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JetBlue Pays Homage To TWA Once Again At JFK

It has been said that the only way to rebuild something is to tear it down.   This happens time and time again, often leaving the past as a memory without any thought to those that came before you, however JetBlue has honoured its predecessor at its home airport, New York’s JFK International Airport, by keeping…

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When an Airbus A380 and a Bombardier CRJ-700 meet …

New York’s JFK International Airport is known to be an extremely congested airport, and sometimes stark reminders of how dangerous airport taxiways can be interrupt the perfectly choreographed movements of airplanes that appear to be effortless along the taxiways and ramps.   Yesterday evening as Comair’s Delta Connection Flight 6293, a Bombardier CRJ-700 (CR7), taxied…

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Never Pack Meds & Be At The Gate On Time – Lessons From Silent Bob

Earlier this month Actor and Director Kevin Smith, known for his portrayal of the character ‘Silent Bob‘ in a string of movies, had what can be described as an ‘incident’ with Virgin America.  You can read about this ‘incident’ here – Silent Bob Gets Loud About Missing A Flight While Mr. Smith’s entire issue with…

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Silent Bob Gets Loud About Missing A Flight

Actor and Director Kevin Smith (widely known for his portrayal of Silent Bob in a slew of movies) has had a rough year with airlines. Earlier this year, back in February, Smith had a run in with Southwest Airlines, when the airline enforced its “Customer of Size Policy,” which it has had in place for…

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Law Enforcement Got Lucky (Yes Lucky) Catching Terrorist Suspect On A Plane

Last night around 11:45pm law enforcement officials arrested Faisal Shahzad, the suspect in the most recent New York, Times Square, terrorism attempt after he had boarded Emirates Flight 202 for Dubai, from New York’s JFK Airport.  Law enforcement was quite close to missing Shahzad, in fact not only was Shahzad on board Emirates Flight 202,…

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JFK Airport Closes Its Primary Runway For 4 Months & What It Means To You

As the old saying goes “today is a new day,” however today for New York’s JFK International Airport is also the start of a four-month project to repave its longest runway, 13R/31L. JFK’ Runway 13R/31L, at times referred to as “The Bay Runway,” is being repaved with more concrete, which is more durable that its…

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Happy 40th Birthday To The Boeing 747

22/1/2010 – Happy 40th Birthday To The Boeing 747 Forty years ago today history was made as the iconic Boeing 747 took to the skies for its first revenue passenger flight. While Pan Am had intended for the first Boeing 747 revenue passenger flight to be on the 21st of January, an engine overheating delayed…

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Eight Years Ago Today A Titan Airline Vanished From The Skies

Web: www.thetravelstrategist.com — E-Mail: fish@flyingwithfish.com 1/12/2009 – Eight Years Ago Today A Titan Airline Vanished From The Skies At this time 8 years ago a legend of the airline industry puts the wheels of one its MD-80 aircraft down at Las Vegas McCarran Airport never to be seen again.   Many travellers go to Las Vegas…

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Happy Birthday Idlewild Field/JFK International Airport

Web: www.stevenfrischling.com — E-Mail: fish@flyingwithfish.com 31/07/09 – Happy Birthday Idlewild Field/JFK International Airport Having grown up at the end of JFK International Airport’s runways 4L/22R & 4R/22L (really at the departure end 4R and arrival end of 22L) and spending my childhood watching aircraft arrive and depart from these runways all day and night, I’d…

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…and the winners of the top Freddie Awards for hotels and airlines are….

Web: www.twitter.com/flyingwithfish — E-Mail: fish@flyingwithfish.com 24/04/2009 – …and the winners of the top Freddie Awards for hotels and airlines are…. Last night the 21st Annual Freddie Awards for the top international airline and hotel loyalty programs were handed out at the Ft. Lauderdale Airport Hilton, in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. Throughout the evening I had the…

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