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Newark airport loses status as NYC airport, could affect travelers' rates

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Newark Liberty International Airport lost its status as a New York City airport on Monday in a move that could affect flight costs for travelers. The International Air Transport Association revoked Newark's classification as an NYC airport after changing the city codes for some of its multiairport cities. Although Newark is technically in New Jersey, it was one of three airports with an NYC classification. The other two are LaGuardia International Airport and the John F. Kennedy… (www.msn.com) Mehr...

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An American Airlines passenger was hit in the head by a food cart that came loose during landing, the FAA says

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A plane passenger was struck by a food cart that came loose during landing, according to the FAA. The incident happened aboard an American Airlines Airbus A321 while it was landing in Rhode Island. The passenger received a minor injury, per the FAA. The flight continued to operate as normal. A passenger was struck in the head by a food cart aboard an American Airlines flight, according to a Federal Aviation Administration incident report. The food cart aboard American Airlines flight AA2566… (www.msn.com) Mehr...

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Spirit Airlines to launch nonstop flights to Orlando, Fort Lauderdale out of Norfolk

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Those who live in Hampton Roads will soon have another option to soak up the sun or visit some theme parks in Florida, just in time for spring break. Spirit Airlines is launching daily nonstop flights from Norfolk to Orlando and Fort Lauderdale, Florida in 2023, the low-cost carrier announced Tuesday morning. Starting March 8, the flights will connect Hampton Roads to Florida's Atlantic coast and several international destinations in the Caribbean and Latin America. Orlando is home to… (www.msn.com) Mehr...

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American could have flown more planes into JFK airport but a 'manual' error caused the airline to lose track of its airport slots

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American Airlines and JetBlue Airways are in court over an antitrust lawsuit against their Northeast Alliance. On Friday, American CCO Vasu Raja said at the trial the carrier can't get enough airport slots in New York. He explained the carrier accidentally gave up seven slots at New York's JFK airport because it forgot it had them. American Airlines could have flown more planes into one of the busiest airports in the country — but it forgot. American and JetBlue Airways are currently… (www.msn.com) Mehr...

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U.S. set to finalize new flight attendant rest time rules -sources

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The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is set as early as Tuesday to require that airline flight attendants receive at least 10 hours of rest time between shifts, an action that Congress directed in 2018, sources told Reuters. The FAA first proposed the rule in October 2021. Under existing rules, flight attendants get at least nine hours of rest time but it can be as little as eight hours in certain circumstances. The FAA declined to comment on Monday. (www.reuters.com) Mehr...

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Mexico president says Army is working to create state-run airline

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Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador on Tuesday said the Army is working on a proposal to create its own commercial airline, confirming reports from a leak of government documents last week. "An analysis of its economic viability is being carried out," Lopez Obrador said at a regular news conference, noting that a decision had yet to be made. "It's likely that this new airline will be (in operation) next year," he said. (www.yahoo.com) Mehr...

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NTSB Finds Improper Maintenance Was a Cause of 2020 Crash of Piper PA-28

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Pilot error is the most common cause of crashes of light planes, but in the case of a Piper PA-28 that landed long and went through a fence two years ago in Upstate New York, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) found that the primary cause was someone else’s mistake. The takeoff of the PA-28-161 Warrior on October 4, 2020, seemingly started without any issue as the aircraft rolled down the runway at Oswego County Airport (KFZY) in Fulton, New York. That is until shortly after liftoff… (www.msn.com) Mehr...

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Boeing’s 737 Max 10 Approval Will Likely Be Delayed Until Next Summer

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Boeing Co. doesn’t expect its 737 Max 10 model to be ready for certification until next summer at the soonest, US aviation regulators told a key lawmaker. The planemaker’s latest plan was relayed in a letter Monday from Federal Aviation Administration acting Administrator Billy Nolen to Senator Roger Wicker, a Mississippi Republican. The comments provided the latest indication that the plane won’t meet a crucial deadline to finalize its approvals by the end of 2022. (www.msn.com) Mehr...

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Business Class Unbundled: A New Airline Model Makes Luxury Accessible

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Business Class on airplanes is synonymous with luxury. While some airlines are more luxurious than others (here's looking at you, Qatar Q-Suites), if you're itching to taste the business class life but at a fraction of the price tag, these new airline business class models may be for you. In recent years, especially after the pandemic, airlines have been looking for novel ways to keep revenue up. Though air travel is recovering rapidly, decreasing business travel, new airlines with… (www.msn.com) Mehr...

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Allegiant Air resumes operations at Punta Gorda Airport

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Allegiant Air has resumed service at Punta Gorda Airport after the Charlotte County travel hub sustained minimal damage from Hurricane Ian. Service to and from Punta Gorda Airport resumed Monday, Oct. 3, the airport said on Tuesday. Passengers traveled through the airport's Bailey Terminal for flights to and from Cincinnati, Ohio; Allentown, Pennsylvania; Flint, Michigan and Indianapolis, Indiana. Sun Country Airlines is set to resume service in December and run through April, spokeswoman… (www.msn.com) Mehr...

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Delta Looking to Acquire Airbus A350-1000s

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Delta Air Lines is allegedly interested in acquiring Airbus A350-1000s, with 20 being the target number of jets that the Atlanta-based airline is considering. (onemileatatime.com) Mehr...

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Croatia Airlines To Order 6 Airbus A220s For Its Fleet Renewal

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It’s official: Croatia Airlines is purchasing six brand new Airbus A220 aircraft, confirming to Simple Flying that it will convert its A320neo order, which was previously an A319 order. The choice comes after a year of deliberations that saw Croatia Airlines choosing between the Embraer E2, the Airbus A220, and even the Boeing 737 MAX. An all-A220 fleet by 2026 Croatia Airlines will replace its entire fleet over the next four years, in accordance with the post-covid strategy it adopted in August… (www.msn.com) Mehr...

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Croatia Airlines to buy six new Airbus A220 aircraft

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State-controlled flag carrier Croatia Airlines [ZSE:CRAL] said on Tuesday it has accepted an offer from aircraft manufacturer Airbus to buy six new A220 airplanes (seenews.com) Mehr...

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Willie Walsh Says Prices Will Need To Rise To Meet Net-Zero Goals

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The IATA Director General says that "without question," flying will become more expensive. (simpleflying.com) Mehr...

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China's B737 and A320 competitor secures airworthiness certification from CAAC

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BEIJING, CHINA — China's state-owned aircraft manufacturer COMAC held a ceremony on Sep. 29 to announce the certification of its C919 narrowbody passenger jet. The certification marks an important milestone for China's ambitious jetliner program that is intended to compete with Airbus A320neo and Boeing 737 MAX Family aircraft. (www.airlinerwatch.com) Mehr...

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United is cutting 12 more routes from its hubs in cities like Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Chicago

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United Airlines is slashing routes from some of its biggest hubs as the nation's fourth-largest carrier continues to aggressively drop small cities amid a nationwide pilot shortage. The Chicago-based carrier is suspending 12 routes originating in Los Angeles, San Francisco, Chicago, Houston, and Newark, the Points Guy first reported and the airline later confirmed to Insider. (www.businessinsider.com) Mehr...

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Wisk Aero reveals its market-ready, self-flying air taxi

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Electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) vehicle company Wisk Aero has unveiled its go-to-market aircraft: a four-passenger autonomous air taxi that the startup will put forward for U.S. Federal Aviation Administration type certification. (techcrunch.com) Mehr...

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Former President Trump Lashes Out At 'Dirty, Crowded Mess' At US Airports

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The former President criticized the aviation industry at a rally over the weekend. (simpleflying.com) Mehr...

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How Tom Cruise Held Onto The Side Of A Flying Airbus A400M

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The actor is known for his love of high-octane stunts. (simpleflying.com) Mehr...

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Airbus Wants You To Design The Livery For The A350F

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You have until November 28 to make your livery artist dreams come true. (simpleflying.com) Mehr...

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Boeing doesn't expect MAX 10 to gain FAA approval before summer 2023

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Exclusive-Boeing doesn't expect MAX 10 to gain FAA approval before summer 2023 -letter (ca.finance.yahoo.com) Mehr...

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Break Me Off A Piece of That A380

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An A380 is going to auction. If you’ve ever wanted to display the cockpit escape rope of an Airbus A380 in your living room, you’re in luck. (avgeekery.com) Mehr...

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Air Canada adds 2 new routes to United hubs, with more likely to come

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Air Canada is launching two new transborder routes that will deepen the carrier’s ties with United Airlines. The routes, Vancouver International Airport (YVR) to George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) and Halifax Stanfield International Airport (YHZ) to Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) serve two of United’s hubs and, in the case of the Vancouver-to-Houston flight, will complement United’s service. United currently operates the Vancouver-Houston route — one that returned for the… (www.msn.com) Mehr...

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Disturbing viral photo of airplane wing covered in what appears to be duct tape is no cause for concern, experts say

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A photo of an airplane wing covered in what appears to be duct tape went viral this week. Experts told CheckMate the tape is "speed tape," a commonly used tool to cover peeling paint. Officials say the tape is no cause for concern and poses no risks. A photo of an airplane wing covered with what appears to be duct tape threw the internet into a tizzy this week, but experts say, don't worry. The image in question first drew attention after Australian opera singer David Wakeham… (www.msn.com) Mehr...

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American Airlines CEO cites stiff competition in defending JetBlue alliance

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American Airlines CEO Robert Isom offered a vigorous defense of his company's alliance with JetBlue Airways as the company faces an antitrust trial. Isom argued that the alliance is critical to providing consumers with affordable alternative flights amid fierce competition from Delta and United while insisting that his company would struggle to broaden its operations in the northeast without the JetBlue partnership. "The opportunity to create the Northeast Alliance is absolutely an… (www.msn.com) Mehr...

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Heathrow to end daily passenger cap on 29 October

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Heathrow has confirmed it will end its 100,000 daily passenger cap at the end of the summer flying season on 29 October. A Heathrow spokesperson said: “This cap resulted in fewer last-minute cancellations, better punctuality and shorter waits for bags. “We continue to work with all of our airline partners ahead of the winter season to ensure a smooth operation for our passengers.” City A.M. understands the winter summer season will be managed through a different mechanism which restricts changes… (www.msn.com) Mehr...

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