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Today in Aviation: New York Air Commences Operations

MIAMI – Today in Aviation, New York Air (NY) the “the flying big apple”, commenced operations in 1980. The first flight took place from the airline’s La Guardia (LGA) hub to Washington National (DCA). It was launched by aviation entrepreneur Frank Lorenzo and his Texas Air Corporation. Lorenzo wanted to focus on the new carrier […]

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Today in Aviation: New York’s LaGuardia Airport Begins Operations

MIAMI – Today in Aviation, New York City’s LaGuardia Airport (LGA) airport opened for business in East Elmhurst, Queens, in 1939. Aviation on the site in the Borough of Queens can be traced back to June 1929, when New York Air Terminal Inc opened a seaplane base. Further developments led to the facility being renamed […]

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