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Solar Impulse Makes History As First To Fly Across America Powered Only By The Sun
2013-07-07 07:04:31

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Swiss Pioneers of aviation Bertrand Piccard and Andre Borschberg have made history with their successful Across America 2013 project, landing safely at JFK International Airport in New York late Saturday night, July 6. Sunday's successful landing of the Solar Impulse zero-fuel airplane marks a significant milestone in aviation history: The first time a plane capable of flying day and night powered only by solar energy has crossed...

Across America 2013: Solar Impulse Prepares For Final Leg To New York
2013-07-05 06:17:42

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The Solar Impulse team of Bertrand Piccard and Andre Borschberg are now preparing for the final flight of their HB-SIA zero-fuel airplane in the Across America 2013 campaign. Borschberg will take control of the solar-powered airplane for this final leg of the journey from Washington, DC to New York. Borschberg is scheduled to take off from Washington Dulles International Airport on Saturday, July 6 at around 5:00 am EDT. The...

2010-11-18 11:21:00

FORT WORTH, Texas, Nov. 18, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- American Airlines and American Eagle further expand their presence in New York today by launching daily nonstop service between New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) and five new destinations. As previously announced, American begins daily service today from JFK to Rio de Janeiro (GIG), using 219-seat Boeing 767-300s configured with 28 Business Class and 191 Economy Class seats. In addition, American begins two daily...

2010-07-29 16:15:00

FORT WORTH, Texas, July 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- American Eagle Airlines, the regional affiliate of American Airlines, today announced daily nonstop service between New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) and three new destinations - Norfolk International Airport (ORF), Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG), and Indianapolis International Airport (IND), beginning Nov. 18. Eagle will operate the service with 50-seat Embraer ERJ-145 jets. "American is...

2009-10-05 11:00:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today announced the selection of Michael A. Scott as Federal Security Director (FSD) for John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK). As FSD, he will oversee all TSA operations at the airport. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090401/TSALOGO) "Mike has most recently overseen TSA operations at LaGuardia, MacArthur and Westchester County airports and the Manhattan Heliports, and this...

2009-08-04 09:00:00

JAMAICA, N.Y., Aug. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- JFK INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT -- Baltia Air Lines, Inc. announced today that they have executed a Letter of Intent for the purchase of a Boeing 747 aircraft. About Baltia Baltia Air Lines, Inc. is a New York corporation publicly traded under the symbol "BLTA" on the Over the Counter Bulletin Board, OTCBB. Baltia's base of operations is Terminal 4 at JFK International Airport in New York. Baltia's goal is to become the leading U.S. airline in...

Word of the Day
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.