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Bahamasair Boeing 737-500s Unable to Fly into U.S. Airspace

For the past ten years, pilots and airlines in the United States have had a deadline. As part of the FAA’s NextGen plan for air traffic control, aircraft flying in certain airspace in the United States are required to have ADS-B technology onboard. The deadline for the aircraft to be modified with ADS-B recently passed on January 2. However, for Bahamasair, there wasn’t enough time to get a third of its fleet compliant, a Forbes report stated. The national airline…

Elite Airways Launches First Flight from Long Island

Long Islanders now have a direct connection to Melbourne, Florida and the Bahamas as Elite Airways launched its inaugural flight this morning from Long Island MacArthur Airport in Islip, New York on its 50-seat Bombardier CRJ-200 aircraft. The first flight, 7Q21, departed Long Island on-time at 8:00 a.m. for the…

Elite Airways Returns to Long Island While Frontier Enhances Florida…

Following a year and four-month long absence, Elite Airways has decided it will return to Long Island MacArthur Airport in Islip, New York with a twice-weekly flight to Melbourne, Florida and onward service to Bimini, Bahamas. The airline initially began serving the central Long Island airport in 2016 with flights…

Gulfstream Airlines’ Silver Lining: The Gulfstream – Silver Story

The Florida market has always been home to fierce competition as carriers look for a way to gain an advantage over each other. However, the inter-Florida market is less competitive, with the only major carriers providing service inside state lines being Spirit, Southwest, American, and jetBlue. However, all of their…