Each year, the United Nations General Assembly convenes in September, bringing a variety of world leaders and their aircraft to New York City. Check out some of this year's highlights, taken at JFK over the course of five days, below.
This morning at New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK/KJFK), TAM Flight 8078 from Rio de Janeiro, had to abort its landing on Runway 22L after the crew reported a problem with nose gear steering.
Streamline Air suspended its sole route, between Trenton-Mercer Airport, NJ and Bedford Hanscom Field, MA on September 14th.
On Wednesday, a Volga-Dnepr Ilyushin Il-76TD-90VD (RA-76950) made a rare visit to Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport — the first appearance of that type at BWI/KBWI in almost 15 years.
Here is a first look at Mauiva's second Embraer EMB-120ER Brasilia (N659CT), taxiing to the terminal at Trenton-Mercer Airport (TTN/KTTN). The aircraft formerly flew with SkyWest Airlines as N237SW.
A few hours of Independence Day spotting at Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR/KEWR) netted several nice catches, including the Bugshan Group Airbus A319CJ (VP-CIE), a couple of Star Alliance birds from SAS and LOT, and a Royal Canadian Mounted Police Pilatus (C-FGMQ).
Solid outing at New York's John F. Kennedy International (JFK / KJFK) on Saturday.
The third Boeing 787-8 off the production line, registered N787BX, flew to General Edward Lawrence Logan International Airport (IATA: BOS, ICAO: KBOS) on Sunday to kick off the US portion of the 787 "Dream Tour".
Check out photos from a January visit to Miami International Airport (MIA/KMIA).