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January 30, 2022

Jetblue Offers Free Flights to Attendees of Police Funerals

NYC Native Carrier Once Again Supports Law Enforcement with No-Cost Airfare

Following the tragic ambush and murder of 2 NYC police officers, JetBlue Airlines has offered free flights to their family members and law enforcement who wish to attend the funerals. The move is a public show of support by the company, one the airline says is a matter of course as "New York's Hometown Airline." The killings occurred last week, when Officers Jason Rivera and Wilbert Mora were attacked at a Harlem apartment in the city's Manhattan borough while responding to a call of domestic violence. 

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Boeing Gets New 5G Mitigation Requirements

New Airworthiness Directive Addresses B747, 777 5G Interference

The FAA has released another 5G related Airworthiness Directive, this time prohibiting Boeing 747-8, 747-8F and 777 airplanes from landing at airports where 5G interference could possibly occur. The AD does not apply to those landings at airports the FAA has affirmed are safe and reliable in their local C-band environment, nor those airports without 5G infrastructure in their vicinity. The FAA says it issued the AD for the heavy Boeings because of its interconnected systems reliant upon its altimeter, which affects the autothrottle, ground proximity warning, thrust reversers, and TCAS. The aircraft affected are estimated to number 336 in the domestic American fleet, with over 1,700 wo

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