Category Archives: first nonstop flights

Singapore Airlines Restores World’s Longest Non-Stop Flight to Newark

By Christine Cassidy, Media Relations Staff More than 1,100 flights a day find their way into and out of Newark Liberty International, one of the country’s busiest airports. But none compares to the one that touched down shortly before dawn … Continue reading

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Flashback: Early Air Traffic Controllers

By Portfolio Editor Roz Hamlett A flashback to Newark Airport’s history: operations at the first Airway Traffic Control Station in 1936 on a bleak and drizzly January afternoon.  At the time, Newark Airport was becoming the busiest commercial airport in the nation.  … Continue reading

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Newark Liberty International: Doolittle Sets Coast-to-Coast Records

By Portfolio Editor Roz Hamlett While more famous aviators such as Charles Lindbergh were capturing America’s imagination in the 1920s and ‘30s, General James “Jimmy” Doolittle was flying a little below the radar. But he was a thoroughly accomplished and … Continue reading

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