Monthly Archive: February 2012

Passenger jet skids to landing at Newark 2/27/12 – Newsday

The aftermath of today's incident at Newark International.  Thankfully, there were no injuries.   Photo:  Craig Maternowski - OPShots Contributor

A passenger plane with landing gear problems skidded down the runway at Newark Liberty Airport Monday evening, the chin of the plane scraping the tarmac before all aboard exited without injuries, authorities said. The 6:22 p.m. arrival of United Express Flight 5124 shut down the airport for nearly an hour. Two of the three runways …

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OPShots Photographer Spotlight: Paul Csizmadia – Keeping Lorain County covered

Country singer Alan Jackson's Falcon 50 was caught by Paul at Lorain County awaiting the singer's return.  Photo:  Paul Csizmadia - OPShots Contributor

Lorain County resident and photojournalist Paul Csizmadia is the winner of this week’s OPShots Topshot award.  Paul is a tireless man of many interests, and won’t think twice about driving that extra mile to get “the shot.”  Paul has some 300 photos in the database, and has been a member since 2009.  His photos cover …

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United Makes New First and Business Class Confusing…We Make It Clear – Conde Nast Traveler

A tale of two tails and all that entails.  Photo:  Doug McElroy - OPShots Contributor

If you’re lucky enough to be flying with the fancy people in a premium cabin on United, get ready for some confusion. United has changed the names of its cabins, and it’s enough to make your head spin—there are different names for the exact same thing. Seriously. Let’s break it down. As most of us …

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Washington’s Airports Set Records – Airports International

A Delta Air Lines A319 taxies at Washington Ronald Reagan National Airport in 2010.  Photo: Andrew Thon - OPShots Contributor

Washington Dulles International Airport served 23.2 million passengers in 2011, 6.5 million of which were international or transborder travellers. (MWAA) Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport and Washington Dulles International Airport served a combined total of 42 million passengers in 2011, according to figures released by the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority. Jack Potter, the Authority’s President …

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