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FareCompare Debunks International Southwest Effect

August 23, 2016 0

According to a recent study released by FareCompare.com, international flyers traveling to the United States do not receive long term benefits from the “Southwest Effect.” Well-known to domestic travelers, the Southwest Effect describes a drop

EASA Voices Opinion On New Medical Requirements

August 21, 2016 0

After releasing its advice on the minimum cockpit occupation earlier this month, EASA has voiced its opinion on an updated proposal for the Part-MED. The three main topics focus on pilots’ psychiatric evaluation during class

5 Reasons to Fly Norwegian

August 17, 2016 1

Award-winning and disruptive, Norwegian (operating as Norwegian Air Shuttle, Norwegian Long Haul, and Norwegian Air International) has been raising eyebrows in recent years with regulation hurdles and at times controversial business practices. Through it all,

Airline Reservations Systems: A Brief History

August 16, 2016 0

In 1946, American Airlines began experimenting with the first automated booking system, the Electromechanical Reservisor. In 1952, the airline introduced a newer system in order to gain access to inventory in real time from across

  • The Qatar A350 at JFK (Photo provided by Ben Granucci/NYCAviation.com)
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    Qatar Airways Shows Off Their A350XWB in New York

    Touching down at JFK on Tuesday was a Qatar Airways Airbus A350XWB, the first commercial A350 to ever grace its wheels upon United States soil. From airport workers, to avid plane spotters everyone was talking,
  • The Boeing 777-200LR touching down (Photo provided by Boeing)
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    The 777-200: A Recap of Recent Incidents

    Since Tuesday’s accident  at McCarran International in Las Vegas the 777-200 has been involved in fourteen prior aviation accidents and incidents since its first flight back in 1994. As of today, over 1200 Boeing 777 aircraft are

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  • FareCompare Debunks International Southwest Effect

    August 23, 2016 0
    According to a recent study released by FareCompare.com, international flyers traveling to the United States do not receive long term benefits from the “Southwest Effect.” Well-known to domestic travelers, the Southwest Effect describes a drop

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