Higher Ticket Fees Proposed in New TSA Budget

February 15, 2018 Akhil Dewan

On Monday, President Trump proposed an increase to the Transportation Security Administration’s (TSA) fees placed on airline tickets in order to upgrade the agency’s current technology, as part of an effort to make the airport screening


Airlines Beginning to Evaluate Blockchain Solutions

February 8, 2018 Akhil Dewan

Blockchain technology, which allows cryptocurrency like Bitcoin to operate, has been taking the world by storm lately. Blockchain technology is a decentralized method of maintaining records, operated on a peer-to-peer network. Currently, most financial institutions

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Delta to Discontinue West Coast Shuttle Service

December 20, 2017 Akhil Dewan

On Wednesday, Atlanta-based Delta Air Lines has announced that it will be ending shuttle service for its West Coast flights from its Los Angeles and Seattle hubs. “Shuttle” service within the airline industry often refers


FedEx Agrees to Purchase 50 ATR 72-600Fs

November 9, 2017 Akhil Dewan

On Wednesday, cargo airline FedEx Express announced that it has placed a firm order with French aircraft manufacturer Avions de Transport Regional (ATR) for 30 ATR 72-600Fs, with options to purchase an additional 20. While


American Sets Retirement Date for MD-80s

November 2, 2017 Akhil Dewan

American Airlines has announced that it plans to completely retire its MD-80 fleet in 2019. The MD-80 has been one of the workhorses of the American Airlines fleet, operating countless short-haul domestic and international routes

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