Throwback Thursday

TBT (Throwback Thursday) in Aviation History: Direct Air

December 22, 2016 Ashley Magoon

Founded in 2006 in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina based airline company Direct Air commenced operations  leasing aircraft with charter airlines. Their flights were operated by numerous other airlines, including Sky King, Inc., World Atlantic Airlines, USA

Throwback Thursday

TBT (Throwback Thursday) in Aviation History: Aero Union

November 24, 2016 Ashley Magoon

Founded in 1960, Aero Union Corporation was an aircraft maintenance and operation company that focused on aerial firefighting, including operating the aircraft, training crews, and designing fire fighting systems. Their company depended heavily on a contract

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DOT Ban on Samsung Note 7 Takes Effect

October 15, 2016 Ashley Magoon

Effective as of October 15, 2016, at 12pm Eastern Time, all Samsung Note 7 devices are banned from commercial aircraft in the United States. The emergency order was issued by the Department of Transportation (DOT),

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AirBridge Cargo Starts Service to Seattle

October 9, 2016 Ashley Magoon

As of October 7, 2016, Moscow based carrier AirBridge Cargo added Seattle to their international route network. Their service launch was celebrated with an aircraft dedication event at Sea-Tac Airport. The brand new Boeing 747-8F

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JetBlue’s First Group of Scholars Graduate

September 18, 2016 Ashley Magoon

JetBlue recently celebrated the graduation of the first members within their scholar program. Through the JetBlue Scholars Program, airline crew members are able to obtain an associate’s or bachelor’s degree with JetBlue handling most of

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