Planes

Remembering a Legend: Joe Sutter

August 31, 2016 Matthew Garcia

The mastermind behind the Boeing 747, Joe Sutter, passed away on August 30th, 2016. Mr. Sutter left us at the age of 95 due to pneumonia complications. In a statement released by Boeing, Raymond Conner,

Airlines

Saying Goodbye To The Silver MD-80s

August 24, 2016 Matthew Garcia

Tuesday may have been a normal day of hard labor for most commercial aircraft but for 20 American MD 80s, it was retirement day. “It’s a bittersweet day as we say goodbye to so many

Airlines

Saying Goodbye to the Queen of the Skies?

July 28, 2016 Matthew Garcia

In a filing report released Wednesday, Boeing said they are considering the possibility of ending the 747’s life. The company stated, “If we are unable to obtain sufficient orders and/or market, production and other risk…It

Airlines

Rayani Air: Closed for Good

July 9, 2016 Matthew Garcia

The Malaysian government announced late last month that they have revoked Rayani Air’s Air Operators Certificate, permanently grounding the airline. Azharuddin Abdul Rahman, the director general of Malaysia’s Department of Aviation, stated that the decision to revoke the

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Condor Launches New Service from Austin

June 29, 2016 Matthew Garcia

On Monday, Condor Airlines launched service from Austin, Texas with new service to their hub in Frankfurt. The History of Condor Condor Airlines was founded in 1955 under the name of Deutsche Flugdienst by four

Airlines

Alaska Air Flies With Biofuel Made from Corn

June 8, 2016 Matthew Garcia

In efforts to lower emissions, airlines and biofuel companies have been testing new possibilities and pushing their limits to create cheaper jet fuel that’s safer for the environment. One airline has partnered with a biofuel

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Endeavor Ups First Year Pilot Salary

June 1, 2016 Matthew Garcia

Due to the extremely low pay and high cost of flight training, the airline business is struggling to recruit pilots. However, one regional carrier has taken a step in the right direction to intrigue more

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