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Iberia To Introduce Premium Economy Product

October 21, 2016 Parker Davis

Iberia announced Thursday that they will be introducing a new premium economy product on their Airbus A330-300, A340-600, and yet-to-be-delivered A350 aircraft beginning in summer 2017. The airline has said the first routes with the

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The Race Across the Pacific

September 13, 2016 Parker Davis

In the early 1980s, the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) began operating flights between Beijing and New York, San Francisco, and Los Angeles. These routes were the first between the nations operated by Chinese

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Qantas Group Reports Record Profits

August 29, 2016 Parker Davis

The Qantas Group, parent company of Sydney-based Qantas Airways, reported record profits Wednesday of $1.42 billion AUD ($1.07 billion USD) for the financial year ending in June 2016. The owner of numerous other passenger and

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World’s Largest Aircraft Completes Maiden Flight

August 22, 2016 Parker Davis

The world’s largest aircraft had a successful first flight on Wednesday. The Airlander 10, a modern version of mid-19th century helium-filled airships owned by British aerospace company Hybrid Air Vehicles, flew around Bedfordshire, England for

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Airline Reservations Systems: A Brief History

August 16, 2016 Parker Davis

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

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FAA Grants Safety Rating for Indonesian Carriers

August 15, 2016 Parker Davis

The Federal Aviation Administration announced today that Indonesia now meets International Civil Aviation Organization safety standards and has received a Category 1 rating. This means Indonesian carriers will now be able to fly to the

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