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Flybe: Overcoming Turbulent Times

September 9, 2016 James Field

UK carrier Flybe has gone through a reasonably short period of turbulent times. Over the past three years, the airline’s profit and revenue reports have been very altered. Following the appointment of Saad Hammad, the

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Emirates Expands A380 Service to New Zealand

September 6, 2016 Tyler Tashji

Emirates, the world’s largest Airbus A380 Operator announced today it will begin A380 service to Christchurch, New Zealand beginning October 30th which will coincide with the launch of the A380 on its Dubai to Auckland

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Jet2 Announces Sizable Recruitment Plan

August 31, 2016 James Field

UK based carrier Jet2 has announced a massive recruitment drive for the airline, planning to generate over 1,000 jobs across the United Kingdom. In the breakdown, the airline plans to hire 180 new pilots, 700

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American and United Appoint New Presidents

August 29, 2016 James Field

There has been an interesting shakeup in the airline executive world this afternoon as American Airlines and United Airlines both name new company presidents. American’s New President American announced Robert Isom as their new President

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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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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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SkyWest Continues Upward Climb

August 10, 2016 Christopher Dollesin

Last month, SkyWest, Inc. announced another profitable quarter, continuing a positive trend marked by increased E175 flying and a reduced CRJ-200 fleet. Both SkyWest Airlines and ExpressJet enjoyed a 99.9% completion rate excluding weather cancellations,

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Emirates Aircraft Crash Lands in Dubai

August 3, 2016 Joe Pesek

Emirates flight 521, en route from Thiruvananthapuram, India, was involved in a severe accident this morning at Dubai International Airport (DXB). Upon crash landing, footage emerged showing part of the aircraft exploding as the aircraft came to a

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Johannesburg to Say ‘Hello’ to Emirates A380

July 26, 2016 Tyler Tashji

Emirates announced today that Johannesburg will be the next city in its network to receive Airbus A380 service. Currently, Emirates uses the Boeing 777-300ER to serve Johannesburg with four daily flights. Beginning February 1, one

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Alaska Airlines Adds Service from Newark

July 22, 2016 Tyler Tashji

Alaska Airlines announced today it will increase its presence in the New York City region with additional service to Newark’s Liberty International Airport. The airline currently serves Newark with two daily flights from Seattle and

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TRIP REPORT: Flying the 747 Domestically

June 10, 2016 Tyler Tashji

For the longest time, I have wanted to fly on the Boeing 747, commonly known as the ‘Queen of the Skies.’ When the opportunity came along to fly on this beauty on a domestic route,

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Southwest Files to Expand Flights to Mexico

June 3, 2016 Tyler Tashji

Southwest Airlines has filed an application with the United States Department of Transportation (DOT) to expand its flights to Mexico. The airline filed to begin service from Los Angeles to Cancun and San Jose del

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