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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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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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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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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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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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United Flight Attendants Agree On New Contract

August 12, 2016 Shane Piper

Chicago based United Airlines has over 25,000 flight attendants and for the first time in six years, they will all be operating under a single contract. Since the integration with Continental Airlines in 2010, there

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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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Southwest’s Computer Glitch Still Causing Issues

July 22, 2016 Shane Piper

On July 20, Southwest’s computer system experienced a significant outage causing an immediate delay in hundreds of flights. As the backups failed, hundreds additional flights were either delayed or canceled, totaling almost 1150 flights within 24

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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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Farnborough Round-Up: Day 3

July 13, 2016 James Dinsdale

There was a slight improvement in the amount of sunshine that was radiating down on the asphalt during day three of Farnborough International, compared to the waterlogged (flooded) scene that occurred on Monday at the airport southwest of

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