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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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United Launches Service to Auckland

July 2, 2016 Jace Moseley

On July 1, 2016, United Airlines kicked off service between their Pacific gateway at San Francisco International Airport (SFO) and Auckland, New Zealand (AKL). The date also marked the official start of a joint venture

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Turning Over a NewLeaf in Canadian Aviation

June 27, 2016 Jace Moseley

When thinking about Canadian aviation and the commercial airlines gracing the skies a few names instantly pop into mind. Those airlines generally include WestJet, Air Canada, Air Transat and a few others. However, starting July 25th, a “new” airline will be

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Coming Soon: Scheduled U.S. to Cuba Flights

June 10, 2016 Shane Piper

On June 6th the United States Department of Transportation approved six airlines to begin offering flights into Cuba. The U.S carriers that have been selected include American Airlines, JetBlue, Southwest, Sun Country, Frontier, and Silver Airways.

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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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Delta Enhances Scottish Route Network

June 8, 2016 Ashley Magoon

On June 7, 2016, Delta announced that beginning on May 25, 2017, they will start flights between New York JFK and Glasgow, Scotland. This service will be the only nonstop flight between the two cities.

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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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