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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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AirBridge Cargo Starts Service to Seattle

October 9, 2016 Ashley Magoon

As of October 7, 2016, Moscow based carrier AirBridge Cargo added Seattle to their international route network. Their service launch was celebrated with an aircraft dedication event at Sea-Tac Airport. The brand new Boeing 747-8F

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JetBlue’s First Group of Scholars Graduate

September 18, 2016 Ashley Magoon

JetBlue recently celebrated the graduation of the first members within their scholar program. Through the JetBlue Scholars Program, airline crew members are able to obtain an associate’s or bachelor’s degree with JetBlue handling most of

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TBT (Throwback Thursday) in Aviation History: Karair

July 14, 2016 Ashley Magoon

Founded in 1947 as Karhumäki Airways, the Finnish airline was established as a subsidiary of aircraft maintenance and manufacturing company, Veljekset Karhumäki Oy. Scheduled passenger service began in 1951 between numerous domestic cities and the

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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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TBT (Throwback Thursday) in Aviation History: Indian

June 2, 2016 Ashley Magoon

Established in 1953, Indian was set up as Indian Airlines Corporation, formed from the merger of eight domestic airlines; Kalinga Airlines, Indian National Airways, Airways India, Bharat Airways, Himalayan Aviation, Deccan Airways, Air Services of India,

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E190-E2 Aircraft Completes First Flight

May 25, 2016 Ashley Magoon

As of May 23, 2016, Embraer’s latest aircraft, the E190-E2, successfully completed its first flight ahead of schedule. The new airplane rolled out from the factory about three months ago, and the flight is the

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TRIP REPORT: Virgin America Roundtrip to SFO

May 5, 2016 Ashley Magoon

Outbound Trip Flight Number: VX751 Tail Number: N624VA Aircraft: A320-214 Route: SEA-SFO Flight Time: 7AM-9:05AM Prior to the pending merger with Alaska Airlines, I decided that I wanted to fly Virgin America at least once,

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