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Celebrating Six Years of AirlineGeeks

February 10, 2019 Ryan Ewing

On Sunday, Feb. 10, 2019, AirlineGeeks celebrates six years of operation. Perhaps it’s just a coincidence that our birthday falls a day after both the 747’s and 727’s? Anyways, I just wanted to use this

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The Price is Right: How Airfare Works

January 28, 2019 Peter Biondi

Often we see passengers surprised with the fact that they are paying $700 for a 7 hours international flight and $500 for a 2 hours domestic flight. The average buyer tries to reason that an

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Ryanair Issues Profit Warning Despite Busy Winter

January 19, 2019 Andy Nelson

Europe’s most prominent low-cost carrier has today announced that it is cutting its profit forecast for this winter, blaming lower than expected airfares. In a trading update released on Jan. 18, Dublin-based Ryanair indicated that

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An Outlook for the Brazilian Aviation Industry

January 19, 2019 Peter Biondi

The year in Brazil started with a new government promising significant changes in the way the country does business, including fighting criminality, restructuring government spending and promoting liberalism. In addition to potentially reforming the country,

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The World’s Most Travelled Man

January 13, 2019 Adrian Vannahme

When you think of whom may have flown the most on aircraft, most would assume it is a pilot. Or possibly a long-serving flight attendant. Or an independently wealthy aviation geek. It is, however, a passenger:

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Airline Privatization: Trade Sales (Part 2)

December 27, 2018 Hemal Gosai

In the previous article, we discussed privatization through public share issuance, with the example being British Airways. The airline was run by the government and through the issuance of public stock, the company was privatized

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Germany to Ban Iran’s Mahan Air in January

December 23, 2018 Andy Nelson

The government of Germany is to impose a ban on Iran’s second largest airline, according to a report in the Bild newspaper. Mahan Air, which currently operates six times per week to destinations in Munich

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Sun Country Takes Flight to the North Pole

December 18, 2018 Thomas Pallini

While Sun Country Airlines is known for transporting Minnesotans down south to destinations out of the cold during the winter season, the airline conducted a special flight to an even colder destination than Minneapolis, the

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Vistara: A Refreshing Change for India

November 27, 2018 Hemal Gosai

Over the past week, I had the opportunity to speak with several representatives of a young three-year-old growing airline within India, Vistara. The airline is a joint venture between Tata Sons, a large Indian conglomerate,

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