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Capital Gains: How Austin Has Evolved Over The Last 25 Years

As the 1990s began, the city of Austin, Texas had yet to experience the massive expansion it would soon discover. The high-tech revolutions brought by phones and computers were just around the corner, and few knew the growth they would create for the city. The city’s largest events at the time included the South by Southwest gaming (SXSW), film and music festival and the Formula One Grand Prix of the United States. Each played a major role in attracting the hundreds of thousands…

Delta Brings Opening Day To LGA, JFK, and DCA

Opening Day for Major League Baseball is a day avid sports fans religiously head to stadiums, to see their favorite teams perform after time away at spring training.  However, Delta Air Lines, the official airline of the New York Yankees and the Washington Nationals, is making it a day for…

United Expands Its Asia Presence With New Route to China

United Airlines has announced it will begin service between its west coast hub in San Francisco and Hangzhou, China. This will be the airline's fifth new route this year from its San Francisco hub, a gateway to the Asia-Pacific region. United will operate the new route three times weekly with its…

PHOTO STORY: Behind-the-Scenes at One of America’s Oldest Airports

Since the dawn of the Jet Age, air travel has revolutionized how the world works. Before it was inconceivable to think that you could hop on an airplane at night, then in the morning wake up on the other side of the world. Air travel has managed to make our…

The Evolution of Chicago O’Hare

On Sunday, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emmanuel announced the next step of Chicago O’Hare’s multi-million dollar modernization, including plans for a new runway and the potential for terminal enhancements and more gates. “The Mayor’s goal for the airport is straightforward: to make it the best airport in the world,” said Chicago…

Ryanair Lock Horns with Europe’s Air Traffic Control

Low-cost airline Ryanair has called upon the European Commission and Parliament to take action to prevent further disruption following the latest air traffic controller's (ATC) decision to strike. Ryanair’s head of marketing, Kenny Jacobs, stated, “It's disgraceful that Europe’s consumers repeatedly have their travel plans disrupted or cancelled by the selfish…

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This Week in Aviation: 5 Things to Watch

Northeastern United States Enters Recovery Mode After a long battle with Winter Storm Jonas, many airports in the Northeast corner of the U.S. will be recovering from the cancellations that they have been plagued with over the past several days. Crews will be on the ramps, taxiways, and runways constantly…

American Airlines to Launch New Routes at LAX

American has announced that they will begin operating new routes to LAX starting in summer 2016. After all new routes are commenced next June, the carrier will operate over 220 daily flights at LAX, serving 70 global destinations out of the airport, according to the carrier. Their new routes will…

How Is It Possible to Land An Airliner on a…

An Alaska Airlines 737 landed on a taxiway at Seattle's SeaTac Airport on December 19th at about 8:30 in the morning. While it is not unknown for this sort of thing to happen, it is thankfully rare but also exceedingly dangerous. Luckily for this crew and their passengers, the taxiway…