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Southwest Announces Key Executive Changes

January 11, 2017 Parker Davis

Dallas, Texas-based Southwest Airlines announced Tuesday new changes to their executive ranks, promoting Thomas Nealon to President and Michael Van de Ven to Chief Operating Officer. Nealon, who rejoined Southwest a little over a year

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WestJet and McDonalds Take Flight Together

November 24, 2016 Samuel Chen

WestJet recently announced their partnership with McDonald’s Canada to serve the restaurant’s McCafé Premium Roast Coffee onboard the airline’s more than 650 daily flights. The first flight offering McDonald’s coffee departed Toronto on Nov. 21

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Emirates To Operate An All A380 and 777 Fleet

November 10, 2016 James Field

Emirates has been incrementally streamlining their fleet for a few years and now it comes to a conclusion. The airline has retired their last Airbus A330 aircraft (registered as A6-EAK) from operational service, which was

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United Raises a Glass to Veterans

November 3, 2016 Tyler Tashji

Throughout the month of November and in honor of Veterans Day, United Club customers will have the chance to support military charities by purchasing select beverages. United has selected two beers to serve at its

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Croatia Airlines To Leave London Heathrow

October 26, 2016 Matthew Garcia

Croatia Airlines, Croatia’s flagship carrier, has announced the removal of flights to London Heathrow. Rumors of selling the company’s slots in London have been lingering for over a year now. London Heathrow has limited slot

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Saad Hammad Steps Down as Flybe CEO

October 26, 2016 James Field

Flybe unexpectedly announced today, October 26, 2016, that Saad Hammad has by mutual agreement stepped down from his role as Chief Executive Officer of Flybe with immediate effect. A search has commenced for a new Chief

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Iberia To Introduce Premium Economy Product

October 21, 2016 Parker Davis

Iberia announced Thursday that they will be introducing a new premium economy product on their Airbus A330-300, A340-600, and yet-to-be-delivered A350 aircraft beginning in summer 2017. The airline has said the first routes with the

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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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Airbus Celebrates 10,000th Aircraft Delivery

October 15, 2016 James Field

On Friday, Airbus delivered its 10,000 aircraft  The airplane, 9V-SMF (MSN54), was an Airbus A350-941 with a special sticker to commemorate the occasion. The delivery also has significance in terms of the relationships that the two

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