Opinions

Opinion: Please No More Flying Rooftop Bars

January 14, 2019 Hemal Gosai

Joon, the Air France experiment at courting millennials, has been in the news thrice so far. The first time was in June 2017 when the concept was announced, whereas the second was when operations began in

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Avianca Brazil Faces Aircraft Reposession

January 14, 2019 Pablo Diaz

Last December, Avianca Brazil filed an injunction for a protective measure, as it failed to cover the bill for Aircastle’s 10 Airbus A320 and one A330 leased aircraft it was operating. During this past weekend,

Airlines

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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United Opens Long-Awaited Polaris Lounge at LAX

January 13, 2019 Albert Kuan

After much anticipation and waiting, the missing piece to the United Polaris experience at LAX has finally arrived. United opened its fifth Polaris lounge at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) to flyers Saturday. The lounge’s

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Air France Looks to Shutdown Joon

January 11, 2019 James Dinsdale

Following a short time as a carrier within a carrier, Joon is set to be closed after parent company Air France announced a review of the subsidiary this week. The airline was initially developed to attract

Opinions

Opinion: When the Customer is Wrong

January 11, 2019 Peter Biondi

Two days ago, someone sent me a video of a woman screaming at a JetBlue gate agent at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport. Although I’m a journalist, I’m also a former airline agent and have been

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Etihad Plans to Cut 50 Pilot Jobs

January 11, 2019 Akhil Dewan

Abu Dhabi-based Etihad Airways has announced that it is planning to cut 50 pilot jobs by the end of January, according to a private internal memo released to employees on Thursday. The decision comes after the

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