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ANA Orders 15 Additional Aircraft

All Nippon Airways of Japan has placed an order for ten Airbus and Boeing jets worth a total of $2.2 billion.  The order comes as an addition to the order ANA recently placed to renew their long haul fleet. The order includes $1.4 billion between eight jets from Boeing.  Five of the Boeing aircraft are Next Generation Boeing 737-800 aircraft.  The other three aircraft are for the Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner.  The 787-10 is the largest variant of the 787 at…

American Airlines Outlines Changes to Fleet in 2015

With the merger with US Airways, the "new American is arriving" with a very diverse and sizable combined fleet. Here, we take a look at American Airlines' plans for 2015. American (Mainline) Airbus A319: American will add seven additional A319 aircraft to the fleet this year.  Four will be delivered…

TBT (Throwback Thursday) in Aviation History (Part One); Air Florida…

The snow was falling hard at Washington National Airport (DCA) on January 13th, 1982. The flights that weren’t cancelled were forced to endure the long line of backed up flights waiting to use the main runway at DCA. As the planes queued up the snow continued to fall. In the…

An Inside Look at Delta Air Lines

[caption id="attachment_666" align="alignright" width="300"] Photo provided by Ryan Ewing[/caption] For roughly 90 years, Delta Air Lines has been flying passengers all over the world. Led by CEO Richard Anderson, Delta isn’t only flying; they are thriving in a financially unstable airline industry. With more than 5,400 daily flights, 722 mainline aircraft,…