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Left photo provided by Aero Icarus from Zürich, Switzerland (ValuJet DC-9-32; [email protected], February 1994) [CC BY-SA 2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons | Right photo provided by Devin Durant

OPINION: Is Allegiant Air the Next ValuJet?

In 1992, ValuJet was founded as a low-cost carrier in the southern United States. The airline kept costs low for its customers by purchasing older, used jets and outsourcing many of the work needed to operate the airline, such as their maintenance work. The results proved popular as the airline quickly expanded and added 15 aircraft by their first anniversary. The airline made a profit by cutting corners wherever it could and this proved successful, for awhile. Violating the Law The airline began…

TRIP REPORT: Spirit to the Windy City

Flight Info Flight Number NKS331 Date March 16, 2016 Departure New York – LaGuardia (LGA) Scheduled Departure Time 9:59 PM EDT Actual Departure Time 11:28 PM EDT Arrival Chicago O’Hare (ORD) Scheduled Arrival Time 10:41 PM CDT Actual Arrival Time 12:19 AM CDT Aircraft Airbus A320 (N618NK) Seat 22A Fare…

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…

An #AvGeek’s Perspective: The 727’s Final Flight

As an aviation enthusiast, all airplanes have a very special place in my heart. The 727 line of aircraft is no exception, but N7001U, the very first Boeing 727 ever produced, is rooted much deeper in my heart than just a love for airplanes. The 727 literally runs in my…