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Happy Holidays! 10 Great Gifts for AvGeeks

The holidays are just about here! In the spirit of the season, here are ten great gift ideas for your favorite AvGeek. 1. 3 Feet to the Left: A New Captain's Journey from Pursuit to Perspective by Korry Franke If you have ever wondered what it is like to upgrade to captain at a major airline, this book is for you. A Boeing 737 Captain at United, Korry Franke tells the story of his journey to the left seat in…

VivaAerobus to Serve Chicago From Five Cities in Mexico

Mexican low-cost carrier VivaAeroBus is landing in Chicago with flights to five destinations in Mexico to be operated in one-time seasonal basis, taking advantage of increased VFR demand during the busy Christmas holidays period. Starting December 7, VivaAerobus will serve Chicago O’Hare daily from Guadalajara, three times a week from…

VivaAerobus to Serve Chicago From Five Cities in Mexico

Mexican low-cost carrier VivaAeroBus is landing in Chicago with flights to five destinations in Mexico to be operated in one-time seasonal basis, taking advantage of increased VFR demand during the busy Christmas holidays period. Starting December 7, VivaAerobus will serve Chicago O’Hare daily from Guadalajara, three times a week from…

Manchester Airport Reveals Holiday Travel Forecast

Manchester Airport, Britain’s third busiest, is estimating an extra 7 percent of passengers will travel through the gateway over the festive period. An additional 100,000 passengers, compared with the same period last year, are set to travel through Manchester Airport. The airport is set to see 1.56 million passengers fly…

Virgin Atlantic Pilots to Strike During Busy Holiday Rush

The Professional Pilots Union, the group that represents around 30 percent of Virgin Atlantic's pilots, is planning to strike on December 22 and will strike until Christmas. The strike comes after the union was excluded from talks regarding proposed changes to pilot benefits. “We hope that Virgin acknowledge (sic) the mandate…