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An Etihad Airways A380 poses in front of a Singapore Airlines A380 at New York-JFK (Photo: AirlineGeeks | Shaquille Khan)

Opinion: There’s Something Special About the A380

The Airbus A380 is one of the most distinctive aircraft in the sky, known for its behemoth size and full-length two-deck cabin. To some, it’s a plane. Just one way to travel from one airport to another. But for others, the A380 is something special. It’s not something people can articulate. It just is. Two hundred and fourteen of the aircraft – fondly called “whales” by their admirers – have been delivered since 2007. Ninety-six of those have gone to…

Opinion: Why I’m For ATC Privatization

Imagine waking up on Monday, driving to work and walking in to your office, only to find your laptops and monitors have been replaced with outdated, aging screens. Your coworkers are moving around and manually writing down updates on dry erase cards, and you’re told to put on a headset…

Opinion: Why Senator Bernie Sanders Misses the Point on the…

In a statement to the press on Sunday, Senator and former Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders described the airline industry as “dysfunctional,” stating that “what we do need is to take a hard look at the airlines in this country and make them much more responsive to the consumers than they…

Is the FAA Failing the American Flying Public by Lacking…

Earlier this year, we published a story about the safety culture at Allegiant and an FAA investigation into the airline and their maintenance practices. At the time in which the story was published, the FAA had just begun their investigation into the airline and their safety record.  That investigation was completed…