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Qantas Selects A350-1000 for Project Sunrise QANTAS SELECTS A350-1000 FOR PROJECT SUNRISE

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Dec 13, 2019

Qantas has announced that it has selected the Airbus A350-1000 over the Boeing 777X for its Project Sunrise flights. In today's video, I take a look at this brand new development, what it means, when the flights will start, how many they'll potentially order and so on!

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Why Low-Cost Competition Is Heating Up In The Middle East WHY LOW-COST COMPETITION IS HEATING UP IN THE MIDDLE EAST

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Dec 13, 2019

In the Middle East, low-cost competition is heating up in 2019 more than ever before. 2020 might be just as intense. Spicejet, Air Arabia, and Jazeera Airways have been making moves that will expand their fleets or networks, increasing air traffic in the region. So what’s behind all of this gr...

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These Are The World’s Greenest Airlines THESE ARE THE WORLD’S GREENEST AIRLINES

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Dec 12, 2019

The aviation industry is starting to fight back as the climate emergency provokes an ever more serious threat to our future. From plastic-free flights to environmental pledges, modern aviation is awash with proposals to keep passengers flying whilst tackling CO2 emissions. But which airlines are cur...

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2020 Will Be The Year European Inflight WiFi Goes Crazy 2020 WILL BE THE YEAR EUROPEAN INFLIGHT WIFI GOES CRAZY

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Dec 11, 2019

Getting WiFi on a plane is a massive bonus for any passenger. But the availability of such services is still very variable between carriers, and the quality of the connectivity provided can be somewhat unpredictable too. For passengers in Europe, however, the future is looking bright, as the Europea...

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What Happened To Mesa Airlines’ Dash 8 Aircraft? WHAT HAPPENED TO MESA AIRLINES’ DASH 8 AIRCRAFT?

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Dec 10, 2019

Mesa Airlines used to operate 17 De Havilland Canada DHC-8 Dash 8s, but what happened to them? And where did they end up? You may have never heard of Mesa Airlines, but if you have flown regionally on American Eagle or United Express then very likely you have traveled onboard their aircraft.

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Why Aircraft Don’t Offer Free WiFi WHY AIRCRAFT DON’T OFFER FREE WIFI

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Dec 09, 2019

In an age where we take internet connectivity for granted, we thought we would take a look at why most aircraft do not offer free WiFi. It wasn’t all that long ago that boarding a commercial airliner meant cutting yourself off from the outside world communications wise, but now more and more a...

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How Boeing Could Dominate In 2020 HOW BOEING COULD DOMINATE IN 2020

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Dec 08, 2019

Boeing will surely be glad for some positive press when the new year comes around. It’s had a particularly harrowing 2019, but as the year draws to a close the airframer seems to be pulling out the stops for a positive 2020. We take a look at how 2020 could change the game for Boeing. 2019 has...

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New Airline Routes Are Worth Huge Amounts To Destinations NEW AIRLINE ROUTES ARE WORTH HUGE AMOUNTS TO DESTINATIONS

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Dec 06, 2019

It’s easy to overlook the massive economic impact that one airline route can have on the local destination. You might think that one airline bringing a couple of flights a week to a place can’t be that important. However, when you start to look into it, every single route brings a huge a...

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How To Be Concious Of The Environment While Flying HOW TO BE CONCIOUS OF THE ENVIRONMENT WHILE FLYING

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Dec 05, 2019

The IATA is preparing to combat the negativity brought on by the flight shaming movement. The aviation industry has been active in stepping towards becoming more environmentally-friendly of late and that’s great. But the responsibility to fly eco-friendly is an individual choice, not just an i...

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Reduced Crew Flights – Would Safety Be Compromised? REDUCED CREW FLIGHTS – WOULD SAFETY BE COMPROMISED?

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Dec 04, 2019

Over the years of aviation’s development, we’ve seen massive leaps in automation of various things, from the introduction of fly-by-wire to enhanced navigation and piloting aids. But how much automation is too much? At the recent IATA Wings of Change Europe conference, industry experts d...

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Introducing The 737 MAX 10 INTRODUCING THE 737 MAX 10

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Dec 03, 2019

Boeing's latest 737 MAX variant was recently unveiled. In today's video, I take a look at the Boeing 737 MAX 10, its orders, the main competitor and the state of the NMA market currently!

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First Air France A380 Retired FIRST AIR FRANCE A380 RETIRED

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Dec 02, 2019

The first Airbus A380 with Air France has been retired. In today's video, I take a look at the reasoning as to why and what the future holds for these Airbus A380s potentially!

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What To Expect From Starlux Airlines January Launch WHAT TO EXPECT FROM STARLUX AIRLINES JANUARY LAUNCH

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Dec 02, 2019

Taiwan’s newest carrier, Starlux Airlines, is set to take off next month, jetting from Taipei to Da Nang, Macau and Penang. Well, big deal, you might say – another day, another airline start-up. But this isn’t another post-millennium ‘where’s my legroom’ low-cost ...

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Is This The New Golden Age Of Aviation? IS THIS THE NEW GOLDEN AGE OF AVIATION?

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Dec 01, 2019

Older generations who are still young enough to travel and fly frequently might be lamenting about the state of travel these days. Seats are smaller, service isn’t what it used to be, the elegance of air travel is dead. This might be one point of view. However, we would like to assert that thi...

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Will SpiceJet’s New UAE Carrier Be A Success? WILL SPICEJET’S NEW UAE CARRIER BE A SUCCESS?

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Nov 29, 2019

At the end of October, Indian low-cost carrier SpiceJet issued an announcement that it would launch a new airline based out of Ras Al-Khaimah International Airport (RKT) in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Since then, SpiceJet chairman and managing director Ajay Singh has confirmed this plan with the...

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Project Sunrise Major Order Update PROJECT SUNRISE MAJOR ORDER UPDATE

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Nov 28, 2019

There's been a brand new update regarding the order situation with Project Sunrise for either the Airbus A350 or 777X. In today's video, I take a look at the update and what it means!

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Unruly airline passengers: Are issues getting worse? UNRULY AIRLINE PASSENGERS: ARE ISSUES GETTING WORSE?

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Nov 28, 2019

Air journey will be arduous work, whether or not it is navigating super-long safety traces, dropping the seat lottery and ending up jammed in the course of the row, or discovering your self on a airplane grounded on the runway, delayed and unmoving for the foreseeable future. In these stress-inducin...

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Electric Planes Or Bust: The Challenge Facing Norway’s Widerøe ELECTRIC PLANES OR BUST: THE CHALLENGE FACING NORWAY’S WIDERØE

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Nov 28, 2019

Norway’s regional airline Widerøe has a unique and hugely challenging problem on its hands. Its fleet of small turboprops are in desperate need of replacement, but no direct replacement exists. To add fuel to the fire, the Norwegian government is looking to them to make a step-change in...

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Why Emirates Has No Plans To Expand In Germany WHY EMIRATES HAS NO PLANS TO EXPAND IN GERMANY

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Nov 27, 2019

Emirates currently flies from its Dubai hub to four cities in Germany, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Düsseldorf, and Munich. However, as the airline is limited to serving four cities in Germany, further expansion is not possible. This means that if the UAE giant wanted to serve Berlin, it would have to g...

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Will United Airlines Get JetBlue’s Mexico City Slots? WILL UNITED AIRLINES GET JETBLUE’S MEXICO CITY SLOTS?

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Nov 27, 2019

United Airlines could be set to gain JetBlue’s Mexico City slots as the smaller airline pulls out of the city. With 24 slot pairs up for grabs, United has made a move to operate a third daily service between San Fransisco and Mexico City with the upcoming available slots. JetBlue was awarded f...

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LUMADA VIDEO INSIGHTS FOR SMARTER AIRPORT AND PORT OPERATIONS LUMADA VIDEO INSIGHTS FOR SMARTER AIRPORT AND PORT OPERATIONS

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Nov 27, 2019

Look through this infographic to learn how video intelligence and analytics, part of Hitachi Smart Spaces solutions, can help airports and ports become safer, more secure, and provide improved customer experience.

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Using technology to deliver the ultimate airport experience USING TECHNOLOGY TO DELIVER THE ULTIMATE AIRPORT EXPERIENCE

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Nov 26, 2019

Moving passengers through airports as quickly and smoothly as possible is a priority for airlines; helping not only to reduce costs and enhance efficiency levels, but also to deliver the optimum customer experience to every traveller. Over recent years, technology has played an increasingly importan...

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Airbus A350 Neo Major Update AIRBUS A350 NEO MAJOR UPDATE

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Nov 26, 2019

The Airbus A350neo is a heavily rumoured aircraft and some reports have indicated that it could be arriving sooner than expected. Thanks to the airbus Chief executive we've been given a pretty major update. In today's video, I go over what that is!

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How Milan Bergamo Airport Grew 1,300% In Two Decades HOW MILAN BERGAMO AIRPORT GREW 1,300% IN TWO DECADES

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Nov 26, 2019

Milan’s Orio al Serio International Airport, also known as Milan Bergamo, has experienced astounding growth over the past 10 years. Handling one million passengers for the first time in 1999, the airport this year expects to surpass 14m. Here’s how Bergamo has expanded, and what’s ...

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Why Does The UAE Have Two Flag Carriers? WHY DOES THE UAE HAVE TWO FLAG CARRIERS?

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Nov 26, 2019

Did you know that the United Arab Emirates technically has two flag carriers? Both Abu Dhabi-based Etihad and Dubai-based Emirates can legitimately claim to be flag carriers of the United Arab Emirates. So why does the UAE have two flag carriers? Let’s find out. Historically, flag carriers wer...

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First Airbus A380 Scrapped FIRST AIRBUS A380 SCRAPPED

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Nov 25, 2019

The first retired Airbus A380 has been scrapped! In today's video, I go over the news for you all as well as taking a look at the second-hand market.

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Could There Ever Be A European Low Cost Airline Alliance? COULD THERE EVER BE A EUROPEAN LOW COST AIRLINE ALLIANCE?

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Nov 25, 2019

Could Europe’s budget airlines get together and form their own alliances with each other? This was an interesting question brought up by one of our readers recently that we thought we would like to take a look at. In some respects, basic alliances are already being formed. Norwegian Air Shuttl...

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How Do Airlines Decide On A New Route? HOW DO AIRLINES DECIDE ON A NEW ROUTE?

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Nov 25, 2019

Airlines have all sorts of sophisticated tools at their disposal to help them plan where to fly next. These tools crunch the numbers, spit out the results, and show whether a route is likely to be profitable. However, that’s not always the whole picture. At AviaDev Europe last month, we discus...

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No Airbus A380 Replacement Planned NO AIRBUS A380 REPLACEMENT PLANNED

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Nov 22, 2019

Airbus has no plans at the moment to launch a replacement to its A380, the world's largest passenger plane! In today's video, I discuss why and take a look at some of the implications that could have on carriers like Emirates.

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Should Airline Passengers Be Able To Control Their Own Window Blinds? SHOULD AIRLINE PASSENGERS BE ABLE TO CONTROL THEIR OWN WINDOW BLINDS?

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Nov 22, 2019

When you have a few hundred passengers crammed tightly into a flying tin can, issues of etiquette come to the fore. Examples like passengers who feel the need to fully recline their seat on a short-haul flight. Or others who hit the FA call button four times in ninety minutes because they need more ...

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Why Ancillary Revenue Is Crucial For Airlines WHY ANCILLARY REVENUE IS CRUCIAL FOR AIRLINES

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Nov 22, 2019

Global airline ancillary revenue is due to exceed USD$100 billion in 2019. It’s a river of gold that has come from nowhere in the space of a generation. In the last ten years, airline ancillary revenue has increased fivefold. It is having a significant impact on how airlines operate and market...

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6 Reasons why charters should add Wi-Fi 6 REASONS WHY CHARTERS SHOULD ADD WI-FI

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Nov 21, 2019

Discover the compelling truths driving demand for inflight Wi-Fi on chartered aircraft

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What Will Dubai World Central Airport Look Like Once Complete? WHAT WILL DUBAI WORLD CENTRAL AIRPORT LOOK LIKE ONCE COMPLETE?

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Nov 21, 2019

Future passengers got a glimpse of what Dubai’s World Central Airport will look like when fully completed at the Dubai Air Show this week. The mammoth USD$36 billion expansion  has suffered some setbacks but when finished, it will be one of the biggest airports in the world. World Central...

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Why United Is Against Philippine Airlines Expansion In Guam WHY UNITED IS AGAINST PHILIPPINE AIRLINES EXPANSION IN GUAM

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Nov 21, 2019

United Airlines has lodged a submission with the US Department of Transport regarding Philippine Airlines and its low-cost subsidiary, PAL Express, who are proposing to codeshare on some flights between Manila and Guam. Philippine Airlines flies its own aircraft daily between Manila and Guam. It wou...

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Emirates Orders Boeing 787-9 EMIRATES ORDERS BOEING 787-9

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Nov 20, 2019

Emirates has today announced plans to order the Boeing 787-9 after dropping its MoU for the Boeing 787-10. In today's video, I discuss the recent order news!

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New A330neo & A321XLR Order NEW A330NEO & A321XLR ORDER

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Nov 20, 2019

Airbus has secured a new order at the 2019 Dubai Airshow for the A330neo and A321XLR. In today's video, I discuss the new order, the customer and just what they do!

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Could The Virgin Group Beat Qantas To Project Sunrise? COULD THE VIRGIN GROUP BEAT QANTAS TO PROJECT SUNRISE?

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Nov 20, 2019

Could Qantas be beaten to realizing Project Sunrise by an aggressive Virgin airline? The Virgin Group has the means and the motivation, but are they able to move fast enough? Let’s explore. Project Sunrise is the goal to launch direct routes from London and New York to the east coast cities of...

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Why We’re Excited For Emirates’ New Premium Economy Cabin WHY WE’RE EXCITED FOR EMIRATES’ NEW PREMIUM ECONOMY CABIN

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Nov 20, 2019

They’ve resisted the trend for quite a while now, but Emirates will start rolling out premium economy class seating on some of its aircraft from 2020. In what is a case of getting inboard or missing the flight, the Dubai based airline will start installing the seats in its A380s, Boeing 777-30...

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Is inflight Wi-Fi worth it? IS INFLIGHT WI-FI WORTH IT?

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Nov 19, 2019

Inflight internet is shifting from an amenity to a must-have for business travelers and pilots alike. Staying connected in the air means a more productive passenger experience, enhanced cockpit capabilities, and reinforced safety – all of which make Wi-Fi enabled planes more valuable to prospe...

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Airbus Wins New Orders AIRBUS WINS NEW ORDERS

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Nov 19, 2019

During the 2019 Dubai Airshow, Airbus has secured multiple new orders, MoU's and more from customers around the globe. In today's video, I go over the recent orders and news in a recap type video.

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From Desert To Riches: The History Of Emirates FROM DESERT TO RICHES: THE HISTORY OF EMIRATES

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Nov 19, 2019

In celebration on the Dubai Air Show, Simple Flying is going to look at Emirates. What began as the small gulf carrier with ambitions, it became one of the world’s most luxurious and far-reaching airlines operating in the world today. Oddly enough, Emirates’ humble beginning is far diffe...

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Emirates Orders Airbus A350 EMIRATES ORDERS AIRBUS A350

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Nov 18, 2019

Emirates has announced an order for 50 Airbus A350s, the decision comes following an earlier announcement in February for 30 of the type. In today's video, I take a look at the order and executive comments.

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WOW: This Private Airbus A220 Concept Has An Observation Deck WOW: THIS PRIVATE AIRBUS A220 CONCEPT HAS AN OBSERVATION DECK

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Nov 18, 2019

Lufthansa Technik’s Airbus A220 SkyRetreat concept offers a brand-new take on the private jet, with an open-plan cabin layout and a forward-facing observation deck. Lufthansa is testing the waters at the Dubai Air Show because it believes there may be enough demand to turn the concept into rea...

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A look at the world’s most innovative airports A LOOK AT THE WORLD’S MOST INNOVATIVE AIRPORTS

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Nov 18, 2019

Today, the worst part of traveling happens before and after boarding a plane — but it doesn’t have to be this way. Some airports are taking a different approach, looking how they can innovate and make real changes in order to create a better user experience. In this article, we’ll&...

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Airbus Secures Huge 100+ Order AIRBUS SECURES HUGE 100+ ORDER

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Nov 18, 2019

Airbus has secured a major order for 100+ aircraft in the A320neo family. In today's video, I take a look at the order, who it's from, what's included and more!

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A SIMPLE GUIDE TO CORPORATE AIRLINE REWARD SCHEMES A SIMPLE GUIDE TO CORPORATE AIRLINE REWARD SCHEMES

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Nov 17, 2019

If you travel a lot for work, then you’ll know about airline reward schemes. These programmes encourage travellers to book again and again with the same airline, collect loyalty points and exchange them for benefits such as discounted fares and free upgrades. But did you also know that in addi...

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Why Do Aircraft Make Technical Stops? WHY DO AIRCRAFT MAKE TECHNICAL STOPS?

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Nov 16, 2019

If you’ve ever had the opportunity to fly on Ethiopian Airlines from Addis Ababa “direct” to one of their North American destinations, you’ll know that the flight isn’t truly direct. In fact, some of these flights make an additional stop to refuel. This is just one exam...

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4 Myths every executive needs to know about inflight Wi-Fi 4 MYTHS EVERY EXECUTIVE NEEDS TO KNOW ABOUT INFLIGHT WI-FI

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Nov 15, 2019

Executives and upper management flying on corporate aircraft need to be connected to stay on top of it all. And companies increasingly expect employees to always be reachable. After all, no office on the ground would be functional without connectivity. Download this infographic to discover some comm...

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WHY DO AIRPORTS NEED TO LEVERAGE SMART CYBERSECURITY? WHY DO AIRPORTS NEED TO LEVERAGE SMART CYBERSECURITY?

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Nov 15, 2019

In recent times, airports are at the forefront of technological innovation, majorly owing to the exponential increase in the number of air travel passengers year-over-year. This augmentation led to advance airport security and offer an enjoyable travel experience to passengers. Today, airports are e...

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The Boeing 747-400D – The Jumbo Jet Designed For Shorthaul THE BOEING 747-400D – THE JUMBO JET DESIGNED FOR SHORTHAUL

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Nov 15, 2019

Did you know that Boeing developed and built a short-haul version of the Boeing 747? Designed to fly around 660 passengers in a single configuration only a short distance, this Boeing design found a place operating for high-density routes in Asia. Meet the Boeing 747-400D. Boeing was on a roll with ...

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AIRCRAFT ORDERS - ROLLOUTS AIRCRAFT ORDERS - ROLLOUTS

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Nov 14, 2019

Airbus in the past few weeks has seen a number of orders come in and also rolled out key future aircraft.

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How Kuwait Airlines Started Life As A BOAC Subsidiary HOW KUWAIT AIRLINES STARTED LIFE AS A BOAC SUBSIDIARY

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Nov 14, 2019

Back in 1954, Kuwait Airways was officially born under the name Kuwait National Airways Company. The airline would be the flag carrier for the tiny country of Kuwait – a British protectorate from 1899 until 1961. With strong ties to its colonial power, much of Kuwait has a British influence. T...

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Why Very Few Flights Operate In The Antarctic Circle WHY VERY FEW FLIGHTS OPERATE IN THE ANTARCTIC CIRCLE

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Nov 14, 2019

In the last generation or so, as new long-range aircraft were introduced and Russia began to relax, flights that skirted the Arctic became common. It is often the quickest way to get from the USA to Asia or the Middle East. But spin the globe and there is one aviation dark spot left – Antarcti...

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Perils of the open office PERILS OF THE OPEN OFFICE

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Nov 13, 2019

Open offices are often loud, chaotic, and full of distractions that keep your team from getting work done. That’s where we come in, with solutions that avert open office perils. Open offices are often loud, chaotic, and full of distractions that keep your team from getting work done. That&rsqu...

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Boeing 737 MAX Grounded for 1 Year? BOEING 737 MAX GROUNDED FOR 1 YEAR?

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Nov 13, 2019

Airlines have adjusted their schedules for the 737 MAX as the groundings approach a year. In today's video, I discuss the latest updates and the possibility of the type being on the ground for 365 days!

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The 5 Best Airline First Class Seats 2019 THE 5 BEST AIRLINE FIRST CLASS SEATS 2019

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Nov 12, 2019

A common problem for most billionaires is sometimes your private jet needs to go in for an oil change. But how will you visit your private island on the other side of the world? Surely not commercial! You will be surprised how luxurious first class can be on these top carriers. Here’s our pick...

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Qatar Airways Delays 777 Retirement QATAR AIRWAYS DELAYS 777 RETIREMENT

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Nov 12, 2019

Qatar Airways has announced that it'll be delaying the retirement of its Boeing 777-300ER, in today's video, I take a look at the reasoning behind it as well as a potential order change.

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The three biggest tech-led trends for airlines right now THE THREE BIGGEST TECH-LED TRENDS FOR AIRLINES RIGHT NOW

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Nov 12, 2019

Two weeks ago in Bangkok, IATA’s 2019 Airline Industry Retailing Symposium conference was packed with incredible speakers and breakthrough presentations coming from 12 airlines, 12 suppliers/aggregators and a whole cohort of experts and disruptors. Too often in the industry, travel retailing i...

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POLY HELPS EMPOWER CONTACT CENTER WORKERS POLY HELPS EMPOWER CONTACT CENTER WORKERS

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Nov 11, 2019

It’s a well-documented trend that the rise of digital channels such as webchat, apps, FAQs, etc., has led to a change in the way contact centers handle interactions. The routine, “easy” interactions are now handled by self-service channels. Deflecting these low-value interactions h...

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How Western Sydney Airport Could Change Australian Aviation HOW WESTERN SYDNEY AIRPORT COULD CHANGE AUSTRALIAN AVIATION

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Nov 11, 2019

After several decades of procrastination and countless taxpayer dollars squandered on pointless reviews and consultations, groundworks have commenced at Sydney’s second commercial airport. Like big infrastructure projects everywhere, the multi-billion dollar project looks slick and glossy on t...

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Which Airlines Are Considering Renaming The Boeing 737 MAX? WHICH AIRLINES ARE CONSIDERING RENAMING THE BOEING 737 MAX?

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Nov 11, 2019

As we inch closer to the return of the Boeing 737 MAX in our skies, some airlines are considering changing the name of the aircraft. This is a marketing move, and one that is hoped won’t carry the associations of the past aircraft crashes. Ever since the two Boeing 737 MAX aircraft crashed, ki...

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Lufthansa Changes 777X Order LUFTHANSA CHANGES 777X ORDER

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Nov 11, 2019

Lufthansa will be adjusting its order for the Boeing 777X. In today's video, I take a look at the changes that the carrier has made and just why it's made the decision!

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The Future Of Ultra Long Haul Flying: What Routes Are Next? THE FUTURE OF ULTRA LONG HAUL FLYING: WHAT ROUTES ARE NEXT?

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Nov 10, 2019

Now all of the hype surrounding Qantas’ “Project Sunrise” has died down a bit, we thought that we would take a look at the future of ultra-long-haul travel and come up with what routes could be next. Lucrative routes, such as the 10,573-mile journey from Sydney to London, would sup...

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Why Don’t More Narrowbody Planes Use Multiple Doors To Board? WHY DON’T MORE NARROWBODY PLANES USE MULTIPLE DOORS TO BOARD?

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Nov 10, 2019

Boarding is a messy process. Some airlines go for an incredibly systemized process with multiple “zones”, while other airlines break it up into fewer distinct categories. However, most airlines only use the forward door for boarding. What if airlines were to use two doors for boarding th...

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Connecting the Skies CONNECTING THE SKIES

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Nov 08, 2019

The use cases for Inflight Connectivity are manifold. Market research suggests that 90% of passengers would like to connect, but less than 10% do so, as fees are high, and performance is poor. In the cabin, online credit card verification would eliminate fraud, and qualified medical assistance from ...

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Which Airline Groups Are The Biggest In Europe? WHICH AIRLINE GROUPS ARE THE BIGGEST IN EUROPE?

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Nov 08, 2019

When it comes to airline groups, U.S. airlines like American Airlines, Delta and Southwest come out as some of the largest. But within those world rankings are some of Europe’s largest airline groups. We take a look at the biggest airline groups by passenger traffic. Unsurprisingly, the Luftha...

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How Airline Distribution Works HOW AIRLINE DISTRIBUTION WORKS

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Nov 08, 2019

Ticket distribution and airline management are complex. The interaction between a user and a traditional airline may entail involvement of about four middlemen companies. However, there are new and streamlined distribution approaches emerging. In our new infographic, we describe the general trends a...

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Will A Lufthansa Investment Cause Alitalia To Leave SkyTeam? WILL A LUFTHANSA INVESTMENT CAUSE ALITALIA TO LEAVE SKYTEAM?

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Nov 08, 2019

At the beginning of this month we were reminded of Lufthansa’s interest in a restructured Alitalia. According to Reuters, the German flag carrier is ready to invest as much as €200 million into the struggling Italian airline. As far as alliances go, much of the Lufthansa Group is part of ...

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Air France A380 Replacement AIR FRANCE A380 REPLACEMENT

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Nov 07, 2019

Air France is currently planning a new major order for aircraft that'll replace their Airbus A380s. In today's video, I take a look at their plans!

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How Airport Hotels Are Adapting To Increased Passenger Demand HOW AIRPORT HOTELS ARE ADAPTING TO INCREASED PASSENGER DEMAND

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Nov 07, 2019

Airline expansion rates and growing passenger numbers are having an impact on airport hotel operations. Not only is there an increased demand for rooms, but the type of accommodation is also needing to be diversified. The International Air Transport Association (IATA) forecasts that there will be 8....

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What Happened To Ethiopian Airlines’ Boeing 757 Fleet? WHAT HAPPENED TO ETHIOPIAN AIRLINES’ BOEING 757 FLEET?

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Nov 07, 2019

Ethiopian Airlines is a Boeing dominated carrier. However, at one time, its Boeing fleet was even larger because it once flew a modest fleet of Boeing 757. Let’s take a look at when it operated those aircraft and where they all ended up. The Boeing 757 aircraft started coming to Ethiopian Airl...

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World WORLD'S BUSIEST AIRPORTS

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Nov 06, 2019

These are the major hubs from which people travel the globe. Welcome to MojoTravels, and today we’ll be counting down our picks for the World's Busiest Airports.

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What Happened To Failed Carrier FlyBMI Regional’s Fleet? WHAT HAPPENED TO FAILED CARRIER FLYBMI REGIONAL’S FLEET?

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Nov 06, 2019

FlyBMI, previously BMI Regional, is just one of the airlines that we said goodbye to in 2019. Over its lifetime it had operated 32 aircraft, according to Air Fleets. However, at the time it ceased operations, the airline had just 17 aircraft. We take a look at what happened to its fleet…

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Textile restraint solutions for the aerospace industry TEXTILE RESTRAINT SOLUTIONS FOR THE AEROSPACE INDUSTRY

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Nov 05, 2019

Forankra offers products and customized solutions in cargo securing, lifting and cargo optimization through the whole logistic chain – from straps and lashings to technically advanced cargo securing systems for all kinds of road, air and sea transports. With our knowledge and expertise, we hel...

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The Future Of Qantas’ Fleet THE FUTURE OF QANTAS’ FLEET

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Nov 05, 2019

Qantas, the flag carrier of Australia is one of the world’s leading airlines. But they don’t have a very young fleet when compared to Singapore, British Airways or Qatar. They currently heavily use the Boeing 737-800, the Airbus A330 and the A380, and are only now retiring the 747 for th...

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What Aircraft Will Qantas Order Next? WHAT AIRCRAFT WILL QANTAS ORDER NEXT?

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Nov 05, 2019

Qantas, the flag carrier of Australia is one of the world’s leading airlines. But they don’t have a very young fleet when compared to Singapore, British Airways or Qatar. They currently heavily use the Boeing 737-800, the Airbus A330, a380 and are only now retiring the 747 for the 787 Dr...

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How Madrid Could Become Europe’s Mega Hub For South America HOW MADRID COULD BECOME EUROPE’S MEGA HUB FOR SOUTH AMERICA

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Nov 05, 2019

Air Europa’s sale to International Airlines Group (IAG) could immensely shake up services at Madrid Barajas International Airport. With an existing stronghold on operations to South America, the Spanish capital could become a major hub for the continent.

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Here’s How The Boeing 737 MAX Could Create An Aircraft Surplus HERE’S HOW THE BOEING 737 MAX COULD CREATE AN AIRCRAFT SURPLUS

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Nov 04, 2019

The reintroduction of the Boeing 737 MAX cannot come soon enough for those airlines struggling with the loss of capacity. However, some analysts are warning that the reinstatement of the type could lead to a glut of aircraft, and an oversupply by the time next summer arrives.

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Qatar Airways Ups A350 Flights To The UK – Why This Is Good For You QATAR AIRWAYS UPS A350 FLIGHTS TO THE UK – WHY THIS IS GOOD FOR YOU

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Nov 04, 2019

Qatar Airways will be changing the aircraft operated on routes to London and Birmingham from Doha. During December 2019, two Boeing airliners will be replaced by the carrier’s A350s, in a positive move for the United Kingdom.

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Why Do Airlines Join Alliances? What Are The Benefits? WHY DO AIRLINES JOIN ALLIANCES? WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS?

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Nov 03, 2019

Some of the most famous airline benefits include airline alliances. However, a number of carriers, from Delta Air Lines to Qatar Airways, have expressed some concerns with alliances. With the expansion of joint ventures, it seems that perhaps alliances are losing their importance. However, alliances...

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GUIDE TO GETTING THE BEST AIRFARES GUIDE TO GETTING THE BEST AIRFARES

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Nov 02, 2019

At Flight Centre Business Travel, our consultants and bookers are the heart and soul of the company; they know everything there is to know about business travel, which is why we’ve named them our Travel Experts. As experts, one question they get asked frequently by clients is: “how do I ...

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777X Delays Impacting Emirates 777X DELAYS IMPACTING EMIRATES

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Nov 02, 2019

The Boeing 777X delay in delivery is currently impacting customers greatly, today I take a look at Emirates and their situation with the delays diving into new comments made by Tim Clark!

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Bombardier Connectivity Solutions provided by GE BOMBARDIER CONNECTIVITY SOLUTIONS PROVIDED BY GE

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Nov 01, 2019

GE is the Preferred Service Provider for connectivity services for Bombardier aircraft. We're helping aircraft owners, maintenance crews, pilots, and operators connect to data-enabled applications in one digital ecosystem, able to leverage key insights from the Bombardier fleet.

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Airbus Wins Huge A320neo Family Order AIRBUS WINS HUGE A320NEO FAMILY ORDER

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Nov 01, 2019

Airbus in recent days has secured a HUGE order for 300 of the A320neo family aircraft. In today's video, I go over who ordered the aircraft, where they could be used and comments made by airline executives.

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Which Airlines Have Ordered The Airbus A321XLR WHICH AIRLINES HAVE ORDERED THE AIRBUS A321XLR

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Nov 01, 2019

The Airbus A321XLR has proven a remarkably popular choice with airlines since it was announced at this year’s Paris Air Show. Let’s take a look at some of the major airlines which have ordered the extra-long-range variant of the Airbus A321neo, and what they’re planning to use it f...

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Does unmanned civil aviation have a place in current international legislation? DOES UNMANNED CIVIL AVIATION HAVE A PLACE IN CURRENT INTERNATIONAL LEGISLATION?

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Nov 01, 2019

It is projected that in ten years time, ten percent of global civil aviation operations will be unmanned. Are the current international aviation laws and regulations up to these technological developments? Fernando Fiallos will defend his dissertation on 14 November 2019. The emergence of unmanned a...

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LOW COST AIRLINES TIPS AND TRICKS LOW COST AIRLINES TIPS AND TRICKS

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Oct 31, 2019

There was once a time when low cost airlines were not part of the business travel picture, with travel bookers wary of their hidden costs, confusing luggage allowances and perceived lower levels of service. But then, one by one, the low cost carriers started jumping on the corporate bandwagon, and t...

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Here are the Most Exciting Aircraft from the NBAA-BACE Static Display HERE ARE THE MOST EXCITING AIRCRAFT FROM THE NBAA-BACE STATIC DISPLAY

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Oct 31, 2019

NBAA-BACE 2019 was full of exciting aircraft at the static display. We take a look at some of the stars of the show.

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The Evolution Of Transatlantic Flight THE EVOLUTION OF TRANSATLANTIC FLIGHT

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Oct 31, 2019

Crossing the Atlantic has always been a magical experience, since the dawn of the age of exploration till today, made much easier with a quick hop across the pond in an aircraft. But what we consider today to be simple was not always easy, with the story to get to this point quite fascinating.

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What today’s airlines need to lead tomorrow’s marketTop of Form WHAT TODAY’S AIRLINES NEED TO LEAD TOMORROW’S MARKETTOP OF FORM

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Oct 30, 2019

With the huge stream of data that comes in every day, it’s mathematically difficult for airlines to optimize such a large puzzle. This is where accurate decision support plays a crucial role, in the form of an intelligent system that extracts valuable information from raw data. So decision mak...

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What If Virgin Atlantic Had Operated The Concorde? WHAT IF VIRGIN ATLANTIC HAD OPERATED THE CONCORDE?

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Oct 30, 2019

DID YOU KNOW? Back in 2003, Virgin Atlantic had offered British Airways £5m each for their retired Concorde aircraft? It’s true. Sir Richard Branson put forward the offer which was rejected by British Airways’ Lord Marshall – the CEO. The rejection was indicative of the uneas...

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How Could Qantas Use The Airbus A220? HOW COULD QANTAS USE THE AIRBUS A220?

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Oct 30, 2019

Airbus brought its A220 downunder this week for what they are calling a demonstration tour. Airbus knows the nimble little aircraft could be perfect for some of the region’s long skinny routes and the airlines that fly them. Airbus has borrowed an AirBaltic all economy class A220 for the whist...

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Could Emirates Further Expand Into The UK Market? COULD EMIRATES FURTHER EXPAND INTO THE UK MARKET?

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Oct 30, 2019

As the juggernaut airline Emirates has been expanding around the world, many are starting to consider the possibility that they might move deeper into the British Isles. But how big is their UK operation, and how might they expand it? Emirates is a global airline with a huge fleet of 256 aircraft an...

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Southwest Considering Airbus Again? SOUTHWEST CONSIDERING AIRBUS AGAIN?

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Oct 29, 2019

Southwest eyeing a switch to Airbus again? In today's video, I take a look at comments made by their current CEO in relation to the 737 MAX and potentially eyeing up Airbus for future aircraft!

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These Are The Issues With Ultra Long Haul Flights THESE ARE THE ISSUES WITH ULTRA LONG HAUL FLIGHTS

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Oct 29, 2019

There is nothing more frustrating than traveling across the world, only to have a layover in a country you can’t even pronounce. The solution? Skip the refueling and jump onboard an Ultra Long Haul flight. But these journeys are not without issues, several of which need to be solved before the...

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Virgin Atlantic Actively Supports An Inconsistent Fleet – Here’s Why VIRGIN ATLANTIC ACTIVELY SUPPORTS AN INCONSISTENT FLEET – HERE’S WHY

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Oct 28, 2019

Virgin Atlantic’s fleet is one of the more inconsistent around. The A350-1000 has a game-changing Upper Class and is pretty good through its other two cabins also. However, the 787s are almost due for renewal (and are quite different from the A350) and the A340s are different again. Yet, Virgi...

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Boeing Cuts 787 Production BOEING CUTS 787 PRODUCTION

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Oct 26, 2019

Boeing has announced it'll cut production on its Boeing 787. In today's video, I explore why Boeing made the decision and how the type has been performing of late!

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Here’s Why A Russian Aircraft Is Surveying The United States HERE’S WHY A RUSSIAN AIRCRAFT IS SURVEYING THE UNITED STATES

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Oct 25, 2019

A Tupolev 154 sounds like an odd aircraft to see gracing the skies above the United States. However, one belonging to the Russian government is a regular aircraft in the skies above the US. The unarmed aircraft is taking part in open skies observation flights. The open skies treaty allows membe...

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How Business Aircraft Crew and Passengers Can Stay Safe on the Road HOW BUSINESS AIRCRAFT CREW AND PASSENGERS CAN STAY SAFE ON THE ROAD

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Oct 24, 2019

Aircraft operators and their customers face all sorts of security risks when traveling, and not only in the most visible hotspots around the world. AIN talk to an industry security expert to find out how they can better understand the risks and protect themselves from them.

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16 Years After The Last Concorde Flight – What Is Supersonic Flight’s Future? 16 YEARS AFTER THE LAST CONCORDE FLIGHT – WHAT IS SUPERSONIC FLIGHT’S FUTURE?

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Oct 24, 2019

16 years ago today, the final passenger flight of a Concorde touched down at London Heathrow Airport. Part of the reason for the aircraft’s demise was the unpopularity of the aircraft’s sonic boom. However, 16 years later, the interest in supersonic flight has been reignited. Concorde wa...

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Boeing Major Leadership Shakeup BOEING MAJOR LEADERSHIP SHAKEUP

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Oct 24, 2019

Boeing has announced major changes to its overall board structure following pressure coming from the 737 MAX Crisis which has now been ongoing for a year.

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BUILDING MORE PRODUCTIVITY INTO OUR HEADSETS WITH AMAZON ALEXA AND TILE BUILDING MORE PRODUCTIVITY INTO OUR HEADSETS WITH AMAZON ALEXA AND TILE

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Oct 23, 2019

If you’re like me, one of the first things you do when you leave the house in the morning is put on your headset. I may be joining a meeting, calling a friend, getting coffee – sometimes all three – before I even set foot in the office. When I get to work, I’m collaborating w...

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Boeing’s Profits Have Fallen By 53% – Here’s Why BOEING’S PROFITS HAVE FALLEN BY 53% – HERE’S WHY

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Oct 23, 2019

In today’s third-quarter results Boeing recorded net earnings of $1,167 million, versus $2,363 million in the same period a year ago. Lower 737 deliveries was the main impact on such reduction, however, they were partially offset by higher defense and services volume.

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How To Fly On An Airbus A220 In 2019 – A Complete Guide HOW TO FLY ON AN AIRBUS A220 IN 2019 – A COMPLETE GUIDE

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Oct 23, 2019

The Airbus A220 is a narrow-body aircraft that was first introduced 2016. Three years on, a select group of airlines currently operate the medium-range jet. Here is a look at which operators use the A220 and which routes they serve.The Bombardier-produced aircraft comes in two variants – the A...

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Why Airlines Are Ditching Four Engines In Favour Of Two Engines WHY AIRLINES ARE DITCHING FOUR ENGINES IN FAVOUR OF TWO ENGINES

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Oct 23, 2019

With the end of production of the Airbus A380 and the ongoing retirement of Boeing 747s, are we seeing the end of four engine aircraft? In this article, we take a look at the story of four versus two engines, and why it seems airlines are switching to two.

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Could Thai Airways Be The Next Casualty Of 2019? COULD THAI AIRWAYS BE THE NEXT CASUALTY OF 2019?

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Oct 23, 2019

Thai Airways is in a spot of bother after losing lucrative revenue routes to low-cost-carriers. Now, even the airline president is saying that the carrier might close if the employees don’t band together to keep it alive.

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POLY STUDIO IS NOW CERTIFIED FOR MICROSOFT TEAMS POLY STUDIO IS NOW CERTIFIED FOR MICROSOFT TEAMS

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Oct 22, 2019

It seems like every photo shown of a business in action these days features a bunch of people in a huddle room, looking productive – just like our own Poly beauty shot below. But the technology that is IN the room really matters most to the people who are joining remotely – the people NO...

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How Effective Data Management Lets You Get the Most from Your Aircraft HOW EFFECTIVE DATA MANAGEMENT LETS YOU GET THE MOST FROM YOUR AIRCRAFT

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Oct 22, 2019

This AIN video is brought to you by Corporate Angel Network.

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Lola.com - Profanity Free Travel Management LOLA.COM - PROFANITY FREE TRAVEL MANAGEMENT

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Oct 22, 2019

Lola.com helps you stop wasting time and start saving money when managing corporate travel. Keep travelers happy with guidelines that both managers and employees love, and get full visibility into your team's travel spend, so you always know where your money is going.

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INTEGRATING EYE-TRACKING & HEAD-UP DISPLAY IN PILOT TRAINING FOR IMPROVED OPERATIONAL & ORGANISATIONAL CAPABILITIES INTEGRATING EYE-TRACKING & HEAD-UP DISPLAY IN PILOT TRAINING FOR IMPROVED OPERATIONAL & ORGANISATIONAL CAPABILITIES

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Oct 21, 2019

Head-Up Displays (HUDs) and Head-Up Guidance Systems (HGS) introduce value beyond real-time gaze tracking. When integrated with eye-tracking solutions during training, guided by instructor and pilot input, and supported by visual and instructional learning tools, these systems can build up additiona...

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Does Britain Actually Need Two Flag Carriers? DOES BRITAIN ACTUALLY NEED TWO FLAG CARRIERS?

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Oct 21, 2019

Virgin Atlantic has often touted the idea of becoming the UK’s second flag carrying airline behind British Airways. While Virgin certainly doesn’t fit the traditional model of being a national airline, it does tick some boxes and the idea of having some stiff competition for BA is appeal...

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How Qantas Could Celebrate Its Centenary Next Year HOW QANTAS COULD CELEBRATE ITS CENTENARY NEXT YEAR

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Oct 21, 2019

Given the role modern aviation plays in our lives, how we just take it for granted, it’s kind of amazing aviation has been around for a mere nanosecond in the greater scheme of things. Like the internet, it’s hard to imagine life without it. But it’s only very recently that the fir...

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737 MAX Problems Existed in 2016 737 MAX PROBLEMS EXISTED IN 2016

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Oct 21, 2019

A text message chat-log has appeared revealing problems existing with the 737 MAX back in 2016, before it's certification! In today's video, I take a look at the report by Reuters and The New York Times!

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How Do Pilots Prepare For A Flight? HOW DO PILOTS PREPARE FOR A FLIGHT?

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Oct 21, 2019

A pilot has an important and difficult job to do, especially when he has the added responsibility of passengers’ and crew members’ safety. Needless to say, flight preparation is crucial to a successful journey. Read on if you have ever wondered how pilots prepare for a flight.

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How The Lufthansa Group Works HOW THE LUFTHANSA GROUP WORKS

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Oct 20, 2019

The Lufthansa Group is a European airline group consisting of a conglomerate of airlines and segments. Recently, it has hinted at a structural shift, but let’s take a look at how the group works today.

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Why Boeing Should Build The 767X WHY BOEING SHOULD BUILD THE 767X

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Oct 17, 2019

With delays to the Boeing 777X and no 797 on the horizon, Boeing is considering a possible 767X variant. But why should they build it and why would it be such a good deal for airlines?

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Preparing for the future of aviation PREPARING FOR THE FUTURE OF AVIATION

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Oct 17, 2019

The future of air travel is here, but how should the community prepare for it, asks Tim Ferris, APAC president and senior vice president for Public Security and Identity, Idemia. Last year, the air transport sector witnessed unprecedented growth, as airlines carried some 4.3 billion passengers on sc...

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Measuring the True ROI of Marketing Events MEASURING THE TRUE ROI OF MARKETING EVENTS

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Oct 16, 2019

When measuring the ROI of a marketing event, most companies look only at the exhibition cost. But in order to get a true understanding of the investment and the value it’s provided, you also need to look at the travel and expense spending for everyone attending from your company. Unfortunately...

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Airbus A220s Grounded Temporarily AIRBUS A220S GROUNDED TEMPORARILY

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Oct 16, 2019

Airlines around the world that operate the Airbus A220 are currently conducting inspections following the grounding of the type with Swiss. In today's video, I explain the situation, overall impact with Swiss and how their checks are going!

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The worst UK airports for security queues THE WORST UK AIRPORTS FOR SECURITY QUEUES

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Oct 15, 2019

One of the biggest stress factors for a lot of air travellers is the unpredictability of the airport security check - an essential part of the journey, but often a frustrating one nevertheless, with long queues and (justifiably) painstaking processes leading to a raised heart rate for many trying to...

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Airbus Beluga Vs Boeing Dreamlifter – Which Fuselage Transporter Is Better? AIRBUS BELUGA VS BOEING DREAMLIFTER – WHICH FUSELAGE TRANSPORTER IS BETTER?

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Oct 15, 2019

Both Airbus and Boeing employ their own freighter aircraft designed to transport aircraft components. But of the Beluga and the Dreamlifter, which is better? Who got it right? Let’s find out.

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The Real ID Transition: Everything You Need to Know THE REAL ID TRANSITION: EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW

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Oct 14, 2019

By October 2020, all domestic travelers planning to use a driver’s license for ID will need to update to the new, most secure option. Getting the new ‘Real ID’ requires some extra steps and further documents, so it’s probably a smart idea to start getting your ducks in a row ...

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Building a corporate travel policy. BUILDING A CORPORATE TRAVEL POLICY.

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Oct 14, 2019

A corporate travel policy is a tool designed to help both employees and company executives make effective decisions. It explains what you expect from traveling employees and what they can expect in return. Some types of corporate policies are simple. For example, your company allows X number of sick...

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How to Manage Travel Costs with an Affordable Business Travel Agency HOW TO MANAGE TRAVEL COSTS WITH AN AFFORDABLE BUSINESS TRAVEL AGENCY

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Oct 14, 2019

Well, your company might be more inclined to tackle corporate travel management if you knew how much time and money growing companies are already saving using more efficient travel management solutions. The upfront cost of outsourcing business travel management can actually end up helping you save h...

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How Airlines Are Able To Fly The Boeing 737 MAX During Its Grounding HOW AIRLINES ARE ABLE TO FLY THE BOEING 737 MAX DURING ITS GROUNDING

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Oct 14, 2019

Airlines are moving their grounded Boeing 737 MAX aircraft around the world, to escape harsh winter conditions, perform maintenance and move them into long term storage. However, many have asked how an airline can conceivably even be allowed to fly a ‘grounded’ plane, let alone one that ...

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Qantas Confident In 737 MAX QANTAS CONFIDENT IN 737 MAX

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Oct 14, 2019

Qantas is looking at ordering 75 additional narrow-body jets in the coming year with the 737 MAX being a candidate. CEO Alan Joyce has come out and openly shared his praise for the type. In today's video, I take a look at what he said, how an order could benefit them and the controversy surround...

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90 Years Of Cubana – How The Cuban Airline Still Stands Tall Today 90 YEARS OF CUBANA – HOW THE CUBAN AIRLINE STILL STANDS TALL TODAY

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Oct 14, 2019

Last week, Cubana de Aviación celebrated its 90th birthday. The flag carrier of Cuba has gone on to have a colorful journey since being founded on October 8, 1929. The company started under the moniker of Compañía Nacional Cubana de Aviación Curtiss S.A. This was initiall...

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Boeing 737s Grounded BOEING 737S GROUNDED

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Oct 13, 2019

Following further inspections to the Pickle Fork on the Boeing 737NGs some of the type have been grounded across the world. In today's video, I go over who has had the type grounded!

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How To Always Save Money On Booking Flights HOW TO ALWAYS SAVE MONEY ON BOOKING FLIGHTS

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Oct 13, 2019

As a Simple Flying reader, it’s almost a given that you love to travel as much as we do. Well, if you’re thinking about booking a flight or holiday anywhere in the world, you have to check out Mighty Travels Premium, an easy to use, intuitive platform that almost always saves money on bo...

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Top Trends in Aerospace & Aviation Manufacturing TOP TRENDS IN AEROSPACE & AVIATION MANUFACTURING

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Oct 12, 2019

The aerospace and aviation industries are primed for another strong year. In fact, the percentage of U.S. marketshare held by aircraft manufacturing as of 2017 was 52.9%. Demand for commercial aircraft is so high there is an order backlog of more than 14,000 planes — with an expected 38,000 ai...

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Embracing digital transformation to enrich customer experience in the airline industry EMBRACING DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION TO ENRICH CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE IN THE AIRLINE INDUSTRY

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Oct 11, 2019

As customer reliance on technology increases, the expectations of airlines to meet newer demands are growing rapidly as well. ONE ID can empower 64% of passengers who want to use a single biometric identity token for all their travel interactions. Besides, 80% of passenger journeys are expected to b...

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How The DC-3 Changed Air Travel Forever HOW THE DC-3 CHANGED AIR TRAVEL FOREVER

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Oct 11, 2019

The Douglas DC-3 is widely regarded as one of the most important developments in commercial passenger aviation. Entering service way back in 1936, the Douglas DC-3 immediately showed its capabilities as a passenger aircraft. Alongside its military counterpart, the C-47 Skytrain/C-53 Skytrooper, the ...

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Airport Guardian: Intelligent airport badging and access management AIRPORT GUARDIAN: INTELLIGENT AIRPORT BADGING AND ACCESS MANAGEMENT

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Oct 10, 2019

Airport badging offices are moving to fully electronic identity management to reduce badging time, improve data quality and compliance, and enhance security operations. Airport Guardian software is built to address current inefficiencies and enables airports to adapt to ever-changing needs in airpor...

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Which Airlines Operate The Boeing 747-8? WHICH AIRLINES OPERATE THE BOEING 747-8?

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Oct 10, 2019

The Boeing 747, also known as the Queen of the skies, is an aviation icon. The aircraft with two passenger decks is instantly recognizable thanks to its hump at the front. However, in the latest quarter Boeing delivered just one Boeing 747. The Boeing 747 is idolized around the world. However, as th...

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Here’s Why Aircraft Don’t Have A Row 13 HERE’S WHY AIRCRAFT DON’T HAVE A ROW 13

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Oct 10, 2019

Frequent Ryanair travellers may have noticed the absence of row 13 on Ryanair flights. It’s not just a mistake, there is no row 13 on any Ryanair aircraft for a reason. It’s the same reason you also won’t find a row 17 on Lufthansa flights. There’s something about flying whic...

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Where Will Air Astana Fly Its Shiny New Airbus A321? WHERE WILL AIR ASTANA FLY ITS SHINY NEW AIRBUS A321?

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Oct 10, 2019

Air Astana officially welcomed its first A321neoLR yesterday in a ceremony at its home airport. The airline has become the first in the CIS to operate the type, and the first in the world to operate it with a premium configuration. Over the next couple of years, its due to receive a further six of t...

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Etihad Airways Eyes Profitability ETIHAD AIRWAYS EYES PROFITABILITY

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Oct 09, 2019

Etihad Airways is currently eyeing a return to profitability date following three consecutive years of posting over US $1 billion in losses. In today's video, I take a look when they hope to become profitable again as well as how it might work!

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Wizzing From Bristol To Katowice On An Airbus A320 WIZZING FROM BRISTOL TO KATOWICE ON AN AIRBUS A320

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Oct 09, 2019

Needing to find a way across Europe I stumbled upon an ultra-low fare from Wizz Air onboard their A320 from regional airport Bristol to Polish southern airport Katowice. Flying from 10:00 PM to 1:00 AM, would I be game to try the midnight low-cost-carrier express?

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Airport Perimeter Security AIRPORT PERIMETER SECURITY

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Oct 08, 2019

Axis understands that an enormous coordinated effort across multiple functions is required within an airport to deliver the desired passenger experience, and that security is pivotal. In many cases, physical security within an airport starts at the perimeter. There are many ways in which an airport ...

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These Airlines Rely Most Heavily on the Boeing 737 Max THESE AIRLINES RELY MOST HEAVILY ON THE BOEING 737 MAX

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Oct 08, 2019

After two Boeing 737 Max airplanes tragically crashed in short succession in October 2018 and March 2019, Boeing grounded the entire global fleet of the model. While the fly ban is entering its seventh month, pilots of the U.S. airline Southwest are now suing Boeing over more than $100 million in lo...

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PRODUCT READY INNOVATION PRODUCT READY INNOVATION

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Oct 08, 2019

After decades of declined defense budgets from the US Department of Defense, instability among several countries is creating a stronger future for defense contractors. This is partly due to increased tension between the Middle East, North Korea, Eastern Europe and the United States over nuclear powe...

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How An Alaska Boeing 737 Was Given A Toy Story Makeover HOW AN ALASKA BOEING 737 WAS GIVEN A TOY STORY MAKEOVER

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Oct 08, 2019

This year has been a year of amazing liveries. From British Airways’ BOAC Boeing 747 livery to ANA’s Flying Honu we’ve seen it all. Or so we thought, until Alaska Airlines revealed its new Toy Story livery promoting Disney’s California Adventures’ Pixar Pier. No matter ...

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These Are The Moments Which Redefined Aviation THESE ARE THE MOMENTS WHICH REDEFINED AVIATION

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Oct 08, 2019

There is no doubt aviation has come a long way since the first powered flights made in the early 1900s. But what are the key moments in this over a century of history? We take a look at some of the main events that have shaped aviation. There are many more of course that could be included here, thes...

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The future of Air Travel in a new age of technology THE FUTURE OF AIR TRAVEL IN A NEW AGE OF TECHNOLOGY

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Oct 07, 2019

The aviation industry is not untouched from the effects of the digital wave, which has created a ripple effect across industries and organizations. However, it is not among the pioneers of the digital revolution. Instead, it is simply reacting to the new wave of technology and following the trends t...

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Why We’re Excited About The Launch Of Starlux Airlines WHY WE’RE EXCITED ABOUT THE LAUNCH OF STARLUX AIRLINES

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Oct 06, 2019

Taiwanese start-up Starlux Airlines is gearing itself for launch in January 2020. Having recently received its first route rights, we can’t wait to see this airline take-off. Here’s why…

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Why Airliners Don’t Usually Fly At 43,000 Feet Unless Empty WHY AIRLINERS DON’T USUALLY FLY AT 43,000 FEET UNLESS EMPTY

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Oct 04, 2019

Modern airliners are usually built with the ability to function when flying over 40,000 feet. Despite these capabilities, pilots don’t usually hit these levels when there are passengers are on board. According to USA Today, a Boeing 767 has a service ceiling of 43,000 feet. The service ceiling...

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WANTED AIRSPACE GUARDIAN OF THE FUTURE WANTED AIRSPACE GUARDIAN OF THE FUTURE

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Oct 03, 2019

At times, it can feel like aviation is a slow-moving industry. But we’ve come a long way since the first powered flight in 1903. Consumerism, globalisation and advances in technology have all contributed to an industry now enjoyed by almost 12 million fliers on any given day. If anything, the ...

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Bournemouth Blueprint Gives Gama Aviation a ‘Platform To Perform’ BOURNEMOUTH BLUEPRINT GIVES GAMA AVIATION A ‘PLATFORM TO PERFORM’

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Oct 03, 2019

Gama Aviation’s state-of-the-art facility at Bournemouth Airport, which was officially opened earlier this summer, marks a major milestone in the history and development of the 36-year-old company. Honeywell Aerospace innovates and integrates thousands of products and services to advance and e...

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Can You Fly For Free If You Work For An Airline? CAN YOU FLY FOR FREE IF YOU WORK FOR AN AIRLINE?

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Oct 03, 2019

Have you ever thought to yourself how great it would be to work for an airline and be able to travel for free? Well, I am sure that is the main reason why anyone other than senior management and pilots ever decide they want to work in aviation.Imagine flying around the world and visiting places you ...

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London To Sydney in 4 Hours? LONDON TO SYDNEY IN 4 HOURS?

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Oct 03, 2019

Flying from London to Sydney in 4 Hours!? Possible? Thanks to a new partnership work has already begun on new rocket-powered engines to make this dream a reality. In today's video, I share my thoughts and go over this new type we could see flying!

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The Boeing 797 Could Revolutionize Air Travel – If It Gets Built THE BOEING 797 COULD REVOLUTIONIZE AIR TRAVEL – IF IT GETS BUILT

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Oct 02, 2019

The proposed new midsize airplane (NMA) from Boeing, also known as the Boeing 797, promises to bring new capabilities and new benefits to air travel. From its potential one pilot operation to short haul twin aisle comfort, the 797 could be just what aviation needs. But questions remain over when it ...

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How Will Alaska Air Be Affected By Delta’s LATAM Investment? HOW WILL ALASKA AIR BE AFFECTED BY DELTA’S LATAM INVESTMENT?

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Oct 02, 2019

Will LATAM cut ties with Alaska Air following Delta Air Lines’ recent acquisition of a 20% stake in the Chilean giant? Delta’s Ed Bastian strikes at the heart of the “global alliance”, but to what end? Delta’s announcement (26/09/19) of its spending $1.9Bn for a bite of...

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Collaboration Is Key: Why Tourism Boards Should Be Working With Airports COLLABORATION IS KEY: WHY TOURISM BOARDS SHOULD BE WORKING WITH AIRPORTS

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Oct 01, 2019

The expansion of route networks is always a key goal of any airline, but unless aircraft can be filled with passengers, that route will never be a success. We take a look at how airlines, airports and local tourism boards can and should be working together to develop healthy routes that really stimu...

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The Boeing 787 vs The Airbus A350 – What Plane Is Best? THE BOEING 787 VS THE AIRBUS A350 – WHAT PLANE IS BEST?

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Oct 01, 2019

When you think flagship aircraft, you think non-other than the Boeing 787 Dreamliner or the Airbus A350 XWB (eXtra Wide Body). Both represent the very best in ideas, cutting edge technology and commercial know-how from their respective companies, and one could even say represent the better firm out ...

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The real challenge in the skies is on the ground THE REAL CHALLENGE IN THE SKIES IS ON THE GROUND

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Sep 30, 2019

One of the biggest challenges in aviation is making sure that both passengers and employees are satisfied while keeping costs low. Passengers don’t want to spend their time at an airport waiting in long queues and employees would like to see their shift preferences taken care of – or at ...

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Location Data: Key To Understanding Airline Customer Behavior LOCATION DATA: KEY TO UNDERSTANDING AIRLINE CUSTOMER BEHAVIOR

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Sep 30, 2019

In order to remain competitive in today’s world, airlines need to embrace and adapt to the vastly evolving marketplace and invest in a digital future. Airlines are learning more about the value of data analytics and location intelligence in order to stay ahead and gain a competitive advantage....

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5 Things Boeing 5 THINGS BOEING'S CEO THINKS YOU SHOULD KNOW

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Sep 30, 2019

CEO Dennis Muilenburg recently spoke at an investor conference, and what he had to say is worth following closely. Largely, the update was positive, but there were some warnings signs that suggest Boeing and the aviation industry -- a strong point in the industrial sector this year -- might not be i...

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Why Is The Percentage Of Women Pilots So Low? WHY IS THE PERCENTAGE OF WOMEN PILOTS SO LOW?

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Sep 30, 2019

Most people, when they think about a pilot, will imagine a male figure. Indeed, more males than females dominate the pilot industry. Although every year, the number of female pilots keeps increasing, there still is a significant gap between the number of male and female pilots. And, in the upper ech...

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First Air France A350 Delivered FIRST AIR FRANCE A350 DELIVERED

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Sep 27, 2019

Air France has welcomed on its first Airbus A350. In today's video, I take a look at the delivery, how the A350 will be used and in addition the delivery schedule for future Airbus A350s with the carrier!

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A Look At 40 Years Of Flybe’s History A LOOK AT 40 YEARS OF FLYBE’S HISTORY

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Sep 27, 2019

After a year of uncertainty, Flybe is preparing to celebrate its 40th birthday. The British outfit was taken over by Connect Airways in February 2019, in a bid to utilize the carrier’s assets. Despite the recent troubles, the firm has created a legacy in British low-cost travel since its incep...

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What Happened To S7 Airlines’ Airbus A310 Aircraft? WHAT HAPPENED TO S7 AIRLINES’ AIRBUS A310 AIRCRAFT?

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Sep 26, 2019

S7 Airlines is Russia’s leading domestic airline with a fleet made of solely narrow-bodied aircraft. Its current fleet stands at 101 strong, with a mixture of Airbus, Boeing and Embraer 170 aircraft. Among it’s Airbus fleet was once the A310, but like many other airlines, it no longer fl...

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Boeing 787s Groundings Stretch Into 2020 BOEING 787S GROUNDINGS STRETCH INTO 2020

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Sep 26, 2019

Some Boeing 787s with the Trent 1000 engines attached will be grounded well into 2020 with Rolls Royce struggling to get the re-occurring blade issue fixed for customers. In today's video, I take a look at the situation and in addition assess how the Norwegian 787 engine failure last month has t...

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AI: Why Aviation Needs it More than Ever AI: WHY AVIATION NEEDS IT MORE THAN EVER

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Sep 26, 2019

Safety first, yes, but profits a close second: many current approaches to aircraft maintenance also having a significant impact on the revenue streams of airline operators. In 2017, for example, airlines spent a combined $76 billion on maintenance, repair and overhaul, representing around 11 percent...

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Could The Airbus A220 Ever Fly Passengers Across The Atlantic? COULD THE AIRBUS A220 EVER FLY PASSENGERS ACROSS THE ATLANTIC?

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Sep 25, 2019

With narrowbody aircraft already comfortably undertaking medium-haul missions, it’s only a matter of time before these small, efficient jets begin branching out into true long haul ops too. Aside of the 737 MAX and the A321XLR, there’s one other aircraft that seems to have all the necess...

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GE90 - Handcranking For Boroscope - GE Aviation Maintenance Minute GE90 - HANDCRANKING FOR BOROSCOPE - GE AVIATION MAINTENANCE MINUTE

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Sep 25, 2019

This video demonstrates a maintenance tip for the proper method of handcranking for boroscope on a GE90 engine. This video is for reference only. Always use the approved aircraft or engine manuals, as well as proper safety equipment, when performing engine maintenance.

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Why American Airlines Has No Use For A 100 Seater Aircraft WHY AMERICAN AIRLINES HAS NO USE FOR A 100 SEATER AIRCRAFT

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Sep 25, 2019

The A220 has been selling like the proverbial hotcake. From Latvia to Africa, the A220 is proving a popular aircraft for regional ops, and is doing well in the US too. However, a couple of large carriers have been notably absent from the Airbus order books. Here’s why American Airlines (and Un...

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Can drone technology make aviation safer? CAN DRONE TECHNOLOGY MAKE AVIATION SAFER?

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Sep 25, 2019

There is no doubt that technology is impacting several aspects of the aviation industry. From the use of biometrics and blockchains to artificial intelligence and drones, new technology is a hotly debated subject. The use of drones to increase the efficiency and safety of aircraft inspections, howev...

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Airlines Are Paying More for Fuel AIRLINES ARE PAYING MORE FOR FUEL

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Sep 24, 2019

Fuel has historically been the largest expense at most airlines. While kerosene was getting cheaper for airlines between 2014 and 2016, cost of airplane fuel has been on the rise since 2017 and is projected to surpass 200 billion U.S. dollars again in 2019. Fuel consumption by airlines has been risi...

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What Went Wrong At Thomas Cook? WHAT WENT WRONG AT THOMAS COOK?

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Sep 24, 2019

Where did it all go wrong for Thomas Cook? In today's video, I take a look at the reasoning behind the collapse of one of the biggest and most well-known tour companies on the globe!

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What Happened To Frontier Airline’s Airbus A318 Fleet? WHAT HAPPENED TO FRONTIER AIRLINE’S AIRBUS A318 FLEET?

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Sep 24, 2019

Did you know that Frontier was one of two launch customers for the Airbus A318 back in 2003? In fact, once upon a time Frontier had a fleet of 11 A318s according to Wikipedia. They’ve since been retired, replaced by larger, higher-capacity jets. So what happened to the baby of the Airbus A320 ...

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The History Of Thomas Cook – 178 Years Of Travel THE HISTORY OF THOMAS COOK – 178 YEARS OF TRAVEL

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Sep 24, 2019

After efforts to seek a £200 million bailout failed, Thomas Cook fell into liquidation. The British organization is no longer operating after serving travelers for 178 years. There have been reports that up to 600,000 Thomas Cook passengers were left stranded since the firm announced their ban...

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The future of air travel in Africa THE FUTURE OF AIR TRAVEL IN AFRICA

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Sep 23, 2019

The skies are getting busier and busier in Africa, according to a new forecast report by Airbus.Global Market Forecast: Cities, Airport and Aircraft 2019 - 2038 had a look at the expected growth for the industry, new routes and which regions will be needing more planes.

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100 Years Of Avianca – A Look At The Colorful Journey Of The Colombian Airline 100 YEARS OF AVIANCA – A LOOK AT THE COLORFUL JOURNEY OF THE COLOMBIAN AIRLINE

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Sep 23, 2019

Bogota will be preparing for festivities as Avianca will celebrate its 100th birthday on December 5 2019. The Colombian firm is the second oldest airline in the world with a rich history that dates back to the early 20th century. Avianca was founded in the form of SCADTA at the end of 1919. This com...

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What Happened To Condor’s Boeing 747 Aircraft? WHAT HAPPENED TO CONDOR’S BOEING 747 AIRCRAFT?

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Sep 22, 2019

Condor has been around for a long time, 63 years to be precise. It’s operated a number of different aircraft throughout the years, the biggest of which was the Boeing 747. Condor’s Jumbo Jets have faded into history and it hasn’t operated one in more than 20 years, but for old time...

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IS RYANAIR REALLY THAT BAD? IS RYANAIR REALLY THAT BAD?

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Sep 21, 2019

In this Trip Report we will find out if Ryanair is really that bad as many people think. Come and join us on our journey from Prague to Bologna.

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2025: Air travel for a digital age 2025: AIR TRAVEL FOR A DIGITAL AGE

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Sep 20, 2019

We are in the midst of a significant demographic shift from a pre-digital to a post-digital age. Within 10 years, the majority of the global population will be post-digital generations – those that have grown up interacting with online technology and using it as a way to manage their lives.Thi...

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Why The Past Year Has Been A Struggle For Many Airlines WHY THE PAST YEAR HAS BEEN A STRUGGLE FOR MANY AIRLINES

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Sep 20, 2019

Many key commercial airlines have ceased operations over the last 12 months. Along with this, many carriers still operating are struggling to report positive financial results. This downward trend has continued deep into 2019, proving the last year to be a struggle for many airlines. There are vario...

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Are Aviation Taxes an Effective Answer To Climate Change? ARE AVIATION TAXES AN EFFECTIVE ANSWER TO CLIMATE CHANGE?

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Sep 20, 2019

A few days ago, Simple Flying reported that Germany’s government was considering doubling the country’s domestic aviation tax. With anti-flying movements and discussions on various aviation taxes all the rage these days, we must ask ourselves if fiscal tools are an effective answer to cl...

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Boeing 737 MAX Flies with Air Canada BOEING 737 MAX FLIES WITH AIR CANADA

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Sep 19, 2019

The Boeing 737 MAX has been flying (sort of). In today's video, I take a look at why an Air Canada 737 MAX has been spotted flying recently and discuss some FAA developments!

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How To Celebrate An A350 Arrival, Virgin Atlantic Style HOW TO CELEBRATE AN A350 ARRIVAL, VIRGIN ATLANTIC STYLE

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Sep 19, 2019

Some airlines throw press conferences, some bake cupcakes. Azul, as we recently saw, preferred an all-singing, all-dancing, drum and smoke-filled laser show. But some airlines go even further than that. When we were invited to a ‘party at 35,000 feet’ by Virgin Atlantic, we didn’t ...

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What Happened To Flybe’s Boeing 737s? WHAT HAPPENED TO FLYBE’S BOEING 737S?

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Sep 19, 2019

Flybe’s recent financial struggles lead to it being taken taken over at the beginning of this year. Before these issues, the airline had bolstered its fleet with fresh aircraft in the previous decade. This fleet included four Boeing 737s that the airline no longer holds on to.These four 737-30...

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Virgin Atlantic Major Expansion Plans VIRGIN ATLANTIC MAJOR EXPANSION PLANS

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Sep 18, 2019

Virgin Atlantic is planning a major expansion. In today's video, I take a look at how they're planning on growing to some 100 destinations in the coming years!

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Haneda Vs Narita – Which Tokyo Airport Is Best For Travellers? HANEDA VS NARITA – WHICH TOKYO AIRPORT IS BEST FOR TRAVELLERS?

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Sep 18, 2019

Flying to Tokyo? If you ever have, or have plans to in the future, you’ll know that Japan’s capital city has two airports for passengers to fly into: Haneda and Narita. Let’s compare the two airports to find out which one is best for travelers.

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When Will Airbus Deliver It’s 10,000th A320 Family Aircraft? WHEN WILL AIRBUS DELIVER IT’S 10,000TH A320 FAMILY AIRCRAFT?

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Sep 17, 2019

The two most ubiquitous narrowbody aircraft are the Airbus A320 and Boeing 737. Between the two aircraft manufacturers, there is a fierce rivalry as both try to capture a significant slice of the ever-so-important narrowbody market. Both models have held their own over the years. Airbus, recently, h...

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Is aviation market overheated and facing downturn? IS AVIATION MARKET OVERHEATED AND FACING DOWNTURN?

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Sep 17, 2019

The ever-increasing growth of airlines and their demand for new aircraft might point to the fact that the industry is boiling hot right now. But the bubble-burst of the airline financing market would affect a lot of airlines that are operating under tight margins or are already at a loss. However, w...

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How The Airbus A350 Is Revolutionizing Virgin Atlantic’s Operations HOW THE AIRBUS A350 IS REVOLUTIONIZING VIRGIN ATLANTIC’S OPERATIONS

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Sep 16, 2019

Virgin investment in the A350-1000 is already starting to pay off. The new plane has created quite a buzz about the UK carrier, as avgeeks and frequent fliers alike keep track of the stunning new arrival. But as well as expanding Virgin’s fan base, the A350 is set to revolutionize its operatio...

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How The Jet Engine Revolutionized Aviation HOW THE JET ENGINE REVOLUTIONIZED AVIATION

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Sep 16, 2019

The jet engine is one of the most important breakthroughs in aviation history, as it revolutionized the way people fly. From Boeing to Airbus, no matter where you travel, the aircraft you are in is most likely to be powered by this technology. However, this technology wasn’t used commercially ...

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Which Airlines Have Ordered Embraer’s 195-E2? WHICH AIRLINES HAVE ORDERED EMBRAER’S 195-E2?

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Sep 15, 2019

Brazilian aerospace conglomerate Embraer has been developing its range of jet airliners over the last six years. The latest variant, the 195-E2, was rolled out in 2017 and eventually received its certification in April this year. Designed to compete with the Airbus A320neo, this narrowbody jet aircr...

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Singapore Airlines FANTASTIC ECONOMY CLASS SINGAPORE AIRLINES FANTASTIC ECONOMY CLASS

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Sep 14, 2019

Singapore Airlines is offering an amazing Economy Class. The good hard product combined with the award winning world's best cabin crew makes every flight very enjoyable. Convince yourself in this Trip Report on board the Singapore Airlines Airbus A350-900.

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Drones: a rising menace to UK aviation DRONES: A RISING MENACE TO UK AVIATION

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Sep 12, 2019

Heathrow could be set for a turbulent Friday after environmental protesters vowed to shut the airport down by flying drones within its 5km exclusion zone to highlight climate change. Even though they say nobody will be put at risk, the police disagree and stated they will take any opportunity to pre...

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Bigtincan Hub Overview BIGTINCAN HUB OVERVIEW

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Sep 12, 2019

Bigtincan is the industry's leading Sales Enablement Automation platform, empowering Sales teams to win more and be more productive every day, while providing Marketing the ability to establish ROI on content creation efforts.

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7 Ways Face Recognition Can Unlock A Secure, Frictionless and Personalized Travel Experience 7 WAYS FACE RECOGNITION CAN UNLOCK A SECURE, FRICTIONLESS AND PERSONALIZED TRAVEL EXPERIENCE

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Sep 10, 2019

Boarding a plane used to be the exciting start to any journey, even a business trip. But today’s airports are busier, more congested and stressful than ever. According to the International Air Transport Association over 4 billion passengers boarded airline flights worldwide in 2017. With deman...

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Implementing Buyer Enablement in Your Sales Enablement Strategy (2019) IMPLEMENTING BUYER ENABLEMENT IN YOUR SALES ENABLEMENT STRATEGY (2019)

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Sep 10, 2019

The majority of the time I only had access to two TV channels, three on a good weather day, and I vividly remember when I first saw a color television. At this time, products and services were limited, and buyer choices were almost non-existent. Fast-forward to 2019. Not only do I have access to hun...

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The Role of Sales in Sales Enablement THE ROLE OF SALES IN SALES ENABLEMENT

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Sep 10, 2019

However, with a regular commute time that consumes a couple of hours each day, I have shifted my focus to podcasts and audiobooks. One of my favorite podcasts is the Inside Sales Enablement series by Scott Santucci and Brian Lambert. In their last episode, they spent time reviewing their thoughts an...

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What Happened To easyJet’s Boeing 757 Aircraft? WHAT HAPPENED TO EASYJET’S BOEING 757 AIRCRAFT?

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Sep 09, 2019

We recently investigated what became of the easyJet fleet of 737s, but that wasn’t the only Boeing aircraft flown by the British LCC. At one time, easyJet had a small flotilla of Boeing 757s too, four in fact. Let’s take a look at what happened to them..

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Austrian Airlines relies on innovative drone technology AUSTRIAN AIRLINES RELIES ON INNOVATIVE DRONE TECHNOLOGY

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Sep 09, 2019

Since the middle of the year, Austrian Airlines has been testing a completely new technology for the purpose of carrying out technical inspections of its aircraft fleet. The aircraft are checked for paintwork or structural damage by means of autonomous drones developed by the French start-up Donecle...

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How Does An Airline Prepare For A New Route? HOW DOES AN AIRLINE PREPARE FOR A NEW ROUTE?

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Sep 06, 2019

Airlines launch new routes all the time. In fact, just this afternoon we reported about two new Alaska Airlines routes to San Luis Obispo in California. However, have you ever wondered what goes into launching a new route?

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Why Do Some Aircraft Have Winglets? WHY DO SOME AIRCRAFT HAVE WINGLETS?

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Sep 06, 2019

Aircraft manufacturers have been using additional bits on the ends of wings since the beginning of the 2000s. These small additions, commonly known as winglets, are designed to improve the efficiency of the aircraft by reducing drag. These special wingtips have aerodynamic benefits that come from na...

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Frequent Flyers EMBRACE FACIAL RECOGNITION FREQUENT FLYERS EMBRACE FACIAL RECOGNITION

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Sep 05, 2019

Airports, airlines and border control agencies are building the “airport of the future” using biometrics and facial recognition technology (FRT) to improve the passenger experience and enhance security. A recent survey of frequent flyers shows broad awareness and acceptance for these pro...

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Why Commercial Planes Could, But Rarely Do Fly Over Hurricanes WHY COMMERCIAL PLANES COULD, BUT RARELY DO FLY OVER HURRICANES

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Sep 04, 2019

With all the flight cancellations and disruption currently being caused by Hurricane Dorian off the US East Coast, it seems an apt time to address the question of whether aircraft could potentially fly above these weather events. Lets find out.

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Why Norway’s Widerøe Could Become An All Electric Airline WHY NORWAY’S WIDERØE COULD BECOME AN ALL ELECTRIC AIRLINE

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Sep 04, 2019

Announced on August 28th, Scandinavias largest regional airline Wideroe has gone into partnership with UK engineering firm Rolls Royce to develop an electric aircraft for the future. With an aging fleet of turboprop planes and a network of STOL airports, Widerøe says that Norway is the perfec...

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Unboxing Hi Fly UNBOXING HI FLY'S STUNNING NEW AIRBUS A330NEO AT THE AIRBUS FACTORY

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Sep 04, 2019

Unboxing a brand new plane and being the first passenger onboard! Come see what you can expect from Hi Fly's new aircraft, the amazing A330neo!

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Is Virgin Australia’s Economy X Worth It? IS VIRGIN AUSTRALIA’S ECONOMY X WORTH IT?

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Sep 04, 2019

Virgin Australia introduced Economy X in March 2017 as an upgrade to the standard economy seat. As well as the extra legroom, Economy X seats feature inclusions such as priority boarding and dedicated overhead locker space. Economy X seats can be selected for between AU$35 and AU$199, depending on t...

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What Happened To Aerolíneas Argentinas Boeing 747’s? WHAT HAPPENED TO AEROLÍNEAS ARGENTINAS BOEING 747’S?

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Sep 03, 2019

Back in 1979, Aerolineas Argentinas received a plane registered LV-MLO, a brand new Boeing 747-200. With this, it became the first Latin American airline to operate an aircraft of this type. During its history, Aerolíneas Argentinas operated a total of 12 747s. Seven years ago, the carrier re...

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Brussels Airlines A319 & A320 - An Ultimate Review BRUSSELS AIRLINES A319 & A320 - AN ULTIMATE REVIEW

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Sep 03, 2019

Finishing a little jaunt to the Greek islands, it was time to make our way to visit HiFly and Airbus in Toulouse.

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London Stansted Vs London Luton – Which Low Cost Airport Is Best? LONDON STANSTED VS LONDON LUTON – WHICH LOW COST AIRPORT IS BEST?

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Sep 03, 2019

Some see it as a blessing, some see it as a curse. Whichever way you look at it, London has a lot of airports. We have previously looked at London Heathrow vs London Gatwick. Today we investigate London Stansted vs London Luton.

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On the block: a look at airport sales around the world ON THE BLOCK: A LOOK AT AIRPORT SALES AROUND THE WORLD

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Sep 02, 2019

From Glasgow Prestwick Airports financial troubles to Indias privatisation plans, airports are sold for many reasons. Here is a look at some of the most notable airport sales of recent years and the fascinating stories behind them. Airports are often seen as lucrative money trees, capable of attract...

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How To Fly On The Qantas Airbus A380 HOW TO FLY ON THE QANTAS AIRBUS A380

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Aug 30, 2019

Qantas has a fleet of twelve A380s. The airline has only committed to flying them for another ten years. But right now, the fleet is still relatively young – the average age is less than ten years, and all 12 of the planes are being refurbished. The first refurbished Qantas A380 is taking flig...

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What Happened To Pan Am’s Boeing 747 Aircraft? WHAT HAPPENED TO PAN AM’S BOEING 747 AIRCRAFT?

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Aug 30, 2019

Pan American World Airways, better known as Pan Am, had a long and happy relationship with the Queen of the skies. Over its lifetime, the airline would own no less than 65 of the type, but where did they all end up? Let’s take a look.

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Why the New Madison Logic Oracle Eloqua Integration is so Exciting for Marketers WHY THE NEW MADISON LOGIC ORACLE ELOQUA INTEGRATION IS SO EXCITING FOR MARKETERS

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Aug 29, 2019

Madison Logic is excited to announce a bi-directional integration with Oracle Eloqua, combining best-in-class lead and campaign management skills with Madison Logic’s global reach and advanced targeting. Now Oracle Marketing Automation users are able to align their messaging and targeting thro...

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A Look At Qantas’ History – How The Airline Became The Australian Flag Carrier A LOOK AT QANTAS’ HISTORY – HOW THE AIRLINE BECAME THE AUSTRALIAN FLAG CARRIER

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Aug 29, 2019

As one of the oldest airlines in the world, and the largest in Australia, Qantas has a fascinating history. It is a story of growth starting with two small biplanes opening up the outback and expanding to become a major long haul operator of the 747 and A380. This article shares some of the highligh...

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Digitization in airports: evolution or revolution? DIGITIZATION IN AIRPORTS: EVOLUTION OR REVOLUTION?

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Aug 29, 2019

Both passenger and flight volumes are growing. To remain competitive, airport operators can choose to move in one of several directions – by physically expanding their airports, deploying digital solutions, or selecting a path somewhere between the two. Marius Gelžinis, CEO of Lithuanian Airpo...

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British Airways Vs Virgin Atlantic – Which Airline Has The Best WiFi Availability? BRITISH AIRWAYS VS VIRGIN ATLANTIC – WHICH AIRLINE HAS THE BEST WIFI AVAILABILITY?

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Aug 27, 2019

WiFi is becoming a huge driver of passenger loyalty on flights. Many airlines are introducing WiFi onto their fleets in response to this. British Airways and Virgin Atlantic are both in the process of breaking in their first Airbus A350s. These both have WiFi, however, we thought we’d see whic...

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Could Scrapping In Flight Magazines Cut Aviation Emissions? COULD SCRAPPING IN FLIGHT MAGAZINES CUT AVIATION EMISSIONS?

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Aug 27, 2019

Now, more than ever, we are seeing the aviation industry place a particular focus on its carbon footprint. In fact, it is responsible for around 2% of global emissions. While airlines are trying to cut their CO2 emissions, Simple Flying explores a simple idea that could be an easy win.

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Here’s Why Virgin Atlantic’s New Airbus A350 Wears An Eye Mask HERE’S WHY VIRGIN ATLANTIC’S NEW AIRBUS A350 WEARS AN EYE MASK

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Aug 27, 2019

Virgin Atlantics new A350-1000 is looking stunning, with its new flying icon applied and that incredible Upper Class product ready to fly. However, theres one thing we want to know about Red Velvet, and that’s why she’s wearing a mask? While pretty much every avgeek in the UK has been ea...

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UVU - Aerospace Technology Management UVU - AEROSPACE TECHNOLOGY MANAGEMENT

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Aug 26, 2019

The UVU Aerospace Technology Management program allows certified A&P mechanics to earn a bachelor degree, awarding credit for their earned certification and providing them with opportunities for career advancement.

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Which Airlines Have Ordered The Boeing 777X? WHICH AIRLINES HAVE ORDERED THE BOEING 777X?

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Aug 26, 2019

The Boeing 777X is in the news a fair bit at the moment. The aircraft, due to be delivered from next year, has yet to take its first flight. A total of 344 aircraft are on order, with the most recent order coming from British Airways.The Boeing 777X is the latest iteration of the American manufactur...

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What Happened To Cathay Pacific’s Airbus A340 Aircraft? WHAT HAPPENED TO CATHAY PACIFIC’S AIRBUS A340 AIRCRAFT?

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Aug 25, 2019

Eight years after production stopped, many airlines are retiring their Airbus A340 aircraft, including Emirates and soon Virgin Atlantic. Hong Kong based airline, Cathay Pacific, retired its A340s back in 2012, but what happened to its aircraft?

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British Airways Turns 100 Years Old: An A To Z BRITISH AIRWAYS TURNS 100 YEARS OLD: AN A TO Z

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Aug 25, 2019

Today marks British Airways 100th birthday. That is to say, 100 years ago today Air Transport and Travel flew the first regular international air service. The service flew between London and Paris. To celebrate this occasion, Simple Flying has created an A to Z guide to the worlds oldest airline.

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What Are The World’s Longest Narrowbody Flights? WHAT ARE THE WORLD’S LONGEST NARROWBODY FLIGHTS?

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Aug 24, 2019

Around the world, widebody aircraft are typically used for long-haul flights. However, this is not always the case. While not often used for long-haul flights, narrowbody aircraft can travel quite a distance. Simple Flying decided to investigate.

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How Is Ryanair Able To Sell Such Cheap Fares? HOW IS RYANAIR ABLE TO SELL SUCH CHEAP FARES?

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Aug 22, 2019

Ryanair is known the world over for its success with the low-cost carrier model. The airline is able to offer prices as low as £9.99. However, with taxes, wages, and fuel to be considered, how does the airline manage to make a profit? Simple Flying investigates.

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When Will Delta Air Lines Retire Their Boeing 757s? WHEN WILL DELTA AIR LINES RETIRE THEIR BOEING 757S?

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Aug 22, 2019

With over 100 of the type in their fleet, the Boeing 757 is a very important aircraft to Delta Air Lines. Serving high-density short hauls and medium- to long-haul transatlantic services, the 757s versatility is prized by the carrier. However, these aging aircraft will soon need replacement. As of y...

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Anatomy of Today’s Global Traveler ANATOMY OF TODAY’S GLOBAL TRAVELER

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Aug 22, 2019

Where does the modern traveler come from? Where is s/he going? How does s/he get there? As the world grows ever-smaller, more and more people are traveling to a growing number of places each year. Increasingly, they’re getting there by leveraging digital tools. Savvy travel and hospitality bra...

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Why Is Avianca Brasil Leaving The Star Alliance? WHY IS AVIANCA BRASIL LEAVING THE STAR ALLIANCE?

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Aug 21, 2019

Avianca Brasil is officially leaving the Star Alliance on September 1st, 2019 after only four short years in the program. Also known officially as Oceanair Linhas Aereas S/A, Avianca Brasil started life in 1998 as an air taxi company flying workers from Sao Paulo to the Campos Basin oil fields. In 2...

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Creating Content That Improves CX: A Q&A with Lionbridge & Aprimo CREATING CONTENT THAT IMPROVES CX: A Q&A WITH LIONBRIDGE & APRIMO

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Aug 21, 2019

Today’s brands face numerous challenges. They need to create a customized, excellent experience for each and every customer worldwide. To do that, they need to create high-quality, on-target content. They need to create that content quickly, effectively, and for audiences who speak multiple la...

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Lionbridge Brand Video LIONBRIDGE BRAND VIDEO

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Aug 21, 2019

Our roots began in translation but what we do today goes well beyond – from content creation to linguistics, to artificial intelligence (AI). We create global relevance, driven by humanity and amplified by technology. Connecting our customers with their communities and driving brand awareness....

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Why Frankfurt Is The Aviation Capital Of Germany WHY FRANKFURT IS THE AVIATION CAPITAL OF GERMANY

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Aug 21, 2019

Frankfurt is Europe’s fourth busiest airport. However, Frankfurt is a good 400km from Berlin, the capital city of its host country. With this in mind, Simple Flying decided to look into what makes Frankfurt Airport Germany’s aviation capital.

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Is American Airlines Eyeing More Pacific Routes? IS AMERICAN AIRLINES EYEING MORE PACIFIC ROUTES?

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Aug 21, 2019

American Airlines has been on an eastward international expansion lately, adding flights to Casablanca, Krakow and many others. Rumor has it, however, the airline might be looking to add flights across the Pacific as well. Here, we examine that possibility and explore the competitive landscape.

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A BUYER’S GUIDE FOR LOCALIZATION SERVICES: A BUYER’S GUIDE FOR LOCALIZATION SERVICES:

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Aug 21, 2019

Your localization partner is going to do a deep-dive into your business—so start by diving deep into theirs. Are they an industry-leader with 20 years of experience or a relative newcomer? Will they speak Samoan, Uzbek, or Swahili (and all your customers’ languages)? Can they deliver on-...

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WHY AI? HOW LANGUAGE & AI SERVICES GO HAND-IN-HAND WHY AI? HOW LANGUAGE & AI SERVICES GO HAND-IN-HAND

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Aug 21, 2019

In practice, of course, things are more complicated. Effective translation necessitates a nuanced understanding of (at least) two languages and cultures, both source and target. It requires an understanding of the original content’s goals. It mandates a fluency in tone and subtext as well as v...

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Going Global 101: How Your Competition Can Be Your Best Resource GOING GLOBAL 101: HOW YOUR COMPETITION CAN BE YOUR BEST RESOURCE

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Aug 20, 2019

Lace-up your sneakers and step up to the starting line: you’re ready to reach countless customers in new markets.  You’ve secured your spot in the Global Marketplace (whether by default or design).  But before you sprint away, take a good look around you. You are not alone in t...

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What Happened To American Airlines Airbus A300’s? WHAT HAPPENED TO AMERICAN AIRLINES AIRBUS A300’S?

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Aug 20, 2019

As part of a series of articles looking back on what happened to popular aircraft of the past, we decided to take a look at American Airlines A300s.As the worlds first-ever wide-body twin-engine jet, the Airbus A300 could carry as many as 266 passengers in a two-class layout. With a maximum range of...

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The Airbus A380 Vs Boeing 787 – Which Plane Is Best? THE AIRBUS A380 VS BOEING 787 – WHICH PLANE IS BEST?

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Aug 20, 2019

When Norweigans Boeing 787s were grounded due to engine issues, the international low-cost-carrier turned to the Airbus A380 as their perfect replacement aircraft (kindly supplied by wet-lease airline Hi Fly). If Norwegian was given the chance to permanently use an A380 in their fleet, would they? W...

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The Most Family-Friendly Airlines in 2019 THE MOST FAMILY-FRIENDLY AIRLINES IN 2019

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Aug 20, 2019

Flying can solo can be hard enough but taking to the skies as a large family with the little ones in tow can max out the stress levels. Fortunately, the folks at PlayLikeMum have analyzed as many as 20 major airlines across a wide range of factors, including seat comfort, pre-boarding for families a...

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What Happened To British Airways’ Concordes? WHAT HAPPENED TO BRITISH AIRWAYS’ CONCORDES?

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Aug 19, 2019

There's no doubt about it, the Concorde was one of the world's most iconic aircraft. But, what happened to the supersonic masterpiece once it was retired from British Airways?

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The Future of Travel is Airbus’ Smart Technology Aircrafts THE FUTURE OF TRAVEL IS AIRBUS’ SMART TECHNOLOGY AIRCRAFTS

blog article

Aug 19, 2019

Smart technology is becoming more prevalent by the day. Its more than the apps on your phone, as technology has now infiltrated our homes and offices too. Airbus recognises the shift towards these conveniences in our everyday lives and answers to the growing demand in its inflight services. During A...

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How The Airbus A380 Redefined Luxury Travel HOW THE AIRBUS A380 REDEFINED LUXURY TRAVEL

blog article

Aug 19, 2019

The A380 is a king among airplanes. Its the biggest commercial jet ever built and is operated by some of the most high profile airlines around the world. Whether it’s flying transatlantic, transpacific or on a 40-minute hop, a flight on the A380 brings us a new level of sky-high luxury that&rs...

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Why BA Does Not Fly The A380 To New York WHY BA DOES NOT FLY THE A380 TO NEW YORK

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Aug 16, 2019

We explore why British Airways chooses not to schedule A380 flights to New York.

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How Brisbane Airport Has Grown HOW BRISBANE AIRPORT HAS GROWN

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Aug 15, 2019

Brisbane Airport is the primary international airport serving Brisbane and South East Queensland. The airport services 31 airlines flying to 50 domestic and 29 international destinations, in total amounting in more than 22.7 million passengers who travelled through the airport in 2016.

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Why American Airlines’ Aircraft Change Is Bad News for Los Angeles Flyers WHY AMERICAN AIRLINES’ AIRCRAFT CHANGE IS BAD NEWS FOR LOS ANGELES FLYERS

blog article

Aug 15, 2019

There is enough demand on the route between Los Angeles and London to justify a combined nine daily flights across five different airlines — American Airlines, United, British Airways, Virgin Atlantic and even Air New Zealand. Given the strong premium-cabin demand, you’ll find some great...

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When Does An Aircraft Get Written Off? WHEN DOES AN AIRCRAFT GET WRITTEN OFF?

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Aug 14, 2019

Aircraft are expensive. With the cost of a new A380 coming in at $444 million USD list price, airlines are incredibly reluctant to ever take an aircraft out of service. But, throughout history, airlines have either been forced to write off an aircraft (sometimes even brand new) or in some special ca...

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Will data or collaboration solve aviation WILL DATA OR COLLABORATION SOLVE AVIATION'S CAPACITY CRUNCH?

blog article

Aug 14, 2019

Data sharing has always been a hot topic in the air travel industry, and its easy to see why. With over 20 stakeholders involved in any given passenger journey, along with the competitive yet cooperative nature of industry, it’s no wonder data is often said to be siloed and disconnected. And t...

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2020 Content Marketing Spectrum 2020 CONTENT MARKETING SPECTRUM

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Aug 14, 2019

This is a video explainer of the difference between Content Marketing, Branded Content and Native Advertising - with examples to help put it all into context.Accompanying video that tried to separate signal from noise on the different approaches of content in the business.

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CX IN THE AGE OF PRIVACY AND TRUST, PART 3: CAN WE (RE)BUILD TRUST? CX IN THE AGE OF PRIVACY AND TRUST, PART 3: CAN WE (RE)BUILD TRUST?

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Aug 14, 2019

This is the third in a series of articles on creating, maintaining, and optimizing great customer experiences in the context of mounting concerns about privacy and increasingly strict regulations governing data processing. We address topics such as consent strategies, the role of trust, the elements...

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DIVERSE VOICES STRENGTHEN BRAND CHARACTER DIVERSE VOICES STRENGTHEN BRAND CHARACTER

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Aug 14, 2019

What character appears in the most films and television programs? Dracula? God? Santa Claus?  All of those make the top ten list, but none is the correct answer. Satan (or The Devil) is a character is more than 840 projects – more than any other character. If you limit the list to mortals...

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The History of Content Marketing THE HISTORY OF CONTENT MARKETING

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Aug 14, 2019

If you want some insights into where the content marketing industry may be headed, it might just help to take a look at where it’s been. As we pointed out when CMI shared its History of Content Marketing infographic in 2012, brands have been telling their stories to audiences for hundreds of y...

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USING CONTENT MARKETING TO GENERATE DEMAND, CREATE NEW AUDIENCES USING CONTENT MARKETING TO GENERATE DEMAND, CREATE NEW AUDIENCES

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Aug 14, 2019

Content—and how brands use it to interact with buyers at all stages of the engagement journey—has fundamentally reshaped every business’ go-to-market strategy. This shift has been particularly challenging for “top-of-the-funnel” demand generation marketers, most of who ...

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Lufthansa Won LUFTHANSA WON'T RETIRE THEIR 747'S ANYTIME SOON - HERE'S WHY

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Aug 13, 2019

A common theme that we have reported on here at Simple Flying is the retirement of aging aircraft fleets, as airlines switch from the older Boeing 747s and A380s to newer planes like the Boeing 777 and Airbus A350. But Lufthansa, who operates a large fleet of Boeing 747s, won’t be retiring the...

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Airline or private jet pilot? AIRLINE OR PRIVATE JET PILOT?

blog article

Aug 13, 2019

Have you ever considered which type of pilot you would like to be? In the aviation industry, there are two types of pilots among others, which are known as an airline pilot and commercial pilot. They both include flying commercially for reward, but they differ quite a bit regarding qualifications an...

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What Happened To Singapore Airlines’ Concorde? WHAT HAPPENED TO SINGAPORE AIRLINES’ CONCORDE?

blog article

Aug 13, 2019

Singapore Airlines used to operate Concorde. Well, half of it anyway. We take a look at what Singapore Airlines were doing with Concorde, why it was in their fleet and where it’s ended up now. When you hear the story of Concorde, its always all about Air France and British Airways. But did you...

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Will Southwest Ever NOT Fly Boeing 737 WILL SOUTHWEST EVER NOT FLY BOEING 737'S?

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Aug 12, 2019

In late April, the internet was abuzz with speculation that Boeing-loyal-airline Southwest was considering aircraft from Airbus. The idea that an airline is shopping around for aircraft wouldn’t normally be big news, but because Southwest is an all-737 fleet – the world’s largest o...

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The Best Performing Airlines by Ancillary Revenue THE BEST PERFORMING AIRLINES BY ANCILLARY REVENUE

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Aug 12, 2019

Ancillaries are an increasingly important part of commercial aviation revenue streams. Our inaugural infographic breaks down data from IdeaWorksCompany to illustrate the top performing airlines.Historically, fare-based revenue has been the primary focus for airlines, but times are changing. The low-...

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Why Doesn’t British Airways Fly The Airbus A380 To New York? WHY DOESN’T BRITISH AIRWAYS FLY THE AIRBUS A380 TO NEW YORK?

blog article

Aug 12, 2019

London to New York is one of British Airways most prestigious routes. Including codeshares with American Airlines, it operates around 16 times per day between the two cities. With this in mind, you may think Why doesnt BA Fly the Airbus A380 to New York?. Simple Flying investigates.

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How Brisbane Is Becoming A Top Airport HOW BRISBANE IS BECOMING A TOP AIRPORT

blog article

Aug 12, 2019

Brisbane may not be the first airport you think of when flying in or out of Australia, but it is fast making a name for itself as a top airport to travel through. And the statistics back this up. Flights are increasing at a rate of knots and passenger numbers are booming. Ten years ago, 17.5 million...

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The Growing Demand for Fresh Produce via Air Cargo THE GROWING DEMAND FOR FRESH PRODUCE VIA AIR CARGO

blog article

Aug 11, 2019

There are many planes in the sky that arent filled with passengers. There are many airlines whose sole existence is to ship cargo from one place to another. They can be seen at many airports across the world loading and unloading cargo that will eventually reach the far corners of the world. Even pa...

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Airline Bike Luggage Charge AIRLINE BIKE LUGGAGE CHARGE

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Aug 10, 2019

We all know how frustrating it is to have to pay to take your bike abroad. Every airline has a slightly different approach to handling bike luggage, with varying weight allowances and charges. It is worth nothing that the majority of airlines do not appear to allow the transit of E-bikes, as the lit...

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Why Doesn’t Qatar Fly To Brisbane? WHY DOESN’T QATAR FLY TO BRISBANE?

blog article

Aug 10, 2019

Qatar Airways has one noticeable gap in their Australian service: Brisbane. Unfortunately for Qatar Airways, this is a result of a treaty between Qatar and Australia that limits service to major cities. In addition, flag carrier Qantas does not seem open to giving Qatar more flights to Australia.

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Could Emission Free, Slow Flying Be The Future? COULD EMISSION FREE, SLOW FLYING BE THE FUTURE?

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Aug 09, 2019

The modern trend in aviation is towards more fuel-efficient flying. Through advanced engine technology and aircraft design, the aim for increased fuel efficiency is clear. However, greater fuel efficiency does not entirely remove emissions from air travel. With multiple proposals out there, could em...

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British Airways Airbus A350 Inaugural Flight BRITISH AIRWAYS AIRBUS A350 INAUGURAL FLIGHT

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Aug 08, 2019

On Monday British Airways operated its inaugural Airbus A350 service. The flight flew from London to Madrid with a flight time of 1 hour and 50 minutes. Simple Flying was onboard the aircraft to report on it for you.

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The History of British Airways THE HISTORY OF BRITISH AIRWAYS

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Aug 08, 2019

British Airways is one of the oldest carriers flying today and is celebrating its 100th birthday this year! In today's video, I take a look at their history and how they got the name, British Airways!

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The Future of Biometrics at the Airport and Beyond THE FUTURE OF BIOMETRICS AT THE AIRPORT AND BEYOND

blog article

Aug 08, 2019

Creating a seamless travel journey is the goal of future of passenger travel, and many in the aviation industry are looking to biometrics to create this experience. Biometrics at the airport enables passengers to use a single token to authenticate their identity when traveling through an airport, fr...

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What Happened To American Airlines Boeing 747’s? WHAT HAPPENED TO AMERICAN AIRLINES BOEING 747’S?

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Aug 08, 2019

The iconic ‘Jumbo Jet’ was once a common sight in airports around the world but, for a while now, the Boeing 747 has been conspicuous in its absence from US airports. US carriers like American Airlines were some of the first to use Boeing’s flagship passenger jet back in the 1970s....

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American and Southwest Airlines Plan to Upgrade Corporate Travel AMERICAN AND SOUTHWEST AIRLINES PLAN TO UPGRADE CORPORATE TRAVEL

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Aug 08, 2019

Recently, American and Southwest Airlines unveiled plans to upgrade corporate travel to lock in profitable business travelers, which was announced on Monday at the Global Business Travel Association 2019 Convention in Chicago. The announcement comes just two years after Southwest laid down the found...

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Could Ryanair LAUNCH Transatlantic Flights? COULD RYANAIR LAUNCH TRANSATLANTIC FLIGHTS?

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Aug 07, 2019

Ryanair has seen some amazing growth in the last decade and can take its passengers to some fairly exotic and distant destinations. Currently, Ryanair flies as far east as eastern Ukraine in the north and Lebanon, Jordan and Israel to the south. On the other side, in the west, we see the airline is ...

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British Airways Club Suite vs First Class – What’s The Difference? BRITISH AIRWAYS CLUB SUITE VS FIRST CLASS – WHAT’S THE DIFFERENCE?

blog article

Aug 07, 2019

British Airways announced its new business class product in the first half of 2019. Now that the product has made it on to the aircraft, it seems right to evaluate the differences between this and its first class offering. British Airways new Club Suite is the airlines first new hard product in busi...

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How to Gain Access to American Airlines Admirals Clubs HOW TO GAIN ACCESS TO AMERICAN AIRLINES ADMIRALS CLUBS

blog article

Aug 07, 2019

Navigating the airport can be one of the most stressful parts of any trip. Everyone is worried about getting to the gate on time, and the crowds can be endless.The best way to escape the airport madness besides traveling by train or car is by gaining access to an airport lounge. These premium spaces...

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IATA Supports Global RFID Baggage Initiative to Optimize the Passenger Journey IATA SUPPORTS GLOBAL RFID BAGGAGE INITIATIVE TO OPTIMIZE THE PASSENGER JOURNEY

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Aug 06, 2019

The aviation industry is focused on using innovative technologies to improve efficiencies, security, and enhance the passenger experience. From biometrics to self-bag drop to superior connectivity, emerging technologies are regularly being implemented by aviation industry leaders around the world to...

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Could Airbus Restart Airbus A380 Production? COULD AIRBUS RESTART AIRBUS A380 PRODUCTION?

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Aug 06, 2019

The Airbus A380 was a visionary aircraft that not only improved on the legacy of the mighty Boeing 747 Jumbo Jet but would also become a game-changer in the airline game. But it was an aircraft that simply didn’t fit the economics of our time, and found itself retired well before breaking any ...

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6 Things to Know About Cathay Pacific Airport Lounges 6 THINGS TO KNOW ABOUT CATHAY PACIFIC AIRPORT LOUNGES

blog article

Aug 06, 2019

Cathay Pacific Group is an airline based in Hong Kong, with passenger and cargo flights to more than 200 destinations in Asia, North America, Australia, Europe, and Africa. The airline was founded in 1946 by two former Air Force pilots but is now known by savvy travelers as having some of the best a...

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EAA AirVenture showcases best of aviation EAA AIRVENTURE SHOWCASES BEST OF AVIATION

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Aug 05, 2019

More than 10,000 aircraft and 640,000 people arrived at Wittman Regional Airport for one of the world’s largest aviation events in Oshkosh, WI. Here were some of the highlights from EAA AirVenture 2019.

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What Plane Will Replace Air France’s A380’s WHAT PLANE WILL REPLACE AIR FRANCE’S A380’S

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Aug 05, 2019

Air France announced yesterday that the retirement of their A380 fleet will be completed by 2022. This is much sooner than previously expected and will leave the airline short on long haul capacity. So what’s the plan for the A380’s replacement?

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Digitize Aviation DIGITIZE AVIATION

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Aug 02, 2019

The organisation of aircraft design has changed
considerably: for many years, manufacturers
have developed aircrafts in-house and produced
them in their own factory. Suppliers produced
components and delivered them to the manufacturer’s specification. The main risk ...

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How Southwest Changed Air Travel HOW SOUTHWEST CHANGED AIR TRAVEL

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Aug 02, 2019

They are the largest low-cost carrier in the world, and hold the record for consecutive profitable years, reporting 43 years of money-making success in a row. Clearly, they’re doing something right, but what is it that has made Southwest Airlines such a massive success?

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Should Washington keep aerospace tax incentives? SHOULD WASHINGTON KEEP AEROSPACE TAX INCENTIVES?

blog article

Aug 02, 2019

In 2003, the state legislature approved a package of tax incentives related to the aerospace industry to ensure Boeing would produce its 787 in Washington. It later extended and expanded those tax incentives in 2013 to secure Boeing 777X production. A new preliminary Tax Preference Performance Revie...

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British Airways - BA2119 Flight of the Future BRITISH AIRWAYS - BA2119 FLIGHT OF THE FUTURE

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Aug 01, 2019

To celebrate its centenary British Airways is launching BA 2119: Flight of the Future, a first-of-its-kind exhibition looking ahead to the next 100 years of flying and imagining what that may look like.

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WHY AIRLINES SHOULD EMBRACE CHATBOTS TO IMPROVE CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE WHY AIRLINES SHOULD EMBRACE CHATBOTS TO IMPROVE CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE

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Aug 01, 2019

Every day billions of people turn to chat platforms to stay in touch with their family and friends. Now they are also connecting with thousands of businesses worldwide. Airlines are no exception and have to constantly deal with an influx of consumer messages. When customers message an airline, they ...

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Why Southwest is Leaving Newark WHY SOUTHWEST IS LEAVING NEWARK

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Aug 01, 2019

When it announced its second quarter earnings, Southwest rightfully spent a fair bit of time talking about the 737 MAX grounding and the impact it was having on the airline’s operations. At the same time, it announced it was pulling out of Newark entirely. The line was drawn between the two&nb...

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Here are the 9 most popular airport lounges around the world  as voted by Aussie frequent flyers HERE ARE THE 9 MOST POPULAR AIRPORT LOUNGES AROUND THE WORLD AS VOTED BY AUSSIE FREQUENT FLYERS

blog article

Aug 01, 2019

Who doesn't love a chance to relax in a business lounge? Point Hacks, a platform for members of frequent flyer programs in Australia, asked 1,686 of its subscribers to vote for the airline company that gives the best international business lounge experience.Qantas international business lounge w...

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A History of Japan Airlines A HISTORY OF JAPAN AIRLINES

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Aug 01, 2019

Aug. 1, 1951, Japan Airlines (JAL) was founded with 100 million in capital under chairman Aiichiro Fujiyama and president Seijiro Yanagida.  The airline started initially as an independent operation with scheduled domestic routes leasing aircraft from Norwest Airlines including the Martin 202&n...

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American Airlines: 14 Surprising Facts You Didn’t Know AMERICAN AIRLINES: 14 SURPRISING FACTS YOU DIDN’T KNOW

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Jul 31, 2019

American Airlines is one of the most popular airlines in the United States. However, despite the fact that the airline has spent a considerable amount of time in the spotlight and under the scrutiny of the public eye, there are still some interesting facts that many people don’t know. Here Mus...

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Love to fly? Know everything about the aviation industry LOVE TO FLY? KNOW EVERYTHING ABOUT THE AVIATION INDUSTRY

blog article

Jul 31, 2019

The industry including airlines, airports, and ground handling would together employ almost four million skilled personnel by 2035.The Indian aviation sector has been witnessing remarkable growth in recent years . India plans to construct over 100 new airports by 2035 and almost 20 cities are expect...

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FASCINATING AVIATION STATISTICS THAT MAY SURPRISE YOU FASCINATING AVIATION STATISTICS THAT MAY SURPRISE YOU

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Jul 31, 2019

You might think that Americans would be the nationality traveling the most on international routes but new aviation statistics show you would be wrong.Instead, the honor in 2018 fell to the United Kingdom.More than 126 million journeys were taken by UK citizens in 2018, 8.6 percent of all passengers...

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British Airways - Celebrating our A350 BRITISH AIRWAYS - CELEBRATING OUR A350

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Jul 30, 2019

Relive the reveal of our A350-1000, the most modern aircraft in our fleet and the first to feature our highly-anticipated Club Suite cabin.

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Security for aviation and space travel SECURITY FOR AVIATION AND SPACE TRAVEL

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Jul 30, 2019

The airplane is one of the safest modes of transport in the world. This can be attributed to the excellent training of the pilots and the sophisticated technology both on board and on the ground. This applies even more so to space travel. This is where KELLER AG für Druckmesstechnik joins the r...

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Driving Innovation: What Makes a New Vision Guided Aircraft Lift Control Devices Market “Better”? DRIVING INNOVATION: WHAT MAKES A NEW VISION GUIDED AIRCRAFT LIFT CONTROL DEVICES MARKET “BETTER”?

blog article

Jul 30, 2019

Lift control devices in aircraft play a key role in lifting the aircraft during take-off and landing. Aircraft lift control devices are used in aviation applications, such as in commercial, business, military aircraft. Lift control devices include flaps, boundary layer control and blown systems, sla...

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Aussie Aviation Sector Trends AUSSIE AVIATION SECTOR TRENDS

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Jul 30, 2019

According to the International Air Transport Association (IATA), the uncertainty around global economic growth prospects may have consequences on the aviation industry-wide passenger yields and financial performance amidst trade tensions, rising fuel prices and a slumping cargo market.Worldwide, the...

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10 airports perfect for business travellers 10 AIRPORTS PERFECT FOR BUSINESS TRAVELLERS

blog article

Jul 30, 2019

Travelling for business and for leisure obviously have different requirements for a traveller; luggage will generally be a lot less in volume, different items will need to be packed and even the cost of the ticket may be subsidised by your company.New research by the team at Globehunters has delved ...

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Airbus Introduces Concept Hybrid-Electric Aircraft AIRBUS INTRODUCES CONCEPT HYBRID-ELECTRIC AIRCRAFT

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Jul 29, 2019

Animals have long-inspired innovative engineering designs as they have evolved perfectly, as nature intended. This provides the ideal solution to environmental challenges, something European manufacturer, Airbus, hopes to achieve as they revealed a brand new concept hybrid-electric aircraft.

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Why Airbus Built Both The A340 And A330 At The Same Time WHY AIRBUS BUILT BOTH THE A340 AND A330 AT THE SAME TIME

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Jul 29, 2019

The first variant of the A330 was the A330-300, which made its entry into service in January 1994. The A340 made its entry into service the year before, in March 1993. The A340’s production came to a stop in November of 2011 yet the A330 still lives on – most recently as a ‘neo&rsq...

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British Airways - The Making Of Our A350 BRITISH AIRWAYS - THE MAKING OF OUR A350

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Jul 29, 2019

Watch the making of our very first A350-1000, the latest addition to our fleet of widebody aircraft.

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What Happened To Singapore Airlines Boeing 757’s? WHAT HAPPENED TO SINGAPORE AIRLINES BOEING 757’S?

blog article

Jul 29, 2019

Singapore Airlines fans may remember a time when the airline ran a small fleet of Boeing 757s. However, their time with Singapore was fleeting. The first of the four 757s arrived in 1984, and within six years they were all gone. What happened to Singapore Airlines Boeing 757s?

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How Qantas Became The Australian Flag Carrier HOW QANTAS BECAME THE AUSTRALIAN FLAG CARRIER

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Jul 29, 2019

Founded in 1920, Qantas is one of the oldest airlines in the world. The red kangaroo on the tail and the cheery hello when you step aboard at Heathrow can lift the mood of even the most jaded Aussie. Like Pan Am, Singapore Airlines, and British Airways, the airline is a symbol of its home nation &nd...

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When Will The Last Airbus A340 Be Retired? WHEN WILL THE LAST AIRBUS A340 BE RETIRED?

blog article

Jul 28, 2019

In March 1993 the A340 made its entry into service with its launch customers Air France and Lufthansa. A relatively short 18 years later in 2011, the A340s production came to a stop. Since then airlines have been slowly replacing their fleets of Airbus A340 aircraft with twin-jet aircraft that are j...

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BRUTALLY HONEST REVIEW of British Airways CLUB WORLD on the Boeing 747-400! BRUTALLY HONEST REVIEW OF BRITISH AIRWAYS CLUB WORLD ON THE BOEING 747-400!

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Jul 27, 2019

Brutally honest review of British airways club world on the boeing 747-400.

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How Delta Employees Bought The Airline A Boeing 767 HOW DELTA EMPLOYEES BOUGHT THE AIRLINE A BOEING 767

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Jul 26, 2019

The first Boeing 767 for Delta was a special aircraft for the airline. In fact, Delta’s employees bought the aircraft for Delta as a gesture of appreciation. When the first Boeing 767 was delivered in 1982, Delta faced some tough times. However, their employees bound together and sought to kee...

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New generation aircraft communications: A unified solution for congested skies NEW GENERATION AIRCRAFT COMMUNICATIONS: A UNIFIED SOLUTION FOR CONGESTED SKIES

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Jul 25, 2019

The world’s airspace has never been busier. With passenger numbers expected to double to 8.2 billion by 2037, the air transport industry faces profound operational challenges across the board. This includes the critical business of aircraft communications, which enables thousands of aircraft &...

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The Best Airline Credit Cards With Inflight Discounts THE BEST AIRLINE CREDIT CARDS WITH INFLIGHT DISCOUNTS

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Jul 24, 2019

Airline credit card benefits come in all shapes and sizes. Some offer huge sign-up bonuses worth tens of thousands of miles. Others include airport lounge access. A few offer companion tickets that can save travelers hundreds or even thousands of dollars per year.Of course, some airline credit card ...

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New flyers, new expectations: How to win at passenger experience with first-time flyers NEW FLYERS, NEW EXPECTATIONS: HOW TO WIN AT PASSENGER EXPERIENCE WITH FIRST-TIME FLYERS

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Jul 24, 2019

The growth of global wealth around the world is unprecedented, and it brings with it new and interesting business opportunities. The commercial airline industry is already greeting more and more travelers from the developing world aboard its aircraft. According to the International Air Transport Ass...

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The MD-12 – The A380 Alternative That Never Got Built THE MD-12 – THE A380 ALTERNATIVE THAT NEVER GOT BUILT

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Jul 23, 2019

Back in the 1990s, aerospace manufacturer, McDonnell Douglas faced a challenge. The Boeing 747 had been dominating international routes and was leaving the company in the dust. Thus they designed a truly double-decker aircraft, the MD-12, 10 years before the A380.

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HOW TO GET GREAT SERVICE ON UNITED AIRLINES HOW TO GET GREAT SERVICE ON UNITED AIRLINES

blog article

Jul 23, 2019

We all know United Airlines doesnt have the best reputation. My list of gripes with the airline is long. Between canceled flights and lengthy delays, they tend to disappoint me more times than not. Ive about given up flying them out of our local airport. But I did give them a chance over the past we...

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Top Three Longest Private Jet range Aircrafts avialable TOP THREE LONGEST PRIVATE JET RANGE AIRCRAFTS AVIALABLE

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Jul 23, 2019

When it comes to private jets, it is all about luxury and efficiency. Celebrities, athletes and some of the worlds wealthiest multi-millionaires and billionaires are known to spare no expenses when it comes to their travel and private jets allow them to breeze to and from of their destinations as fa...

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The Challenges Of Privatization In The Aviation Industry THE CHALLENGES OF PRIVATIZATION IN THE AVIATION INDUSTRY

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Jul 23, 2019

A little more than a week ago, we reported on Air Asia’s interest in acquiring part of state-owned carrier, Malaysia Airlines. The state has been looking for disinvestment from the troubled airline, yet has set conditions regarding company identity and staffing. The recent Malaysian example is...

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AVOID FLIGHT DISRUPTION THIS SUMMER AVOID FLIGHT DISRUPTION THIS SUMMER

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Jul 23, 2019

That glorious time of year is already upon us; the summer holiday period. Every year, we hold our breath in the hope that there won’t be any disruption to our journey and we won’t be one of the unlucky ones to have booked our big plans during that one month, week or day that a strike has...

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How Drones Could Change The Shipping Industry HOW DRONES COULD CHANGE THE SHIPPING INDUSTRY

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Jul 23, 2019

Today, container ships transport more than 90% of all goods in the world, but it can take over a month for those goods to sail from Beijing to New York. Cargo drones could be the disruption needed in a global supply chain that has been largely unchanged since the 1950s.

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The Future of Australian Aviation THE FUTURE OF AUSTRALIAN AVIATION

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Jul 22, 2019

This article is going to take a look at the future of Australian aviation over the next decade. Given how fluid the aviation sector is, speculation beyond a decade is really just conjecture. But current trends and developments do allow us to make some reasonably confident predictions about where Aus...

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Russia RUSSIA'S SU-57 STEALTH FIGHTER COULD FLY FOR INDIA. HERE'S WHY.

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Jul 22, 2019

As Moscow moves to mass-produce the Su-57 in much larger quantities than previously expected, the Indian Air Force (IAF) is cautiously signaling its interest in Russia fifth-generation fighter.IAF Chief of Staff Birender Singh Dhanoa gave the following appraisal in a recent interview with Russian me...

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F-35 F-35 'ELEPHANT WALK': WHY NOTHING CAN STOP DOZENS OF STEALTH FIGHTERS

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Jul 22, 2019

The active duty 388th Fighter Wing and Air Force Reserve 419th Fighter Wing at Hill Air Force Base (AFB) conducted a combat power exercise on Nov. 19 of last year, launching dozens of F-35A Lightning IIs within a condensed period of time.The drill also included a typical “elephant walk,”...

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How the Air Force Keeps F-22s and F-35s Truly Stealth HOW THE AIR FORCE KEEPS F-22S AND F-35S TRULY STEALTH

blog article

Jul 22, 2019

Fifth-generation F-22 Raptor and F-35A Lightning II pilots may take the reins of their respective aircraft; but as told by Staff Sgt. Natasha Stannard, 633rd Air Base Wing Public Affairs in the article Low observable technicians keep pilots undetected, alive, it takes preparation from outside the co...

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Air Belgium Launches A340 Flights To The French Caribbean AIR BELGIUM LAUNCHES A340 FLIGHTS TO THE FRENCH CARIBBEAN

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Jul 19, 2019

Just when it seemed as though Air Belgium had found their calling as a wet-lease airline, things are set to change. The carrier is due to commence Airbus A340 flights to the French Caribbean.

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DRONE USE IN COMMERCIAL INSURANCE: POTENTIAL LIABILITY RISKS FOR INSURERS DRONE USE IN COMMERCIAL INSURANCE: POTENTIAL LIABILITY RISKS FOR INSURERS

blog article

Jul 19, 2019

According to the Federal Aviation Administration, 2.85 million small drones could fill the sky by 2022, and 450,000 of them will be used for commercial purposes.With a multitude of market opportunities, drones are providing insurers with capabilities that were never before thought possible – b...

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AN INSIDE LOOK AT THE SUKHOI SUPERJET AN INSIDE LOOK AT THE SUKHOI SUPERJET

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Jul 18, 2019

If you have flown commercially over the past few decades, there are probably two major aircraft manufacturers with which most travelers have become familiar: Boeing and Airbus. Boeing and Airbus control a whopping 88% of the narrowbody market. There are a few other notable aircraft manufacturers inc...

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Five key takeaways from the NCE Future of Airports conference FIVE KEY TAKEAWAYS FROM THE NCE FUTURE OF AIRPORTS CONFERENCE

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Jul 18, 2019

The first half of 2019 has been anything but easy for UK airports, which are facing challenges such as Brexit, climate change and stricter drone regulation.Pressures from the government, international agencies and environmental groups have largely increased since the beginning of 2019, though as the...

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BEST PRIVATE JETS FOR TRANSATLANTIC FLIGHTS BEST PRIVATE JETS FOR TRANSATLANTIC FLIGHTS

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Jul 17, 2019

At Air Partner we will always ensure that you are presented with the best option for your particular journey and you have access to any jet of any size, from Very Light cabin jets up to Global cabins and even VIP airliners. If you are looking to fly transatlantic by private jet, a Global cabin is th...

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Copenhagen Airport in numbers COPENHAGEN AIRPORT IN NUMBERS

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Jul 17, 2019

We take a look at the facts and figures behind a record-breaking year for Copenhagen Airport.

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NEW CHANGES ON AEROPLAN’S AWARD TICKET – HERE’S WHAT TO TAKE NOTE NEW CHANGES ON AEROPLAN’S AWARD TICKET – HERE’S WHAT TO TAKE NOTE

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Jul 17, 2019

Air Canada has introduced significant changes for flight awards in Aeroplan. Fear not, award redemption rate remains the same. Although there are both positive and negative changes; they are making good changes to the refund and cancellation of award tickets, however the negative changes are not som...

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Singapore Airlines A380 NEW SUITES! SINGAPORE AIRLINES A380 NEW SUITES!

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Jul 17, 2019

Lets travel from Shanghai to Singapore onboard Singapore's legendary new suites! Though as usual, the Air China First Class lounge in Shanghai was disappointing, the onboard SQ experience was absolutely amazing.

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London to Sydney – Which Airline Is Best? LONDON TO SYDNEY – WHICH AIRLINE IS BEST?

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Jul 17, 2019

Like nominating a favourite child, asking which airline is best when jetting between London and Sydney is bound to cause arguments. There is no shortage of airlines plying the route. What determines which airline is best will depend a lot on your budget, travel preferences, time constraints, and air...

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The Importance of Contract Review THE IMPORTANCE OF CONTRACT REVIEW

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Jul 17, 2019

The premiums for aviation insurance are going up. Certain segments of the business are seeing rate increases of 25% or more this year.  When faced with substantially higher premiums many companies consider other ways to manage their risk.  One commonly used method to manage risk is to cont...

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Let LET'S FLY AWAY

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Jul 16, 2019

The romance of heading abroad with the family often hits a roadblock at the airport. Before you get to pass out the suncream and floaties, you need to surivive the long waits, security lines and make it to the destination with everyone and everyones belongings. Explaining to the kids what to expect ...

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Missing in action: where are aviation employee shortages hitting hardest? MISSING IN ACTION: WHERE ARE AVIATION EMPLOYEE SHORTAGES HITTING HARDEST?

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Jul 16, 2019

The aviation industry has been facing a serious shortage of skilled professionals for a long time, but it is only in the past few years that the issue has reached worrying, unprecedented levels.Whether they are on strike due to low salaries, discouraged by increasingly challenging training courses o...

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Why The US Airlines Retired Their Boeing 747s WHY THE US AIRLINES RETIRED THEIR BOEING 747S

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Jul 16, 2019

In November 2017, United Airlines flew their last flight using a Boeing 747. Just a month later, the final commercial flight of a Delta Air Lines 747 arrived from Seoul as flight 158. It later embarked on a farewell tour, stopping in Atlanta, Minneapolis, and Los Angeles according to Quartz. With a ...

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ESTELAR LATINOAMÉRICA FLIES AIRBUS A380 ESTELAR LATINOAMÉRICA FLIES AIRBUS A380

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Jul 16, 2019

News on Hi Fly Airbus A380 has never stopped, from when it was first unveiled last year on Farnborough, to Norwegian leased it to fly the popular London-New York route. Now, an unexpected airline company, Estelar Latinoamérica, leased this aircraft to replace its Airbus A340 to fly from Carac...

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Has your budget been cut? 5 macro factors putting pressure on the aviation industry HAS YOUR BUDGET BEEN CUT? 5 MACRO FACTORS PUTTING PRESSURE ON THE AVIATION INDUSTRY

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Jul 16, 2019

With airlines around the world cutting the amount they are spending, facing rising costs and issuing profit warnings, we have explored the factors that are impacting the industry the most.

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Buying an aircraft? How to evaluate for purchase. BUYING AN AIRCRAFT? HOW TO EVALUATE FOR PURCHASE.

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Jul 16, 2019

Buying an aircraft signifies a substantial investment and often there is the temptation to buy more aircraft than you really need. So buying an aircraft is an important investment and the many aspects of aircraft ownership should be seriously considered before signing the final agreement. A pre-buy ...

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How automation has impacted on aviation and the role of the pilot HOW AUTOMATION HAS IMPACTED ON AVIATION AND THE ROLE OF THE PILOT

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Jul 16, 2019

When examining the progression of Intelligent Process Automation (IPA), particularly, this technique has developed greatly in recent years, and has now become central to processes across various sectors.Using advanced robotics and Artificial Intelligence (AI), Encompass fully automates the repetitiv...

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AVIATION COATING MARKET SET TO CROSS USD 1.95 BILLION BY 2022 AVIATION COATING MARKET SET TO CROSS USD 1.95 BILLION BY 2022

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Jul 16, 2019

The Global Aviation Coating Market Is Expected to Reach above USD 1.95 billion by 2022 report has been added to Zion Market Research offering.  The global Aviation Coating Market report offers the important data related to the global Aviation Coating Market along with dominant players in the ma...

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10 of the best aviation and aerospace museums in the country 10 OF THE BEST AVIATION AND AEROSPACE MUSEUMS IN THE COUNTRY

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Jul 16, 2019

From the Wright Brothers and Amelia Earhart to Neil Armstrong and the Mars Exploration Rovers, our successes in aeronautics have made it possible to fly all over the earth and beyond. To further feed our curiosity, we have also created numerous museums to educate ourselves and future generations on ...

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Will AirAsia Ever Return To Europe? WILL AIRASIA EVER RETURN TO EUROPE?

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Jul 15, 2019

AirAsia is one of the largest and most well-known low-cost carriers in Asia. However, despite the airline’s large reach in Asia, their long-haul flights to Europe are slim. Since 2012, AirAsia has not operated any routes to European cities from Southeast Asia. But, will AirAsia make a return t...

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Infographic World air traffic INFOGRAPHIC WORLD AIR TRAFFIC

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Jul 15, 2019

In this infographic we have tried to capture the main airports and routes in the world, in order to get a clearer view of the places where air traffic is most significant.

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10 Most Bizarre Flying Machines in Aviation History 10 MOST BIZARRE FLYING MACHINES IN AVIATION HISTORY

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Jul 15, 2019

10 Most Bizarre Flying Machines in Aviation History.

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Compete Win in the Age of Account Based Buying COMPETE WIN IN THE AGE OF ACCOUNT BASED BUYING

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Jul 15, 2019

If you’re on a B2B revenue team, it’s likely your Marketing and Sales teams are experiencing some angst these days when it comes to understanding how prospects and customers want to interact with your company. On one hand customers seem to want ultra-personalized attention on every chann...

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Forrester Total Economic Report Shows a 405% ROI on 6sense FORRESTER TOTAL ECONOMIC REPORT SHOWS A 405% ROI ON 6SENSE

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Jul 15, 2019

Calculating ROI has become a requirement for any corporate investment, across all business functions. Gone are the days when B2B marketers could attribute their spend to “branding.” Today, they’re being forced to provide concrete spend-to-revenue analysis to justify their investmen...

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Duo Security Sets BDRs up for Success with 6sense DUO SECURITY SETS BDRS UP FOR SUCCESS WITH 6SENSE

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Jul 15, 2019

The role of a Business Development Rep can be a daunting one. Knowing where to prioritize when you have over 1,000 accounts and knowing what content to reach out to them and engage them with can be an impossible task. But if you have the right intent data that can show you where the account is in th...

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SailPoint Levels-Up their ABM Strategy with Intent Data SAILPOINT LEVELS-UP THEIR ABM STRATEGY WITH INTENT DATA

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Jul 15, 2019

The buyer’s journey has changed in a way which leaves many sales and marketing teams struggling to find insight from within what we call the Dark Funnel. However, many technology companies are starting to build solutions to address the radical new way customers engage and buy today by collecti...

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How To Avoid Flight Delays HOW TO AVOID FLIGHT DELAYS

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Jul 15, 2019

Flying already sucks without having to sit in the airport for 4 extra hours while your plane undergoes mysterious "mechanical repairs." So here are some helpful planning tips to help decrease your chances of having to endure delay hell.

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Protect Your Valuables from Airport Thieves PROTECT YOUR VALUABLES FROM AIRPORT THIEVES

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Jul 14, 2019

Imagine you’re in an unknown place, surrounded by people you’ve never met before when all of a sudden your iPad is gone. Losing valuables tops the list of travel horrors.It’s even worse when you realize you didn’t lose your iPad – it was stolen. This happens to thousand...

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Blockchain Breakthroughs That Are Changing the Airline Industry BLOCKCHAIN BREAKTHROUGHS THAT ARE CHANGING THE AIRLINE INDUSTRY

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Jul 14, 2019

While the applications of blockchain for aviation are still in their infancy, 59% of airlines are investing in the technology with pilot or research programs already in place, which is up from 42% from 2017, according to SITA’s 2018 Air Transport IT Insights report. Airlines currently rely on ...

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Why The Airbus A380 Was Before Its Time WHY THE AIRBUS A380 WAS BEFORE ITS TIME

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Jul 12, 2019

The A380 was a masterpiece of engineering, beloved of passengers everywhere. But, for carriers, it just didn’t work. Was the A380 just too big, too thirsty and should it never have been built? Or was it just ahead of its time?

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REASONS TO FLY WITH YOUR FAMILY BY PRIVATE JET REASONS TO FLY WITH YOUR FAMILY BY PRIVATE JET

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Jul 12, 2019

As everyone takes time off over the summer months to spend time with family and loved ones, we see an increase in leisure flights for family groups across Europe and further afield. Whether you are a small or large family, flying with grandparents, parents, children or grandchildren, the benefits of...

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Airline Fare Families and Beyond: Untangling Fare Architecture and Improving Monetization Capabilities AIRLINE FARE FAMILIES AND BEYOND: UNTANGLING FARE ARCHITECTURE AND IMPROVING MONETIZATION CAPABILITIES

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Jul 12, 2019

The purpose of this report is to examine the current state of the airline industry and identify the best practices that full-service carriers (FSC) currently use to manage their fare design and monetization opportunities within their sales channels. We will examine the fare offers of the biggest FSC...

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Reducing the Load: The Weight Trimming of Commercial Aircraft REDUCING THE LOAD: THE WEIGHT TRIMMING OF COMMERCIAL AIRCRAFT

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Jul 12, 2019

Commercial aerospace is an industry that operates in extreme margins. Though you may feel like youre paying an arm and a leg for your next flight, remember that airlines are paying too; each flight is associated with a variety of costs, from landing fees to personnel. One of the largest costs associ...

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Foreign airlines are complaining again FOREIGN AIRLINES ARE COMPLAINING AGAIN

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Jul 12, 2019

The foreign airline operators are apparently concerned because outstanding issues of decrepit infrastructure have not received needed attention. These concerns have remained the bane of our aviation industry, which is why some foreign airlines are reportedly shunning Nigeria’s airspace. This, ...

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What IF Virgin Atlantic KEPT Their A380 Order? WHAT IF VIRGIN ATLANTIC KEPT THEIR A380 ORDER?

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Jul 11, 2019

Way back in the yesteryear of 2001, Virgin Atlantic decided to put down a deposit on the latest and greatest aircraft to be released to the market… the A380.

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About Philippine Airlines Infographic ABOUT PHILIPPINE AIRLINES INFOGRAPHIC

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Jul 11, 2019

Philippine Airlines, a trade name of PAL Holdings, Inc. also known historically (until 1970) as Philippine Air Lines, is the flag carrier of the Philippines. Headquartered at the PNB Financial Center in Pasay City, the airline was founded in 1941 and is the first and oldest commercial airline in Asi...

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The Best Time to Buy an Airline Ticket THE BEST TIME TO BUY AN AIRLINE TICKET

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Jul 11, 2019

Traveling can be expensive, even if you find a good deal. With all the different travel websites, it is difficult to know what time of year you can find the best deals on hotels, plane tickets, and other travel expenses. Below is a guide to finding the best time to purchase airline tickets to find t...

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Trouble in paradise: does Hawaii need a new airports authority? TROUBLE IN PARADISE: DOES HAWAII NEED A NEW AIRPORTS AUTHORITY?

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Jul 11, 2019

Airports in the US island state are in need of some attention but efforts to resolve the crisis are being hampered by politics. State Senator Lorraine R. Inouye talks about her attempts to address the issues and the damage inaction is causing.Its a political saga that has been years in the making. H...

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CYBER SECURITY FOR AVIATION CYBER SECURITY FOR AVIATION

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Jul 11, 2019

Aviation sector organisations have to consider the cyber security of their facilities, including their buildings - both private and public-facing, including airports. These buildings are increasingly being fitted with digital networks and internet-connected devices. These devices are often sensors b...

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Aviation tax: Which EU countries charge passengers? AVIATION TAX: WHICH EU COUNTRIES CHARGE PASSENGERS?

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Jul 11, 2019

France will introduce an eco-tax on airlines flying out of the country, which is expected to raise around €180 million from 2020, transport minister Elisabeth Borne said on Tuesday.The tax will vary depending on the length of the flight, its destination, and on the class (economy or business).F...

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2019 Aircraft Manufacturing and Maintenance Trends from Ericson 2019 AIRCRAFT MANUFACTURING AND MAINTENANCE TRENDS FROM ERICSON

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Jul 10, 2019

As of 2018, the global aircraft manufacturing industry was worth $840 billion dollars, growing 4% over the previous five years, while the global aircraft MRO market is estimated to reach $96 billion dollars by 2025. Significant growth in the aircraft manufacturing industry is spurred by increased A&...

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The Past, Present & Future of The Airbus A380 THE PAST, PRESENT & FUTURE OF THE AIRBUS A380

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Jul 10, 2019

Join me as we take a look at the history of the Airbus A380, what is current position in the Aviation Industry is today and what its future looks like from now!

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Airport Handling AIRPORT HANDLING

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Jul 10, 2019

The aircraft ground handling , commonly referred handling, it includes all services provided at an aerodrome to any aircraft from landing until further departure. These services can be provided by personnel of the airlines themselves or by specialized companies. In any case, they meet standards and ...

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4 Things to Know About Singapore Airlines Lounges 4 THINGS TO KNOW ABOUT SINGAPORE AIRLINES LOUNGES

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Jul 10, 2019

The primary way you can gain access to any of Singapore Airlines lounges is by first joining their frequent flyer program, Krisflyer. Then start crediting flights to the program whenever you can you can do this even if you are flying a partner airline, like United. Once you earn 50,000 miles in 12 c...

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What can be done to tackle aviation emissions? WHAT CAN BE DONE TO TACKLE AVIATION EMISSIONS?

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Jul 10, 2019

For many of us, flying is a part of our lives.Even if we realize that it is damaging to the environment and a factor in climate change, we have no reasonable option but to fly.In 2019, many of our jobs involve flying, and our families can be spread across the globe.So, with a 50 per cent global grow...

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The evolving role of video surveillance in airport security THE EVOLVING ROLE OF VIDEO SURVEILLANCE IN AIRPORT SECURITY

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Jul 10, 2019

Few people take security as seriously as airport operators. Safely managing the movement of thousands of passengers daily onto a highly sophisticated yet potentially vulnerable form of transportation now requires more cutting-edge technology than ever, to ensure it continues to be one of the safest ...

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Airbus In 2019 Has Challenging Delivery Targets AIRBUS IN 2019 HAS CHALLENGING DELIVERY TARGETS

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Jul 09, 2019

Airbus delivered just under 390 aircraft in the first half of 2019. This is an impressive number, but falls short of their intended delivery targets. Nevertheless, Airbus is set to beat out Boeing when it comes to total aircraft deliveries in 2019.

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8 Business Travel Tips from Frequent Fliers 8 BUSINESS TRAVEL TIPS FROM FREQUENT FLIERS

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Jul 09, 2019

If you do a lot of air travel, you likely have a particular airline you travel with most. Make sure you are taking advantage of any free loyalty program offered. From free snacks to airline miles and upgraded flights, loyalty programs aim to benefit brand loyalists.

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Should you avoid basic economy airfares? SHOULD YOU AVOID BASIC ECONOMY AIRFARES?

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Jul 09, 2019

Basic economy class airfares are getting complicated. And thats leaving many travelers wondering if they should completely avoid basic economy airfares.Sue Elwell is one of those travelers. She is planning to visit her mother in Albany, N.Y., and is unhappy with the restrictions on the lowest-priced...

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The Best Airlines in the World THE BEST AIRLINES IN THE WORLD

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Jul 09, 2019

The last time you flew, did you feel like a customer, or just like another piece of cargoWhatever your answer, its likely because of the airline you chose for your flight.This ranking of airlines around the world shows which airlines offer the best service, fly on time, and treat passengers fairly i...

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The world’s best first-class flights in 2019 revealed THE WORLD’S BEST FIRST-CLASS FLIGHTS IN 2019 REVEALED

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Jul 09, 2019

Whether youre flying for business or pleasure, you may as well make it as luxurious as possible. French Champagne, fresh oysters, 1,000 thread count linens and round the clock service are luxuries once reserved for five star hotels, but these days passengers flying first class expect and receive fiv...

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Emirates Launches The WORLD EMIRATES LAUNCHES THE WORLD'S SHORTEST A380 FLIGHT

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Jul 08, 2019

When you think Airbus A380, you think of transporting hundreds of passengers across long distances. However, Emirates is challenging this. The Middle Eastern airline is utilizing the aircraft for the Airbus A380’s shortest flight of just 350km, in a hop between Dubai and Muscat.

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Top 10 largest airports in Africa TOP 10 LARGEST AIRPORTS IN AFRICA

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Jul 08, 2019

Africa has been made major strides in developing airports of international calibre as the continent angles itself to attract global investment and spur economic growth. Here are the top largest airports in Africa:

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Are Basic Business Class Fares The Future? ARE BASIC BUSINESS CLASS FARES THE FUTURE?

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Jul 08, 2019

Airlines are starting to introduce basic business fares. Essentially, this sees passengers only buying a business class seat, with extras being optional. While on one level it makes sense, we have to ask, are basic business class fares the future?There is an argument to be made both for and against ...

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Paris Air Show 2019 Retrospective PARIS AIR SHOW 2019 RETROSPECTIVE

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Jul 08, 2019

Simple Flying explores the Paris Airshow 2019. Simple Flying was very lucky to attend the Paris Air Show this year, can check out a quick montage of video of the 2019 Pairs Air Show here.

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The Story of Australian Airlines THE STORY OF AUSTRALIAN AIRLINES

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Jul 08, 2019

In the early 2000s, Qantas resurrected its Australian Airlines brand to be at the vanguard of its first low cost carrier push in Asia. It was always seen as a somewhat quirky idea. With a fleet of just five aircraft and a home base in the northern Queensland city of Cairns, the concept never really ...

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SiriusDecisions B-to-B Fundamentals with Elisabeth Medaris SIRIUSDECISIONS B-TO-B FUNDAMENTALS WITH ELISABETH MEDARIS

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Jul 08, 2019

At SiriusDecisions, we’ve created a b-to-b fundamentals course to help you build a strong foundation of knowledge and develop meaningful, ongoing relationships with customers.

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The SiriusDecisions B-to-B Buying Decision Process Framework THE SIRIUSDECISIONS B-TO-B BUYING DECISION PROCESS FRAMEWORK

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Jul 08, 2019

Decisionmaking is a cognitive process defined by psychologists as the selection of a course of action from multiple alternatives (e.g. what to eat, where to shop). John Dewey, the pragmatic philosopher and psychologist, introduced the first decision process framework for consumer buying in his book ...

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The Most Important Metric for Sales Leaders in Subscription Businesses to Track and Use to Drive Revenue Growth THE MOST IMPORTANT METRIC FOR SALES LEADERS IN SUBSCRIPTION BUSINESSES TO TRACK AND USE TO DRIVE REVENUE GROWTH

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Jul 08, 2019

Subscription businesses that charge customers monthly for using their offerings are expanding rapidly in response to consumers’ and b-to-b buyers’ desire to try a product and walk away easily if they’re not achieving the expected value. However, the subscription-based business mode...

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The SiriusDecisions B-to-B Marketing Automation Study Infographic THE SIRIUSDECISIONS B-TO-B MARKETING AUTOMATION STUDY INFOGRAPHIC

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Jul 08, 2019

Does the organization have a valid and agreed-upon process of what its revenue engine looks like?  Is the marketing function speaking the same language as the sales team? Or are they focusing only on the lead when sales is more interested in pre-qualified, early-stage opportunities? How can sal...

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Why Sales Leaders Need to Digitally Transform Their Teams WHY SALES LEADERS NEED TO DIGITALLY TRANSFORM THEIR TEAMS

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Jul 08, 2019

Three key trends are driving the need for sales leaders to digitally transform their organizations. First, b-to-b buyers are conducting more of their purchase journey in the digital arena and demanding the same kind of frictionless and seamless customer experience they enjoy as consumers. Second, th...

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How Passenger Aircraft Are Converted To Cargo Aircraft HOW PASSENGER AIRCRAFT ARE CONVERTED TO CARGO AIRCRAFT

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Jul 07, 2019

Aircraft can undergo many different stages in their life cycle. They can start off flying for one airline before transferring to another. In some cases, older aircraft can undergo conversions to cargo aircraft. Let’s take a look at this process.

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WE NEED TO BE ABLE TO FLY IN A MORE SUSTAINABLE WAY WE NEED TO BE ABLE TO FLY IN A MORE SUSTAINABLE WAY

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Jul 07, 2019

It’s all anyone wants to talk to me about. With countries declaring ‘climate emergency’ status, and climate-change activists like Greta Thunberg encouraging the world to give up flying…aviation is under fire like never before. While it’s important that we keep perspect...

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The Aerospace & Defense Industry in Arkansas THE AEROSPACE & DEFENSE INDUSTRY IN ARKANSAS

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Jul 06, 2019

The Aerospace and Defense industry is a major part of the Arkansas economy. Our workforce is strong, with multiple major companies operating here, including Lockheed Martin, Dassault Falcon, Aerojet Rocketdyne, Raytheon Missile Systems, General Dynamics, and others. The state is also home to five mi...

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