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Delta Air Lines Hopes To Do More Flight Overbooking

In a recent earnings call, US carrier Delta Air Lines noted that it would look increase its practice of overbooking flights. The airline's president acknowledges the risk involved, but sees potential upside if disruption can be minimized.

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Saudi Arabian Airlines

Saudi Arabian Airlines (SAUDIA) is the national flag carrier of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. SAUDIA started out in 1945 with a single twin-engine DC-3 (Dakota) HZ-AAX given to King Abdul Aziz as a gift by the U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt. This was followed months later with the purchase of two more DC-3s, and these formed the nucleus of what in few years later was to become one of the world's largest airlines. Today, Saudi Arabian Airlines (SAUDIA) has more than one hundred and forty four (144) aircraft, including the latest and most advanced aircraft types: Boeing 777-300, Boeing 787 Dreamliner and Airbus A330 Regional, of which SAUDIA is the ‘Global Launch Customer and Operator’ of, A320 and A321.

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Boeing supplier halts work as union votes to strike

video | June 23, 2023

Spirit AeroSystems plans to halt work at a Wichita plant as unionized employees vote to strike. A prolonged work stoppage eventually could force planemakers to slow or stop jetliner assembly at a time when both Airbus and Boeing are ramping up production....

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Uh Oh: The Airbus A321XLR's Gamechanging Range Looks Like It Will Be Reduced

video | August 1, 2023

The range of the Airbus A321XLR could be reduced up to 200 nautical miles (370 kilometers) following an agreement between Airbus and European regulators on design safeguards needed to achieve certification. Let’s look at the details of this disappointing news in today’s video....

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El Al Israel Airlines Eyes Airbus Order

video | August 15, 2023

El Al Israel Airlines is closing on a new narrowbody deal with Airbus for their A321neo. However, they still have proposals from Boeing for the 737 MAX. Which way will the company eventually go, and can Airbus organise a contract before Boeing offers a more attractive deal?...

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Spirit Airlines adds new routes to DFW airport

video | February 18, 2023

Spirit announced Thursday it will launch a daily non-stop flight from San José Mineta International Airport to DFW starting June 7...

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Saudi Arabian Airlines

Saudi Arabian Airlines (SAUDIA) is the national flag carrier of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. SAUDIA started out in 1945 with a single twin-engine DC-3 (Dakota) HZ-AAX given to King Abdul Aziz as a gift by the U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt. This was followed months later with the purchase of two more DC-3s, and these formed the nucleus of what in few years later was to become one of the world's largest airlines. Today, Saudi Arabian Airlines (SAUDIA) has more than one hundred and forty four (144) aircraft, including the latest and most advanced aircraft types: Boeing 777-300, Boeing 787 Dreamliner and Airbus A330 Regional, of which SAUDIA is the ‘Global Launch Customer and Operator’ of, A320 and A321.

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