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36 Countries, 36 Photos (One from Everywhere I’ve Been so Far)

I am extremely thankful to have had the opportunity to see so much of this World at such a young age. At just 21 years old, I have officially visited 36 countries and territories (according to the TCC) across five continents. While it’s always great to read about others’ travel adventures via blog posts and articles, sometimes […]

Turkish Airlines Coming to Atlanta

If Richard Anderson, CEO of Delta Air Lines, wasn’t already mad about Qatar Airways expanding to Delta’s home turf, he surely will be now. Beginning next May, Turkish Airlines will join the growing lineup of international carriers at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. On May 16 of next year, Turkish Airlines will begin daily flights from their […]

Is There Anywhere Emirates Won’t Fly? 100 New Destinations by 2025

The rapid expansion of the three major Persian Gulf carriers (Emirates, Etihad Airways & Qatar Airways) is one of the most frequently discussed topics in airline news these days. It seems like every week the big three are announcing new destinations or ordering dozens of widebody aircraft. At the same time, the three major U.S. […]

Embraer E190s Coming To Delta Air Lines

It looks like a new aircraft type is coming to Delta Air Lines! As part of a deal with the airline’s 12,000 pilots, Delta announced today that they will be acquiring 20 Embraer E190 jets as well as 40 additional Boeing 737-900ERs. The 40 737s, in addition to the 60 Delta already has on order, […]

Emirates Eyeing Order For 15 Boeing 777-200LRs

Emirates announced at the International Air Transport Association’s (IATA) meeting in Miami yesterday that they may be in the market for an additional 15 Boeing 777 widebody aircraft. This potential order would be for the Boeing 777-200LR (LR standing for Long Range) variant, the world’s longest range airliner. Emirates is already the largest 777 operator in […]

Qantas to Resume Flights to San Francisco

OneWorld Alliance members Qantas Airways and American Airlines held a press conference today to share some big news on their United States – Australia joint partnership. American Airlines announced that they will begin flights from Los Angeles (LAX) to Sydney, Australia from December of this year. The route will be operated by the Boeing 777-300ER. […]

Updated: American Airlines To Fly Down Under

Updated 9-June-2015 3:14 ET American Airlines will become the last of the three major US Airlines to offer direct flights from the United States to Australia. This morning, the airline tweeted that “Big News” was coming at 3 PM, along with a picture of a Kangaroo and the hashtag “#GreatMates”. A press conference with both American […]

Philadelphia Will Become First A350 Destination in the U.S.

Qatar Airways announced today that the brand-new Airbus A350-900XWB will replace the Boeing 777-200LR on flights between Doha, Qatar and Philadelphia from January 1st of next year. This will be the aircraft’s first scheduled commercial flight to the United States and comes at the same time that Qatar begins their rapid expansion into the US with new […]

Solar Impulse 2 Begins Six Day Flight Across the Pacific

Solar Impulse 2 (SI2), the world’s first completely solar-powered aircraft to attempt a transoceanic flight, has finally begun its flight across the Pacific Ocean. The flight from Nanjing, China to Hawaii will cover 5,000 miles and will take an astounding six days to complete. In fact, this will be the longest solo flight in history if […]

Flughafen Tempelhof: Inside Berlin’s Abandoned Downtown Airport

During my trip to Berlin this past March, I had the opportunity to visit one of Europe’s most historic and interesting airports. Having served as the center of the Berlin Airlift during the Cold War and more recently as one of Berlin’s main commercial passenger airports, Flughafen Tempelhof (Tempelhof Airport) now sits abandoned just a […]

About Kyle

I am a recent college graduate with a degree in Aviation Management. I spend my time as an airline industry professional, private pilot, blogger and world traveler. I have visited 36 countries to date and don't plan on slowing down. This blog is my way of sharing the latest developments in the airline industry as well as experiences from my world travels. All views and opinions are strictly my own.

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