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    Turbulence Ahead: FAA ATC Cuts & Lufthansa Strike

    by  • April 20, 2013 • Airlines • 0 Comments

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    Well this past week has been a bad one for the United States in general, it appears the next one will be pretty awful for the airlines. Many delays and cancellations throughout the entire US can be expected beginning tomorrow, April 21st, due to the Federal Aviation Administration’s Air Traffic Control furloughs beginning. Across...

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    New Long Haul Services for Fort Lauderdale

    by  • March 22, 2013 • Airlines • 0 Comments

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    Last week, Norwegian Air Shuttle announced plans to start Long Haul service to Fort Lauderdale – Hollywood International in Southern Florida. The ironic part is that the flights wont be coming from Norway. The airline will commence flights from Copenhagen, Denmark and Stockholm, Sweden this Winter. The new routes will be just the second...

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    Delta and Virgin Atlantic Announce Trans-Atlantic Partnership

    by  • December 11, 2012 • Airlines • 1 Comment

    Virgin Atlantic Airways and Delta Air Lines announced today that they have formed an agreement for a new alliance that will further increase both of the airlines’ already extensive Trans-Atlantic networks. This alliance will increase competition with other airlines on the hundreds of Trans-Atlantic flights each day, meaning passengers will receive cheaper fares and...

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    A Crazy Week for the Airline Industry

    by  • October 11, 2012 • Airlines • 1 Comment

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    Well the week is only half-way over and it has already been a very interesting one for the airline industry. So much has happened that I figured it would be easier to just combine everything into a single post. So, here’s whats going on. Qatar Airways has officially joined the OneWorld Alliance. The airline announced...

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    United Announces More 787 International Flights

    by  • August 24, 2012 • Airlines • 2 Comments

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    Chicago based United Airlines today announced which international routes its first 787 Dreamliners will be utilized on. The state of the aircraft’s first destinations will include Lagos Nigeria, Tokyo, Shanghai, London, and Amsterdam. United announced earlier this year that the 787 will be utilized on flights from Denver to Tokyo’s Narita Airport. This service...

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    Virgin Atlantic to Begin Domestic UK Flights

    by  • August 21, 2012 • Airlines • 0 Comments

    A Virgin America a320, very similar to the a319's Virgin Atlantic will use on the new Manchester-Heathrow Route. (Photo by Kyle Dunst)

    If you have ever seen a Virgin Atlantic aircraft, you know that they only operate widebody Jumbo-Jets. Although the airline is one of the biggest in the United Kingdom, they currently operate flights to virtually everywhere except within the UK itself. Starting March of next year, this will change as Virgin Atlantic will begin...

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    Allegiant Air to Add a319′s to its Fleet

    by  • July 29, 2012 • Airlines • 0 Comments

    A representation of what Allegiant Air's a319's will look like. (Photo from Allegiant Air)

    Las Vegas based Allegiant Air has officially announced that it will be adding Airbus a319 aircraft to its fleet. The airline will lease 9 of the type from GE Aviation. Allegiant will also purchase an additional 10 of the type from Cebu Pacific of the Philippines. The a319 is a brand new type for...

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