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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 […]

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 […]

What The IAG Takeover of Aer Lingus Means For Flyers

The Irish government yesterday finally gave in and agreed to sell their 25% ownership of Aer Lingus, Ireland’s flag carrier, to the International Airlines Group (IAG). IAG is the parent company of British Airways, Iberia, Vueling and all their respective subsidiaries. The company is one of Europe’s three airline superpowers, along with Air France-KLM and […]

Delta adds Orlando to Sao Paulo Flights

In a press release today, SkyTeam member Delta Air Lines announced their intentions to begin direct flights from Orlando, Florida to Sao Paulo, Brazil. The flights are scheduled to begin as soon as this December, subject to approval from the U.S. and Brazilian governments. The flight will operate 4 times a week on Boeing 767-300ER […]

How the Boeing 787 is Opening New Air Markets

The past decade has been characterized by rapid globalization and technological innovation. As more and more people are traveling across oceans and continents for business, tourism, diplomacy and pleasure, there is an increased need for airlines to develop stronger international route networks. One aircraft that has been instrumental in the growth of the global air […]

A Day at Frankfurt International

For me, no trip to Germany is complete without spending at least a few hours at the Frankfurt Airport. Besides the fact that it serves practically every one of the world’s major airlines, it also offers some of the best areas to watch the action up close. I arrived into Frankfurt yesterday morning at about […]

My Mission For This Weekend: Find the A350

I have been going through some serious travel withdrawal lately. I mean, it’s been almost two entire months since I’ve been on a transoceanic flight. I will be going to Northern Vietnam for my Spring Break in a few weeks, but I decided that I need to take a trip somewhere this weekend to get […]

What to expect (and not to expect) at the 2013 Paris Air Show

It seems like yesterday that we were all talking about the 2012 Farnborough Airshow and the record orders that were placed, like United’s agreement to purchase 150 Boeing 737’s. We also couldn’t stop watching those videos of the Qatar Airways 787 and Malaysian a380 doing exactly what they were designed not to do. In total, […]

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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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