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Turkish Airlines Coming to Atlanta

Turkish Airlines Boeing 777 (Photo by Kyle Dunst)

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┬ánext 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 […]

Delta Takes Delivery of the First 242 Ton Airbus A330

The first A330-300 242T leaving the Airbus factory in Toulouse, France (Photo from Airbus)

Today, Delta Air Lines took delivery of the first ever Airbus A330-300 with a maximum takeoff weight (MTOW) of 242 tons. This improved variant of the A330, known as the “A330-300 242T”, allows airlines to fly with higher payloads (more passengers & cargo) on longer routes more efficiently than ever before. The aircraft is also […]

New Long-Haul Routes: May 2015

Lufthansa B747 about to touch down. (Photo by Kyle Dunst)

This has been a crazy month for airlines in terms of global expansion. Specifically, the Gulf Three airlines (Emirates, Qatar, and Etihad) have continued their quest to serve every airport in the world. Since more and more new long-haul routes are being introduced all the time, I have decided to start summarizing the additions on […]

My Week In Beijing

The view of the Qianmen Gate to Tiananmen Square from Qianmen Street. (Photo by Kyle Dunst)

I had a week to kill at the beginning of May between the end of the Spring semester and the start of my final Semester at Auburn University. While most of my friends were at the beach, visiting family at home or just recovering from final exams, I decided to hop on a 14 hour […]

3 Countries in 3 Days: France, Italy & Monaco

3 Countries in 3 Days: France, Italy & Monaco

This June I decided to go on a last minute trip to Europe before heading to Auburn for a summer full of classes. By last minute, I mean that I decided that morning that I would head to the French Riviera for a few days. The flight from JFK to Nice, France was the only […]

My first Co-op semester comes to an end…….38,250 Miles Later

My route map from this Semester. I crossed the Atlantic Ocean 8 times and travelled a total of miles.

It is amazing how fast these past few months have gone by. It really is true that time flies when you’re having fun. This week I will finish up my first semester as a Co-op for one of the United States’ largest airlines. It has been a great opportunity so far and having real world […]

NonRev Adventure: How I Spent 24 Hours in Madrid

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This February I had the chance to visit Madrid, Spain with a couple friends using my non revenue flight benefits. Since we are all working this semester and can’t really take time off, we had to fit the trip into a weekend. We left Friday night after work and were back in Atlanta by Sunday […]

Around the World in 13 Days: How I’ll be Spending my Summer

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Lately it seems like I am either working, travelling, or planning where I am going to travel next. Anyone close to me knows that I am constantly planning crazy trips around the world, to Alaska, to the Moon and everywhere else. Obviously, most of these never materialize. Well, this semester I am changing that. In […]

Frontier Airlines Makes Delaware the 50th State With Commercial Flights

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About a year ago I wrote an article about the fact that only 49 states saw commercial airline service. This came as a surprise to many who couldn’t imagine an entire state not having an airport big enough for even a single regional route. That state was Delaware but all that is about to change….. […]

Guest Post: Perfect Package Getaways

Guest Post: Perfect Package Getaways

Whatever type of holiday you’re looking for, whether it’s a romantic honeymoon, a budget beach break or an action-packed holiday on the pistes, the chances are you can get there with a package holiday. And if you’re wondering why package holidays are so good, let us explain. For starters, it really does take the pressure […]

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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