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Air Italy Plans Crazy Expansion, Including Leasing 30 Boeing 787s

Over two years ago Qatar Airways announced their intentions to invest in Meridiana, Italy’s second largest airline (which isn’t saying a whole lot). The airline has a fleet of just 12 planes, consisting of … Read entire article »

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I Have So Many Questions About This Lagos Airport Robbery…

This story is bizarre on so many levels. GhanaWeb has the story of how an Africa World Airways pilot unleashed gas to foil an armed robbery attempt by thieves at … Read entire article »

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Adventures In Calling TAAG Angola

For those who love my stories about airline call centers — pour a glass of somethin’ and pull up a chair, because this one is a doozy. As you may recall, … Read entire article »

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Aseman Airlines ATR 72 Crashes In Iran, Killing 66 People

Details are just emerging of an Aseman Airlines ATR 72 having crashed in Iran, killing all 66 people on board. The plane crashed in southern Isfahan, into the Zagros mountains … Read entire article »

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French Bee Tickets Are Now On Sale Between San Francisco & Paris/Tahiti

In mid-December I wrote about how French low cost carrier French Blue was planning on launching flights between Paris Orly and Tahiti, and they intended to operate the flight via … Read entire article »

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71 Dead After Russian Airliner Crashes After Takeoff

2017 was the safest year on record for commercial aviation, as we didn’t see a single commercial passenger jet crash anywhere in the world (we did see some props crash … Read entire article »

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SonAir Is Discontinuing Flights Between Houston & Luanda

Last July I wrote about SonAir, the carrier that operates twice weekly flights between Houston and Luanda. The route is referred to as the “Houston Express,” and at ~7,700 miles, … Read entire article »

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Targeted: Get Southwest A-List Elite Status With 3 Round-Trip Flights!

Lyn writes about flying on Southwest on her GotoTravelGal.com blog and has a free guide that walks you step-by-step through how to earn the Southwest Companion Pass.  The pass lets … Read entire article »

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