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No-one mentions elephant in sky in ‘new’ Aerion SST ‘development’

It's almost 3 years since Aerion did a 'deal' for supersonic jet collaboration with Airbus, but all we get is patsy PR guff that doesn't contain a single hint about progress The post No-one mentions elephant in sky in ‘new’ Aerion SST ‘development’ appeared first on Plane Talking.

Flying Salmon Marks the Retirement of the First Alaska Airlines 737-400 Combi

As I headed to the eighth annual Alaska Airlines Copper River Cook Off I was excited, but a little nervous about my story angle. For six years I shared a pretty similar story about the first Copper River salmon of the season being flown down from Alaska. Show More Summary

Tigerair bites harder into growing Canberra low fare market

Tigerair has taken a second swipe at the Canberra low fare market and still no Jetstar response The post Tigerair bites harder into growing Canberra low fare market appeared first on Plane Talking.

Paris Air Show may underline rising challenges to West from Russia, China

The outsiders from the East may gate crash Le Bourget this year without even turning up The post Paris Air Show may underline rising challenges to West from Russia, China appeared first on Plane Talking.

Airbus offers Canberra-London non-stop VIP A330 to future PMs

Airbus wants to make our PM fly abroad in more comfort. Is this a good idea? Discuss The post Airbus offers Canberra-London non-stop VIP A330 to future PMs appeared first on Plane Talking.

Little Canadian jet causes big trouble in Boeing Town

Boeing takes issue with good customer Delta paying too little for a better jet it doesn't make. Really! The post Little Canadian jet causes big trouble in Boeing Town appeared first on Plane Talking.

More To Love: Alaska Air’s Annual Aviation Day

Roughly 1,200 high school and college students from across Washington state descended on Alaska Airlines’ maintenance facilities at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport recently to get a behind-the-scenes look at the aviation industry. Show More Summary

Is another blue day on the way for Virgin Australia?

Virgin Australia isn’t going to succeed by becoming a super-Qantas product, or even one which charges more ancillary fees that its stronger competitor The post Is another blue day on the way for Virgin Australia? appeared first on Plane Talking.

Trump’s advisors may be backing off cabin battery ban extensions

The lucky country may just fly under the radar of politically driven terrorism hysterics once more The post Trump’s advisors may be backing off cabin battery ban extensions appeared first on Plane Talking.

Comical, idiotic or in response to real threat Trump laptop bans are a big Fail

Why the long drawn out computer ban issue looks like 99 percent Trump bullsht The post Comical, idiotic or in response to real threat Trump laptop bans are a big Fail appeared first on Plane Talking.

Light Show: That last drink into Sydney wasn’t spiked

In a few week's time using Sydney airport will be a Vividly dazzling experience The post Light Show: That last drink into Sydney wasn’t spiked appeared first on Plane Talking.

The “Baby Boeing” Turns Fifty – Celebrating the 737

April 9, 1967 was a special day in aviation history. Capt. Brien Wygle and First Officer Lew Wallick took the Boeing 737 prototype on its maiden flight. Fast forward 50 years to April 9, 2017 and we found ourselves at the Museum of Flight in Seattle to celebrate the Boeing 737’s 50th birthday. Show More Summary

Europe digs in against Trump push to extend laptop ban

Europe's airlines appear have governments that will resist Trump's push to stop passengers using laptops The post Europe digs in against Trump push to extend laptop ban appeared first on Plane Talking.

Why Airline Branding Is So Difficult (Plus Tips)

Maintaining the soundness of a brand is a mission that doesn’t get easier with time, especially for an airline. In fact in airline branding, it gets tougher. Here are three reasons why. 1) Air travel gets compared to other B2C experiences...Show More Summary

Roar of the Dragon: Overnight from LHR to HKG in Business on Cathay Pacific

My working holiday in Hong Kong at the end of April started with a delightful journey on Cathay Pacific (CX). I upgraded from Premium Economy to Business for the nearly 12-hour overnight flight on a 777-300ER out of Heathrow’s (LHR) Terminal 3. Show More Summary

AirAsia gets to the starting line in quest for China low cost carrier riches

AirAsia may have reached page one of a new chapter in the Asia-Pacific low cost carrier Hunger Games The post AirAsia gets to the starting line in quest for China low cost carrier riches appeared first on Plane Talking.

Concerns rise that extended US laptop cabin ban will cause disaster

Would a universal cabin ban on your laptop or tablet on flights to the US change your decision to fly? The post Concerns rise that extended US laptop cabin ban will cause disaster appeared first on Plane Talking.

Losing My Wide-Body Virginity

Growing up, many of us were excited moving up to the next grade level in school. For whatever reason, I assumed high school would be a totally new experience. In some respects, it is. However, when you walk through the doors, you see many of the same kids you already knew. Show More Summary

Nice graphic but no decisions, new Boeing shadow boxing resumes

With so much hint dropping going on about a Boeing 797 the Paris Air Show can't be too far away The post Nice graphic but no decisions, new Boeing shadow boxing resumes appeared first on Plane Talking.

Can’t Sydney West airport be built sooner and at less cost?

Hold those billions in 'good debt'. There is an alternative way of building Sydney's 2nd airport without any? The post Can’t Sydney West airport be built sooner and at less cost? appeared first on Plane Talking.

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