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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.

Etihad’s global strategy crisis becomes more visible

Things have come undone very publicly in the Etihad camp The post Etihad’s global strategy crisis becomes more visible appeared first on Plane Talking.

Jetstar scores high in managing assets, but product?

Jetstar shows it knows how to conjure up extra jets worth of capacity for nothing, but at very personal customer cost The post Jetstar scores high in managing assets, but product? appeared first on Plane Talking.

China’s ambitious COMAC c919 flies for first time in Shanghai

Don't underestimate the significance of the first flight of China's first home designed single aisle jet The post China’s ambitious COMAC c919 flies for first time in Shanghai appeared first on Plane Talking.

ATSB sound alarm about certification blind spot in ATR turbo-prop

More safety issues with the infamous Virgin Australia ATR 72 incidents of 2014 have emerged The post ATSB sound alarm about certification blind spot in ATR turbo-prop appeared first on Plane Talking.

Touring the Delta Flight Museum in Atlanta

“Ah, I’m sorry, you’re gonna have to get out of the car,” the Delta Air Lines security guard said as he peered farther into the window of the Uber I had taken to the northern edge of Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport. Show More Summary

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