Taken in isolation, recent moves by Qantas, Qatar Airways and Singapore Airlines are impressive. Connect the dots and it seems a battle of the hub airports is imminent The post SingaporeAir, Qantas, Qatar Airways, circle each other’s airport strategies appeared first on Plane Talking.
An American ship tracker Mike Chillit who claimed satellite images showed MH370 wreckage has been accused of plagiarism of research which also led him to make easily disproved claims The post Loud mouthed amateur MH370 sleuth exposed as fool when tide goes out on claimed wreckage location appeared first on Plane Talking.
There is a change of rhetoric going on between Lufthansa and Etihad that might remind us of Qantas and Emirates before they became best friends The post Etihad and Lufthansa move ever closer together against.. who? appeared first on Plane Talking.
The plane to watch as airlines rediscover the operational virtues of a 757 sized single aisle jet design is much closer to service entry The post Airbus A321 NEO is now sky legal for airline service appeared first on Plane Talking.
Earlier in September, we had released our annual report Airline Social Media Outlook 2017 — that shared trends and insights into airline executives’ plans and attitudes towards social media in 2016 and moving into 2017. To bring these key findings to life, we have created a videographic based on highlights from the full report and infographic. Show More Summary
We are a go! The merger between Alaska Airlines and Virgin America is official. To help celebrate, and welcome new members to the family, Alaska created a special “More to Love” livery on one of their Boeing 737-900ERs. What better way...Show More Summary
Somewhere in the sunless depths of a cruel sea MH370 keeps its secrets The post The last ship starts its last swing through MH370 search area appeared first on Plane Talking.
Will the safety implications of pilot fatigue exposed by a UK court case be heeded in this country? The post Does landmark UK fatigue ruling affect Australian airline pilots? appeared first on Plane Talking.
Everyone remembers their first time. Their first time getting upgraded on an international flight, that is. For some people, it’s a splurge with miles. For others, it’s the result of hard-won top-tier airline status. Or a cash upgrade offer at check-in that is too good to be true. Show More Summary
Very first international Qantas 787-9 route will be Melbourne-Los Angeles The post Qantas 787s to replace 744s on MEL-LAX routes next December appeared first on Plane Talking.
Memo to aerospace sector from Qatar Airways: More design and engineering excellence and less PR bullsht, or else The post Qatar Airways humiliates US engine maker Pratt & Whitney appeared first on Plane Talking.
Sydney's 2nd airport was a no brainer 10 years ago but it will another decade before it opens The post Second Sydney Airport go-ahead won’t save travellers from Airportageddon appeared first on Plane Talking.
Perth will be a big plus compared to Dubai for some London flyers, but the 787 isn't adult sized in economy The post Qantas confirms non-stop 787s Perth-London in 2018 appeared first on Plane Talking.
This is the silly season when the Australia media usually fills its editions with absurdities, which can now be declared open with another Super Concorde story The post Silly season arrives with superfast Antipode plane story appeared first on Plane Talking.
Fatigue is a killer, but who decides if a pilot is fatigued? The post UK pilot wins contest against airline demands to fly contrary to fatigue rules appeared first on Plane Talking.
The Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (SEA) has been my home airport most of my life. I have seen the many changes over the years and I am proud to call it mine. Growing up, I lived in Oak Harbor, WA (about 90min northwest of Seattle)...Show More Summary
Will budget airlines transform tourism and air travel in general in Canberra? The post Tiger returns to Canberra with hopes of a new wave of low fare airline growth appeared first on Plane Talking.
The big Airbus looks like being around for a long time The post Emirates and Rolls-Royce commit to Airbus A380s for the long haul appeared first on Plane Talking.
Dick Smith has always put money where he believes it matters, but this time it's on the record The post Dick Smith goes public with his generosity, and a weather cam plan for pilots appeared first on Plane Talking.
Earth to Master of Universe: All this is yours The post Boeing offers giant window to Masters of Universe flyers appeared first on Plane Talking.