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PHOTOS: Alaska Airlines’ Newest Special Livery Honors Veterans

Coinciding with the upcoming Veterans Day holiday, Alaska Airlines has unveiled its newest special livery, a patriotic-themed scheme titled “Honoring Those Who Serve.” The Oct. 26 event had all the seriousness and dignity of a military...Show More Summary

Popping By KLM Royal Dutch Airlines’ San Francisco Pop-Up

KLM: It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s a … radio station, maybe? Actually you were right the second time. But despite its proud 97-year history in aviation, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines still isn’t a recognizable brand name for a lot of Americans (AvGeeks excluded, of course). Show More Summary

Airlines in SOAR have almost double the average airline profit margins

At the official launch party of SOAR in London last month, about a hundred aviation industry executives and journalists received special preview copies of my new book. One of the people who received it was Dr. James Pearson, a Senior Lecturer and Course Director of Aviation Management at Coventry University in the UK. Show More Summary

The tale of three airline marketing campaigns – American vs KLM vs Emirates

This month has been big on airline brand campaigns – two rolled out by airlines themselves, and one by a passenger that probably achieves the same effect. American Airlines, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, and Emirates have all received lots of exposure in the US market. Show More Summary

Drone vs Helicopter

This wasn't put together as a PSA on drones, but it's being passed around the aviation community as one. I haven't figured out how to embed it as a video, so let me know if the link doesn't open a video for you. video Having the audio...Show More Summary

HARS Convair 440 shows some class as it reaches Dubbo: VIDEO

This was how you arrived in style at country towns in 1948 The post HARS Convair 440 shows some class as it reaches Dubbo: VIDEO appeared first on Plane Talking.

Something very special is on its way to Albion Park

Australia's restored Super Constellation and its preserved Qantas 747-400 are about to be joined by a rarely seen Convair 240 at Albion Park The post Something very special is on its way to Albion Park appeared first on Plane Talkin...

100th Birthday Boeing Surprise: A Special Alaska Livery!

What do you get the company that already has all the cool toys? A special livery of course! Last week, Alaska Airlines unveiled their special Happy Birthday to You Boeing livery (it is really called the Celebration of Boeing). But this is not just any birthday... Show More Summary

Counterpoint Opinion: Nine Reasons Why I Don’t Fly Southwest

A few weeks ago, my esteemed colleague JL Johnson penned a piece extolling the virtues of his favorite carrier, Southwest Airlines. He laid out nine reasons why Southwest was tops in his mind, and quite honestly I didn’t disagree with...Show More Summary

Are press releases still relevant in an airline crisis?

When it comes to an airline crisis, the importance of press releases to represent facts or the company’s stance seem to be dialling down in this hyper-connected world, and rightly so. Instead, we see CEOs stepping up to the frontline...Show More Summary

All set for Australia’s finest family air show this weekend

The flying machines of the past were also loud, thrilling, and could turn on a threepenny bit, and you can see them come alive at Wings Over Illawarra this weekend

Visiting The Gogo Building: Gogo’s Downtown Chicago HQ

Being an aviation enthusiast means different things for different people. I like to consider myself an AvGeek generalist with interest in not only flights, plane spotting, and airline news, but also the behind-the-scenes of the industry. Show More Summary

How we re-designed work culture at SimpliFlying in the last six years (and our bold new experiment)

SimpliFlying has been truly global from the day it began its journey in 2009. Today, have a team of multiple nationalities based in Singapore, India, Spain, Canada and the UK. With such a difference in time zones and upbringing, howShow More Summary

Visiting The Roasterie: A Coffee Company with a Passion for the DC-3

I'm an #AvGeek. I love specialty coffee, classic airplanes and my hometown of Kansas City. Let’s combine them all! Here at AirlineReporter we are a fan of all things aviation, including those on the fringe. Today we're taking a lookShow More Summary

Going for a Jetliner Joyride… Flying Air Canada with a Friend

Sometimes, when you are a true aviation enthusiast, you do things that some people would consider weird or unorthodox. Maybe you are wanting to fly just to experience a certain aircraft type. Or maybe it’s a Saturday evening and you want to catch up with a buddy you haven’t seen for a long time. Show More Summary

Re-thinking Content Marketing for Airlines

If content marketing seems the new buzzword these days, it’s because online social networks have renewed the cultural importance of storytelling. Superficial advertisements are passé. Exchange of ideas is crucial. Brands have discovered that donning a human face is the only way forward. Show More Summary

The Best Airline April Fool’s Day pranks 2016

It’s that time of the year and airlines are once again busy fooling their distracted social media followers and customers while making the rest of the world have a good laugh. The SimpliFlying research team spent the day today tracking most of the April Fool’s Day from around the world. Show More Summary

My First Airbus A350 Flight – On TAM Airlines

Recently, I had the opportunity to fly on my first Airbus A350 and I was excited. It was on TAM Airlines from Miami (MIA) to Sao Paulo (GRU), which is an eight-hour flight -- enough time for me to put it to the test. It was also special,...Show More Summary

Crisis communications lessons from Brussels attacks – what can airlines learn?

The recent events in Brussels have shocked Europe and reminded us that aviation is, and sadly will remain, a prime target for terrorist attacks. Both Brussels Airport and Brussels Airlines did a good job in handling the crisis. WhatShow More Summary

Air-to-air Photography: F-16s at the Sanicole Airshow in Belgium

Every now and then, the stars align, and the trip you often dream about lands in your lap. Events over the last five years came together over a few days, and the decision to attend the 2015 Sanicole International Airshow in Belgium was made. Show More Summary

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