Norwegian Scraps Long Haul Routes From Copenhagen & Stockholm

Norwegian Scraps Long Haul Routes From Copenhagen & Stockholm

Low-cost specialist Norwegian has announced today that it will be dropping all its long haul flights from both Sweden and Denmark from the end of March onwards. The airline blames the change on lack of demand as well as issues...
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Whoopsie! Why airplanes sometimes tilt up on the ground

Whoopsie! Why airplanes sometimes tilt up on the ground

Airplanes should not do this. In the clip above, a Delta Airlines Boeing 737 tilts backward on its tail while parked at the gate. This slow-motion lift-off at the gate, no doubt to the shock of the ground operations team...
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New Study Reveals US Airlines With the Healthiest Food Options

New Study Reveals US Airlines With the Healthiest Food Options

The Airline Food Study ranked the airlines on the nutrients and calorie levels of meals, snack boxes, and individual snacks. Hawaiian Airlines scored the lowest rating among carriers with full food offerings, and Southwest came in last with a score...
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QANTAS ASKS AIRBUS, BOEING TO “SHARPEN THEIR PENCILS” ON PROJECT SUNRISE

QANTAS ASKS AIRBUS, BOEING TO “SHARPEN THEIR PENCILS” ON PROJECT SUNRISE

Qantas international chief executive Tino La Spina says the airline has asked Airbus and Boeing “to sharpen their pencils” on their Project Sunrise proposals. Meanwhile, Boeing has proposed its 777-8X platform alongside an “interim solution” with an un...
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ATSB CALLS ON INDONESIA AIRASIA TO REVIEW SAFETY BRIEFING

ATSB CALLS ON INDONESIA AIRASIA TO REVIEW SAFETY BRIEFING

The Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) has called on AirAsia Indonesia to review its pre-flight briefing and safety information card after unfamiliarity with the oxygen masks caused passenger confusion on a recent flight. The captain then informed the 1...
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2018’s four major aviation technology developments

2018’s four major aviation technology developments

Despite longer-lasting aircraft, more durable engines, and innovations in maintenance techniques, recent research has shown that maintenance spending continues to increase. Mark Martin, director of the commercial aviation product line at IFS sets out four maj...
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Artificial intelligence for airlines? Ask WestJet

Artificial intelligence for airlines? Ask WestJet

Canadian airline, WestJet has announced Juliet, its digital travel assistant available on Google Assistant, which can give customers a hands-and screen-free way to have their questions answered on the day of travel. To chat with Juliet, guests need only say...
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Senator Schumer Pressures Airlines to Keep Families Together

Senator Schumer Pressures Airlines to Keep Families Together

Sen. Charles Schumer, a longtime thorn in the side of the aviation industry, is on the warpath against airlines. This time, Schumer (D-NY) wants carriers to stop separating parents and their children when seated for flights, he wrote on Sunday....
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December 1st Is Set To Be America’s Busiest Travel Day In 2019

December 1st Is Set To Be America’s Busiest Travel Day In 2019

December 1 might seem like an arbitrary date to expect a large number of passengers. However, this year, December 1st marks the end of the Thanksgiving holiday period. December 1st, however, is going to see the most number of passengers...
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Blockchain Technology Finds New Purpose in Transforming Airline Retailing

Blockchain Technology Finds New Purpose in Transforming Airline Retailing

New kinds of partnerships and connections are changing how the airline industry retails. Stakeholders are increasingly turning to new technology like blockchain to facilitate these changes without disrupting their ability to provide travelers a frictionless ex...
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