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Reader Mail : Do All Planes Board From The Left Side?

Today’s reader mail comes from James O’Connor, in Glasgow, Scotland. James asks, ” I have just realized that I always board my flights from the front left door. Do all planes board from the left side? If so, is there a rationale for this?”   James, the answer is “mostly yes.”  Today all commercial airliners…

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OK … Back To Work …

Before I dive back in and flip the ‘on-switch’ again to get going, I’d first like to thank all you folks who dropped me an email, Tweeted me or found me on Facebook to ask if I was OK.   Your concern was very much appreciated … however I simply took a break to step back…

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Getting Visually Creative With Lufthansa’s Airbus A380

This past Sunday evening, as the sun was setting over Frankfurt Airport, I had the opportunity to wander freely around a Lufthansa Airbus A380-800 at a Lufthansa Technik hanger as a guest of the airline. Yesterday I wrote about the A380’s three classes of cabins and what passengers can expect on board … today, it’s…

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Emirates : The Costs Of Building An Empire

Emirates is a fairly young airline, a mere 25 years old, but in that time they have seemingly come out of no where to become a dominating global airline … and now the largest international airline in the world based on international revenue passenger miles flown in 2009. As Emirates continues to grow the airline…

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Guest Post: Plane Pics – A Spotter’s Story

Today’s guest blog post comes from Leighton Matthews … Leighton was a natural choice to ask to be a guest blogger, as Leighton is a professional photographer, airplane junkie and a huge Rush fan (pretty much sounds like I just described myself). You can follow Leighton on Twitter at @PacificAirPhoto and check out his photos…

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Reader Mail : “Why had no one made a full double-decker before the A380?”

This week’s reader mail comes from Joyce, in Oregon, and it’s a favourite topic of mine.  Joyce asks “With the popularity of the Boeing 747, why had no one made a full double-decker before the A380?” Well Joyce … first off the design of the Boeing 747 was actually designed for cargo and cargo conversion…

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Guest Posts From My Favourite Bloggers : Benet Wilson – The Industry Journalist Extraordinaire

Web: www.thetravelstrategist.com — E-Mail: fish@flyingwithfish.com 17/09/2009 – Guest Posts From My Favourite Bloggers : Benet Wilson – The Industry Journalist Extraordinaire As a photographer, traveller and airline industry geek there are a few blogs I read on a daily basis. With the broad range of readers that Flying With Fish attracts I’d like to introduce…

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Airbus Announces Beds In Economy Class…Again?

Web: www.stevenfrischling.com — E-Mail: fish@flyingwithfish.com 16/02/2009 – Airbus Announces Beds In Economy Class…Again? This past week during the Business Travel Show in London Robert Lange, Airbus’ Head of Interiors, announced that Airbus was exploring how to introduce a bunk-bed concept into the Economy Class section of the Airbus A380 aircraft. This announcement by Airbus is…

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US-Australia Fare Wars : Can Four Airlines Survive The Routes?

Web: www.thetravelstrategist.com — E-Mail: fish@flyingwithfish.com 7/02/2009 – US-Australia Fare Wars : Can Four Airlines Survive The Routes? Starting in February the lucrative marketing between California and Australia will begin a competitive shift that will again take another shift on the 1st of July. Come February 28th the link between Los Angeles (LAX) and Sydney (SYD),…

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What Does The Future Of Airline Travel Look Like 84 Years From Now?

Web: www.stevenfrischling.com — E-Mail: fish@flyingwithfish.com 5/02/2009 – What Does The Future Of Airline Travel Look Like 84 Years From Now? One-hundred-and-six years ago when the Wright Brothers first took to the air in Kitty Hawk, North Carolina, no one would have imagined where flight would have taken us. Looking at the massive changes in flight…

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