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Santa & Flight Crew Meet New Flight Safety Requirements

Thousands of aviation professionals around the world work tirelessly year round to ensure that Santa One‘s annual global flight goes off without a hitch. The logistics involved in ensuring that Santa Clause is able to depart the North Pole Sleighport on time to deliver gifts to boys and girls around the world on time involves…

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The Logistics Behind Your Holiday Presents Arriving

Around the world we as consumer log onto our favorite eCommerce sites and order gifts for friends, family, clients we want to suck up to or ship gifts from our homes to others around the country and around the world.  How your package gets from Point A to Point B rarely crosses our mind, one…

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Santa’s New Delivery Logistics & How They Impact You

As Christmas Eve approaches for North America this seems like an appropriate time to discuss the logistics that make Santa Claus’ annual flight possible and how North Pole International Air Cargo, d/b/a Santa Claus Express Ltd have been revolutionizing their present delivery logistics.   Operations at Santa’s North Pole Workshop, located at the North Pole…

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Follow Santa Using NORAD’s Global Tracking

It is that time of year again … when the North American Aerespace Defense Command (NORAD), a bi-national military coalition of the United Stated and Canada, turns over its global tracking systems to the primary task of tracking one aircraft, making sure this special annual mission goes unimpeded anywhere in the world … the flight…

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An Airport Night Before Christmas – By Fish

’twas the night before Christmas and all through the airport Not a passenger wasn’t whining, not even the Buddhist Monk The airplanes were all parked at their gates with care In hopes that their flights would be departing from there.   The flight crews were all nestled all snug in their flight decks While visions…

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Breaking News : FAA Releases Santa One Flight Plan

Santa Claus has a dedicated team working all year at his North Pole Workshop and at the North Pole International Sleighport. Santa’s operations are complex, his elves need to handle toy research, materials sourcing, health care, child profiling, public relations, security, buildings & facilities, dining services, among other required departments to make sure Christmas goes…

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Follow Santa One’s Flight Plan In Real Time

In approximately 20 Hours, from when this post is being written, a special type of aircraft’s power plants will begin fueling on carrots and lettuce, as Elf rampers begin loading cargo at a speed that would make FedEx’s SuperHub jealous.   In just Seventeen Hours and Forty-Five Minutes from now, at the time this post…

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Let Your Kids Track Santa’s Flight Path With NORAD

The North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD), comprised of the United States Military and Canadian Forces has an important job protecting the air space over North America … but one night out of the year NORAD repurposes its satellites, radar, distant early warning systems and airborne early warning aircraft with an even more important job…

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FAA Certifies New NextGen Santa Sleigh

It appears that Jolly Old Saint Nick has upgraded his sleigh this year and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)  has certified the new NextGen Santa One.  With a glass cockpit and new steep approach rating it seems Santa will be able to deliver gifts to good boys and girls around the world this year with…

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There Is Only One Item On This Airline Geek’s Holiday Wish List

Web: www.stevenfrischling.com — E-Mail: fish@flyingwithfish.com 8/11/2009 – There Is Only One Item On This Airline Geek’s Holiday Wish List Halloween is over and for the past few days I have listened to my children and their friends rattle off endless lists of what they would like for Chanukah and Christmas. Listening to their holiday gift…

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