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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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Can Airlines Bend Time & Space To Create Their Schedules?

Web: www.twitter.com/flyingwithfish — E-Mail: fish@flyingwithfish.com 23/03/2009 – Can Airlines Bend Time & Space To Create Their Schedules? Have you ever wondered if airlines bend time-and-space to adjust their schedules as needed?  It is well known that airlines heavily pad their ‘blocked’ gate-to-gate time to ensure they arrive within the 15 minute window that determines an…

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Making Accurate Predictions For The Industry & Being Three Months Ahead Of The Curve

Web: www.thetravelstrategist.com — E-Mail: fish@flyingwithfish.com 20/03/2009 – Making Accurate Predictions For The Industry & Being Three Months Ahead Of The Curve For the life of me I can’t recall when I started looking up airline routes and schedules, but I was probably in the first or second grade.  My parents would make the 5-minute drive…

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Will The Emirates A380 Make Its Final Departure From JFK By The Summer?

Web: www.thetravelstrategist.com — E-Mail: fish@flyingwithfish.com 29/12/2008 – Will The Emirates A380 Make Its Final Departure From JFK By The Summer? I have to admit, the sight of an Airbus A380 sitting at the end of a Jetway at New York’s JFK Terminal 4 is a fantastic sight. Looking at the Emirates A380 next to a…

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