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Alaska’s Fresh Salmon-Thirty-Salmon In Sky

For years my favorite aircraft paint-job has been flying on an Alaska Airlines’ Boeing 737-490, the livery know as the Salmon-Thirty-Salmon took to the skies in October 2005. The Salmon-Thirty-Salmon, pained in support of the Alaskan Seafood Industry depicts a realistic image of s salmon from nose to tail.   Now, earlier this month, seven…

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American Airlines – Part II – Save The Planet & Save Money

(For Disclosure: American Airlines Granted Me Access To The Flights & Facilities Of My Choosing Beyond What ‘The General Public’ Would Be Allowed Or Offered. AA & Its Parent Company AMR Have No Input Into What I Am Writing)   When an airline is in financial crisis and in bankruptcy the shift of views on…

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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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SWA Orders Boeing 737MAX On My Son Max’s Birthday

The Boeing 737 has been in the skies long before my birth and certainly long before my birth and certainly long before the birth of my son Max.   The Boeing 737 hit the drawing board on the 11th of May 1964, first took to the skies on the 9th of April 1967 and entered…

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Putting Boeing 737 & Airbus A320 Popularity Into Perspective

There are all sorts of impressive statistics for commercial airliners, cost per available seat mile, cost per block hour, how many hours of flight per incident, how many operators fly a specific aircraft, types of variants of aircraft … but sometimes its difficult to put all these numbers into perspective. First the basics, the Boeing…

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Iraqi Airways Flies Into A Legal Battle As It Returns To London After 20 Years

Two days ago a historic moment occurred at London’s Gatwick International Airport … however it happened a nine days later than planned considering much of Europe’s airspace had been closed due to a volcanic ash cloud. On Sunday afternoon an Iraqi Airways Boeing 737-400 (operated by Tor Air) touched down at London Gatwick Airport (LGW)…

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