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iPhone Apps of the Week : Air France & KLM

An iPhone App I have been waiting to see since December (when I was authoring KLM’s Blog) was released a few days ago … and in tandem. Sure quite a few airlines have iPhone Apps now, but this is the first time two airlines have coordinated the release of essentially the same app with two…

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Watch British Airways’ New Boeing 777-336ER Get Built

Since I am flying off to London at the end of the week, albeit with US Airways, I have the Union Jack on my mind … and since British Airways just took delivery of its first Boeing 777-336ER, the first airline in the United Kingdom to operate the 777-300 series aircraft … I thought I’d…

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Iran Air’s Concorde: What It Wasn’t,What It Never Will Be

If you find yourself walking past 73 Piccadilly in London you’ll likely to see an unexpected site in the window … a large model of the Concorde painted up in full Iran Air livery. …Now of course we all know that the Concorde was only fully commercially flown by British Airways and Air France (the…

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iPhone App of the Month : 2010 World Cup South Africa

You read the headline correctly, this is the iPhone App of the Month … back in April my iPhone App of the Week was for the baseball fans … today’s iPhone App of the Month is the massive global base of ‘footie fans.’ The 2010 World Cup is upon us, and while Air France and…

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British Airways’ New First Class … a whole new experience

Over the past few years I have had the pleasure of flying first class on long haul flights with a number of world-class airlines, including Lufthansa, Asiana, Virgin Atlantic, Air France, Swiss International Air Lines, Korean Air, United Airlines and Gulf Air … but this afternoon at London’s Heathrow Airport as I walked towards security…

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Reader Mail : Should American Airlines & US Airways Merge Next?

This week’s reader mail comes from Jaime, from Elk Grove, IL. Following the announcement this week that United Airlines and Continental Airlines will merge, Jamie asks “The United States will now be home to the two largest airlines in the world once United and Continental merge, should American Airlines and US Airways merge next?” Well…

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Alitala Tops Among European Airlines For On-Time Performance

Alitalia, Italy’s National Flag Carrier, has been called many things over the years, but ‘On Time‘ has never been one of those things. Alitala is well known for labour disputes, strikes, customer dissatisfaction and an on-time performance record that generally rivals my attempts to wake my kids up most mornings … so imagine my surprise…

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How Many Airlines Can Strike In Europe? This Sounds Like A Bad Joke

Looking at the labour relations in Europe for the past few days I keep having a vision of my father walking into a room and saying “Home many airlines can strike in Europe?” then adjusting his tie, laughing and saying “No, seriously … I’m kidding…” as people stand around waiting for the punch line he’s…

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iPhone App Of The Week : iPhone Optimized Sites (OK, they are not really Apps)

Web: www.stevenfrischling.com — E-Mail: fish@flyingwithfish.com 3/12/2009 – iPhone App Of The Week : iPhone Optimized Sites (OK, they are not really Apps) When most folks think of iPhone Apps they tend to strictly think of applications developed for the iPhone. The upside to many Apps is that they can operate without being connected to the…

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“Is the free liquor in business class worth the cost of upgrading?”

Web: www.stevenfrischling.com — E-Mail: fish@flyingwithfish.com 2/12/2009 – “Is the free liquor in business class worth the cost of upgrading?” I frequently receive questions from travelers, ranging from the basics of “When should I check in online?” to the more complicated “Which airline alliance offers the most options for planning a round-the-world trip?”  While I often…

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