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Boston, The First American City To Get 787 Service, Sees It For The First Time

Yesterday morning, just after 9:00am, the air was chilly in Boston, but there was a sense of anticipation in the air. At first glance the profile of the aircraft approaching Boston Logan International Airport’s Runway 22L could have been nearly any aircraft, possibly a Boeing 767 or even an Airbus A330, but as the aircraft…

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How Certain Was It Air India Would Join Star Alliance?

There is the old saying that someone should not count their chickens before they hatch … although in the case of Air India it seems that not only did the airline believe they’d be admitted into Star Alliance on the 31st of July, many of the alliance’s member airlines believed Air India would be joining…

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Air India Has Everything It Needs To Succeed Rather Than Fail

Fish’s Note: Today’s Flying With Fish appears as a guest post on Benet Wilson’s AviationQueen.com blog with the title ‘Guest Post: Air India Is At A Crossroads’. I’m a huge fan of Benet Wilson, who happens to be AviationWeek’s Online Managing Editor.  You can read today’s post HERE on AviationQueen.com … or right here.  …

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Aeroflot Introduces Mobile Phone Check-In, Sort Of…

Russian flag carrier Aeroflot struggles at times to keep up with the times. Aeroflot has made considerable strides in some areas, such as introducing a modern Airbus fleet with an average age of less than three years old and an order for 22 Boeing 787-800 aircraft scheduled to enter service in 2016. As Aeroflot is…

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…and we’re back … thoughts after the Farnborough Airshow

Nearly two weeks ago I arrived in London for the combined marathon-&-sprint that is involved in creating social media content for a major aircraft manufacturer at one of the premier industry air shows in the world … the Farnborough Airshow. Attending an air show as a spectator is great fun. Attending an industry sales event,…

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Iraqi Airways Liquidated & Awaiting Rebirth

On the 25th of April Iraqi Airways flew from Baghdad to London, marking its first flight to the United Kingdom in 20 years. Rather than this long anticipated flight being a joyous moment for the people of Iraq … the flight was not met with fanfare, but by attorneys for the Kuwaiti Government seeking to…

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Today Is A New Day

1/1/2010 – Today Is A New Day Today we usher in not only a new month and a new year…but we also usher in a new decade that was brought to us under a rare blue moon. Last year was not a good year for the airline industry. We watched a number of airlines cease…

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Can A Change In London Heathrow’s Approach Optimize Its Current Potential?

Web: www.thetravelstrategist.com— E-Mail: fish@flyingwithfish.com 7/12/2009 – Can A Change In London Heathrow’s Approach Optimize Its Current Potential? Can a simple change in an approach pattern reduce the carbon emissions for London’s Heathrow airport, reduce its air traffic grid-lock, eliminate the airport’s need for a 3rd active runway and extend the airport’s hours of operation to…

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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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