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This Month Three Years Ago The World Lost Four Airlines

It was a rough year for airlines in 2008, fuel prices were climbing at impossible rates, passenger numbers were dropping, the introduction of ancillary fees were being introduced and airlines of all sizes were feeling the impact around the world. As April 2008 began the writing was on the wall for some airlines that managed…

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Qatar Airways’ CEO Speaks Out Against “Excessive” Passenger Security

Over the past few years the topic of “Security Theater” has come up more often than passengers complaining about checked baggage fees. The inconsistencies surrounding passenger security often makes for a quick sound bite on the news, or a one liner quote in print (and online) stories because it is generally an easy topic to…

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Guest Post: British Airways Mobile Apps

They say in business you should associate with the smartest people you can find … and today’s guest post comes from a person who I met through business, have become friends with, ferried bagels to in London … and who happens to be one of the smartest people I know operating within airline emerging media.…

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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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British Airways’ Answer To NYC-London Finance Flyers

The thought of flying a narrow body airline flight on a long-haul over the water flight leaves most experienced flyers wincing … or at the very least looking for alternate flights. The last narrow body long haul airliner that was sought out by airline passengers was Concorde. Concorde was not only a spectacular super-sonic airliner,…

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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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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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Follow Up : Hard Numbers vs Unite The Union’s British Airways Strike Numbers

This blog entry is a quick update of this post earlier today – Once Again Unite The Union Gets The Facts Wrong Regarding The British Airways Strike This update is a break down of some of Unite The Union’s statements now with hard numbers compiled independently of Unite The Union and British Airways. British Airways…

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Once Again Unite The Union Gets The Facts Wrong Regarding The British Airways Strike

Following yesterday’s break down of Unite The Union’s stream of blatant factual errors, I had hoped to see a follow up press release from Unite The Union rooted in fact, with verifiable details. Unfortunately yesterday evening Unite The Union released its press release for Day Two of the British Airways labour strike, it and it…

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