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Photographing Airplanes … Don’t Be So Boring

Having grown up watching planes fly over my house, all day and night, and having spent the last 27 years (of my 37 years on this Earth) generally found with a camera in my hand, it is only natural that I can at times be found shooting photos of airplanes. Over the years I’ve shot…

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El Al CEO Claims Airline Can’t Join Alliance Due To Anti-Semitism … What?

El Al, Israeli’s national flag carrier, has been facing tough economic times. The airline faces continual competition from larger regional competitors; rising fuel costs and geo-political issues impacting is business.   It is no secret that Israel has few friends in the region, but the airline is a vital economic link for the country.   As…

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Egyptair Curiously States One World Shall Not Be Liable

Airline alliances are made up of autonomous member carriers, frequently airline websites will have some legal wording that separates what an airline has on its website from its alliance, and its fellow alliance members.   Egyptair, having never been a member of an airline alliance before entering Star Alliance, came into Star Alliance as the…

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Egyptair Rationalizes Israel Route Map Omission

Yesterday on Flying With Fish I wrote about Egyptair’s new route map leaving Tel Aviv blank on its route map, despite the airline flying there in this post – Politics & Airline Route Maps … Egyptair Omits Israel This morning Egyptair sent me two messages via Twitter regarding this omission.  The first Tweet from @FlyEgyptair…

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Politics & Airline Route Maps … Egyptair Omits Israel

Airlines publish route maps on their websites and their in-flight magazines to advertise where they fly. An airline omitting a destination they service, with their aircraft and their crew, from their route map makes little sense, but Egyptair’s newly released route map omits a single destination … Israel’s Tel Aviv. Egyptair’s new route map shows…

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Can Libya’s Revolution Strengthen The Nation’s Airlines?

During a time of revolution, foreign military intervention, no fly zones, economic sanctions and the senseless killing of those who simply want their voice to be heard it may be hard to find the silver lining in anything, especially a story on airlines … but in Libya there is the potential for a stronger national…

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Egypt’s Strife And The Impact To Airlines

As Egypt falls further into political unrest, the fallout for airlines may be substantial. However the impact we’re seeing on airlines today may be just the beginning. With the Egyptian government imposing a curfew from 6:00pm to 7:00am, as a result of riots and massive public anti-government demonstrations, EgyptAir has suspended its flights for twelve…

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