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Reader Mail: Explain How Airlines Come Up With Flight Numbers

Just before my Hurricane and Nor’easter induced break from Flying With Fish I received an email from Tim Wesolek asking, “can you [please] explain how airlines come up with flight numbers?”   Well Tim, there is no straightforward answer, but I will do my best.   For starters, some airlines have historical flight numbers, such…

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IATA Forgoes Neutrality & Takes Sides In US vs Iran

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is a neutral worldwide airline trade association, founded in 1945, representing more than 90% of the world’s scheduled international airlines flying from nearly 150 countries.   Historically IATA has stayed out of politics as its members include airlines from every conceivable political background, including North Korea’s Air Koryo and Syria’s…

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World Health Organization Issues No Travel Restrictions For Swine Flu

Web: www.twitter.com/flyingwithfish — E-Mail: fish@flyingwithfish.com 28/04/2009 – World Health Organization Issues No Travel Restrictions For Swine Flu As many travel web sites, travel bloggers and media outlets create a sense of panic regarding the Swine Flu pandemic, the World Health Organization is not recommending any travel restrictions. As the World Health Organization, an international agency…

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