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Reader Mail : “Why Don’t Airlines Use Their Name As A Callsign?”

I have written about airline call signs before … but not in almost three years … so this reader mail caught my attention.   Alberto Lopez, from Barcelona, Spain, writes “I was recently listening to air traffic control while waiting for a flight home from Chicago and noted many airlines do not use their name…

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Happy 90th Birthday British Airways!

Web: www.thetravelstrategist.com — E-Mail: fish@flyingwithfish.com 25/08/2009 – Happy 90th Birthday British Airways! Today is a major milestone in airline history…today is the 90th Anniversary of British Airways. While the British Airways we know today was only formed on the 31st of March 1974, the airline its self can be traced back to a number of…

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Why Is A Cactus Pushing From The Gate? : Airport Radio Jargon

Web: www.thetravelstrategist.com — E-Mail: fish@flyingwithfish.com 30/12/2008 – Why Is A Cactus Pushing From The Gate? : Airport Radio Jargon Late last week I received an e-mail from a reader of Flying With Fish trying to understand what they were listening to on United Airlines‘ Channel 9.   Passengers who fly United Airlines can listen to the…

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