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  • May 29, 2015
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    You can’t e-mail a hug

    “You can’t e-mail a hug” was an advertising slogan that I spotted recently, plastered on a huge billboard outside my local railway station. The product in question? Coffee....More
  • May 28, 2015
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    Looking for a buyer: Skymark A380s sit on Airbus tarmac in Toulouse

    Taking in the Toulouse sunshine, and clearly not going anywhere soon, is this pair of Airbus A380s which were originally bound for Japan and Tokyo-based low-cost carrier Skymark Airlines, which defaulted on its payments for six A380s early this year and filed for bankruptcy protection....More
  • May 22, 2015
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    If only ATM modernization, not the Gulf carriers, was the target of this campaign 4

    A quick thought on a week that has once more seen the two sides in the US vs. Gulf carrier dispute counter-claiming and, in the case of the US coalition, touting growing support from the lawmakers, local labor groups, trade associations and authorities it has been lobbying in a grass roots campaign. These people, the Partnership for Open & Fair Skies says, now fear for the future of American aviation and American jobs....More
  • May 22, 2015
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    A question of scale 1

    Sometimes it takes just one small comment to put things into perspective. For me, that comment came during Emirates’ full-year results call....More
  • May 20, 2015
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    Video clip: MSNBC news program looks at the Gulf carrier subsidies dispute

    US TV station MSNBC’s Road Map program ran a 10-minute segment this morning looking at the US versus Gulf carrier dispute....More
  • May 19, 2015
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    No simple solution to MRJ90’s scope clause problem 3

    Delivery date and seat capacity are problematic for the MRJ70 in terms of appealing to US airlines....More
  • May 15, 2015
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    Planning 100 years in advance 2

    Can airlines learn from a Norwegian library, which just has embarked on a project that will not be completed until 2114, 100 years from now?...More
  • May 11, 2015
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    If a third of my seat has a 25 inch pitch, shouldn’t the airline pay me an ancillary fee? 5

    I’m writing this blog from onboard US Airways/AA flight 595 from Phoenix to Washington National. I don’t normally get into the traveler thing or flight reviews, but this flight and my particular seat got me thinking. Let me explain....More

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