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  • Mar 22, 2017
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    Keep calm, but don't carry on!

    The British Airways statement on the new rules forbidding laptops and other personal electronic devices in carry-on on certain flights is so British....More
  • Mar 21, 2017
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    Casting a cloud over a movie star & a little boy sharing carrot juice

    Have years of work by Emirates and other airlines to cultivate a safe, friendly image in the US been spoiled in one fell swoop?...More
  • Mar 21, 2017
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    Trying to make sense of the new TSA electronics ban

    I flew to Abu Dhabi for a short work trip in January and, if I’m honest, I found the security and screening processes at that airport ahead of my flight back to Washington DC a bit annoying. However, given today’s announcement about new US security rules for flights from that airport and nine others, most of them also in the Middle East, the focus of my annoyance has changed....More
  • Mar 17, 2017
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    The security paradox of Trump’s first budget

    US President Donald Trump’s first budget proposal would shift the majority of TSA costs on to the airlines and traveling public. Why would a president so hung up on American security do that?...More
  • Mar 16, 2017
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    Trump’s TSA bombshell

    The president is proposing a radical change in how aviation security is funded in the US....More
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Apr 19, 2017
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Flying long haul with Norwegian

Norwegian’s long-haul expansion has made headlines on both sides of the Atlantic, but is the product any good? The simple answer is yes, but....More
Apr 14, 2017
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US mainline-regional system likely contributed to bumping incident

I can’t help but wonder if the Byzantine relationship between mainlines and regionals is partly to blame for this incident....More
Apr 11, 2017
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Munoz’s apology may not be enough

Let’s start with today’s good news for United. The CEO issued a full apology for the awful bumped-then-dragged passenger incident, took full responsibility and promised a full review of the company’s crew transport and over-booking procedures....More
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