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  • Aug 21, 2014

    Bombardier changes the messenger, but CSeries sales struggles to be a hard fix 1

    Bombardier’s latest move is replacing Philippe Poutissou, the company’s longtime head of commercial aircraft marketing....More
  • Jul 30, 2014

    WestJet’s evolution: 767s, Encore, etc.

    The low-cost carrier is not standing pat....More
  • Jul 29, 2014

    New Additions to Photo Gallery 1

    Please visit Time Capsule Photo Gallery for new old photos!...More
  • Jul 25, 2014

    Wright Stuff 1

    What's coming to Love Field in October?...More
  • Jul 24, 2014

    Triple 777 disasters 4

    In the space of just 377 days, three 777s and 540 lives were lost in three of the most bizarre airline crashes ever....More
  • Jul 18, 2014

    Airlines can take the high road on MH17 via airshow boycott 9

    If, as now seems likely, Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 and the 295 people on board were casualties of war, then this is tragically not the first time. But it should be the last. One outcome of this crash will likely be scrutiny of who determines and governs those airspace routes that are deemed unsafe for commercial airliners....More
  • Jul 17, 2014

    MH17: The unthinkable happens 1

    The entire air transport industry as well as the traveling public is in shock today as we come to terms with the second catastrophic loss of a Boeing 777, one of aviation’s most revered, safe and reliable aircraft....More
  • Jul 16, 2014

    Farnborough Airshow: Re-engining trend gains momentum

    Rolls-Royce president-civil large engines Eric Schulz: “The re-engine has become an important element of the future [airline] business.”...More
  • Jul 14, 2014

    Cheers Farnborough!

  • Jun 26, 2014

    Suite Life

    How the "other half" (of one percent) travels......More
  • Jun 26, 2014

    Asiana Flight 214: Five takeaways

    NTSB determined that the primary probable cause of the accident was pilot error....More
  • Jun 23, 2014

    Luxury was always in style

    TWA first class...More
  • Jun 16, 2014

    Why did Emirates cancel A350s? 1

    Emirates did not cancel the order because its belief in the future potential of the air passenger market in the Middle East has dimmed....More
  • Jun 5, 2014

    A Work of Art

  • May 20, 2014

    Every decision counts 5

    A gate agent made a split-second decision that, I’m quite certain, ensured my trip on the airline was a money-loser for the carrier....More
  • May 19, 2014

    Celebrating the A300

    Congratulations to Airbus on the 40th Anniversary of entry into service of the A300B, shown in our Photo Gallery for May in the colors of launch customer Air France. In 1977, Eastern Airlines became the US launch customer of the type with an order of 23. I like this profile picture.  ...More
  • May 7, 2014

    Oberstar's objections to airline mergers 1

    The death of the longtime congressman from Minnesota prompted me to take a look back at his objections to industry consolidation....More
  • May 5, 2014

    China’s immigration and customs process bests US international airports 5

    I’m on work travel that is taking me from my Washington DC base to Germany and China. Though I travel a lot, even I was amazed at the swiftness and friendly efficiency with which I was swept through immigration and customs at Frankfurt and Shanghai airports....More

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