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NEWS Oct 12, 2022 American Airlines Set to Open 600-Room Staff-Only Hotel In October 2015, American Airlines announced their plans to build a new corporate campus next to their existing Fort Worth, Texas campus. Seven years later, the final addition to the new campus is almost completed, with the conference center and employee hotel scheduled to open in the first quarter of 2023. The new campus is named after Robert L. Crandall who served as the CEO of American Airlines from 1985 until 1998. Read More →
ROUTES Oct 03, 2022 Air Macau to Reopen International Routes from October Air Macau will reopen international routes to Japan and Vietnam in October and Taiwan in November. This expansion marks a gradual return to normal travel after restrictions due to the COVID-19 pandemic, surpassing mainland China's flight network for the first time in nearly three years. Read More →
ROUTES Sep 10, 2022 LATAM Ecuador Resumes Service Between Quito and Miami After stopping service in January 2017, LATAM Ecuador has resumed its direct route between Quito and Miami with daily flights this winter. LATAM previously operated this route from May 2003 until January 2017. When it resumes, LATAM will be the second airline connecting the airport pairs, joining American Airlines. Between the two carriers, there will be a total of three daily flights. Read More →
NEWS Sep 09, 2022 Rolls Royce Withdraws from Supersonic Partnership Rolls Royce and Boom conclude their partnership for the development of the engines on their Boom Overture aircraft. This leaves the 2029 date for the Overture looking less likely. Read More →
NEWS Aug 22, 2022 Apple Air Tag Leads Authorities to Find $16,000 Worth of Stolen Luggage A common occurrence turned into a criminal investigation shortly after a traveler reported missing luggage which was said to have $1,600 worth of items in it. Thanks to an Apple Air Tag (an apple product used as a tracking device) in her suitcase, she was able to identify where the baggage was. The air tag showed up as "last active" in the area of Kathy Court in Mary Esther, FL. Read More →
NEWS Aug 11, 2022 Air India to Reportedly Lease Six Boeing 777s Air India is planning to lease six Boeing 777 aircraft in order to provide a more streamlined passenger experience, while potentially growing its North American network. This comes after videos posted on Twitter showing the interiors of some of Air India's Boeing 777s in an extremely run-down condition. Read More →
INFORMATIONAL Aug 03, 2022 Why Passenger Load Factor is an Important Airline Performance Metric – An Arithmetic Perspective Passenger load factor, commonly abbreviated as PLF, is the measure of the number of paying passengers expressed as a percentage of the aircraft's total passenger-carrying capacity. But why is it an important metric for airlines to analyze? Read More →
NEWS Jul 08, 2022 President Biden Nominates Denver Airport CEO to Lead the FAA President Joe Biden nominated Phil Washington to lead the Federal Aviation Administration. In this article, the historical significance behind this nomination is explored, as well as the crises that await Washington, should the U.S Senate confirm him. Read More →
NEWS Apr 18, 2022 Airlines Drop Mask Policy After Federal Mandate Is Blocked Following a federal judge's decision to void the federal mask mandate, airlines strike down on their policy. The sudden decision has left many still confused and unsettled about wearing face coverings. Read More →
NEWS Mar 10, 2022 TSA Airlines Mask Mandate Extended Until April 18 The federal mask mandate has been extended for airlines through April 18. This extension came just before the mandate was set to expire at the end of this week. Read More →