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INFORMATIONAL Mar 15, 2024 SAS' Coffee Jug Is Used by Over 50 Airlines and Appears in Art Museums Airlines often release products that receive a "cult-like" status among their passengers. Scandinavian Airlines (SAS) is one such carrier that turned an ordinary object into a famous product. Over the past 35 years, SAS' coffee jug has won numerous awards and featured in museums worldwide for its iconic design. Read More →
NEWS Mar 05, 2024 Five Killed After Small Aircraft Crashes on Nashville Freeway Five dead in a west Nashville plane crash, as a single engine aircraft crashes next to I-40. The FAA and NSTB will be investigating the cause of the crash. Read More →
NEWS Mar 04, 2024 Plane Takes King Harald V Back to Norway After Medical Procedure in Malaysia Europe's oldest reigning monarch, 87-year-old Norwegian King Harald V, has returned home to Norway after receiving a pacemaker while on vacation in Malaysia. On February 28,¬†Scandinavian Airlines' dedicated Boeing 737-700 medevac (air ambulance) aircraft¬†took off from Oslo Airport (OSL) bound for Langkawi (LGK). On March 3, the SAS medevac aircraft began its return to Oslo, carrying King Harald. Read More →
INFORMATIONAL Feb 14, 2024 Analyzing United Airlines' Super Bowl Commercials About Change Fees and Dreaming Big Super Bowl LVIII was the U.S.' most-watched TV program ever, receiving 123.4 million viewers across all platforms.¬†Companies and their brands spent approximately $7 million for a thirty-second chance to reach that audience through advertising. United Airlines decided to do something different from other companies: it directed its message to the fans of the 30 teams that did not make it to the Super Bowl. Read More →
NEWS Feb 05, 2024 UK Royal Air Force Fighter Jets Escort SAS Airbus A320neo to Manchester Airport A Scandinavian Airlines (SAS) Connect Airbus A320neo was recently escorted by the United Kingdom's Royal Air Force fighter jets following a loss of communication. The flight landed safely at its destination airport in Manchester. Read More →
NEWS Jan 28, 2024 How Chiefs and 49ers Fans Can Fly to Super Bowl LVIII in Las Vegas Chiefs and 49ers fans are excited to see their teams play in the upcoming Super Bowl LVIII on February 11 at Allegiant Stadium in Paradise, Nevada. Many airlines - including American, Delta, and United - have added extra flights to accommodate fans in Kansas City and the San Francisco Bay Area. Fans in other cities can also visit the Super Bowl through additional flights from other airports nationwide. Read More →
ROUTES Jan 18, 2024 Scandinavian Airlines Announces New Route to SkyTeam Hub Atlanta In October, Scandinavian Airlines System (SAS) revealed plans to leave the Star Alliance. The departure would see SAS join the SkyTeam Alliance thanks to a proposed partial takeover by the Air France-KLM Group. With such a move, many wondered how it would affect SAS' existing relationships with Star Alliance carriers and their hubs. A new route announcement by SAS may provide further suggestions about the airline's future plans. Read More →
NEWS Dec 20, 2023 The Effects of Iceland's Volcano Eruption on Flights and Tourism On December 19, the fiery spectacle of a volcanic eruption on Iceland's Reykjanes peninsula unfolded, casting a glow of uncertainty over aviation and tourism in the region. While the eruption itself showcased the Earth's awe-inspiring power, its consequences on air travel and the tourism industry became immediate areas of concern. The Icelandic government swiftly reassured that flights were unlikely to be affected, seeking to dispel the haunting memories of the widespread chaos caused by the ash cloud from the 2010 eruption. Read More →
NEWS Dec 12, 2023 Cabin Crew Recall "Strange Behavior" of Russian Passenger Who Snuck Onto a Los Angeles-Bound Flight Without Documentation Anyone who flies internationally knows you must have a passport and boarding pass. However, a strange incident involving a man flying to another country without either document recently occurred. On November 4, a Russian man named Sergey Vladimirovich Ochigava took a Scandinavian Airlines flight from Copenhagen Airport (CPH) to Los Angeles International Airport (LAX). Ochigava's inability to provide documents verifying his identity to the customs authorities upon arrival led to an FBI investigation that is currently underway. Read More →
INFORMATIONAL Dec 05, 2023 How Aircraft Conduct Search and Rescue Operations Aircraft have been used in search and rescue operations for a variety of purposes, and not just in modern times. This article explores the intricacies of the use of aircraft within search and rescue operations, revealing how technology advancement has played a crucial role in the use of aircraft within search and rescue. Read More →