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Kyle Jonas Kyle is a high-school age aviation enthusiast born in Washington, D.C. but living in Chicago. He has always loved aviation. He lives right in between the approach paths for ORD and MDW, so he can watch the wide variety of aircraft land from his house. He hopes to become a commercial pilot when he grows older. In addition to aviation, Kyle likes baseball and running.
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NEWS Dec 08, 2022 United Announces Desirable New Crew Bases United Airlines announced new crew bases. These bases will provide convenience for pilots and save time and money for the company and customers. Read More →
NEWS Mar 03, 2021 Lufthansa to Set Up Covid Lounge in Moscow Lufthansa announced that they plan to set up a "Covid Lounge" for wealthier passengers in Moscow Airport. Germany has a vaccine shortage, and the lounge will allow rich patrons to fly to Moscow and receive Russia's Sputnik V vaccine without ever actually entering the country. Read More →
ROUTES Feb 27, 2021 Lufthansa Announces Summer 2021 Route Expansion Lufthansa has announced its upcoming route plans for the summer of 2021. With the growing worldwide introduction of vaccines, Lufthansa is preparing for travel to quickly ramp up again. Read More →
NEWS Feb 17, 2021 Ryanair to Deliver 16 Lawsuits Over Selective Government Subsidies Ryanair will be challenging the European Union's General Court and appealing to the European Court of Justice after losing its legal battle against state bailouts, which were granted to rival flag carriers, including Air France-KLM and SAS during COVID-19. Read More →
NEWS ANA 777 Suffers Engine Issues over Chicago Japanese Airline All Nippon Airways (ANA) suffered an engine issue shortly after takeoff from Chicago O'Hare International Airport. Flight 8549 departed Chicago en route to Tokyo at around 3:48 p.m. but quickly reported vibrations coming from engine No. 1. According to ATC transmissions, the left engine of the Boeing 777 was idle. Read More →
NEWS The Airport Council International MarComCX Award Winners On December 17th, the Airports Council International announced the winnners of the MarComCX (Marketing, Communitions, and Customer Experience) awards. The Airports Council International is a group that represents airports around the world. Read More →
NEWS JAL Offers "No Meal" Option Japan Airlines has recently introduced a "No Meal" option for passengers on some flights in an effort to reduce waste. The first of its kind, JAL's "Ethical Choice" initiative allows passengers to opt out of receiving inflight meals before they board their flight. Read More →
NEWS Boeing 737MAX Officially Ungrounded Today, the 737MAX has officially been ungrounded after just under 2 years, or roughly 20 months, of being out of operation. The MAX was banned worldwide in March of 2019, after two crashes caused by a software fault killed over 340 people. Since then, Boeing has been working to fix the issues, with many unsuccessful tests, as well as lawsuits and investigations. Boeing has finally succeeded and the FAA has deemed the aircraft safe to fly again, reinstating its certification of airworthiness, and allowing the plane to soar once again. Read More →
NEWS Boeing's 737MAX to Return Soon The 737 MAX, an aircraft that has been grounded for over a year and a half, is expected to be clear to fly again in the coming weeks. The plane has already been deemed "good to go" by the E.U.'s aviation administration, and the FAA is expected to do the same shortly. Due to the fact that Boeing is an American company, the FAA must give their approval before the MAX can be officially ungrounded. Read More →
NEWS Southwest to Expand to ORD and IAH Southwest Airlines has announced they will expand service to Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD) and George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) in Houston. The expansion will happen in 2021 and was announced on October 12, 2020, on Southwest's Twitter. Read More →