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Jack Turner Jack is a member of the AeroXplorer writing team and particularly enjoys sharing news around domestic flying and news surrounding his favorite airline, Delta. Jack splits his time between his hometown of Burlingame, California and Ithaca, New York and enjoys all things public transport in addition to aviation.
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NEWS Jun 06, 2022 Comair Group Suspends All Flights One of South Africa's largest airline operators, Comair, has suspended all flights with immediate effect due to insufficient funds. Operating flights for British Airways and managing subsidiary Kulula, Comair is a critical asset of the South African aviation market, and its suspension poses a devastating blow to passengers. Read More →
INFORMATIONAL Jun 02, 2022 The Iconic Rise of Emirates The largest carrier in the Middle East is often written off as a large, rich government-backed airline that benefits from being based in an affluent city. In actuality, Emirates is much more than that, and has a large backstory regarding how it became one of the largest and most respected airlines in the world. Read More →
ROUTES May 10, 2022 Breeze Airways Announces New Routes to Utah Newly founded Breeze Airways is launching service to Provo, Utah (PVU) later this summer, offering competitive fares in competitive markets. The airline will face stiff competition with Allegiant but will be aided with an expanded terminal at PVU and a successful, Utah-based CEO. Read More →
NEWS May 05, 2022 Introducing Italy's Newest Airline: Aeroitalia Starting later this year privately owned Aeroitalia will become Italy's newest airline. The new venture is run by experienced aviation professionals and will initially be based at Forlì (FRL) airport. Read More →
TRIP REPORTS Apr 27, 2022 Trip Report: United 737 Max First Class I recently had the chance to fly on United's 737 MAX First Class due to a MileagePlus Complimentary Premier Upgrade. It was quite an enjoyable experience for such a short flight. Read More →
NEWS Apr 20, 2022 American Airlines Resuming Practice Flights for Kids with Autism and Anxiety American Airlines is resuming their popular "It's Okay to Fly American" program after a two year covid-induced hiatus. The autism-targeted program is open to all with special needs and is offered at several airports around the United States. Read More →
NEWS Apr 17, 2022 Jackson Hole Airport to Close Temporarily Beginning April 11 Wyoming's busiest airport is closing to the public for over two months to accommodate a major runway reconstruction project (among other improvement efforts). There are minimal convenient alternatives to using the airport, so the gateway hopes to move quickly and reopen on June 28, 2022. Read More →
NEWS Apr 03, 2022 Mexico City Opens New Airport Mexico City has just opened a new airport. Some object to its distant location and cost, but regardless, the airport is a much needed upgrade for the city. Read More →
Mar 31, 2022 Qantas Adds Second Flight to Australia from Dallas-Fort Worth Qantas is returning to long-haul flights with a bang by announcing new service from Dallas-Fort Worth to Melbourne beginning in December 2022. The new ultra long-haul flight will make it easier for passengers outside of the U.S. West Coast to get to Australia's second largest city. Read More →
NEWS Mar 18, 2022 Spirit Airlines Grows Presence in San Diego for First Time in Five Years Ultra-low-cost carrier Spirit Airlines is now joining Southwest as the second airline to operate flights from San Diego to Oakland. Spirit's ultra-low-fares might be enough to shift the pendulum in its favor against Southwest. Read More →