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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 Sep 08, 2022 Condor Offers Record Winter Schedule to North America Since Pandemic German leisure carrier Condor has announced that it will now be flying to a whopping four additional North American cities during the winter season this year. The change marks a significant shift from the carrier's strategy of flying to leisure hotspots in the off-season. Read More →
NEWS Sep 02, 2022 American Airlines to Eliminate Flagship First Class American Airlines, one of the last major western airlines to fly a true first class cabin, is finally pulling the plug. In the coming years, planes currently flying with "Flagship First" will be retrofitted with brand new cabins. Read More →
NEWS Aug 23, 2022 Ethiopian Airlines Flight Fails to Descend After Pilots Fall Asleep On Monday, August 15, an Ethiopian Airlines flight failed to descend as usual after the pilots fell asleep mid-flight. The pilots, flying passengers from Khartoum to Addis Ababa, eventually landed the plane safely, but have been suspended and an investigation is ongoing. Read More →
NEWS Aug 08, 2022 Southwest and JetBlue Jets Collide at LaGuardia A JetBlue a320 collided with a Southwest 737 while pushing back. Fortunately no one was hurt, but the Southwest plane was damaged in the incident. Read More →
NEWS Aug 06, 2022 Alaska and Oneworld Partners Announce Significant Investments in Sustainable Aviation Fuel Seattle-based Alaska has just announced a massive new investment into sustainable aviation fuel, making good on their deal with Oneworld to boost the purchasing and consumption of fuels created sustainably. Read More →
INFORMATIONAL Jul 20, 2022 Breaking Down Salt Lake City's Massive Airport Transformation Salt Lake City opened a new airport back at the end of 2020 and it has made waves, both literally and figuratively. Though the design is fairly standard among large hub airports, the airport is still entirely unique in its own way. Read to find out more about Utah's largest ever infrastructure project. Read More →
ROUTES Jul 13, 2022 American Airlines Adding Service for Winter Ski Season American Airlines will be launching all new flights this winter season featuring new routes out of Miami an Austin. These new routes are not all good news, though, as several routes are set to be axed this winter. Read More →
NEWS Jul 09, 2022 Delta Offers Passengers $10,000 to Switch Flights Passengers on a Delta flight from Grand Rapids to Minneapolis were shocked to find out they were being offered $10,000 to get off the flight and switch to a new one. While voluntary bumping from oversold flights is common, receiving massive payments such as $10,000 is not, and in this article I explain the backstory behind why Delta offered so much money. Read More →
ROUTES Jun 25, 2022 Zipair Tokyo to Launch Flights to San Jose, CA New JAL-owned budget carrier Zipair Tokyo is launching nonstop flights from San Jose, CA to Tokyo later this year. The flight won't be the first from Silicon Valley to Japan, but is sure to attract interest and demand due to Zipair's innovative product. Read More →
NEWS Jun 16, 2022 Ryanair Faces Six-Day Strike in Spain Spanish labor organizations have called for a Ryanair staff strike arising from a failure to negotiate a collective bargaining agreement guaranteeing safe conditions with the airline. If the strike goes forward, it will occur for six days between June 24 and July 2, likely causing massive travel hiccups for those looking to vacation in Spain. Read More →