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INFORMATIONAL Jan 22, 2022 The Top Five Shortest Flights in America The United States has more than five thousand different airports, with many of them being connected by commercial airlines. Across a massive convoluted web of connections, there sometimes happens to be rather unusual city pairs that are connected. Sometimes, these city pairs end up being very close to each other, resulting in very short routes. Read More →
INFORMATIONAL Jan 20, 2022 The Rapid and Unlikely Rise of JetBlue Airways JetBlue Airways has become a strong competitor in the airline industry ever since it launched operations in early 2000. Despite its success, JetBlue and its founder David Neeleman faced many challenges in the time leading up to the carrier’s launch. Read More →
INFORMATIONAL Jan 19, 2022 The Rise and Fall of People Express After the Airline Deregulation Act of 1978, a multitude of new startups flooded the U.S. aviation market. Among these was People Express, an innovative, low-cost carrier that experienced a rapid rise and an equally quick demise after facing off with America’s aviation giants. Read More →
INFORMATIONAL Jan 08, 2022 The Rise and Fall of United Shuttle In the early 1990s, United Airlines’ domination of Californian markets was threatened by the entrance of low-cost carrier Southwest Airlines. In response, United established their own low-cost “airline within an airline”, eventually named United Shuttle, in an attempt to defend their west coast turf. Read More →
INFORMATIONAL Dec 31, 2021 Alaska and Delta Battle for Success in Seattle In the past, Alaska Airlines dominated their hometown city of Seattle and remained largely unchallenged by other carriers. However, in need of an Asian gateway hub, in the past years, Delta has begun growing in the Emerald City, marking the beginning of a series of aggressive, competitive decisions that sparked the battle for Seattle. Read More →
INFORMATIONAL Dec 26, 2021 How Southwest Took Over Dallas Love-Field Airport With the Airline Deregulation Act being signed into law in 1978, many feared that Southwest’s new growth opportunities at Dallas Love Field Airport threatened the newly built Dallas/Fort Worth Airport’s dominance. The Wright Amendment, designed to restrict Love Field and Southwest’s growth, sparked an intense, decades-long debate that mixed business, government, and citizens around the cause to “Set Love Free”. Read More →
INFORMATIONAL Dec 02, 2021 The Downfall of Pan American World Airways Pan American World Airways was an aviation giant for decades. However, despite their great reputation and global presence, the carrier was facing severe challenges. Eventually, global events combined with fierce competition brought the giant down. Read More →
INFORMATIONAL Oct 14, 2021 What is Gulfstream's New G800 Business Jet? This article is about Gulfstream's new G800 aircraft. It includes information about the features and performance of the aircraft as well as expectations for delivery. Read More →
INFORMATIONAL Sep 08, 2021 Air Service Potentially Returning to St. Augustine? This article provides information about the past airlines of St Augustine airport as well as one of the future ones. There are also some statistics and factors that play into the reason why the airport doesn't have as much airline service. Read More →
INFORMATIONAL Jul 01, 2021 Alaska Airlines to Codeshare with Qatar Alaska Airlines and Qatar Airways recently announced a codesharing agreement on 150 flights across the US. This move comes after a string of announcements between Alaska and Qatar in the last six months, all of them strengthening their ties within OneWorld. Read More →