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INFORMATIONAL Dec 20, 2023 JANET: The Top-Secret Airline Transporting Government Officials to Area 51 Did you know that the U.S. government flies an airline to some of the most secretive places on Earth? This airline, operating from "Just Another Non-Existent Terminal," supposedly flies to some of the most mysterious and secretive locations in the United States, including (supposedly) Area 51. This is the captivating case of JANET Airlines, the carrier that flies to nowhere. Read More →
INFORMATIONAL Dec 14, 2023 Why Don't Airlines Offer Free Upgrades to Fill Empty First Class Seats? Airlines typically don't upgrade passengers should premium seats be empty. It simply boils down to the perceive value of the seat and ensuring that every seat is sold at a revenue-maximizing price an individual is willing to pay. Read More →
INFORMATIONAL Dec 11, 2023 Pilot-Less Aircraft Could Be on the Horizon, Data Suggests In recent years, technological advancements in the aviation industry have set the stage for a revolutionary transformation: the development and implementation of self-flying planes. This groundbreaking frontier in aerospace engineering promises to redefine air travel, safety standards, and the very nature of piloting itself. As we embark on this exploration, we'll delve into the key aspects, challenges, and potential impacts of self-flying planes. Could we soon see completely autonomous commercial aircraft? Read More →
INFORMATIONAL Dec 10, 2023 What Happens If a Passenger Dies Mid-Flight? While such incidents are extremely rare we can't be unprepared for it. Things can happen, whether we are at ground level or 35,000 feet in the air. That's why the FAA and IATA have set procedures in case such an incident does occur. Read More →
INFORMATIONAL Dec 07, 2023 Top 10 Best US Airports for International Travel in 2024 The U.S. has strong demand for international travel due to its large immigrant population and many of its cities' importance to the global economy. However, some airports simply offer better international connectivity than others. We will look deeper into why John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK), Miami International Airport (MIA), and Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) are the best U.S. airports for international travelers. Read More →
INFORMATIONAL Dec 06, 2023 Can People Own Airports? A Comprehensive Guide to Airport Ownership It may come as a random thought or something you've actively thought about. Regarding airlines, you may be aware that specific governments or firms could own these. But what about airports? The "Who owns airports?" issue is not much different from airlines. Therefore, this article will analyze the various companies and government entities that own airports. Read More →
INFORMATIONAL Dec 06, 2023 American AAdvantage, Delta SkyMiles, and United MileagePlus: The Battle of the Frequent Flyers Frequent flyer programs are essential for people who frequently go on flights for business or personal reasons. Whether you often travel due to your job as a tech consultant at Deloitte or to take care of your aging grandparents in Jordan, these programs can help you with your travels. 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 →
INFORMATIONAL Nov 30, 2023 The Failure of The Boeing 717 In 1997, Boeing bought its long-time rival McDonnell Douglas for $13 Billion. After the acquisition, Boeing began to phase out its newly acquired McDonnell Douglas aircraft in favor of its own designs, which most industry leaders deemed more successful. However, McDonnell Douglas had its MD-95 in production, which was set to release just two years later in 1999. Boeing decided to give the aircraft a chance and rebranded the MD-95 as the Boeing 717-200. Following its untimely release, the aircraft failed horribly. Read More →
INFORMATIONAL Dec 04, 2023 New Data Suggests that Flying from Large Airports May Not Always be the Best Idea You may have noticed today that large airports aren't always the only option when flying into a major city. Indeed, secondary airports have seen a major rise over the last 20 years, and in this article we'll look at the pros and cons of flying out of these airports. Read More →