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STORIES Mar 26, 2022 The Frontier/Spirit Merger: Bad For Business and Bad For Consumers With so many mergers in the airline industry throughout the past few years, many believed that the industry’s period of consolidation was over. However, recently, Frontier and Spirit Airlines announced their plans to merge, creating the fifth largest airline in the United States. While the companies claim the combined carrier would offer better options to travelers across its network, closer examination reveals plenty of red flags around the proposed merger. Read More →
STORIES Jun 15, 2021 Supersonic Travel is Back! Or is it Really? Will United Airlines Really Be Able to Fly Supersonic by 2029? Will they succeed? Read More →
STORIES Apr 18, 2021 Will Space Travel Ever Overtake Air Travel? When will humans be able to take off in NYC and land in Singapore in just 90 minutes? SpaceX has a plan for that, but will it ever work? Read More →
STORIES Apr 14, 2021 Avelo Airlines: Destined for Greatness or Bankruptcy? Avelo Airlines is looking to place itself in the leisure travel market and make a change, but with so many factors not on their side, how can an aviation veteran's airline climb? Read More →
STORIES Apr 12, 2021 Could There be a 787 or A350 Freighter?  At the beginning of the 21st century, Boeing and Airbus revealed their latest products, the Boeing 787 Dreamliner and Airbus A350XWB. Both airframes were built with over 50% of CFRP (Carbon Fiber Reinforced Polymer) and gained more than 900 orders from worldwide customers. However, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many airlines have been transforming their fleet into "Preighter" (Passenger Freighter) aircraft to support the demand for global express shipment of essential goods. Read More →
STORIES Apr 03, 2021 OPINION: Justin Trudeau has Failed Canada's Airlines At the start of 2020 things looked promising. Swoop would be launching flights to Winnipeg in the summer, WestJet would be flying to Calgary a record 6x a day, Air Canada would be reinstating their 767s on the YYJ-YYZ route as well as the prospects of new airlines landing at YYJ! Unfortunately in March 2020 things took a turn for the worst. Read More →
STORIES Interview: American Airlines Pilots During COVID-19 A conversation with three different American Airlines pilots about flying during COVID-19 and how the airline industry is recovering. Read More →
STORIES What It's Like Volunteering at an Aviation Museum This is personal experience from working at the Military Aviation Museum in Virginia Beach, Virginia. It's an amazing experience, and most of the planes still fly! Read More →
STORIES Future of Flight and Boeing Tour Review Have you ever wanted to visit the Boeing Tour? Read More →
STORIES My Early-Morning Plane Spotting Session in Amsterdam Recounting my experience of spotting at Amsterdam Schipol's most famous plane spotting location, the Polderbaan. Read More →