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Top 5 Airlines to Work for in 2017

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Airlines are considered some of the best employers in the U.S. – in fact, two airlines ranked in the top 50 employers for 2017, beating out places like Apple Inc. (AAPL), Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) and even Ikea when it comes to treating their people well. (www.airlineboarding.net) Mehr...

Is Flying Really That Awful? A Look at the Brighter Side.

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IS AIR TRAVEL REALLY AS BAD AS EVERYONE CLAIMS? From Airfares to Safety, Here Are Some Reasons Why Not. An Op-Ed in the New York Times by Patrick Smith. (www.nytimes.com) Mehr...

Bogoslof Erupts Again.

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Volcanic activity is extremely high in the Aleutian Islands. Possible delays due to possible longer transpacific routes expected. (www.usnews.com) Mehr...

United Airlines' Route Network Strategy Makes No Sense

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Some aspects of United Airlines' new route selection strategy make sense -- but others are completely baffling. (www.fool.com) Mehr...

United Airlines President Says If You're Uncomfortable In Coach, It's Your Own Fault

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"Seat pitch has come down because that's what customers voted with their wallets that they wanted," said United Airlines President Scott Kirby. "I know everyone would tell you, 'I would like more seat pitch.' But the history in the airline industry is every time airlines put more seat pitch on, customers choose the lowest price." You see, oh silly passenger. Your discomfort is caused by your parsimoniousness. If you gave the airlines more money, they'd be only too delighted… (www.inc.com) Mehr...

Wizz Air Launches New Route to Frankfurt from Sofia

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Germany has been a growth area for Wizz Air as the airline carried over 2.7 million passengers from Germany in 2016 alone. Wizz Air has also provided over 2,000 jobs across Germany, operating 11 routes across Europe. (airlinegeeks.com) Mehr...

Trade Row Threatens Canada’s Fighter Replacement Plans

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Boeing’s complaint has been taken up by the U.S. Department of Commerce, which has initiated anti-dumping and countervailing duty investigations into imports of Canadian large civil aircraft. (www.ainonline.com) Mehr...

Etihad Adds World's Largest Plane With Apartments, Studios

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Dubbed "The Residence," first launched a few years earlier, the three-room suite is the only accommodation of its kind on a commercial airline, designed for two passengers travelling together. (www.albawaba.com) Mehr...

Aeroflot sues Sukhoi over SSJ100 leases

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Aeroflot (SU, Moscow Sheremetyevo) has filed a lawsuit against Sukhoi Civil Aircraft (Ramenskoye) in the Moscow Arbitration Court, reports Vedomosti. The case relates to state subsidies for a RUB576 million (USD10.1 million) contract for the lease of ten SSJ 100-95s in June, 2011. (www.ch-aviation.com) Mehr...

Ramadan 2017: Gulf Airlines Unveil Iftar Boxes and Other Surprises

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amadan 2017: Gulf Airlines Unveil Iftar Boxes and Other Surprises. Here’s a rundown of what some of the biggest airline’s are offering their passengers this year: (www.paddleyourownkanoo.com) Mehr...

MC-21-300 commercial airliner has completed maiden flight

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On 28 May, 2017, the maiden flight of MC-21-300 commercial aircraft took place at the airfield of Irkutsk Aviation Plant, the affiliate of Irkut Corporation (a UAC member). The duration of the flight was 30 minutes at the altitude of 1000 meters, at the speed of 300 km/hour. The flight plan included checking of in-flight stability and controllability, and also the controllability of the power plant. (mc21eng.irkut.com) Mehr...