Breaking: Singapore to Restore Non-Stop Flights to NYC & LAX! Regain Longest Flight Title

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Singapore Airlines said today that delivery of their new A350-900ULRs in 2018 will allow them to restart nonstop flights to New York and Los Angeles! The New York flight will overtake Emirates on Dubai-Panama (scheduled to start in February) to become the longest non-stop flight in the world at 9,3000 miles. Bloomberg received the following…

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MH370 Wreckage Found in the Philippines?

UPDATE: Malaysian authorities confirm that the NO wreckage was actually found.  Malaysia’s Police Chief General Khalid Abu Bakar said Philippine authorities had investigated the claims made over the weekend that a plane with a Malaysian flag and human remains inside had been found on the island of Sugbay in the Tawi Tawi province were untrue. “The Philippines…

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United Confirms 3 New/Returning Transatlantic Routes: EWR-ATH, IAD-BCN, IAD-LIS


United this morning confirmed rumors that began on Friday of three new and returning transatlantic routes. The returning route will see a once daily 767-300ER on Newark-Athens beginning May 25th through October 5th. The flight will compete with Delta’s twice daily Athens service from JFK. Washington Dulles will see seasonal service to Barcelona (767-400ER) and Lisbon (757-200)…

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Delta Extends Yankees & Mets Partnerships – 7 Figures per Year per Team

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Delta will continue to be the “official airline of New York baseball” for quite some time to come.  The airline has extended their partnership with the Yankees through 2023, while also renewing their sponsorship with the Mets. According to Forbes, the deal includes “Official Airline” and “Official Private Jet Carrier” designations for both teams. Delta Sky360…

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Air France to Shrink Like Alitalia + Apology Letter, Delta #1 On-time & Achieves JD Power Customer Service Recognition

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Is Air France at risk of becoming a “second tier” player like Alitalia? According to this linked Reuters article, it’s a distinct possibility: Over the coming decade the worst-case scenario for Air France would be to end up like Alitalia, where successive restructuring plans were not effective enough, ending with a need for repeated recapitalizations that…

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American’s Continued Growth @ LGA Post Slot Swap, New Routes, End of PHL “Shuttle”


Almost four years ago, Delta and US Airways received approval from the Transportation Department and the Federal Aviation Administration for their slot swap. Delta gained 132 LGA slots, while US received 42 DCA slots, $66.5 million in cash, and transfer of Delta’s route authority to fly to São Paulo, Brazil. If US Airways had only known…

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United Expands Their Bar in the Sky – Now Serving Buffalo Trace and Moscow Mules


United is expanding their bar in the sky, and thereby making your flight experience with them a little more pleasurable! From the Chicago Tribune article: The airline is trying to up its drink game, announcing Thursday that it would expand its selections to include Chicago-based Crafthouse Cocktails’ Moscow Mule, a vodka and ginger beer premixed…

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