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Delta to Offer Upgrades to Private Jets for All Medallions!

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As early as this week, Medallion elites will be offered private jet upgrades from $300-$800 depending on destination according to Bloomberg.  “This is truly a groundbreaking new approach from both industry standpoints,” said James Murray, vice president of operations at Delta Private Jets (DPJ). “Nobody else can do what we’re talking about doing.” Initially, only…

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Delta to Acquire Stake in China Eastern, “Solidify Partnership”

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Delta and China Eastern announced this morning an expansion of their partnership which includes a $450 million investment by Delta to acquire a 3.55% stake in China Eastern. The airlines will work to better connect their networks and drive increased collaboration on US-China routes.  Delta Shanghai base coming soon? From the PR: China Eastern and…

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Air Traffic Controller Found Shirtless and Passed Out in Control Tower

You probably don’t want to show up to work drunk from the night before…especially if you’re responsible for the lives of others! However, Philip Maschek did just that when he arrived to his air traffic controller job at Springdale Municipal Airport (SPZ) in Arkansas last Thursday. A pilot was waiting for clearance to take off, but did…

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China to Begin Keeping Records of Tourists Behaving Badly Abroad

Did you know that the China National Tourism Administration (CNTA) is now keeping tabs on bad behavior by Chinese tourists? The agency says that records will be maintained by local and national authorities for up to two years.  On the list of trackable offenses are “public transportation incidents including flights, damaging public facilities or historical…

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