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Entitled “Millionaire” Passenger Gets What He Deserves on JetBlue Flight

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Don’t you just hate it when a fellow passenger acts in a way that suggests they are better than everyone else around them? On a recent JetBlue flight, you would have had the opportunity to catch one of these passengers in action. In a viral video viewed over 96,000 times already, a man who identified himself…

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United’s VP Network Gives Revealing Interview – Answers to IAD, LAX, EWR/JFK P.S. Swap, & New Planes

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Brian Znotins, vice president of network for United and the individual in charge of the carrier’s network strategy group, sat down for an interview with Benét J. Wilson of Airways News to discuss a wide-range of topics. He answered questions on when the Boeing 777-300s and A350s are expected to join the fleet and what routes…

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Flydubai Accident Likely Pilot Error, Emirates Pilots Claim to Have Fallen Asleep In-Flight, Miscalculation of Hours Flown

In case you missed the statement last week by the Interstate Aviation Committee, the group is suggesting that pilot error was a factor in the Flydubai FZ981 accident. “Based on the preliminary analysis of information from the flight recorders, no failures of any aircraft systems and components or powerplant have been revealed by now,” the…

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Alaska Officially Becomes 5th Largest US Airline w/ Virgin America Merger, Separate Visa Cards for Now

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Well, it’s now official. Alaska has won a “frenzied bidding war” with JetBlue according to the WSJ to buy Virgin America. Alaska will pay $57/share (a +47% premium on their most current closing price), valuing the deal at $2.6B. A person familiar with the jousting said it was “a fierce back and forth between the two sides,…

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Brussels Resumes Flights w/ 3 Security Checks, Delta Cancels Service Until March 2017, NYC Flights Resume Monday

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Three Brussels Airlines flights departed for Faro in Portugal, Turin in Italy, and Athens today amidst enhanced security procedures. Under the new security arrangements: Vehicles and passengers traveling to the temporary departures area will be screened on the access road. Special cameras will check license plates An additional police check and ID and boarding pass check…

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