Aeroflot Forces Indian American Citizens to Delhi Instead of NYC Due to Discrimination – Deports Them Back “Home”, Even-Though Home Is the US

I’ve never heard a story quite like this one before! Apparently Aeroflot forced five Indian-Americans on a flight to Delhi, India, despite all five passengers having tickets to New York JFK and not actually being citizens of India. The group were connecting in Moscow on January 7th when their flight to JFK was canceled due…

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Airline Crews Reveal: Why You Shouldn’t Order Eggs & These Other Items on Planes…Even in First & Business

Reader Mark S from Portland emailed that his flight attendant roommate assisted Condé Nast Traveler in coming up with their list of food and drinks you should avoid in the air. We couldn’t’ republish the full-list, but three items from the list are shared below and you can check out their full list. Eggs Commercial…

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Cathay Pacific Ends Skirts Only Rule for Female Cabin Crew – 70 Years After Rule Went Live

Cathay Pacific said today that a trouser option would be added for female cabin crew during the next uniform refresh which is at least three years away.  The announcement comes after the flight attendants’ union challenged the 70-year-old regulation. The initial complaint actually came from sister Cathay Dragon flight attendants association. The crew complained that…

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Breaking: Air New Zealand Announces New Chicago Route!

Air New Zealand today announced it will begin new nonstop service between Auckland and Chicago, beginning Nov. 30, 2018. The new service announcement is a result of the joint venture relationship between Air New Zealand and United Airlines. In addition to the new route announcement, United announced it will extend its seasonal service between San…

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Watch: Virgin Atlantic Transforms Old Air Berlin A330s, New Business Layouts w/ “Love Suite”

Earlier this month, Virgin Atlantic welcomed four former Air Berlin A330-200s to its fleet. Virgin purchased the aircraft month’s earlier after Air Berlin filed for bankruptcy with the intention to deploy the retrofitted birds on routes from Manchester to New York, Boston, San Francisco, and Barbados. Utilizing the current Air Berlin layout in business, Virgin…

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JetBlue Selects Contractor for Multi-Billion Dollar JFK Expansion T5 + T6 – 12 Wide-body Gates – Seamless Connections to Partner Carriers

JetBlue has selected a Long Island based company, RXR Realty and Vantage Airport Group, to spearhead its multibillion-dollar JFK terminal expansion. JetBlue opened its modern Terminal 5 facility at JFK about 10 years ago.  That opening saw JetBlue leave Terminal 6 which was later demolished.  However, JetBlue retained exclusive rights to redevelop the site. Then…

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