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    July 4, 1975: Braniff Rolls Out Alexander Calder’s ‘Flying Colors of the United States’ Livery

July 4, 1975: Braniff Rolls Out Alexander Calder’s ‘Flying Colors of the United States’ Livery

MIAMI — Back in 1976, as the United States was turning into its 200th year as an independent republic, there were countless celebrations and local observances nationwide to commemorate the major event, and in the U.S. aviation, the wave of patriotism and nostalgia was also present. Braniff The Flying Colors of the United States

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    Milan-Bergamo Airport Welcomes Air Arabia Egypt

Milan-Bergamo Airport Welcomes Air Arabia Egypt

MIAMI — On May 8, Milan-Bergamo Airport (BGY) celebrated the arrival of Air Arabia Egypt with the inaugural of its first twice-weekly service from its base at Borg El Arab International Airport (HBE). Air Arabia Egypt is a joint venture between the Egyptian travel and tourism company, Travco Group, and Air

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    British Airways owner IAG purchases 4.61% of Norwegian Air; Considers takeover

British Airways owner IAG purchases 4.61% of Norwegian Air; Considers takeover

MONACO — European low-cost carrier Norwegian Air Shuttle ASA is trading up over 20% amid news that the International Airlines Group has purchased a 4.61% stake in the carrier. In a statement on IAG’s investor relations site, the company said: “The minority investment is intended to establish a position from which

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    JetBlue to Launch New Services From Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood

JetBlue to Launch New Services From Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood

MIAMI — JetBlue will launch two new nonstop services from Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood to Santiago in the Dominican Republic (STI) and Grand Cayman (GCM) this year. Flights between Fort Lauderdale and STI are set to start on June 14, 2018, and will be operated by a 150-seat Airbus A320 aircraft on a daily basis – subject to

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    Farewell Friend Ship 747: Final Curtain Call For United’s 747-400

Farewell Friend Ship 747: Final Curtain Call For United’s 747-400

By Cody Diamond and Ben Wang Farewell Friend Ship United launched Boeing 747-100 Friend Ship service from San Francisco (SFO) to Honolulu (HNL) on July 23, 1970, following delivery of their first Jumbo just a month prior. N4703U was the first airplane delivered and first to fly a revenue service.

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    Around the World On United’s Last 747 Flights – Part Three

Around the World On United’s Last 747 Flights – Part Three

SAN FRANCISCO – In part one, I traveled from San Francisco to Frankfurt on my quest to fly around the world on United’s Boeing 747-400, days before the airline retires them from service later today. Read More: Around the World On United’s Last 747 Flights – Part One My second

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    Around the World On United’s Last 747 Flights – Part Two

Around the World On United’s Last 747 Flights – Part Two

SAN FRANCISCO — In part one, I traveled from San Francisco to Frankfurt on my quest to fly around the world on United’s Boeing 747-400, days before the airline retires them from service later today. My second segment will take me from Frankfurt to Seoul-Incheon on Lufthansa’s 747-400, to then catch

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    Flight Review: Onboard United’s Final Boeing 747 International Flight (+Photos)

Flight Review: Onboard United’s Final Boeing 747 International Flight (+Photos)

Written by Cody Diamond and Ben Wang SAN FRANCISCO – On October 26, I made my way from San Francisco (SFO) to Seoul-Incheon (ICN) on the third to last westbound transpacific United Airlines (UAL) Boeing 747-400 flight. I was due to meet up with Ben for the final flight UA 892

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    10th Anniversary: Onboard the Singapore Airlines A380 Inaugural Flight

10th Anniversary: Onboard the Singapore Airlines A380 Inaugural Flight

Written by Chris Sloan • Published in Airways, January 2008 On the evening of October 26, 1958, amidst a backdrop of glamor and anticipation, a Pan American Boeing 707 departed from New York’s Idlewild Airport bound for Paris-Le Bourget (Airways, December 2007). Although a BOAC de Havilland Comet 4 had

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    Celebrating a Decade of Double-Decker Flying

Celebrating a Decade of Double-Decker Flying

MIAMI — October 25, 2017, marks the tenth anniversary of the Airbus A380’s entry into service with Singapore Airlines, but story of the world’s largest passenger plane dates back a lot further, nearly 30 years in fact. 80s and 90s: Ideating the World’s First Superjumbo Engineers first began imagining an

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    Onboard United’s 747 Farewell Special Employee Flights

Onboard United’s 747 Farewell Special Employee Flights

Written by: Bill Sablesak MIAMI – This fall United Airlines (UAL) will say goodbye to the Queen of Skies, as they retire the iconic Boeing 747 (B747) aircraft from their huge fleet. The last regular UAL B747 service is scheduled to be operated on October 29, 2017, from Seoul, South Korea (ICN)

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    First Embraer E190-E2 to Be Delivered in 2018

First Embraer E190-E2 to Be Delivered in 2018

MIAMI — Brazilian manufacturer, Embraer, announced the delivery of its first E190-E2 in April 2018. Widerøe, the largest regional carrier operating in the Nordic countries, is the launch customer to receive the newest, upgraded version of the prosperous E-Jet family of aircraft. Read More: WIDERØE NAMED AS EMBRAER E190-E2 LAUNCH OPERATOR John

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