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Posts From Bernie Leighton

Op-Ed: Lufthansa Changed Their Livery, Or So They Say

    Op-Ed: Lufthansa Changed Their Livery, Or So They Say

Our friend Seth Miller, who doesn’t care about liveries, discovered that it seems as if Lufthansa had realized their livery was not reading correctly. The old livery was, shockingly, too

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Flying with Kosmos: The Airline of the Russian Space Agency

    Flying with Kosmos: The Airline of the Russian Space Agency

Yup, that’s a Tu-134A-3 there. Ulyanovsk? Where’s that? This is the internet, and everyone has opinions and rage. So I need to be vague. Ulyanovsk is named after a person.

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#FlybackFriday: Izhavia, The Airline Of The Udmurt Republic And Its Yak-42 (+Photos)

    #FlybackFriday: Izhavia, The Airline Of The Udmurt Republic And Its Yak-42 (+Photos)

Oh lord, Bernie – where are you going now? Izhevsk takes its name from the river Izh to which it is near. I am sure you were dying to know

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Op-Ed: Can We Stop Removing Overhead Bins In Premium Cabins?

    Op-Ed: Can We Stop Removing Overhead Bins In Premium Cabins?

They look great in photos. Business Class with no overhead bins definitely do look a lot open and airy. I still don’t understand the appeal. READ MORE: Check Out The Upgraded

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Op-Ed: Lufthansa’s Branding is Still a Mistake

    Op-Ed: Lufthansa’s Branding is Still a Mistake

I can’t say I expected the Airways poll to end in a simple majority of disdain. My first thought was

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Op-Ed: Lufthansa’s New Livery Is Everything That’s Wrong With Branding

    Op-Ed: Lufthansa’s New Livery Is Everything That’s Wrong With Branding

No one is saying airlines gain or lose passengers because of their livery. Except, well…. It’s not an excuse! It’s

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Review: A Visit to Boeing’s Customer Experience Center

    Review: A Visit to Boeing’s Customer Experience Center

SEATTLE — Spending millions if not billions of dollars is always easier when its someone else’s money. Thing is, corporations

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Op-ed: Why Design a Plane When You Can Sue?

    Op-ed: Why Design a Plane When You Can Sue?

MIAMI – I had no idea that the Boeing 737 MAX was the most versatile aircraft ever made. I mean,

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Op-Ed: Wrapping up AA’s media day

    Op-Ed: Wrapping up AA’s media day

LONDON — When American Airlines CEO Doug Parker took the stage, he opened by asking investors and the media to

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Op-Ed: What We Learned from American Airlines’ Fleet Discussion

    Op-Ed: What We Learned from American Airlines’ Fleet Discussion

MIAMI – First of all, American Airlines will not be adding many Available Seat Miles (ASM) to the network. On

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