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Op-Ed: Musings on the 737 MAX

    Op-Ed: Musings on the 737 MAX

Repeal and Replace? Consumer activist and former Presidential candidate Ralph Nader lost a grand niece in the Ethiopian Airlines, so naturally he is close to the issue. He came out

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The Il-496, or is it IL-96-400M? What does it mean?

    The Il-496, or is it IL-96-400M? What does it mean?

A product of Western Insanity. 2016 made it very clear to everyone not in America, or NATO, that the entire existence of NATO was not defense, but to influence Russian

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Op-Ed: Is the Boeing 777X Too Big?

    Op-Ed: Is the Boeing 777X Too Big?

It’s not, but people have asked. How big is too big? Many analysts are of the opinion that the “sweet-spot” of the market for widebody airliners is approximately the size

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Op-Ed: WestJet’s Problems Are Not of Its Own Making

    Op-Ed: WestJet’s Problems Are Not of Its Own Making

WestJet’s Shift In Relation to Canada’s Macroeconomic issues One of our Airways big machers, Chris Sloan told me I was Calgarian. He’s close. I grew up in Edmonton. I am

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WestJet Introduces Boeing 787-9 (+Photos)

    WestJet Introduces Boeing 787-9 (+Photos)

A big step for the once single-class, single-type, LCC. The facts Westjet’s 787-9 will all be seating up to 320

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Bernie Reviews: From Seattle To Reykjavik, Icelandair Saga Class

    Bernie Reviews: From Seattle To Reykjavik, Icelandair Saga Class

I’m terribly, terribly, moody. Except, I don’t turn happy all of a sudden. But, oh to be involved in the

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Op-ed: Icelandair’s Fleet Is About To Get More Complex

    Op-ed: Icelandair’s Fleet Is About To Get More Complex

They’d rather it not, but they admit it’s going to be a challenge. During Icelandair’s Mid-Atlantic exhibition last week, Icelandair

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Bernie Reviews: Air France Knocks It Out Of The Park – La Premier Lounge

    Bernie Reviews: Air France Knocks It Out Of The Park – La Premier Lounge

I can’t remember which Garbage video this bar reminds me of, but you know it’s from Version 2.0 No, really.

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Flight Review: Bernie Tests La Premiere. Air France, You Ready?

    Flight Review: Bernie Tests La Premiere. Air France, You Ready?

But this time, I flew it. So you know it’s going to be a Comedy of Muses. I started my

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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

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