October 6, 2022
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The History of Commercial Flight – How Global Travel Took off

This is how commercial flights went from being exclusively for the wealthy to the mainstream and affordable option they are today.

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Boeing 747-8 Intercontinental Inaugural Flight

Experience what it was like to be on board Lufthansa’s (LH) inaugural Boeing 747-8i flight exactly 10 years ago today.

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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) to San Francisco, CA (SFO). […]

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September 25, 2011: The First Boeing 787 Dreamliner is Delivered

Editor’s Note: Five Years ago, All Nippon Airways took delivery of its first Boeing 787 Dreamliner. Below is a report was written by Airways Managing Editor & Senior Partner, Chris Sloan, who attended this historic delivery event. In coming weeks, as we approach the 787’s 5th Anniversary of entry-into-service, we will flashback to key moments in […]

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Long Haul on a Short Plane: An Analysis and Trip Report of British Airways JFK-LCY Service [Part Four]

Just joining us? Read part one here…part two here…and part three here! Return Trip Report: London City LCY to New York JFK via Shannon, Ireland SNN After a busy few days in the UK, including a visit to British Airways’ impressive Waterside corporate headquarters and its fascinating Speedbird Heritage Centre Museum, plus a ride on […]

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Long Haul on a Short Plane: An Analysis and Trip Report of British Airways JFK-LCY Service [Part Three]

Just joining us? Read part one here…and part two here! Outbound Trip Report: New York JFK to London City LCY The more I learned about this unique service, the more determined I needed to try it for myself. In this case, I would be flying both outbound and inbound flights as the experience is so […]

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Long Haul on a Short Plane: An Analysis and Trip Report of British Airways JFK-LCY Service [Part Two]

A Service like None Other British Airways’ London City operation is unique in many ways. Two Airbus A318s, outfitted with only 32 custom Club World seats, are used for the crossing. While increasingly unprofitable to operate for most airlines, they’re the only ones left serving North America; the A318’s are perfectly suited to the LCY […]

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Long Haul on a Short Plane: An Analysis and Trip Report of British Airways JFK-LCY Service [Part One]

MIAMI — From 1977- 2003, British Airways’ (BA) Concorde was the ultimate and most exclusive service on the North Atlantic between New York and London, and indeed the world. Making the crossing from JFK to Heathrow in an average flight time of 3 1/2 hours, these exotic, luxurious, glamorous, and famous flights have never been […]

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Mr. Awesome Needs Your Help to Keep Saving Lives

During Calder’s awesome, but very brief seven years and seven days on earth, my little avgeek made the world a better place for all those who knew and loved him. In the last month, he has begun to fulfill a destiny of changing the world. Calder is saving lives by raising pool and electrical safety […]

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“Airways Magazine” Changes Ownership and Joins Far-Reaching Alliance with Airchive

Dear Readers of Airchive, I remember it like it was yesterday: Twenty years ago I was in a Tulsa, Oklahoma hobby shop with my best friend, oddly enough on the day of his wedding. To take our minds off the big event later in the day we stopped into Hobby Lobby to look at some […]

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