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Folded Wings: the Last Douglas DC-10 Passenger Flight

Experience the McDonnell Douglas DC-10’s last passenger flight after nearly forty-three years of service.

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9 Ways to Stay Entertained While Traveling 

Here are nine ways to keep yourself entertained while on a long flight.

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Checklist to Avoid Problems Flying This Year

As things get back to normal, more and more people are taking to the skies to see friends and family.

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Starhustling with SOFIA: A 747SP Star is Reborn — Part Three

In Part One of Starhustling with SOFIA: A 747SP Star is Reborn, we talked about the NASA program and its unique Boeing 747SP, originally built to carry passengers on ultra-long haul routes but is now used to carry the world’s only flying infrared astronomy laboratory and flying infra-red telescope. http://airways.news/traveler/stargazing-sofia-747sp-part-one/ In Part two of Starhustling with SOFIA: […]

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Starhustling with SOFIA: A 747SP Star is Reborn — Part Two

In Part One of Starhustling with SOFIA: A 747SP Star is Reborn, we talked about the NASA program and its unique Boeing 747SP, originally built to carry passengers on ultra-long haul routes but is now used to carry the world’s only flying infrared astronomy laboratory and flying infra-red telescope. Starhustling with SOFIA: A 747SP Star is […]

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Starhustling with SOFIA: A 747SP Star is Reborn — Part One

I have a confession to make. I have never had much interest in astronomy or space, even to the degree that I avoid science fiction. I realize in many aviation circles, this makes me some sort of heretic. I am an AvGeek of course; I just tend to appreciate flight more at 30,000 feet rather […]

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Onboard the SWISS CSeries Inaugural Revenue Flight

PARIS — Today eight years after the program first launched, those onboard SWISS flight LX638 from Zurich to Paris Charles de Gaulle had the opportunity to be the first revenue passengers of the Bombardier CSeries CS100 — likely one of the two last all-new clean sheet aircraft to be designed and built in the west to enter service […]

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TAM Airbus A350 XWB: Inaugural Flight to the Americas

MIAMI — Over the last decade, Brazil has experienced an unprecedented period of “Boom and Bust.” In the earlier part of the decade, the country experienced an unbridled economic expansion driven by the global run-up in the demand for its commodities. Economic prosperity and the international spotlight followed – peaking perhaps with all the global acclaim […]

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From Russia (and Italy) with Amor: Interjet’s Experience with the Superjet SSJ 100 and Trip Report

MIAMI — As happens with many AvGeeks, Russian-built aircraft have long held a certain fascination with me. It wasn’t that long ago, from my home-base in Miami, that Aeroflot’s IL-62s could be seen and heard shrieking across South Florida skies. Nearby Opa-locka Airport is home to several Russian freighters, namely AN-12s and a handful of […]

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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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