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Minding the Gap: Boeing Readies the Transition into the 777X Program with an Enhanced 777-300ER

MIAMI— As Boeing celebrates 20 years since the 777 entered service, the Boeing 777 program has been one of the most successful in the history of the company. During the last ten years, it has been the best-selling widebody with over 1,866 orders, 1,296 aircraft in service —including 25 units sold this year—and almost 1300 […]

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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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A Video Tribute to Calder Sloan

Dear Family & Friends, Our wonderful 2CMedia family produced the most awesome video tribute to Calder. Under the leadership of our first employee (and family member) Adam Cronan, they went above and beyond in producing something that goes far beyond the typical slideshow. We showed it at his Memorial Service and there were many smiles […]

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Saying Goodbye to Our Little AvGeek, Mr. Awesome

Dear friends and family in the aviation industry: As many of you know Carla, Caleb, and I and our family lost our incredible, big hearted, and brilliant 7-year old son Calder “Mr. Awesome” Sloan on Sunday. He passed away due to a tragic and bizarre accident. Calder was an AvGeek from the beginning. He was […]

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A History of Boeing’s Everett Plant Part 2: The 747 Crisis and Development of the 767

MIAMI — Welcome to part two of our multi-part epoch on the fascinating history of the Boeing Everett plant. We will be rolling the series out over the next month, so sit back, grab a glass of your favorite beverage, and enjoy the read. Did you miss part one? Don’t worry, we’ve got your back: READ […]

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Onboard Report: American Airlines Inaugurates Airbus A319 Service – First Entirely New Type Since 777 in 1999.

DALLAS — A little over 2 years after American Airlines shocked the industry with the  largest order of commercial aircraft in history, American inaugurated its Airbus A319 service Monday morning September 16th with flight 1728 departing Dallas/Ft. Worth for Charlotte. With DFW and Charlotte being American and USAirways largest hubs respectively in terms of market-share, this […]

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Miami Is Boeing’s “Sim City”: Company Relocates Flight Training To Miami from Seattle

MIAMI — Miami is now Boeing’s “Sim City” but Airchive’s home base has always been an aviation hub dating back to the early days of the industry. Hallowed names like Pan Am, National, Eastern, Glenn Curtis, Rich International, and Air Florida have played pivotal roles in South Florida and the world’s aviation industry. Today, Miami […]

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Interjet Receives The First Sukhoi SuperJet 100

MIAMI — Mexican LCC Interjet has received the first Superjet 100, at its headquarters in Toluca, Mexico the airline announced. Interjet becomes the first airline in the Western Hemisphere to take delivery of the Russian-built aircraft. The aircraft routed via KEF-YYR-BGR-TLC. The SSJ joins the airline’s 39 Airbus A320-200 already in service. The aircraft will be officially […]

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