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#FlybackFriday: The Airbus A350 XWB – Being There At The Maiden Flight

    #FlybackFriday: The Airbus A350 XWB – Being There At The Maiden Flight

TOULOUSE — The first half of 2013 and has certainly been a busy year in the annals of commercial aviation. In January the worldwide fleet of the Boeing 787 Dreamliner was grounded; not taking to the skies again until May. On Valentine’s Day, American Airlines and USAirways announced a blockbuster

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Westjet Inaugurates Boeing 737MAX Service

    Westjet Inaugurates Boeing 737MAX Service

ONTARIO — WestJet (WJ/WJA) of Calgary has become the first Canadian operator of the Boeing 737 MAX next generation airliner, shortly ahead of Air Canada (AC/ACA) which expects its first delivery in November. The first aircraft for Westjet was Boeing 737 MAX 8 C-FRAX f/n 301 which was officially unveiled

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Throwback: American Airlines Boeing 777-300(ER) Inaugural Flight

    Throwback: American Airlines Boeing 777-300(ER) Inaugural Flight

MIAMI – One of the world’s most symbolic airlines has been flying through rough weather for quite some time, causing unease among its frequent travelers, workers, and stakeholders. Yes, American Airlines, worldwide known and seen as ‘AA‘, has been battling against quite a strong headwind that might as well begin

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TAM Airbus A350 XWB: Inaugural Flight to the Americas

    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

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On Board the Inaugural Auckland-Houston Flight with Air New Zealand

    On Board the Inaugural Auckland-Houston Flight with Air New Zealand

MIAMI— New routes mean inaugural flight parties and Air New Zealand stepped up to the plate this week with the launch of service from its hub at Auckland to Houston, Texas. The new route is the longest in the company’s

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Houston: We have a Kiwi – Air New Zealand Launches IAH Service

    Houston: We have a Kiwi – Air New Zealand Launches IAH Service

MIAMI— Air New Zealand touched down at Houston’s Bush Intercontinental Airport this week inaugurating service from Auckland. The new route offers increased capacity between North America and New Zealand and also opens up a number of improved connecting itineraries for

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American Inaugurates New Integrated Operations Center

    American Inaugurates New Integrated Operations Center

MIAMI— Amid all of the changes that have come about as a result of the merger of American Airlines and US Airways, there is now a brand new facility designed to help bridge the gap that still remains between the

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Qatar Airways Launches Service to Miami

    Qatar Airways Launches Service to Miami

MIAMI — Earlier this week, Qatar Airways Flight 777 touched down at Miami International Airport (MIA), operated by a Boeing 777-200LR registered as A7-BBA. The flight inaugurated service between Doha and Miami and positioned Qatar Airways as the first of the

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Frontier adds two new routes from Wilmington, DE: Inaugural report

    Frontier adds two new routes from Wilmington, DE: Inaugural report

MIAMI — I generally feel that way any day I’m flying and getting to do four inaugural flights in one day is even more fun. Add in some weather en route and a bit of a roller coaster landing and

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JetBlue’s First Non-Premium Airbus A321 Flights – Inaugural Flight December 19th

    JetBlue’s First Non-Premium Airbus A321 Flights – Inaugural Flight December 19th

MIAMI — Much of the buzz in the aviation world over the past weekend was generated over a Vimeo video first reported by Jason Rabinowitz of NYCA via JetBlue’s official Vimeo account that detailed the sleek and impressive new interior

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