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Trip Report: United Airlines 737-900ER (First Class) Los Angeles to Chicago

September 16, 2017 Hub Writers 0

With a surprise upgrade courtesy of my uncle, my brothers and I were able to enjoy a first class ride home from a weekend getaway to Los Angeles, California. Flight Information: Airline: United Airlines flight […]

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Austrian Airlines To Launch Premium Economy Class

September 7, 2017 John McDermott 0

Austrian Airlines has announced that it will introduce a premium economy cabin starting on March 6 of next year. Premium economy tickets can be booked now for all of Austrian’s long haul flights. “The new […]

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Air Transat Sued For Falsely Advertising Non-Stop Flights to Mexico

September 4, 2017 John McDermott 1

A Vancouver law firm has filed a class action lawsuit against Air Transat over its so-called “Mexican Game”. The airline is accused of falsely advertising a Mexico-Canada route as nonstop even though it routinely makes […]

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Trip Report: China Airlines A330-300 Economy Class, Tokyo – Taipei

August 23, 2017 Nick McGowan 0

There are nine carriers operating between Tokyo and Taipei, most of them operating between Tokyo’s Narita International Airport and Taipei’s Taoyuan International Airport. Of the four largest carriers operating the route (Japan’s ANA and Japan […]

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Alaska Airlines to introduce new Gogo 2Ku satellite Wi-Fi

August 22, 2017 Max Trimm 0

In a press release Tuesday morning, Alaska Airlines announced that they have selected the next-generation Gogo “2Ku” satellite Wi-Fi across their entire mainline fleet, including the Airbus aircraft being inherited from Virgin America. Gogo’s 2Ku […]

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Vistara Promises No Middle Seat to Solo Female Passengers

August 1, 2017 Nick McGowan 0

Delhi, India-based Vistara has promised its solo female passengers an aisle or window seat assignment, as well as baggage and ground transportation assistance upon arrival under its #VistaraWomanFlyer program to ensure the safety of female […]

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Lufthansa to Fly A350 On Hong Kong-Munich Route

July 31, 2017 John McDermott 0

On September 13, Lufthansa will upgrade its Hong Kong-Munich service to an Airbus A350-900. The plane will take over for the A340-600 that currently serves the route. Lufthansa took delivery of this aircraft in December […]

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U.S. Court of Appeals Orders FAA to Investigate Seat Size

July 30, 2017 John McDermott 0

The United States Court of Appeals for Washington D.C., or D.C. District Court, has ordered the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to review its stance on airline seat size. It also urged the administration to review […]

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Peru and Fraport announce Lima airport expansion

July 28, 2017 David Xian 0

One of South America’s fastest growing airports is looking to further increase its growth. Lima Airport Partners -a Fraport AG owned company- announced earlier this week its plans for a $1.5 billion dollar expansion of […]

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TSA Requires Separate Screening For All Electronics “Bigger Than A Cell Phone”

July 26, 2017 John McDermott 0

The Transportation Security Agency (TSA) is an American security agency aimed at, like its name implies, keeping America’s massive transport services secure. The TSA is at its most noticeable in American airports. You know, they’re […]

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JetBlue Expands Mint to Seattle, Las Vegas, More Caribbean Destinations

July 17, 2017 Max Trimm 0

Monday morning, New York-based JetBlue Airways announced expansion plans for it’s “Mint” product, a premium experience created to rival the transcontinental first classes of legacy carriers such as American’s specialized transcontinental fleet of Airbus A321’s, […]

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Trip Report: Turkish Airlines Economy Class, Jeddah – Istanbul

July 10, 2017 Hub Writers 0

 Turkish Airlines is one of the world’s top-ranked airlines in terms of service and size. Today, our contributing writer Omer Alamin writes about his experience flying one of their Airbus widebody aircraft from Jeddah in […]

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Travel Update: US Electronics Ban Lifted from Etihad, Emirates, Turkish flights

July 6, 2017 Nick McGowan 0

Multiple news agencies and airlines have announced that strengthened security procedures at airports across the Middle East have led toward airlines having the United States’ electronics ban being lifted on their flights. Etihad Airways was […]

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AirAsia Shuttle Bus Hits Nok Air Jet

July 3, 2017 Hub Writers 0

An AirAsia shuttle bus collided with a parked Nok Air plane at Don Mueang Airport (BMK) in Bangkok at 10:55pm (22:55) on Saturday. No injuries were reported. In a statement, Nok Air said that its […]

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KLM Offers Flight Data Over Twitter

June 11, 2017 Hub Writers 0

In a step to make their customer service completely automated, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines has expanded services to Twitter and WeChat. Starting last Tuesday (June 6, 2017), passengers can request booking confirmation, view check-in information, […]

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24 Hours of Chaos at Hong Kong International Airport

May 25, 2017 Nick McGowan 0

The weather on May 24th was bad to say the least in Hong Kong, with the  government raising its rainstorm warning signal to the highest level. Before any incidents occurred, over 100 flights were delayed […]

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After 16 Year Hiatus, KLM To Resume Service to Mumbai

May 15, 2017 Hub Writers 0

Starting on October 29, 2017, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines is resuming Amsterdam-Mumbai service. It has been 16 years since KLM last served its route. Mumbai will be the airline’s second destination in India after Delhi. […]

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The Next-Generation on Southwest: San Francisco – Phoenix – San Francisco

May 9, 2017 Hub Writers 0

In this trip report, our writer Harrison F compares Southwest’s products on their Boeing 737-700s and Boeing 737-800s. Southwest Flight 1758: San Francisco International Airport to Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport Boeing 737-800SSW N8694E L/N 6013 […]