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Aviation Trivia #115

Did you know that the Boeing 777-8x and -9X (members of Boeing’s 777X series, the next generation of the 777 family) will have such large wingspans that they will feature folding wingtips? The outermost 11…

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Hi Fly To Acquire Two A380s

In June, Singapore Airlines retired from service the first A380 to operate a commercial flight, a ten-year-old aircraft with the registration 9V-SKA. Singapore had leased the aircraft from Dr. Peters Group (a somewhat obscure German…



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Swiss’s New Talking Planes Video

Swiss just retired their last Avro RJ-100, a four-engined regional aircraft Swiss or its predecessor company Crossair have operated (Crossair was the regional subsidiary of the former Swiss flag carrier Swissair, which went out of…



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Aviation Trivia #113

Did you know that US Airways began its life under the name All American Airways in 1939? All American changed their name to Allegheny Airlines in 1953, Allegheny becoming one of the largest carriers in…




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Alaska’s New Double Miles Promotion

You’ve got to love Alaska’s Mileage Plan frequent flyer program. Mileage Plan is a huge part of what makes Alaska a great airline, with the being an example of Alaska’s broader commitment to making their…