October 2016




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More Trouble for Airberlin…

You may have heard that Airberlin has really been in the dumps financially recently, with them consistently losing money and having to lease 40 of their planes to Lufthansa’s Eurowings division to make some money….


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Aviation Trivia #85

Did you know that the initial version of the 737 (the 737-100) could seat only 85 people? Newer variants can now seat well more than double that.


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British Airways Announces New Orleans-London Route

British Airways has the most expansive US network of any European carrier, flying 23 destinations throughout the United States. In addition to more obvious destinations, such as New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, Dallas, and Miami,…



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Great Sichuan Airlines Fares from Los Angeles

As I wrote about here, Chinese airline Sichuan Airlines will be launching flights between Los Angeles and Chengdu (with a stop in the Chinese city of Hangzhou) this Monday, having just put the route on…


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You Know You’re a Travel/Aviation Geek When…

Some of you may remember that, a couple months ago, JetBlue published a list entitled “Ten Things Only an AvGeek Would Understand.” That got me thinking about all of the various quirks of this travel/aviation…