May 2017

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Aviation Trivia #108

Did you know that the shortest flight in the world operates between the islands of Westray to Papa Westray in the Orkney islands in the north of Scotland? The flight is operated by the Scottish…


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Aviation Trivia #107

Did you know that the KLM is the oldest airline in the world? Founded in 1919, it will celebrate its 100th anniversary in year after next. The airline to come closest to KLM’s record, founded…



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WestJet Stages Enormous Light Show in the Desert

Airline marketing is something that is genuinely hard to get right. Some airlines excel at it (like Royal Jordanian) and some, well, not so much (examples include Air India’s Sad-men-in-the-lounge photo shoot, American’s oddly nonsensical…


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A Little Update on the Blog…

Some of you may have noticed my posting frequency going down a bit recently. This is because I’ve been a bit busy lately (with, you know, the real world ) and have should get busier…


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Aviation Trivia #106

Did you know that United Airlines was the only airline in the US to operate the Sud Aviation Caravelle? United operated 20 of the French-built regional airliner and operated them for only a decade before…



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Next Stop: Europe on Condor!

As I wrote about yesterday, American Express will be cutting their awesome 50% premium airfare rebate down to a 35% points credit. Since my family has a large quantity of stored up American Express Membership…