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Sam Chui
Xiamen Airlines Boeing 737 skids off runway in Manila

Xiamen Airlines Boeing 737 skids off runway in Manila A Xiamen Airlines Boeing 737-800 skidded off Manila’s runway 24 during a landing in stormy weather on the... Read More

Sam Chui
Neutral Digital – The Future of Aviation VR

I had the pleasure of visiting Neutral Digital at their London studio earlier this month to check out some of their virtual reality experiences. Neutral Digital is an... Read More

Sam Chui
First ACJ320neo rolls out of assembly

First ACJ320neo rolls out of assembly Airbus formed the corporate jet unit in 2007 in order to offer customers around the world aircraft configured in a luxurious,... Read More

One Mile at a Time
Video: Iberia A340 Has Scary Aborted Landing In Quito

The Aviation Herald has the story of what looks like quite a scary go around that happened at Quito Airport on Saturday, August 11, 2018: "An Iberia Airbus A340-600,... Read More

Sam Chui
Pro Tip: Book Saver Award Seats As New Routes Are Announced

Like many other writers, I run a business on the side helping people use their points and miles more effectively. People consistently come to my business expecting me to... Read More

Sam Chui
Analysis: Horizon Dash-8 Q400 stolen from airport and crashed

Analysis: Horizon Dash-8 Q400 stolen from airport and crashed Over the few days, media has been flooded with multiple hundreds of reports about an aircraft that was... Read More

Sam Chui
Cheap Lufthansa First Class airfare from France to Brazil

Cheap Lufthansa First Class airfare from France to Brazil   Lufthansa currently have a great first class excursion round trip fares between France and Brazil!... Read More

TravelUpdate
Does anyone remember the ‘Soviet Concorde’, Tupolev Tu-144?

The Soviet Union had many technological firsts, such as sending both the first man and woman into space. They also had the first supersonic aircraft, with the Tupolev... Read More

Sam Chui
Fly Real United Polaris from $2030 Round Trip RDU-PEK

We have been seeing lots of great fares to Asia from the east coast of the United States recently and I hope that the trend continues. Currently there is a great... Read More

Sam Chui
Heritage Special: The Il-62, Russia’s First Long Haul Jetliner

The history of the Ilyushin Il-62 The Soviet Union had a jetliner (the Tu-104) and a long hauler (the Tu-114 propliner) but it took the Il-62 to be both, bringing the... Read More

Sam Chui
Norwegian Now Charging $400 To Assign First Class Suite Seat Aboard HiFly A380

Last week we wrote about Norwegian leasing HiFly’s A380 to cover some flying for some 787’s from London (LGW) to New York (JFK) and the incredible... Read More

Sam Chui
Air China and Sichuan Airlines receive their first Airbus A350

Air China and Sichuan Airlines receive their first Airbus A350 After vigorously scanning through test documentation and requesting custom tests, Chinese aviation... Read More

Andy's Travel Blog
The full story of my quick trip to Olympic National Park

I'm pretty famous for going to places way too quickly and not spending enough time there. This is one of those trips, but the pictures of Olympic National Park were... Read More

Sam Chui
First Airbus A330-200P2F delivered

First Airbus A330-200P2F delivereD The A330-200F is an aircraft  developed from the popular A330 wide-body jet and can carry 65t of payload over a 7,400km distance.... Read More

TravelUpdate
Have you seen Turkish Airlines cute new Lego safety video?

Turkish Airlines have made a safety video featuring Lego characters from the LEGO® Movie. You will know from a post I have made in the past that I enjoy an unusual... Read More

Sam Chui
JU-Air Ju-52 crashes, killing everyone onboard

JU-Air Ju-52 crashes, killing everyone onboard A Junkers Ju-52 operated by JU-Air has impacted terrain, killing all 20 people onboard. The aircraft, registered as... Read More

TravelUpdate
Does anyone remember the Bristol Brabazon?

The largest airliner that the United Kingdom ever built was the piston powered Bristol Brabazon. Featuring a wingspan greater than a Boeing 747, it was truly something... Read More

Sam Chui
What’s it like to fly the Antonov 140?

The Antonov An-140 is a turboprop regional airliner, designed by the Antonov ASTC bureau as a successor to the Antonov An-24, with... Read More

Sam Chui
Fly BUSINESS Class from East Coast to Soul from $1072 O/W $2182 R/T

Airlines typically gouge its customers for flying one way. They tack on an even more egregious percentage when your trying fly one way in a premium cabin. It’s not... Read More

Sam Chui
Boeing struggles with 737 deliveries

Boeing struggles with 737 deliveries The 737 is Boeing’s primary money maker. With 50 years of history and over 14,000 orders since it’s maiden flight in... Read More

Sam Chui
Review: Flydubai B737 MAX 8

Flydubai is the first operator of Boeing 737 MAX 8 in the Middle East region. Their B737 MAX features fully flat Business Class and new Economy Class. Currently Flydubai... Read More

Sam Chui
Fly FIRST CLASS Suite On Board Hi Fly’s A380 from $614.90 One Way for Norwegian

Hi Fly is a charter airline that has a fleet of Airbus aircraft. Hi-Fly’s planes have been leased out airlines that have been struggling due to the Rolls Royce 787... Read More

Sam Chui
Trip Report: Ukraine Grand Aviation Tour

This is a photo trip report of the highly successful Ukraine Grand Aviation Tour which took place in late July 2018. Tour Highlights Ramp tour at Antonov facility. Fly... Read More

Sam Chui
Bombardier receives certification for increased capacity Q400

Bombardier receives certification for increased capacity Q400 Bombardier has received certification for their 90 seat Q400, making it the first commercial turboprop to... Read More

Sam Chui
United Airlines Everyday Awards Are Causing A Saver Level Domestic Failure

  Recently I found myself booking an award seat from Tokyo to South Florida in a premium cabin for early June 2019. Conventional wisdom has taught me that when you... Read More

One Mile at a Time
Turkish Airlines’ New LEGO Safety Video Is Brilliant

Nowadays airlines put quite a bit of effort into their safety videos. Rather than just making them informational and boring to the point that people tune out, they try... Read More

Sam Chui
Aeromexico E190 crashes during departure

Aeromexico E190 crashes during departure An Aeromexico Embraer E190 was departing Durango as AM2431 when the pilots decided to abort the takeoff, sending the... Read More

Sam Chui
First Airbus A350-900ULR for Singapore Airlines rolls out of the paint hangar

First Airbus A350-900ULR for Singapore Airlines rolls out of the paint hangar The first Airbus A350-900ULR (Ultra Long Range) for Singapore Airlines has rolled out of... Read More

One Mile at a Time
I’m Living For This Air Belgium Business Class Video Review

Air Belgium is the new airline operating flights between Charleroi and Hong Kong, in addition to operating some charter flights on behalf of other airlines. I had the... Read More

Sam Chui
Fly Delta Air Lines New Premium Select From $863 Round Trip From Florida – Beijing

Premium Economy is largely a new product for many airlines. The very first airline to ever introduce a premium economy cabin was EVA Airlines in 1992. Ever since then... Read More

Sam Chui
Embraer sends E190-E2 to Africa

Embraer sends E190-E2 to Africa With the Farnborough Air Show proving to be successful for Embraer, the Profit Hunter is out to strike again, this time targeting Africa.... Read More