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Sam Chui
Risk of COVID-19 Exposure on Planes

United Airlines says the risk of COVID-19 exposure onboard its aircraft is "virtually non-existent" after a new study finds that when masks are worn there is only a... Read More

Sam Chui
Newcomer Vietravel Airlines Set to Launch in December

Vietravel, a large Vietnamese tourism operator, has received approval to launch its airline in December. Despite Vietnam’s severe travel restrictions, Vietravel... Read More

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Qatar Airways Flies Breast Cancer Awareness Ribbon Over Doha

A Qatar Airways Boeing 787 has drawn the iconic pink breast cancer ribbon in the skies above Doha. Operated by an all-female flight crew, Flight QR9901 is aimed at... Read More

Sam Chui
Emirates to Reinstate A380 Shower Spa, Onboard Lounge and Premium Services

Emirates has confirmed that it will be resuming much of its premium services that were initially suspended due to COVID-19. The Iconic A380 Onboard Lounge and Shower Spa... Read More

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This is Luxury! A Flight on Comlux 767BBJ Private Jet

This is the 2020 super luxury private jet flying experience. Imagine having the whole plane to yourself without sharing! I was the first passenger invited to try out the... Read More

Sam Chui
737 MAX Declared Safe to Fly by EASA Chief

The Executive Director of the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has expressed confidence in Boeing’s 737 MAX airworthiness, saying that the design changes... Read More

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Air New Zealand, Qantas Launch Trans-Tasman “Travel Bubble”

Air New Zealand is preparing to commence operations under a one-way “Safe Travel Zone” – often called the Trans-Tasman Travel Bubble. The airline will... Read More

Sam Chui
AerCaribe AN-32 Veers Off Runway at Peru

An Aer Caribe Antonov An-32 veered off the runway at Iquitos Airport, Peru. AerCaribe states that the aircraft, registered OB-2120P, was performing a cargo flight from... Read More

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Lufthansa to Deploy A350-900s to Frankfurt Hub Over Winter

Lufthansa announced today, during a press release, that this winter they will deploy four of their currently parked Airbus A350-900s to their hub in Frankfurt. Until the... Read More

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United A320 Suffers Damage from Hail Strike

A United Airlines Airbus A320-200 has returned to Chicago O’Hare with numerous windshield cracks, after the aircraft was struck by hail on climb. The 20-year-old... Read More

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Latest Update on Emirates First and Business Class Lounges in Dubai

I recently flew with Emirates and visited their Dubai lounge. Here are the latest updates on the lounge scene. Emirates Business Class lounge is currently open in... Read More

Sam Chui
Trip Report: What’s Changed on Emirates Flight?

I recently flew with Emirates for the first time since the pandemic, let's have a look at what's changed onboard with Emirates. Video: Latest Emirates Flight Offering My... Read More

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Airbus Delivered 57 Airplanes in September

Airbus delivered 57 commercial airplanes in September 2020, versus 71 aircraft over the same period in 2019, making it their most successful month of the year until now.... Read More

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JFK’s new Lounge, Japan & an App That Proves You’re Healthy.

Jake shares an embarrassing moment of lost patience before diving into news about the new Flagship Centurion lounge at JFK, an app that proves you’re healthy and... Read More

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Airbus Delivers 10,000th A320 Family Aircraft

Just eight years since delivering the 5000th A320 family aircraft, Airbus has handed over MSN 10,000 during a handover ceremony in Toulouse, France. Standing proud in... Read More

Sam Chui
Behind the Scenes of British Airways Final B747 Flight

British Airways‘ final two Boeing 747-400s have made their last flights from Heathrow Airport, marking the end of an era for the iconic jet. As G-CIVB and G-CIVY... Read More

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Interview with Air Arabia CEO Adel Ali on COVID-19 Changes to the Airline Industry

Air Arabia was the first low cost airline in the Middle East region since 2003. Affected by large-scale border shutdowns Air Arabia was the only airline managed to... Read More

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FAA Orders Modifications on B767 & B747 Fuel Tank Systems

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) yesterday issued two new Airworthiness Directives (AD) for Boeing 767 and 747 fuel tank systems, to prevent the risk of... Read More

Sam Chui
Airbus Corporate Jets Launches ACJ TwoTwenty Business Jet

Airbus Corporate Jets has launched the ACJ TwoTwenty business jet, creating a whole new market segment “The Xtra Large Bizjet. The ACJ TwoTwenty is a clean-sheet... Read More

Sam Chui
Updated: Flying Emirates To Dubai and Transit Dubai Requirements

Take a COVID‑19 PCR test: If Dubai is your final destination, you must take a negative COVID‑19 PCR test 96 hours before departure and bring the certificate... Read More

Sam Chui
Discussion: How To Restore Customer Confidence in Air Travel?

The aviation industry is still reeling from the devastating effects of the pandemic, causing widespread uncertainty. Many governments across the globe are still... Read More

Sam Chui
Five Useful Tips To Help You Travel During The COVID Pandemic

I have travelled and flown a few times, both domestically and internationally, in the last 3 months, as soon as travel restrictions began to ease. Here are some useful... Read More

Sam Chui
Trip Report: Flying With Etihad During Pandemic

As part of the launch for my new book (Air747) I recently travelled from Abu Dhabi to Athens, on Etihad. Video of My Flight COVID-19 PCR Test to Fly A COVID-19 PCR Test... Read More

Sam Chui
Boeing to End 787 Production in Everett, Consolidate 787 Production in South Carolina

As the airline industry continues to address the impact of COVID-19, The Boeing Company said today it will consolidate production of 787 jets at its facility... Read More

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Unsung Heroes: A Day in the Life of an Aviation Rescue Firefighter

If you’ve ever seen airport firefighters, chances are they were doing a water cannon salute. Despite their somewhat elusive presence, Aviation Rescue Firefighters... Read More

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Etihad CEO Tony Douglas on Merger Rumours, A380’s Demise and Israel flights

Tony Douglas, Etihad Airways’ CEO, has once again shot down rumours of a potential merger with Emirates Airline and said that he does not believe the A380 will be... Read More

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Rex Secures Ex-Virgin Australia B737s For Inter-City Flights

Australia’s Regional Express (Rex) has secured six ex-Virgin Boeing 737-800 NG aircraft for its upcoming capital city flights. Last night, two Letters of Intent... Read More

Sam Chui
Singapore Airlines Opens Restaurant Onboard A380

Singapore Airlines will convert one of its Airbus A380-800s into a restaurant in October. Dubbed “Restaurant A380 @Changi,” the unique pop-up experience will... Read More

Sam Chui
Flying The World’s Biggest TurboProp Antonov An-22

This is a photo trip report of flying the world's largest turboprop - Antonov An-22. An-22 is not only the biggest turboprop aircraft in the world but it is the FIRST... Read More

Sam Chui
Exclusive: A Day In The Life Of Air Traffic Controller

While pilots, cabin crew and their aircraft may be grounded, a group of professionals continue to work every hour, every day. Air Traffic Controllers provide a critical... Read More

Sam Chui
IATA Calls for Systematic COVID-19 Testing Before Departure

As the era of COVID-safe travel dawns, testing is likely to be a key factor in the safe resumption of international travel. The implementation of rapid, accurate,... Read More

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