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Sam Chui
GeminiJets Airplane Models – Dec 2020 New Release + Discounts

I have been collecting GeminiJets since they launched 20 years ago! At a depressing time like this, I have found model collecting can really take away some of the... Read More

Sam Chui
Volga-Dnepr Grounds Entire An-124 Fleet

Volga-Dnepr Group has decided to ground, effective immediately, its entire fleet of eight An-124s following a recent incident at Novosibirsk, when one made an emergency... Read More

Sam Chui
IATA: Airlines to see a Significant Turn for the Better in 2021

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced a revised outlook for airline industry performance in 2020 and 2021. Deep industry losses will continue into... Read More

Sam Chui
Stored British Airways B747 Catches Fire in Spain

Today at Castellon airport in Spain, a stored British Airways Boeing 747-400 caught fire. The aircraft, with registration G-CIVD, made a ferried flight for retirement... Read More

One Mile at a Time
Scary: Southern Air 777 Has Stall Incident On Takeoff From JFK

I suppose all's well that ends well, though I still find this to be an interesting story... This incident happened on November 15, 2020, and involves Southern Air flight... Read More

Sam Chui
Singapore Airlines To Offer New Short Haul Economy Class Meal Concept

Singapore Airlines (SIA) and SilkAir will offer a wider range of main courses on flights under 3.5 hours (except Kuala Lumpur, Medan and Penang) from 1 December 2020,... Read More

Sam Chui
EVA Air’s Latest “Flight to Nowhere”: Speed Dating

“Flights to nowhere” have been gaining more popularity, during an era of bordure closures; in turn, these flights have been getting more and more unusual. Thai... Read More

Sam Chui
An Interview with an Asian Captain at United Airlines

Captain Alex Lin immigrated from Hong Kong to the US at 11 years old without speaking a word of English. He is now one of handful Asian captain at United Airlines. He... Read More

Rapid Travel Chai
Joe Cheung and Gideon Today 10 pm EST Join Our 2021 Travel Outlook Livestream Series

Join our 2021 Travel Outlook livestream series with Joe Cheung and Gideon at 10 pm EST on Wenesday, November 18, 2020. The post Joe Cheung and Gideon Today 10 pm EST... Read More

Sam Chui
FAA Approves Boeing 737 MAX Operations

The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has lifted the order that suspended Boeing 737 MAX (-8s and -9s) operations for airlines under its jurisdiction. The move... Read More

Sam Chui
Association of Asia Pacific Airlines Calls on Government to Open Border and Revive Air Travel

With cross border travel effectively grounded, the Assembly of Presidents of the Association of Asia Pacific Airlines (AAPA) focused on survival and continuity during... Read More

Sam Chui
Australian Pilots Becoming Paramedics, Bus and Tram Drivers

The omnipresent pandemic has wreaked havoc on the Australian airline industry, causing massive job cuts and career devastation. In this article, we will explore creative... Read More

Sam Chui
Emirates Confirms Future A380 Deliveries

The world’s largest Airbus A380 operator Emirates is likely to get more out of its superjumbos after the pandemic, when most global airlines are expected to... Read More

Sam Chui
Qantas Spectacular Centenary Flight Over Sydney Harbour

Sydney has commemorated Qantas Airways’ 100-year anniversary by lighting up its iconic Sydney Harbour Bridge as a larger-than-life birthday cake complete with... Read More

Sam Chui
Korean Air to Takeover Asiana Airlines

Korean Air and its parent company Hanjin KAL will acquire Asiana Airlines, with the takeover bid totalling KRW1.8 trillion ($1.62 billion). The takeover is intended to... Read More

Sam Chui
Alaska Airlines B737 Hits Bear on Runway

An Alaska Airlines Boeing 737-700 has been damaged following a collision with a brown bear in Yakutat, Alaska. None of the passengers onboard were injured, but the bear... Read More

Sam Chui
The 2020 Emirates A380 First Class Experience

It was recently my 40th Birthday and I decided to treat myself to a flight as a present to myself. Flying always makes me happy and there’s no better way to celebrate... Read More

Sam Chui
Antonov 124 Runs Off Runway in Siberia After Dual Failures

Severe damage to the left wing, as well as Engine No. 2. Picture: JACDEC The post Antonov 124 Runs Off Runway in Siberia After Dual Failures appeared first on... Read More

Rapid Travel Chai
Seth Miller and Brett Snyder Today 9 pm EST Join Our 2021 Travel Outlook Livestream Series

Join our 2021 Travel Outlook livestream series with Seth Miller and Brett Snyder at 9 pm EST on Thursday, November 12, 2020. The post Seth Miller and Brett Snyder Today... Read More

Sam Chui
Emirates Flies More A380 as ‘Mini-Freighter’ Charter Operations

Emirates SkyCargo has started utilising its Airbus A380 aircraft on select cargo charter operations to transport urgently required cargo across its network. The first... Read More

Sam Chui
Emirates Group Posts $3.8 Billion Loss For Half Year 2020-21

The Emirates Group today announced its half-year results for its 2020-21 (From 1 April to 30 September) financial year. Group: Revenue down 74% to AED 13.7 billion... Read More

Rapid Travel Chai
Marshall Jackson and Julian Kheel Today 9 pm EST Join Our 2021 Travel Outlook Livestream Series

Join our 2021 Travel Outlook livestream series with Marshall Jackson and Julian Kheel at 9 pm EST on Tuesday, November 11, 2020. The post Marshall Jackson and Julian... Read More

Sam Chui
China Airlines to Retire Last Built Boeing 747-400 in Early 2021

China Airlines, one of Taiwan's main international carriers, has put its last four Boeing 747-400 passenger jets up for sale, as part of a plan to retire the model from... Read More

Sam Chui
Hong Kong – Singapore Travel Bubble to Launch on 22nd November

The much-anticipated travel bubble between Hong Kong and Singapore will launch on 22nd November. The program will pave the way for safe resumption of international... Read More

Rapid Travel Chai
Matthew Klint and Jayce Loh Today 9 pm EST Join Our 2021 Travel Outlook Livestream Series

Join our 2021 Travel Outlook livestream series with Matthew Klint of Live and Let's Fly and Jayce Loh of PointsNerd at 9 pm EST on Tue, Nov 10, 2020. The post Matthew... Read More

One Mile at a Time
Spirit Airlines Flight Attendant Goes On Shocking Rant

Usually it's airline passengers acting out of line when it comes to mask compliance on planes, but this time it's the other way around. There's a fine line between... Read More

Sam Chui
Last Flights Out of Berlin Tegel

It was a historic moment, when Berlin’s Tegel airport shut down its lights forever on Sunday. After the city was divided post-war, it was the last step to reduce... Read More

Rapid Travel Chai
2021 Travel Outlook Livestream Series Kicks Off Today 3 pm EST with Gary Leff

Join our 2021 Travel Outlook livestream series, first up Gary Leff of VIew from the Wing at 3 pm EST on Monday, November 9, 2020. The post 2021 Travel Outlook Livestream... Read More

Sam Chui
My Emirates Biometric Path Experience

Emirates has launched biometric path at Dubai International airport (DXB). The contactless airport experience is now open to Emirates passengers travelling from and... Read More

Sam Chui
Singapore Airlines to Retire Seven A380s Amid Record Loss

Singapore Airlines Group has posted a record SG$2.34 billion ($1.74 billion) Q3 loss, forcing the carrier to retire numerous aircraft and reduce other expenses. Running... Read More

Sam Chui
Gulf Carriers Will Be Forced To Redesign Hub-And-Spoke Model Post-Covid

Although traffic across all routes operated by the Gulf carriers has drastically decreased during the pandemic, the volume of connecting traffic has been among the... Read More

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