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EU To Add United States and 5 Other Countries To Safe Travel List

The EU approved a proposal to allow vaccinated tourists from outside the European Union to visit this summer. They also voted to relax the criteria and release a new... Read More

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Emirates Group Reports $6.0 Billion Loss, Worst in History

The Emirates Group today announced its first year of loss in over 30 years caused by a significant drop in revenue, fully attributed to the impact of COVID-19 related... Read More

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Air France to Significantly Increase Flights and Brings Back 22 Planes

France reopened its borders this week to vaccinated Americans after more than a year of travel restrictions. Air France will offer service to Paris-Charles de Gaulle... Read More

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Lufthansa to deploy B747 and A350 to Palma de Mallorca, Spain

Due to a significant increase in booking demand for flights to Palma de Mallorca. Lufthansa will be deploying B747-8 and A350 from Frankfurt and Munich to Palma de... Read More

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SAUDIA Special “Year of Arabic Calligraphy” Livery on its Boeing 787

Saudi Arabian Airlines (Saudia), the national flag carrier of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, joined hands with the Ministry of Culture to celebrate the “Year of Arabic... Read More

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New Airline World2fly Received First A350

World2fly is the new long-haul airline recently founded by the Spanish hotel company Iberostar, which has taken delivery of the first of two A350-900s on lease from Air... Read More

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Qatar Airways Halts A350 Deliveries With Paint Issue

Qatar Airways has paused deliveries on Airbus A350 aircraft, citing a flaw in which surfaces below the paint are degrading “at an accelerated rate.” The Gulf carrier... Read More

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France and Spain to Welcome Vaccinated Visitors This Week

France to Open from 9 June In May, the president of France announced that the country would welcome vaccinated tourists outside of the EU from 9 June, 2021. France will... Read More

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GeminiJets Airplane Models – June 2021 New Release + Discounts

I have been collecting GeminiJets since they launched 20 years ago! During depressing times like these, I have found that model collecting can really take away some of... Read More

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United to Buy Boom Supersonic Jets

United Airlines today announced a commercial agreement with Boom Supersonic to add supersonic aircraft to its global fleet. The carrier announced Thursday it’s buying... Read More

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American Airlines Boeing 737 Hits Light Pole

On 28th May, an American Airlines Boeing 737-800 hit a light pole at Dallas Fort Worth Airport (DFW) USA while taxing to the runway. The 11-year-old aircraft, with... Read More

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Lufthansa to Re-Open First Class Lounge at Frankfurt

In response to the rising booking figures, Lufthansa is using this as an opportunity to reopen the Lufthansa First Class Lounge in Terminal 1 of Frankfurt Airport... Read More

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Trip Report: Flying JSX – A Semi Private Experience

I traveled on JSX from Las Vegas to Dallas last week. This is a review of flying JSX. JSX is a FAA part 135 charter operator, not an airline. I was able to check-in... Read More

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Rolls-Royce Opens World’s Largest and Smartest Engine Testbed 80

Rolls-Royce has officially opened Testbed 80, the world’s largest and smartest indoor aerospace testbed on 27 May. The completion of the project is a major milestone... Read More

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Trip Report: Breeze Airways Inaugural Flight

Reported by Chris Sloan - After two years in the making, David Neeleman’s Breeze Airways finally launched into the skies on Thursday becoming the nation’s sixth... Read More

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Video: Hotel Owner Kicks Out “Dumb Democrat”

A Facebook user named Jennifer shares an unbelievable experience she had over spring break at the Crown Choice Inn & Suites in Mackinaw City, Michigan. According to... Read More

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Belarus Releases ATC Transcript of Ryanair B737 Diversion Incident

On 23 May, a Ryanair Boeing 737 has been intercepted by a MiG-29 fighter jet, being diverted to Minsk and an opposition activist has been detained upon arrival. Flight... Read More

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Air France Cancels Moscow Flight After Russia Refuses to Accept Belarus Bypass

Air France cancelled a Paris-Moscow flight on Wednesday after Russia failed to approve a new route bypassing Belarus, reported by Reuters. Air France flight AF1154 was... Read More

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FAA Downgrades Mexico Air Safety Rating

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) today announced that the Government of Mexico does not meet International Civil... Read More

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Ryanair B737 Divert to Belarus After Intercepted by MiG-29 Fighter Jet

A Ryanair Boeing 737 has been intercepted by a MiG-29 fighter jet, and diverted to Minsk, detaining an opposition activist on arrival. Flight FR4978 from Athens to... Read More

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EU Approves Plan to Allow Vaccinated Visitors and Countries With Low COVID-19 Infection Rates

The EU approved a proposal to allow vaccinated tourists from outside the European Union to visit this summer. They also voted to relax the criteria and release a new... Read More

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Breeze Airways Announces Routes and Service from 16 Cities

Breeze Airways, the new “Seriously Nice” U.S. carrier from JetBlue founder David Neeleman, today unveiled its debut network, comprising 39 nonstop routes between 16... Read More

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SIA Group Reports Record $4.3 Billion Loss – The Worst in its History

The Singapore Airlines (SIA) Group’s passenger traffic (measured in revenue passenger-kilometres) shrank 97.9% in the financial year ended 31 March 2021 from a year... Read More

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Iceland’s PLAY Air to Launch Flights in June

New Icelandic carrier PLAY Air has begun ticket sales, with their first flight scheduled for June. Flying to seven destinations across Europe initially, PLAY will expand... Read More

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Singapore, Hong Kong Call Off Air Travel Bubble Again

Singapore and Hong Kong announced on Monday (17 May) that the two Asian cities would once again postpone a travel bubble as COVID-19 cases surge in Singapore. The latest... Read More

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A Special Rescue Flight – Flying 7 Lions on Qatar Airways B777

A mission like this - "Once in a blue moon". Last month, I followed the transportation of seven rescued lions from the Ukraine to South Africa by Qatar Airways Cargo.... Read More

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Air New Zealand B787 Children’s Flight Drew a Giant Kiwi in the Sky

Air New Zealand’s charity has taken a special group of children on a mystery flight adventure. Koru Care, a charity established to give children with illnesses or... Read More

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New Amenity Kits for American Airlines

American Airlines will introduce new onboard amenity kits for premium cabin customers in partnership with FORMIA, the international guest amenity and hospitality... Read More

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Mid-air Collision on Key Lime Air Metroliner and SR-22

A Key Lime Air Swearingen Metroliner SA226TC and a private Cirrus SR-22 collided in midair approximately four miles north of Centennial Airport in Denver, Colorado,... Read More

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Qantas to Push Back International Flights

Australian flag carrier Qantas said it would be forced to push back any planned international flights to at least the end of the year due to the country’s revised... Read More

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Antonov AN-124 Overran Runway at Sao Paulo

According to Avherald, An Antonov Airlines Antonov AN-124, registration UR-82007 performing flight ADB-3829 from Paramaribo (Suriname) to Sao Paulo Guarulhos (Brazil)... Read More

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