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Sam Chui
Aviation Analysis: Revival of Fifth Freedom Flights?

Airlines have begun to ramp up their network connectivity at any cost. For what has felt like an age, the roars of the engines are finally starting to be heard again.... Read More

Sam Chui
Starlux Orders 8 Airbus A330neos

Taiwan’s airline STARLUX just ordered eight Airbus A330neos, this makes them the first carrier operating this type of aircraft in the country. Yesterday, Airbus... Read More

Sam Chui
US to End COVID-19 Airport Screening For Int’l Passengers

The US Centers for Disease Control (CDC) is ending COVID-19 screening for international passengers, as the agency seeks to develop more rigorous testing protocols. The... Read More

Rapid Travel Chai
Event 9/12: Travel to Conflict Regions, Hosted by Anshul Singh

Travel to conflict regions, a discussion hosted by Anshul Singh of Points Miles and Bling. Join us Saturday, September 11, 2020, at 1 pm EDT. The post Event 9/12: Travel... Read More

Sam Chui
Lufthansa to Retire All A380 and B747-400 Aircraft

Lufthansa is planning to retire all of its Airbus A380s, the bulk of smaller A340s, and all of its older Boeing 747-400s. The move would be one of the largest fleet... Read More

Sam Chui
The Race to Prepare for COVID Vaccine Transport

As dozens of COVID-19 vaccines around the world enter late-stage human trials, the concept of logistics is finally being addressed. The potential size of vaccine... Read More

Sam Chui
Boeing Finds Manufacturing Flaws with 787 Dreamliner

Boeing has warned of delivery delays, as the manufacturer is investigating yet another 787 Dreamliner production flaw. Over the past year, Boeing has identified three... Read More

Sam Chui
The Race for the First Commercial Flights Between Israel and the UAE

The normalisation of the ties between Israel and the UAE has given rise to significant developments: direct flights, tourism, and business activities (part of the... Read More

Sam Chui
Camping in a Converted ex-Etihad A319

We all know that sleeping on short-haul aircraft is rarely a pleasant experience, but a converted Airbus A319 may change your mind. Apple Camping, located in... Read More

Coworkaholic
Coworking Video Tour: CraftWorks – Mexico City, MX

Today we’ve got a video tour of CraftWorks, a unique and creative space in the Condesa neighborhood in Mexico City! Continue reading Coworking Video Tour:... Read More

One Mile at a Time
Rossiya’s Cool & Surprising New Safety Video

Rossiya is a Russian airline that is an Aeroflot subsidiary. It operates a fleet of over 60 aircraft, on both short haul and long haul routes. Well, the carrier's new... Read More

Sam Chui
Atlas Air B767 Makes Emergency Landing After In-Flight Engine Shut Down

Yesterday, an Atlas Air B767 performed an emergency landing at Honolulu, Hawaii after suffering an in-flight engine shut down. The aircraft in question is a 28.5 year... Read More

Sam Chui
Emirates Received $2 Billion From Dubai Government, Will Fully Restore Staff Salaries

Last week it was revealed that Dubai’s government has put AED7.3 billion ($2bn) into Emirates since March to help its flagship airline sustain operations... Read More

Sam Chui
Opinion: Pricing Isn’t The Key For Air Travel To Return

In recent times, airlines have shown a collective intent to quickly rebuild network connectivity at any cost. To this effect, after what has felt like epochs for some,... Read More

Sam Chui
Aviation Analysis: How Ultra Long-Haul Will Be Accelerated by COVID-19

Speaking at the Australia Pacific Aviation Summit of CAPA, Qantas‘ CEO Alan Joyce said that there will be an even bigger business case for ultra long-haul... Read More

Sam Chui
Thai Airways Opens Aircraft-Themed Restaurant

Thai Airways has opened an airplane-themed restaurant in Bangkok. The establishment is perfect for those who want the choice of “chicken or beef” on the... Read More

Sam Chui
World’s First A321 Freighter Spotted in Qantas Livery

The first Airbus A321P2F (Freighter) has been spotted with its Qantas Freight livery in Singapore. The program allows Airbus A321s that have completed their operational... Read More

Sam Chui
GeminiJets Airplane Models – Sep 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... Read More

One Mile at a Time
Guy Flies United Airlines With Massive Boarding Pass

A TikTok user posted a "life hack" about how to never lose your boarding pass. Apparently the method is to show up at the airport with your boarding pass printed on a... Read More

Sam Chui
The First Airline Antibacterial and Antiviral Crew Uniform

Keyvan Aviation is offering the World's first airline antibacterial and antiviral crew uniform. This outfit can be made available to all flight and ground crew, which... Read More

Sam Chui
French Presidential A330 Suffers Wing Strike in Beirut

The French Presidential Airbus A330 has had its wingtip damaged in a towing accident. The wingtip punctured a hole in a hangar upon impact. The incident allegedly... Read More

Sam Chui
Opinion: Don’t put jobs at risk

The implications of COVID-19 have sent shockwaves throughout the aviation industry, sending a myriad of liquidity-strapped airlines, across the globe, into... Read More

Sam Chui
United, Delta and American Permanently Ditch Change Fees

American Airlines, United and Delta have all eliminated change fees, as COVID-19 uncertainty has seen a rise in last-minute changes. All three announcements came over a... Read More

Sam Chui
FAA Issues Airworthiness Directive For 1,200 Airbus A320 Family

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has issued a new airworthiness directive (AD) for 1,203 Airbus A320 family aircraft with United States registration.... Read More

Rapid Travel Chai
Upcoming Video Interviews for the Week of August 30, 2020

Join our videos for the week of August 30, 2020. Guests Jayce Loh, of Canadian frequent flyer blog PointsNerd, and Romania-based travel blogger Monica Suma. The post... Read More

One Mile at a Time
Hah: University Creates Airline-Style Safety Video

This is kinda cool... As many schools restart in-person classes, there are updated health and safety protocols. Well, Yeshiva University seemingly decided to have a bit... Read More

Sam Chui
Historic Israel UAE Flight Set For TakeOff

Israeli and American officials were set to leave for Abu Dhabi on a historic first El Al flight from Israel to the United Arab Emirates that will fly over Saudi Arabia... Read More

Sam Chui
B767 Suffers Gear Collapse in Bucharest

An Omni Air Boeing 767-300ER suffered a landing gear collapse at Bucharest Baneasa airport. The 24-year-old aircraft, registered N423AX, was operating a charter flight... Read More

Sam Chui
Opinion: Key Factors For Aviation Industry To Rebound

Countries should step up co-ordinated openings of travel routes and health protocols. The United Arab Emirates (except Abu Dhabi) is open for business – and as... Read More

Sam Chui
Air New Zealand to be a Largely Domestic Airline; Posts First Loss in 18 Years

Air New Zealand has said it will largely focus on being a domestic and Trans-Tasman airline, as COVID-19 continues to create major uncertainty of the airline. In its... Read More

Sam Chui
Update on Dubai and Abu Dhabi Entry and Transit Procedures

As I have recently returned to the UAE as a resident, I have received many email queries about the entry requirement. Here are the up-to-date entry and transit... Read More