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    Will the Airline Industry Evolve or Die After the Black Swan-ish Disruption?

    Airline stocks saw a double digit gains today as the Coronavirus relief bill is expected to get approved by the government soon to help shield the carriers. Will there be any chance for industry consolidation in the near future? Here's an analysis on the aviation industry during the Coronavirus...
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    American Airlines’ downbeat outlook leaves airline sector in the red

    AA has cut down its total revenue per available seat mile (TRASM) growth guidance to approx. 1-3% from the previous growth guidance of approx. 1.5-3.5%, citing the lower than anticipated domestic yields. https://news.alphastreet.com/american-airlines-trims-outlook-airline-stocks-down/
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    Did This Man Really Break The Plane With His Butt?

    A recent video uploaded by an airline passenger is making the rounds on the internet now, having been picked up by the wildly popular Facebook page: The LAD bible. In a nutshell, the passenger was flying back to his home in LA. Apparently his seat was next to an emergency exit hatch, which is...
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    Heart-warming examples of airlines with father-daughter pilot teams

    China Eastern Yunnan Airlines was placed under the media spotlight this week, after two employees became the very first ‘father-daughter’ pilot team in the airline’s history. And while this might be the first ‘father-daughter’ pilot team for China Eastern Yunnan...
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    PHOTOS: Etihad Airways inaugural flight to Washington, D.C.

    Etihad Airways has commenced non-stop daily flights between Abu Dhabi and Washington, D.C., creating the first direct air link between the two capitals. Check out the images here, including the traditional water cannon salute at Washington Dulles International Airport...
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    PHOTOS: First look at Airbus A350 XWB with Rolls-Royce Trent XWB engines

    Airbus has installed on the first flight-test A350 XWB (MSN001) its two flight-ready Rolls-Royce Trent XWB engines and is also installing the new Honeywell HGT1700 auxiliary power unit (APU) at Airbus’ production facilities in Toulouse (France). Check out the images here...
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    World's 10 Best Long-Haul Airlines

    I've started an airline blog and one of the first things I've written about is the results of Which? magazine's airline passenger survey for this year, which ranks the world's best long-haul airlines (from a list of airlines that serve the UK). What is interesting is that none of the UK...