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Air France Brings the A380 To Washington, DC

After announcing the launch of the route in November, Air France’s inaugural A380 flight to Washington, DC arrived at Dulles International Airport on 6 June. The A380 aircraft flying to Washington feature 516 seats – 9 first, 80 business, 38 premium economy, and 389 economy. Air France’s original A380s were not equipped with the airline’s premium […]

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Southwest and RNP

Southwest Airlines decided this year to have a presence at EAA AirVenture in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, and I was lucky enough to fly in on Southwest’s special ferry flight from Chicago Midway on 31 July, on one of Southwest’s newest Boeing 737-700s.The airline was offering tours of the aircraft, and was displaying some of the work […]

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Air France’s New Lounge at Dulles

Last Thursday I had the opportunity to visit the opening ceremony for Air France’s new first and business class lounge at Washington-Dulles.  The airport is an important station for the airline, with around 40 years of service.At one point, the airline even flew there with the Concorde. (BA did as well to London.) According to […]

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Spirit’s Post-Strike Sale

The Spirit Airlines strike  has come to an end now that the airline’s pilot’s, represented by the Air Line Pilots Association (ALPA), and management have reached a tentative agreement. The airline is set to resume operations tomorrow after the pilots began striking this past Saturday.Now Spirit’s challenge is to get people flying again, and in […]

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Video Interviews from Low Cost Airlines World

Flightglobal’s Brendan Sobie (and new intern Dan Webb) are in Coral Gables for the annual Low Cost Airlines World conference. The conference is relatively small but most of its attendees are upper-level executives who can provide great insights. There’s also a great diversity in carriers attending – from airlines with long histories (Alaska) to those […]

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