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Sometimes It Feels Like We All Work For the Government . . .

The Airlines Work for Uncle Sam

http://mises.ca/posts/articles/the-airlines-work-for-uncle-sam/

Air Canada was originally a crown corporation (i.e., government-owned) until privatized in 1988. A little research into Nav Canada and you’ll realize that “fly-over” charges to airlines is also a factor in the ticket price you pay.

Blind Fury

Delta to Retire 747's

Delta has announced they will be retiring their 747’s which they got with the Northwest merger. It is sad because the 747 is one awesome aircraft and when launched, changed aircraft forever! 26 more words

Travel Planning

Vacancy: 36,000 Job Openings In Africa's Aviation Industry

Opportunities exist for 36,000 Africans in the aviation industry in the next 20 years, a new report has suggested.

According to the report by American aircraft maker, Boeing , Africa will be needing 17,000 commercial airline pilots and 19,000 maintenance technicians between now and 2033, as the global aviation industry continue to experience strong growth. 197 more words

Technology

Growing demand for travel, mostly in developing nations, to pose safety challenge for airlines

By Scott Mayerowitz

More travellers are flying than ever before, creating a daunting challenge for airlines: keep passengers safe in an ever more crowded airspace. 895 more words

Travel

Chris Selley: Dear airlines, give me something cheaper than 'economy'

“WestJet Airlines Ltd. reported record profit on Tuesday thanks to higher fares and the successful rollout of a new regional carrier ,” the Financial Post… 870 more words

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Come Fly With Me

I am no stranger to air travel. In fact, I just got back from a quick trip to Texas . On this last trip I’ve noticed airlines are becoming very a la carte. 737 more words

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