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Carlsbad-based airline Cal Jet abruptly cancels more flights

Carlsbad-based airline Cal Jet abruptly cancels more flights  10NewsFull coverage

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Turkish Airlines chooses GE Aviation engines for new planes

Turkish Airlines chooses GE Aviation engines for new planes  ReutersFull coverage

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The American Express Platinum House at Coachella and Events to Put on Your Radar

I just returned from my second Coachella adventure in southern California. Both this year and last, I spent some time at the American Express Platinum House at the Parker Palm Springs, which made my Coachella experience that much better. To get access to the Platinum House, you had to have either The Platinum Card from American Express or the Centurion card. Fortunately, though, Card Members could each...

Submitted by The Points Guy 23 mins ago in News

Aeroflot May Stop Flights, Ending All Russia to US Air Service

Flights between the United States and Russia may cease soon, because the US is taking too long to issue visas for Russian crews. That’s what the Russian Foreign Ministry said in a statement on Thursday, calling the situation “extremely frustrating.” “The official wait time before a visa interview, which was extended by Washington in August 2017 to 85 days, has been recently stretched to 250...

Submitted by The Points Guy 28 mins ago in News

Alastair Dalton: Airlines still expanding despite their tax moans

Alastair Dalton: Airlines still expanding despite their tax moans  The ScotsmanFull coverage

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Google Flights (Finally) Adds Basic Economy Filter

The day many of us having been waiting for is finally here: a Google Flights filter for basic economy fares! Google Flights is a TPG favorite for ease in searching for flight prices, schedules, aircraft types and more. But, one annoyance that we’ve had in the wake of basic economy expanding to most domestic airlines was that Google Flights didn’t have an option to filter out these...

Submitted by The Points Guy 42 mins ago in News

Alaska Kills Live TV on Virgin Jets, Will Remove Seatback Entertainment System

Only days away from Alaska killing off the Virgin America brand, we have some sad news about the elimination of a popular amenity that passengers enjoyed on the carrier. On March 1, Alaska ended live TV on all Virgin America Airbus aircraft. However the airline did double the movie selection, all of which are free, in order to compensate for the reduced entertainment options. Hey...

Submitted by The Points Guy 58 mins ago in News

What Airlines Are Doing to Prevent Another Southwest Disaster

What Airlines Are Doing to Prevent Another Southwest Disaster  Condé Nast TravelerSouthwest Airlines protested airworthiness directive designed to prevent engine failures  Ars TechnicaSouthwest Airlines gives some passengers on harrowing flight $5000 as compensation, letter says  Fox NewsWhat you should – and shouldn't – take from the Southwest Airlines accident  The IndependentSouthwest Airlines engine explosion linked to prior accident  BBC NewsFull coverage

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JetBlue Expands Mint Service from New York

On Sunday, JetBlue Airways inaugurated Mint service from New York’s JFK Airport to Seattle-Tacoma Airport. This route is the latest to receive Mint service, following a series of expansion of JetBlue’s newest premium offering from

Submitted by Airline Geeks 1 hour ago in News

Metals and composites: finding the right material for each application

Airbus is a European corporation that manufactures aeronautical products worldwide. In addition to its primary civil aeroplane business, the company has two divisions for other products and services: Defence and Space and Helicopters, the latter being the largest in its industry in terms of revenues and turbine helicopter deliveries.

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