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April 7, 2018 · The Points Guy

Why AA Ditched Its A350 Order in Favor of the Dreamliner

In case you missed the news last night, American Airlines and Boeing announced that the world’s largest airline would be buying an additional 47 Dreamliners. This massive order is valued at $12.3 billion at list price, but — as with all aircraft purchases — the airline will likely only pay a fraction of that. As part of this order announcement, AA also...
April 8, 2018 · The Points Guy

Ceiling Panel Falls on Infant’s Head During AA Flight Landing

Airlines remind passengers to be careful when opening overhead bins as bags may have shifted in flight, but airline passengers aren’t supposed to beware of ceiling panels falling on their heads during flight. Unbelievably, that’s what happened on an American Airlines flight Saturday. Even worse, the heavy panel — including an oxygen tank — fell directly onto an infant. And the mother...
April 14, 2018 · The Points Guy

On the Delivery Flight of the World’s First Embraer E190-E2

A little more than a week after it was officially delivered to its launch customer Widerøe, Embraer’s first commercially operating E190-E2 has made it to its new home in Norway. After stopovers in Recife (REC) and Las Palmas (LPA), the ferry flight from Brazil made one last stop in Aberdeen, Scotland (ABZ), in order to pick up journalists, staff members...