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Boeing 777x Outclasses Airbus A380 Airplane Design

The Airbus A380, a double-deck four-engine jet, must keep improving its design if it wants to match the Boeing twin-aisle airplane called the 777x, which is scheduled to be used for service within the next decade. Fabrice Bregier, CEO of …

Jamaica Crash Landing Due To Flight Crew Fatigue

On December 22, 2009, an American Airlines Boeing 737-823 plane plowed through Norman Manley International Airport’s perimeter fence and skidded across a roadway. The plane missed the rain-soaked runway and landed on rocks and sand dunes by the Caribbean Sea. …

Maylasian Airline Disappearance: New Evidence Maylasian Airline Disappearance: New Evidence

Investigators are still trying to determine what happened to the missing Malaysian airline plane that disappeared over the weekend. On Saturday, searchers spotted what they believe to be oil slicks in the ocean near Tho Chu island. Another search group …

Ethiopian Airlines Co-Pilot Hijacks Flight To Rome Ethiopian Airlines Co-Pilot Hijacks Flight To Rome

Early Monday morning, Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 767-300 was bound for Rome when it was hijacked by a co-pilot identified as Hailemedehin Abera Tagegn. The hijacker waited for the pilot to take a toilet break then locked himself inside the cockpit. …

Delta New Seats: Airline Says Passengers Will Have More Comfort. Really? Delta New Seats: Airline Says Passengers Will Have More Comfort. Really?

Delta Airlines is expected to spend $770 million over the next 3 years on a major interior overhaul to most of its planes. The airline announced Wednesday that it will install new seats and bigger bins on 225 of its planes within the U.S. Delta …

Airline’s New Strategy Is to Be Nice to Customers Airline’s New Strategy Is to Be Nice to Customers

Ryanair is Europe’s largest airline, and is well known for its eccentric and quirky CEO, Michael O’Leary, as well as its rising poor image and rudeness. According to Reuters, the company has promised that it would change its “abrupt culture” …

Delta Adds Pay to Download Content Delta Adds Pay to Download Content

Delta Airlines is adding pay-to-download content to their ever-growing selection of a la carte services. Passengers can access the airline’s wifi to get TV shows for 99 cents, and movies for $3.99. This content can be ordered without having to …

Google Maps Being Featured On Virgin Flights

The Red Touch-Screen Entertainment Platform Upgrades Include an Open Tab Service, Next Gen Google Maps and the First-Ever Digital In-Flight Shopping Platform. With this latest upgrade, travelers access to a host of new amenities, including next generation, enhanced terrain view Google Maps, an open tab service for the airline’s one-of-a-kind on-demand menu and the first ever seatback in-flight digital shopping platform.

Airlines Using Social Media To Relay Location In The Sky

No, this is not about God using Twitter so if you have any issues around that please put them aside now. This is actually about a service that some airlines are putting in place that utilizes Twitter and Facebook to update those who care where you actually are while flying from point A to point B. Just another update on every minute of everyone’s life brought to you by social media.

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How Airlines Are Fairing With Social Media

We are all getting comfortable with the place that social media outlets can have in the business process. Public relations, human resources, legal and sales can all benefit. At the present the most common application is customer service. While customer service is always important, the advent of social media has created customer service in ways that most companies never imagined.