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Are Regional Airlines Feeling the ‘Middle Class Squeeze’? A Look at United’s Hidden Costs

United’s cost of regional service will be mostly prohibitive unless regional carriers are able to reduce costs by 30% to compete with the United’s own product.

A KLM MD-11 coming in for a landing at Montreal (Photo: Doug | Flickr CC) Columnists

The End of the (Passenger, Widebody) Trijet: Saying Goodbye to the MD-11

This article originally appeared on AirlineReporter.com. The MD-11 was probably a bad idea. McAir came up with the aircraft because it was a bigger, meaner, DC-10. So much DC-10 that there originally was not going to be an MD-11, but a DC-10 stretch. There were two attempts at this aircraft: a DC-10-10 stretched by 40 feet, […]

A UTAir Antonov An-24 does its best monster truck impression. Editorials

#TBT: Is This The Most Dangerous Takeoff Ever Captured On Video?

These old Russian planes were built to plow through just about anything within reason, but these pilots throw reason into the mud.

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Showboating Pilots: The Line Between Fun and Safety

Some fortunate pilots get the opportunity to live out their inner Maverick in a transport jet. Sometimes, it’s done with prior practice and planning; sometimes, not so much.

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TAME Commences Fort Lauderdale Service

Ecuadorian national carrier TAME recently commenced its new passenger service to southern Florida when flight 562 landed at daybreak at Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood International Airport.


 
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Is Flying in Africa Unsafe?

Aviation in Africa has a poor reputation for safety, but many African nations are stepping up efforts to improve flight safety in the continent.
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Video: Watch DC-10 Fire Tanker Nose Dive Over a Mountain

Fire trucks are cool. Airliners are cool, too. Combine the two, using an aircraft type that we don’t get to see much of these days, and you have the DC-10 Fire Tanker. Three of them are in existence (910, 911 and 912), an...
by NYCAviation Staff
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SimpliFlying Awards Honor the Best Airlines in Social Media

The Annual SimpliFlying Awards for Social Media Excellence were held last Friday in Brooklyn, NY. Take a look at who was recognized and what they have done.
by Ben Granucci
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#SelfieSunday with AirlinerReporter.com’s David Parker Brown

This week's #SelfieSunday guest is Airline Reporter's David Parker Brown!
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The Honor of Being Chosen For a Captain Jason Dahl Scholarship

An aspiring pilot shares his story of being selected as one of the recipients of the Jason Dahl Memorial Scholarship for 2014.
by Joseph Schmidt
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Watching Airplanes: Crossing Generations to Foster the Aviation Dream

Watching airplanes is a hobby that can bridge generations and foster a love of aviation in children. One plane spotter shares a recent experience.
by Michael Lothrop
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Frontier’s New Livery: A Tribute to the Past, Present and Future

Frontier Airlines today unveiled a new livery that pays homage to its history, commitment to its customers and desire to move forward.
by Sarina Houston
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The Detailed Changes of Southwest’s New Scheme and Their Historic Past Paints

Southwest Airlines unveiled a new livery and logo Monday morning as part of a rebranding effort being undertaken by the Dallas-based airline.
by Ben Granucci
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