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Flying with the One Percent

Posted August 27, 2014 by Patrick Smith

A Ride in Business Class on the Airbus A380. Plus: My Strange Childhood of Airlines Real and Imagined.

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UPDATED x2: 2013 Dubai Airshow Order Roundup

Posted November 18, 2013 by Ben Granucci

Within hours of opening, the 2013 Dubai Airshow had already seen multiple aircraft order records broken. But just who ordered all of those planes and what did they get for their billions?

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Record-Breaking Launch for Boeing’s New 777X

Posted November 18, 2013 by Ben Granucci

Boeing launched the 777X series on Sunday morning with a total of 259 orders and commitments from 4 airlines. The new airplane will build upon the success of the current 777 series by using new, more efficient engines and wings in addition to other improvements.

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New Airline Service Seeks to TAME the New York to South American Market

Posted November 15, 2013 by Ben Granucci

More new service between New York and South America is scheduled to begin next week as TAME Airlines begins service between Ecuador and JFK.

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Emirates Announces Los Angeles A380 Service

Posted June 12, 2013 by Jason Rabinowitz

On Wednesday morning, Emirates Airline announced that they will be upgrading their service to LAX from the Boeing 777-300ER to the Airbus A380 starting December 2nd, 2013, adding to the already incredible amount of A380s that LAX sees on a daily basis. “Demand for our award-winning onboard service has steadily grown since we commenced operation […]

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Emirates Announces Trans-Atlantic Flight from JFK to Milan- Updated

Posted April 8, 2013 by Jason Rabinowitz

UPDATE 10:00 AM: From 2006-2008, Emirates operated a flight from Hamburg to New York. Therefore, the flight announced Monday will be their first trans-Atlantic flight since 2007, not first ever. Emirates on Monday announced their first trans-Atlantic route, operating between New York (JFK) and Milan Malpensa (MXP) starting on October 1, 2013. The flight will […]

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Qantas-Emirates Alliance Given Green Light By Australia

Posted January 17, 2013 by AFP

Australia’s competition watchdog on Thursday gave Qantas and Emirates Airlines permission to launch their global alliance.

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Baby Born on Emirates Flight Named ‘EK’ After Airline Code

Posted August 31, 2012 by NYCA Admin

A baby born on an Emirates flight from Dubai to Manila has been named “EK” in honor of the airline’s two-letter IATA code.

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Airbus A380 Wing Cracks: Who Is Paying?

Posted June 15, 2012 by Matt of MCPCShowcaseHD

The wing crack issue that has plagued the Airbus A380 over recent months is going to cost millions of dollars to correct, but who is actually responsible for the repairs?

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The incident aircraft, Emirates Airbus A380 A6-ADD, is seen taxiing at Manchester, England. (Photo by MCPCShowcaseHD)
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Did An Emirates A380 Nearly Crash In Canada After Running Out of Fuel? Not Even Close

Posted June 11, 2012 by Matt of MCPCShowcaseHD

Certain reports could have led one to believe that Emirates Flight 241was in peril due to a low fuel emergency on June 1, but the truth was far less titillating.

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