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Many airlines are trading 737-700s for larger 737-800s as they come off lease. Southwest, however, is more than happy to have the smaller birds – Photo: Bernie Leighton | AirlineReporter
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Why are Airlines Continually Ordering Larger Aircraft?

Posted August 27, 2014 by Bernie Leighton

The reason, as always, comes down to the most important question an airline has to answer: “what makes the most profit?”

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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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Awesome Vintage Aviation Photos: New York International Airport

Posted August 26, 2014 by John F. Ciesla

Join us as we celebrate the airports, airlines, and aircraft of yesteryear, through the vintage aviation photos of Bill Armstrong. This week: JFK and its predecessor, New York International Airport.

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Landing a Perfect Ten

Posted August 25, 2014 by Brian, RenewedPilot.com

“I’m the passenger in 9C,” said the stranger on the flight deck. “I want to know who will be flying because my friends and I are going to judge the landing in Chicago on a scale from one to ten.”

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Boeing Announces Substantial Order From BOC Aviation

Posted August 25, 2014 by Steven Paduchak

Chicago-based Boeing today announced its latest order from BOC Aviation. The order from Boeing consists of 50 737 MAX 8s, 30 Next-Generation 737-800s and two 777-300ERs (Extended Range).

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(Photo by Mark Eisner, http://mark.theeisners.co.uk/)
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Cockpit Jumpseating: The Best Seat in the House

Posted August 20, 2014 by Phil Derner Jr.

Working in aviation brings me some of the greatest experiences of my life. Few of them come close to being able to ride up front in airliners in the cockpit jumpseat.

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Awesome Vintage Aviation Photos: Welcome to New York!

Posted August 19, 2014 by John F. Ciesla

Join us as we celebrate the airports, airlines, and aircraft of yesteryear, through the vintage aviation photos of Bill Armstrong. This week: LaGuardia!

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AvGeeks Celebrate National Aviation Day!

Posted August 19, 2014 by Phil Derner Jr.

Celebrate National Aviation Day with us by using the hashtag #AvDay to tell us what aviation means to you!

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Researching Weather and Climate Change at 35,000ft

Posted August 18, 2014 by Gabe Andino

Over 40 years ago, airliners started being used to collect high altitude air samples for climate research. Today that research continues, and has been expanded to improve weather forecasting and also better understand the effects of climate change.

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Come Along As We Cross the Pacific – An Inside Look

Posted August 18, 2014 by Ken Hoke

Have you ever wondered what it’s like to ride on the flight deck during an ocean crossing? How does the flight crew prepare for the flight and what do they do along the way?

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