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Davis Turner Planespotter and aviation journalist from the San Francisco Bay Area. Davis has previously worked on business plan research with StartupBoeing and historical analysis with Ricondo and Associates. Davis will be a freshman in college this fall, based in Chicago.
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INFORMATIONAL Jan 26, 2023 TSA PreCheck vs CLEAR: Which is Better? Travelers at airports often regard security as a big nuisance, as they have to wait for upwards of an hour at a time to get bags screened. Domestic U.S. airports in the last few years have introduced new ways of making this process faster, notably through programs like TSA PreCheck and CLEAR. These are in the realm of "Trusted Traveler Programs," where a traveler establishes their permanent credentials ahead of time so queuing at the airport is reduced. Read More →
NEWS Dec 27, 2022 Southwest Airlines Collapses in the Midst of Holiday Storm Southwest Airlines has suffered an operational meltdown across its route network. Nearly 70 percent of the scheduled flights Monday were canceled by the airline, leaving passengers angry, stranded, and confused. Read More →
NEWS Dec 24, 2022 Southwest Airlines Declares State of Operational Emergency at Denver Airport The recent winter storm has hit Southwest Airlines hard at Denver International Airport (DEN). Beginning at 1:45 pm Mountain Time on December 21, 2022, and extending until further notice, the Vice President of Ground Operations, Chris Johnson, declared a State of Operational Emergency. Read More →
NEWS Dec 06, 2022 REAL ID Requirement Date Pushed Back Once Again The deadline to obtain a REAL ID in order to fly is being pushed back to 2025. This follows a string of earlier postponements dating back to 2008. Read More →
NEWS Nov 29, 2022 BREAKING: Vistara and Air India to Merge Singapore Airlines and Tata have announced the merging of Vistara and Air India. The new combined carrier will become the second largest airline in India Read More →
INFORMATIONAL Nov 26, 2022 Surf Air and “All-You-Can-Fly Passes”: The Rise of Subscription-Based Airlines The membership buffet offerings within airlines are becoming increasingly popular, especially now that Frontier and Alaska have launched their own programs. But were other smaller airlines responsible for the rise? Read More →
NEWS Nov 12, 2022 Avelo Airlines to Launch Fifth Base at Raleigh-Durham On Thursday, November 10, Avelo Airlines announced the opening of a new base at Raleigh-Durham (RDU), making it the airline's fifth base. Read More →
NEWS Nov 10, 2022 Frontier to Launch Crew Base and New Routes from Dallas-Fort Worth Frontier is launching a new crew base at Dallas Forth Worth. The base will allow the airline to launch five new routes and bring in upwards of 80 million dollars in economic growth for the region. Read More →
NEWS Oct 12, 2022 United Announces New International Routes for Summer 2023 United has announced a robust summer schedule for 2023 with three new exciting international destinations. Read More →
NEWS Jul 28, 2022 Gaming at 30,000 Feet? Meet Global Airlines Global Airlines is a new airline startup featuring a Gaming Class. The airline will fly from London Gatwick to 75 destinations across the world. Read More →