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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.
ROUTES Aug 15, 2021 Virgin Atlantic To Ditch Glasgow Virgin Atlantic is moving their transatlantic Scotland service from Glasgow to Edinburgh. New routes to the Caribbean will be launched with the airport move, raising questions and hairs while also getting vacationers excited. Read More →
TRIP REPORTS Aug 03, 2021 Flying Southwest's 737-800 in 2021 A flight review of my flight from Oakland to Seattle. I sat in a unique seat and experienced what Southwest is like in 2021, and certainly noticed differences in Southwest today compared to two years ago. Read More →
ROUTES Jul 27, 2021 New Flights Launch Between Israel and Morocco Due to the peace agreement negotiated last year by the United States, airlines can now fly between Morocco and Israel. As a result, El Al and Israir have now launched 5x and 3x weekly flights, respectively, between Marrakesh and Tel Aviv. Read More →
TRIP REPORTS Jul 19, 2021 Delta One on the 757 vs 767: A Comparison I recently flew Delta One on both the 757-200 and 767-300ER and had drastically different experiences. In this article, I compare both flights and look at the factors that swayed my opinion. Read More →
INFORMATIONAL Jul 01, 2021 Alaska Airlines to Codeshare with Qatar Alaska Airlines and Qatar Airways recently announced a codesharing agreement on 150 flights across the US. This move comes after a string of announcements between Alaska and Qatar in the last six months, all of them strengthening their ties within OneWorld. Read More →
NEWS Jun 14, 2021 United Airlines is Gambling on a New Venture Fund United Airlines recently announced the creation of a venture fund to aid them in achieving their sustainability goals. The expectation is that they will fund technology companies in the travel industry that could help them reduce emissions. Read More →
ROUTES Jun 14, 2021 American Adds New City-Pairs From Austin American Airlines is expanding its presence in Austin, Texas by adding 14 new destinations and adding frequency to two other international city pairs. They join the ranks of Alaska, Southwest, and KLM as airlines adding destinations from Austin as the city continues its surging growth pattern. Read More →
NEWS May 22, 2021 Bamboo Airways To Touch Down in the American West Bamboo Airways is expanding internationally to SFO and LAX. They will operate the routes on 787-9s three days a week and this service represents the first time passengers can fly non-stop to Vietnam from the Western United States. Read More →
INFORMATIONAL May 17, 2021 Southwest's Profitability Streak is Over: Thoughts and Implications Southwest announced in late January of 2021 that they were not profitable in 2020, the first year since 1972. Due to the pandemic, this was not shocking to most analysts, however, some expected Southwest to pull off some magic as they have in the past. What remains to be seen is how they will respond and re-start the streak. Read More →
NEWS May 06, 2021 Airports to Begin Transitioning to Digitized Air Traffic Control In the coming months, London City airport will be transitioning to a digital air traffic control system. This transition has wide-ranging effects on the industry and this modern technology and could drastically streamline flight schedules. Read More →