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Jack Turner Jack is a member of the AeroXplorer writing team and particularly enjoys sharing news around domestic flying and news surrounding his favorite airline, Delta. Jack splits his time between his hometown of Burlingame, California and Ithaca, New York and enjoys all things public transport in addition to aviation.
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NEWS Dec 11, 2023 The Air Traffic Controller Crisis is Real in America The aviation industry is enormously complex and requires the skilled labor of thousands of professionals each day to function smoothly. A major sector, though, is facing a pile-up of potentially catastrophic challenges that could threaten the stability of the industry into the future. Read More →
INFORMATIONAL Dec 04, 2023 Should You Always Fly From a City’s Largest Airport? You may have noticed today that large airports aren't always the only option when flying into a major city. Indeed, secondary airports have seen a major rise over the last 20 years, and in this article we'll look at the pros and cons of flying out of these airports. Read More →
INFORMATIONAL Nov 27, 2023 How Do Airlines Decide Which Aircraft to Use on a Route? It may seem like a simple answer—easy: airlines fly their biggest planes on the routes with the most demand. In some ways, this is true—no doubt airlines would deploy a 737 over a CRJ900 for a route like New York (JFK) to Denver (DEN), given the demand on the route. Demand isn't everything, however. Aircraft range plays a major role as well. Other niche factors play large roles, too, and in this article, we'll explore how airlines decide which aircraft to use on certain routes. Read More →
INFORMATIONAL Nov 19, 2023 How This Invention Changed the History of Aircraft Interventions Recently, the aviation industry has had to deal with a flurry of confounding accidents and long investigations to determine their underlying cause. In some cases, these investigations may seem surprisingly short and oddly specific in their reasoning for a disaster. The black box undoubtedly has made it that way, and in this article we'll take a look at why. Read More →
INFORMATIONAL Nov 12, 2023 How Much Does It Cost to Rent a Private Jet? Have you ever wanted to fly private but thought it was exorbitantly expensive? You're right, partially. Private flying can be expensive, but not always. This article breaks down the cost of avoiding commercial flights in favor of private aviation. Read More →
INFORMATIONAL Oct 30, 2023 The Controversial Travel Hack That Has Cost Airlines Millions Ever wanted to save hundreds of dollars on flights to and from your destination of choice? Skiplagging may be for you, but at what cost? Skiplagging isn't technically illegal, but that isn't stopping airlines around the world from cracking down on the phenomenon that is costing them millions. Read More →
NEWS Oct 23, 2023 El Al Making Significant Capacity Changes to Accomodate Stranded Passengers Conflict usually creates logistical challenges for airlines and the war in Israel-Palestine is no different. El Al has been forced to make numerous capacity changes and flout international guidelines to repatriate passengers. Airlines serving Tel Aviv's Ben Gurion Airport (TLV) have been forced to suspend service and serve passengers through "nearby" airports in other countries. Read More →
NEWS Oct 16, 2023 Titan Airways Flight Confirmed to Have Taken Off With Missing Window A concerning incident involving excessive noise on a Titan Airways a321LR has now been partially resolved: broken windows are the cause. A probe conducted over the last week concluded some windows were broken prior to takeoff leading to the incident. Read More →
INFORMATIONAL Sep 29, 2023 The Ultimate Guide to Airport Lounge Access In an age of stricter access requirements and seemingly endless lounge options, finding the right space for you at an airport can be daunting. This article seeks to break down the confusing world of airline lounges and make it easier for you to find comfort before you flight. Read More →
NEWS Sep 12, 2023 Hungary Air Show Crash Kills Two, Injures Four A popular airshow in Hungary became the site of tragedy over the weekend after a veteran aircraft went down mid-flight, causing several fatalities and injuries. Read More →