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Use Rule 240: What Happens if You Miss Your Connecting Flight Delta?

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The hardest-to-kill legend is the claim that you'll receive special treatment from an airline only if you utter the secret code "Rule 240." Whenever your flight is canceled or seriously delayed, the story goes, simply ask the gate agent to Rule 240 you, and the airline will magically place you, at no additional cost, on the next available flight of any other carrier flying the route. Delta stipulates a “Rule 240” in its Conditions of Carriage. This rule refers to delays and… (aviationrepublic.com) More...

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How to make Emirates Ticket Cancellation, Policy, Fee & Procedures

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According to Emirates Flight cancellation policy, the cancellation request would be applied per passenger rather than per booking. In addition, Emirates Flight cancellation would be applied in accordance with the mode of booking. For instance, if the ticket has been purchased at the counter, then Emirates Flight cancellation would be initiated at the departure airport only. (aviationrepublic.com) More...

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What You Can Do When an Airline Doesn’t Refund Your Cancelled Flight [Video]

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How to Get a Refund on a Non-Refundable Airfare? Fees to modify or cancel you booking are generally super pricey for non-refundable tickets. In the US, change and cancellation fees can go as high as $200 domestically and $750 for international airfares. That being said, there are a few tricks that you can use to get a refund to cancel your flight. The refund will take the form of either a flight change or credit for a future flight (a voucher). (customerservicenumberusa.com) More...

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Showing Some Fancy Secrets Of The Magnificent Airbus 350

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A demonstration of the flight deck crew rest bunk and the electronics compartment below the cockpit. It’s no real secret for anybody in aviation and unauthorized persons can not get there for reasons I will not show. So calling it a secret was a joke. 🙂👍🏼 I’ve shown the EE compartment in another yt video earlier but this 360-video version is re-edited and better, I think. 👍🏼😉 (customerservicenumberusa.com) More...

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Delta Airlines Cancellation Policy, Avoid Fee: Definitive Guide

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Cancel Airline Ticket Within 24 hours of Booking: You must change your airline ticket within the first 24 hours from the time of booking to avoid additional charges. Flight Cancellations: Sometimes airlines cancel your flights and this generally happen because of bad weather, mechanical problems, or other unexpected problems. In this case, you don’t need to pay any change reservation ticket fee. Plan Changes: You can Change flight without fee, in the event, if your Delta flight is subject to a… (aviationrepublic.com) More...

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Elon Musk’s 3,000 Mph Rocket Test Aims To Disrupt Airline Travel

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SpaceX's primary goal is to conduct missions to Mars, but they also plan to use their Starship rocket in other areas such as point-to-point flights on Earth. These flights are planned to take place at hypersonic speeds, as SpaceX plans for its rocket to escape the Earth's atmosphere and then use associated benefits to travel faster than traditional airplanes. (wccftech.com) More...

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How to Change or Cancel a United Airlines Flight- Standy, Policy & Fee

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United Airlines Flight Change: United Airlines will allow you to change certain eligible flights but if your fare is not unrestricted you will be forced to pay a fee that will depend on your route. Most flights will not allow you to make a change for free. If you decide to change your flight on your own, you can do this in two ways: Go to the United Airlines official website and click on “My Trips” to find the flight you wish to change. Click on “Change flight.” When you decide on what you… (aviationrepublic.com) More...

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Alaska Airlines Name Change/Correction Policy

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Same-day confirmed changes can be made during the check-in window. A $25-50 fee will apply, but no difference in fare is charged. Saver fares cannot be changed. Saver fares purchased on or after May 1, 2021, may only be canceled under our 24-hour cancellation policy. Alaska Airlines rule book? Well, Alaska Airlines allows passengers to change or correct their names under any circumstances. It understands the severity of the situation and thinks for the convenience of customers. You can dial the… (aviationrepublic.com) More...

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Spirit flight Change, Name Change/Correction Policy for Domestic & International tickets: All you need to know

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Spirit will allow some itinerary changes (for a fee of up to $120) and its Contract of Carriage confirms that tickets may be canceled within 24 hours of booking (for departures that are more than 7 days/168 hours away), it does not allow any name changes or allows tickets to be transferred to other passengers. (aviationrepublic.com) More...

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What to do when you miss your Spirit Airlines Flight

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Rules for this vary based on airline. The legacy carriers in the US will give your seat away if you are not checked in within 15 minutes of published departure. On the other end of the spectrum, Spirit Airlines tickets are only good for that particular departure and they make you start from square one of the purchase processes with no refund if you miss a flight. (aviationrepublic.com) More...

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American Airlines (AA) Flight Change Same-Day & Standby Travel Rules: All you need to know

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American Airlines Same day change -when the agent confirms your change onto another flight. In most cases, you no longer have a reservation for your original flight. American Airlines Standby Policy – when there isn’t availability to confirm a change. Instead, your request is placed in a queue and may be processed if there are empty seats remaining on the flight. Your reservation for the original flight remains intact until this standby clears. (aviationrepublic.com) More...

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Voice of the customer: JetBlue on the A321LR Airspace cabin

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Customers say it best! Hear from @JetBlue on why the introduction of the #Airspace cabin on its #A321LR is a crucial enabler for its upcoming trans-Atlantic service – offering passengers true wide-body comfort onboard a single-aisle aircraft. (customerservicenumberusa.com) More...

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United Airlines Name Change and Correction Policy for Domestic and International Tickets

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Did you misspell the name when making the United Airlines Reservation? Whenever a passenger has misspelled his/her name on the United Airlines ticket, it can be corrected according to the name correction/change policy. If a passenger has booked a flight with United Airlines and has misspelled the name, it can easily be corrected. To make United Airlines Name change, the passenger must follow the airline’s name change policy. (aviationrepublic.com) More...

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Taiwan reports largest incursion yet by Chinese air force

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Twenty-eight Chinese air force aircraft, including fighters and nuclear-capable bombers, entered Taiwan’s air defence identification zone (ADIZ) on Tuesday, the island’s government said, the largest reported incursion to date. (www.reuters.com) More...

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Use the codeshare trick – buy a seat on the same flight via a partner airline for less…much less

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It doesn’t work for every fare, and you have to seek it out but, when you do find them, they’re a great money saver. If you like flying with a particular airline or know the exact flight you want, ‘codesharing’ could be a way to get a flight with that airline via another one. It’s when airlines buddy up to sell seats on each other’s flights, quite often at a different price. (aviationrepublic.com) More...

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Lufthansa to serve Majorca with widebodies after demand surge

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Lufthansa will deploy Airbus A350 and Boeing 747-8 widebodies on flights from Frankfurt and Munich to the Spanish island of Majorca this summer, in response to a “significant” increase in demand. The German carrier normally deploys Airbus A321 narrowbodies on the two short-haul routes but says it is taking “extraordinary measures” after booking figures for Palma increased by 25 times between April and the beginning of June. (www.flightglobal.com) More...

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Delta Flight Change Same-Day & Standby Travel Rules: All you need to know

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RULE 3: Delta Airlines Schedules and Operations Delta will use its best efforts to carry the passenger and baggage with reasonable dispatch. Times shown in timetables or elsewhere are not guaranteed and form no part of this contract. Delta may without notice substitute alternate carriers or aircraft and may alter or omit stopping places shown on the ticket in case of necessity. (aviationrepublic.com) More...

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How to make JetBlue Flight Changes/Correction for Domestic & International Tickets

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To complete a name correction at JetBlue Reservations, the following criteria must be met: JetBlue must be the validating carrier in accordance with the rules. All flights on the ticket should have been operated and/or validated by JetBlue. Only one reissue per ticket is allowed for a name correction in the air ticket. Any additional name corrections are considered a name change that is subject to all the change fees and increases in fare. (aviationrepublic.com) More...

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Airbus Delivers Delta’s 50th A220 Aircraft

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Today marked the delivery of Delta’s 50th Airbus A220 aircraft. (simpleflying.com) More...

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Ex-British Airways CEO Doesn’t See A Future In Supersonic Flight

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Ex British Airways CEO Willie Walsh has said he does not have faith in United’s supersonic plans. (simpleflying.com) More...

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Oops: Two Boeing Aircraft Clip Wings In Atlanta

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The Boeing 737 and 757 were pushing back and taxiing respectively at the time of the incident. (simpleflying.com) More...

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More Choices with More Flights: AA announces 14 new flights from Austin’s airport

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10 new domestic nonstops Routes - As customers continue to return to the skies, American Airlines will add three-times daily service to El Paso, Texas (ELP); twice-daily service to Cincinnati (CVG); Indianapolis (IND); Kansas City, Missouri (MCI); and St. Louis (STL); and daily service to Jacksonville, Florida (JAX); Oklahoma City (OKC); Reno, Nevada (RNO); San Juan, Puerto Rico (SJU); and Tulsa, Oklahoma (TUL): (aviationrepublic.com) More...

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American Airlines Name Changes/Correction Policy for Domestic & International Tickets

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Inserting an incorrect name is one of the most common mistakes by passengers. American Airlines follows a particular policy to revise the error. In the following chapter, we will go through the detailed process of correcting the passengers’ names with American Airlines. Here are the ways on how to change the name on American Airlines Ticket: Click on the “My Reservations” tab on the American Airlines homepage. Login with your correct Email Id and password and select other fields. (aviationrepublic.com) More...

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Qantas infiltrated by organised criminals, says intelligence report

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Crime agencies believe Qantas has been infiltrated by motorbike gangs and other organised crime groups to facilitate drug importation and other activities that pose a risk to national security. A classified federal law enforcement intelligence operation has determined that up to 150 Qantas staff are linked to criminality. The operation describes suspected wrongdoing that is “serious and represents a very high threat to the Australian border”. (www.smh.com.au) More...

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A Guide to U.S. Airline Change Fees, from the Most Flexible to the Most Expensive

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Many airlines had waivers for COVID-19, but most are coming to an end. In those instances, it’s worth checking your airline’s website for such a waiver before you rebook. Here’s a rundown of all U.S. airline change fees, so you can plan accordingly. (aviationrepublic.com) More...

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London City Becomes First Major Airport to be Fully Remote-Controlled

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A digital control tower has been built at London City Airport, allowing flights to be fully guided to take-off and landing by remote controllers. Construction of the tower was completed in 2019 and the switch to full remote-control occurred in January 2021. (www.eandtmagazine.online) More...

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American, Delta, and United Airlines said Reservation Lines Are Receiving More Volume than 2019

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As U.S. air carriers see record pandemic-era travel, customers are taking to social media to vent their frustration over two-, three- and four-hour wait times to reach a reservation agent at the nation’s largest airlines. (aviationrepublic.com) More...

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Southwest Airlines Name Correction Policy for Domestic & International Tickets

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If it’s been more than 24 hours, that’s when each airline’s specific ticket change policy comes into play. While Alaska and Delta charge $125 and $200 respectively for changes, other airlines, such as JetBlue and Southwest, allow at least one free correction. For the most part, no matter how good your reason may be to make a change, expect the airlines to apply all penalties, fees, and increased fares. When airlines say tickets are non-refundable and non-transferable, they mean it. (aviationrepublic.com) More...

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Finnair Calls Time On In Flight Magazines To Cut Emissions

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In a spirited bid to lessen weight and cut down on carbon emissions, Finland’s national carrier Finnair has decided to do away with inflight magazines. (simpleflying.com) More...

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JetBlue’s New Premium Mint Cabin Arrives On Domestic Routes

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JetBlue’s A321neo, equipped with the all-new Mint product, has entered domestic service today. (simpleflying.com) More...

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Emirates’ Airbus A380 Returns To New York’s JFK

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Emirates’ A380 has officially made a return to New York JFK after over a year of absence. (simpleflying.com) More...

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Second Qantas 737 Damaged By Luggage Vehicle

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Just two days ago, a belt loader vehicle collided with a Qantas 737 at Perth Airport. (simpleflying.com) More...

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Boeing To Pay $17m FAA Settlement Over 737 Problems

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The FAA has slapped Boeing with a $17 million penalty over two issues with select Boeing 737 aircraft. (simpleflying.com) More...

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Belarus: Politics, Piracy or Airspace Risk?

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Several countries and aviation bodies have urged airlines and operators to avoid the airspace of Belarus following the country’s interception of an international flight bound for Lithuania and forced to land in Minsk. Is there any cause for additional concern? Or was this a one-off event that poses no additional threat to airspace safety? (ops.group) More...

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Delta Airlines Name Correction Policy for Domestic & International Tickets

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What happens if you enter your name incorrectly on the booking form when booking a flight with Delta Airlines? You may be in big trouble if you continue to ignore this part. You may have to sit and wait at the airport until things are sorted out. (aviationrepublic.com) More...

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United Airlines to Add More Than 400 Daily Flights in July and inaugurates Nonstop flights between Washington and Ghana

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United Airlines said on Monday it would add more than 400 daily flights to its July schedule and increase services to re-opened European destinations as easing pandemic restrictions spur summer travel demand. Last night, United Airlines launched the first flight of its new service to Accra, Ghana, from Washington DC, United States, operated by Boeing 787-8 registered N27901. The carrier will now operate a three-weekly service to Accra from Dulles International, Symply Flying reported. (aviationrepublic.com) More...

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Buy that airline ticket now to save money: expert

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Memorial Day weekend marks the start of the airline industry’s busy summer travel season and airfare expert Bob Harrell said fares are going up. Harrell’s airline index tracks leisure fares across 300 domestic routes in the United States. He said the increase in fares began before Easter and continued through the end of April. “The leisure fares on a national basis went up by 7.7% which is a lot in a several week period.” (aviationrepublic.com) More...

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Amsterdam Schiphol Airport To Use Construction Panels Made From Its Grass

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Amsterdam Schiphol is taking sustainability to the next level by using grass to make its own panels for various building projects at the airport. (simpleflying.com) More...

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United Expands Beer, Wine and Snacks to Nearly All Flights Over Two Hours_00000

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United Airlines will provide customers on most flights over two hours the opportunity to purchase beer, wine, and other alcoholic drinks. In a press release, the company announced that it was expanding this service and introducing a revamped menu. (aviationrepublic.com) More...

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Inquiry into fatal Aeroflot Superjet fire examines earlier Yakutia gear collapse

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Russian investigators probing the fatal Aeroflot Sukhoi Superjet 100 landing accident at Moscow two years ago have analysed a Yakutia Superjet overrun and gear collapse as part of an assessment of the type’s structures and components. After returning to Sheremetyevo airport on 5 May 2019 the Aeroflot aircraft landed hard, suffering an undercarriage collapse before being destroyed by fire from escaping fuel. (www.flightglobal.com) More...

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Hackers Have Affected US Airline Operations By Blocking A Pipeline

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As the Colonial Pipeline remains shut following last week’s malware cyberattack, fuel shortages across the East Coast are beginning to impact US airline operations. (simpleflying.com) More...

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Video: Southwest Airlines Now Offers Nonstop Flights From Richmond To Denver

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As more people begin to travel by air again, Richmond International Airport has added a new non-stop flight route to passengers. On Mother’s Day, the airport started offering daily, nonstop flights to Denver through Southwest Airlines. In a release, the airport stated Denver was Richmond’s 8th-most popular destination. (aviationrepublic.com) More...

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Emirates' new Premium Economy cabin on its A380 superjumbo

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Flying in a pandemic is a little bit different than it was before and it pays to be prepared. Airlines expect travellers to wear personal protective equipment on flights and people are encouraged to limit their movements around the cabin and reduce their interaction with crew and other passengers. (aviationrepublic.com) More...

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Boeing faces new hurdle in 737 MAX electrical grounding issue

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U.S. air safety officials have asked Boeing Co to supply fresh analysis and documentation showing numerous 737 MAX subsystems would not be affected by electrical grounding issues first flagged in three areas of the jet in April, two people familiar with the matter told Reuters. (www.foxbusiness.com) More...

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Delta Airlines Sells Middle Seats Again As Travel Increases

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elta’s CEO says the airline is still operating in a pandemic and “this is not a return to normal.” Changes in cleaning protocols that Delta made during the pandemic will be permanent. Experts are saying that flying has become much safer. They still recommend getting vaccinated before traveling and continuing to follow CDC guidelines. (aviationrepublic.com) More...

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Starlux Receives DOT Permission To Launch US Flights

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Taiwanese airline Starlux has received the green light from United States authorities to begin flights between Taiwan and the USA. (simpleflying.com) More...

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Southwest Sued By Flight Attendant Over Family COVID-19 Death

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A bereaved flight attendant working for Southwest Airlines has filed a $3 million lawsuit against her employer over the death of her husband, a 73-year-old veteran retiree, from COVID-19. (simpleflying.com) More...

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BBB warns travelers about fake airline booking sites

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With the COVID-19 vaccine being administered all over the nation many people are looking forward to making travel plans for the summer. However, scammers are creating fake airline ticket booking sites to trick you, the Better Business Bureau said. (aviationrepublic.com) More...

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