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Would you pay more for faster Air Travel?

I ran across this very interesting article by Jason Paur of Wired, on the history and current state of supersonic air travel. It gives a good history lesson on high speed air travel. Typical commercial jet planes travel at a speed of 550 miles per hour (mph). This despite jet travel being capable of supersonic…

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All the Boeing 787 flights – current and future

Airlineroute.net has compiled an excellent post, that they update regularly, listing every current and announced Boeing 787 route there is! Currently there are 14 airlines that operate the 787 (AeroMexico, Air India, ANA, British Airways, China Southern, Ethiopian Airways, Hainan Airlines, JAL, LAN Airlines, LOT Polish Airlines, Norwegian, Qatar Airways, Thomson Airways and United). Several…

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Big Birds – Wide Body Aircraft!

I love taking pictures of and flying in wide body aircraft. Sure beats an ERJ anyday! From a travel perspective, it’s all about comfort. The bigger planes are mode spacious, have higher ceilings, larger bins and in upper class, flat seats. Some narrow body aircraft do too, but they are few and far apart. As…

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LOT is bringing the 787 Dreamliner to the US!

More 787 news! After United announced its domestic 787 routes, LOT Airlines of Poland is bringing the Boeing 787 dreamliner to the US. They will start flying the new next-generation jet to Chicago’s O’hare and New York’s JFK airport next year. This is exciting news as LOT is a Star Alliance partner and has also…

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United announced Domestic 787 Dreamliner routes!

Yes, this news made my day! United will receive five Boeing 787 Dreamliners this year. They have just announced temporary domestic routes on which they are going these planes till International service starts in January! What an opportunity to fly the new aircraft domestically. United will be hosting the aircraft in it’s Houston hub and…

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Memorial day updates

Its a long weekend. So instead of writing a full post, I am posting a collection of news items from around the web. United changing plans for 787: United is saying that it will use the first Boeing 787 Dreamliner it will receive on its Denver – Tokyo (DEN-NRT) route. It’s original announced plan, per-merger,…

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