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Tales from the Tails: Snowbirds

It’s that time of year when the extremely cold weather sets in and Northerners flock to warmer destinations with the hopes of soaking up some Vitamin D. We are all ready for spring, especially as so many in the United States are covered in another blanket of snow and ice. So we figured we would […]

Fly it Forward – #LikeAGirl

You likely saw the Always commercial during the Super Bowl, which redefined the phrase, “like a girl.” JetBlue jumped on the campaign with a “Fly #LikeAGirl” tweet featuring pilot sisters. To help kick off Women of Aviation Week, which runs March 2 – 8, the Fly it Forward challenge is working in a similar fashion […]

A Tax By Any Other Name …

The results are in and it’s not good news for airports and their efforts to push Congress to include an Airport Tax hike in this year’s FAA Reauthorization. Airports are doing their very best to convince passengers and policymakers that their plan to increase the Passenger Facility Charge (PFC) – the Airport Tax – by […]

Why Lower Fuel Prices are Good for Airline Passengers

With fuel prices lower than they have been in years, we are often asked, why aren’t those fuel savings benefitting the customer? The answer is, they are. And here is how: Airfare remains a great consumer bargain when compared with speed and efficiency to other modes of transportation. When adjusted for inflation, airfare (even including […]

Know Before You Fly – Drones in Our Skies

The future of aviation undoubtedly includes Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS), remotely piloted aircraft often referred to as drones. That said, it is important to remember that airspace is shared space – U.S. airlines alone operate nearly 30,000 flights per day – and it is imperative that safety remains the number one priority for all of […]

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