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Flyin’ with Reason in Hurricane Season

The packing list for your early fall trip is simple – swimsuits, flip-flops, sunscreen and beach towel. You’re daydreaming about the chance to relax in the sun and unplug when your cell phone buzzes with a weather alert. A tropical storm is growing in the Atlantic and is expected to become a hurricane the day […]

The Truth about Ebola and Air Travel

You have likely read or heard about the first confirmed case of Ebola in the United States. A man who traveled from Liberia to Dallas via Brussels has been diagnosed with the virus and is in quarantine. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the patient “did not have symptoms when leaving West Africa, […]

Experts Agree: The Future of U.S. Airlines is Promising

At our recent “The Future of Flight,” summit, Airlines for America partnered with The Hill newspaper to bring together experts, policymakers and stakeholders to talk about the airline industry and what we can expect to see in the future. It was a great event, but we recognize that not everyone could join us in person. […]

How to Make Flying More Efficient While Using Less Fuel

Every day, U.S. carriers operate nearly 30,000 flights, moving passengers and freight safely and efficiently across the country and around the world. Each one helps support more than 11 million American jobs and nearly $1.5 trillion dollars in domestic economic activity. Now, new and exciting technology presents a once-in-a-generation opportunity to profoundly improve on that […]

This is Your Captain Speaking …

From booking to baggage claim, we all have questions about flying and airline operations. What do the in-flight bells mean? How do pilots determine when to use autopilot? What is involved in the pre-flight or safety check process? Why do I have to put up my seat and tray table before take-off?  Lucky for us, […]

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