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Analysis Two key developments to watch for in 2018

Two key developments to watch for in 2018

2018 will be an interesting year for commercial aviation – here are a couple developments worth keeping in mind as the year progresses. Boeing will likely re-launch passenger version of 767 There have been rumors for a few months now that a major airline is looking to purchase 50-100 planes to replace their ageing mid-range, …

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Reviews Review: American A321T Business Class San Francisco – New York JFK

Review: American A321T Business Class San Francisco – New York JFK

American Airlines’ response to the the high level of demand for premium products between New York and Los Angeles/San Francisco is their unique three-class Airbus A321 (“A321T”). They are the only airline that offers regularly-scheduled, multiple-daily-frequencies three-class service across the country. The aircraft features a true First Class, Business Class and Economy (“Main Cabin” in …

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Reviews Review: Cathay Pacific A350-900 Business Class Hong Kong – Singapore (Return)

Review: Cathay Pacific A350-900 Business Class Hong Kong – Singapore (Return)

Cathay Pacific A350-900 Business Class Hong Kong – Singapore¬†(CX691) Singapore – Hong Kong (CX736) In late June I had two high-quality flights – from Hong Kong to Singapore and back – on Cathay Pacific’s A350-900. The only drawback (on both sectors) were technical issues with the seat, which – I’m told – the airline is …

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Analysis Iran Air appoints female CEO, a novelty for airlines

Iran Air appoints female CEO, a novelty for airlines

A few days ago news broke that Iran Air, the state-owned airline of Iran, had appointed Dr. Farzaneh Sharafbafi as Chief Executive Officer.¬†Outgoing CEO Farhad Parvaresh will represent the country at the International Civil Aviation Organization in Montreal, Canada. Dr. Sharafbafi has a PhD in aerospace – reportedly the first woman in Iran to obtain …

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