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Continuing Evolvement of the 737…

May 2nd, 2012 · No Comments

Last December, the airline I fly for placed a rather LARGE order for Boeing’s newest iteration of their venerable and seemingly timeless 737, the 737 MAX. In fact, we will be the new aircraft’s launch customer, with deliveries starting in 2017 or sooner. The 737 MAX is Boeing’s answer to airline’s demands for a more […]

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Tags: Airliners · Aviation

An Interesting Week In The Industry…

August 17th, 2009 · 3 Comments

The last week has been an interestingly eventful one at work. My airline attempted to purchase another airline out of bankruptcy. The auction was held a couple of days ago. My airline lost. This is one of the few losses of a major business battle I can remember my airline taking. The funny thing is […]

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Tags: Aviation · Business/Unions

Load Factor…

April 2nd, 2009 · 3 Comments

During the month of March, I did something I don’t normally do. In addition to tracking the total time of each leg I fly in my little gray crew logbook, I decided to keep track of how many passengers I carried on each leg. It was interesting to see the changes from week to week […]

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Tags: Airliners · Aviation · Logbook · Operations · Uncategorized