Boeing will suspend production in Washington factories on coronavirus fears

Written by Zach Wichter @ The Points Guy

With Washington state under an emergency declaration, Boeing announced Monday that it would suspend all aircraft production in the state by Wednesday. “This necessary step protects our employees and the communities where they work and live,” Boeing CEO Dave Calhoun said in a statement. “We continue to work closely with public health officials, and we’re …

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Alaska Airlines calls Boeing a ‘fantastic partner’ as it decides between A321neo and 737 MAX

Written by Edward Russell @ The Points Guy

Alaska Airlines is pushing forward with its search for an Airbus A320 family fleet replacement, even as it works to manage rapidly changing demand for air travel amid fears of the COVID-19 coronavirus. The Seattle-based carrier is evaluating how to replace the 61 Airbus A319s and A320s it gained through its 2016 acquisition of Virgin …

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Vistara takes delivery of first 787-9, plans long-haul expansion

Written by Seth Miller @ Wandering Aramean

India’s Vistara took delivery of its first Boeing 787-9 twin-aisle jet over the weekend, kicking off its expansion into long-haul service. The aircraft is the first of six Dreamliners expected to join the fleet through the end of 2021 as the carrier se…

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Vistara takes delivery of first 787-9, plans long-haul expansion

Written by Seth Miller @ PaxEx.Aero

India’s Vistara took delivery of its first Boeing 787-9 twin-aisle jet over the weekend, kicking off its expansion into long-haul service. The aircraft is the first of six Dreamliners expected to join the fleet through the end of 2021 as the carr…

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Smart Credit Card Tweak, How To Snag The Hotel Room/Plane Seat You Want, All The Lounges At MCO, & More!

Written by joeheg @ Your Mileage May Vary

Happy Sunday to all of our travel friends, both near and far! Here are some articles we’ve read from other bloggers (and other sources) that we think you may like,…
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Why Many Hotels Are Owned By Indian-Americans, Flying on Delta’s “Worst” Long Haul Business Class, Citi’s Latest Attempt To Save The Prestige, & More!

Written by SharonKurheg @ Your Mileage May Vary

Happy Saturday friends, and hooray, it’s finally the weekend! Here’s a recap of what’s gone on at YMMV this week. From what we’ve written to what others wrote that we…
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United Airlines extends Boeing 737 MAX cancellations into September

Written by Zach Wichter @ The Points Guy

The three U.S. airlines that have the Boeing 737 MAX in their fleets continue to grapple with uncertainty about when the plane may return to the skies. The aircraft has been grounded globally since March 2019 after the second of two crashes that together killed 346 people. An automated flight control system is suspected of contributing …

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Why We Board Planes On The Left Side, How To Tell The Difference Between Airbus & Boeing, Most Stupid Piece Of Luggage Ever & More!

Written by SharonKurheg @ Your Mileage May Vary

Happy Saturday friends, and hooray, it’s finally the weekend! Here’s a recap of what’s gone on at YMMV this week. From what we’ve written to what others wrote that we…
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DLD 278: ICAOn’t even figure out WHO is managing China policies

Written by Seth Miller @ Wandering Aramean

As governments and the traveling public continue to respond to the corona virus outbreak in China it is spectacularly unclear who, if anyone, is coordinating a coherent global response. Hooray!
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