The EasyJet EcoJet

The EasyJet EcoJet

Let’s stick with the green theme today and take a look at easyJet’s new ecoJet concept. They released plans for a plane that would be 25% quieter, reduce CO2 emissions by 50% (though 10% will come from unrelated air traffic control improvements), and emit 75% less NOx than your run …

ASA Learns How to Handle Bags

ASA Learns How to Handle Bags

There were apparently some people who weren’t so happy that I characterized SkyWest’s new livery as boring, so I’m going to make it up to you guys by talking about something they’ve done right. Let’s talk about what’s been going on at its relatively new subsidiary, Atlantic Southeast (ASA)

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The Supercool Sukhoi Superjet 100

The Supercool Sukhoi Superjet 100

Superjet 100 seems like a Supergoofy name for an airplane, don’t you think? Come to think of it, the 787’s moniker – Dreamliner – isn’t exactly any better. Anyway, the Superjet 100 is Russia’s first Superserious entry into the commercial aviation market . . . ever.

Back in the good …

Stuck in TJ

Stuck in TJ

Quick – where’s the last place you’d want to be stuck? Looks like some COPA passengers lived every 19 year old’s worst nightmare by being trapped in Tijuana for several hours against their will.

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A COPA flight from Panama City to Los Angeles apparently used more fuel than it thought …

Kicking Economy Class Off the Plane

Kicking Economy Class Off the Plane

Privatair did it first. Eos and MAXjet have done it as well. So has Silverjet and L’Avion. The ongoing success of these airlines may be unclear, but if nothing else, they have proven that there is some demand for business-class only flights over the Pond. This has now been confirmed …

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