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Most Tracked Flight: Why Long-Haul Flights Reign Supreme

Have you ever wondered how we find the most tracked flights we feature on our social media platforms each week? In response to this growing interest, we aim to clarify the criteria guiding our flight choices and shed light on the frequency of these extended journeys that make up the top of our list. (blog.flightaware.com) More...

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TSA Investigating Woman Who Boarded American Airlines Flight From Nashville to Los Angeles Without Ticket

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is investigating how a woman passed a security checkpoint and boarded a flight at Nashville International Airport (BNA) without a ticket or boarding pass. This incident is the third time in two months that a passenger flew between two destinations without any form of identification. (aeroxplorer.com) More...

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JetBlue Makes First Ever Bid for Essential Air Service Contract

The airline could be mere months away from flying to its first Essential Air Service (EAS) community. (airlinegeeks.com) More...

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Bad Weather Prompts Qantas To Swap A Boeing 737 For An Airbus A380

Severe weather in Sydney caused Qantas to consolidate multiple Boeing 737 flights onto an Airbus A380 for the Melbourne - Sydney route (simpleflying.com) More...

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Lynx Air Announces To Shut Down On February 26, 2024

Canadian ultra low-cost carrier Lynx Air has announced that it will cease all operations on February 26, 2024 following mounting financial pressure. (www.gatechecked.com) More...

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Investigation Launched After British Man Sneaks Onto New York-Bound Flight Without Passport or Ticket

On December 23, Craig Sturt reached Britain's busiest airport, London Heathrow, with no passport or confirmed ticket. The 46-year-old jobless man bypassed the check-in desks and headed straight for the security gates in Heathrow's Terminal 5. Sturt then turned up at the gate for a British Airways flight bound for New York-JFK. (aeroxplorer.com) More...

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FAA Urges Pilots to Rely on Traditional Navigation Amid Rising GPS Spoofing Threats

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is cautioning pilots about the increasing threat of GPS spoofing, advising them to familiarize themselves with traditional navigational tools. GPS spoofing, a sophisticated form of interference, involves broadcasting false navigation signals to disrupt aircraft’s navigation systems, leading to potential off-course flights and endangering safety. (www.airguide.info) More...

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Airbus Showcases A350-1000 Powered by Sustainable Aviation Fuel at Singapore Airshow

Airbus showcased its A350-1000 aircraft, powered by a 35% blend of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF), at the Singapore Airshow. The company showed refueling on February 18 at Changi Airport (SIN) by pumping 12.8 tons (11.6 metric tons) of a 35% blend of SAF and conventional jet-A fuel into the widebody. (aeroxplorer.com) More...

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Lilium Announces eVTOL Operations in Southeast Asia, Expanded Charging Infrastructure at Singapore Airshow

Lilium is making significant progress in developing the Lilium Jet, its electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) aircraft. Earlier this month, the German aerospace company announced the designation of Orlando International Airport (MCO) as a center of its U.S. operations. Lilum expanded on its momentum by making two major deals at the Singapore Airshow on February 20 (aeroxplorer.com) More...

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American Airlines Increases Checked Bag Fees

Travelers flying on American Airlines will be required to pay a few dollars more per checked bag depending on where they are flying to. (www.gatechecked.com) More...

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NTSB Challenges FAA’s Cost Estimate, Urges 25-Hour Cockpit Voice Recorder Mandate for All Aircraft

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) is advocating for the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to require all aircraft equipped with a cockpit voice recorder (CVR) and flight data recorder (FDR) to have the capability to record 25 hours of cockpit audio. This push comes in contrast to the current standard, which allows for only two hours of recording before being overwritten. The NTSB’s recommendation aims to preserve critical flight information, highlighted by the recent… (www.airguide.info) More...

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Airbus to Redesign A350 Fuel Tank, Delays Qantas’ Sydney-London Project Sunrise Flights

Airbus has encountered a setback with the introduction of an ultra-long-range variant of its A350-1000 jet, aimed at facilitating non-stop flights for Qantas Airways from Sydney to London. The delay stems from regulatory demands for a redesign of an additional fuel tank, essential for the airline’s ambitious “Project Sunrise.” (www.airguide.info) More...

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Qantas' fleet of 717's, soon to be decommissioned on the arrival of Qantas A220's

Qantas' Boeing 717's are soon to be replaced with their brand new Airbus A220's as Project Winton takes off first in Sydney on the 22nd of February 2024. The A220's is the sustainable option for Qantas and will benefit the world as the aircraft uses 25% less fuel consumption benefiting carbon emmisions for the better and also having double the Boeing 717's range with the A220 having 3,450 nautical miles (6,390km). (www.smh.com.au) More...


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