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Headlines
Long-haul, fuel efficient jets underpin demand at Las Vegas air show – Reuters
https://www.npr.org/2019/10/01/766112076/planning-to-fly-a-year-from-now-better-double-check-your-drivers-license
Here’s Why Airplane Boarding Got So Ridiculous
South American pilot unions take news of Boeing software updates with caution@argentomas
American Airlines: Our New Flight Attendants Lack the Training to Provide Good Service – View from the Wing
Concorde’s Last Flight – CNN
A powerful new battery could give us electric planes that don’t pollute
http://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-08-21/plastic-waste-created-in-plane-cabin-no-easy-solution/10117576
https://www.thedailybeast.com/faa-gives-the-ok-for-airlines-to-jam-you-into-dangerously-small-coach-seats
http://www.thedailybeast.com/lobbyists-and-congress-just-killed-the-best-hope-for-ending-your-airport-nightmares
http://viewfromthewing.boardingarea.com/2017/04/11/real-reason-man-dragged-off-united-flight-stop-happening
http://boingboing.net/2017/04/12/concussed-and-blamed.html
http://www.nakedcapitalism.com/2017/04/united-passenger-removal-reporting-management-fail.html
https://www.theatlantic.com/business/archive/2017/04/united-video-scandal-law/522552/
http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-02-27/black-box-inventor-david-warren-may-never-be-a-household-name/8293656
http://www.airportwatch.org.uk/2017/02/pope-co%E2%82%82-compensation-for-air-travel-is-hypocrisy/
http://www.sueddeutsche.de/reise/fluege-papst-co-kompensation-fuer-flugreisen-ist-heuchelei-1.3364175
https://transitionnetwork.org/news-and-blog/future-less-flying-thorniest-thorns/
https://www.carbonbrief.org/analysis-aviation-to-consume-half-uk-1point5c-carbon-budget-2050
http://www.independent.co.uk/environment/heathrow-third-runway-decision-climate-change-fight-obstacle-global-warming-a7379101.html
The Dawn of Climate-Friendly Air Travel
Planes need to stop existing in a parallel universe when it comes to the climate fight
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/57ea8af4e4b0972364dea46d
Most limits on US-Mexico flights are about to be lifted
Can we keep flying while developing more sustainable tourism? – Guillaume Cromer
http://www.usatoday.com/story/travel/flights/2016/06/01/airports-national-parks/85193254
http://www.outsideonline.com/2081316/theyre-even-more-amazing-above
WWF issues rallying call to airlines to do even more to protect the environment
rich-and-poor-divided-over-un-aviation-emissions-deal
Flying Less: Reducing Academia’s Carbon Footprint
How Far Can We Get Without Flying?
U.N. group proposes historic cuts to aircraft emissions — but environmentalists say it’s not enough
Just Plane Wrong
Aviation has ‘no hope’ of carbon-neutral growth: study@Flightglobal
Airlines, You Are Not Immune to Climate Change Criticism!
Airline Efficiency Lie
Branson to political leaders: ‘Put a carbon tax on us – including aviation’
http://www.washingtonpost.com/news/wonkblog/wp/2015/09/08/the-dirtiest-places-on-an-airplane-ranked
http://bigstory.ap.org/article/fbe53033dd424612974b0c0f8c19910e/justice-department-investigating-potential-airline
United Airlines Has Figured Out a Way to Turn Food Waste Into FuelOutbounding@clintrainey
http://theforwardcabin.boardingarea.com/2015/04/08/how-to-properly-complain-to-an-airline
Aviation is the key to reducing climate emissions – Robert Litterman/Ensia @Blitterman
one-of-the-best-things-an-environmental@TheForwardCabin
ist-can-do-get-on-a-plane@bmay
http://www.abc.net.au/science/articles/2014/12/10/4145375.htm
http://www.theguardian.com/world/video/2014/jul/03/transatlantic-flight-paths-of-2-524-planes-on-single-day-video-animation
http://elliott.org/blog/worlds-useless-frequent-flier-programs-revealedoutbounding
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/05/04/travel/crunching-the-numbers-to-find-the-best-airfare.html
http://www.usatoday.com/story/travel/flights/2014/01/01/future-of-aviation-airline-ceos-predictions/4267643
http://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/scienceshow/what-to-make-of-climate-change-activists-that-catch-planes/5095766

http://kevinanderson.info/blog/hypocrites-in-the-air-should-climate-change-academics-lead-by-example

http://skift.com/2013/07/09/the-green-planes-of-the-future-will-likely-be-battery-powered

http://www.travelmole.com/news_feature.php?m_id=_r_r_rb~Am&news_id=2005245

http://www.cnbc.com/id/100473308

http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/blog/2013/jan/31/flying-environmental-impact-stop-worrying

http://www.guardian.co.uk/business/2012/oct/21/anti-aviation-europe-campaigners

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/home/science/Plastic-to-fuel-Sydney-London-flight/articleshow/18667850.cms

Every Time You Fly, You Trash The Planet — And There’s No Easy Fix

http://www.cnn.com/travel/article/airline-seat-auctions/index.html

Twitter
@AmericanAir
@British_Airways
@FAANews
@Plane_Talking
@PlaneTalking
@RAeSTimR
@rtwflights
@Flightglobal
@AirportWatch
@FAANews
@airlinesdotorg
@flyingwithsara
@airfarewatchdog

Amazon.com
Computer Crashes: When Airplane Systems Fail – Tom Dieusaert

Electronics
http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-travel-briefcase-aniston-20170325-story.html

Recommended Viewing: The Age of Aerospace
https://theageofaerospace.com/

https://theageofaerospace.com/discovery/watch/ep3/ch1

https://www.sciencechannel.com/tv-shows/the-age-of-aerospace-on-science/full-episodes/shrinking-the-earth

The Age of Aerospace explores the last 100 years of aviation history in unprecedented detail. From the Wright brothers first flight to the Apollo moon landings and beyond, the series highlights milestones in an industry defined by innovation. Woven into this history is the story of The Boeing Company. Today it stands as the largest aerospace company in the world, but over much of the last century it navigated an uncertain future through war and peace, booms and busts. The Age of Aerospace recounts the fate of a company, a country, and its people, and the countless contributions to technology, culture, and history they have made.

Buzzwords
Aerospace – Airfare – Aircraft – Air Traffic – Aviation – Clearance – Contrails – Crosscheck – FAA – Flight Path – Flight Plan – Jet Age – Jet Set – Lay Over – Mercury – NASA – Rocket – Runway – Runway Excursion – Spacecraft – Ticket – Ticketing – Traffic Controller

Runway excursion is an incident involving only a single aircraft, where it makes an inappropriate exit from the runway. This can happen because of pilot error, poor weather, or a fault with the aircraft. “Overrun” is a type of excursion where the aircraft is unable to stop before the end of the runway.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Runway_safety

Flightradar24
http://www.flightradar24.com – https://twitter.com/flightradar24
Ukraine http://www.flightradar24.com/48.9,36.91/4

Status
FlightStats
Airport Delays
Airport Weather
Airport Flight Tracker
US Travel Weather Forecast
Real-time Flight Tracker
Flight Alerts
http://planefinder.net
http://flightaware.com
https://es.flightaware.com

iPhone Tricks
Activate Siri and say, “Planes overhead” and a chart featuring each plane’s flight number, its altitude, and its angle will be shown.

Buzzword Bingo
airplane – airport – airside – air traffic control – airspace – ancillary revenueashcloudaviation – blackbox – boarding pass – cockpit – delay – departure – destination – early boarding – emissions – final call – flight – flight attendant – frequent flyer – gate – icao – jet – jet age – jet lag – landside – livery – manifest – non-stop – on-time – overbook – passenger – pilot – radar – re-accommodation – runway – security – stopover – terminal – transponder – turbulence

Hit the slide – To quit one’s job in truly stunning fashion

Stablizer = https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stabilizer_(aeronautics)

Quotes
Just take a seat. You’re not buying real estate.
– Flight attendant on Southwest

Airports are un-places; a place you only visit to leave it again.
– Marcus Bauer, flughafen-leer-steril

‘Reduce the number of flights you take to as small an amount as possible, and if you do ever fly, stay somewhere where your visit will be contributing positively to the wellbeing of local people and their environment’. I’m just struggling to fit it on a banner.

– Jeremy Smith, Sustainable travel – We need to talk about… flying

Facebook
https://www.facebook.com/Airplane9
https://www.facebook.com/passengerspeaking

Forums
Flyer Talk

Is First Class Disappearing? – Cranky Flier

Recommended listening
How safe is it to fly?Outbounding
Design for Airports – 99% Invisible
The science of running an airline
Pink collar workers in the sky
The airline, the engine maker, the 500 passengers and their lucky escape
Are those who fly with strong green concerns hypocrites?@bmay

Podcasts
Fly with Me Live

Passenger Campaigning Organisations
http://www.passengerspeaking.com
http://www.faretransparency.org
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/kate-hanni/airlines-hurricane-sandy_b_2050749.html
flyersrights.org

Fares
http://www.hopper.com/research
http://www.hopper.com/research/hopper-research-data
https://www.google.com/flights
http://www.kayak.com/price-trend-explanation

Fairlogix
The travel industry maverick fighting to change how we buy airline tickets
http://skift.com/2013/05/15/jim

Home

google flights
Google Flights

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2015/03/05/google-flights-ticks-better-travel-agent_n_6783692.html

Green
Algae to fuel aviation?
Green Skies
Are biofuel flights good news for the environment?
Change is in the Air – Virgin Atlantic
Thomson Airways today makes aviation history with its first flight for UK customers on sustainable biofuels
http://www.greenaironline.com – @GreenAirOnline
http://www.greenaironline.com/news.php?viewStory=2404

Radar
http://www.flightradar24.com – @flightradar24

TSA
The TSA Blog

http://www.slate.com/blogs/moneybox/2012/11/20/counterproductive_airport_security_does_tsa_cause_more_deaths_than_it_prevents.html

Bereavement/Sympathy Fares
http://traveltips.usatoday.com/sympathy-airline-fare-107085.html

Emissions
Should we stop worrying about the environmental impact of flying?

Flight plan: taking responsibility for aviation emissions (PDF)

The global battle over aviation emissions

The Big Fat Elephant – LinkedIn

News Story EU ETS a “distraction” – IATA chief

Flying Less: Reducing Academia’s Carbon Footprint

Essays
Six myths of air travel search on the web

The Airfare Money-Saving Bible

Blogs
Today in the Sky

http://blogs.crikey.com.au/planetalking – @PlaneTalking

Flickr
fly with me

airplanes and airports

Vaquero! Celebrating the work of Luis Alfonso Jiménez, Jr

airports

Airlines
Aerobus (Mexico)

Air Berlin

Air Canada (Canada)

Air China (USA) (China)

Air France (France) – Air France

Aer Lingus (Ireland)

Aeroflot (Russia) twitter

Aerobus (Mexico)

Aeromar

Aerolitoral

Air New Zealand (media releases) @flyairnz

https://www.alaskaair.com (USA)

Alitalia (Italy)

American AirlinesAadvantage Frequent Flyer@AmericanAir

Aeromexico

American West

ANA (Japan)

Aviacsa

Avianca

British Airways

Cathay Pacific

CondorGermanyLas Vegas

ContinentalCarbon Offseting ProgramOnePass Service Center

Copa Airlines

Delta

http://www.edelweissair.ch

Freedom Air

Frontier

Hahn Airlinestwitter

Icelandair (Iceland)

Iberia

Japan

KLM

Lan Chile

Lufthansa (Germany) – @Lufthansa_USAFacebook – http://verantwortung.lufthansa.com/en/environment/environmental-strategy.html

Mexicana (defunct)

Northwest (USA)

Norwegian (Norway)

Quantas (Australia)

Southwest – Forum

Spirit

Swiss Air

Taca

Turkish Airlines

United Airlines (Mileage plus Call from the U.S. or Canada 1-800-421-4655)
@united

Varig

Virgin America – @VirginAmericahttp://changeisintheair.virginatlantic.com

Virgin Atlantic

Volarishttps://www.facebook.com/viajavolaris – https://twitter.com/flyvolaris

Reservations
Around the World Airfares

Despegar

Expedia

Fare Compare

Kayak

Last Minute Travel

Orbitz

Travelocity

Sidestep

Skiplagged

Yahoo Travel Specials

Airfare watchdog

Airports
To and from the airport

Sleeping in airports

AirportHavens.com

10 Most Hated Airports – CNN

Top 10 Airports on Social Media – case studies of the airports best at driving engagement

http://www.airlinequality.com

http://99percentinvisible.org/post/8155793588/episode-32-design-for-airports

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ambient_1:_Music_for_Airports

Can Airports Be Fun?

Associations
Airlines for AmericaTwitter

Aircraft
Boeing

Boeing 7e7

Carbon offsetting organisations
atmosfairfacebooktwitter

Atmosfair is a German carbon offsetting company. It produces the Airline Index – Whereas car drivers can since long inform themselves thoroughly about the CO2 emissions of a car before purchase, air passengers are left in the dark when it comes to choosing an airline for a flight. The airline index sheds light upon this lack of information. In the index, every airline receives in between 0 and 100 efficiency points, differentiated between short-, medium and long haul flights. This enables passengers to compare airlines offering a flight to the desired destination and to choose the airline which produces the least CO2 emissions.

Industry Who’s Who
IATA is an international trade body, created some 60 years ago by a group of airlines. Today, IATA represents some 230 airlines comprising 93% of scheduled international air traffic.

Air Transport World

enviro.aero

Boyd Group: Aviation Planning

Airline Confidential

Sustainable Aviation: A group made up of UK airlines, airports, aircraft manufacturers and other stakeholders. Set up in 2005, its aim is to collectively work towards a sustainable aviation industry.

Organisations concerned about the impacts of aviation
AEF Aviation Environment Federation

AirportWatch UK

ICCT International Council on Clean Transportation:

Produces Airline efficiency ranking for USA and Transatlantic Airline Efficiency ranking 2014.

Plane Stupid

Transport & Environment

Pilots
http://www.digitaltrends.com/cool-tech/the-future-of-air-travel-doesnt-need-pilots

Private Jets

Private Jetiquette: Epic Selfies, Custom Grub and Maybe Even the Mile-High Club

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Business_jet

Regulation
Aviation Environment Federation (UK)

Civil Aviation Authority (UK)

Civil Aviation Discussion – Airliners.net

Federal Aviation Administration

Elsewhere on the Web
https://www.airportia.com
http://www.askthepilot.com
http://www.askthepilot.com/how-to-speak-airline
Airlines in the World
Airlines – Yahoo
Airport Codes – Dave English
Airport Codes: Mapping the World
Airsafe
Avoid Delays
Air Travel – WorldHum
Fly with me (podcast)
http://www.alternativeairlines.com
http://www.flightglobal.com
International Civil Aviation Organization
https://www.flightsimulator.com

http://www.routesonline.com

http://projects.fivethirtyeight.com/flights

http://www.routesonline.com

https://www.flightglobal.com

Annoying
http://theoatmeal.com/comics/airplane

Spotlight: Credit Cards
What is your favorite airline credit card? = ¿Cuál es tu tarjeta de crédito de aviones preferida?
http://www.comparecards.com/airline

Fun
http://hairball.bumba.net/~rwa2/aircraft/index.html

http://www.airfarewatchdog.com/blog/16253619/7-air-passenger-rights-you-might-not-know-about

Hangout (January 2015)
https://plus.google.com/events/c9m3pgj65ug2kffgsjaplg5vuuc

Carbon Neutral Airports
http://www.internationalairportreview.com/24386/airport-news/nice-cote-dazur-airport-carbon-neutral

Setback screens
Seatback screens are falling out of favour as more and more passengers turn to their own devices for entertainment. Airlines are instead opting to provide streaming services that allow passengers to watch the inflight entertainment on their smartphone or tablet. Qantas and Virgin Australia are already doing this on some planes, while several US airlines are now phasing out seatback screens on short-haul flights.
Read more: http://www.traveller.com.au/the-mostwatched-movies-on-qantas-flights-for-2017-h0icwy#ixzz54K8M8PFy

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Flying Less
https://academicflyingblog.wordpress.com
@flyingless

Embedded Tweets

National Business Aviation Association (NBAA)
National Business Aviation Association (NBAA)
2019 Conference
Wikipedia

Wikipedia
National Aviation Hall of Fame

Features

Flygskam


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