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Anita Gallagher-

Anita Gallagher

About Anita Gallagher

Writer - Anita is an experienced government relations professional with a proven track record in policy development, governmental affairs, and public relations. She is excited to add aviation to her writing portfolio. Based in Tacoma, US

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Five Ways In Which Flying Is Different To How It Was In 2000?

From intensified security measures to fees for perks, the air travel experience is significantly different today.

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When Were San Francisco International Airport’s Various Runways & Terminals Opened?

The airport’s facilities have evolved over 90 years to accommodate increasing air travel.

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5 Of The Best Noise-Canceling Headphone Models For Passengers Looking To Travel In Peace

Our list of headphones with outstanding noise-cancelation technology and battery life.

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Top 3: The Largest US West Coast Air Hubs By Passenger Numbers

Passenger volume at these hubs is bolstered by post-pandemic international travel.

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20 Years Of Service: A Brief Guide To The Eurofighter Typhoon

The swing-role fighter jet is the cornerstone of air defense for its customer nations.

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Airline Bosses Are Losing Sleep Over The Next Meltdown: How Predictive Maintenance Could Help

Emerging technology can improve safety and help airlines run more efficiently.

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Why Are Alaska Airlines’ Main Hubs Outside Alaska?

How a series of mergers and acquisitions led to strategic hubs on the West Coast.

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Airline Special Meals & Their Codes: Everything You Need To Know

Our guide to the various special airline meals that accommodate dietary restrictions and religious traditions.

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Choosing The Right Airline: Factors To Consider For A Pleasant Journey

From cost to in-flight entertainment to pet accommodations, here’s our summary of the primary decision points.

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Two Years Since Its First Flight: What’s The Latest With The Boeing 737 MAX 10?

Boeing forges ahead with its newest 737 MAX variant despite certification and supply chain challenges.

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Which Airports Have Missing Terminal Numbers And Why?

Delving into the oddity of missing terminal numbers at major airports.

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Why Do Military Aircraft Often Fly In Formation?

The basic principles of flying in formation and how they are utilized in the military.

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How The Indianapolis 500 Impacts Aviation

We dive into the special accommodations and flight procedures implemented during race weekend.

The top of the body and a portion of the wing of the US Airways A320 sticking out from the surface of the Hudson River surrounded by Coast Guard rescue boats. 1
Chicken Cannons: How Aviation Companies Simulate Bird Strikes

A bizarre yet accurate method used to plan and prepare for high-speed bird encounters.

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Why & How Often Does Luggage Get Lost?

Millions of bags are mishandled every year, but yours doesn’t have to be one of them.

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How Antonov Upgraded The An-2 To Produce The An-3

A new turboprop engine and other mechanical modifications improved upon a classic utility aircraft.

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Flying In Fog: What Procedures Are In Place To Keep Planes & Their Occupants Safe?

How modern technology and standardized procedures help pilots deal with the challenges of flying in fog conditions.

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Raymonde de Laroche: The Life & Times Of The World's First Licensed Female Pilot

The aviation pioneer overcame adversity and injuries to reach new heights.

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