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Home to American Airlines, Boeing, and JFK Airport, the United States leads the way with aerospace exports by a wide margin. Follow for the latest from the birthplace of modern aviation.


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Southwest Airlines' Rapid Rewards Program: What Are The Hidden Perks?

The Rapid Rewards loyalty program is tied to Southwest Airlines flights, but there are ways to maximize value.

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43 US Airports Have Non-Stop Europe Routes Next Month

All of these airports have scheduled passenger flights to Europe in September.

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The Different Tiers Of Southwest Airlines' Rapid Rewards Program

Southwest Airlines has a simple elite system, but with some benefits in mileage bonuses and onboard savings

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Huge Hub: Where American Airlines’ Dallas Passengers Actually Fly

104,000 passengers a day transferred between American flights at Dallas in the first five months of the year.

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Blue Angels: Five Fun Facts About The US Navy's Display Team

The US Navy and Marines' premier demonstration team has been wowing spectators since 1946.

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How To Spend Southwest Airlines Rapid Rewards Points

Spending points for Southwest Airlines flights is the main focus.

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US Customs & Border Preclearance At Irish Airports: Everything You Need To Know

Ireland it a top destination for American tourists.

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The United States And China Have Agreed To Double Flights Between Countries

The weekly round-trip flights between the two countries will double starting October 29.

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20 Routes: Here's Where Delta Is Flying Its Airbus A330neos

There is one domestic route alongside its long-haul network.

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Etihad Airways Plans 11% More North America Flights Next Summer

Is it helped by Etihad's coming Boston route, the carrier's first passenger destination in North America since 2014.

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The Different Ways To Earn Southwest Airlines Rapid Rewards Points

With Rapid Rewards, you can earn points with Southwest Airlines plus through a network of non-flying partners.

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The US States With Preserved Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird Aircraft

A look at all the museums in the United States where you can still see a Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird.

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What Are The Oldest Planes In Delta Air Lines' Fleet?

The US legacy carrier has many aircraft at its disposal that have exceeded the 30-year mark.

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Spirit Airlines' Big Front Seats: Everything You Need To Know

Are these premium spaces worth the cost of an upgrade?

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Up To 68 Miles: The USA’s Shortest Scheduled Jet Flights In August

These are the five shortest scheduled passenger jet flights.

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Did You Know: The Burning Man Festival Has Its Own Temporary Desert Airport

Every year, volunteers create a temporary airport that serves Burning Man.

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North America Has Just 3 Daytime Routes To Africa This Summer

Daytime flights are rare. All of these are operating, including one with a weekly service.

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Airlines Are Planning A Record Number Of Non-Stop US-India Flights This Winter

Planned winter flights are 28% higher than the previous record, but will they all go ahead?