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Mark Finlay-

Mark Finlay

About Mark Finlay

Journalist - Mark is an experienced travel journalist having published work in the industry for more than seven years. His enthusiasm for aviation news and wealth of experience lends itself to some excellent insight, with his work cited in Forbes amongst other publications. Based in Alicante, Spain.

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History: Why Did Continental & United Airlines Agree To Merge?

Mergers were seen as a way to grow the network and save money.

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How Can You Fly On A Private Jet?

All the ways you can fly on a private jet.

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What Is An Airline Slot?

Slots determine when your flight will arrive and depart from its arrival and destination airports.

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A Brief History Of Spanish Low-Cost Carrier Vueling

Vueling is the second-largest airline in Spain.

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Top 5: The Airlines With The Most Affordable Onboard Catering

A look at which airlines offer resonable priced onboard food.

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Why Did TAP Air Portugal Acquire Portugália Airlines?

Portugália Airlines is now a part of TAP Air Portugal.

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Why London Oxford Airport Is An Important Hub For Private Jet Traffic In The UK

In contrast to its complete lack of scheduled commercial flights, the facility is the fourth-busiest private jet airport in the United Kingdom.

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5 Food & Drink Items That Are Symbolic Of Modern Commercial Aviation

A look at certain items of food and drink that are popular on airlines.

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5 Top Tips For Air Travel In Hot Weather

The best time of day to travel during the summer is in the early morning.

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Largely Forgotten: The Tragedy Of Dan-Air Flight 1903

An unfortunate navigational error led to the incident.

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What Booking Trends Can We Expect For US Flights In September?

September 2023 looks all set to be a busy month for travel.

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What Do Fighter Pilots Wear In The Cockpit & Why?

Flight suits are made from fire-resistant Nomex.

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Top 5: July's Best Airlines For On-Time Performance By Region

On-time performance of American carriers has improved over the months.

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How Fast Do Private Jets Fly?

Some business aircraft are very fast.

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On This Month In 2001: The Hawker 4000 Private Jet Makes Its First Flight

The story of the Hawker 4000 business jet.

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A Brief Guide To Night Flight Restrictions At Germany's Major Airports

All German Airports have some night restrictions.

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Survey Reveals The World's 5 Best Airlines For Business Travel

The top five business class offerings according to a Tipalti survey.

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A Look At The Blended Wing Body Bombardier Ecojet

A blended-wing aircraft has advantages and disadvantages.

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Top 5: Europe's Busiest Domestic Air Routes

Trains are replacing planes on many domestic European routes.

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Which Airlines Have Ordered The Airbus A319neo?

The type hasn't sold as well as its larger classmates.

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