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Molly Russell-

Molly Russell

About Molly Russell

Journalist - With a degree in journalism, Molly joins the team with an interest in aviation's history, and its impact on politics, society, and culture. Molly has experience as a digital correspondent with Sky News. Based in Surrey, United Kingdom

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How Delta Air Lines Is Improving Onboard Medical Emergency Response

The legacy carrier is set to overhaul in-flight medical kits across its entire fleet, going "above and beyond" the FAA's current guidance.

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Explored: Airlines That Offer Private Jet Services

From Emirates Executive to United Airlines' partnership with JSX, let's take a look at the airlines upping the premium travel game.

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Want An Airbus A380? Thai Airways Is Selling 6!

Thai Airways' entire Airbus A380 fleet is currently up for bidding in "as-is, where-is" condition.

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Lufthansa Presents Ambitious Frankfurt Airport Cargo Airbus A321 Expansion Plans

Lufthansa Cargo's modernization goals will see the carrier redevelop Frankfurt Airport into an eCommerce hub and digitize operations.

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Ryanair Takes Aim At Spanish Airport Fee Increase

Aena's proposed increase would see airport charges across Spain increase by 4.09% in March 2024.

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Off Duty Pilot Dies As Qatar Airways Airbus A350 Diverts To Dubai

The senior pilot, noted for his prior experience with Alliance Air and SpiceJet, fell ill and passed away en route from Delhi to Doha.

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Paddington Bear's Flight? LATAM Connects London To Peru

The route, set to launch on December 2, will become the only direct connection between the United Kingdom and Peru.

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Vistara To Pay Medical Expenses For Child Burned On Frankfurt Flight

The airline will reimburse the family's medical expenses and review its safety policies after a ten-year-old girl was scalded by hot water in-flight.

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Egyptair Applies For DOT Permission To Fly To Los Angeles International

Flights from Cairo to Los Angeles could launch as early as October 2023 if approved by the Department of Transportation.

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The Pyramids Await: Wizz Air Launches New London Luton To Cairo Route

Flights to Cairo's Sphinx Airport from Luton will launch on October 30, in time for the winter travel season.

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Turkish Airlines Sees 9% Passenger Increase In July

In July, 8.6 million passengers traveled with the Turkish flag carrier, bringing year-to-date traffic figures to 47.3 million.

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British Airways Airbus A380 Johannesburg Services Are In Chaos

Over half of British Airways services between London and Johannesburg have faced significant delays amid airspace closures in Niger.

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Crew Shut Qantas Boeing 737 Engine Shut Down Over Tasman Sea

The ATSB final report highlighted the flight crew of Qantas flight QF-144's "effective decision making" during the January incident.

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Air Antilles' Parent Company Has Been Placed Into Liquidation

The decision follows last month's announcement that the airline had filed for non-payments amid a prolonged pilots' strike.

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JetBlue Targets Air Serbia With Latest Codeshare Agreement

JetBlue will place its code on all Air Serbia transatlantic services from Belgrade's Nikola Tesla Airport.

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American Airlines Is Discussing Narrowbody Orders With Airbus & Boeing

Up to 200 new A321neo or 737 MAX aircraft could be ordered as the legacy carrier looks to phase out the oldest narrowbody jets in its fleet.

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Record Month: Ryanair Carries 1.3 Million More Passengers Than Ever Before

Over 18.7 million passengers were carried by the low-cost carrier during July, smashing its previous monthly record set in June.

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United Airlines Introduces New Amenity Kits For Transcontinental And Hawaii Flights

This summer, United Airlines is waging a battle against post-flight dull skin and bad breath in collaboration with Asutra and Ua Body.

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North Korea's Air Koryo Could Be Looking To Restart International Flights

Recent maintenance and a re-opening of Pyongyang Airport to international arrivals have sparked hope of Air Koryo's return.

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Legal Complaint Launched Against Ryanair's Online Travel Agent Facial Recognition Scan

EU privacy rights group NOYB has cited concerns over privacy amid the carrier's decision to require biometric verification for external ticket sales.

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