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Google Flights, FAA funded, Heathrow’s pods, hotel unSafes, more Qantas strikes and a GDS fined

In other airline, hotel and travel industry news this week… Google launched a much-criticized Flight Search feature this week. Limited to airfare searches for travel within the United States, this is definitely just a teaser as confirmed by Google’s Inside Search blog where the company states, “This is just an early look, not the final…

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Video: The future of air travel according to Braniff International circa 1960s

Here’s a pretty hilarious video showing how Braniff International Airways envisioned the future of air travel on supersonic jets. It apparently was made in the 1960s, showing their interpretation of what 1975 air travel might be like. This is a must watch with some pretty amusing takeaways. Check out the woman in the silver outfit…

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Vintage Airline Seat Map: Braniff 727-200

For this installment of Vintage Airline Seat Maps, I selected a single-class Braniff Boeing 727-200. Seating 160 people, I thought it was interesting Braniff elected to only have one galley area for a relatively high density aircraft. On most other airlines operating the dash-200s, you’d find a second one near the rear exit doors. Braniff…

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