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United Airlines CEO Jeff Smisek gives “State of the Airline” presentation

Yesterday at the JP Morgan Aviation, Transportation & Defense Conference in New York, Jeff Smisek gave a presentation on the status of United Airlines, the merger with Continental, and the future of the industry. A lot of it was high-level CEO talking points about the carrier and the future, but he did reveal a couple…

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Major earthquake strikes Japan & related impact to airline flight operations

Terrible news this morning, as I’ve just finished reading about the horrendous magnitude 8.9 earthquake in Japan, the corresponding tsunami & enormous loss of life. My sincerest thoughts are for the region and everyone impacted today. The vast majority of flights (if not all) headed to Narita Airport outside Tokyo were diverted to other airports…

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News roundup: Pan Am returning, American fined, Allegiant’s fluctuating fares, United rebrands, and MilePoint launches today

Several articles caught my eye yesterday and this morning, so here’s a news roundup of the top stories hitting the blogosphere: No, Pan Am definitely isn’t returning to the skies as an airline, but ABC Television has ordered a pilot episode for a new show that will follow the fictional lives of flight attendants during…

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