Teara Iskwew

Indigenous Canadian Woman Launches New Airline

As Ben and Andrew experienced on their recent trip to Whitehorse, small airlines can be an important part of remote communities. The more isolated the area, the more valuable the services of small airlines become. And in places like Alaska and northern…

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Filed Under: Aviation
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“AAviation Day” At Reagan National Airport

Yesterday I got to attend this awesome event at my local airport that I know a lot of you would appreciate. It's organized by AirlineGeeks.com, an aviation news website maintained by young AvGeeks. This was their third annual AAviation Day, and as you…

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Filed Under: American, Aviation
Airbus A220 Yourfile

Bombardier CSeries Rebranded As Airbus A220

Last year, Bombardier ran into problems with Boeing and the US government regarding their newest aircraft type, the CSeries. As Ben has previously explained: -- Boeing claimed that the CSeries plane was heavily subsidized by the Canadian government,…

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Filed Under: Aviation
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How The ‘Big 3’ Airlines Are Forming In Europe

You will often see reference to the 'US3' or the 'ME3' when reading about global aviation. The US3 refers to the biggest three airlines in the US -- American, Delta and United which as a result of mergers and consolidation now have by far the most market…

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Filed Under: Air France/KLM, Aviation
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The Sad Tale Of Berlin Brandenburg Airport

Anyone who has flown in or out of Berlin’s primary airport, Tegel, would recall a comically outdated experience, in desperate need of an upgrade. Its unusual circular shape means the boarding gates are just metres from the taxi rank. When it is not busy…

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Filed Under: Airberlin, Aviation
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Nerd Alert: Airline Management Simulator Games

Lucky is a self-described AvGeek, but even he has his limits. He makes fun of me for playing an online airline management simulation called AirwaySim. But in my opinion, this computer game is great fun for anyone who loves airlines, even if you moved…

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Filed Under: Aviation, Misc.