Also, In the Skies 24 Hot Aviation Happenings in Week 5

This weekly post is my ‘round tuit’. Included are stories which caught my eye and others which I couldn’t cover in-depth during the week, but thought Flight Chic readers would want to know about.

From the birds to the birds for the birds.

One of our stories (#16) is really, really, really hot. Read it!

1. There’s a new world’s longest (for now) flight.

2. Airlines adjust to changing US immigration restrictions.

3. 2016 was a good year for airlines.

…and 2017 is starting out especially well for U.S. airlines

4. BA Crew Strike Again

5. Aer Lingus teases with A350 decor

6. Lufthansa gets a real one.

7. Air France swaps A380s for A350s.

8. Possibly yes.

9. Iceland stopover competition.

10. U.S. Airlines will meet with Trump.

They’re meeting a lot. (Deadline to reverse NAI approval elapsed this week.)



11. This to me is a red flag.


12. Growth for Perth

13. Paying for drinks in Economy class is nothing new.

..also this…

14. About that disappearing IFE…

15. Heathrow plans update

16. Interesting take on Lithium Battery risk from people who really know what they’re talking about.

Related PSA

17. Mapping Carbon Neutral

18. Changi is busy…

19. Zodiac deal is good news for many.

20. There’s an American football thing happening in the U.S.

21. About those falcons…

22. ????For the love of Pete.

23. Ha!

24. The last word goes to LIFT

Marisa Garcia

After working for sixteen years in aviation, specializing in aircraft interiors design and aviation safety equipment, and getting hands-on with aircraft cabins in hangars around the world, Marisa Garcia turned her expertise into industry insight. She has been reporting on aviation matters since 2014. Every day, she's putting words to work.

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