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Win a free “private” JetSuite trip -San Fran and LA. are offering the chance to win a free flight on the first JetSuiteX service on April 19 from Concord Buchanan Field Airport in the San Francisco Bay Area to Burbank Bob Hope Airport in the Los Angeles area in a new JetSuiteX Embraer 135 jet! You even get a domestic flight to get you to the Bay Area and JetBlue frequent flyer points for the inaugural flight! JetSuiteX, is a public charter service which aims to offer a “private jet experience“.  The aforementioned Embraer 135 has only 30 seats arranged in ten rows of three leather seats -so lots of…

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Good Bye US Airways- will they be missed?

  Tomorrow, US Airways disappears as a brand. It joins AirTran, Aloha, Continental, Midwest Express, Northwest, TWA as airline brands that have all disappeared since 2001. The largest airlines in the US have contracted to just three large carriers: American, Delta and United. US first flew in 1939 as mail carrier All American Aviation, adding passenger traffic in 1949. In 1953 it became Allegheny Airlines, a name it carried until the deregulation era of 1979 when USAir was adopted. USAir was varied to US Airways in 1997. In 2005, they entered into a “reverse merger” with America West with the America West…

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Virgin presents the most boring movie ever!

a mannequin in a plane

Would you watch a 5 hour boring movie for 2500 frequent flyer points? Virgin America has created “BLAH AIRLINES FLIGHT 101”, a boring, beige and dull five hour and forty-five minute flight set in real time on a flight from Newark to San Francisco. The passengers aboard seem pretty creepy, the pilots bored and tired and the flight attendants over perked. The film’s trailer can be viewed here: Already almost one million people have already watched the film on YouTube since the film was uploaded in October, 2014! (Did they skip parts of it -like…

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ANA 787 to San Jose

On January 11, 2013, ANA will begin a five day a week 787 between San Jose, California  and Tokyo, Japan. The flight will depart San Jose at 1145am every day except Tuesday and Thursday.  It will arrive in Tokyo at 4:10 p.m. The return flight will leave Tokyo at 5:35 p.m. and arrive at SJC at 10:10 the following morning. This will be the first 787 flight into the Bay Area. It sounds like a very delightful way to fly into the USA. For passnegers flying to Tokyo, ANA will offer great connections to their…

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