Qantas Grounds A380 – Qantas temporarily grounded one of it’s A380s after discovering dozens of hairline cracks during a maintenance inspection. The cracks were different than the ones found by Airbus in metal brackets inside the wings of two jets last month.
Trench Coats, Vacuum Seal Bags & Other Ways to Avoid Airline Fees – As airlines come up with more fees, travelers are coming up with creative ways to avoid them.
50 Ultimate Travel Apps… So Far – CNN Travel lists some of the best apps out there. The list is a mix of free & for purchase apps.
Guidelines Dispute Economy Class Syndrome – You’re no more likely to develop dangerous blood clots if you are stuck sitting in coach. Read more about it in this article.
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Bolivia’s state run airline Boliviana de Aviacion has became a leader in domestic air travel in just three years. Around the world privatization has been the way of the airline industry so a state run airline doing well is pretty surprising.
Boliviana de Aviacion has abolished first class and sells all seats for the same price. They control about half of Bolivia’s domestic air travel market and their fleet consists of six leased Boeing 737s with talks of plans to buy six Embraer 190 jets.
Read more about the success of Boliviana de Aviacion in the AP/Associated Press article here