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Airline Pulse: News and Notes for Dec. 4, 2015

Airlines & Airports | Delta Air Lines | Donald Wood | December 04, 2015

Airline Pulse: News and Notes for Dec. 4, 2015

Secret Government Airline Seeking New Pilots
Have you ever wanted to fly to Area 51? Pilots with enough experience can now apply to become an employee of Janet, the secretive military air shuttle service operating out of Las Vegas’ McCarran International Airport.

Alaska Airlines Introducing New Premium Class
Alaska Airlines has officially announced its plans to introduce a Premium Class section in late 2016. The upgrade option will add more legroom, priority boarding and other perks for the airline’s passengers.

Delta Air Lines Takes Kids on Flight to North Pole
Delta Air Lines got into the holiday spirit by taking about 100 Los Angeles-area children for a flight to the North Pole. In reality, the “flight” was actually a short taxi ride around Los Angeles International Airport.

Etihad Airways Wins Airline of the Year Award
Earlier this week, Etihad Airways was named the Airline of the Year for 2016 by United States-based aviation industry publication Air Transport World, beating out over 100 other airlines from around the world.


Travel and Leisure broke down the worst airlines in terms of customer service. Something to consider next time you book a flight.

Despite the recent terrorist attacks in Paris, Delta Air Lines reported that the company earned more per mile in November than a year ago.

In a startling new article, a man uses only items he bought from post-security shops at an airport to build homemade weapons.

Looking for a tropical vacation this holiday season? Check out Virgin America’s new flights from San Francisco to Kahului, Maui with connecting flights from most of the airline’s markets.

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