Airline Pulse: News and Notes for Jan. 25, 2016
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Boeing 737 Still A Hot Commodity
Jetblue Service To Barbados Proves Popular
Boston Logan To See More Low-Cost Transatlantic Flights
Bombardier’s New Cseries Still Trying To Take Off
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Some NFL fans had a hard time getting to Charlotte for the NFC title game yesterday. Charlotte Douglas International was hit by a major snow storm on Friday and Saturday, so flights there from major hubs like Chicago and Atlanta were canceled or delayed.
Because of its location between Europe and Asia, Iran could become an aviation hotbed similar to Dubai. The country’s airlines have already started ordering aircraft to update their fleets in anticipation of more demand for commercial flights.
There has been speculation that a large chunk of metal that washed ashore in Thailand could be from the missing MH370, which has been the subject of a two-year search. Experts, however, doubt that the metal is from the missing plane.
Orlando International Airport is trying to clean up. The Central Florida hub wants to be more environmentally friendly and has designs on earning LEED certification for some of its buildings.
Thailand’s government has announced plans to build a rail link that will connect three major airports, Bangkok’s domestic hub, Don Mueang, Suvarnabhumi International and the navy-owned U-Tapao in Rayong.
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