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I flew on Spirit Airlines’ first ‘shuttle’ flight from Newark to Boston for $25 and still overpaid – here’s why it’s a great budget option

Spirit Airlines inaugurated service between Newark and Boston on November 18, becoming the fifth carrier on the busy route. The two daily flights join a competitive sector dominated by American, Delta, United, and JetBlue, primarily serving business travellers and offering bonus perks for flyers. We flew on the first flight […]
I flew on Spirit Airlines’ first ‘shuttle’ flight from Newark to Boston for $25 and still overpaid – here’s why it’s a great budget option
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How Airbus became Boeing’s greatest rival

Over the past 20 years, the commercial aviation industry has come to be dominated by Airbus and Boeing. Airbus and Boeing each own roughly half of the global large commercial airliner market. The two carriers compete on the same level, but Airbus is relatively new when compared to Boeing, which […]
How Airbus became Boeing’s greatest rival
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The next big thing in aeroplane tech is becoming a nightmare for some airlines

Pratt & Whitney‘s new PurePower geared turbofan engines are designed to be cleaner, quieter, more powerful, and more fuel-efficient than existing jet engines. The engines will power the next generation of narrow-body airliners from Airbus, Bombardier, Embraer, Mitsubishi, and United Aircraft Corp. But the engines have been plagued by a […]
The next big thing in aeroplane tech is becoming a nightmare for some airlines