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Justice and MH17. Four Face Murder Charges in 2014 Downing of Boeing 777.

Plus: The Machu Picchu Airport. A Terrible Idea.

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Now and Zen: The Greatest Album of All Time Turns 35

Three Dudes, Two Sides, Twenty-One Songs and Thirty-Five Years.

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Into the Sea: Love, Death, and Other Near Misses

Remembering the Closest of Calls on its Latest Anniversary.

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Letter From Chernobyl

Photos From the Site of History’s Worst-Ever Nuclear Accident.

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The Riddle May Not Be Deep

William Langewiesche’s Outstanding Story, and Coming to Terms With the Fate of MH370.

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Statecraft: Trump Unveils New Air Force One Livery

It’s Three Things You Likely Didn’t Expect: Tasteful, Attractive, and Boring.

And Here’s How to Make It Better…

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Forty Years On, Remembering America’s Deadliest Air Disaster.

The Past as Prologue: The Legacy of American 191.

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United Airlines Reveals New Livery

Bold, Blue, and Boring.

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Ethiopian, Lion Air, and the 737 MAX

UPDATE: To Push, To Pull. Ethiopian Pilots Faced a No-Win Scenario.

Plus, America’s “Gold Standard” in Perspective, From the 737 to the DC-10.

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The A380 is Dead! Long Live the A380!

Airbus to End Production of its Flagship Double-Decker. Plus, the Myth of the Vanishing Jumbo Jet.

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Shamrock Shame

Get Your Yawns Out: A Look at the Latest Aer Lingus Livery.

And, Terrible New Slogans From Emirates and Qatar Airways.

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Damn The Spinner Bag!

How Four-Wheeled Luggage is The Latest Air Travel Scourge.

And What the Hell is a “Roller Board”? Et Tu, Gary Shteyngart !

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Ask the Pilot on Social Media

Pick Your Poison and Join Now, on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter.

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Deadly Stupidity in Moscow

How Not to Evacuate From a Burning Plane.

Also, What Happens When a Plane is Hit By Lightning?

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Big Planes On Short Routes? What a Concept.

Getting to the Root of the Delays Crisis.

As the System Hits a Breaking Point, Will Airlines Go Back to the Future?

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Art of a Logo

When a Tail Tells a Tale. From da Vinci to the Union Jack to the Persian Griffin, Designs With a Deeper Meaning.

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A “Life List” of Planes

Get Your Memories Out.

And, the Weird Similarities Between Airplane Geeks and Birders.

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Welcome to Schiphol, the Airport of Quirky Charms

Plus: “North Latitude,” a Memoir From 1991.

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Ode to the 767

Another Oldie but Goodie From Boeing.

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Ode to the 757

What Can Replace this Most Versatile of Jetliners?

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Going the Distance. The Longest Flights in the World.

Qatar’s Doha-Auckland Route is the New Number One. But What is the Final Frontier of Long-Haul Flying?

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Images From Liberia

Scenes at and Around Roberts Field.

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First Class, Low Class, No Class: The Passenger Hall of Shame

Welcome to Flying, Where The Rules of Civility and Decency No Longer Apply.

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Fact and Fallacy of the Pilot Shortage

The Pilot Shortage Is Here, and It’s Real. But What Is It, Exactly?

UPDATE: Regionals Behaving Badly.

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Homage to the Boarding Pass Wallet

The Weird and Wonderful World of Airline Collectibles.

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Yak Hunting in Liberia

As any aerogeek will tell you, there’s something fascinating about old abandoned planes. This decomposing Russian jet is no exception.

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Safety Video Hell

UPDATE: The Latest Awful.

Here’s a Better Idea: No Demos More Than 90 Seconds Long.

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