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The Iranian Griffin. Creepy, but Classic.

Plus: ATP’s Spiffy New Logo.

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Who’s More Experienced, the Copilot or the Captain?

The Vagaries of Airline Seniority.

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Here Comes the Summer

Delays? Cancellations? Chaos? What’s in Store For Summer Travel, and How Did We Get Here?

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Travel Photos: The Textures Series

Paint and Plaster Like You’ve Never Seen It.

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Rarefied Air

High-Altitude Encounters with Fame and Fancy.

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The Latest Books by Jonathan Franzen and Gary Shteyngart

Upstate Angst and a Heartland Masterpiece.

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Unmasked

Face Cover Mandate is Struck Down. Now What?

And, Good Riddance to the Mask Selfie.

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Switched Off

The Netflix Documentary I Can’t Watch.

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Q&A With the Pilot

Volume 3: Windshield Wipers, Busted Windows, and Other Oddities of Flight.

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What the War in Ukraine Means for Air Travel

Airspace Closures, Deadly Hazards, and Memories of Aeroflot.

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The Rolling Report Card

The Latest, Greatest, Worst and Most Nauseating Paint Schemes.

UPDATE: The Condor Beach Towel.

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Twenty Years and Counting

You Won’t Hear Much About it, but November 12th Marks One of the Most Significant Milestones in Aviation History.

Plus, a Look Back at America’s Ten Worst Disasters.

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COVID Testing Made Easy.

For U.S. Citizens Returning From Abroad, the Mandatory COVID Test Was a Major Hassle. Not Any More.

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Long Live the Airport Marquee

From Madrid to Mali, Signs Greet Passengers With a Touch of Drama and Flair.

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A Gourmet Diversion. Some Pictures of Airline Food.

Savory Snapshots to Help Us Remember Normalcy. And Because I’m Hungry.

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Connect the Dots

Point to Point: Alaska Airlines’ Throwback Flights, and the Weird Zen of Airline Route Maps.

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The Airplane That Isn’t

Boeing Bet the Future on a Fifty Year-Old Design. Did it Lose?

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The China Eastern 737 Crash

Knowns and Unknowns after 737 Plunges Into Mountains.

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Ode to the 767

Another Oldie but Goodie From Boeing.

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