Fun Facts

The World’s Busiest Airports: The Top 10 for International Passengers

The fast growth and rise of new international travel hubs is really changing our skies and broadening travel opportunities for all, so let’s take a look at the top 10 airports for international traffic. 10. Atatürk International Airport – 41.1m (2016) Istanbul’s biggest airport, and the main hub for Turkish Airlines… Read more »

What do you do when Flying? Sleep or Movie?

What do you do when Flying? Sleep or Movie?

How do people spend their time while flying? That’s a question best answered by the APEX State of the Air Passenger Experience Program! And, here’s the simple infographic which explains the results of their research: It’s a close call between sleeping and watching movies on the in-flight entertainment system. So… Read more »

Genealogy of Airlines in the US [infographic]

Genealogy of Airlines in the US [infographic]

Here is a fantastic infographic that displays the genealogy of Airlines in the US. It’s facinating to quickly take in the changes from deregulation and mergers and acquisitions. Very cool graphics to boot. If you would like the full size version head over too http://www.historyshots.com/products/airlines

Delta Airlines Family Tree

Delta Airlines Family Tree

Delta is one of the worlds largest airlines with over 800 aircraft in service, flying to over 300 destinations in 64 countries. The company’s history can be traced back to Huff Daland Dusters, founded in 1924 in Macon, Georgia making it the the oldest operating airline in the US. This… Read more »

Which Airline Loyalty program has the most Satisfied Customers?

Which Airline Loyalty program has the most Satisfied Customers?

What do patrons of US frequent flyer programs think about their respective airlines offerings? Well, that’s why there’s the Mile Satisfaction Survey, which asks 1,600 members of U.S. frequent flyer programs currently saving miles for an award trip a whole bunch of questions. The infographic provides a shortcut view to… Read more »

The Top Ten Worlds Biggest Airlines [infographic]

The Top Ten Worlds Biggest Airlines [infographic]

It’s probably no surprise who the top two are on the list of biggest airlines (ranked by passenger numbers) with Delta Airlines at number one and United at number two. There have been some changes to the order with the fast growth of air travel in Asia, do see the… Read more »

You Say How Many Planes are in the Sky right now?

You Say How Many Planes are in the Sky right now?

Just how many planes are up in the sky above our heads at any given time? As this amazing infographic reveals it could be way more thank you think. According to flightradar24, on this particular day at this particular time, there was 11,700 planes in the air. Even more staggering… Read more »

Do You Remember Allegheny Airlines?

Do You Remember Allegheny Airlines?

Here’s a promotional flyer from Allegheny Airlines. It was a forerunner of US Airways operating from 1952 to 1979. Its headquarters were at Washington National Airport in Arlington County, Virginia. American Airlines currently have a heritage plane in service, painted in the original livery honoring the legacy of Allegheny.

Best Route to California [in 1849]

Best Route to California [in 1849]

California was a popular place in 1800’s and a man named Rufus Porter in 1849 proposed an airline which would travel from New York to California in 3 Days. Regardless of his detailed plan, unfortunately, it never came into existence. Could you imagine landing in LA in this beautiful flying… Read more »