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Jonathan E. Hendry-Journalist

Jonathan E. Hendry


About Jonathan E. Hendry

Jonathan served as an International Air Cadet Exchange Ambassador to Canada, and was stationed at RAF Lakenheath as a Staff Sergeant in the U.S Air Force. With a passion for discovering new destinations, he has visited over 70 countries from Azerbaijan to Zimbabwe. Jonathan holds degrees in Nursing and European Studies. Based in Essex, England

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Bouncing Back: Inside Shannon Airport's Record-Breaking First Half Of The Year

The airport has seen a flurry of new European and Transatlantic route launches as it reaches its highest numbers in over a decade.

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1 In 10 UK Flights Are Now By Private Jet: Should They Be Taxed More?

Taxes are currently calculated based on distance and aircraft weight, with some private passengers paying less than commercial ones.

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SWISS Airlines Becomes The Latest To Offer Free Inflight WiFi Chat Packages

The carrier will provide unlimited data for messaging and paid upgrades for customers desiring to surf the web.

F-35A Lightning II Demonstration Team commander Maj. Kristin Wolfe flies an F-35 assigned to the 421st Fighter Generation Squadron during a practice performance at Hill Air Force Base, Utah 1
How Much Do Military Pilots Get Paid?

Pay is generally in line with the rest of the Defence Forces but includes special bonuses and incentives.

Barra Airport, Outer Hebrides, Scotland - a Loganair Twin Otter lands 1
The UK’s Highland & Island Airports See A 10% Passenger Increase

Passenger numbers are up across most of the eleven airports scattered across the country

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Why Do Aircraft Store Fuel In The Wings?

Placing the fuel tanks in the wings takes advantage of valuable space while improving stability and economics.

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Southwest Airlines Posts Record Revenue After Highest Ever Number Of Flights

The airline is optimizing its network as it receives new fuel-efficient jets.

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Amsterdam Schiphol Airport's 5 Largest European Markets By Aircraft Movements

The United Kingdom replaces Spain in the top spot, and several airports see a significant boost in connectivity.

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Boeing Records $19 Billion Revenue In Q2

The manufacturer delivered 136 aircraft and secured 460 net orders.

 Volotea flies overhead 1
Volotea To Launch Twice-Weekly London-Strasbourg Flights In November

The route will be the Spanish carrier's first in the UK, linking it to one of the European Union capitals for the first time in five years.

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Hawaiian Airlines Highlights Strong Demand On Leisure & Japanese Routes In Q2 Results

The airline's return to Fukuoka led to strong outbound bookings from Japan alongside an increase in domestic leisure demand.

Airport Costa Smeralda in Olbia, Sardinia, Italy 1
Several New Airlines: Inside Olbia Airport's Busy Summer

The airport on the Italian Island of Sardinia has welcomed a flurry of new carriers and routes.

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Iberia To Serve Doha In Joint Business Partnership With Qatar Airways & British Airways

The Spanish airline will launch a daily service to Doha in December to increase connectivity with its oneworld partners.

Air France pilots flying a Boeing 787 1
Boeing Launches $950,000 Pilot Training Scholarship Initiative

The money will be used to increase pilot training opportunities and fund twenty-five scholarships for historically underrepresented communities.

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Indian Startup Spirit Air Orders 6 New Britten-Norman Islander Aircraft

The versatile aircraft will be deployed on routes connecting major airports with grass strips across the country.

Mount Rainier Sunrise at Olympia Regional Airport in Washington State 1
Which US State Capitals Don't Have Any Scheduled Flights?

Several capital cities have a major airport nearby, while residents of others must travel up to an hour to reach the next airport.

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What To Expect From Etihad's Airbus A380 Return On Tuesday

The airline will gradually ramp up its double-decker operations to three of its four daily London-Abu Dhabi flights.

The Edgley EA-7 Optica Scout Aircraft parked at an airfield. 1
Top 5: The World's Quirkiest Private Planes

From a jet-powered biplane to an asymmetrical wonder, explore some of the most fascinating private aircraft.

Southwest Airlines Boeing 737-700 (N7823A) at Denver International Airport 1
Boeing Has Redesigned The 737NG Engine Nacelle To Better Resist Broken Fan Blades

The manufacturer has completed the required work ahead of the FAA's deadline of July 31st.

Iceland Air in front of the Mountains 1
Icelandair Reports Its Highest Q2 Profit Since 2016 Of $13.7 Million

The increase in operating profits was driven by strong demand and lower fuel costs.

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