Monthly Archive: May 2012

Strong Passenger Demand – Some Cargo Improvement – IATA.org

Los Angeles - LAX activity by Mark Plumley

Strong Passenger Demand – Some Cargo Improvement – IATA.org Geneva – The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced global traffic results for April showing that total passenger demand rose 6.1% while freight demand was 4.2% down on April 2011. Despite continuing economic weakness in some parts of the world, demand for air travel continues to …

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Skybus Airlines – Airline of the Month – OPShots.net

Skybus Airlines

Skybus Airlines   Original images of a livery design described by some as “psychedelic” emerged on the internet, but since then the all orange design displaying the butterfly logo on the tail made its appearance on the Columbus tarmac. This design was not the standard livery for all Skybus aircraft, however, as its airplanes were …

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OPShots TOPSHOT – Elizabeth “Liz” Stapleton, GA Vagabond

"Sunset Strip" in Marlboro, Ohio.  Photo:  Elizabeth Stapleton - OPShots Contributor

When it comes to small-town Ohio airports, no place is safe when it comes to our Liz!  She has explored the back roads and byways to amass an impressive collection of small-town airfields and their denizens than anyone else I know!  With her unique documentarian eye, she brings these places to life and shows you …

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Alaska Airlines lets customers tag their bags – AviationPros.com

An Alaska Airlines 737 getting towed to its gate on a Seattle morning.  Photo:  Cole Goldberg - OPShots Contributor

Alaska Airlines is debuting self-bag tagging for customers traveling out of Seattle-Tacoma International Airport. The process allows customers to print and attach their own luggage tags from a self-service kiosk in the airport lobby and then, in one step, show their identification and drop their bag off with an airline representative for security screening and …

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