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User currently offline777-200LRpilot From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Posted (14 years 4 months 10 hours ago) and read 680 times:

It seems that people on this forum seem to know all sorts of little esoteric facts, like which flights KLM operates single class B738s on and the new routes JetBlue is considering. I was wondering where people get this information and if they could suggest some sources that I might look at so I could stay current with what's happening in aviation.

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User currently offlineLMML 14/32 From Malta, joined Jan 2001, 2566 posts, RR: 6
Reply 1, posted (14 years 4 months 10 hours ago) and read 671 times:

If you type practically all airline names followed by ".com" you will most often than not end up on the airline's website. There you can get any information you want. Also you can access Boeing and Airbus sites in the same manner.
Or you can ask questions here.

User currently offline777-200LRpilot From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 2, posted (14 years 3 months 4 weeks 1 day 6 hours ago) and read 641 times:

Ya, but do people obtain their information by regularly accessing companies websites?

User currently offlineSunilgupta From United States of America, joined Nov 2000, 791 posts, RR: 13
Reply 3, posted (14 years 3 months 4 weeks 1 day 4 hours ago) and read 633 times:

“The internet is like a herd of elephants with diarrhea…there is a non-stop flow of s**t and tons of it”

You just have to search and ye shall find.

Seriously, that is such a hard question to answer. Of course, google, yahoo and other search engines are useful. Airliners.net is indispensable (with the above stated axiom fully applicable). Also, you can search Yahoo groups for a SIG that tweaks your fancy and join it.


User currently offlineRyu2 From Taiwan, joined Aug 2002, 512 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (14 years 3 months 4 weeks 1 day 2 hours ago) and read 618 times:

I like http://justplanes.com/, it has a News section that's updated twice weekly, and is a good summary of what happened in the commercial airline industry worldwide (new orders, routes, etc).

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