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User currently offline777-200LRpilot From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Posted (12 years 11 months 1 hour ago) and read 579 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, 2565 posts, RR: 6
Reply 1, posted (12 years 11 months 1 hour ago) and read 570 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 (12 years 10 months 4 weeks 22 hours ago) and read 540 times:

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




User currently offlineSunilgupta From United States of America, joined Nov 2000, 786 posts, RR: 14
Reply 3, posted (12 years 10 months 4 weeks 20 hours ago) and read 532 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.

Sunil


User currently offlineRyu2 From Taiwan, joined Aug 2002, 495 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (12 years 10 months 4 weeks 18 hours ago) and read 517 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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