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Recent articles by Ben:

Meet 'Joon,' Air France's new airline for Millenials

Air France-KLM announced plans for a new stand-alone carrier last year. Now, we know the name: “Joon.” It's meant to battle encroaching competitors. → Read More

Norwegian Air to fly from Denver to Paris; fares start at $229 one way

Paris will be carrier's second route from Denver and continues its torrid U.S. expansion spree. → Read More

Seattle turf war: Delta expands on more Alaska Air routes

The pace of the Seattle showdown between Delta and Alaska Airlines appears to have slowed since this winter, but the turf war is not over. → Read More

Blockbuster expansion: Frontier to add 21 cities, 85 routes

The number of cities on Frontier’s route map will swell to 82 by next summer – up dramatically from the current number. → Read More

Blockbuster expansion: Frontier to add 21 cities, 85 routes

The number of cities on Frontier’s route map will swell to 82 by next summer – up dramatically from the current number. → Read More

T+L magazine: Virgin America, Singapore are top airlines for 2017

Virgin America was named the USA's top airline for the 10th consecutive year in the 2017 "World's Best Awards” from Travel + Leisure magazine. → Read More

Delta is first U.S. airline to take 'flagship' Airbus A350

Delta will use its A350s to help phase out its Boeing 747 jets, which the carrier plans to retire later this year. → Read More

Delta is first U.S. airline to take 'flagship' Airbus A350

Delta will use its A350s to help phase out its Boeing 747 jets, which the carrier planes to retire later this year. → Read More

Delta is first U.S. airline to take 'flagship' Airbus A350

Delta will use its A350s to help phase out its Boeing 747 jets, which the carrier planes to retire later this year. → Read More

July's #avgeek gallery: 30 cool aviation photos

Check out our latest batch of fun airplane and aviation photos from around the globe. → Read More

Qatar Airways offers a glimpse of the new laptop security regime

Qatar Airways, which has been removed from the carry-on ban for electronics, offers a glimpse of the new security measures in place for laptops. → Read More

Where's Ben? Today in the Sky schedule update

Today in the Sky will be published on an abbreviated schedule through July 17, 2017. → Read More

Name that airport ...

Here is this week's "name that airport" photo. → Read More

Norwegian adds Europe flights from Chicago, Austin; fares start at $174 one way

Norwegian already bills itself 'world’s fastest-growing airline,' and the airline is backing that up with yet another round of expansion from the USA. → Read More

July route roundup: Where airlines are adding (or cutting) service

Airlines constantly tweak their schedules, trying to find profitable new routes or pulling the plug on ones that have underperformed. → Read More

July route roundup: Where airlines are adding (or cutting) service

Airlines constantly tweak their schedules, trying to find profitable new routes or pulling the plug on ones that have underperformed. → Read More

Southwest unveils shark-themed Boeing 737 for Shark Week (again)

Shark Week has become a TV staple since it first debuted in the 1980s. Now it’s making an encore at 35,000 feet. → Read More

Photo tour: Behind the scenes at the Boeing factory

Check out photos from our tour of Boeing's widebody factory in Everett, Wash. → Read More

Norwegian is world's second airline to get Boeing's new 737 Max

The airline will become the first to put the jet into regular service in the United States this summer. → Read More

Norwegian now the second airline in world to get Boeing's 737 Max

The airline will become the first to put the jet into regular service in the United States this summer. → Read More