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Who is Actually Operating Your Flight

Episode 17 ·



In this episode, Andrew starts off by answering the question of why some airplane window shades are “upside down” and retract downwards. Then he talks about who is actually operating your flight by exploring airline partnerships and what it means for travelers.

  • Why do some airplane window shades retract downwards instead of upwards? Find out in this episode and keep an eye out for it on your next flight.

  • In today’s complicated world of air travel, we often book flights with one airline when the flight is actually operated by another one. This happens because of airline partnerships. Andrew talks about the different types of partnerships and how to tell who will actually be operating your flight.

  • It’s important to know who is actually operating your airline as it has implications on your journey and experience. This episode’s main segment helps you prepare.

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