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Albert J. Ellis (OAJ) Airport has had commercial airline flights for quite a while, actually since Valentines Days 1971. For the past 47 years we’ve been helping travelers reach their destinations safely with great pride. We have 3 gates and a single runway, and feature airline service provided by Delta Air Lines and American Airlines. Both airlines operate several types of aircraft include the Bombardier CRJ900. This nearly 120’ long jet cruises at just over 510mph. Over 400 of these are crisscrossing the sky today powered by General Electric jet engines made right here in North Carolina. With seating...


 

Over two million animals are transported by plane every year and there are government regulations related the transportation of animals by air. Commercial airlines also have their own policies that people need to take into account when traveling with pets. As a pet owner, there are additional considerations that need to be made to ensure the safety of animals on planes. Traveling by plane can be a stressful and confusing experience for both pet owners and pets, alike. Here are some general rules to follow and some tips to help make the experience as smooth and worry-free as possible. The first considerations to...


 

You wake up anxious. It’s the big day! You’re finally going on that vacation you’ve been looking forward to for months. The tickets are bought, and you are all packed, but there’s one little hiccup in your plan to make this the best trip ever. Your suitcase will barely close. Let’s be honest, you don’t want to pay the overweight bag charge, so you begin looking through the things you’ve packed, but you cannot decide what you should leave at home. The thing about traveling is that when we leave our home, we have a hard time choosing which of our favorite things...


 

So, you’re on a six-hour flight across the U.S. and let’s be honest- sitting on an airplane for six hours is no fun. Lucky for you, many planes have extras luxuries that allow you to feel a little more comfort. One of the biggest luxuries you may find on a plane is the ability to recline your seat. With the ability to recline your seat during your trip, comes the one major issue with personal space on a plane. Who owns the four inches of space between your seat and the person behind you? This issue of space has been something so many people argue about when on a plane. When on a plane...