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If You've Just Gotta Have an Airplane-Shaped Cookie Jar...

September 25, 2012 at 11:11 AM | by | ()

Last week we took an in-depth look at fabulous duty-free finds in the air, but now there are more shopping options on the ground. The week also marked a milestone for America's favorite budget carrier, Southwest, with the launch of their new website selling all things airline-branded. From clothing to Christmas ornaments and pet stuff to planes, SWA offers plenty of options for passengers that LUV flying the brightly colored jets.

The "SWA Freedom Shop" is kind of an #avgeek shop-a-holic's dream. There's even some cool vintage airline stuff...if that's what you're into. Hey, remember, those special paint jobs? They've got six of them as models.

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Forget The Plastic Wings, As JetBlue Now Has Airplane Playing Cards

September 26, 2011 at 9:00 AM | by | ()

Everyone knows about the little plastic wings—or even first flight certificates—the littlest of passengers can score during their in-flight adventures. However, the latest addition to your airline paraphernalia collection includes airplane trading cards, as JetBlue has released a series of baseball aircraft cards.

They’re really intended for the kiddos, but we won’t be shy about asking for one on our next flight aboard JetBlue. There are 15 different cards, and each card reveals a different aircraft tail-fin design or unique paint job. Ten of the cards are dedicated to the different designs outside of the Airbus A320 planes, and there are five showing off what the Embraer E190s look like. Best of all, when you collect all of them, the reserve of each card reveals a little picture puzzle depicting JetBlue employees hard at work.

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