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The Pac-12's Collapse: College Sports Teams Now Face Longer Flights to Games

College football is going through rapid changes as teams from the Pac-12 Conference prepare to enter new conferences in the 2024-25 academic year. How ...

By Lukas Woerner • 03/05/2024
Two Qantas Boeing 737-800 Aircraft Collide on Tarmac at Perth Airport

Two Qantas Boeing 737-800 aircraft lightly collided on the ground at Perth Airport (PER) on March 3. One aircraft was pulling into its gate while the ...

By Hadi Ahmad • 03/05/2024
$1 Billion Lawsuit Filed: Passengers Claim Alaska Airlines and Boeing Put Lives at Risk

Three passengers on Alaska Airlines Flight 1812, which had an incident involving a door plug blowing off mid-flight in January, are suing the airline ...

By Öyküm Gelen • 03/04/2024
New Airline Mexicana Ditches Boeing for Faster Launch, Switches to Embraer

In February, Mexicana de Aviación, a revived Mexican state-owned airliner, announced the order of ten Embraer jets slated for a May 2025 delivery. Th ...

By Lukas Woerner • 03/04/2024
Neste’s Innovative Solution Will Reduce Companies’ Business Travel Emissions by Up to 80%

Finnish refining company Neste introduced a new solution to help companies reduce their aviation emissions by purchasing sustainable aviation fuel (SA ...

By George Mwangi • 03/04/2024
Investigation Underway After Embraer Lands on Closed Section of Runway in Northern Brazil

In a near-catastrophic event, a plane landed on runway 26 under construction at Boa Vista International Airport (BVB) in northern Brazil, almost impac ...

By Öyküm Gelen • 03/04/2024
Turkish Airlines Unveils Official Turkish Airlines Red Collaboration With Pantone

Turkish Airlines announced a collaboration with the color authority Pantone Color Institute to register PANTONE 7620, “Turkish Airlines Red.”

By Öyküm Gelen • 03/04/2024
Plane Takes King Harald V Back to Norway After Medical Procedure in Malaysia

Europe's oldest reigning monarch, 87-year-old Norwegian King Harald V, has returned home to Norway after receiving a pacemaker while on vacation in Ma ...

By Adam Schupak • 03/04/2024
As Pressure Mounts, Boeing May be Forced to Purchase its Fuselage Supplier Spirit AeroSystems

In the spotlight to improve its safety, Boeing is in discussions to acquire Spirit AeroSystems Inc., to reclaim control of its challenged former aeros ...

By Öyküm Gelen • 03/02/2024
4,000 Endangered Turtles Seized at Lima Airport

In late 2023, thousands of rare and exotic turtles were seized by the Peruvian government at the Lima Airport. This capture highlights a worrying tren ...

By Lukas Woerner • 03/02/2024
Woman Dies After Getting Ill on American Airlines Flight From Punta Cana

A 41-year-old female passenger suddenly fell ill on an American Airlines flight from Punta Cana (PUJ) to Charlotte (CLT). The aircraft made an emergen ...

By Öyküm Gelen • 03/01/2024
QantasLink Launches Inaugural Airbus A220 Service From Melbourne to Canberra

A new era has begun for QantasLink, the regional arm of Australian flag carrier Qantas. The airline has officially deployed its brand-new Airbus A220 ...

By Hadi Ahmad • 03/01/2024
Ampaire Completes First 100% Sustainable Aviation Fuel Test for Hybrid-Electric Aircraft

Ampaire has achieved its first ground test utilizing pure 100% ASTM D7566 Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) produced from electricity and carbon dioxide ...

By Öyküm Gelen • 03/01/2024
Asiana Airlines to Retire Its Last Boeing 747-400 Aircraft After 25 Years

The COVID-19 pandemic has seen several aircraft being retired earlier than expected. It was expected that Asiana Airlines would retire their Boeing 74 ...

By Sanghyun Kim • 03/01/2024
Ryanair Challenges Evidence from ex-FBI Official in Antitrust Lawsuit Against Booking.com

Ryanair has become a household name for offering extremely low fares and bare-bones service. Its business and operational strategy allow it to be one ...

By Daniel Ren • 03/01/2024
CycloTech Raises €20 Million in Funding for its Innovative Aviation Propulsion System

Austrian aviation technology company CycloTech recently secured €20 million ($21.6 million) in financing to develop its flight propulsion technology ...

By George Mwangi • 02/29/2024
U.S. Justice Department Launches Investigation into Boeing's Door Plug Incident

In January, just days before the expiration of a crucial deferred prosecution agreement (DPA) with the Department of Justice (DOJ), a mid-air incident ...

By Franco Grobler • 02/29/2024
Former Walgreens CEO Rosalind Brewer Joins United Airlines Board

On February 28, United Airlines announced that Rosalind Brewer would join its Board of Directors. Brewer is the former chief executive of retail pharm ...

By Öyküm Gelen • 02/29/2024
Ukraine Shoots Down $774 Million Worth of Russian Military Aircraft in Ten Days

Ukraine's military claimed to have shot down $774 million worth of Russian aircraft, representing ten planes, in the past ten days alone. The claims c ...

By Adam Schupak • 02/29/2024
LATAM Records $582 Million Profit in 2023, Driven by Strong Passenger Traffic

LATAM reported strong financial results for the fourth quarter of 2023 and the entire year. The 50.1% increase in traffic and $582 million profit is a ...

By Daniel Ren • 02/29/2024
Military Planes From Four Countries Drop Humanitarian Aid on War-Torn Gaza Strip

Amid the ongoing crisis in the Gaza Strip, various air forces participated in a joint effort to drop aid parcels by parachute along Gaza's coast. Acco ...

By Hadi Ahmad • 02/28/2024
Air India and FlyArystan Planes Nearly Collide on Runway at Mumbai Airport

A disaster was narrowly avoided at India's second-busiest airport as two Airbus jets were involved in a runway incursion. This incident occurred betwe ...

By Hadi Ahmad • 02/28/2024
Hundreds of Flights Canceled in Argentina as Aviation Employees Go on One-Day Strike

Hundreds of flights were canceled in Argentina as unionized airport employees partake in a 24-hour strike on February 28. The only airlines operating ...

By Lukas Woerner • 02/28/2024
Boeing Faces 90-Day Deadline for Action Plan Addressing Quality Control Issues

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has assigned Boeing 90 days to come up with a plan to fix quality problems and meet safety standards for the ...

By Öyküm Gelen • 02/28/2024
Southwest Airlines Launches Venture Firm for Sustainable Aviation Fuel, $30 Million Investment in Fuel Producer LanzaJet

Southwest Airlines announced the launch of Southwest Airlines Renewable Ventures (SARV), a subsidiary focused on helping the airline achieve its susta ...

By George Mwangi • 02/28/2024
SunExpress Becomes First Airline to Implement AMOSeTL Technology

On January 10, Swiss Aviation Software (Swiss-AS) confirmed that a SunExpress Boeing 737 aircraft departed from Antalya (AYT) with the company's AMOSe ...

By Öyküm Gelen • 02/28/2024
Korean Air Will Give Three Airbus A350 Planes to T'way Air

The proposed merger between Korean Air and Asiana Airlines requires a solution to prevent the combined carrier from having a monopoly in South Korea's ...

By Sanghyun Kim • 02/28/2024
World's First Intercity Air Taxi Flight Travels From Shenzhen to Zhuhai, Operated by AutoFlight

German-Chinese electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) startup AutoFlight completed the world's first electric air taxi demonstration flight be ...

By George Mwangi • 02/28/2024
Ryanair Flight Diverted to London-Gatwick Amid Flap Malfunction

Due to a flap malfunction, Ryanair flight FR 3945, operated with a Boeing 737-800, diverted to London-Gatwick (LGW) instead of its intended destinatio ...

By Öyküm Gelen • 02/28/2024
£3 Million Immigration Scam: British Airways Manager Flees After Visa Fraud

A 24-year-old British Airways manager at London Heathrow Airport (LHR) stands accused of running a £3 million ($3.8 million) immigration scam, allege ...

By Franco Grobler • 02/27/2024
Supernal Takes Off With eVTOL Ambitions as S-A2 and Partnerships Forge Path in Urban Air Mobility

Supernal, the Hyundai Motor Company subsidiary focusing on advanced air mobility (AAM), is making significant progress towards introducing an electric ...

By George Mwangi • 02/27/2024
FAA Report Slams Boeing's Safety Culture as 'Inadequate and Confusing'

On February 26, U.S. regulators released an assessment of Boeing's safety measurements and company culture. The report pressured the company since it ...

By Öyküm Gelen • 02/27/2024
Pakistan International Airlines Flight Attendants Continue Disappearing in Toronto

A Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) flight attendant disappeared yet again after landing at Toronto Pearson International Airport (YYZ). This inci ...

By Öyküm Gelen • 02/27/2024
Major League Baseball Celebrates 90 Years of Providing Chartered Flights for Teams

As the 2024 Major League Baseball (MLB) season kicks off this month with Spring Training, thousands of fans, players, and media members are flying int ...

By Lukas Woerner • 02/27/2024
Power Bank Explodes on AirAsia Flight in Thailand, Causing Fear Among Passengers

About 30 minutes after a Thai Air Asia flight from Bangkok-Don Mueang (DMK) took off, smoke emanated from row 15. It was soon discovered that this smo ...

By Hadi Ahmad • 02/27/2024
Ryanair CEO Warns of 10% Increase in Flight Prices Amid Boeing Delivery Delays

Ryanair CEO Michael O'Leary warned that flight prices could increase by 10% this summer due to an aircraft shortage. Boeing's new aircraft deliveries ...

By Öyküm Gelen • 02/26/2024
Unruly Passenger Restrained After Fighting With Crew on Emirates Flight to Islamabad

On February 24, an unruly passenger forced the cabin crew to intervene because of his violent actions on an Emirates Boeing B777-300 ER. The crew rest ...

By Öyküm Gelen • 02/26/2024
Passenger Receives CPR as Madrid-Bound Iberia Flight Diverts to Gran Canaria

Iberia flight IB 6844 from Buenos Aires-Ezeiza (EZE) to Madrid (MAD) diverted to Gran Canaria (LPA) on February 23. An Airbus A350-900, with registrat ...

By Öyküm Gelen • 02/26/2024
FlyDubai's Record-Breaking Profit: Can It Compete With Major Airlines?

FlyDubai, a prominent budget carrier headquartered in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, made headlines with its remarkable financial performance in 2023. T ...

By Adnan Shaheed • 02/26/2024
Southwest Airlines Transfers Lone Star One Livery to Boeing 737-800

Southwest Airlines is keeping the "Lone Star One" representing its home state, Texas. The low-cost carrier has transferred its livery - the set of sym ...

By Öyküm Gelen • 02/26/2024
Ethiopian Airlines and Qatar Airways Planes Nearly Collide Over Somalia

A mid-air collision was barely avoided over the skies of Somalia following a miscommunication from Air Traffic Control (ATC) on February 24. This inci ...

By Hadi Ahmad • 02/25/2024
Russia Loses Ninth Military Aircraft in One Week After Ukraine Shoots Down Russian Fighter Jet

Ukraine shot down a second Russian Bariev A-50 military aircraft on February 23, according to Ukrainian Air Force sources. A video posted on the soci ...

By Edward Carr • 02/25/2024
Hawaiian Airlines Welcomes First Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner to Fleet

Hawaiian Airlines officially welcomed its first Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner on February 23. With registration N781HA, the aircraft arrived at Honolulu's D ...

By Öyküm Gelen • 02/25/2024
Lufthansa and South African Airways Planes Nearly Collide at Johannesburg Airport

A Lufthansa Boeing 747 almost collided with a South African Airways (SAA) Airbus A320 at Johannesburg O. R. Tambo International Airport (JNB) on Febru ...

By Franco Grobler • 02/25/2024
Delta Air Lines Warns of Job Losses and Canceled Flights if U.S. Ends Aeroméxico Partnership

On February 23, Delta Air Lines urged the U.S. government to allow the carrier to continue its partnership with Aeroméxico. Ending the partnership wo ...

By Öyküm Gelen • 02/24/2024
United Airlines to Launch Nonstop Flights Between Guam and Tokyo-Haneda

United Airlines announced the launch of nonstop flights between Antonio B. Won Pat International Airport (GUM) in Guam and Tokyo Haneda Airport (HND) ...

By Öyküm Gelen • 02/24/2024
Cosmic Aerospace Raises $4.5 Million in Funding to Develop Electric Aircraft

Cosmic Aerospace, a startup developing an electric aircraft, raised $4.5 million in funding earlier this month. The company is currently working on th ...

By George Mwangi • 02/23/2024
VietJet Purchases 20 Airbus A330neos at Singapore Airshow in First-Ever Widebody Order

VietJet and Airbus have announced a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to purchase 20 A330-900neos. The announcement was made on February 22 at a signi ...

By Edward Carr • 02/23/2024
United Airlines Celebrates 30 Years of Nonstop Flights to Colombia

United Airlines celebrated its 30th anniversary of flying to Colombia this month. The U.S. airports with United flights to the country include Newark ...

By Lukas Woerner • 02/23/2024
Lilium Announces eVTOL Operations in Southeast Asia, Expanded Charging Infrastructure at Singapore Airshow

Lilium is making significant progress in developing the Lilium Jet, its electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) aircraft. Earlier this month, t ...

By George Mwangi • 02/22/2024
Airbus Showcases A350-1000 Powered by Sustainable Aviation Fuel at Singapore Airshow

Airbus showcased its A350-1000 aircraft, powered by a 35% blend of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF), at the Singapore Airshow. The company showed refue ...

By Öyküm Gelen • 02/22/2024
Emergency Door Nearly Ripped Off TUI Airways Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner at Birmingham Airport

On February 20, a TUI Airways plane was severely damaged after a set of mobile air stairs nearly ripped off its front left door. The incident involved ...

By Daniel Ren • 02/22/2024
American Airlines Baggage Fees Spike 17% Amid Loyalty Program Crack-Down Effort

American Airlines has raised the cost of checked bags on its flights for the first time in nearly six years. It has also changed how customers can ear ...

By Hadi Ahmad • 02/22/2024
Boeing Replaces Head of 737 MAX Program After Series of Failures

Boeing has been going through a lot of turbulence over the past five years, especially over the past two months. This rough patch for the once-domina ...

By Hadi Ahmad • 02/22/2024
Thai Airways Grows Fleet With Airbus A350-900, Boeing 787-9, and A321neo Leases

Thai Airways has made multiple major announcements at the 2024 Singapore Airshow, including a large Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner order on February 20. Th ...

By Hadi Ahmad • 02/22/2024
Bomb Threat Forces United Airlines Flight to Divert to Chicago

On February 21, United Airlines flight UA 1533 from Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) to Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) experienced ...

By Franco Grobler • 02/21/2024
Attempted Hijacking of Israeli Passenger Plane Sparks Worldwide Security Alerts

External actors attempted to seize control over the communication network of an El Al flight from Phuket International Airport (HKT) to Ben Gurion Air ...

By Öyküm Gelen • 02/21/2024
Starlux Airlines Orders Three Airbus A330neos and Five A350Fs at Singapore Airshow

Starlux Airlines ordered three Airbus A330neo planes and five A350F freighters at the Singapore Airshow on February 21. The Taiwanese carrier aims to ...

By George Mwangi • 02/21/2024
JFK-Bound Flight Returns to Toronto After Fire Breaks Out in Cockpit, Pilot Declares 'Mayday' on Radio

An Endeavor Airlines Bombardier CRJ-900 operating flight 4826 between Toronto (YYZ) and New York (JFK) was forced to return to YYZ after declaring an ...

By Adam Schupak • 02/21/2024
Breeze Airways Orders Ten Airbus A220-300s in Switch to All-A220 Fleet by End of 2024

Breeze Airways ordered ten additional Airbus A220-300 aircraft on February 21, adding to existing orders for 59 other A220-300s. The American low-cost ...

By George Mwangi • 02/20/2024
Thai Airways Orders 45 Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners at Singapore Airshow

Despite Boeing's commercial aircraft division having a significant absence from the 2024 Singapore Airshow, the manufacturer has still managed to garn ...

By Hadi Ahmad • 02/20/2024
Royal Brunei Airlines Orders Four Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners at Singapore Airshow

Royal Brunei Airlines announced the purchase of four Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners at the Singapore Airshow on February 20. Brunei's flag carrier views thi ...

By George Mwangi • 02/20/2024
Comac Secures Landmark Order for 50 Planes From Tibet Airlines at Singapore Airshow

At the Singapore Airshow, Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China (Comac) finalized an order for 40 C919 narrowbody jets and 10 versatile ARJ21 regio ...

By Öyküm Gelen • 02/20/2024
Singapore Announces Sustainable Aviation Fuel Targets Funded by Ticket Levy

Singapore is positioning itself as a leader in sustainable aviation by announcing plans to mandate the use of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) for all ...

By Adnan Shaheed • 02/20/2024
Aero Dili Criticized After Posting Aviation YouTuber's Passport Online in Revenge Against Negative Flight Review

A recent incident involving Josh Cahill and Aero Dili, an airline based in East Timor, has ignited a firestorm of criticism. This incident raised seri ...

By Franco Grobler • 02/20/2024
China Eastern Airlines Sees Record Passenger Traffic After Introducing New Routes for Lunar New Year

China Eastern Airlines saw record passenger traffic during the Lunar New Year holiday from February 10 to 17. The Shanghai-based carrier conducted 24, ...

By George Mwangi • 02/19/2024
Air Serbia Embraer E195 Plane Overshoots Runway During Takeoff From Belgrade

An Air Serbia Embraer E195 was heavily damaged after overrunning the runway during its takeoff roll. The aircraft was departing from Belgrade en route ...

By Hadi Ahmad • 02/19/2024
Singapore Airshow Takes Flight Without Boeing as Airbus and Comac Seize the Spotlight

The biennial Singapore Airshow has taken flight but is missing a notable attendee. Boeing has not displayed any commercial aircraft at the event, open ...

By Hadi Ahmad • 02/19/2024
Rwanda Accused of Deadly Drone Attack on Airport in Eastern DR Congo

The Democratic Republic of the Congo's (DRC) military has accused Rwanda's military of attacking an airport in eastern DRC as fighting escalates in th ...

By Adam Schupak • 02/19/2024
Toronto-Bound WestJet Flight Diverts to Winnipeg After Teenager Attempts to Open Plane Door

A WestJet flight from Vancouver (YVR) to Toronto (YYZ) was diverted to Winnipeg (YWG) at around 4:00 p.m. local time on February 16. An 18-year-old pa ...

By George Mwangi • 02/19/2024
Lufthansa Ground Staff to Strike Over Low Pay at Seven German Airports

A German trade union has called for a Lufthansa ground staff strike later this week. The strike will occur across seven German airports and is expecte ...

By Hadi Ahmad • 02/19/2024
Revolutionizing Air Travel: Premium Leisure Airline Beond Introduces Apple Vision Pro as In-Flight Entertainment

Beond is a Maldivian airline founded by Nilov and Tero Taskila and based in Malé, the capital of the Maldives. It aims to expand the Maldives' intern ...

By Öyküm Gelen • 02/18/2024
U.S. Customs Authorities Find Mummified Monkeys in Luggage at Boston Airport

A U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) dog found luggage containing mummified monkeys at Boston Logan International Airport (BOS) on January 8. Th ...

By Öyküm Gelen • 02/18/2024
UK Startup Global Airlines Completes First Airbus A380 Flight in California

Global Airlines has moved another step closer to launching official operations. The all-A380 UK-based startup carrier successfully conducted a test fl ...

By Hadi Ahmad • 02/17/2024
Hawaiian Airlines Shareholders Approve Proposed Acquisition by Alaska Airlines

Hawaiian Airlines shareholders voted to approve the merger with Alaska Airlines on February 16. Although the deal remains subject to regulatory approv ...

By Daniel Ren • 02/17/2024
Parents Sue United Airlines After Six-Year-Old Daughter Burned by Hot Meal Falling Off Tray Table

An Israeli couple is suing United Airlines after their six-year-old daughter was burned by a hot meal that fell off a malfunctioning tray table. The i ...

By Öyküm Gelen • 02/17/2024
Air India Under Fire as 80-Year-Old Passenger Collapses and Dies After Not Receiving Requested Wheelchair

An 80-year-old man died at Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport (BOM) after not receiving his requested wheelchair on February 12. The ma ...

By Öyküm Gelen • 02/16/2024
TSA Investigating Woman Who Boarded American Airlines Flight From Nashville to Los Angeles Without Ticket

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is investigating how a woman passed a security checkpoint and boarded a flight at Nashville Internati ...

By George Mwangi • 02/16/2024
Detroit-Bound Delta Air Lines Flight Returns to Amsterdam After Maggots Fall on Passengers From Overhead Bin

A Delta Air Lines flight from Amsterdam to Detroit was forced to turn back due to an unusual mishap: maggots falling onto passengers. A suitcase in on ...

By Hadi Ahmad • 02/15/2024
FAA Investigating Incident Involving Two Men Fighting on Southwest Airlines Flight to Hawaii

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is investigating a fight that broke out on a Southwest Airlines Boeing 737 MAX 8 flight to Hawaii on Februar ...

By Adam Schupak • 02/15/2024
European Union Approves Korean Air's $1.4 Billion Acquisition of Asiana Airlines

A merger between South Korea's two largest airlines, Korean Air and Asiana Airlines, has been under discussion for several years. After uncertainty ov ...

By Hadi Ahmad • 02/15/2024
Velocys Raises $40 Million in Funding for Sustainable Aviation Fuel Technology

Although new aircraft can reduce carbon dioxide emissions, sustainable aviation fuels (SAF) offer a near-term solution for cleaner skies. In a recent ...

By Franco Grobler • 02/13/2024
Taylor Swift's Controversial Private Jet Flights: Examining the Legality of Flight Tracking

Taylor Swift's private jet utilization has increased as she continues to become popular. In 2023, she produced 138 tons of carbon from flying on her ...

By Daniel Ren • 02/13/2024
Air France Adds Meals by Michelin-Starred Chef in Business and First Class on Flights From the U.S.

Air France, renowned for its commitment to culinary excellence, has unveiled a new culinary partnership with triple Michelin-starred French chef Domin ...

By Adnan Shaheed • 02/13/2024
Etihad Airways Celebrates Renaming of Abu Dhabi Airport Three Months After Receiving New Terminal

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), celebrated the renaming of Abu Dhabi International Airport to Zayed Internatio ...

By Öyküm Gelen • 02/12/2024
New Airport Under Construction in Phnom Penh to Enhance Cambodia’s Global Connectivity

Phnom Penh, is pushing forward with a new airport slated to open in 2025. Techo Takhmao International Airport will feature three 13,123-foot (4,000-me ...

By Jack Turner • 02/12/2024
Investigation Launched After British Man Sneaks Onto New York-Bound Flight Without Passport or Ticket

On December 23, Craig Sturt reached Britain's busiest airport, London Heathrow, with no passport or confirmed ticket. The 46-year-old jobless man bypa ...

By Hadi Ahmad • 02/12/2024
eVTOL Company Lilium Designates Orlando Airport as Center for Florida's Electric Aviation Industry

German aerospace company Lilium is developing the Lilium Jet, an electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) aircraft that can accommodate six pass ...

By George Mwangi • 02/11/2024
Florence Airport Will Add Rooftop Vineyard in New Terminal to Promote Wine Tourism

Florence Airport (FLR), formally known as Amerigo Vespucci Airport, is undergoing a terminal modernization project. Rafael Viñoly Architects, the fir ...

By Davis Turner • 02/10/2024
Delta Air Lines Boeing 737-900 Aircraft Collides With Ground Stairs Truck in Cayman Islands

The Cayman Islands Airports Authority (CIAA) is investigating an airside incident at Owen Roberts International Airport (GCM) in the Cayman Islands. A ...

By Öyküm Gelen • 02/10/2024
Two Killed After Bombardier Challenger Aircraft Crashed Shortly Before Landing in Florida

Two people have been killed after a small private jet crashed on approach to a Florida airport in the early evening hours on February 9. The aircraft, ...

By Adam Schupak • 02/10/2024
Thai Airways Flight Delayed After Canadian Man Deploys Emergency Slide Before Takeoff

Flight disruptions caused by troubled passengers have risen worldwide in recent years. A Thai Airways flight was recently delayed following a passenge ...

By Hadi Ahmad • 02/10/2024
Two JetBlue Aircraft Collide on Taxiway at Boston Airport

Passengers at Boston Logan International Airport(BOS) witnessed a heart-stopping incident after two JetBlue Airbus A321s, heading for Las Vegas and Or ...

By Franco Grobler • 02/09/2024
Indianapolis Airport Adds Basketball Court in Terminal Ahead of NBA All-Star Game

When travelers entered the Indianapolis International Airport (IND) in January, they were greeted by more than just the usual security lines and check ...

By Franco Grobler • 02/09/2024
Emirates Becomes Official Airline of the NBA and Emirates NBA Cup

Emirates will become the Official Global Airline Partner of the National Basketball Association (NBA). The multi-year partnership also involves Emirat ...

By George Mwangi • 02/08/2024
EU General Court Declares Netherlands' €3.4 Billion Aid to Air France-KLM Illegal

The General Court of the European Union has ruled that the Dutch government's multi-billion dollar aid to KLM in 2020 was illegal. European low-cost g ...

By Hadi Ahmad • 02/07/2024
Finnair Becomes Latest Airline to Weigh Passengers for Operational Purposes

Passengers flying on Finnair from its Helsinki (HEL) hub may be weighed before boarding their flight in February, April, and May. The procedure is vol ...

By Öyküm Gelen • 02/07/2024
Boeing's Quality Control Concerns Expand as Misdrilled Holes Found in 737 MAX Fuselages

Boeing continues to face issues with its 737 MAX line, with a fresh wave of problems after discovering misdrilled holes in the fuselages of 50 undeliv ...

By Franco Grobler • 02/07/2024
Alaska Airlines Eliminates San Jose-Austin Route: Why Are Airlines Removing Flights to Austin?

Alaska Airlines has recently announced the removal of its nonstop route between Austin (AUS) and San Jose (SJC), marking the second route cut by the a ...

By Adnan Shaheed • 02/07/2024
Hundreds of Flights Canceled at Tokyo Airports as Region Faces Heavy Snow

More than 100 flights from Haneda Airport (HND) in Tokyo were canceled on February 5 amid severe winter weather across the Greater Tokyo Area. Japan A ...

By Edward Carr • 02/06/2024
Atlanta-Bound Delta Air Lines Airbus A330 Flight Returns to Barcelona After Engine Trouble

A Delta Air Lines flight from Barcelona to Atlanta on February 1 experienced an engine malfunction shortly after departure, forcing it to return to Jo ...

By Jonathan Igielnik • 02/06/2024
China Warns Students of Long Interrogations and Harassment at U.S. Airports

On January 29, the Chinese Embassy warned Chinese students studying in the U.S. to avoid entering Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD). Wang ...

By Daniel Ren • 02/06/2024
Hundreds of Flights Canceled at German Airports as Lufthansa Employees Go on Strike

Lufthansa ground staff at multiple major German airports are set to go on strike later this week. The strike, set to last from 4:00 a.m. on February 7 ...

By Adam Schupak • 02/06/2024
UK Royal Air Force Fighter Jets Escort SAS Airbus A320neo to Manchester Airport

A Scandinavian Airlines (SAS) Connect Airbus A320neo was recently escorted by the United Kingdom's Royal Air Force fighter jets following a loss of co ...

By Hadi Ahmad • 02/06/2024
El Al Removes Two More International Routes as Airline Faces Uncertain Future

El Al has eliminated its routes to Dublin Airport (DUB) and Marrakesh Menara Airport (RAK). Both routes, operated from Ben Gurion Airport (TLV) near T ...

By George Mwangi • 02/05/2024
Houston-Bound Lufthansa Airbus A330 Flight Returns to Frankfurt After Engine Failure

On January 31, a Lufthansa Airbus A330-300, operating on flight LH440 from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH), expe ...

By Franco Grobler • 02/05/2024
Southwest Airlines Unveils New Cabin Design and Crew Uniforms

American low-cost giant Southwest Airlines unveiled plans to redesign its aircraft interiors and refresh its employee uniforms. Southwest believes the ...

By Hadi Ahmad • 02/03/2024
Athens Airport Raises €785 Million in IPO Amid High Passenger Traffic, Including New Flights From Chicago

Athens International Airport (AIA) completed its initial public offering (IPO) on January 25, raising a staggering €785 million ($848 million) in a ...

By Franco Grobler • 02/02/2024
Delta Air Lines Adds New First Class Seats on Boeing 737-800s, Expands Delta One on Airbus A350-900s

Delta Air Lines will update the cabins on its Airbus A350-900 aircraft and select Boeing 737-800 planes over the coming months. The airline aims to im ...

By George Mwangi • 02/02/2024
Boeing Reports Fourth Quarter Earnings After Suspending Guidance Amid 737 MAX 9 Crisis

Boeing's fourth quarter (Q4) earnings report was volatile, with both financial turbulence and a shocking U-turn on their 2024 forecast. Still reeling ...

By Franco Grobler • 01/31/2024
United Airlines Boeing 737-800 Flight Diverts to Denver After Cracked Windshield Discovered

A routine flight from Harry Reid International Airport (LAS) in Las Vegas to Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD) took an unexpected turn on ...

By Franco Grobler • 01/31/2024
Investigation Reveals Details About Near-Miss Involving American and Delta Planes at New York-JFK

Additional details have been revealed behind the heart-stopping runway incursion in January 2023 at New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport ( ...

By Hadi Ahmad • 01/31/2024
Passengers Stranded on Airplane for 8 Hours After De-Icing Trucks Run Out of Fuel

On January 15, an American Airlines flight from Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) to Nashville International Airport (BNA) was stuck on ...

By George Mwangi • 01/30/2024
Dulles Airport Showcases Lego Replica Built by DC-Based Enthusiast Over Nine Months

Creativity is abundant in Washington, D.C., and one man has proven this with his Lego creations. Richard Paules, a self-taught "part-time Lego masterb ...

By Adnan Shaheed • 01/30/2024
Finnair Cancels 550 Flights Ahead of Anti-Government Protests by Labor Unions

Ahead of labor union strikes against the Finnish government, flag carrier Finnair is expected to cancel around 550 flights this week, significantly ha ...

By Hadi Ahmad • 01/30/2024
Aeroméxico Flight Stuck on Tarmac for Hours Forces Passenger to Open Emergency Door and Walk on Wing for Fresh Air

Authorities in Mexico City have detained an Aeroméxico passenger for allegedly opening the emergency door while the plane was stuck on the tarmac on ...

By Jack Turner • 01/29/2024
Icelandair Adds More Airbus A321neos to Replace Boeing 757 Fleet

Icelandair, a long-time operator of the Boeing 757, has signaled the imminent end of its Boeing 757s as it recently confirmed a lease for two Airbus A ...

By Hadi Ahmad • 01/29/2024
Six People Hospitalized After American Airlines Flight Makes Hard Landing in Hawaii

The hard landing of an American Airlines flight at Kahului Airport (OGG) in Maui led to six people being hospitalized on January 27. American Airlines ...

By George Mwangi • 01/29/2024
How Chiefs and 49ers Fans Can Fly to Super Bowl LVIII in Las Vegas

Chiefs and 49ers fans are excited to see their teams play in the upcoming Super Bowl LVIII on February 11 at Allegiant Stadium in Paradise, Nevada. Ma ...

By George Mwangi • 01/29/2024
Embattled Brazilian Low-Cost Carrier GOL Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

Gol Linhas Aereas Inteligentes SA (GOL), Brazil's largest low-cost carrier, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in the U.S. on January 25. Alt ...

By Franco Grobler • 01/28/2024
Disappearing Flight Attendants: A Mystery for Pakistan International Airlines

Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) has faced no shortage of struggles over the past decade. Currently, the carrier is in the process of potential ...

By Hadi Ahmad • 01/27/2024
El Al Suspends Flights to South Africa After ICJ Ruling on Gaza War

El Al Israel Airlines announced the suspension of its Johannesburg route at the end of March. This decision is attributed to a significant drop in dem ...

By Franco Grobler • 01/27/2024
Virgin Atlantic Flight Grounded After Passenger Spots Four Missing Bolts on Wing

On January 15, a Virgin Atlantic flight from Manchester Airport (MAN) to New York City's JFK Airport (JFK) was canceled moments before takeoff after a ...

By Franco Grobler • 01/26/2024
Boston Airport Disrupted as Migrants Sleep in Terminals Amid Growing Crisis

The migrant crisis in the United States has been hitting the news headlines for weeks now as the situation reaches new heights. Due to shelter capacit ...

By Hadi Ahmad • 01/26/2024
FAA Allows Airlines to Fly Boeing 737 MAX 9 After Temporary Grounding

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has provided a path forward for airlines to continue flying their 737 MAX 9 aircraft, laying out strict new ...

By Davis Turner • 01/25/2024
U.S. Airlines' Fourth Quarter Earnings: What Is Behind Their Strong Performance?

The fourth quarter of 2023 (Q4 2023) yielded strong results for America's "Big Five" airlines. These are the U.S.' five largest airlines: Alaska Airli ...

By Hadi Ahmad • 01/24/2024
Former Qatar Airways Chairman Receives 20-Year Jail Sentence for Multiple Crimes

Qatar Airways' former Chairman of the Board of Directors was recently handed a jail sentence over various charges. Ali Sharif Al-Emadi has been senten ...

By Hadi Ahmad • 01/24/2024
Delta Air Lines Boeing 757 Aircraft Loses Nose Gear Before Takeoff in Atlanta

A Delta Air Lines Boeing 757 lost part of its nose gear shortly before takeoff at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL). On January 2 ...

By Hadi Ahmad • 01/24/2024
Russian Military Aircraft Crashes Near Ukraine Border, Killing All 74 Passengers Onboard

On January 24, a Russian military transport aircraft crashed in Russia near the Ukrainian border. The circumstances surrounding the crash are currentl ...

By Adam Schupak • 01/24/2024
U.S. Sanctions Fly Baghdad for Financing Iran-Backed Terrorist Groups in Syria, Lebanon, and Iraq

The U.S. has placed sanctions on Iraq's Fly Baghdad and its CEO, Basheer Abdulkadhim Alwan al-Shabbani, for assisting Iran-backed militant groups acro ...

By George Mwangi • 01/23/2024
Aviation Accidents and Fatalities Reached Record Low in 2023

Aviation's history is intertwined with risk, with tragedies that challenged the industry's confidence in conquering the skies. However, aviation achie ...

By Franco Grobler • 01/23/2024
Financial Issues May Force Brazil's GOL to File for Bankruptcy

The aviation industry can be difficult for airlines to survive since many carriers operate with razor-thin profit margins in a delicate balance betwee ...

By Adam Schupak • 01/20/2024
SpiceJet Under Fire After Passenger Gets Stuck in Bathroom for Entire Flight

A passenger onboard a SpiceJet flight found himself locked inside the lavatory as he went to use it. As an unfortunate addition to this debacle, the c ...

By Hadi Ahmad • 01/19/2024
VIDEO: Atlas Air Boeing 747-8 Suffers Engine Failure After Takeoff From Miami

In a startling turn of events, an Atlas Air Boeing 747-8 made an emergency landing at Miami International Airport (MIA) on Thursday evening after an e ...

By Franco Grobler • 01/19/2024
Akasa Air Orders 150 Boeing 737 MAX Aircraft Amid Rapid Expansion

India's aviation industry is growing rapidly, with Akasa Air playing a major role in this transformation. At the Wings India airshow in Hyderabad, the ...

By Franco Grobler • 01/19/2024
Dash-8's Flat Tire Causes Landing Gear Collapse in Northern Ethiopia

An Ethiopian Airlines Dash 8 aircraft suffered severe damage after a crash landing at Mekelle Airport (MQX) in northern Ethiopia on January 18.

By George Mwangi • 01/18/2024
Hawaiian-Alaska Merger Halted Amid Lawsuit by Company Shareholder

In December, Alaska Airlines announced plans to merge with Hawaiian Airlines. If this merger were approved, the airlines of the 49th and 50th U.S. st ...

By Hadi Ahmad • 01/18/2024
Passengers Can Soon Commute By Air in These Four U.S. Cities

Many companies aim to solve traffic congestion through urban air mobility, using electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOLs) aircraft to transport ...

By George Mwangi • 01/18/2024
Lufthansa Grounds Two Airbus A321 Freighters After Cracks Discovered in Fuselages

After discovering a crack in their fuselages, Lufthansa Cargo recently grounded two Airbus A321 Freighters (A321Fs). This issue is a first for the air ...

By Hadi Ahmad • 01/18/2024
Boeing's Problems Expand to Politicians After U.S. Government 737 Plane Breaks Down in Switzerland

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken was due to return to Washington from Davos, Switzerland on January 17. However, he could not due to a critical ...

By Davis Turner • 01/17/2024
Federal Judge Blocks $3.8B Acquisition of Spirit Airlines, Stock Plummets 61%

A Federal Judge blocked the acquisition of Spirit Airlines by JetBlue, a merger that would have produced the fifth-largest airline in the United State ...

By Hadi Ahmad and Daniel Mena • 01/16/2024
Ukraine Shoots Down Two Russian Spy Planes in Blow to Russia's War Effort

In a significant development, Ukraine claims to have successfully shot down a Russian A-50 spy plane and an IL-22 command aircraft, marking a major bl ...

By Adnan Shaheed • 01/16/2024
ANA Boeing 737 Makes Emergency Landing After Cockpit Window Discovery

A Boeing 737-800 operated by All Nippon Airways (ANA) made an unscheduled return to New Chitose Airport (CTS) in Japan on Saturday after a crack was d ...

By Franco Grobler • 01/16/2024
Alaska Airlines Passengers Sue Boeing Despite $1500 Offering

Passengers onboard Alaska Airlines Flight 1282 have filed a lawsuit against Boeing following the harrowing incident involving the operating Boeing 737 ...

By Hadi Ahmad • 01/15/2024
Boeing 737 MAX Woes Pile Up, Raising Safety Concerns About the Company as a Whole

While many are concentrating on the MAX series, the future of the entire company is in the spotlight. Boeing as a whole seems to be losing consumer co ...

By Franco Grobler • 01/13/2024
Al-Shabaab Terrorists Seize United Nations Helicopter in Somalia, Raising Security Concerns

A United Nations contracted helicopter crash landed in Somalia after an apparent accident, after which it was captured by the armed group al-Shabab. T ...

By Franco Grobler • 01/12/2024
Delta Air Lines Confirms New Order for the Airbus A350-1000

Delta Air Lines has never been vocal about the new aircraft it plans to procure to replace its aging widebody aircraft, specifically the Boeing 767s. ...

By Hadi Ahmad • 01/12/2024
British Airways Pilot Kidnapped and Tortured Outside Supermarket During Stopover in Johannesburg

A British Airways pilot was kidnapped and tortured by a large group of criminals during a stopover in Johannesburg on January 10. The pilot was "shake ...

By George Mwangi • 01/11/2024
American Airlines Flight Diverts After Passenger Punches Flight Attendant, Assaults Police Officers

On January 3, an unruly passenger forced an American Airlines flight from Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) to Bozeman Yellowstone Interna ...

By George Mwangi • 01/11/2024
Passenger Falls Out of Air Canada 777 After Opening Exit Door

An Air Canada flight from Toronto to Dubai was delayed after a passenger opened an exit door and subsequently fell onto the apron.

By Hadi Ahmad • 01/11/2024
"I am the Devil": Unruly Passenger Forces Diversion of Boston-Bound JetBlue Flight to Orlando

Incidents involving unruly passengers onboard flights have continuously been rising, with record incidents reported in 2023. We're barely into 2024 an ...

By Hadi Ahmad • 01/10/2024
Air India Business Class Passenger Disgusted By Smelly Onboard Experience on Flight

Business class is widely regarded as offering a superior onboard experience to economy. This was not the case on an Air India flight from Mumbai (BOM) ...

By George Mwangi • 01/09/2024
Two Silver Airways ATR-72s Collide at Fort Lauderdale Airport

On January 5, two Silver Airways ATR-72 turboprop aircraft collided at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport. Shortly before 8:00 a.m. local ...

By Franco Grobler • 01/09/2024
FAA Grounds 171 Boeing 737 MAX 9s After Mid-Air Alaska Airlines Incident Raises Safety Concerns

The year has barely started, and multiple airlines have already lost or were forced to ground certain aircraft in their fleets. Japan Airlines lost an ...

By Franco Grobler • 01/06/2024
Cathay Pacific's Rocky Runway: Pilot Shortage Threatens Hong Kong's Aviation Industry

Hong Kong's flagship carrier, Cathay Pacific, has faced turbulence over the holiday season, canceling over 80 flights since Christmas Eve. This has sp ...

By Franco Grobler • 01/06/2024
FAA Warrants 737 MAX Inspections For Possible Loose Bolts

In late December of 2023, another novice, extremely dangerous potential issue was spotted in Boeing's previously flawed 737 MAX aircrafts. Boeing is w ...

By Adam Schupak • 01/06/2024
Alaska Airlines 737 Experiences "Explosive" Decompression, Loses Window Panel During Flight

An Alaska Airlines Boeing 737 MAX 9 was forced to return to Portland shortly after departure after experiencing a rapid decompression. The flight was ...

By Hadi Ahmad • 01/06/2024
Man Dies After Climbing into Delta A220 Engine in Salt Lake City

On New Year's Day, a man was found dead inside the engine of a Delta Air Lines A220 as the aircraft was awaiting de-icing at Salt Lake City Internatio ...

By Hadi Ahmad • 01/04/2024
Flying to Spain? Your Iberia Flight Could Be One of 444 Cancelled Due to Employee Strikes

Iberia canceled 444 flights in January due to an airport employee strike scheduled for January 5 to 8. These cancellations will affect 270 Iberia flig ...

By George Mwangi • 01/03/2024
Japan Airlines A350 Catches Fire on Runway at Tokyo Haneda Airport, Killing Five

A Japan Airlines Airbus A350-900 aircraft caught on fire after landing on a runway at Tokyo Haneda Airport (HND) on January 2. The A350 had flames ins ...

By George Mwangi • 01/02/2024
Passengers Restrained on American Airlines and Qantas Flights After Dramatic Outbursts

At approximately the same time, two unrelated incidents involved disciplinary actions against unruly passengers. The first incident occurred on an Ame ...

By Hadi Ahmad • 01/01/2024
Woman with Loaded Gun Stopped by TSA at Washington-Reagan Airport

Washington's Reagan National Airport (DCA) has seen multiple incidents regarding travelers carrying guns through the airport. On Christmas Eve, the la ...

By Hadi Ahmad • 12/28/2023
Pro-Palestinian Protests Target Major US Airports During Holiday Travel Season

In a shocking event, pro-Palestinian protesters blocked off traffic into Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and John F. Kennedy International Air ...

By Franco Grobler • 12/27/2023
Lufthansa Embraces the Boeing 737 MAX in a 28-Year Reunion

In a surprising move that facilitated discussion across the aviation industry, Lufthansa, the iconic German carrier, has reignited a long-dormant part ...

By Franco Grobler • 12/27/2023
Russia Has Spent $12 Billion to Keep its Aviation Sector Alive Amid Western Sanctions

Facing Western sanctions and disrupted supplies, Russia invests over $12 billion to fortify its aviation sector, aiming for self-reliance in aircraft ...

By Adnan Shaheed • 12/24/2023
First Look: Air India Receives its First A350

The new era of Air India has officially touched down as the Indian flag carrier took delivery of its first Airbus A350 earlier today. This is also the ...

By Hadi Ahmad • 12/23/2023
Azul Orders More A330neos Amid Long-Haul Expansion Plans

Azul Linhas Aéreas confirmed a new order for the Airbus A330neo following a purchase agreement signed in June. With this order, the Brazilian carrier ...

By Hadi Ahmad • 12/22/2023
Texas Governor Flies 120 Migrants to Chicago to Protest Federal Immigration Policies

Texas Governor Greg Abbott has made a controversial move by flying migrants to Democratic-led "sanctuary cities" in protest of the Biden administratio ...

By Franco Grobler • 12/22/2023
Global Airlines Appoints New Cabin Design Partner

Global Airlines, an upcoming UK-based carrier, has not been in the news for a while. However, progress is surely being made as the airline recently ap ...

By Hadi Ahmad • 12/20/2023
UK Government's Rwanda Deportation Plan Hit by Airline Refusal and Rising Costs

Prime Minister Rishi Sunak's flagship policy to send asylum seekers to Rwanda is facing further turbulence, with airlines refusing to fly the controve ...

By Franco Grobler • 12/20/2023
The Effects of Iceland's Volcano Eruption on Flights and Tourism

On December 19, the fiery spectacle of a volcanic eruption on Iceland's Reykjanes peninsula unfolded, casting a glow of uncertainty over aviation and ...

By Adnan Shaheed • 12/20/2023
Japan Airlines' New Airbus A350-1000 Takes Flight

Japan Airlines, the crown jewel of Japanese air travel just unveiled its latest plane. The Airbus A350-1000, a sleek giant of the skies, this plane is ...

By Franco Grobler • 12/19/2023
Turkish Airlines Places Massive Airbus Order for 150 A321s and 70 A350s

Turkish Airlines, the world's most connected airline, recently confirmed a huge new order for 220 Airbus aircraft, following two smaller ones placed b ...

By Hadi Ahmad • 12/19/2023
Southwest Airlines Fined Record $140 Million Over 2022 Holiday Meltdown

Southwest Airlines became the subject of much controversy during the 2022 holiday travel season, when an operational meltdown in December 2022 cancele ...

By Hadi Ahmad • 12/18/2023
Inside Southwest Airlines' Controversial Policy for Plus-Sized Passengers

A new TikTok trend? Nope, Southwest has had the "Customer of Size policy" for over three decades. The policy has been a point of major controversy in ...

By Franco Grobler • 12/18/2023
Air Canada Announces New US and Mexican Destinations for 2024

Air Canada has announced a massive capacity boost coming to its network in the Summer of 2024. This capacity boost includes two brand-new destinations ...

By Hadi Ahmad • 12/16/2023
Plane Ticket Sales Were Up 240% During Some Parts of 2023 Thanks to Taylor Swift Concerts

Have you ever heard of an airline adding more flights so people can attend a concert? Believe it or not, in light of artist Taylor Swift's blockbuster ...

By Hadi Ahmad • 12/14/2023
Cabin Crew Recall "Strange Behavior" of Russian Passenger Who Snuck Onto a Los Angeles-Bound Flight Without Documentation

Anyone who flies internationally knows you must have a passport and boarding pass. However, a strange incident involving a man flying to another count ...

By George Mwangi • 12/13/2023
Engine Failure Prompts Ryanair 737 MAX to Make Emergency Landing in Portugal

The week has barely started, and we are already in for a ride. This morning at around 9:20 am (local time) in the South of Portugal a Ryanair Boeing 7 ...

By Franco Grobler • 12/12/2023
OPINION: The Air Traffic Controller Crisis is Real in America

The aviation industry is enormously complex and requires the skilled labor of thousands of professionals each day to function smoothly. A major sector ...

By Jack Turner • 12/11/2023
Dubai's DXB Airport Set to be Replaced by New Mega Airport before 2040

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has become one of the world's major players in the aviation industry over the past two decades. Emirates and Etihad Air ...

By George Mwangi • 12/09/2023
Israeli Airlines Have Refunded More Than $155 Million to Passengers After Widespread Cancellations

Israel's commercial aviation industry has suffered severe losses as a result of the ongoing Israel-Palestine conflict that escalated immensely in Octo ...

By Davis Turner • 12/09/2023
US Conducts Military Flights in Guyana to Prevent Possible Venezuelan Invasion

The U.S. will conduct joint military flights with Guyana as growing border tensions with Venezuela create the potential for a Venezuelan invasion of t ...

By George Mwangi • 12/08/2023
Flight Cancellations in Western Europe: How Airports Operate With Winter Weather

December is a time for family and friends, but not everything is fun about this time. This can be seen in Europe, where most airports had to cancel th ...

By Franco Grobler • 12/04/2023
Alaska Airlines Buys Hawaiian Airlines for $1.9 Billion

Alaska Airlines and Hawaiian Airlines have announced that they have entered into a conclusive agreement to merge the two airlines in a $1.9 billion de ...

By Franco Grobler • 12/04/2023
Political Candidate George Santos Expelled After Allegedly Spending $40,000 of Campaign Funding on Airfare

George Santos has used significant campaign funds to fund his airfare. The spending spans different airlines over a long period of time, and is unlike ...

By Davis Turner • 12/03/2023
Amazon is Offering $25 Flights for Students This Week

This December, American college students who are members of Amazon Prime Student can save big on airfare, as Amazon has partnered with Student Univers ...

By Adam Schupak • 12/03/2023
Hawaiian Airlines Flight Collides with a Tug Vehicle

On November 30, 2023, Hawaiian Airlines flight 105, a Boeing 717 (N494HA), collided with a tug vehicle while taxiing at Kahului Airport (OGG) on the i ...

By Franco Grobler • 12/02/2023
Russia Seizes Control of St. Petersburg Airport from Foreign Investors

In a recent fiasco, Vladimir Putin signed a decree taking control of St. Petersburg's Pulkovo Airport away from foreign investors, of which German air ...

By Franco Grobler • 12/01/2023
United and American Take Action Against Chicago O'Hare Airport Expansion

United and American Airlines are seeking Mayor Brandon Johnson's intervention to modify O'Hare Airport's expansion plans, which include a new "global ...

By Adnan Shaheed • 11/30/2023
Etihad Airways to Use Airbus A380 on Abu Dhabi-New York Route

Etihad Airways will use the Airbus A380 on its route between Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH) and John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) sta ...

By George Mwangi • 11/29/2023
Qantas' Airbus A220 Livery Features a Story Through Aboriginal Art

Qantas has revealed its inaugural Airbus A220 aircraft, featuring a captivating Aboriginal-inspired livery. Set to join QantasLink, its regional subsi ...

By Adnan Shaheed • 11/28/2023
GPS Spoofing: Why are Planes Getting Hacked in the Middle East?

In a recent development that has raised alarms among aviation experts, dozens of commercial airliners flying over parts of the Middle East have report ...

By Franco Grobler • 11/25/2023
United Airlines Suspends Pilot for Israel-Hamas War Comments

United Airlines came under fire this week after one of its pilots expressed praise for the October 7 attacks in Israel. Although Mossallam created thi ...

By George Mwangi • 11/21/2023
French Air Traffic Controllers Protest Against Anti-Protest Laws Passed by French Parliament

Flights departing from airports across France were canceled on November 20 as air traffic controllers conducted a one-day strike. The strikes happened ...

By George Mwangi • 11/20/2023
Egyptair Orders Ten Airbus A350-900s at Dubai Airshow

As the Dubai Air Show flies by, new airline orders continue to roll in. One of these new orders involves Egyptian flag carrier Egyptair, who has inked ...

By Hadi Ahmad • 11/15/2023
Emirates Places Huge Boeing Order at Dubai Airshow

The 2023 Dubai Air Show has wasted no time in providing some head-turning aviation stories with various new orders in particular. Hometown airline Emi ...

By Hadi Ahmad • 11/14/2023
Royal Jordanian Orders Four Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners, CEO Discusses Airline's Future

Royal Jordanian ordered four additional Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner aircraft on the first day of the Dubai Airshow on November 13. This order adds to anot ...

By George Mwangi • 11/13/2023
FlyDubai Orders First Widebody Aircraft at Dubai Air Show

The 2023 Dubai Air Show has kicked off on a very high note. Amid all the notable attendees, there are many exciting news topics that have arisen. FlyD ...

By Hadi Ahmad • 11/13/2023
Madagascar Airlines Cancels E2 Order, Suspends Long-Haul Flights

Madagascar Airlines has been in quite the pickle lately with the airline canceling its E2 order and stopping all long-haul flights. It seems the airli ...

By Franco Grobler • 11/12/2023
U.S. Drone Shot Down Near Yemen Amid Rising Middle East Tensions

On the week of November 6, a United States military drone was shot down in the Middle East. The shootdown comes among rising tensions between the Unit ...

By Adam Schupak • 11/12/2023
Air Canada Under Fire as Disabled Passenger Forced to Drag Himself off Aircraft

Air Canada has announced its plan to make significant changes to its operations following several high-profile incidents involving disabled passengers ...

By George Mwangi • 11/11/2023
The Christmas Eve Hijacking of 1999: What Happened on Indian Airlines Flight 814?

The hijacking of a flight in India became a notable event in the country's aviation history. Indian Airlines Flight 814 (IC 814) was flying an Airbus ...

By George Mwangi • 11/10/2023
$1 Airline Tickets Up For Grabs as China Southern Experiences Technical Issues

China Southern Airlines accidentally sold tickets for as low as $1.30 due to a two-hour technical glitch on November 8. The Guangzhou-based airline no ...

By George Mwangi • 11/10/2023
Tail Cams and Bluetooth: Air Canada's Innovative New Retrofit

Air Canada recently unveiled a brand-new cabin retrofit coming to its fleet of Airbus A321 and A320 aircraft. It's a huge upgrade complete with tail c ...

By Hadi Ahmad • 11/09/2023
Dulles Airport Eyes $6 Billion in New Concourses Led by United Growth

Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority (MWAA) CEO Jack Potter revealed that it was close to signing an agreement for a $6 billion investment in ne ...

By Winston Shek • 11/06/2023
ANA Financial Success Soars, Surpassing All Expectations

Japan has been easing COVID-19 restrictions. This has had a positive effect on overall travel to and from Japan, with domestic passengers reaching 90% ...

By Franco Grobler • 11/06/2023
Father and Daughter in 18-hour Hostage Situation at Hamburg Airport

On Saturday at 8:00 PM (19:00 GMT) a father 35, drove through the security barrier of Hamburg Airport (HAM). He proceeded to park on the apron, under ...

By Franco Grobler • 11/05/2023
Delta Pilot Threatens to Shoot Captain Over Medical Diversion

Federal authorities in Utah have indicted a former Delta Air Lines pilot for allegedly trying to shoot his captain during a flight last year. Jonathan ...

By George Mwangi • 11/02/2023
United Airlines Aircraft Diverts Mid-Flight as Woman Goes Into Labor

A United Airlines flight returned to San Francisco en-route to Honolulu on Monday when a woman onboard went into labor. The plane landed safely and me ...

By Davis Turner • 11/01/2023
Delta Air Lines Cancels More Tel Aviv Flights, Provides Aid to Israel and Gaza

Delta Air Lines will cancel more flights between the U.S. and Ben Gurion International Airport (TLV) due to the ongoing conflict between Israel and Ha ...

By George Mwangi • 10/26/2023
JetBlue Announces Nonstop Seasonal Flights to Dublin and Edinburgh

American low-cost carrier JetBlue Airways has made headlines once again, announcing the launch of two exciting new transatlantic destinations from nex ...

By Hadi Ahmad • 10/25/2023
The Rise of Air India Express: New Livery and Ambitious Growth

Many tend to overlook Air India Express, the low-cost arm of Indian flag carrier Air India. However, the subsidiary has embarked on a new chapter in i ...

By Hadi Ahmad • 10/25/2023
Smartavia Boeing 737 Skids Off Runway in Russia

A Smartavia Boeing 737 overran the runway in Perm, Russia, on October 24. That morning, the flight, operated by a Boeing 737-800 as flight 5N583, was ...

By Gabriel Kramp • 10/24/2023
American Airlines Adds Flights to Super Bowl LVIII, Barcelona Tech Conference

Passengers interested in American football or visiting Barcelona are in for good news. American Airlines is adding flights to two major events in Febr ...

By George Mwangi • 10/23/2023
Off-Duty Pilot Attempts to Crash Alaska Airlines Plane

An Alaska Airlines flight was forced to divert early Sunday night after an off-duty pilot attempted to crash the plane. The off-duty pilot responsible ...

By Adam Schupak • 10/23/2023
El Al Making Significant Capacity Changes to Accomodate Stranded Passengers

Conflict usually creates logistical challenges for airlines and the war in Israel-Palestine is no different. El Al has been forced to make numerous ca ...

By Jack Turner • 10/23/2023
Air France Flight to Newark Returns to Paris Amid Technical Issues

Air France Flight 62, a flight that normally flies a New York-Paris route, turned around back to Paris on Saturday, October 21. The cause for why is s ...

By Adnan Shaheed • 10/23/2023
EVA Air Sponsors NBA's Houston Rockets, Resumes Daily Flights to Houston

EVA Air has resumed daily nonstop flights between Taoyuan International Airport (TPE) near Taipei and George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH). The ...

By George Mwangi • 10/23/2023
Pakistan International Airlines Cancels Flights Amid Fuel Crisis

Pakistan International Airlines, the flag carrier of Pakistan, is no stranger to struggles. The airline was recently forced to cancel the vast majorit ...

By Hadi Ahmad • 10/22/2023
Alaska Airlines and SkyWest Aircraft Almost Collide Near Portland Airport

An Alaska Airlines aircraft nearly collided with a SkyWest aircraft near Portland International Airport (PDX) on October 16. Alaska Airlines flight AS ...

By George Mwangi • 10/22/2023
U.S. Resumes Deportation Flights: How do These Work?

Deportation flights are an interesting affair since they usually do not involve the usual airlines that we mainly see operating flights across the U.S ...

By Hadi Ahmad • 10/20/2023
Multiple French Airports Receive Bomb Threats, Evacuate

On Wednesday October 18, multiple major and smaller French airports received identical bomb threats from an anonymous source. This comes as tensions b ...

By Adam Schupak • 10/20/2023
Manchester Airport Closes Following Emirates Bomb Threat

Manchester Airport, the third-busiest in the United Kingdom, was temporarily closed following a bomb threat made to an arriving Emirates flight. This ...

By Hadi Ahmad • 10/19/2023
Lebanese Aviation Affected as Middle East Tensions Rise

The current situation in the Middle East has understandably had a major effect on the aviation industry. Lebanon is the latest country to be affected ...

By Hadi Ahmad • 10/18/2023
EasyJet Cancels Flight After Passenger Bathroom Incident

easyJet canceled one of its flights after a passenger defecated on the bathroom floor. The flight was scheduled from Tenerife South Airport (TFS) to L ...

By George Mwangi • 10/18/2023
Titan Airways Flight Confirmed to Have Taken Off With Missing Window

A concerning incident involving excessive noise on a Titan Airways a321LR has now been partially resolved: broken windows are the cause. A probe condu ...

By Jack Turner • 10/16/2023
Does Coffee Taste Better When Flying? Alaska Airlines Is Betting Yes

Alaska Airlines has announced a new partnership with Stumptown Coffee. The partnership has resulted in a new coffee blend that Alaska claims tastes be ...

By Davis Turner • 10/16/2023
Kenya Airways 787 Intercepted by RAF Jets

A Kenya Airways Boeing 787-8 destined for landing at London's Heathrow Airport was instead forced to land at Stansted Airport amid a "potential securi ...

By Hadi Ahmad • 10/13/2023
Fort Lauderdale Airport Starts Construction on New $404 Million Terminal

Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood International Airport (FLL) in southeast Florida, USA, is getting a 5th terminal to expand and meet the ever-growing demand ...

By Gabriel Kramp • 10/11/2023
American Eagle Jet Collides With Shuttle Bus in Chicago

At least two people have been injured after an American Eagle flight collided with a shuttle bus at Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD). When t ...

By Hadi Ahmad • 10/08/2023
Flights Cancelled as Attacks Continue in Israel

A new conflict has broken out between Israeli and Palestinian forces in Israel, forcing commercial aviation to come to a screeching halt in Israel. Be ...

By Adam Schupak • 10/08/2023
Emirates Becomes Official Airline of ICC Cricket World Cup 2023

Emirates is the official airline of the International Cricket Council (ICC) Men's Cricket World Cup 2023, taking place across India from October 5 to ...

By George Mwangi • 10/05/2023
Air Tanzania Receives Its First Boeing 737 MAX

Tanzania's state-owned flag carrier, Air Tanzania, received its first Boeing 737 MAX aircraft on October 3. The airline is the first African carrier t ...

By George Mwangi • 10/05/2023
Saudia Unveils New Livery and Branding

Saudia, previously known as Saudi Arabian Airlines, unveiled its new livery and branding. Previously thought to be a series of retro paint schemes, th ...

By Hadi Ahmad • 10/05/2023
Woman on Lawnmower Struck and Killed by Plane

In Broken Bow, Oklahoma, a woman was struck and killed by a plane while riding a lawnmower. The FAA has chosen not to address the situation as the eve ...

By Adnan Shaheed • 10/05/2023
SAS Leaving Star Alliance: Here's Why That's Huge

SAS Airlines just announced its sudden departure from the Star Alliance amid a major shift in its organizational structure. Here's what the move entai ...

By Hadi Ahmad • 10/03/2023
Fly to New York in Style: Japan Airlines' New First Class Seat Is a Private Paradise

Ahead of its new flights to JFK, Japan Airlines (JAL) has unveiled photos of its new first-class product that will be onboard its A350-1000s. Featurin ...

By Brandon McLeish • 10/03/2023
Hundreds of Migrants Stuck at Chicago O'Hare Airport

Chicago started using its two major airports, O'Hare Airport and Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW), as temporary shelters to accommodate the ...

By George Mwangi • 10/02/2023
The Battle for Slots: Delta vs. United at Tokyo Haneda

Delta has officially announced it will scrap plans to start service between Portland and Tokyo Haneda. United Airlines has swooped in and applied to u ...

By Hadi Ahmad • 09/28/2023
Does Politics Affect International Flights and Tourism?

Aviation benefits society by connecting people, cultures, and businesses across long distances. However, economic and political issues between countri ...

By George Mwangi • 09/27/2023
Does Politics Affect International Flights and Tourism?

Aviation benefits society by connecting people, cultures, and businesses across long distances. However, economic and political issues between countri ...

By George Mwangi • 09/27/2023
Ensuring Air Travel Safety: Challenges, Innovations, and Future Perspectives

Air travel safety is paramount in the aviation industry. Rigorous training, cutting-edge technology, and meticulous maintenance procedures ensure that ...

By Adnan Shaheed • 09/26/2023
Orlando International: Soaring to the Top as Florida's Busiest Airport

Florida's busiest airport is not Miami. Orlando International Airport has and continues to cement its position as a key player in Floridian aviation. ...

By Hadi Ahmad • 09/26/2023
$49 Getaway: Breeze Airways Announces First Destination in Illinois

American low-cost airline Breeze Airways continues to rapidly expand its network. The carrier just announced its first destination in the State of Ill ...

By Hadi Ahmad • 09/26/2023
Air France-KLM to order 50 Airbus A350 aircraft

On September 25, Air France-KLM announced plans to order 50 Airbus A350 long-haul aircraft. The group will also acquire purchase rights for an additio ...

By George Mwangi • 09/25/2023
Delta Air Lines Announces International Flight Schedule for Summer 2024

Passengers interested in visiting Europe next summer will have even more options next year. Delta Air Lines announced its transatlantic flight schedul ...

By George Mwangi • 09/23/2023
jetBlue Expands European Presence with Boston to Amsterdam Flights

American Hybrid airline jetBlue continues to expand its European presence with flights from Boston to Amsterdam. On Wednesday, the New York-based air ...

By Gabriel Kramp • 09/22/2023
Edelweiss Confirms A340 Retirement

The era of four-engined aircraft is quickly drawing to a close, with another airline confirming the imminent retirement of its quad jets. That airline ...

By Hadi Ahmad • 09/22/2023
This Airport Will Be the World's First to Stop Using Passports

Starting next year, one of the world's busiest airports will not require passengers to have passports. Singapore Changi Airport (SIN) will introduce a ...

By George Mwangi • 09/21/2023
United Airlines Becomes Third Airline with Fake Engine Parts

United Airlines has become the latest airline to have sketchy engine parts in its aircraft. On September 18, Bloomberg reported that UK-based supplier ...

By George Mwangi • 09/20/2023
Freed American Prisoners Return Home: The Importance of Humanitarian Flights

The five Americans freed as part of a $6 billion exchange with Iran arrived back in the United States on Monday. This situation highlights the importa ...

By Hadi Ahmad • 09/19/2023
Want to Visit the Western U.S.? Here's Why You Should Book With Delta

It is always early enough to start planning your summer vacation. Even though the summer just ended, you can determine your summer 2024 travel plans w ...

By George Mwangi • 09/18/2023
TSA Agents Caught Allegedly Stealing From Bags in Miami

Three TSA agents that were arrested in July 2023 have admitted to stealing up to $1000 a day from passengers at a security checkpoint in Miami. This c ...

By Adam Schupak • 09/17/2023
Why is Oakland Airport Facing Problems?

Speculation is looming over whether Oakland Airport will rename itself over a lack of global image. Furthermore, there are rumors that Southwest will ...

By Davis Turner • 09/16/2023
Delta Air Lines Joins Coalition to Produce Sustainable Aviation Fuel in Minnesota

Delta Air Lines has joined a coalition that aims to facilitate SAF production in Minnesota. The Minnesota SAF Hub is the first large-scale SAF hub in ...

By George Mwangi • 09/16/2023
Mumbai to Get Second Airport in Navi Mumbai in 2024

A second airport will soon serve Mumbai alongside the existing Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport (BOM). Navi Mumbai International Airp ...

By George Mwangi • 09/16/2023
Taiwan's EVA Air to Expand U.S. Presence Through Baseball

Taiwan's EVA Air is expanding its U.S. presence by sponsoring one of its most popular sports: baseball. On September 14, EVA Air became the official i ...

By George Mwangi • 09/16/2023
Singapore Airlines Passengers Stranded On the Tarmac For Eight Hours

Technical issues are no strange matter in the aviation industry, happening to even the very best of airlines. Passengers traveling aboard a Singapore ...

By Hadi Ahmad • 09/15/2023
Tired of Waiting for Your Luggage? This Airport Will Take It Straight to Your Hotel

Are you tired of spending a long time waiting for your luggage at baggage claim? And dealing with problems such as someone else accidentally taking yo ...

By George Mwangi • 09/15/2023
United Opens Largest Airport Lounge in the United States, and United's Largest Lounge in the World

United now claims the largest airport lounge in the United States when their Concourse B United Club opened its doors to passengers yesterday. The lou ...

By Davis Turner • 09/14/2023
Ryanair Pays Out Over $30,000 to Spanish Woman Who Fell Whilst Disembarking

After injuring her leg while disembarking from a Ryanair flight 2020, a woman is finally being compensated over $30,000 dollars. Although Ryanair is c ...

By Adnan Shaheed • 09/13/2023
A Massive Lufthansa Group Expansion: SWISS to Washington-Dulles, A380 Service, and a 787 to Minneapolis

The Lufthansa Group announced a considerable expansion this morning that will substantially increase route capacity and alliance connectivity. With th ...

By Daniel Mena • 09/12/2023
American Airlines Fined $4.1 million in Breach of USDOT Rules

Major US-based carrier American Airlines has been fined 4.1 million US Dollars by the United States Department of Transportation.

By Gabriel Kramp • 09/12/2023
Hungary Air Show Crash Kills Two, Injures Four

A popular airshow in Hungary became the site of tragedy over the weekend after a veteran aircraft went down mid-flight, causing several fatalities and ...

By Jack Turner • 09/12/2023
Canada's Prime Minister Stuck in India After Aircraft Breaks Down

Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau had to extend his visit to India after his Airbus aircraft broke down. He went to New Delhi for the G20 summit ...

By George Mwangi • 09/12/2023
Emirates and Tennis: A Match Made in Queens

Emirates will be the Official Airline of the US Open Tennis Championships yet again. This year's tournament, from August 28 to September 10, will be t ...

By George Mwangi • 09/09/2023
How Airlines are Responding to Morocco's 6.8-Magnitude Earthquake

On September 8, a 6.8-magnitude earthquake hit Morocco, killing over 1300 people. The quake struck the High Atlas Mountains, near the famous tourist d ...

By George Mwangi • 09/09/2023
The Fastest Way In and Out of Manhattan Will Have You Land On Water

This September, seaplane operator Tailwind Air is set to increase the number of flights on the airline's Manhattan to Boston Harbor route. This comes ...

By Adam Schupak • 09/09/2023
Biman Bangladesh Eyes Risky U.S. Resumption

Biman Bangladesh Airlines has recently outlined plans to resume service to the United States. With a modern fleet of aircraft, the carrier is eyeing i ...

By Hadi Ahmad • 09/07/2023
Delta Air Lines Hires Tom Brady as Strategic Adviser

Delta Air Lines will hire Tom Brady as a long-term strategic adviser through a first-of-its-kind multiyear partnership. The seven-time Super Bowl cham ...

By George Mwangi • 09/07/2023
A Brand-New Luxury Airline From the Maldives: Can it Compete?

A new airline is set to launch in the Maldives later this year. Beond is a luxury airline that offers flights for passengers exclusively in business c ...

By George Mwangi • 09/06/2023
All United Airlines Flights Grounded Due to Nationwide Outage

Just months after various system outages struck the Southwest Airlines network, another similar issue has transpired. This time, however, it has affec ...

By Hadi Ahmad • 09/05/2023
Air Canada Apologizes After Vomit Incident

Two women were escorted off an Air Canada event after refusing to sit in unclean seats. The seats were vomited on and it was obvious that they weren't ...

By Adnan Shaheed • 09/05/2023
Paying Homage to JetBlue’s Very First A320

Major North American hybrid airline JetBlue Airways has retired its first Airbus A320 aircraft. In February 2000, JetBlue commenced operations out of ...

By Gabriel Kramp • 09/04/2023
Gender Reveal Party Turns into Horrific Accident

A gender reveal party in Sinaloa, Mexico turned into a terrible accident as the pilot hired for the revealing process crashed. The pilot died in the h ...

By Adnan Shaheed • 09/04/2023
Could Foreign Airlines Expand in the US Through Baseball? The Dodgers Say Yes

Many foreign airlines want to expand their presence in the U.S. market beyond simply offering nonstop flights. Baseball could be one way to do so sinc ...

By George Mwangi • 08/31/2023
Delta Sky Way Opens in Los Angeles 18 Months Ahead of Schedule

Delta Air Lines and Los Angeles World Airports have announced the final major phase of their Delta Sky Way at LAX project. The $2.3 billion project at ...

By George Mwangi • 08/31/2023
Flying These Airlines to Chicago? Expect Changes!

If you happen to be flying either British Airways or Scandinavian Airlines from or to Chicago soon, expect to encounter some significant, albeit tempo ...

By Hadi Ahmad • 08/31/2023
Korean Air Will Weigh Passengers Before Boarding

Korean Air will request passengers to weigh themselves at the airport before boarding their flight. However, the airline's goal is not to engage in bo ...

By George Mwangi • 08/29/2023
FAA Commits $121 Million to Fund Airport Safety

The FAA has announced a new round of funding—$121 million—to improve domestic airport safety. The announcement comes on the heels of a scathing NY ...

By Davis Turner • 08/29/2023
Lufthansa CEO Becomes Flight Attendant on Two Flights

Lufthansa's CEO, Jens Ritter, took a break from his regular duties to become a flight attendant on two flights. He was part of the cabin crew on a rou ...

By George Mwangi • 08/28/2023
Alaska Airlines Aircraft Damaged After Hard Landing in Stormy Weather

No one was injured when an Alaska Airlines flight made a rough landing at John Wayne Airport in Santa Ana/Orange County, CA (KSNA) at 23:15 local time ...

By Jamie West • 08/26/2023
This United 767's Landing Was Probably its Last

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has released its preliminary report on a recent hard landing incident involving a United 767. The info ...

By Hadi Ahmad • 08/24/2023
Emirates A380 Reportedly Damaged by Drone in Nice, France

On August 18, an Emirates Airbus A380 reportedly collided with a drone while landing at Nice Côte d'Azur Airport (NCE). The incident damaged one of t ...

By George Mwangi • 08/23/2023
Russian Mercenary Leader Presumed Dead in Plane Crash

A private jet flying between Moscow and Saint Petersburg in Russia has crashed. The circumstances of the crash remain mysterious as reports have emerg ...

By Adam Schupak • 08/23/2023
Qantas Adds 250,000 International Seats, Orders New Boeing 787-10s

On August 21, Qantas announced plans to increase its international capacity ahead of a reported order for an unspecified number of additional Boeing 7 ...

By George Mwangi • 08/23/2023
Google and Microsoft to Invest in Sustainable Aviation Fuel

Two of the world's largest technology companies announced plans to invest in sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) this month. Google and Microsoft will con ...

By George Mwangi • 08/22/2023
Police Scooter Catches Fire Inside Dulles Airport, Prompts Evacuation

Parts of the famed Dulles departure terminal were closed Saturday night after a police vehicle caught fire. Fortunately nobody was seriously hurt but ...

By Jack Turner • 08/21/2023
Avianca Sponsors the Miami Dolphins: Can the Airline Rival American's Presence in Miami?

In May, Avianca announced a three-year partnership agreement with the NFL's Miami Dolphins. This agreement suggests that Avianca plans to expand its U ...

By George Mwangi • 08/20/2023
Airlines Waive Several Fees as Hurricane Hillary Heads for California

Tropical depression Hillary is wreaking havoc on west coast aviation operations with numerous airlines delaying flights. This article also includes ai ...

By Adam Schupak • 08/20/2023
Hundreds of Flights Cancelled and Thousands Affected as Typhoon Lan Leaves Japan

Due to Typhoon Lan, Central Japan Railway Co. has been forced to shut down many of its services, forcing many to shelter in place. Thousands have been ...

By Adnan Shaheed • 08/18/2023
Child Burned on Vistara Flight, Airline Responds

Airlines commonly provide passengers with compensation and reimbursement for a variety of incidents...but what about for spilling hot water? This exac ...

By Hadi Ahmad • 08/17/2023
LATAM Pilot Dies Mid-Flight

A LATAM Airlines pilot suffered a medical emergency mid-flight between Miami and Santiago, forcing a diversion to Panama City. Unfortunately, the pilo ...

By Davis Turner • 08/17/2023
Pakistan to Privatize Pakistan International Airlines: Will it Save the Airline?

Pakistan plans to privatize its loss-making state-owned carrier Pakistan International Airlines. The airline has been unprofitable for years due to fl ...

By George Mwangi • 08/16/2023
Qatar Airways Sponsors Formula 1 Qatar Grand Prix and More

Qatar Airways will sponsor the Formula 1 Qatar Grand Prix, scheduled from October 6 to 8 at Lusail International Circuit. The airline will also sponso ...

By George Mwangi • 08/16/2023
Saudi Arabia's Riyadh Air Becomes Sponsor of Atlético de Madrid

Riyadh Air, Saudi Arabia's newly launched secondary flag carrier, has signed a sponsorship deal with Spanish football team Atlético de Madrid. The mu ...

By George Mwangi • 08/15/2023
Israel's El Al in Talks to Buy Up to 30 Airbus A321neos

Israel's flag carrier El Al is in "serious" talks with Airbus to purchase up to 30 Airbus A321neo aircraft. The talks, which would represent the first ...

By George Mwangi • 08/15/2023
Near Collision Occurs Between Southwest 737 and Citation at San Diego

The United States' latest near collision incident has occurred at San Diego International Airport (SAN), with a Southwest airlines flight and private ...

By Adam Schupak • 08/14/2023
Delta Air Lines Joins Amsterdam's Canal Parade to Celebrate Pride

On August 5, employees from Delta Air Lines joined the Canal Parade, one of the main parts of the Amsterdam Pride festival. This was the first time De ...

By George Mwangi • 08/14/2023
Cathay Pacific Orders 32 More Airbus A321neo Aircraft

Hong Kong's flag carrier Cathay Pacific has announced its intention to add up to 32 Airbus A321neo and A320neo aircraft to its fleet over the next six ...

By George Mwangi • 08/14/2023
MiG Russian Fighter Jet Crashes During Thunder Over Michigan Airshow

A MiG Russian fighter jet crashed during the Thunder Over Michigan Air Show today at Willow Run Airport (YIP) in Ypsilanti, a city approximately 35 mi ...

By George Mwangi • 08/13/2023
Qatar Operates 'Ghost Flights' to Adelaide Through Regulatory Loophole

Qatar Airways is operating near-empty 'ghost flights' between Adelaide and Melbourne in order to get around some particular government regulations set ...

By Luke Wirostko • 08/13/2023
Tragic Brazilian Plane Crash Linked to Intoxicated Pilot Putting 11-Year-Old Son at the Controls

A tragic and shocking video recently surfaced across social media showing a father and son duo flying a private propeller plane in Brazil. The video s ...

By Hadi Ahmad • 08/11/2023
WestJet Poised to Become the Most Popular Airline Along the Canada-Mexico Corridor

WestJet is launching new routes and adding service between Vancouver and various Mexican vacation destinations. The airline is posed to become the mos ...

By Davis Turner • 08/10/2023
Airlines Rush to Increase Rescue Flights as Maui Wildfires Rage On

Kahului Airport (OGG) on the Hawaiian island of Maui is one of the busiest airports in the state. The recent wildfires affecting Maui have unleashed c ...

By Hadi Ahmad • 08/10/2023
PHOTOS: Air India Reveals New Livery and Rebranding

Air India has been undergoing a major transformation phase following its privatization. A major milestone in the airline's revamp is its introduction ...

By Hadi Ahmad • 08/10/2023
Passenger Uses Trashed Ticket, CLEAR Kiosk to Sneak Past Security

Airport security has always been notorious for being strict. However, security program CLEAR has recently come under fire when two passengers somehow ...

By Hadi Ahmad • 08/10/2023
EXCLUSIVE: Qatar Airways Unveils New Special Livery

Qatar Airways recently signed a new deal with Formula One earlier this year, replacing Gulf competitor Emirates as the official airline partner. To co ...

By Hadi Ahmad • 08/10/2023
British Airways A380 Flies for 10.5 Hours to Nowhere

The political situation in Niger has deteriorated to such a point that it's now affecting aviation. On August 6, Niger's junta government closed the c ...

By Adam Schupak • 08/09/2023
VIDEO: Bear Escapes Cage in Aircraft Cargo Hold, Causes Three Hour Delay

On Friday August 4, a bear was seen roaming around the cargo hold of an Iraqi Airways flight. Luckily, nobody was hurt and the bear appeared to be fri ...

By Adnan Shaheed • 08/08/2023
Delta Air Lines and Kenya Airways Expand Codeshare Partnership

Delta Air Lines and Kenya Airways have expanded their strategic partnership to include Kenya Airways' nonstop service between Nairobi and New York-JFK ...

By George Mwangi • 08/07/2023
New Thai Airline Called "Really Cool Airlines" Plans to Offer Luxury Flights for Budget Airline Prices

Thailand will have a new airline join its ranks as soon as this December, and it might not be what you expect. Really Cool Airlines does indeed promis ...

By Jack Turner • 08/07/2023
Flight Attendant Threatens No-Fly List to Passenger Over Catering Mishap

A United Airlines elite frequent flyer was threatened by a flight attendant after an incident relating to an extra serving of Manicotti.

By Gabriel Kramp • 08/07/2023
Unlimited Flights for $149: Frontier's New 30-Day GoWild! Subscription

Frontier Airlines has just launched a monthly version of the brand-new and popular all-you-can-fly pass, commonly known as the GoWild! Pass. This modi ...

By Luke Wirostko • 08/06/2023
Emirates Extends Partnership with Arsenal FC Until 2028

Emirates has extended its shirt sponsorship of Arsenal Football Club until 2028. This expands on a partnership between Emirates and Arsenal that has e ...

By George Mwangi • 08/06/2023
Aeroflot Deactivates Brakes on Nine Aircraft, Relies Heavily on Reverse Thrust

Russian flag carrier Aeroflot is beginning to fly some of its western-made aircrafts without properly maintained brakes due to lack of parts as a resu ...

By Adam Schupak • 08/06/2023
How Saudia Hopes To Boost Tourism Through Its Large A321neo Order

Saudia, the state-owned flag carrier of Saudi Arabia, plans to add the Airbus A321neo to its fleet. The airline sees the addition of 20 A321neo aircra ...

By George Mwangi • 08/04/2023
Passenger Threat Forces Delta Flight to Return to Boston

On July 30, a Delta Air Lines flight from Boston Logan International Airport (BOS) to Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) returned to Boston af ...

By George Mwangi • 08/02/2023
VIDEO: Beijing Airport Floods Due to Typhoon Doksuri, Flights Canceled

Beijing Daxing International Airport was flooded by Typhoon Doksuri, which led to heavy rainfall in Beijing. This led to flight cancellations and some ...

By George Mwangi • 08/01/2023
Boeing Increases Production of Major Aircraft

Now that the world has begun to reopen itself, aircraft manufacturer Boeing has also begun to produce more planes. Due to the pandemic, Boeing was for ...

By Adnan Shaheed • 08/01/2023
Aer Lingus Restarts Pilot Training Program

Irish flag carrier Aer Lingus has restarted its pilot training program in order to combat pilot shortages. As the airline expands to new routes, Aer L ...

By Adnan Shaheed • 07/31/2023
Nine Killed in Port Sudan Plane Crash

A civilian plane crashed in eastern Sudan Sunday killing nine people, including four soldiers, according to the military. Due to the ongoing war in Su ...

By Adnan Shaheed • 07/31/2023
16-Hour Delivery Flight: Qantas Welcomes its Final Dreamliner Home

Qantas has added another Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner aircraft to its fleet. This is the eighth new aircraft Qantas has added to its fleet this year, along ...

By George Mwangi • 07/31/2023
SWISS Introduces Free Wi-Fi Onboard Long Haul Flights

SWISS Airlines is following in the footsteps of its fellow STAR ALLIANCE carriers by adding a free-to-use Wi-Fi plan onboard all of its long haul flig ...

By Adam Schupak • 07/30/2023
American Airlines Receives 50th 737 MAX

American Airlines has long been one of the world's largest operators of the Boeing 737. At present, the carrier operates over 300 examples of the 737- ...

By Hadi Ahmad • 07/29/2023
Oshkosh Day 4: MiGs, a B-29 Superfortress, and More

Day 4 at Oshkosh was another action-packed day with some special new arrivals into the grounds. We caught up with our team as temperatures reached clo ...

By Gabriel Kramp • 07/29/2023
Oshkosh Day 3: Boeing Dreamlifter, NORAD Intercept, and More

Yet another exciting day on the grounds at Oshkosh Day 3, as we caught up with our team. The afternoon show brought several thrilling acts with some s ...

By Ejaaz Cadinouche • 07/27/2023
Passenger Removed From American Airlines Flight for Calling Flight Attendant "Waiter"

A passenger was forcibly removed from an American Airlines flight because he referred to a flight attendant as "waiter."

By Gabriel Kramp • 07/27/2023
Frontier Airlines Sued For $100 Million Over Hidden Fees

Frontier Airlines has begun expansion plans to San Francisco and Chicago. Unfortunately, In the middle of these new plans have landed a lawsuit. Front ...

By Adnan Shaheed • 07/27/2023
Over 1,200 Pratt & Whitney Engines Recalled For Inspection

Prat and Whitney announced that hundreds of its engines would need to be recalled, returned, and inspected for mechanical flaws threatening the engine ...

By Luke Wirostko • 07/27/2023
EAA Oshkosh AirVenture Day 2 Wows the Crowd

From the excitement of Delta’s A350 to the Growler Demo Team performing an amazing show, Day 2 of Oshkosh 2023 was filled with action and entertainm ...

By Davis Turner • 07/26/2023
Iberia Joins British, Qatar Airways in Massive Airline Partnership

Iberia plans to join an existing partnership between Qatar Airways and British Airways to improve global connectivity. This will make one of the world ...

By George Mwangi • 07/26/2023
Extreme Heat Forces Airlines to Adjust Passenger and Fuel Loads

Climate change has wreaked havoc on the aviation industry this summer, and extreme heat is only becoming more of an issue for airlines and passengers. ...

By Jack Turner • 07/26/2023
Catering Issue Prompts British Airways to Serve KFC Onboard

On a recent long-haul flight, class divisions disappeared as flight attendants onboard a British Airways flight were forced to serve food from the fas ...

By Adam Schupak • 07/26/2023
SpiceJet Q400 Catches Fire During Routine Maintenance in Delhi

A SpiceJet aircraft caught fire at Indira Gandhi International Airport (DEL) in Delhi on July 25 while undergoing engine maintenance. During a ground ...

By George Mwangi • 07/26/2023
Cabo Verde Airlines Adds 737 MAX to its Fleet

Cabo Verde Airlines has added its first Boeing 737-8 MAX to its fleet. The new move is a part of its rebranding strategy to lure more tourists and get ...

By Adnan Shaheed • 07/25/2023
Americans will Soon Need Authorization to Travel to Europe

U.S. passport holders looking to take a trip across the pond in 2024 will need to take heed of this new travel requirement. Americans who previously d ...

By Ejaaz Cadinouche • 07/24/2023
USC and UCLA Joining the Big Ten: Do the Flight Logistics Make Sense?

USC and UCLA will join the Big Ten Conference for college athletics starting in the 2024 season. This presents a challenge for flight logistics since ...

By George Mwangi • 07/23/2023
United Express E145 Overruns Runway in Lake Charles, Louisiana

On July 22, 2023, a United Express Embraer E145XR — operating flight UA4293 for CommutAir — was operating a short regional flight when it overran ...

By Gabriel Kramp • 07/23/2023
Australia's Most Punctual Airline Achieves 10th Month on the Podium

Qantas has achieved 10 consecutive months of being on time, effectively making it the carrier with the best arrival time. On top of this, Qantas is al ...

By Adnan Shaheed • 07/22/2023
Emirates Sponsors King Salman Club Cup 2023 as Official Airline

Emirates has announced that it will become the main sponsor and official airline of the King Salman Club Cup 2023 in Saudi Arabia. The King Salman Cup ...

By George Mwangi • 07/21/2023
Bomb Threat Made at Miami Airport

A Brazilian Man was arrested at Miami International Airport (MIA) after a heated exchange with an American Airlines gate agent in which the passenger ...

By Luke Wirostko • 07/20/2023
Traveling Between the U.S. and China? Checking Your Bag Just Got Easier

In a move that significantly improves the transfer experience for travelers, Delta Air Lines and China Eastern Airlines have introduced a seamless bag ...

By Adnan Shaheed • 07/20/2023
EVA Air Will Donate $1,000 for Every Home Run by the Los Angeles Angels

In April, EVA Air announced that it would donate $1,000 to the Angels Baseball Foundation for every home run hit by a Los Angeles Angels player during ...

By George Mwangi • 07/18/2023
Emergency Slide Falls From United Airlines Aircraft Near O'Hare

On July 17, an emergency slide fell from a United Airlines Boeing 767 aircraft into a backyard near Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD). When t ...

By George Mwangi • 07/18/2023
New Airline Riyadh Air Begins Recruitment, To Hire 700 Pilots

Riyadh Air, a new airline in Saudi Arabia, plans to recruit 700 new pilots in order to plan for its takeoff in 2025. Due to pandemic restrictions bein ...

By Adnan Shaheed • 07/18/2023
China Eastern Airlines Receives Second C919 Aircraft

On July 16, China's second domestically developed C919 aircraft was delivered to Shanghai-based China Eastern Airlines. China is developing the COMAC ...

By George Mwangi • 07/17/2023
United Airlines and Pilot Union Sign Massive New Contract

Following in the footsteps of competitors United has finally signed a major pilot contract deal after four long years of negotiations. The deal not on ...

By Jack Turner • 07/17/2023
British Airways Pilot Stabbed, Held at Gunpoint During Layover in South Africa

A veteran pilot at British Airways was reportedly attacked while on a run with a fellow BA crew member in the South African city of Johannesburg.

By Adam Schupak • 07/16/2023
Delta Air Lines Sees Record Profits in April-June

On July 13, Delta Air Lines revealed its financial results for the second quarter of this year and its outlook for the third quarter. The airline reco ...

By George Mwangi • 07/13/2023
PHOTOS: United's New First Class Just Got Another Major Revamp

On July 12, United Airlines introduced an upgraded domestic first class seat that includes a wireless charging station in each armrest. The new United ...

By George Mwangi • 07/13/2023
United 737 MAX Engine Fire Prompts NTSB Investigation

The US NTSB has decided to investigate an engine fire on the Boeing 737 MAX. Although the flight landed safely and none of the passengers or crew have ...

By Adnan Shaheed • 07/12/2023
Traveling with easyJet From Gatwick This Summer? Prepare for Delays and Cancellations

easyJet has canceled 1,700 flights from July to September after dealing with weeks of last-minute cancellations of flights to and from London Gatwick ...

By George Mwangi • 07/11/2023
New Alaskan Low-Cost Airline Northern Pacific Confirms Launch Date

At long last, Northern Pacific Airways is just on the cusp of officially launching operations. As of July 8th, the new airline has passed all necessar ...

By Hadi Ahmad • 07/11/2023
Delta Becomes First American Airline to Sign LPGA Sponsorship

Delta Air Lines is making major investments in women's golf, signing Rose Zhang, Nelly Korda, and Michelle Wie to long-term sponsorship deals. The dea ...

By Davis Turner • 07/11/2023
Korean Air to Use Airbus A380 on Flights to Hong Kong

Korean Air plans to use the Airbus A380 on its service from Seoul-Incheon International Airport (ICN) to Hong Kong International Airport (HKG) startin ...

By George Mwangi • 07/10/2023
How Delta is Expanding its Salt Lake City Hub with This NBA Team

Delta Air Lines has expanded its presence in Salt Lake City by extending its sponsorship deal with the NBA's Utah Jazz. On July 1, Delta became the Of ...

By George Mwangi • 07/10/2023
Alaska Airlines Bomb Threat Shuts Down Spokane Airport

Passengers traveling through Spokane International Airport experienced significant delays after an Alaska Airlines flight diverted to the airport due ...

By Luke Wirostko • 07/07/2023
Chelsea FC Welcomes Oman Air as Official Airline Partner

Oman Air will become the Official Airline Partner of Chelsea FC through a multi-year deal announced on July 6. The first partnership between Oman Air ...

By George Mwangi • 07/06/2023
Pakistan International Airlines 777 Returns to Lahore Following Hydraulic Issue

A PIA 777-200LR was forced to turn back to its origin five hours into its flight due to a hydraulic issue. The aircraft was en route from Lahore to To ...

By Hadi Ahmad • 07/06/2023
Qatar Airways to Be Official Airline of Formula 1 for 2024 Season

Formula 1 has announced the racing calendar for the 2024 FIA Formula One World Championship after receiving approval from the World Motor Sport Counci ...

By George Mwangi • 07/05/2023
Protestors Flock to Israel's Ben-Gurion Airport in Protest of New Reform

Protestors have gathered at Israel's Ben-Gurion Airport, delaying operations. Their reason is due to the new judicial overhaul plan that could potenti ...

By Adnan Shaheed • 07/05/2023
Air Inuit To Retire and Replace Iconic Boeing 737-200

One of the only Boeing 737-200 operators left in the world will retire the aircraft. Air Inuit announced the replacement of its Boeing 737-200 fleet w ...

By Winston Shek • 07/04/2023
Korean Air to Work with GS Caltex on Sustainable Aviation Fuel

Korean Air is working with Korean energy and chemical company GS Caltex to run test flights powered by sustainable aviation fuel (SAF). Korean Air and ...

By George Mwangi • 07/03/2023
Passengers and Crew Injured as Hawaiian Airlines Flight Encounters Turbulence

Most flyers hate turbulence and for good reason. The bumps can make some sick and can cause disruptions to inflight service. However, most passengers ...

By Gabriel Kramp • 07/03/2023
Turkish Airlines Named 'Most Sustainable Flag Carrier Airline' Once Again

Turkish Airlines is continuing to solve the climate crisis that challenges the aviation industry. The airline was named the 'Most Sustainable Flag Car ...

By George Mwangi • 07/03/2023
United Giving up to 30,000 Frequent Flyer Miles to Customers Affected by Disruptions

United Airlines experienced one of the toughest operational stretches in its history last week, and customers suffered the brunt of the issues with de ...

By Jack Turner • 07/03/2023
Sustainable Aviation Ventures Expand to Washington State

The Paris Airshow, which ended last weekend, revealed two startups planning to expand to Washington. The startups have different ventures on creating ...

By Adnan Shaheed • 07/02/2023
Over 130 Ryanair Paris Flights Cancelled Due To French Air Traffic Control Strikes

Due to the ongoing ATC strikes in France, Ryanair has been forced to cancel over 130 flights. Thousands have been left stranded at airports as employe ...

By Adnan Shaheed • 07/02/2023
Delta Air Lines and El Al to Launch Strategic Partnership

Delta Air Lines and Israel's national carrier El Al have announced a strategic partnership that will offer better connections for passengers flying be ...

By George Mwangi • 06/30/2023
Global Airlines To Acquire Three New Airbus A380s

Global Airlines has had a busy couple of days as they seek to continue to grow their airline. This week Global Airlines agreed to purchase more widebo ...

By Luke Wirostko • 06/30/2023
South African Airways Resumes Direct Flights to São Paulo

South African Airways will resume direct flights to São Paulo/Guarulhos International Airport (GRU) from O. R. Tambo International Airport (JNB) in J ...

By George Mwangi • 06/30/2023
South Korean Carriers Reduce China Flights as Demand Falls

Korean Air and Asiana Airlines have reduced the number of direct flights between South Korea and China due to a drop in demand and the deteriorating p ...

By George Mwangi • 06/30/2023
Delta Boeing 717 Lands Safely Without Nose Gear

A Delta Boeing 717 made an emergency landing in Charlotte after its nose gear failed to deploy. The aircraft was carrying 101 occupants from Atlanta.

By Hadi Ahmad • 06/29/2023
New Airport in the D.C. Area? Manassas Airport Eyes Commercial Service in Two Years

Washington D.C. area residents may soon see a new option to fly out of. Manassas Regional Airport is eyeing its first commercial flight within two yea ...

By Winston Shek • 06/27/2023
PHOTOS: ANA Reveals New Pokémon Special Livery

ANA just unveiled its latest special livery, a new Pokémon jet dubbed "Eevee Jet NH". The aircraft will enter service at the end of August 2023.

By Hadi Ahmad • 06/27/2023
Emirates Becomes Sponsor for Tunisia's Étoile Sportive du Sahel

Emirates has become the official airline sponsor for the Étoile Sportive du Sahel (ESS) sports team in Tunisia. ESS' basketball and football teams ar ...

By George Mwangi • 06/27/2023
Canada to Build CA$1.9 Billion Sustainable Aviation Fuel Facility in Manitoba

The Canadian province of Manitoba plans to build a CA$1.9 billion sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) facility near the city of Portage la Prairie. In add ...

By George Mwangi • 06/27/2023
East Coast Experiences Delays Due to ATC Outage, Weather

The weekend of Sunday June 23 to 25 was a chaotic one for both passengers and pilots flying into and out of the East coast of the United States. Thund ...

By Adam Schupak • 06/26/2023
United Enhances Mobile App, New Features Seek to Improve Customer Experience

United Airlines announced several new features to its mobile app. The new features aim to simplify traveling with United by saving customers time and ...

By Luke Wirostko • 06/23/2023
Ecuador Hosts Event in Guayaquil to Discuss Local Aviation Industry

On June 21, Ecuador hosted the Aviation Day event for the second consecutive year in the country's largest city of Guayaquil. The event, which Ecuador ...

By George Mwangi • 06/23/2023
Airbus to Decarbonize Pilot Training with AURA AERO

A subsidiary of Airbus and electric aircraft company AURA AERO have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to develop an all-electric trainer airc ...

By Adam Schupak • 06/22/2023
Embraer and GKN Aerospace to Work Together on Potential Hydrogen Demonstrator

Embraer is going into the future with GKN Aerospace, as the two companies have signed an agreement to work together over the coming years to develop f ...

By Adam Schupak • 06/22/2023
Akasa Air Orders Four 737 MAX 8s, Expands Order to 76 MAX 8s From Boeing

Newly established Indian airline Akasa Air has added an additional four Boeing 737 MAX 8s to the airline's already mammoth order of 72 737 MAX aircraf ...

By Adam Schupak • 06/22/2023
Luxair To Order 4 Boeing 737 MAX 7s as the European Launch Customer

Luxair is choosing to further its relationship with American aerospace giant Boeing through the ordering of four Boeing 737 MAX 7s. Luxair currently h ...

By Adam Schupak • 06/21/2023
TAAG Angola Airlines Orders Seven Airbus A220s Through Two Agreements

TAAG Angola Airlines, the state-owned flag carrier of Angola, is planning to lease three Airbus A220-300s from commercial aircraft lessor Azorra and f ...

By George Mwangi • 06/21/2023
Ryanair Apologizes After Flight Attendant Announces Tel Aviv is in Palestine

Passengers aboard Ryanair received a shock when they heard an announcement calling their destination "Palestine." Since the incident, many have questi ...

By Adnan Shaheed • 06/20/2023
Qatar Airways Wins Big at Skytrax World Airline Awards

Qatar Airways won four awards at Skytrax's World Airline Awards, held on the second day of PAS 2023. The carrier once again won World's Best Business ...

By Hadi Ahmad • 06/20/2023
A Bright Future: Embraer Secures Orders for 38 Aircraft at the Paris Airshow

After just two days at the Paris Airshow, Embraer has secured orders for 38 aircraft as well as a major partnership with seat manufacturer RECARO. Wit ...

By Adam Schupak • 06/20/2023
Volaris Discloses Order for 25 Airbus A321neo Aircraft

Mexico's Volaris has disclosed plans to purchase 25 Airbus A321neo aircraft from a purchase agreement that was originally signed in October 2022. This ...

By George Mwangi • 06/20/2023
Airbus to Experiment With Hydrogen Powered APU

Airbus and its subsidiary Airbus UpNext, have announced at the Paris Airshow the beginning of a new program aimed at reducing ground emissions. The pr ...

By Adam Schupak • 06/20/2023
China Airlines Announces Order for 8 787s, Converts Pre-Existing Order With Boeing

China Airlines has finalized an order for eight Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners at the 2023 Paris Airshow. The order is set to will help replace China Airlin ...

By Adam Schupak • 06/20/2023
Air Algérie Orders Eight Boeing 737 MAXs and Two 737-800 Freighters

Algeria's flag carrier Air Algérie met with Boeing at the Paris Air Show to confirm an order for eight of Boeing's 737 MAX aircraft. The airline also ...

By George Mwangi • 06/20/2023
Philippine Airlines Finalizes Order For Nine Airbus A350-1000 Aircraft

Philippine Airlines has finalized its order for nine Airbus A350-1000 aircraft.

By Arkin Si • 06/20/2023
De Havilland Launches New Twin Otter Variant with Fully Updated Interior and Avionics

Canadian aerospace company De Havilland has announced the launch of a new variant of its extremely popular STOL aircraft - the DHC-6 Twin Otter. The n ...

By Adam Schupak • 06/19/2023
FlyBig Airlines Expands Fleet with De Havilland Twin Otter Aircraft Purchase at Paris Airshow

FlyBig Airlines, an Indian regional carrier, made waves at the prestigious Paris Airshow today by announcing a significant addition to its fleet. The ...

By Jack Jarzynka • 06/19/2023
Qatar Executive Adds the Gulfstream G700 to its Fleet at the 2023 Paris Airshow

Qatar Executive, the private jet charter division of Qatar Airways, made a resounding statement at the prestigious Paris Airshow today by announcing a ...

By Jack Jarzynka • 06/19/2023
Raytheon Technologies Announces Next Steps in Hybrid-Electric Propulsion Testing

Raytheon Technologies (RTX) kicked off this year's Paris Airshow announcing a significant milestone in its pursuit for widespread sustainable aviation ...

By Ejaaz Cadinouche • 06/19/2023
Air Mauritius Orders Three Airbus A350 Aircraft to Expand its Network

Air Mauritius has confirmed that it ordered three Airbus A350 aircraft to expand its network in Europe and South Asia. The announcement was made at th ...

By George Mwangi • 06/19/2023
Flynas Finalizes Order for 30 Additional Airbus A320neo Aircraft

The largest low-cost airline in Saudi Arabia has just firmed up an order for 30 extra Airbus A320neo family aircraft from Airbus. The signing of the a ...

By Adam Schupak • 06/19/2023
IndiGo Places Record-Breaking Order for 500 Airbus Aircraft

Indian airline IndiGo today placed an order for a record purchase of 500 Airbus A320 family aircraft. The order increases IndiGo's total Airbus aircra ...

By Paris Airshow 2023 • 06/19/2023
Pilot Unions Oppose Retirement Age Increment in Latest Bill By House Panel

Several pilot unions in the United States (US) have opposed a new bill that proposes raising the mandatory pilot retirement age from 65 to 67. The uni ...

By Bhavya Velani • 06/18/2023
Qantas Reveals New Luxurious Cabin Design for Future A350 Aircraft

The renowned Australian airline Qantas has revealed the complete cabin design for its specially crafted Airbus A350s. It will operate direct flights b ...

By Bhavya Velani • 06/18/2023
American Airlines Subsidiary Fined After Worker Sucked into Engine

American Airlines subsidiary Piedmont Airlines has been fined $15,000 dollars - the highest allowable amount by law after one of the company's workers ...

By Adam Schupak • 06/18/2023
Transgender Chinese Woman Accuses Flight Attendant of Using Wrong Pronoun

A transgender Chinese woman has accused a flight attendant of treating her unfairly after refusing to use her proper pronouns. The woman got angry whe ...

By George Mwangi • 06/17/2023
Ethiopian Airlines Faces Lawsuit Over Discrimination

Ethiopian Airlines could face a lawsuit for discriminating against the people of Tigray. The Ethiopian Federal High Court will give its verdict on Jun ...

By Adnan Shaheed • 06/17/2023
WNBA's Phoenix Mercury to Fly Charter Flights After Incident at DFW

The Phoenix Mercury from the Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA) ran into some issues while waiting to board an American Airlines flight fr ...

By George Mwangi • 06/17/2023
Etihad Airways Partners with New Mission: Impossible Film

Etihad Airways recently partnered with Paramount Pictures to celebrate its latest film's release. Mission: Impossible - Dead Reckoning Part One is the ...

By Hadi Ahmad • 06/15/2023
Jet2 Announces Largest Expansion for Summer 2024

Leading leisure airlines and UK's largest tour operators, Jet2.com and Jet2holidays, have announced a significant expansion to their Summer 2024 progr ...

By Bhavya Velani • 06/14/2023
Air Conditioning Fails at Houston-IAH Airport as Temperatures Rise to 100 Degrees

On Monday, passengers flying through Bush International Airport in Houston noticed a significant difference in the temperature due to an issue with th ...

By Luca Joe Azim • 06/14/2023
Royal Jordanian Flight Forced to Return to Amman Due to Dust Storm

A Royal Jordanian flight flying to Aqaba was forced to return to Amman due to poor weather conditions. Multiple government agencies released warnings ...

By George Mwangi • 06/14/2023
JetBlue Announces New Livery Following Brand Refresh

JetBlue has announced a new livery that will debut tomorrow, June 15. The livery is boldly blue with colorful accents, honoring the airline's ability ...

By Davis Turner • 06/14/2023
Emirates to Offer Premium Economy on A380 Flights to India

Emirates will offer its Premium Economy class on A380 flights to Mumbai and Bengaluru starting on October 29. This is part of the airline's plan to de ...

By George Mwangi • 06/13/2023
Etihad Airways Flies Manchester City Home After Winning UEFA Champions League

Etihad Airways flew Manchester City from Istanbul to their home in Manchester to celebrate the team's UEFA Champions League win. The victory caps what ...

By George Mwangi • 06/12/2023
Flight Attendants' Union Reaches Agreement With Allegiant Air

Allegiant Air has reached an agreement between the carrier and its flight attendants' workers union (the TWU). The new agreement stipulates better ben ...

By Adam Schupak • 06/11/2023
Boeing to Produce Sustainable Aviation Fuel in Southeast Asia

Boeing is partnering with the Roundtable on Sustainable Biomaterials (RSB) to study the potential of SAF production in Southeast Asia. The region has ...

By George Mwangi • 06/10/2023
PHOTOS: United's First A321neo Spotted in Hamburg

United Airlines placed a significant order for 70 Airbus A321neo aircraft in June 2021. Finally, the first of these aircraft has been spotted, awaitin ...

By Hadi Ahmad • 06/10/2023
United Airlines to Sponsor English Football Club Wrexham FC

Wrexham AFC has grown in fame. United Airlines are proud to sponsor them for the 2023-24 football season. Soon enough, the United Airlines logo will f ...

By Luca Joe Azim • 06/10/2023
American Airlines Expands Free Wi-Fi Access

American Airlines is gaining huge ground in the Wi-Fi Department. Thousands of T-Mobile customers can now find free and fast Wi-Fi on their next Ameri ...

By Jack Turner • 06/10/2023
Israel Hosts Aviation Conference in Tel Aviv, Discusses El Al's Future

Israel hosted an aviation conference in Tel Aviv where aviation representatives discussed the industry's future. El Al also celebrated its 75th annive ...

By George Mwangi • 06/10/2023
Qatar Airways to Abandon First Class and Focus on Business Class Instead

On June 3, 2023, CEO Abkar Al-Baker made a statement about future deliveries of the airline's up-and-coming 777X order. He stated that contrary to pre ...

By Gabriel Kramp • 06/10/2023
Sudan Lengthens Airspace Closure

Sudan has extended its airspace closure to June 15th. The military and paramilitary within the country are still at war with each other, with no signs ...

By Adnan Shaheed • 06/09/2023
Air France Selects New Business Class Seat for its A350 Aircraft

Air France of the Air France - KLM Group, has just chosen the seat for its new A350 aircraft yet to be delivered — and potentially the rest of the l ...

By Gabriel Kramp • 06/08/2023
Delta to Release One-Of-A-Kind Wheelchair Seats

Delta Air Lines in collaboration with Air4All have been working together on a wheelchair seat prototype for aircraft. The new prototype could drastica ...

By Adnan Shaheed • 06/08/2023
Delays Caused at Bush Airport Following Woman on Runway

Two runways at Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport were closed for 15 minutes yesterday evening around 20:30 ET after a woman managed to ente ...

By Luca Joe Azim • 06/08/2023
Spirit's Inaugural A321neo Flight Lands in Chicago

American low-cost carrier Spirit Airlines recently completed the inaugural revenue service of its brand-new Airbus A321neo. The flight operated on Jun ...

By Hadi Ahmad • 06/07/2023
Air India 777 Diverts to Russian City Following Engine Problems

On June 6, an Air India Boeing 777-200LR, possibly with U.S. citizens onboard, was forced to divert to a Russian airport after a technical issue with ...

By Adam Schupak • 06/07/2023
PGA Tour and LIV Golf Merger: What's in it for Airlines?

The PGA Tour and LIV Golf have announced plans to merge into one global golf league after months of legal disputes. The merger is expected to have a s ...

By George Mwangi • 06/07/2023
JetBlue Announces Caribbean Expansion

New York-based- JetBlue has announced its plans to expand its Caribbean and US network. The carrier has announced the launch of two new destinations f ...

By Joshua Kupietzky • 06/06/2023
Papua New Guinea's Air Niugini Purchases Two Boeing 787-8s

The latest customer of the Boeing 787 Dreamliner is Papua New Guinea flag carrier Air Niugini. It will help expand its route network to places such as ...

By Winston Shek • 06/06/2023
In Pictures: Riyadh Air Unveils Unique and Striking Livery

Riyadh Air unveiled its unique and bold livery on its Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner, which will be showcased at the Paris Air Show. The livery is the first ...

By Winston Shek • 06/05/2023
PHOTOS: Spirit Receives its First Airbus A321neo

Ultra-Low-Cost-Carrier (ULCC) Spirit Airlines has just taken delivery of its first-ever Airbus A321neo aircraft. The company held an unveiling at its ...

By Ejaaz Cadinouche • 06/05/2023
United Pilot Calls Out Air Traffic Control at SFO

A United pilot got angry and called out the air traffic controllers at San Francisco International Airport (SFO). The aircraft was forced to go around ...

By George Mwangi • 06/05/2023
Jet Crashes After Supersonic Intercept Near Washington, D.C.

A Cessna Citation Jet was intercepted near Washington, D.C. by F-16s, producing a loud supersonic boom audible to the DMV Metro Area. Efforts to recon ...

By Davis Turner • 06/05/2023
New U.S. Flights Operated by Chinese Airlines to Avoid Russian Airspace

Chinese airlines are starting to avoid flying over Russian airspace for flights to the US. This suggests that China is looking to improve its relation ...

By George Mwangi • 06/04/2023
Just Landed: Norse Atlantic Airways Inaugurates London Gatwick to Washington-Dulles Service

Low-cost upstart Norse Atlantic is expanding again and growing its presence in the U.S. June 1 marked the launch of a new service between Washington-D ...

By Jack Turner • 06/03/2023
Riyadh Air to Purchase 150 Boeing 737 MAX Jets

Saudi Arabia's newest airline, Riyadh Air, is planning to purchase at least 150 737 MAX aircraft from Boeing. This will be Boeing's second large deal ...

By George Mwangi • 06/03/2023
Delta Opens New Exclusive Business Class Check-In Area

This week, Delta Airlines debuted a brand new space at LAX as part of the continuing facility upgrades at one of the airline's most prominent hubs. As ...

By Luke Wirostko • 06/03/2023
Avianca Will Now Offer its Long-Haul Business Class Product on Los Angeles-Bogotá Route

Avianca has started offering business class tickets on flights between El Dorado International Airport (BOG) in Bogotá and Los Angeles International ...

By George Mwangi • 06/03/2023
Delta and Korean Air Commemorate 5-Year Trans-Pacific Joint Venture Anniversary

Delta Air Lines and Korean Air are celebrating the fifth anniversary of the leading joint venture between the U.S. and Asia. This partnership continue ...

By Bhavya Velani • 06/02/2023
Air Algérie Places Order for Five New Airbus A330-900s and Two A350-1000s

Air Algérie, the flag carrier airline of Algeria, has entered into a firm agreement to acquire seven widebody aircraft, further bolstering its growth ...

By Bhavya Velani • 06/02/2023
Airbus Delivers its First American-Built Aircraft to a Foreign Customer

Recently, Airbus reached an important milestone when its Alabama factory delivered its first aircraft destined for an international customer: Volaris.

By Hadi Ahmad • 06/01/2023
Air New Zealand to Weigh Passengers Before Boarding

Between May 29 and July 2, 2023, Air New Zealand will be administering a voluntary study in which passengers willing to participate will be weighed. T ...

By Adam Schupak • 06/01/2023
Qatar Airways Partners with Shell for SAF Supply at Amsterdam Schiphol Airport

For the fiscal year 2023-2024, Qatar Airways has committed to uplift a minimum of 5 percent of Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) to meet its jet fuel re ...

By Bhavya Velani • 05/31/2023
Pakistan International Airlines 777 Grounded in Malaysia Over Unpaid Lease

A Pakistan International Airlines 777 was recently impounded in Malaysia following the airline's failure to pay its lease on the aircraft. This is the ...

By Hadi Ahmad • 05/31/2023
Qatar Airways Partners with Google Cloud to Enhance Passenger Experience Through Data and AI

Flag carrier Qatar Airways (QR) and Google Cloud have entered into a collaboration to explore the potential of utilizing Google Cloud's data analytics ...

By Bhavya Velani • 05/31/2023
Qantas to Establish AU$400 Million Climate Fund

Qantas will establish an AU$400 million climate fund that will help the airline meet its net zero targets. The Qantas Climate Fund includes creating a ...

By George Mwangi • 05/30/2023
UK-Based Global Airlines Acquires its First A380

Emerging United Kingdom-based Global Airlines has recently announced its acquisition of the Airbus A380 from Doric Aviation to begin its operations. T ...

By Ejaaz Cadinouche • 05/30/2023
China Completes First Flight with C919

China's C919 completes its first flight from Shanghai to Berlin. The flight marks a major milestone in China's plan to become self-sufficient

By Adnan Shaheed • 05/29/2023
Air France Flight Returns to Osaka After Bird Strike

On Sunday, an Air France A350 en route from Osaka to Paris experienced a malfunction with its weather radar and speed meters after striking birds.

By Bhavya Velani • 05/28/2023
ITA Receives First A330neo, Steps Towards a More Modern Fleet

On Thursday, the newest jet in ITA Airways' fleet was flown to Rome from the Airbus final assembly line in Toulouse, France.

By Gabriel Kramp • 05/28/2023
Emirates Announces Penelope Cruz as its New Brand Ambassador

Emirates has announced that Penelope Cruz will be the airline's new brand ambassador starting this summer. The Spanish Academy Award winning actress a ...

By George Mwangi • 05/27/2023
Passengers Hospitalized After Man Opens Emergency Door Mid-Flight

Nine teenagers on an Asiana flight were recently sent to the hospital as a passenger opened the door mid-flight on approach. Fortunately nobody was ki ...

By Jack Turner • 05/27/2023
British Airways Cancels Flights at Heathrow Due to IT Issues

British Airways has canceled at least 60 flights at London Heathrow Airport (LHR) due to technical issues. The airline is currently working to fix IT ...

By George Mwangi • 05/26/2023
Air New Zealand Takes Aotea Skincare to the World

Air New Zealand has now taken on a new partnership and has partnered with the skincare brand Aotea to showcase traditional skincare that is based on M ...

By Luca Joe Azim • 05/26/2023
Aircraft Affected After Mt. Etna Erupts Beside Italian Airport

In the early morning hours of Sunday, May 21, the tallest volcano in Europe, Mount Etna, began to erupt. The eruption, which was the most active in 30 ...

By Adam Schupak • 05/26/2023
Air Canada Cargo Launches New Freighter Service at Punta Cana International Airport

Air Canada and its cargo division, Air Canada Cargo, successfully completed their inaugural commercial flight to Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, utili ...

By Bhavya Velani • 05/25/2023
Air India to Fly 19,000 Pilgrims on Hajj Flights

Air India plans to fly 19,000 pilgrims to Saudi Arabia to perform in the annual Hajj pilgrimage. The flights will fly to Jeddah and Medina on from fou ...

By George Mwangi • 05/25/2023
Lufthansa to Acquire ITA Airways

After months of negotiations, The Lufthansa Group and ITA Airways, are set to conclude negotiations and sign an agreement on Thursday, May 25th settin ...

By Luke Wirostko • 05/25/2023
Lufthansa Reveals Special Livery for 600th Airbus Aircraft

Lufthansa commemorated its 600th Airbus aircraft with a special livery on May 24, 2023. The delivery marks the important 50-year relationship Airbus a ...

By Winston Shek • 05/25/2023
Qantas Begins Construction On New Sydney Flight Training Center

Qantas has started construction on a new flight training center in Sydney. The company sees it as essential to meet its future goals, which include la ...

By George Mwangi • 05/24/2023
easyJet Opens New Base at Birmingham Airport for 2024

easyJet, the low-cost European Airline which has two different branches, has now set up a new branch and expanded its bases to now include UK Midlands ...

By Luca Joe Azim • 05/24/2023
United Announces Massive Expansion Plans at Denver

United Airlines today announced a large investment in its operations at Denver airport. With the investment will come new routes, clubs, and improved ...

By Davis Turner • 05/23/2023
WNBA to Provide Additional Charter Flights for 2023 Season

The Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA) is planning to expand the number of chartered flights that are provided to players for the 2023 sea ...

By George Mwangi • 05/23/2023
First Flight from Russia to Georgia Causes Rising Tensions

Direct flights have resumed between Russia and Georgia amid protests and sharp criticism from the South Caucasus nation's president. Russia has also d ...

By Adnan Shaheed • 05/22/2023
Exclusive: United Set to Replace Dreaded Concourse C/D at Washington-Dulles

Documents seen by AeroXplorer reveal that United Airlines' is moving forward with the replacement of Concourse C/D. Two requests for proposals for the ...

By Winston Shek • 05/20/2023
Federal Judge Rules Against American Airlines-JetBlue Partnership, Cites Antitrust Laws

A United States federal judge ruled that American and JetBlue must end their partnership in the Northeast within the next 30 days. The Justice Departm ...

By George Mwangi • 05/19/2023
New Routes, Amenities, and a New First Class: An Update on a Busy Week for Breeze Airways

Breeze Airways has had a busy week. The low-cost carrier announced new features to its cabins, introduced a new class of service, and launched several ...

By Luke Wirostko • 05/19/2023
U.S. Gun Violence Prompts Travel Warnings From Multiple Countries

In response to the recent surge in mass shootings in the United States, several countries have warned travellers planning to visit American destinatio ...

By Bhavya Velani • 05/18/2023
UK and US to Strengthen Cooperation in Sustainable Aviation Fuel Development

The UK Minister of Transport is meeting with his US counterpart at a Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) summit in Detroit to discuss bilateral cooperatio ...

By George Mwangi • 05/16/2023
Aviation Hubs in The UAE and Saudi Arabia to Fuel Recovery of Middle Eastern Aviation Market

Aviation hubs in the UAE and Saudi Arabia are expected to play a major role in the Middle East reaching pre-pandemic levels of passenger traffic. Airp ...

By George Mwangi • 05/16/2023
Cyclone Hits Bangladesh Canceling Flights in the Area

On Sunday May 14, a powerful cyclone hit the coast of Myanmar, causing widespread damage and leaving at least 29 people confirmed dead, according to o ...

By Adnan Shaheed • 05/15/2023
Qatar Airways Showcases Exciting Stand at Arabian Travel Market Conference in Dubai

The national carrier for the state of Qatar has showcased an exciting new stand at the Arabian Travel Market conference in Dubai.

By Luca Joe Azim • 05/15/2023
Delta Resumes Flights Between Atlanta and Düsseldorf Strengthening The Cities' Bilateral Relationship

Delta has resumed flights between Atlanta and Dusseldorf. Both cities are expanding their economic relationship and direct flights are essential for i ...

By George Mwangi • 05/15/2023
United Airlines to Increase Flights to Hong Kong, Monitors Possibility of Haneda

United Airlines will increase service from San Francisco International Airport to Hong Kong International Airport in China by August. At the end of Oc ...

By Adnan Shaheed • 05/14/2023
Lufthansa Announces Schedule for A380 Return to Service

Lufthansa is finally bringing back its A380s after three years of grounding them. While not all cities that once saw Lufthansa's A380 service will be ...

By Jack Turner • 05/14/2023
JetBlue Refreshes its TrueBlue Loyalty Program

JetBlue Airways announced drastic changes to its TrueBlue loyalty program, adding four different layers of Mosaic status. The airline’s updated loya ...

By Luke Wirostko • 05/12/2023
Flight Attendants Allegedly Attacked by Passenger on American Airlines Flight

An American Airlines passenger allegedly attacked flight attendants and tried to breach the cockpit after feeling disrespected by crew's way of inform ...

By Bhavya Velani • 05/12/2023
Rwanda is Constructing a New $2 Billion Airport in Kigali

Rwanda has started construction on a $2 billion airport near Kigali that could transform the country into a regional economic hub. Rwanda wants to com ...

By George Mwangi • 05/12/2023
Customer Satisfaction Survey Ranks Air Canada and WestJet Below Average

The findings of a recent survey revealed that Air Canada and WestJet, Canada's two largest airlines, received lower-than-average customer satisfaction ...

By Bhavya Velani • 05/11/2023
Philippine Airlines Looks to Purchase Nine A350s for Long-Haul Operations

Philippine Airlines has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Airbus for the purchase of nine Airbus A350 aircraft. The airline hopes to integrate ...

By Luca Joe Azim • 05/11/2023
Sustainable Aviation: California and Washington's Governors Highlight Progress So Far

California and Washington's Governors highlighted their states progress on sustainable aviation. California Governor Gavin Newsom visited an SAF produ ...

By George Mwangi • 05/11/2023
Boeing Business Jets Names New President Joe Benson

Joe Benson has been appointed as the new President of Boeing Business Jets (BBJ), which is the VIP jet division of Boeing that offers the top-notch fe ...

By Bhavya Velani • 05/11/2023
Ryanair Places Record $40BN Order for 300 Boeing 737 MAX-10 Aircraft; Will Create 10,000 Jobs by 2034

Ryanair Holdings plc has announced that it has placed an order for 300 Boeing 737-MAX-10 planes, with 150 firm orders and 150 options. The delivery of ...

By Bhavya Velani • 05/10/2023
PHOTOS: Alaska Airlines Unveils New Alaska-Themed Livery

The newest special livery of Alaska Airlines has taken to the skies. This eye-catching paint job commemorates the airline's home state of Alaska and i ...

By Hadi Ahmad • 05/10/2023
This Bolivian Airline is Finally Replacing its Aging Fleet

After years of trying to refresh its aging fleet, the flag carrier of Bolivia — Boliviana de Aviación (BOA) — will finally be able to obtain a330 ...

By Jack Turner • 05/10/2023
Delta Introduces Electric Ground Vehicles at Two Hubs, Furthers Commitment to Sustainable Future

One of the overlooked parts of commercial aviation is the ground operation airlines must coordinate while aircraft are on the ramp. From loading bags ...

By Luke Wirostko • 05/09/2023
Unabated Travel Surge Propels Dubai Airport to Exceed Pre-Covid Passenger Traffic Levels

According to CEO Paul Griffiths, the world's busiest international airport is poised to exceed the 2019 passenger traffic level this year and may end ...

By Bhavya Velani • 05/09/2023
Azul and United Airlines Expand Codeshare Partnership to Include 6 New U.S. Cities

Azul and United Airlines are expanding their partnership to include six new United States cities. The airline offers service from smaller Brazilian ci ...

By George Mwangi • 05/09/2023
BermudAir: All-Business Class Startup Could Launch Soon From Bermuda

BermudAir is seeking to launch service as a new startup from Bermuda to the East Coast of the United States. The airline will only offer business-clas ...

By Davis Turner • 05/08/2023
Biden Administration Introduces Historic New Rules to Hold Airlines Accountable for Cancellations and Delays

This morning, President Biden and Transportation Secretary Buttigieg spoke on holding airlines accountable at all times throughout the year, regardles ...

By Ejaaz Cadinouche • 05/08/2023
Emirates and Etihad Expand Interline Partnership to Boost UAE Tourism

Emirates Airline and Etihad Airways have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to expand their interline agreement and provide travelers with add ...

By Bhavya Velani • 05/08/2023
Turkish Airlines Expands Stopover Program, Highlights UEFA Champions League Partnership

Turkish Airlines announced multiple new initiatives at the Arabian Travel Market 2023 conference in Dubai. The airline is adding new routes, a stopove ...

By George Mwangi • 05/08/2023
Airbus A350 Freighter Entry Postponed to 2026 and Airbus Q1 Results

During the Q1 2023 results briefing, CEO Guillaume Faury announced that the A350 freighter's entry into service date has been postponed from the previ ...

By Bhavya Velani • 05/08/2023
INCIDENT: Wingtip Flies Off Aircraft on Landing in Sao Paulo

A Boliviana de Aviacion Boeing 737-800 has been damaged upon its landing at Sao Paulo Guarulhos Int'l Airport in Brazil. A plane-spotting live stream ...

By Adam Schupak • 05/06/2023
Air Canada and Bell Collaborate to Deliver Enhanced In-Flight Experience

Air Canada and Bell have announced a long-term partnership aimed at improving connectivity for customers on the ground and in the air. The collaborati ...

By Bhavya Velani • 05/05/2023
Envoy Air to Retire Embraer 145 Fleet in May

Envoy Air, one of the regional subsidiaries of American Airlines, has quietly cemented plans to retire its remaining fleet of Embraer ERJ-145 regional ...

By Hadi Ahmad • 05/05/2023
India's Go First Fleet Grounded for Over 17,000 Days, Blames Pratt

India's budget airline Go First has filed for bankruptcy and suspended flights due to technical issues

By George Mwangi • 05/04/2023
Alaska Airlines Partners with ZeroAvia to Develop World's Largest Zero Emissions Aircraft

ZeroAvia has received a Bombardier Q400 regional turboprop aircraft from Alaska Airlines in the United States, which the company will retrofit with a ...

By Bhavya Velani • 05/03/2023
US-China Flights Still Down as Post-COVID Recovery Delayed

U.S.-China flights still down 94% as post-COVID recovery delayed. Travels bound for Asia bounces back for American carriers, but not Chinese-bound tra ...

By Adnan Shaheed • 05/03/2023
Ethiopian Airlines Celebrates 50 Years of Service to the UK

Ethiopian Airlines is celebrating its 50th year of service to the UK, marking the anniversary of its inaugural flight to London Heathrow in April 1973 ...

By Bhavya Velani • 05/02/2023
Boeing 727 Fleeing Sudan Conflict Overruns Runway

On Friday, April 28, an aircraft carrying Sudanese refugees overran the runway landing at Juba International Airport. The aircraft was overloaded with ...

By Adam Schupak • 05/02/2023
China's Largest Airlines Record Smaller Losses in Q1 as Travel Demand Returns

China's largest airlines saw their losses decline in the first quarter as travel demand returns. Air China, China Eastern, and China Southern are show ...

By George Mwangi • 05/01/2023
London Gatwick Refreshes and Rebrands Marking the Next Phase of Growth

London Gatwick has revealed a new brand identity and renewed vision that underscores its continued recovery from the pandemic, establishes a foundatio ...

By Bhavya Velani • 05/01/2023
SkyWest Tackles Pilot Shortage With New Part 135 Subsidiary

As the pilot shortage in America continues to inflict challenges on small towns, SkyWest is moving forward with its new charter model to provide more ...

By Jack Turner • 04/29/2023
Norwegian Signs Partnership with Domestic SAF Technology Firm Norsk e-Fuel

Oslo-based Norwegian Airlines, a low-cost carrier, is betting big on Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF), referred to as e-fuel by the airline. The agreem ...

By Davis Turner • 04/28/2023
TSA Agents Seize Handguns at Washington-Dulles Airport

On Sunday, April 23, and Monday, April 24, TSA security officers stopped two men on two different occasions with guns from boarding flights.

By Adam Schupak • 04/28/2023
United Tests New Boarding Process, Looks to Add Boarding Group 6

United Airlines is currently testing a revamped boarding process for United and United Express-operated flights at several United States Airports. Int ...

By Luke Wirostko • 04/28/2023
Florida's Governor Meets With ANA and Japan Airlines: Future Flights on The Horizon?

Florida's governor met with executives from All Nippon Airways and Japan Airlines to discuss future direct flights between Florida and Japan.

By George Mwangi • 04/27/2023
Emirates Commemorates World Pilots' Day by Honoring the Journeys of its Aviators

Emirates celebrates World Pilots' Day by honoring its skilled aviators and simultaneously pursuing the recruitment of experienced Captains and First O ...

By Bhavya Velani • 04/26/2023
Air Kerala: UAE-Based Businessman to Launch India's Newest Airline

A UAE-based businessman has announced the launch of a new Indian airline called Air Kerala. The airline is expected to meet growing demand for travel ...

By George Mwangi • 04/26/2023
EASA Revises Regulations Regarding Third-Country Operators

The Third Country Operator (TCO) requirements of EASA have been revised. They apply to aircraft operators not registered in Europe and are engaged in ...

By Bhavya Velani • 04/26/2023
AIIB Provides €140 Million to Expand Antalya Airport in Turkey

AIIB has provided a €140 million loan for improving the runways and terminal infrastructure at Antalya Airport in Turkey. The goal of this project i ...

By George Mwangi • 04/26/2023
Spirit Airlines Receives 200th Aircraft From Airbus

Spirit's Fit Fleet® Flies Forward with 200th Delivery from Airbus includes A320neo assembled at the Airbus U.S. Manufacturing Facility in Mobile, Ala ...

By Bhavya Velani • 04/25/2023
Civil Aviation Authority Brands UK Treatment of Disabled Passengers Unacceptable

Within the next couple of weeks, there will be a new set of guidelines that airlines will have to follow regarding assistance in UK airports. The UK C ...

By Luca Joe Azim • 04/25/2023
Alaska Airlines Posts Q1 Loss to Start the Year

Alaska is the latest airline to publish its quarterly financial report, and like many airlines in the U.S., is not particularly great. Many variable c ...

By Jack Turner • 04/24/2023
Government in Talks With IndiGo, Air India, and IGIA to Develop International Aviation Hub in Delhi

The government has requested the three companies IndiGo, Air India, and the operator of Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGIA), to explore global ...

By Bhavya Velani • 04/24/2023
Abu Dhabi's Mubadala to Invest $2.5B in Sustainable Aviation Fuel Production in Brazil

Abu Dhabi's Mubadala will invest $2.5 billion in Brazil on a plant that will produce Sustainable Aviation Fuel. The country has a large supply of reso ...

By George Mwangi • 04/24/2023
UK Government Outlines Actions to Decarbonize Aviation

The Jet Zero council has met at Farnborough Airport to discuss how the UK government can decarbonize aviation by the year 2050.

By Luca Joe Azim • 04/24/2023
Delta Back in Red Figures as Airline Announces Q1 Loss

Q1 Results are trickling in from airlines and Delta was the first to announce results — results that were unfortunately negative. Higher operating c ...

By Jack Turner • 04/24/2023
Air Canada Cargo Makes Inaugural Flight to Basel, Switzerland

Air Canada Cargo has completed its first-ever freighter flight to Basel, Switzerland. This new service will connect one of Europe's leading pharmaceut ...

By Bhavya Velani • 04/24/2023
Wizz Air Abu Dhabi to Recruit More Than 400 Pilots And Cabin Crew

The ultra-low-cost airline Wizz Air Abu Dhabi is preparing to expand its flights to Saudi Arabia and initiate operations in Pakistan. With the planned ...

By Bhavya Velani • 04/23/2023
Celebrating Earth Day: Air Canada Purchases 9.5 Million Liters of Sustainable Aviation Fuel

Air Canada purchased 9.5 million liters of sustainable aviation fuel from Neste to celebrate Earth Day. The airline is looking to reach net zero emiss ...

By George Mwangi • 04/22/2023
INCIDENT: United 737 Cockpit Window Opens During Flight

One of the aircraft cockpit windows opened on a United 737-900ER's takeoff roll, causing the plane to declare and emergency and return to the airport.

By Hadi Ahmad • 04/22/2023
Delta Air Lines Buys Sustainable Aviation Fuel For Los Angeles Hub

Delta Airlines has purchased up to 10 million gallons of sustainable aviation fuel for use at its hub at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX).

By George Mwangi • 04/22/2023
American Airlines Employee Dies Following Jetbridge Accident in Austin

An employee of American Airlines passed away following an accident at Austin airport. Police stated that the employee's vehicle hit a jet bridge.

By Bhavya Velani • 04/21/2023
Emirates 777 and Air Transat A330 Collide in Miami

An Air Transat A330 collided with an Emirates 777 at Miami International Airport a few days ago, adding to the already lengthy list of aviation incide ...

By Hadi Ahmad • 04/20/2023
Emirates Cancels Flights to Hamburg and Dusseldorf Amid Germany Staff Strikes

The Dubai-based airline cancelled flights to and from German airports due to strikes announced by a trade union.

By Bhavya Velani • 04/20/2023
COMAC ARJ21 Debuts with TransNusa Jakarta to Denpasar Service

On the Jakarta-Bali Denpasar route, the Comac ARJ21 aircraft (registration PK-TJA, manufacturer serial number 186) operated its first international co ...

By Bhavya Velani • 04/20/2023
Marabu: Europe's Newest Airline Begins Flights

A new European leisure airline has launched operations out of two German cities. Marabu is planning to offer flights to over 20 destinations during th ...

By Adam Schupak • 04/19/2023
New Supplier Issues Hamper 737 MAX Deliveries This Summer

Boeing's latest quality problem in production will result in fewer 737 MAXs being delivered to airlines in time for the summer season.

By Bhavya Velani • 04/19/2023
United Airlines Reports Robust Demand for Air Travel in Q1 Financial Results

United Airlines has announced its financial results for the first quarter of 2023 and reports that it continues to experience robust demand for air tr ...

By Bhavya Velani • 04/19/2023
Grounded Russian Antonov AN-124 Will Be Flown to Ukraine

Canada will give a grounded, Russian-registered Antonov AN-124 to Ukraine. The move comes amidst a new round of sanctions against the Russian governme ...

By Adam Schupak • 04/19/2023
Hair-Pulling Passenger Causes Air India Flight to Return

Description of an incident where an Air India flight was forced to return to its origin due to a disruptive passenger. The passenger was reported to h ...

By Hadi Ahmad • 04/19/2023
Air France-KLM Secures €2.2 Billion in Revolving Credit Facilities Linked to ESG KPIs

Air France-KLM and its subsidiaries Air France and KLM have entered into agreements for two revolving credit facilities (RCFs) worth €2.2 billion. T ...

By Bhavya Velani • 04/18/2023
Air Canada to Boost Australia and New Zealand Network

The Canadian carrier Air Canada has strengthened its Pacific network by adding capacity to Australian and New Zealand cities with its boring 787-9 Dre ...

By Bhavya Velani • 04/18/2023
Spirit Airlines to Receive its First Airbus A321NEO

The US-based ultra-low-cost carrier is set to take delivery of its inaugural Airbus A321neo, which had its maiden test flight on April 17, 2023.

By Bhavya Velani • 04/18/2023
INCIDENT: Cargolux 747 Sustains Damage Upon Landing at Luxembourg

During a landing attempt at Luxembourg Airport, a Cargolux 747 experienced an incident that caused damage to the aircraft. The pilots initiated a go-a ...

By Bhavya Velani • 04/17/2023
Silver Airways Faces Possible Eviction for Non-Payment of Rent

Silver Airways, a regional airline could be forced out of its passenger facilities at the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International (FLL) hub.

By Bhavya Velani • 04/17/2023
INCIDENT: EVA Air A321 and B777 Collide in Taipei

An EVA Air A321 under tow collided with a parked company 777. There were no injuries reported however the damage sustained to the 777 especially was s ...

By Hadi Ahmad • 04/17/2023
Emirates Replaces Boeing 777 with Airbus A380 on Dubai-Casablanca Route

Emirates has replaced the Boeing 777 with Airbus A380 for its flights between Dubai and Casablanca. This is part of the airline's plans to reinstate t ...

By George Mwangi • 04/17/2023
Canada’s Flair Grabs 737 MAX Originally Destined for Australia’s Bonza

One of 777 Partner's budget carriers, Flair in Canada faces challenges as Bonza experiences the loss of an aircraft.

By Bhavya Velani • 04/17/2023
Chaos at Manchester Airport Amid easyJet Cancelations

According to Sandra Niemczyk, EasyJet left her family and other passengers stranded in Alicante after the airline unexpectedly canceled their flight t ...

By Bhavya Velani • 04/17/2023
Khartoum Shootings: SkyUp Airlines and Saudia Release Statements

The paramilitary Rapid Support Forces (RSF) of Sudan claimed that they had gained control over the Khartoum International Airport while clashes broke ...

By Bhavya Velani • 04/16/2023
Eswatini Air Launches First Flight to Zimbabwe

The newly launched flag carrier, Eswatini Air, has commenced its maiden flight to another African country, Zimbabwe.

By Bhavya Velani • 04/16/2023
Copa Airlines Reveals Expansion Plans for 2023

Copa Airlines has revealed its 2023 expansion strategy, which focuses on enhancing the Hub of the Americas, its primary connection centre in the regio ...

By Bhavya Velani • 04/15/2023
Ethiopia to Host AFRAA's Aviation Conference to Improve the African Airline Industry

Ethiopian Airlines and AFRAA will be hosting an aviation convention from May 7 to 9 in Addis Ababa. The goal of the summit is to expand the aviation i ...

By George Mwangi • 04/15/2023
Qatar Airways and Hamad Airport Become Official Partners of Doha Expo 2023

Expo 2023 Doha solidified its status as a significant international event and Qatar's next global achievement by establishing agreements with Qatar Ai ...

By Bhavya Velani • 04/15/2023
Qatar Airways Takes Delivery of First 737 MAX

Qatar Airways has taken delivery of its first Boeing 737 MAX aircraft. The 737 MAX 8 aircraft registered A7-BSC departed Boeing's Everett Paine Field ...

By Joshua Kupietzky • 04/14/2023
Netflix Removes Defamatory MH370 Episode Against Vietnam

On April 13th, streaming platform Netflix removed the first episode of the documentary "MH370: The Plane that Disappeared" due to containing inaccurat ...

By Bhavya Velani • 04/14/2023
Etihad Introduces New 'Wi-Fly' In-Flight Service

Etihad Airways introduces unlimited data packages to make it more convenient for passengers to stay connected while flying, whether for work or leisur ...

By Bhavya Velani • 04/14/2023
Ryanair to Power All Flights From Amsterdam with SAF

Ryanair, the largest airline in Europe, revealed on April 12 that it had expanded its collaboration with Neste, a leading sustainable aviation fuel su ...

By Bhavya Velani • 04/14/2023
Boeing Halts 737 MAX Deliveries Amid Supplier Defect

Boeing, which recently reported a surge in deliveries of the 737 MAX jet, has announced a significant slowdown in deliveries due to a new defect found ...

By Bhavya Velani • 04/14/2023
Malaysia Airlines Exits East Malaysia, Hands Over to Firefly

In a strategic move, Malaysia Airlines has ended its intra-east Malaysia operations and transferred them to its sister unit Firefly as part of a route ...

By Bhavya Velani • 04/13/2023
Air India to Deploy TaxiBots at Bengaluru and Delhi for A320 Aircraft

Air India is using TaxiBots at Bengaluru and Delhi airports as a way to reduce its environmental impacts. TaxiBots are used to taxi planes without usi ...

By George Mwangi • 04/13/2023
Fort Lauderdale Brought to a Halt by Torrential Storms

The occurrence of thunderstorms caused the closure of the city's airport and left many travelers stranded. The airport was anticipated to reopen at no ...

By Bhavya Velani • 04/13/2023
Delta Air Lines Resumes New York-London Gatwick Flights

After 15 years of absence, Delta is resuming its service to London Gatwick, which also happens to be the 45th anniversary of its operations in the UK- ...

By Bhavya Velani • 04/13/2023
Pula Airport - Transatlantic Flights on the Horizon

Pula Airport (PUY), located in Valtura, Croatia, has recently begun reviewing the feasibility of extending its runway to accommodate transatlantic fli ...

By Luca Joe Azim • 04/13/2023
100th Worldwide A330neo Delivered to Condor

This event marks a significant milestone for the aircraft type, the first of which was delivered in 2018 to launch customer TAP Air Portugal. Airbus r ...

By Gabriel Kramp • 04/12/2023
Boeing's 737 MAX Returns to Service On 11 Chinese Airlines

Boeing's 737 Max has returned to service in China, with 11 domestic carriers using the plane. This is good news for Boeing as it returns the planes af ...

By George Mwangi • 04/12/2023
"Operational Reasons" Forces Manchester-Bound Emirates Flight to Divert to Vienna

The A380 flight took off from Manchester Airport at 9:00 PM (BST) and was scheduled to land at Dubai International Airport Terminal 3 at 7:25 AM (GST) ...

By Bhavya Velani • 04/12/2023
Air China Flight Returns to Gate for Passenger's Phone

Flight CA1550, a regularly scheduled passenger flight between Beijing (PEK) and Shanghai (PVG) experienced a 90-minute delay because the captain decid ...

By Gabriel Kramp • 04/11/2023
Man Sentenced After Laser Pointed at Delta Air Lines Aircraft

After the incident involving James Link from Rochester, MN, the vision of one of the pilots was impacted for several hours. On Thursday last week, a f ...

By Bhavya Velani • 04/11/2023
JetBlue and Pepsi form Partnership to Promote Zero-Sugar Cola

JetBlue has collaborated with Pepsi to offer customers a giveaway for a unique travel experience, celebrating its status as the first airline to serve ...

By Bhavya Velani • 04/11/2023
Turkish Airlines to Provide Free In-Flight Unlimited Messaging Service

Turkish Airlines is set to provide a free and unrestricted messaging service on its international flights with internet access, with the tagline "Enjo ...

By Bhavya Velani • 04/11/2023
Saudi Arabia's Riyadh Air to Add More Competition to the Gulf Airline Market

Saudi Arabia's Riyadh Air is expected to add more competition to a highly competitive market in the Middle East. The country is hoping that the airlin ...

By George Mwangi • 04/11/2023
Ghana to Launch New Airline in mid-2023

Ghana will launch a new airline in mid-2023. This will be the country's third attempt at a national airline after two previous airlines collapsed. The ...

By George Mwangi • 04/10/2023
INCIDENT: Emergency Declared at Dublin Airport as Ryanair 737 Nose Gear Collapses

A Ryanair Boeing 737-800 aircraft encountered damage to its nose gear upon landing at Dublin Airport in Ireland. As a result, operations from the airp ...

By Bhavya Velani • 04/10/2023
Global Crossing Airlines Announces Three-Year Summer Wet Lease Program with TUI Netherlands

Global Crossing Airlines (GlobalX) has revealed that it will enter into a three-year program for a summer wet lease with TUI Netherlands. It will invo ...

By Bhavya Velani • 04/10/2023
Airbus and China Sign Next Phase of Partnership

Airbus and China have recently signed an agreement of partnership. This agreement aims to set up a second Final Assembly Line in Tianjin, China, and i ...

By Adnan Shaheed • 04/10/2023
Latin America to Establish Itself as a Producer of Sustainable Aviation Fuel

Latin American countries such as Brazil and Colombia are expanding SAF production. Many of these countries have large supplies of palm oil and biofuel ...

By George Mwangi • 04/09/2023
Lufthansa to Sell Catering Unit LSG Group to AURELIUS Group

Lufthansa (LH) has entered into an agreement with private equity group AURELIUS to sell the remaining business of LSG Group. In 2019, European LSG Sky ...

By Bhavya Velani • 04/09/2023
Boeing Hires High-Profile U.S. Government Official into Senior Executive Position

Multiple challenges in recent years have forced Boeing to make changes to its senior leadership. As part of this reshuffling, the company announced th ...

By George Mwangi • 04/09/2023
FAA: Boeing 787 Dreamliner Leaky Faucets a Serious Issue

According to the FAA, leaks found in onboard lavatory faucets on the 787 may harm essential electrical equipment, resulting in a potential loss of saf ...

By Bhavya Velani • 04/08/2023
Airbus Deliveries Decline to 127 Jets in Q1 Compared to 2022

Airbus deliveries declined by 11% to 127 jets in the first quarter of 2023. Despite the decline, things are starting to look better with the opening o ...

By George Mwangi • 04/08/2023
Easter Break - Travel Tips as The UK Gets to Work

UK passengers have grown to accept a level of varying disruption over several years. Easter, or spring break, is coming fast. Being well-prepared and ...

By Luca Joe Azim • 04/08/2023
Icelandair to Replace Boeing 757 Fleet with up to 25 Airbus A321XLR Aircraft

Icelandair and Airbus have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the acquisition of 13 Airbus A321XLR aircraft, along with purchase rights fo ...

By Bhavya Velani • 04/07/2023
Azerbaijan Airlines Orders 12 Airbus A320NEO Aircraft

Azerbaijan Airlines, the national airline of Azerbaijan, has signed a firm contract with Airbus to acquire 12 aircraft from the A320neo Family, which ...

By Bhavya Velani • 04/07/2023
Holland Court Favours Against Government Decision to Cut Schiphol Flights

One of Europe's busiest aviation hubs, Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS), has been granted permission to increase flights after a Dutch court overruled ...

By Bhavya Velani • 04/06/2023
Virgin Atlantic Suspends Flights to Pakistan

Virgin Atlantic recently announced its suspension of services to Pakistan as it further reviews its network. The airline is keen on resuming services ...

By Hadi Ahmad • 04/06/2023
Air Hong Kong to Complete Fleet Transition by 2024

By 2024, Air Hong Kong — owned outright by Cathay Pacific — will have completed its fleet modernization project, replacing all nine of its A300-60 ...

By Thomas Tse • 04/05/2023
Dubai International Airport Remains the Busiest Airport in the World

ACI declares that Dubai International (DXB) airport retained its position as the busiest airport in the World for the ninth year in a row in 2022.

By Bhavya Velani • 04/05/2023
Southampton Airport Initiates Controversial Runway Extension

The £17 million redevelopment project at Southampton Airport includes the extension of its runway, which is expected to encourage new airlines to lau ...

By Bhavya Velani • 04/05/2023
Snohomish County to Build Research Center for Sustainable Aviation Fuel

Washington State, which has established itself as an aerospace hub over the past several decades, is looking to shift its focus to green aviation. Sno ...

By George Mwangi • 04/04/2023
ATR to Ramp Up Production in 2023

ATR is poised for growth in 2023 after three challenging years due to COVID and a complex economic and geopolitical environment. Despite industry-wide ...

By Bhavya Velani • 04/04/2023
Air India Launches its New Premium Economy on US-Bound Flights

Air India has announced the launch of its new Premium Economy class, set to be implemented on flights between India and the United States. Starting Ma ...

By George Mwangi • 04/03/2023
Cuban Migrants Land Safely in Key West on Motorized Hang Glider

2 Cuban migrants traveled from Cuba to Florida in a motorized glider. The two are currently in custody but will most likely be released soon on the ba ...

By Adnan Shaheed • 04/02/2023
United and Emirates Activate Long-Awaited Codeshare Agreement

After six months of preparation, two of the world's largest airlines are finally activating their new codeshare agreement. Emirates and United are now ...

By Jack Turner • 04/02/2023
China's Largest Airlines Report Record Losses in 2022 Amid COVID-19 Lockdowns

China's largest airlines saw record losses in 2022 as part of the COVID-Zero policy. However, recent data suggests that China's aviation industry will ...

By George Mwangi • 04/02/2023
Red Way: America's Newest Airline is a Little Different

Red Way is a charter airline based out of Lincoln, Nebraska planning to launch operations in June. With aircraft being operated for them by Global X, ...

By Adam Schupak • 03/31/2023
United and Archer to Open Air Taxi Route from Chicago in 2025

Travelers to and from O'Hare will soon have an even easier time accessing the airport. Beginning in 2025 United and partner Archer Aviation will launc ...

By Jack Turner • 03/27/2023
Lufthansa To Bring Back A380 On U.S. Routes

Lufthansa has officially announced that it will be bringing back its Airbus A380s. Its first post-pandemic routes? The East Coast. Due to higher-than- ...

By Adam Schupak • 03/25/2023
Northern Pacific Opens Up Ticket Sales For First Route

Northern Pacific Airways has recently announced what its first route will be and when it will first operate. Now, the airline has opened up ticket sal ...

By Adam Schupak • 03/19/2023
A Fresh Look: Emirates Releases its New Livery

Earlier this week, one of the world's most iconic airlines shared its new look with the world. This is a big announcement for the airline, as it marks ...

By Daniel Mena • 03/18/2023
VIDEO: American Drone Crashes After Encountering Russian Fighters Over the Black Sea

Russian Air Force Su-27s have caused an American MQ-9 reaper drone to crash into the Black Sea in international airspace. This is the first incident o ...

By Adam Schupak • 03/16/2023
U.S. Air Force Unveils New Air Force One Livery

President Joe Biden has unveiled what the final livery for the new presidential 747s (VC-25Bs) will look like. This comes as Boeing has officially com ...

By Adam Schupak • 03/11/2023
VIDEO: Two Killed After Chile Airport Heist Goes Wrong

A shootout has occurred at Chile's main international airport after thieves attempted to steal $32.5 million in cash from a plane arriving from Miami. ...

By Adam Schupak • 03/10/2023
Delta Pilots Announce Historic New Contract

The most innovative airline in the U.S. has done it again: Delta pilots will now lead the nation in pay for most positions and provide one of the most ...

By Jack Turner • 03/09/2023
Lufthansa Unveils New Premium Onboard Products

Lufthansa has recently unveiled its new First Class suites as well as modified Business Class seats. Here are the planes that will have these new prod ...

By Adam Schupak • 03/06/2023
Kansas City Opens Long-Awaited New Terminal

On Tuesday, Kansas City’s new terminal spanning 1.1 million square feet finally replaced the antiquated terminal design. Southwest Airlines was the ...

By Brandon McLeish • 03/02/2023
Fly Atlantic: The New Transatlantic Startup

A new transatlantic airline startup, Fly Atlantic, is on the block and it's promising to connect the United States and Europe via an underutilized air ...

By Adam Schupak • 02/25/2023
Emirates To Build New Training School for A350s and 777Xs

Dubai-based airline Emirates is set to construct a training school that will be integral in training pilots for its upcoming 777X and A350 orders. Set ...

By Brandon McLeish • 02/23/2023
Air France Announces Special Flights between Los Angeles and Nice

With the international film festival in Nice set to take place later this Spring, Air France is looking to take advantage of the influx of visitors fr ...

By Daniel Mena • 02/21/2023
Air India Makes Record-Breaking Aircraft Order

Air India has just announced the largest acquisition of aircraft in Southeast Asia's history. This comes after TATA group merged the flag carrier with ...

By Adam Schupak • 02/16/2023
American Airlines Jet Collides with Passenger Bus at LAX

An American A321 collided with a passenger bus at LAX recently on February 10. Unfortunately, some minor injuries were reported, but the aircraft and ...

By Jack Turner • 02/11/2023
Introducing SkyTeam's Newest Member: Virgin Atlantic

Virgin Atlantic has announced the date it intends to join the SkyTeam Alliance. The move is an exciting one, connecting British passengers to even mor ...

By Davis Turner • 02/11/2023
All-You-Can-Fly: Frontier Launches GoWild! Summer Pass for $399

Frontier recently announced an all-you-can-fly pass for $399 for unlimited flights this summer between May 2nd and September 30th. There is also an an ...

By Brandon McLeish • 02/06/2023
Textron Soars in Q4 Performance

U.S. general aviation giant Textron Aviation has reported numerous profits and revenue and large amounts of turboprop and jet aircraft produced and de ...

By Brandon McLeish • 01/30/2023
ZeroAvia Makes History with Largest Hydrogen-Electric Powered Aircraft

A California manufacturer named ZeroAvia has just paved a significantly bigger path toward the mass use of sustainable aviation fuel with a Dornier 22 ...

By Brantsen Gill • 01/29/2023
Lufthansa Places Bid to Acquire ITA Airways

Lufthansa has announced that it will offer to acquire a stake in the struggling Italian flag carrier, ITA Airways. This comes during a time of unprece ...

By Adam Schupak • 01/18/2023
JetBlue Flight Bumps into Parked Plane at JFK

A JetBlue A320 collided with another parked JetBlue A320 during pushback at JFK this morning. This follows another dangerous incident at the same airp ...

By Ejaaz Cadinouche • 01/18/2023
Nepal Plane Crash Kills At Least 69

A Yeti Airlines ATR 72-200 has crashed on approach to Pokhara airport in Nepal. 68 out of the 72 passengers onboard have been confirmed dead with 4 mi ...

By Adam Schupak • 01/16/2023
Delta A330 Touches Down Short of Runway at Schiphol

Delta flight DL134 operating from Detroit, Michigan (DTW) to Amsterdam (AMS) touched down just short of Schiphol's shortest runway. There were no inju ...

By Brantsen Gill • 01/15/2023
FAA System Outage Causes Mass Delays and Cancellations

On Wednesday, January 11, 2023, a nationwide ground stop was issued by the FAA due to the outage of a crucial system related to aviation safety in the ...

By Adam Schupak • 01/14/2023
UK Strikes Bring Border Security into Question

An update on the UK strikes which are affecting the UK's airports. There have been questions surrounding the security of the UK border during the time ...

By Luca Joe Azim • 01/12/2023
Amazon Air to Sell Surplus Capacity Onboard its Jets Ahead of Predicted Market Slump

Amazon Air recently announced plans to sell surplus space onboard their planes to other companies. The announcement comes amid predictions that 2023 w ...

By Adam Schupak • 01/10/2023
VIDEO: Shots Fired at Aeromexico E190 at Culiacan Airport

An Aeromexico Connect Embraer E190 was on the runway of Culiacan International Airport (CUL) when shots were fired at the aircraft. The Sinaloa cartel ...

By Brantsen Gill • 01/06/2023
Delta to Offer Free WiFi Fleet-Wide Beginning February 1

Yesterday, on January 5, Delta Air Lines CEO Ed Bastian announced that the airline will have free Wi-Fi available to all passengers beginning February ...

By Jack Turner • 01/06/2023
Midair Helicopter Collision Leaves Four Dead in Australia

A helicopter collision occurring yesterday, Monday, January 2 at 4:00 a.m. GMT has left four people deceased and three injured near SeaWorld on the Go ...

By Keelan Koop • 01/03/2023
United Dreamliner Makes Emergency Landing in American Samoa

A United Airlines 787-9 was forced to divert to Pago Pago in American Samoa after the aircraft experienced mechanical issues, separating passengers fr ...

By Adam Schupak • 01/01/2023
Private Jet Skids Off Runway at Hawthorne Municipal

On December 27, 2022, an incident occurred at Hawthorne Municipal Airport (KHRR) when a private jet skidded off the runway. The aircraft involved was ...

By Brantsen Gill • 12/31/2022
American Carriers Consider Returning to China

On Monday, December 26, 2022, China's National Health Commission said that it will drop the quarantine requirement for travelers entering China, effec ...

By Adam Schupak • 12/28/2022
Southwest Airlines Collapses in the Midst of Holiday Storm

Southwest Airlines has suffered an operational meltdown across its route network. Nearly 70 percent of the scheduled flights Monday were canceled by t ...

By Davis Turner • 12/27/2022
Southwest Airlines Declares State of Operational Emergency at Denver Airport

The recent winter storm has hit Southwest Airlines hard at Denver International Airport (DEN). Beginning at 1:45 pm Mountain Time on December 21, 2022 ...

By Davis Turner • 12/24/2022
Mesa Airlines Ceases American CRJ900 Operations, Switches to United

Regional carrier Mesa Airlines is ending its contracted partnership with American after 30 years of service for the Dallas-based airline. Mesa has als ...

By Jack Turner • 12/22/2022
Saudi Government Retires Brand-New Boeing 747-8i

Over the past few days, pictures have emerged from an aircraft boneyard in the United States, showing a barely used Boeing 747-8i in the process of be ...

By Adam Schupak • 12/22/2022
Largest U.S. Order Ever: United Orders 200 Boeing Aircraft

United Airlines recently announced that over the next 8 years, they will acquire around 200 of their new planes and modernize their fleet of aging air ...

By Adam Schupak • 12/18/2022
NASA's SOFIA to Take Final Resting Place at Pima Air and Space Museum

NASA's 747SP is due to take its final resting place at the Pima Air and Space Museum after taking off for the final time.

By Brantsen Gill • 12/14/2022
United Announces Desirable New Crew Bases

United Airlines announced new crew bases. These bases will provide convenience for pilots and save time and money for the company and customers.

By Kyle Jonas • 12/09/2022
Southwest MAX Diverts After Passenger Bites Fellow Traveler

A Southwest Airlines flight had to divert to Little Rock Arkansas after a passenger became mentally unstable and wanted to open the door of the aircra ...

By Adam Schupak • 12/08/2022
REAL ID Requirement Date Pushed Back Once Again

The deadline to obtain a REAL ID in order to fly is being pushed back to 2025. This follows a string of earlier postponements dating back to 2008.

By Davis Turner • 12/06/2022
FAA Certifies New Falcon 6X Engine

FAA Certifies PW812D for the new Falcon 6X.

By Brantsen Gill • 12/04/2022
BREAKING: Vistara and Air India to Merge

Singapore Airlines and Tata have announced the merging of Vistara and Air India. The new combined carrier will become the second largest airline in In ...

By Davis Turner • 11/29/2022
Mooney Crashes Into Power Lines in Gaithersburg, MD

On Thursday, November 27, 2022, an MFC Corp Mooney M20J departed Westchester County Airport (HPN) in White Plains, New York at 3:00 p.m., before crash ...

By Edwin Sims • 11/28/2022
LATAM Aircraft Strikes Fire Truck in Lima Killing Two

On Friday, November 18, a departing LATAM A320 collided with a fire truck on the runway at Jorge Chavez Airport in Lima, Peru. Unfortunately, the inci ...

By Jack Turner • 11/22/2022
Ratchet Strap Punctures Fuselage of Link Airways Saab 340

A Link Airways Saab 340 suffered damage after a ratchet strap punctured the fuselage mid-flight.

By Brantsen Gill • 11/18/2022
Avelo Airlines to Launch Fifth Base at Raleigh-Durham

On Thursday, November 10, Avelo Airlines announced the opening of a new base at Raleigh-Durham (RDU), making it the airline's fifth base.

By Davis Turner • 11/12/2022
Antonov Begins Designing New AN-225

Antonov Company has just announced that they will begin planning out the new design of the biggest aircraft in the world, the Antonov AN-225, shortly ...

By Adam Schupak • 11/11/2022
Frontier to Launch Crew Base and New Routes from Dallas-Fort Worth

Frontier is launching a new crew base at Dallas Forth Worth. The base will allow the airline to launch five new routes and bring in upwards of 80 mill ...

By Davis Turner • 11/11/2022
Eviation Alice Achieves Milestone with its First All-Electric Flight

Eviation achieves a significant milestone in electric aviation with the first flight of Alice.

By AeroXplorer.com Staff • 11/10/2022
Alaska Airlines and Lyft Announce New Partnership

Seattle-based Alaska Airlines and on-demand ride-sharing app Lyft have recently announced their brand new partnership.

By Adam Schupak • 11/09/2022
Spirit Unveils New Seating Design

US-based low-cost carrier Spirit Airlines will be implementing two new seat designs onboard all of its new aircraft - they are set to be rolled out in ...

By Adam Schupak • 11/03/2022
Cathay Pacific Resumes Flights Over Russia

As a consequence of the Russian invasion of Ukraine, most European airlines have been rerouting flights around Russia, as heightened alerts have made ...

By Adam Schupak • 11/02/2022
Dassault To Open MRO in Melbourne, Florida

The French aerospace company Dassault has recently announced plans to open a Maintenance, Repair, and Operations facility (MRO) in Melbourne, Florida, ...

By Brandon McLeish • 11/01/2022
Silver Line Extension to Dulles Airport Set to Open November 15

A project that has been in the works since 2009, the Silver Line Extension offers cheaper and much more convenient access from Loudoun County to Washi ...

By Ejaaz Cadinouche • 11/01/2022
Virgin Atlantic Inaugurates its First Airbus A330neo

Virgin Atlantic's first-ever A330-900neo operated its inaugural flight from London Heathrow to Boston last week. Flight VS 11 departed London Heathrow ...

By Adam Schupak • 10/31/2022
Introducing ROAM Maui, the World's Newest Semi-Private Air Carrier

ROAM Maui, a new semi-private carrier, recently launched its service between the Hawaiian island of Maui and three destinations in the mainland United ...

By Joshua Kupietzky • 10/31/2022
Air Canada Orders 15 More A220 Aircraft, Brings Total to 60

Air Canada increased their order of Airbus A220 aircraft by 15, resulting in a total of 60 A220s for the Canadian Airline.

By Brantsen Gill • 10/28/2022
INCIDENT: United 737 MAX-8 Tire Failure Halts Airport Operations at Fort Myers

A United 737 MAX-8 suffered two flat tires on landing at Fort Myers Southwest Florida International Airport on Wednesday, October 19. The airport was ...

By Adam Schupak • 10/25/2022
Korean Air Airbus A330 Overshoots Runway at Cebu International Airport

Yesterday on October 23, 2022, Korean Air flight 631, an Airbus A330-300 registered HL7525 departed Incheon International Airport (ICN) located in Sou ...

By Edwin Sims • 10/24/2022
United Airlines Closing In on Massive Widebody Order Worth Billions

United plans to place massive wide body order

By Zachary Liddy-Davis • 10/23/2022
Aeroflot Boeing 777 Makes Emergency Landing Following Bomb Threat

On October 14, an Aeroflot Boeing 777-300ER conducted an emergency landing in Delhi due to a bomb threat.

By Diana Vidstrom • 10/21/2022
15 Dead After Russian SU-34 Fighter Crashes into Apartment Complex

Fifteen civilians have been announced dead after a crash of an SU-34 fighter in the residential district of the seashore city of Yeysk in Southern Rus ...

By Diana Vidstrom • 10/21/2022
Delta Announces Historic Earnings Report

Atlanta's Delta Air Lines saw a significant increase in revenue and operating margin throughout the summer quarter. Major rises in leisure and busines ...

By Jack Turner • 10/17/2022
VIDEO: Boeing 747 Loses Wheel During Takeoff from Italian Airport

On Wednesday morning, a 747 Dreamlifter lost one of its landing gear wheels on takeoff from an Italian airport. The aircraft continued safely to its d ...

By Adam Schupak • 10/15/2022
Suspicious Odor Causes American Airlines Flight to Divert

American Airlines Flight 338 makes an emergency landing at Miami International Airport, due to a suspicious smell

By Brantsen Gill • 10/13/2022
Orlando Airport Officially Opens New Terminal

On September 20, 2022, Orlando opened its newest terminal, comprised of 15 gates. The new addition will enable the airport to serve more destinations ...

By Brandon McLeish • 10/12/2022
United Announces New International Routes for Summer 2023

United has announced a robust summer schedule for 2023 with three new exciting international destinations.

By Davis Turner • 10/12/2022
American Airlines Set to Open 600-Room Staff-Only Hotel

In October 2015, American Airlines announced their plans to build a new corporate campus next to their existing Fort Worth, Texas campus. Seven years ...

By Joshua Kupietzky • 10/12/2022
Hong Kong Lessens Local Aircrew Restrictions when Overseas

Hong Kong-based aircrew will see lessened restrictions, as they are allowed to skip their overseas hotel quarantine.

By Thomas Tse • 10/08/2022
PHOTOS: United Express Jet Overruns Runway in Dayton, Ohio

On Wednesday, airport operations were temporarily suspended at Dayton International Airport (DAY/KDAY) after an Air Wisconsin CRJ-200 overran the runw ...

By Adam Schupak • 10/07/2022
Atlas Air Inches Closer to Receiving the Remaning 747-8Fs in Production

Atlas Air is scheduled to receive the remaining 747s in production by the end of 2022.

By Brantsen Gill • 10/06/2022
Virgin Atlantic Ends Historic 30-Year Route between Hong Kong and London

Virgin Atlantic announced the end of a historic 30-year route from Hong Kong to London's Heathrow International Airport, citing a lack of passenger de ...

By Thomas Tse • 10/06/2022
Cathay Pacific Invests in 38 Million Gallons of SAF

Cathay Pacific continues to follow the trend of investing in Sustainable Aviation Fuel by inking a deal with Aemetis for 38 million gallons of blended ...

By Thomas Tse • 10/02/2022
Spirit Airlines Airbus A321 Suffers Engine Failure Following Takeoff From BWI Airport

A spirit airlines aircraft departed from BWI en route to Orlando but had to turn back around due to engine issues.

By Edwin Sims • 10/01/2022
Avelo's Newest Base: Fort Myers

Avelo airlines is planning to open a base at Fort Myers. The new base will allow the airline to operate four new routes from the airport and station p ...

By Brandon McLeish • 09/29/2022
Virgin Atlantic to Join SkyTeam

London-based airline Virgin Atlantic has just announced it will join the SkyTeam alliance, headed by good partners Delta and Air France-KLM. The airli ...

By Jack Turner • 09/29/2022
VIDEO: Passenger Assaults American Airlines Flight Attendant

A Friday afternoon flight turned violent after a passenger assaulted an American Airlines flight attendant shortly after takeoff. The passenger was re ...

By Adam Schupak • 09/28/2022
Exclusive: Reagan National Eyes Replacement of Historic Terminal 1

Washington D.C.'s Reagan National Airport is set to replace its Terminal 1, formerly known as Terminal A, per a document released on the Metropolitan ...

By Winston Shek • 09/26/2022
Virgin Australia Boosts International Flight Capacity to Bali

Brisbane-based Virgin Australia is relaunching flights between Adelaide International Airport (ADL) and Bali Ngurah Rai International Airport (DPS).

By Joshua Kupietzky • 09/25/2022
VIDEO: Sparks Fly From United Airlines 777-200 as it Departs Newark Airport, Makes Emergency Landing

United Airlines flight 149, a scheduled service from Newark/New York (EWR) to Sao Paulo, Brazil (GRU) departed at 11:24 pm when it experienced suspec ...

By Brantsen Gill • 09/21/2022
PHOTOS: United Boeing 737 MAX Slides Into Grass at Florida Airport

A United Boeing 737 MAX 9 slid into muddy grass during a rainstorm at Fort Myers Southwest Florida International Airport. After the pilots attempted f ...

By Adam Schupak • 09/17/2022
Cathay Pacific Warns of a Silent Cargo Peak Season

Cathay Pacific, one of the world's largest air cargo operators, has overhauled its cargo schedule for its busiest shipping season, but expects the upc ...

By Thomas Tse • 09/16/2022
Turkish Airlines Is the World's Largest Network Carrier

Turkish Airlines is the largest airline in the world when looking at August's available seat kilometer numbers. In fact, Turkish Airlines capacity and ...

By Jack Turner • 09/16/2022
PHOTOS: Air India 737 Catches Fire in Muscat

On Wednesday, September 14, 2022, an Air India Express 737-800 flight was delayed by 10 hours after smoke billowed from the aircraft's number two engi ...

By Adam Schupak • 09/15/2022
Queen Elizabeth's Coffin Transport Became the Most Tracked Flight in History

The Queen's coffin traveled via an RAF C-17 from Edinburgh to London (RAF Northolt) on Tuesday, September 13th. This was the Queen's final flight, and ...

By Adam Schupak • 09/14/2022
Israel Will Ban Four Engine Planes in 2023

Beginning on March 31, 2023 Israel will ban the Boeing 747 and other four engine aircraft in a statement from the Israel Airports Authority (IAA) in h ...

By Joshua Kupietzky • 09/14/2022
New York Court Approves $700 million in Additional Funding for SAS

SAS (Scandinavian Airlines System), the Scandinavian flag carrier, officially secured the essential funding to continue operation. A United States Ban ...

By Joshua Kupietzky • 09/14/2022
United Airlines Flight Evacuated After Smoke Fills Cabin

A United Airlines Boeing 777 departing from Amsterdam aborted takeoff after smoke filled the cabin.

By Zachary Liddy-Davis • 09/12/2022
PHOTOS: Learjet Overruns Runway in San Diego

A Learjet 36 overran the runway at San Diego's naval air station. Two people onboard received minor injuries. The aircraft was under contract for the ...

By Adam Schupak • 09/11/2022
United Airlines Places Order for 200 eVTOL Air Taxis

On Thursday, United Airlines announced its order of 200 Electric Vertical Take Off and Landing (eVTOL) air taxis with Eve. The Embraer-owned startup, ...

By Zachary Liddy-Davis • 09/11/2022
Rolls Royce Withdraws from Supersonic Partnership

Rolls Royce and Boom conclude their partnership for the development of the engines on their Boom Overture aircraft. This leaves the 2029 date for the ...

By Adam Schupak • 09/09/2022
Airbus Revokes All Qatar Airways A350 Orders

Airbus recently announced its cancellation of Qatar Airways' remaining Airbus A350 orders. This comes as the latest escalation in the feud between the ...

By Adam Schupak • 09/09/2022
Condor Offers Record Winter Schedule to North America Since Pandemic

German leisure carrier Condor has announced that it will now be flying to a whopping four additional North American cities during the winter season th ...

By Jack Turner • 09/08/2022
Norwegian 737 Returns to Trondheim After Birdstrike

On Monday, September 5, 2022, a Norwegian Air Shuttle 737-800 experienced a bird strike upon takeoff from Trondheim Vaernes Airport. The aircraft retu ...

By Adam Schupak • 09/08/2022
Private Cessna Citation Jet Crashes in the Baltic Sea

On Sunday, September 4, 2022, a Cessna Citation 551, registered OE-FGR crashed into the Baltic Sea under mysterious circumstances. The private jet was ...

By Adam Schupak • 09/06/2022
Hundreds of Flights Cancelled After Lufthansa Pilots Strike

The Vereinigung Cockpit (VC) union stated that Lufthansa pilots would begin a 24-hour strike starting at midnight Thursday. The reason: the airline's ...

By Brantsen Gill • 09/05/2022
PHOTOS: TAP Portugal Plane Collides With Motorbike upon Landing

Recently, a TAP Air Portugal A320neo collided with a motorcycle while landing in Conakry, Guinea. Unfortunately, two casualties were reported from the ...

By Adam Schupak • 09/04/2022
Man Hijacks Aircraft, Threatens to Crash into Mississippi Walmart

A Mississippi man has stolen and crash-landed a Beechcraft C90A aircraft after threatening to crash it into a nearby Walmart. The man survived the lan ...

By Adam Schupak • 09/03/2022
American Airlines to Eliminate Flagship First Class

American Airlines, one of the last major western airlines to fly a true first class cabin, is finally pulling the plug. In the coming years, planes cu ...

By Jack Turner • 09/02/2022
PHOTOS: Ground Collision at Barcelona Airport

Ground collision at Barcelona El Prat Airport (BCN) that occurred on August 30, 2021. No injuries were reported. The only part of the aircraft damaged ...

By Adam Schupak • 08/31/2022
United and Emirates Rumored to Begin Partnership

United Airlines and Emirates have hinted at future cooperation, as seen on a Twitter exchange between the two companies' social media accounts. It is ...

By Luca Joe Azim • 08/31/2022
Lufthansa Receives its First Ever Boeing 787

On the afternoon of August 29, 2022, Lufthansa's first-ever Boeing 787 Dreamliner lifted off from Boeing's main headquarters at Everett Paine Field ne ...

By Adam Schupak • 08/31/2022
San Diego Airport Sees Delays, Fuel Spills, and Security Breach in One Week

A major California Airport sees back-to-back days of delays and backups after both a security breach and a fuel spill.

By Zachary Liddy-Davis • 08/30/2022
PHOTOS: Underside Panel Ripped Off of United 767 Mid-Flight

On Thursday, August 26, 2022, a United Airlines Boeing 767-400 performing flight UA 23 to Dublin (DUB) lost one of its main underside panels during it ...

By Adam Schupak • 08/30/2022
The Last Ever 747 Produced Is Close to Completion

After 50 years of production, the final 747 ever produced is set to take to the skies.

By Adam Schupak • 08/29/2022
United Airlines Flight Canceled After Taxiing for 8.5 Hours

A United Airlines flight was severely impacted by inclement weather on Monday, taxiing for 8.5 hours hoping to take-off until it was ultimately cancel ...

By Brantsen Gill • 08/27/2022
Ethiopian Airlines Flight Fails to Descend After Pilots Fall Asleep

On Monday, August 15, an Ethiopian Airlines flight failed to descend as usual after the pilots fell asleep mid-flight. The pilots, flying passengers f ...

By Jack Turner • 08/23/2022
Apple Air Tag Leads Authorities to Find $16,000 Worth of Stolen Luggage

A common occurrence turned into a criminal investigation shortly after a traveler reported missing luggage which was said to have $1,600 worth of item ...

By Brantsen Gill • 08/22/2022
American Airlines Restores CRJ200 Through Partnership With Air Wisconsin

Amid the retirement of American Airlines's CRJ-200s during the pandemic, American Airlines will reintroduce the 50-seater city hopper to its regional ...

By Winston Shek • 08/22/2022
JSX Eyes New Service Between Dallas and Orange County

Next month, United States-based carrier JSX will launch a route between Dallas and Orange County, California, to add to its network. Currently, JSX se ...

By Joshua Kupietzky • 08/20/2022
Air Canada Announces Acquisition of Two Freighter Aircraft

Buoyed by a 42% growth in cargo revenues, Air Canada is stepping up its game in the freight market by expanding its fleet with two new Boeing 767-300F ...

By Safa Trabelsi • 08/12/2022
Boeing Resumes 787 Deliveries After One Year Lull

After resolving a plethora of quality control issues, the FAA cleared the resumption of Boeing 787 deliveries. As a result, American Airlines received ...

By Daniel Mullin • 08/11/2022
Air India to Reportedly Lease Six Boeing 777s

Air India is planning to lease six Boeing 777 aircraft in order to provide a more streamlined passenger experience, while potentially growing its Nort ...

By Tejas Bhatia • 08/11/2022
PLAY Airlines Offering Free Trips to See Iceland’s Erupting Volcano

A volcanic eruption in the Fagradalsfjall volcanic system in the Reykjanes Peninsula, beginning on August 3rd, has been a new center of attraction for ...

By Shaikh Uzma • 08/10/2022
Aeromexico Flight Rejects Take Off Due to Blown Tire

An Aeromexico 737 had a rejected take off at Chicago-O'Hare International Airport. No injuries were reported, but there was minor aircraft damage.

By Jack Jarzynka • 08/09/2022
Hydrogen-Powered Aircraft? American Airlines Invests in ZeroAvia

Alternative-fuel sources or new technology, such as hydrogen-powered aircraft concepts, are one of several ways to reduce the aviation sector's climat ...

By Safa Trabelsi • 08/09/2022
Southwest and JetBlue Jets Collide at LaGuardia

A JetBlue a320 collided with a Southwest 737 while pushing back. Fortunately no one was hurt, but the Southwest plane was damaged in the incident.

By Jack Turner • 08/08/2022
Alaska and Oneworld Partners Announce Significant Investments in Sustainable Aviation Fuel

Seattle-based Alaska has just announced a massive new investment into sustainable aviation fuel, making good on their deal with Oneworld to boost the ...

By Jack Turner • 08/06/2022
Delta Air Lines Announces Nonstop Service to Tahiti

Delta Air Lines recently announced that it will begin nonstop service from Los Angeles to Tahiti. The new service will launch in December 2022.

By Brantsen Gill • 08/05/2022
JetBlue Reports a Net Loss Amid Record Revenue

Amid the recent news of a merger with Spirit Airlines, JetBlue Airways reported a loss led by surging costs. Nonetheless, the airline reported record ...

By Winston Shek • 08/02/2022
Southwest Removes Expiration Date From Flight Credits

Southwest Airlines has a reputation for caring for its customers and being the airline with a 'heart.' Now, the airline has made another announcement ...

By John Pullen • 08/01/2022
Alaska Airlines First in the US to Launch Electronic Bag Tags

Alaska has become the first airline in the United States to launch electronic bag tags. The electronic tags will make the bag tagging process much fas ...

By Zachary Liddy-Davis • 07/30/2022
Civil Air Patrol Cadets Take Flight in Hurricane Hunter

The volunteer organization recently took on another adventure in their Louisiana Wing (LAWG) where cadets attended the week long LAWG 2022 Summer Enca ...

By Brantsen Gill • 07/29/2022
Man Stabbed at San Francisco Airport

A man was stabbed early Tuesday morning at San Francisco's Terminal 3. The man is stable, but this marks the third high-security issue at SFO this sum ...

By Will Hagen • 07/28/2022
Gaming at 30,000 Feet? Meet Global Airlines

Global Airlines is a new airline startup featuring a Gaming Class. The airline will fly from London Gatwick to 75 destinations across the world.

By Davis Turner • 07/28/2022
Air Canada and United Propose Transborder Joint Venture

On Friday, United Airlines and Air Canada announced a renewed effort for a joint venture, rivaling Delta Airlines' and WestJet's deepening ties. This ...

By Winston Shek • 07/22/2022
Heatwave Causes Chaos at London's Luton Airport

Europe, especially the United Kingdom, has been experiencing record-high temperatures. This has resulted in travel disruptions throughout the country ...

By Tejas Bhatia • 07/20/2022
Gulfstream Showcases G800 at Farnborough 2022

Gulfstream flew its new G800 on its first international flight to Farnborough 2022. The aircraft will be on display for potential customers at the eve ...

By Jack Jarzynka • 07/19/2022
Delta to Buy 100 737 MAX Planes

Delta is ordering 100 737 MAX 10 planes. The order will complement their narrow body fleet and offer unprecedented fuel efficiency.

By Davis Turner • 07/19/2022
Air Canada and Emirates Launch Strategic Partnership

Air Canada and Emirates announced that they will be launching a new strategic partnership later this year. Both carriers have failed to see onward con ...

By Tejas Bhatia • 07/17/2022
American Airlines Flight Attendant Named Longest Serving in History

Guinness World Records recently recognized Boston Woman Bette Nash as the Longest Serving and Most Senior Flight Attendant in History. Joining the Air ...

By Zachary Liddy-Davis • 07/16/2022
DOT Grants Delta and United South Africa Slots

For the past two months, Delta Air Lines and United Airlines have been fighting a legal battle to operate new services from their hubs in the United S ...

By Tejas Bhatia • 07/15/2022
Virgin Atlantic Reveals Stunning New A330neo Cabin

On Tuesday, Virgin Atlantic revealed its newest cabin product on its Airbus A330neo, featuring a revamped social space, the most spacious suite in Vir ...

By Davis Turner • 07/12/2022
Go-Karting in the Sky? Lovenie Has You Covered

Lovenie is shaking up the future of aviation with a new go-kart product and business model. Tests commence soon, with the product on track to debut ne ...

By Davis Turner • 07/12/2022
American Airlines Triples Pilots' Pay Amid Recent Scheduling Glitch

American Airlines triples its pilot's pay amid a glitch that caused pilots to drop hundreds of trips.

By Zachary Liddy-Davis • 07/11/2022
Hundreds of Flights Delayed from Orlando International Airport Following Fatal Car Crash

Hundreds of flights were delayed at Orlando International Airport following a fatal car crash on the morning of Saturday, July 9.

By Ejaaz Cadinouche • 07/10/2022
Flight Cancellations Continue to Worsen in Europe

This is an important update on the UK/EU/US situation. The situation does not seem to be improving.

By Luca Azim • 07/09/2022
Delta Offers Passengers $10,000 to Switch Flights

Passengers on a Delta flight from Grand Rapids to Minneapolis were shocked to find out they were being offered $10,000 to get off the flight and switc ...

By Jack Turner • 07/08/2022
President Biden Nominates Denver Airport CEO to Lead the FAA

President Joe Biden nominated Phil Washington to lead the Federal Aviation Administration. In this article, the historical significance behind this no ...

By Tejas Bhatia • 07/08/2022
Jackson Hole Airport Reopens Following Lengthy Closure

Jackson Hole airport is reopening following an eleven-week closure. The airport now boasts a reconstructed runway and modern security facility.

By Davis Turner • 07/06/2022
Wright Amendment Blues: Delta Wins Right to Stay at Dallas Love Field After Legal Battle

This article is written on the recent Dallas City Council ruling that Delta will be able to operate out of Dallas Love Field for the next six years. T ...

By Josh Holsenbeck • 07/03/2022
Computer Glitch Leaves American Airlines Flights Without Pilots

A glitch in American Airlines' pilot scheduling system has left flights without crews. The airline worked to minimize the problem but issues still lin ...

By Davis Turner • 07/02/2022
JetBlue Partnership Provides Helicopter Transfers for Select Flyers

JetBlue announced it agreed on a new partnership with helicopter service Blade. Passengers with select statuses can now redeem credits and discounts o ...

By Davis Turner • 06/27/2022
Spanish EasyJet Crews to Strike

EasyJet staff in Spain now plan on striking in July. This labor unrest will have an impact across Europe

By Luca Azim • 06/26/2022
EasyJet Passenger Dies at London Gatwick Airport

An 82-year-old man passed away after arriving at London Gatwick Airport.

By Ejaaz Cadinouche • 06/22/2022
Doha Hamad International Airport Named Best Airport in the World

Doha Hamad recently named world's best airport of 2022.

By Zachary Liddy-Davis • 06/20/2022
United Partnership Brings Plant-Based Menu Items

United is debuting new, plant-based menu items as it launches a partnership with Impossible Foods. Customers can now consume an Impossible Meatball Bo ...

By Davis Turner • 06/18/2022
Ryanair Faces Six-Day Strike in Spain

Spanish labor organizations have called for a Ryanair staff strike arising from a failure to negotiate a collective bargaining agreement guaranteeing ...

By Jack Turner • 06/16/2022
The Airbus A321 XLR Could Start Flying Soon

The A321XLR, which promises to change the airline industry, is set for a test flight this week.

By Zachary Liddy-Davis • 06/15/2022
Frontier Debuts New Tail Honoring Costa Rica

Frontier is launching a new tail to honor its flights to Costa Rica. The tail can still be named, and interested individuals have until June 11 to vot ...

By Davis Turner • 06/12/2022
United States Government Lifts All Coronavirus Travel Restrictions

The United States has been known across the world for its strict Coronavirus travel restrictions. As of June 12 at 12:01am E.T. this is all set to cha ...

By Luca Azim • 06/10/2022
Comair Group Suspends All Flights

One of South Africa's largest airline operators, Comair, has suspended all flights with immediate effect due to insufficient funds. Operating flights ...

By Jack Turner • 06/06/2022
President Biden Evacuated From Delaware Home After Aircraft Enters Restricted Airspace

Biden evacuated after restricted airspace infiltrated.

By Zachary Liddy-Davis • 06/04/2022
UK Passengers Face Delays and Cancelations Amid Travel Pressures

Travelers in the UK have faced chaos and delays amid a sudden increase in travel demand. Staff shortages and insufficient support have resulted in str ...

By Ejaaz Cadinouche • 06/04/2022
American and Qatar Expand Strategic Alliance

Qatar and American Airlines are launching a new codeshare. Passengers flying on both airlines will have access to a plethora of new destinations via t ...

By Davis Turner • 06/03/2022
U.S. Startup Northern Pacific Expected to Receive 50 Aircraft By 2026

Alaska-based startup Northern Pacific is expected to receive 50 aircraft in just four years. With a rapid expansion planned, Northern Pacific is expec ...

By Joshua Kupietzky • 05/27/2022
British Air and Iberia Owners IAG Announce New Boeing 737 MAX Order

IAG announces new order for Boeing 737 MAX aircraft, part of short-haul renewal program.

By Zachary Liddy-Davis • 05/26/2022
United Airlines Returns To Norway

On May 20th, United Airlines new service connecting Newark (EWR) to Bergen (BGO) began, which also marks United Airlines return to Norway. It is Berge ...

By Joshua Kupietzky • 05/23/2022
JetBlue Launches Hostile Takeover Bid to Acquire Spirit Airlines

Yet another twist occurred this morning when JetBlue launched a hostile takeover bid to win back Spirit from Frontier Airlines. JetBlue is now offerin ...

By John Pullen • 05/16/2022
EU Scraps Mask Mandate on Flights

The EU is removing its mask recommendation on flights. From May 16 onwards, passengers have limited guidance surrounding mask wearing.

By Davis Turner • 05/12/2022
FAA Wants Airlines To Replace 5G Sensitive Equipment

Airlines industry leaders are expected to meet with officials from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to speak about issues relating to 5G. Acc ...

By Joshua Kupietzky • 05/06/2022
Introducing Italy's Newest Airline: Aeroitalia

Starting later this year privately owned Aeroitalia will become Italy's newest airline. The new venture is run by experienced aviation professionals a ...

By Jack Turner • 05/05/2022
Air Traffic Between Europe and Asia Rises in the Face of Russian Airspace Ban

Despite UK and EU airlines facing bans from Russian airspace, aviation data firm OAG has recorded rises in scheduled seats between Europe and Asia.

By Ejaaz Cadinouche • 05/02/2022
Maskless Flights Between United States and Britain Are Here

Following the voiding of the United States mask mandate, combined with a similar ruling in the UK, it seems that maskless flights between the US and t ...

By Ejaaz Cadinouche • 04/22/2022
American Airlines Resuming Practice Flights for Kids with Autism and Anxiety

American Airlines is resuming their popular "It's Okay to Fly American" program after a two year covid-induced hiatus. The autism-targeted program is ...

By Jack Turner • 04/20/2022
UPS Takes Delivery of Final 747, Marking the End of an Era

UPS took delivery of its last Boeing 747 aircraft on April 8, 2022. This marks a massive milestone for both the cargo carrier and Boeing.

By Zachary Liddy-Davis • 04/19/2022
Airlines Drop Mask Policy After Federal Mandate Is Blocked

Following a federal judge's decision to void the federal mask mandate, airlines strike down on their policy. The sudden decision has left many still c ...

By H S • 04/18/2022
Individual Shoots Themself at Nashville International Airport

An individual was injured at Nashville International Airport last Sunday after discharging his weapon in the baggage claim area, sources say.

By Daniel Mena • 04/17/2022
Jackson Hole Airport to Close Temporarily Beginning April 11

Wyoming's busiest airport is closing to the public for over two months to accommodate a major runway reconstruction project (among other improvement e ...

By Jack Turner • 04/17/2022
Condor Reveals New Vacation Inspired Livery

On Monday, Frankfurt-based carrier Condor revealed its new vacation-inspired livery at Toulouse on its first Airbus A330neo. This new branding has spa ...

By Ejaaz Cadinouche • 04/14/2022
De Havilland To Bring DHC-515 To Market

De Havilland Aircraft has made progress in its program for a new firefighting aircraft. The advancements this plane will have could save lives in the ...

By Luca Azim • 04/06/2022
JetBlue Makes Bid To Acquire Spirit Airlines

Just after Frontier announced its plan to purchase Spirit Airlines, JetBlue made an even more generous bid to purchase the ultra-low-cost carrier. Thi ...

By John Pullen • 04/05/2022
Mexico City Opens New Airport

Mexico City has just opened a new airport. Some object to its distant location and cost, but regardless, the airport is a much needed upgrade for the ...

By Jack Turner • 04/03/2022
Delta Flight Diverts After Windshield Cracks Mid-Flight

A Delta Airlines flight was forced to divert after a windshield crack. No one was injured and passengers were able to reach Washington later that day.

By Davis Turner • 04/03/2022
British Airways Becomes First Carrier to Take Delivery of Commercially Produced SAF in the UK

British Airways became the first airline in the world this week to take delivery of SAF produced commercially in the UK.

By Ejaaz Cadinouche • 04/02/2022
Charlotte Airport Opens New Club Lounge

A new "Club Lounge" has opened at Charlotte Douglas International Airport, providing guests with fancy amenities in a sleek, modern facility. These lo ...

By Davis Turner • 04/01/2022
Wanna Get Away Plus: Southwest\'s Newest Fare Type

Southwest Airlines, the world’s largest low-cost carrier, has recently unveiled its new fare type: Wanna Get Away Plus. This new fare, which will be ...

By John Pullen • 03/28/2022
Air Canada Announces Acquisition of 26 New Airbus A321XLR Aircraft

Recently, Air Canada announced its order of 26 new Airbus A321XLR aircraft. This order will allow it to modernize its fleet and position itself for gr ...

By Zachary Liddy-Davis • 03/27/2022
Disruptive Emirates Passenger Arrested in Manchester

A disruptive passenger onboard an Emirates Airbus A380 flight from Dubai was arrested after landing at Manchester Airport. The incident occurs as the ...

By Ejaaz Cadinouche • 03/24/2022
Southwest Airlines Becomes Official Airline of Colorado Rockies

In the past few years, Denver has become a city of importance for low-fare king Southwest Airlines. After new route additions during the pandemic were ...

By John Pullen • 03/23/2022
Spirit Airlines Grows Presence in San Diego for First Time in Five Years

Ultra-low-cost carrier Spirit Airlines is now joining Southwest as the second airline to operate flights from San Diego to Oakland. Spirit's ultra-low ...

By Jack Turner • 03/18/2022
Lufthansa Returns Airbus A340-600 to Service

After nearly two years in storage, Lufthansa has decided to bring its A340-600s back into service. Five of the aircraft type should be ready to fly by ...

By Ejaaz Cadinouche • 03/16/2022
United Kingdom Lifts all Travel Restrictions

The UK has announced that all travel restrictions will be lifted from 4 AM Friday morning, regardless of vaccination status. Heathrow Airport, along w ...

By Ejaaz Cadinouche • 03/14/2022
Etihad Airways to Launch A350 Flights in Three Weeks

Etihad is launching commercial service on their Airbus A350-1000s after keeping the planes in storage for more than two years. The planes won't fly on ...

By Jack Turner • 03/13/2022
Alaska Airlines Hijacking Scare: 10-year-old AirDrops Threat to Fellow Passenger

An Alaska Airlines flight was forced to hold on the ground for an hour following a hijacking threat. This threat turned out to be a prank from one of ...

By Ejaaz Cadinouche • 03/10/2022
TSA Airlines Mask Mandate Extended Until April 18

The federal mask mandate has been extended for airlines through April 18. This extension came just before the mandate was set to expire at the end of ...

By Daniel Mena • 03/10/2022
British Airways' 85-Minute 787 Flight

British Airways long-haul aircraft are rarely seen around Europe. But with higher cargo demand, especially since the beginning of the pandemic, the sm ...

By Ejaaz Cadinouche • 03/09/2022
ANA Group Launches New Subsidiary AirJapan

The ANA Group is launching a new medium-haul international subsidiary, AirJapan. The service will reach new destinations in Oceania and Asia using the ...

By Davis Turner • 03/09/2022
Aircraft Crashes On Highway Near Denver

Two people were injured when a Cessna aircraft crashed in a highway median near Centennial Airport south of Denver. This is the third crash the airpor ...

By John Pullen • 03/09/2022
Aeroflot Suspending International Flights on March 8

Aeroflot is now joining S7 in suspending international operations as a result of sanctions. With the threat of planes being seized outside of Russian ...

By Jack Turner • 03/06/2022
United Suspends India Flights Due to Russian Airspace Closure

As the war in Ukraine rages, Western countries have begun restricting airspace to Russian airlines, which have been met with reciprocal airspace bans ...

By Jiahao Guo • 03/02/2022
Qantas Reroutes Iconic London Route Due to War in Ukraine

Qantas re-routes iconic 'Kangaroo route' to over the middle east.

By Ethan Sewell • 03/01/2022
Antonov AN-225 Mriya to Be Restored

The Antonov AN-225 Mriya was destroyed by Russian forces but will be restored.

By Arkin Si • 02/28/2022
China Southern Airlines to Retire A380 Fleet

By Andy Zhao • 02/25/2022
Is the Mystery of MH370 Solved?

The MH370 crash may eventually be solved Richard Godfrey has submitted research to suggest that it is still out there but not where previously though ...

By Luca Azim • 02/24/2022
Ukrainian Civil Airspace Closed

After a standoff spanning several weeks, Russian troops have reportedly begun invading Ukraine. Tensions are now higher than ever, and a war is underw ...

By Daniel Mena • 02/23/2022
Airbus Announces Hydrogen Engine Testing on the Airbus A380

Airbus has announced plans to test hydrogen technology on their a380. While the tests will not commence until 2026 at the earliest, Airbus is fully co ...

By Davis Turner • 02/22/2022
Australian Borders Open for the First Time in Two Years

Australia is opening their borders to international travelers for the first time in two years. Australian and American airlines alike are already bank ...

By Davis Turner • 02/22/2022
Two Hospitalized After Helicopter Crashes Just Offshore from Miami Beach

On Saturday, a Robinson R22 helicopter crashed into the water just off the coast of Miami Beach. Two passengers of the helicopter were hospitalized, b ...

By Arkin Si • 02/20/2022
Iberia Airlines Announces Flights to Washington, Dallas, and San Francisco

In this article, I analyze Spanish Flag Carrier Iberia's route expansion in the United States. Iberia has announced that it will launch a service betw ...

By Tejas Bhatia • 02/18/2022
Alaska Airlines Launches Flight Subscription Service

Alaska has a new subscription service. Flights are from 16 airports in CA to Las Vegas, Reno and Phoenix.

By Luca Azim • 02/17/2022
The Famous United Airlines Star Wars Plane is No More

Today marks the end of the line for N36272, which is set to fly to Amarillo tonight for repainting. This Boeing 737-800 was famously painted with a St ...

By Daniel Mena • 02/15/2022
Airlines Cancel Flights to Ukraine Amid Tensions

Many airlines have canceled flights to Ukraine following increased tensions between the country and its northern neighbor, Russia.

By Daniel Mena • 02/14/2022
Air France Expanding Summer 2022 Operations

Air France is expanding their summer route network. This includes a reinstatement of the flight from Orly to New York JFK.

By Davis Turner • 02/10/2022
Southwest Airlines Reports Fourth Quarter Profit

Southwest Airlines recently posted a 68 million dollar profit for the fourth quarter of 2021. This marks a significant milestone in the airline’s re ...

By John Pullen • 02/08/2022
Frontier Airlines Encounters Operational Meltdown After Merger Announcement

Frontier Airlines has been drawing attention recently. On the same day they announced their major merger with rival ultra-low-cost carrier Spirit Airl ...

By John Pullen • 02/07/2022
Frontier and Spirit Airlines Merge in Deal Valued at Over $6.6Bn

This morning, Frontier Airlines announced that they would be merging with Ultra Low-Cost Carrier Spirit Airlines in a merger valued at more than $6.6 ...

By Daniel Mena • 02/07/2022
Kenya Airways' Debt-Restructuring

An update on the Kenyan Airways situation. They are to restructure their debt.

By Luca Azim • 02/06/2022
American's Big New Boeing 737 MAX Order

American Airlines has announced that it has firmed options for an additional 30 Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft. Deliveries of these 30 additional planes wi ...

By Joshua Kupietzky • 02/05/2022
Qatar vs Airbus: A Never-Ending Saga

This is about the long battle between Qatar and Airbus over the last 6 months. It also goes into the new order for Boeing.

By Nico Marvin • 02/04/2022
The Indian Rebound: Tata Group Officially Gains Control of Air India

In this article, I analyze the history of Air India as well as what led to the recent privatization of the airline, as well as the next steps for the ...

By Tejas Bhatia • 02/02/2022
Boeing Recieves Important Order From Qatar Airways

Qatar Airways recently ordered over fifty Boeing jets while becoming the launch customer for a new freighter variant to the 777X. This decision comes ...

By John Pullen • 01/31/2022
British Airways Announces New Home at JFK Terminal 8

Exciting news about BA and their move to T8 at JFK. From Dec 1, they will share Terminals 7 and 8.

By Luca Azim • 01/31/2022
Boom's New Production Facility For Supersonic Planes

Boom Supersonic has announced a new contract with the Air Force, as well as its new production facility.

By Arkin Si • 01/28/2022
Cirrus Aircraft Reveals 6th Generation SR Series

Cirrus Aircraft has released the latest generation of their SR series of aircraft.

By Jack Jarzynka • 01/27/2022
US-China Aviation Tensions Inflamed After New Cancellations Announced

The United States Department of Transportation is forcing the cancellation of China-bound flights operated by Chinese airlines. The move comes as a re ...

By Davis Turner • 01/26/2022
WHO Calls for the Lifting of Travel Bans

The WHO recently called for the lifting of COVID-19-related travel restrictions.

By Arkin Si • 01/25/2022
Swiss Takes Delivery of its First 'Airspace' A320neo

SWISS Airlines recently took delivery of its first Airbus A320neo to be equipped with its signature "Airspace Cabin". The new cabin features redesigne ...

By Daniel Mena • 01/23/2022
Berlin's "Troubled" Brandenburg Airport One Year On

An update on Berlin Brandenburg. The airport is still suffering from losses

By Luca Azim • 01/22/2022
American Airlines Reports $2 Billion Loss in 2021

American Airlines released their 2021 Financial Statement revealing a $2 billion net loss. This is an incredible recovery from their heavy losses in 2 ...

By Jack Jarzynka • 01/22/2022
5G Rollout Expected to Delay Over 345,000 Flights

5G roll-out in the USA has been countered by the US aviation industry. The battle between wireless and the aviation industry was prolonged to research ...

By Nico Marvin • 01/17/2022
American Airlines And Aer Lingus Launch Codeshare Agreement

On January 11th American Airlines and Aer Lingus launched a new codeshare agreement that will cover flights between Europe and the United States. The ...

By Joshua Kupietzky • 01/14/2022
Lufthansa Group to Operate 18,000 Near-Empty Flights

With Omicron getting worse, The Lufthansa Group is now flying up to 18,000 empty or near empty flights this winter. While this is sure to disappoint e ...

By Jack Turner • 01/11/2022
Philippine Airlines Exits Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

Philippine Airlines has now emerged from bankruptcy ready to increase their market share in East Asia. With lofty plans on the horizon, the airline is ...

By Davis Turner • 01/10/2022
Allegiant Announces Order for 50 737 MAX Planes

In an unprecedented move, Allegiant Airlines is expanding their fleet by purchasing 50 Boeing 737 MAX planes. As the pandemic eases in the coming mont ...

By Davis Turner • 01/07/2022
Winter Storm Prompts Hundreds of Southwest Airlines Flight Cancellations

With a Winter Storm Frida approaching the northeast, Southwest has proactively canceled more than 100 flights from Baltimore/Washington International ...

By John Pullen • 01/03/2022
COVID19-Related Cancellations Soar

As 2021 comes to a close more restrictions are on the horizon The new Omicron variant is accounting to record numbers of cases worldwide

By Luca Azim • 12/29/2021
Atlas Air 747-400 N464MC Retired After 30 Years of Service

Atlas airlines retired N464MC after nearly 30 years of service. The aircraft has large history was used for many things.

By Adam Jackson • 12/25/2021
United and Delta Cancel Over 200 Christmas Eve Flights

United Airlines and Delta Air Lines have canceled over 200 flights on Christmas Eve. A combination of staff shortages and high demand has led to these ...

By John Pullen • 12/24/2021
Delta Unveils New Team USA Olympic Livery

Delta has just become the official airline of the U.S. Olympic team. To commemorate, they have repainted an Airbus a330neo with a special Team USA liv ...

By Jack Turner • 12/20/2021
Boeing 787 Shortage Harming American Airlines

American Airlines is struggling to operate international routes as a result of a 787 delivery shortage. Other international destinations are being cut ...

By Davis Turner • 12/17/2021
Doug Parker to Retire as CEO of American Airlines

Doug Parker, the respected CEO of American Airlines, is retiring after 21 straight years holding the top job at three separate companies. Parker will ...

By Jack Turner • 12/15/2021
Israel and Morocco Completely Close Borders Following Omicron Outbreak

this article talks about the omricon variant and how it's affecting travel. It mostly talks about Morocco and Israels travel bans.

By Indy Spotter • 12/10/2021
Breaking Down Capital One's New Lounge and Credit Card

Capital One has made major changes this year in terms of its presence in the aviation industry, two of which are sure to satisfy travelers. This artic ...

By Jack Turner • 12/08/2021
Unruly Passenger Disrupts Spirit Airlines Flight

Spirit Airlines has been dealing with another unruly passenger. In this case, the woman was drunk and ultimately assaulted the flight attendants befor ...

By Davis Turner • 12/01/2021
Breaking: United States to Restrict Travel from South Africa

United States to Restrict Travel from South Africa.

By Arkin Si • 11/29/2021
Singapore Airlines Operates First 737 MAX Service

Singapore Airlines operated its first Boeing 737 MAX flight. The airline operated a return flight from Singapore Changi Airport (SIN) to Phuket Intern ...

By Joshua Kupietzky • 11/27/2021
Boeing In Talks With Qatar Airways Regarding 777X Freighter

Boeing has taken the 777-9 to Doha for talks with Qatar Airways. Qatar is expected to place an order for several long range freighters from either Air ...

By Jack Jarzynka • 11/17/2021
Russell Wilson Snags a New Alaska Airlines Livery

Alaska Airlines has announced a fourth livery commemorating their Chief Football Officer Russell Wilson! The livery adds a fresh face to the already e ...

By Jack Turner • 11/15/2021
Spirit Cuts 9% of January Flights Due To Labor Shortages

This week, Spirit Airlines has cut 9% of its flights scheduled for January. The reason for this is staffing problems. Because of this, the Fort Lauder ...

By Joshua Kupietzky • 11/13/2021
Denver Mayor Announces Southwest Airlines Day

Denver Mayor Michael Hancock, recognizing Southwest’s contribution to Colorado’s economy, announced that Nov. 5 would become Southwest Airlines Da ...

By John Pullen • 11/12/2021
American Airlines Revamps AAdvantage, Introduces Loyalty Points

American Airlines has revamped their frequent flyer program to make it much more streamlined and navigable. Gone are the days where you actually have ...

By Jack Turner • 11/06/2021
Canada's Air Transat Announces Several New Routes for Summer 2022

Air Transat has just announced a recent expansion to California, as well as a new flight from Montreal to Amsterdam. In the article I look ar the rout ...

By Jack Turner • 11/02/2021
Alaska Airlines Adds Cleveland to Network

Alaska Airlines is adding Cleveland to its route map beginning in the summer of 2022. The Seattle-based airline will add the Ohio city to its route ne ...

By Joshua Kupietzky • 11/01/2021
Delta Air Lines Restores Several Domestic New York City Routes

Delta Air Lines recently announced the resumption of several routes out of New York City. This comes at a time of intensifying competition in the nor ...

By John Pullen • 10/31/2021
United Announces Expanded Newark - DC Shuttle Schedule

United Airlines recently announced expanded shuttle services in the Northeast Corridor. New service is being added from Newark to Reagan and Dulles Ai ...

By Davis Turner • 10/28/2021
Introducing ITA Airways

October 15 was a monumental day in the history of Italian aviation. Gone are the days where Alitalia and their red, white, and green planes grace the ...

By Jack Turner • 10/22/2021
El Al Seeks to Potentially Acquire Competitor Arkia Airlines

Israel's flag carrier El Al is reportedly in the process of acquiring fellow Israeli carrier Arkia. This consolidation of the country's aviation indus ...

By Joshua Kupietzky • 10/21/2021
United Opens New Polaris Lounge at Dulles Airport

Yesterday, United Airlines opened their brand-new Polaris lounge, allowing premium international passengers to enjoy one more step of their journey. T ...

By Arkin Si • 10/20/2021
Fully Vaccinated Foreign Individuals Can Now Travel to the United States

Vaccinated foreign travelers can now enter the United States, beginning November 8th. This move follows an opening of land borders with Canada and Mex ...

By Davis Turner • 10/19/2021
Boeing Expected to Launch 777X Freighter

Information about the upcoming announcement of the new Boeing 777X Freighter at the Dubai Airshow

By Jack Jarzynka • 10/19/2021
Singapore Airlines to Fly Hour-Long A380 Flights

Singapore Airlines has confirmed that they will be utilizing the Airbus A380 superjumbo for flights from Singapore to Kuala Lumpur next month. The A38 ...

By Jack Jarzynka • 10/18/2021
Collins Aerospace Launches New Business Aviation Technology Hub

Collins Aerospace is launching a new technology platform called Izon that integrates and streamlines business aviation services including flight plann ...

By Jack Jarzynka • 10/15/2021
Wow: Qatar Airways to Bring Back A380s to Replace Grounded A350s

In the aftermath of the partial A350 grounding, Qatar Airways is bringing back their A380s! While this is very surprising, the additional capacity tha ...

By Jack Turner • 10/03/2021
American Airlines' Fueling a Lower-Carbon Future

American Airlines recently announcer they will be an anchor partner to Bill Gates' climate "catalyst" Breakthrough. As an anchor partner, the airline ...

By Davis Turner • 09/26/2021
Saudia Introduces Two New Special Liveries to Celebrate Their 75th Anniversary

Saudia's new special liveries.

By Will Hagen • 09/17/2021
American Airlines to Open Flagship Lounges to Anyone ... For a Fee

For some traveling aboard American Airlines, the travel experience just got a whole lot better. American Airlines just announced that they will be sel ...

By Daniel Mena • 09/15/2021
Jet Airways Set To Begin Domestic Flights In Early 2022

On September 13, officials at Jet Airways made a significant announcement stating the airline, once it is fully revived, will begin domestic operation ...

By Joshua Kupietzky • 09/14/2021
Spirit Airlines Implementing Wi-Fi on More Aircraft

Spirit Airlines and wifi are two things that may never come to mind, but it's soon going to be a reality. Find out more about it in this article.

By Brandon McLeish • 09/10/2021
Delta Implements New Surcharge for Unvaccinated Employees

Delta Airlines recently introduced a surcharge on all health insurance plans for unvaccinated employees. The airline hopes this will encourage those w ...

By Davis Turner • 08/26/2021
Department Of Defense Activates Civil Reserve Fleet

On Sunday morning, the Department of Defense (DOD) announced that it would activate Stage I of the Civil Reserve Air Fleet (CRAF). Using 18 civil airc ...

By Joshua Kupietzky • 08/25/2021
Alaska Airlines Expands Fleet Optimization Program

Alaska Airlines is expanding their fleet with a new 737 MAX order. The airline is looking to expand in the coming years to emerge strong from the COVI ...

By Davis Turner • 08/19/2021
800 People Cram Into A US Air Force C-17 Leaving Afghanistan

Amidst chaotic scenes at Kabul’s Hamid Karzai International Airport (KBL), over 800 people have been evacuated from the war-torn city on one United ...

By Joshua Kupietzky • 08/17/2021
Afghanistan Falls to Taliban, Aviation Grinds to a Halt

The Taliban has retaken Kabul, leading to a massive disruption in aviation and a mad dash to evacuate from the city and country.

By Jiahao Guo • 08/16/2021
American Airlines Will Not Require Employees To Be Vaccinated

American Airlines CEO Doug Parker said the airline is not planning to mandate vaccination for its employees. The decision comes days after other US ca ...

By Joshua Kupietzky • 08/09/2021
United Airlines Makes Vaccines Mandatory For All Employees

Today United Airlines announced that it is requiring that all of its employees are vaccinated against COVID-19. This makes the Chicago-based carrier t ...

By Joshua Kupietzky • 08/07/2021
Canada's OWG Takes Delivery Of Its First Boeing 737- 800

Quebec-based OWG is a new carrier, coming onto the commercial airplane scene just last year. The airline is a division of Canadian carrier Nolinor Avi ...

By Joshua Kupietzky • 08/06/2021
Air France's First Airbus A220-300 Rolls Out of the Paint Shop

This article delves into when Air France's new A220s will be delivered and what flying on one will be like along with changes to the Air France livery ...

By Aidan Collins • 07/31/2021
New Startup: Germany's Tel Aviv Air

One would think that an airline named Tel Aviv Air would be based in Israel, hence the name. However, this is not the case for a startup named after t ...

By Joshua Kupietzky • 07/22/2021
United to Modernize Their Fleet With the Acquisition of ES-19 Aircraft

Earlier today, United Airlines announced that they signed an agreement with Heart Aerospace, a Swedish aircraft producer hoping to take all-electric a ...

By AeroXplorer.com Staff • 07/13/2021
Brussels Airport Evacuated After Discovery of a Suspicious Package

Belgian police evacuated passengers from two of Brussels Airport's departure halls and QR194, from Brussels to Doha, was forced to return to the airpo ...

By Daniel Mena • 07/09/2021
El Al and Etihad Sign Codeshare Agreement

Etihad Airways and El Al Israel Airlines have announced the launch of their code sharing agreement as well as having reciprocal frequent-flier benefit ...

By Joshua Kupietzky • 07/08/2021
United Airlines Fleet Expansion Prompts Dulles Airport to Propose Massive New Terminal Construction

Last week, United Airlines announced that they would be purchasing over 270 new medium-haul aircraft as part of their "United Next" initiative. Also a ...

By Daniel Mena • 07/06/2021
Cathay Pacific Launches New Premium Travel Lifestyle Brand

After rumors and hints about the airline's future, Cathay has finally revealed their plan and repositioning in the market.

By Arthur Chow • 07/05/2021
Boeing 737 Cargo Flight Ditches in Pacific Ocean

Transair Boeing 737 ditches in the Pacific Ocean off the coast of Hawaii.

By Arkin Si • 07/04/2021
Swiss Reveals new Premium Economy Class

Swiss Airlines reveals a brand new Premium Economy Class which began development in 2019.

By Arkin Si • 07/02/2021
United Airlines Orders 270 Boeing and Airbus Aircraft, Largest Order in the Airline's History

This morning, United Airlines announced their new "United Next" initiative, which included the purchase of over 270 medium-haul aircraft. The airline ...

By AeroXplorer.com Staff • 06/29/2021
Southwest CEO Gary Kelly To Step Down

Southwest Airlines CEO Gary Kelly shared his retirement plans with the public today. The company announced on Wednesday that Mr. Kelly would transitio ...

By Joshua Kupietzky • 06/23/2021
Boeing 737 MAX 10 Completes Maiden Flight

After years of planning, the Boeing 737-10 MAX has taken to the skies for the first time. The first aircraft, registered N27751, took off at 10:15 a.m ...

By Adam • 06/21/2021
SilkAir's Journey Comes to an End After 50 Years of Flying

SilkAir's pedigree as one of the Asia-Pacific region's leading regional carriers has now come to an end as the airline merges with Singapore Airlines. ...

By Vikas Anand • 06/20/2021
Singapore Airlines Reduces 787-10 Commitments, Orders 777-9X

Singapore Airlines is once again making changes to its Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner fleet. Just weeks after recording a $3.2 billion loss, the airline is ...

By Vikas Anand • 06/18/2021
European Union May Soon Lift Travel Restrictions For United States Citizens 

The European Union may be about to lift restrictions on travelers from the United States. The decision on a proposal to add the United States to the E ...

By Joshua Kupietzky • 06/17/2021
Hundreds of Southwest Airlines Flights Affected by System-Wide Computer Glitch

On Tuesday, more than 500 flights were canceled with hundreds of other flights being delayed following "network connectivity" issues. This is the seco ...

By Marcus Lo • 06/16/2021
United Airlines is Gambling on a New Venture Fund

United Airlines recently announced the creation of a venture fund to aid them in achieving their sustainability goals. The expectation is that they wi ...

By Davis Turner • 06/15/2021
Russian Low-Cost Carrier Pobeda’s Load Factor Returns to 99%

As the air travel market in Russia continues to recover, its main airlines are getting ready for a summer of domestic leisure demand by reestablishing ...

By Joshua Kupietzky • 06/13/2021
Boeing to Soon Launch its Latest EcoDemonstrator Aircraft

Boeing recently announced a new Eco-Demonstrator aircraft in partnership with Alaska Airlines on their Boeing 737-MAX9.

By Demo Mena • 06/08/2021
United Airlines to Acquire Supersonic Aircraft by 2029

United has announced today that they plan to acquire 15 Boom Overture supersonic aircraft by 2029, with 35 more aircraft possibly on the way.

By Winston Shek • 06/03/2021
California-Based Airbahn’s Summer Launch Plans

Airbahn originally had its sights set on a 2019 launch. Now, the California-based startup is preparing to begin service this summer.

By Joshua Kupietzky • 05/31/2021
Bamboo Airways To Touch Down in the American West

Bamboo Airways is expanding internationally to SFO and LAX. They will operate the routes on 787-9s three days a week and this service represents the f ...

By Davis Turner • 05/22/2021
Frontier Airlines Accelerates A319 Retirement

Frontier Airlines is accelerating the retirement of its older and smaller Airbus A319s. These airplanes were initially scheduled to depart the fleet b ...

By Joshua Kupietzky • 05/21/2021
Breeze Airways is Ready for Takeoff!

After much anticipation from aviation enthusiasts and airline analysts alike, Breeze airways has finally opened its website to sell tickets. Breeze is ...

By AeroXplorer.com Staff • 05/21/2021
Singapore-Hong Kong Travel Bubble Delayed Once Again

May 26th, 2021 was supposed to be the beginning of the Singapore-Hong Kong travel bubble. However, the bubble is now going to be delayed for the secon ...

By Vikas Anand and Marcus Lo • 05/20/2021
Avelo Airlines Inaugurates Service in California

U.S.based Avelo Airlines commenced commercial service last month with a round-trip flight from Hollywood Burbank Airport (BUR) to Santa Rosa, Californ ...

By Joshua Kupietzky • 05/14/2021
U.S. Imposes India Travel Ban Following a Surge in COVID-19 Cases

Following the worst outbreak of Coronavirus yet, President Biden has enacted a travel ban on India. On May 1 alone, India recorded more than 390 thous ...

By Marcus Lo • 05/13/2021
Airports to Begin Transitioning to Digitized Air Traffic Control

In the coming months, London City airport will be transitioning to a digital air traffic control system. This transition has wide-ranging effects on t ...

By Davis Turner • 05/07/2021
Bubble Between Singapore, Hong Kong Set to Launch in May

Singapore and Hong Kong set to begin air travel bubble on 26th May 2021.

By Vikas Anand • 05/05/2021
Etihad to Retire Entire Boeing 777-300ER Fleet

Etihad to retire their Boeing 777-300ER fleet.

By Adam S • 04/30/2021
DCA Finishes Much-Needed Concourse Renovation

Reagan National has a new commuter concourse that opened today. This article talks about it.

By Tyler Giunchi • 04/28/2021
Hope for Australian Aviation

A dissection of the recent Qantas press release.

By Adam S • 04/28/2021
SpiceJet Boeing 737 Diverts to Iran due to Cracked Windshield

A SpiceJet 737-800 diverted to Iran due to a crack in the windshield.

By Vikas Anand • 04/27/2021
Air France's New Pandemic Route

Air France has added a new route out of CDG to DEN. It is very unusual because of the ongoing pandemic currently.

By Tyler Giunchi • 04/21/2021
Frontier Airlines Announces Major Route Expansion

Get everything you need to know about the new flights on Frontier Airlines this summer.

By Emmett Chung • 04/19/2021
United Airlines to Refurbish Older Narrowbody Aircraft

United Airlines has announced its most recent new initiatives to improve customer experience. The airline plans to refurbish older aircraft and introd ...

By H S • 04/17/2021
United Airlines Completes First Flights Out of JFK 

'JFK Airport has re-entered the chat.' On March 28th, after an almost two-month delay from the original start date of February 1st, United Airlines co ...

By Nailah Blake • 04/02/2021
FAA Cracks Down on Unruly Passengers Refusing to Wear Masks

The FAA is cracking down on passengers who refuse to comply with mask and social distancing measures onboard. Not long after taking office, President ...

By Emmett Chung • 03/31/2021
Cathay Pacific Reports Their Largest Loss Ever

The annual report was released 3 days ago with a report of 21.6 billion Hong Kong Dollars(2.78 billion USD) lost in the year od 2020. The main cost is ...

By Jonathan Arthur • 03/15/2021
ANA Expands Flights to Nowhere

ANA is set to expand its flight to nowhere program with its A380s to other airports outside Tokyo.

By Vikas Anand • 03/17/2021
Indigo Partners Sells 9% Of Wizz Air For $550 Million

On Tuesday, Wizz Air’s biggest investor, American equity firm Indigo Partners announced that it had sold most of its holding in the low-cost carrier ...

By Joshua Kupietzky • 03/20/2021
United Introduces Discount for Flights to Sunbelt

United Airlines announced this week a promotional offer dubbed "$70 to Over 70", flights with fares under $70 (one-way) to Sun Belt destinations with ...

By Emmett Chung • 03/14/2021
AA MAX Declares Engine Emergency

American Airlines flight AA2555 declares emergency due to an engine issue, safely lands.

By Vikas Anand • 03/13/2021
Air France 777 Vandalised by Activists

Air Fran Boeing 777 gets vandalised by Greenpeace activists at CDG airport.

By Vikas Anand • 03/12/2021
Batik Air A320 Lands With Nose Gear Turned 90 Degrees

After 16 years a similar incident unfolds with Batik Air where an a320 lands with sideways gear

By Vikas Anand • 03/12/2021
United Airlines Buys 25 Additional 737 Max Aircraft

United Airlines announced on Monday that it had placed an order for an additional 25 new 737 Max airplanes as it positions its fleet for a travel rebo ...

By Joshua Kupietzky • 03/12/2021
Lufthansa to Set Up Covid Lounge in Moscow

Lufthansa announced that they plan to set up a "Covid Lounge" for wealthier passengers in Moscow Airport. Germany has a vaccine shortage, and the loun ...

By Kyle Jonas • 03/03/2021
Boeing 777 Makes Emergency Landing Due to Engine Issues

A Rossiya Airlines Boeing 777 landed in Moscow Friday after an engine warning light activated, the latest in a series of problems with the particular ...

By Emmett Chung • 02/27/2021
American Airlines Partners With The Red Cross to Help Storm Victims

How American Airlines is helping winter storm victims.

By Joshua Kupietzky • 02/22/2021
FAA Grounds Certain 777-200s Following Incident in Denver

Following yesterday's incident, where a United Airlines Boeing 777 suffered an engine failure after departure from Honolulu, the FAA declared that all ...

By Daniel Mena • 02/21/2021
More Information on the UA772 Engine Failure

United UA328, a 777-200 from Denver to Honolulu, the engine fails after takeoff, scatters debris over Denver homes.

By Blake Jordan-Borns • 02/21/2021
United 777 Suffers Engine Failure Over Denver

A United Airlines 777-200 experienced an uncontained engine failure after departing for Hawaii.

By JV Mehta • 02/21/2021
Sriwijaya Air Crash investigation currently focus on autothrottle system

The investigation to the crash of flight SJ182 will now be focused on the autothrottle system.

By Vikas Anand • 02/20/2021
Las Vegas Airport to Be Renamed After Former Senator Harry Reid

After years of debate, the airport is to be renamed and distance itself from controversial namesake Sen. Pat McCarran

By Emmett Chung • 02/18/2021
Ryanair to Deliver 16 Lawsuits Over Selective Government Subsidies

Ryanair will be challenging the European Union's General Court and appealing to the European Court of Justice after losing its legal battle against st ...

By Kyle Jonas • 02/17/2021
Singapore Airlines Orders for More 777Xs

SIA has converted 14 Boeing 787-10 Dreamliners into 11 Boeing 777-9s.

By Vikas Anand • 02/15/2021
Etihad Becomes First Airline to Have all Crewmembers Vaccinated

Emirates has become the first major airline to have all of their cabin crew vaccinated for the Coronavirus.

By Patrick Daly • 02/12/2021
Cathay Pacific Ends Mask Mandate for Select Passengers

In an internal memo sent to Cathay Pacific staff members, the airline announced to its workers that there would be times that select passengers could ...

By Patrick Daly • 02/09/2021
JetBlue Reveals New and Updated Mint Class

With JetBlue to begin transatlantic service in 2021, the new and improved Mint class makes it a lot more competitive.

By Arkin Si • 02/02/2021
Singapore Airlines to Start Using 738s in March

Singapore Airlines to fly first redeployed SilkAir Boeing 737-800 in March 2021 to Phuket.

By Vikas Anand • 02/01/2021
PSA Grounds Entire Fleet

U.S. Regional carrier PSA Airlines has grounded its entire fleet after a number of the airline's aircraft were found with a mechanical issue.

By Patrick Daly • 01/30/2021
EASA Re-Certifies Boeing 737 MAX

The Boeing 737 MAX has been re-certified by the EASA and has been issued the green light to begin operations in Europe.

By Vikas Anand • 01/28/2021
787 Deliveries Set to Resume Before Q2 of 2021

Boeing to proceed with deliveries of the Boeing 787 Dreamliner before Q2 of 2021. Thus after halting deliveries of this aircraft in October of 2020.

By Vikas Anand • 01/28/2021
WestJet 737MAX Returns to Gate Due to Warnings

A WestJet 737MAX returned to the gate at Calgary International Airport after warning signs in the cockpit alerted pilots to a potential issue.

By Patrick Daly • 01/26/2021
Some Boeing 737 MAX 9s Require Fuel-Sealant Inspection

FAA requires fuel-sealant inspection for some Boeing 737 MAX9 aircraft.

By Vikas Anand • 01/25/2021
Airbus to Produce A320s Slower Than Expected

Airbus intends to increase the monthly A320 production at a slower rate than expected.

By Vikas Anand • 01/24/2021
KLM Suspends Long Haul Flights

Starting on Friday, 22nd January 2021, KLM will suspend all long-haul flights to and from the Netherlands as the Dutch government imposes strict borde ...

By Vikas Anand • 01/23/2021
West Atlantic 737 Damaged During Landing

A West Atlantic Boeing 737-400 freighter suffered a hard landing at Exeter Airport, UK. The aircraft sustained major damage.

By Vikas Anand • 01/23/2021
Europe Explores Standardized COVID Passports

The European Commission is working on a standard COVID vaccine passport, which would allow for an easy verification that one is vaccinated. If complet ...

By Patrick Daly • 01/22/2021
JetBlue and American Airlines Announce More Details of Codeshare Partnership

JetBlue and American Airlines have announced the latest updates and received Department of Transportation (DOT) approval for their new partnership. Th ...

By Emmett Chung • 01/21/2021
ANA 777 Suffers Engine Issues over Chicago

Japanese Airline All Nippon Airways (ANA) suffered an engine issue shortly after takeoff from Chicago O'Hare International Airport. Flight 8549 depart ...

By Kyle Jonas • 01/20/2021
Bahrain's to Open $1.1B Airport Terminal by the End of January

Another Middle Eastern feat of engineering will be opening at the end of this month in the island nation of Bahrain. A new USD $1.1B airport terminal ...

By Will Hagen • 01/18/2021
Airlines Improve Safety Ahead of Presidential Inauguration

Legacy carriers are taking unprecedented action to avoid a repeat of last Wednesday's violence in Washington

By Emmett Chung • 01/16/2021
Boeing Announces Production of Final 747

Aircraft manufacturing giant Boeing has received its final order for the company's most iconic aircraft, the 747. On Tuesday, Boeing announced that th ...

By Patrick Daly • 01/13/2021
British Airways to Take Delivery of Final 777-300ERs Next Week

British Airways are set to take delivery of their final two 777-300ERs next week. The newer 777s are fitted with the modern Club Suite cabin which is ...

By Frankie Said • 01/01/2021
Boeing 737MAX Returns to Service

After an almost 2-year hiatus where the Boeing 737MAX was grounded due to safety issues related to an onboard computer, it returned to service early t ...

By Emmett Chung • 12/30/2020
Berlin Airport (BER) Faces Problems in the Second Month After Opening

The infamous Berlin Airport (BER) now faces awful problems no one could have predicted.

By Luca Azim • 12/22/2020
United Flight Diverted due to COVID-19 Medical Emergency

A United passenger died after having a heart attack midflight this week only for his wife to later reveal he was experiencing COVID-19 symptoms. Read ...

By Emmett Chung • 12/18/2020
The Airport Council International MarComCX Award Winners

On December 17th, the Airports Council International announced the winnners of the MarComCX (Marketing, Communitions, and Customer Experience) awards. ...

By Kyle Jonas • 12/17/2020
Heathrow Receives Approval to Build Third Runway

The UK's Supreme court has given the approval for a third runway at London's Heathrow Airport. The approval comes after a great amount of controversy ...

By Patrick Daly • 12/17/2020
American Airlines Begins Distributing COVID-19 Vaccine

On Sunday, American Airlines flew its very first flight carrying shipments of the COVID-19 vaccine. The vaccines, whose final destination would be a U ...

By Patrick Daly • 12/15/2020
JAL Offers "No Meal" Option

Japan Airlines has recently introduced a "No Meal" option for passengers on some flights in an effort to reduce waste. The first of its kind, JAL's "E ...

By Kyle Jonas • 12/14/2020
Man Arrested for Jumping Fence, Climbing Onto Plane in Las Vegas

In a stranger-than-fiction tale, a mentally ill man snuck into the airport and onto a plane wing in Las Vegas today.

By Emmett Chung • 12/12/2020
WestJet Offers Rapid COVID Tests on Select Flights

It's been in the works for a while now, but a joint study with the Vancouver International Airport and Westjet are allowing passengers to take a Covid ...

By Gabriel Shepherd • 12/02/2020
United Airlines Announces Plan to Distribute COVID-19 Vaccine

United Airlines has announced a plan to distribute COVID-19 vaccines on behalf of Pfizer. How will they distribute them? Read this article to learn ...

By Emmett Chung • 11/30/2020
YVR Cancels $600 Million Terminal Modification

Amid the current Covid-19 pandemic, the multi-million dollar YVR terminal expansion project has been deemed unnecessary with the decreased volume of t ...

By Gabriel Shepherd • 11/29/2020
Assorted News from the Aviation Industry, November 2020

This article aims to summarize various shorter (but still important) stories at this time. IATA Suggests Vaccine Requirement for Future International ...

By Emmett Chung • 11/29/2020
Boeing 737MAX Officially Ungrounded

Today, the 737MAX has officially been ungrounded after just under 2 years, or roughly 20 months, of being out of operation. The MAX was banned worldwi ...

By Kyle Jonas • 11/18/2020
Korean Airlines to Acquire Asiana Air

Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, many airlines have intensified their losses or have received losses due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  Asiana Airlines has be ...

By TheExplorerBlog.com Staff • 11/16/2020
Delta Retires Entire 777 Fleet

Today, Delta Airlines is set to retire the 777 aircraft from their fleet. The final flight will be from JFK to LAX.

By Patrick Daly • 10/31/2020
United Offers Rapid Tests for Transatlantic Flights

United Airlines recently announced it would begin offering a free transatlantic COVID-19 testing program for travelers headed from Newark to London-He ...

By Emmett Chung • 10/30/2020
Airbus Delivers First Rare A330-800neo to Kuwait Airways

Today, Kuwait Airways took delivery of the first two A330-800 aircraft on order. Compared to the 318 orders received by Airbus for the aircraft's coun ...

By Patrick Daly • 10/30/2020
Boeing's 737MAX to Return Soon

The 737 MAX, an aircraft that has been grounded for over a year and a half, is expected to be clear to fly again in the coming weeks. The plane has al ...

By Kyle Jonas • 10/28/2020
Southwest to Expand to ORD and IAH

Southwest Airlines has announced they will expand service to Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD) and George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) ...

By Kyle Jonas • 10/12/2020
Smooth Flying for the MAX?

A few months ago, things seemed hopeless for the 737 MAX. The MAX has been grounded worldwide for over fifteen months after two crashes that killed ov ...

By Kyle Jonas • 10/09/2020
FAA Chief Flies MAX and Gets Bill Approved

The chief of the FAA piloted the 737 MAX 8 on Wednesday among tests for the recertification of the aircraft. Additionally, a committee on the U.S. Hou ...

By Kyle Jonas • 09/30/2020
AA Plans MAX 8 Training

American Airlines has announced that it has begun the process of scheduling pilot training for the 737 MAX 8, a hopeful sign that the aircraft that ha ...

By Kyle Jonas • 09/23/2020
How About a Flight to ... Nowhere?

The fastest flight to sell out in Qantas's 100 year history was a flight from Sydney to….Sydney? Read more about Qantas's "Flight to Nowhere".

By Emmett Chung • 09/21/2020
U.S. Panel Bashes FAA and Boeing for Aircraft Design Flaws

Tests for the recertification of the 737 MAX 8 have recently begun around the world, and for the first time since the aircraft was grounded over a yea ...

By Kyle Jonas • 09/16/2020
The Return of the MAX 8

Tests for the recertification of the Boeing 737 MAX 8 are starting around the world. How are the tests going and is the aircraft on track to return an ...

By Kyle Jonas • 09/16/2020
Salt Lake City Opens New Terminal

The 60 year old airport renovation has been dubbed the "Future of Air Travel"

By Emmett Chung • 09/15/2020
Boeing Finds Issues With the 787-10

Amid preparations to finalize the 737 MAX 8's return, Boeing has ordered that eight recently produced 787-10s be immediately taken out of service due ...

By Kyle Jonas • 09/15/2020
Alaska Airlines Temporarily Suspends Flights in Oregon, Washington

Alaska Airline has announced that all flights into and out of Portland, Oregon, have been suspended until 3 P.M. Tuesday, due to the growing smoke and ...

By Kyle Jonas • 09/14/2020
United Sued for Filling NFL Charters with Young, Blonde Flight Attendants

A lawsuit filed against United Airlines alleges the airline only allowed young, blonde flight attendants to staff NFL charter flights.

By Calvin Stewart • 09/13/2020
EVA Air Changes Order of Boeing 787-10s to 777Fs and 787-9s

Many airlines have been forced to defer aircraft deliveries for the year. Recently, rumors circulated about negotiations for its Boeing 787-10 order. ...

By Winston Shek • 08/31/2020
United to Permanently Waive Change Fees and Introduce Complimentary Same-Day Standby

United Airlines has announced that they will be removing change fees for domestic flights effective immediately. Additionally, United customers will h ...

By Daniel Mena • 08/31/2020
FAA Fines Chicago $1.5 Million Just Months After $1.3 Million Fine

The Federal Aviation Administration has fined the city of Chicago $1,500,000, only months after a separate $1.3 million fine. The fine comes after a p ...

By Kyle Jonas • 08/29/2020
American to Lay Off 19,000 Employees

American Airlines intends to lay off 19,000 employees by October 1st, unless airlines are given financial assistance from Congress.

By Patrick Daly • 08/27/2020
Woman Attempts to Run Through Security at Pittsburgh Airport

On August 19, a woman attempted to run through the TSA checkpoint at Pittsburgh Airport. The woman, identified as Brandi L Bayley, threw water at a TS ...

By Patrick Daly • 08/23/2020
Alitalia To Simplify And Modernize Aircraft, Introduce Two-Type Fleet

Alitalia, the Italian flag-carrier, will gain a more simplified fleet of both wide and narrow-body jets due to its re-nationalization by the Italian g ...

By JV Mehta • 08/18/2020
Daytona Beach Airport Holds Paper Airplane Challenge

Daytona Beach Airport, home of one of the world's most well known aeronautical universities, will be holding a paper airplane challenge on August 19.

By Kyle Jonas • 08/15/2020
Greater Bay Airlines Seeks Air Operator Certificate From Hong Kong Government

Greater Bay Airlines is seeking an air operator's certificate from the Civil Aviation Authority in Hong Kong. Read more about the plans of the airlin ...

By Winston Shek • 08/10/2020
Korean Air and Asiana Airlines Reports Surprise Quarter 2 Earnings Profit

Amid the vast number of unprofitable airlines due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Korean Air and Asiana Airlines have reported profit, lead by their dedicat ...

By Winston Shek • 08/07/2020
Air India Express Flight Overruns Runway at Kozhikode Airport

An Air India Express flight overran the runway at Kozhikode Airport at 7:41 P.M.

By Anish Susarla • 08/07/2020
Embraer Delays Launch of E175-E2 Until 2023

Embraer has delayed the launch of its E175-E2 until 2023. Click to read more.

By Winston Shek • 08/05/2020
Virgin Australia Cuts 3000 Jobs, Ends Long-Haul Operation, Terminates Tigerair Operation

Virgin Australia will cut 3000 jobs, ends its long-haul operation, and kill its ultra-long haul subsidiary Tigerair Australia. Click to read an in-de ...

By Winston Shek • 08/04/2020
Virgin Atlantic Declares Chapter 15 Bankruptcy in the United States

Virgin Atlantic has declared Chapter 15 Bankruptcy in New York. The news comes after Virgin Atlantic chased after government aid from the United King ...

By Winston Shek • 08/04/2020
Virgin Galactic To Create Mach 3 Supersonic Aircraft

Virgin Galactic will create a Mach 3 Supersonic Aircraft in conjunction with Rolls Royce. What can you expect from this aircraft? Read more.

By Winston Shek • 08/03/2020
British Airways Retires A318

British Airways retires their only A318 aircraft, along with ending the iconic BA001/BA002 route between LCY and JFK.

By Bryan Wu • 08/02/2020
Airbus Planning Zero-Emission Airliners by 2030

Recently, Airbus has been eyeing a solution for the large amounts of emissions produced by airliner jet fuel.

By Demo Mena • 07/31/2020
Ethiopian 777F Catches Fire at Shanghai Pudong Airport

An Ethiopian 777F caught fire at Shanghai Airport last Wednesday.

By Patrick Daly • 07/28/2020
Mahan Air A310 Nearly Collides With U.S. F-15

A Mahan Air A310 nearly collided with a U.S. F-15

By Patrick Daly • 07/26/2020
Taiwan Parliament Calls to Rename China Airlines

After 60+ years of operating under the name "China Airlines", the country's flag carrier is expected to start rebranding the airline in the next few y ...

By Bryan Wu • 07/23/2020
Washington Dulles Airport to Close Runway 1R/19L Until September

Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, some airports have took this opportunity to help renovate or grow their airport facilities.  Washington Dulles Internatio ...

By Daniel Mena • 07/21/2020
Icelandair Fires all Flight Attendants, Replaces Them With Pilots

Icelandair fired all of its flight attendants after negotiations between the Airline and the cabin crew failed.

By Patrick Daly • 07/18/2020
Breaking News: British Airways Retires 747

British Airways will retire its 747 fleet, according to an internal memo. Click to read more.

By Winston Shek • 07/16/2020
American and JetBlue to Form Strategic Partnership

American and JetBlue will form a significant partnership in the Northeast Corridor. How will it be done? Click for an in-depth analysis.

By Winston Shek • 07/16/2020
Emirates Flies A380 For First Time in 4 Months

Emirates flew its A380 for the first time on two flights on July 15.

By Patrick Daly • 07/16/2020
Qantas Says Goodbye to 747 with Farewell Flyovers

Qantas honors their 747 fleet with special farewell flights.

By Patrick Daly • 07/15/2020
Norwegian Set to Resume Longhaul Flying This Winter

Norwegian Air UK plans to restart many transatlantic flights this winter. What do you feel about Norwegian's earlier-than-expected return to long-haul ...

By JV Mehta • 07/13/2020
Launch of Air Arabia Abu Dhabi Set For This Tuesday

Air Arabia Abu Dhabi set to launch on July 14th despite of COVID-19

By Bryan Wu • 07/12/2020
Breeze Airways to Begin Charter Flights in October

Breeze Airways is acquiring Compass Airlines' operating certificate, subject to government approval. Additionally, they reveal their plans for the fu ...

By Winston Shek • 07/11/2020
Jetblue Announces LAX Expansion, Ends Operation at LGB

Jetblue has announced a massive LAX expansion along with the end of its LGB operation. Click for an in-depth analysis.

By Winston Shek • 07/11/2020
Garuda Indonesia Explores U.S., France, India Flights From Bali

Indonesian flag-carrier Garuda is exploring the possibility of launching U.S. flights. How could the carrier do this and what are its motives?

By JV Mehta • 07/10/2020
Canada's Nolinor Aviation Launches New Quebec-based Leisure Airline

Canada's Nolinor Aviation has hinted at a "new division with a new name, a new mission and a stunning new livery design" on multiple posts across soci ...

By JV Mehta • 07/07/2020
Royal Air Maroc Lays Off 30% of Its Staff, Liquidates 20 Aircraft, Cancel Flights to South America

Royal Air Maroc will undergo a drastic restructuring of its operations to lessen the effects of the current financial situation. Among the efforts in ...

By Winston Shek • 07/05/2020
India's DGCA Lengthens International Flight Ban

India's DGCA has extended the international flight ban until August, at the earliest. Read more to find out why.

By JV Mehta • 07/05/2020
Breaking: Qantas Confirms Immediate 747 Retirement, Schedules Farewell Flights

Qantas has finally confirmed the demise of its Boeing 747-400 fleet. Read on to find out why.

By JV Mehta • 07/05/2020
Air Canada Announces Domestic Route Closures

Air Canada announces the closure of 30 domestic routes, along with suspending operations at 8 airports.

By Bryan Wu • 07/05/2020
Air France to Cut 6,500 Jobs by 2022

According to multiple sources, Air France "aims to present a plan to trade unions to cut just over 6,500 jobs over the next two years." In addition to ...

By Kyle Jonas • 07/03/2020
El Al Suspends All Flights Until Further Notice

The Israeli flag carrier, El Al, has grounded its fleet indefinitely. This has come after the pilot's union announced they would not fly due to the ai ...

By Kyle Jonas • 07/02/2020
EasyJet Closes Bases and Cuts Staff

The U.K. based budget airline, EasyJet, has announced they will close their bases and may cut 30% of its pilots.

By Kyle Jonas • 07/01/2020
Airbus to Cut 15,000 Jobs Amidst Covid-19

One of the largest aircraft manufacturers, Airbus, will be cutting around 15,000 jobs due to the lull in production as a result of Coronavirus. In Feb ...

By Kyle Jonas • 07/01/2020
Aeromexico Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

Aeromexico filed for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy. Click for a in-depth analysis on the situation.

By Winston Shek • 06/30/2020
Iberia Accelerates Retirement of A340-600 Fleet

Spanish flag carrier Iberia plans on retiring its fleet of A340-600s earlier than expected. Read more to find out why.

By JV Mehta • 06/18/2020
British Airways Under Fire Due to New Employment Policies

British Airways is now under fire for the way it wants to approach employment during Covid-19, which includes firing around 12,000 employees and downg ...

By Kyle Jonas • 06/14/2020
Mitsubishi and Bombardier Secure Deal Valued At Over $700 million For CRJ Program

On June 1, exactly one week ago, Bombardier and Mitsubishi secured a deal valuing at over $550 million USD. Mitsubishi also promised liabilities on th ...

By Daniel Mena • 06/08/2020
U.S. Eases Restrictions on Flights from China

The United States Department of Transportation will now allow Chinese Airlines to operate two flights per week.

By Calvin Stewart • 06/06/2020
LATAM Airlines Files for U.S. Bankruptcy Protection

LATAM, Latin America's largest carrier, said it would continue to fly through its bankruptcy restructuring.

By Panteley Shmelev • 05/30/2020
Russia Begins Work on Stealth Nuclear Bomber PAK DA

Russia starts work on stealth nuclear bomber PAK DA.

By Panteley Shmelev • 05/26/2020
Lufthansa To Receive 9 Billion Euros in Government Aid

Lufthansa will receive 9 billion euros in government aid, according to sources, amid the global COVID-19 economic crisis. Click to read more.

By Winston Shek • 05/25/2020
Pakistan International Airlines Flight 8303: A Brief Analysis and Rundown

PIA Flight 8303 crashed in Karachi on May 22nd. What is currently known about the crash and what has happened? Click to read more

By Winston Shek • 05/24/2020
737 Lands in San Diego Missing Tail Parts

A Swift Air 737-800(N820TJ) was spotted landing with part of the tail missing.

By Calvin Stewart • 05/24/2020
United to Launch CleanPlus Product in an Initiative to Encourage More People to Fly

Yesterday, United Airlines announced their initiative to promote safety when flying: United CleanPlus. Through a partnership with the Cleveland Clinic ...

By Daniel Mena • 05/21/2020
Air France To Retire Its A380 Fleet

Air France will retire its fleet of A380's amid the COVID-19. With the anticipated drop in demand, Air France

By Winston Shek • 05/20/2020
Thai Airways Files For Bankruptcy Protection

The flag carrier of Thailand, Thai Airways files for bankruptcy protection, following in other carrier's footsteps. Click to read more.

By Winston Shek • 05/18/2020
Delta Airlines to Retire 777

Delta Airlines will retire its Boeing 777 fleet. Learn more by clicking on the article.

By Daniel Mena • 05/15/2020
LATAM and Delta to Partner in Trans-American Joint Venture

Delta Airlines has signed a Joint Venture program with South American Carrier LATAM

By Tejas Bhatia • 05/12/2020
Avianca Files for Bankruptcy

Latin America's second-biggest airline, Avianca, has filed for bankruptcy amid the coronavirus pandemic.

By Calvin Stewart • 05/10/2020
Man Struck and Killed by Aircraft in AUS

On May 7, 2020, around 8:12 CST, a man was struck and killed by a jet on the runway at Austin-Bergstrom International Airport in Austin, Texas. The ca ...

By Kyle Jonas • 05/09/2020
Virgin Atlantic To Retire 747, Close Gatwick, Cut Jobs

Virgin Atlantic will retire its 747 fleet, close down its Gatwick base temporarily, and cut many jobs. How will this affect the Engish carrier?

By Winston Shek • 05/08/2020
Boeing to Resume 737 MAX Production

Boeing is reportedly preparing to resume the production of the 737 MAX.

By Calvin Stewart • 05/08/2020
American Airlines A330-200 Being Sent to Long Term Storage

A brief rundown of the American A330-200s being put into long term storage.

By Ben S • 05/07/2020
Frontier Airlines to offer special tickets

Frontier Airlines will offer special tickets that buy the middle seat starting May 8.

By Calvin Stewart • 05/06/2020
Air Canada to Accelerate Retirement of 79 Aircraft

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Canadian flag carrier, Air Canada, has reported a loss of $1.05 billion. As a result, the airline will be speeding u ...

By Peter Lam • 05/06/2020
Is LAX's Status as a United Hub on the Chopping Block?

United Airlines has just announced the closure of Los Angeles International's Boeing 787 pilot base. Could this signal the end of LAX as a United hub?

By JV Mehta • 05/06/2020
Norwegian Air to Ground a Majority of Their Fleet Until April 2021

Norwegian Air says it will keep the majority of its fleet grounded until April 2021.

By Tejas Bhatia • 05/05/2020
American Airlines to Retire A330-300

A brief rundown of the retirement of American Airlines A330-300. American Airlines is retiring their A330-300 series which they inherited from US Airw ...

By Ben S • 05/05/2020
Wizz Air To Be First European Low Cost Carrier to Launch Flights to Abu Dhabi

Wizz Air will be the first European LCC to launch flights to Abu Dhabi amid the COVID-19 crisis.

By Winston Shek • 05/03/2020
Boeing Terminates Deal with Embraer

Boeing has terminated a $4.2 billion joint venture with Embraer. Click this article to view more details

By Anish Susarla • 04/27/2020
U.S. Flies Surveillance Planes Over North Korea

For the past two weeks, there have been rumors about North Korea's leader, Kim Jong-un. These rumors range from "everything is normal" to "the leader ...

By Kyle Jonas • 04/27/2020
JetSuite Grounds Its Fleet And Furloughs Crew

JetSuite has grounded its fleet and furloughed its crew amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

By Winston Shek • 04/26/2020
Air Mauritius Enters "Voluntary Administration"

Air Mauritius enters Voluntary Administration

By Tejas Bhatia • 04/23/2020
Virgin Australia to Enter "Voluntary Administration"

According to Multiple Sources, Australia’s second largest airline, Virgin Australia, has entered "voluntary administration". Read more here.

By Tejas B. • 04/22/2020
South African Airways Close to Liquidation

According to multiple sources, South African Airways is nearing collapse. The carrier is currently in the process of laying off all of its staff. The ...

By Kyle  Jonas and Winston Shek • 04/19/2020
AirAsia Plans to Resume Domestic Flights

AirAsia, a low cost carries that flies around Asia, is planning to restart scheduled domestic flights around Malaysia on April 29, 2020. This will be ...

By Kyle Jonas • 04/19/2020
Boeing to Reopen Multiple Factories Amid Pandemic

Last month, Boeing decided to close their factories to prevent the spread of COVID-19. However, just last Friday, they announced that they will reopen ...

By Daniel Mena • 04/18/2020
Terminal at Singapore Changi Closes Due to Pandemic

As a result of the low demand for travel caused by the coronavirus pandemic, Singapore's Minister for Transport, Khaw Boon Wan decided on Monday, Apri ...

By Peter Lam • 04/12/2020
Three Passenger Air Canada Planes Transformed into Cargo Aircraft

Air Canada announced this morning that they will transform three of their Boeing 777-300ERs into temporary cargo aircraft to transport vital supplies ...

By Daniel Mena • 04/11/2020
Trump Administration Releases Financial Aid Package for U.S. Airlines

After meeting with Steven Mnuchin, the United States Secretary of Treasury, Donald Trump and his administration has released an financial aid package ...

By Daniel Mena • 04/11/2020
Lufthansa To Retire Long-Haul Aircraft and Shutter Its Subsidiary

Lufthansa will retire long haul aircraft and shutter its subsidiary, Germanwings. Which aircraft will be retired and what effect will this have on av ...

By Winston Shek • 04/07/2020
Boeing to Stop Production After Employee COVID-19 Death

Boeing has made the decision to suspend production in Seattle-area facilities after a worker died from the novel coronavirus. This suspension will sta ...

By Ben Kogan • 03/24/2020
Singapore Airlines to Cut 96% of Capacity

Singapore Airlines, one of the main airlines based in Singapore, has announced it will be cutting 96% of its capacity by the end of April 2020. Ou ...

By Arkin Si • 03/23/2020
Turkish Airlines Reducing International Flights to Just 5 Cities

Turkish Airlines is Reducing International Flights to just 5 Cities and reportedly offering a "too-good-to-be-true" mileage rebooking policy.

By Will Hagen • 03/23/2020
Emirates Group Suspends Most Flights Due to COVID-19 Outbreak

Emirates is suspending most of its passenger flights amid the outbreak of COVID-19.

By Calvin Stewart • 03/22/2020
New JAL Special Livery Designed in Commemoration for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics

MATSUSHIMA, JPN - Last Friday, a Boeing 787 operated by Japan Airlines (JAL) and All Nippon Airlines (ANA) delivered the Olympic fire after a long jou ...

By Mogami Kariya • 03/22/2020
Southwest Airlines to Postpone 1,000 Daily Routes Through April

Southwest Airlines is getting ready for major schedule reductions starting this weekend. From Sunday, March 22nd, Southwest Airlines will start to can ...

By Ben Kogan • 03/21/2020
Vietnam Airlines Suspends All International Flights

While the Southeastern country of Vietnam has only 76 cases of COVID-19, the Vietnamese government has put a lot of restrictions in place to prevent t ...

By Peter Lam • 03/21/2020
Lufthansa Group's Response to Virus Includes Grounding 700 Aircraft

Out of its 763 aircraft that fly the skies, the Lufthansa Group is now only flying 63 of them; they decided to ground 700 of their aircraft to lessen ...

By Peter Lam • 03/21/2020
Airlines Request $50 Billion From U.S. Government

U.S. airlines are asking the federal government for $50,000,000,000 in financial aid after taking major hits due to the Coronavirus outbreak. People a ...

By Kyle Jonas • 03/19/2020
Alitalia to be Fully Owned by the National Government

Italy is currently the country with the most cases of COVID-19 outside of mainland China. Therefore, Alitalia, the Italian flag carrier, has been even ...

By Peter Lam • 03/18/2020
Airlines Ground Airbus A380s Due to COVID-19

Because of the COVID-19 outbreak, people are not willing to travel in order to avoid getting infected, causing air travel to be severely impacted. Rou ...

By Peter Lam • 03/17/2020
Aircraft Retirements Accelerated Due to COVID-19

Many iconic aircraft are being forced into retirement due to the ongoing COVID-19. Which aircraft are being forced into early retirement? Click to s ...

By Winston Shek • 03/17/2020
Norwegian to Cancel Flights Amid Pandemic

Norwegian Air Shuttle, a Norwegian airline, is cancelling 85% of its flights and laying off 90% of its workforce due to the coronavirus pandemic.

By Peter Lam • 03/17/2020
Air New Zealand To Cut Capacity By 85 Percent

Air New Zealand will cut capacity by 85%. What routes will be chopped temporarily? Click to see more details.

By Winston Shek • 03/16/2020
British Airways Cuts Jobs Due to Coronavirus Pandemic

Resulting from the travel ban in the U.K., British Airways has warned it's workers that they are struggling to survive on a crisis "worse than 9/11" c ...

By Demo Mena • 03/15/2020
Flybe Collapsed

Flybe, a regional European Airline based in the UK has collapsed, partially because of the Coronavirus impacting travel, and partially because of prio ...

By Arkin Si • 03/15/2020
U.S. Bans Flights to Europe For Next Thirty Days

According to multiple sources, the U.S. will suspend flights to Europe for the next thirty days. President Trump has announced that there will be ...

By Kyle  Jonas and Winston Shek • 03/11/2020
TSA Screeners in San Jose test positive for COVID-19

3 TSA screeners at Mineta San Jose International Airport have tested positive for COVID-19

By Calvin Stewart • 03/11/2020
Last Flight for the Phantom

OMITAMA, JPN — The Japan Air Self-Defense Force (JASDF) ended their only reconnaissance squadron, the 501st Tactical Reconnaissance Squadron based a ...

By Mogami Kariya • 03/10/2020
ANA Orders 20 787s to Replace Domestic 777s

According to multiple sources, ANA (Al Nippon Airways) has committed to buying 20 of Boeing's 787 aircraft, a move that will put ANA's 787 fleet count ...

By Daniel Mena • 03/04/2020
Delta and American Suspend Flights to Milan

Coronavirus isn't only affecting flights to Asia. Now, flights to Italy are also being suspended.

By Calvin Stewart • 03/01/2020
Congress to Propose National Aviation Center

The Senate has introduced a proposal for an organization that would help keep the American aerospace and aviation competitive. Called the National Cen ...

By Kyle Jonas • 03/01/2020
United Airlines Offers Pilots a Month Off

United Airlines has offered pilots a month off at a reduced pay due to flight cuts.

By Calvin Stewart • 03/01/2020
Trans States Airlines To Terminate Services

Trans States Airlines will terminate service. Click to see an in-depth analysis.

By Winston Shek • 02/26/2020
TAP Air Banned from Venezuela for 90 Days

Portugal's national carrier, TAP Air Portugal, has been banned from flying to and from Caracas, Venezuela for 90 days. The ban comes after "serious vi ...

By Kyle Jonas • 02/20/2020
737MAX to Return to Service on September 4

United Airlines has just announced that they plan to return the 737MAX to service on September 4, 2020. American Airlines has extended their cancellat ...

By Daniel Mena • 02/18/2020
Boeing Creates Starliner for Nasa With Massive Flaws

Boeing is facing backlash yet again. In the midst of working out their issues around the 737 Max 8, Boeing must work out another problem. The Starline ...

By Kyle Jonas • 02/08/2020
Airbus Halts A320 Production in Asia due to Coronavirus Precautions

Airbus announced that they will be closing their Airbus factory in Tianjin, located in northeastern China, due to recently imposed travel bans due to ...

By Daniel Mena • 02/08/2020
Air Canada 767 Makes Successful Emergency Landing in Madrid

An Air Canada Boeing 767 had to make an emergency landing earlier today when it had an engine failure on takeoff. Air Canada Flight 837 began to circl ...

By Daniel Mena • 02/03/2020
Several Aviation Executives Commit to Using Sustainable Methods

A group of aviation companies, including airlines, airports, and aircraft manufacturers based in England are banding together to make a "zero carbon p ...

By Kyle Jonas • 02/03/2020
Coronavirus Prompts Airlines to Cancel Flights to China

Many have heard of the new Coronavirus, a virus that has taken hundreds of lives and spread to thousands of people. The outbreak of this virus has cau ...

By Daniel Mena • 01/31/2020
Boeing 777X Makes its First Flight

Earlier today, thousands of people watched as an all new variant of the Boeing 777, the 777X made its first flight. The brand new 777, N779XW, departe ...

By Daniel Mena • 01/25/2020
Boeing 777X First Flight Postponed

After 3 hours on the taxiway, the 777X first flight has officially been postponed. Earlier today, the 777X was supposed to go on its first flight toda ...

By Peter Lam • 01/24/2020
LOT Polish Rumored to Take Former Singapore 777s

LOT Polish is rumored to take new 777's.Singapore Airlines incoming A350-900 and B787-10 are replacing the carrier's B777-200ER. The aircraft will be ...

By Winston Shek • 01/23/2020
ANA and Singapore Airlines to form a JV

ANA and Singapore Airlines to form a Joint Venture. What are the details?

By Winston Shek • 01/22/2020
Fuel Dump Over Schools in LA Sparks Outrage

Fuel dump over schools in LA

By Anish Susarla • 01/18/2020
First United 787 With New Polaris to Fly This Wednesday

Originally set to take the skies in mid December, the Boeing 787-8 had some setbacks with its retrofit. But, after one more month, the 787-8, N27908, ...

By Daniel Mena • 01/09/2020
Emirates Leadership Changes

What happened to Emirates leadership? It's a big move.

By Winston Shek • 12/28/2019
Delta Follows Other Airlines in Move to Daxing Airport

In September 2019, Beijing opened its new Beijing Daxing International Airport. This airport had to be constructed due to the high number of flights t ...

By Peter Lam • 12/24/2019
Bamboo Airways Takes Delivery of Their First 787s

Bamboo Airways, a Vietnamese startup carrier, has received their first 2 787 Dreamliners from the Boeing company. These Dreamliners allow for the airl ...

By Peter Lam • 12/23/2019
An Airplane Skids off the Runway in a Bad Rain Storm

SpiceJet flight SG-275 coming from Pune, India slid off of a runway at Kolkata Airport in Mumbai.

By Demo Mena • 12/21/2019
Air France Retires Their First A380

Air France retired their first Airbus a380 last Saturday. They plan to retire their 9 other A380s by 2022.

By Daniel Mena • 12/20/2019
United Orders 50 A321XLRs

United orders 50 A321XLRs from Airbus. What does it mean for them?

By Winston Shek • 12/20/2019
First Fully Electric Commercial Aircraft Takes Flight

The world's first fully electric commercial flight flew recently. This article provides some information about it.

By Kyle Jonas • 12/20/2019
CFM International’s Rise Program Progressing Towards Ground and Flight Tests in Mid-Decade

The CFM RISE program aims to achieve over 20 percent better fuel efficiency and reduce carbon dioxide emissions by 20 percent compared to the most eff ...

By Bhavya Velani • 06/24/2023