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  • A Cheaper Way to Get to Iceland and Europe? WOW Air to Launch U.S. Service

    A Cheaper Way to Get to Iceland and Europe? WOW Air to Launch U.S. Service

    WOW Air, an Icelandic low-cost carrier, announced on Wed. Oct. 22 that they will begin serving Boston Logan International Airport and Baltimore Thurgood Marshall International Airport. Launching service to both of these destinations marks the carrier’s first North American service. Currently, Icelandair, WOW Air’s main competitor, serves 13 North American Destinations from their base at Iceland’s Keflavik airport.  Icelandair serves cities from coast-to-coast including: Vancouver, Denver, Orlando, and Boston.  Besides Delta’s service from New York’s JFK Airport to Keflavik, the North America to Iceland market is sparsely served.  

  • A Solemn Goodbye to The Passenger MD-11 and The Three-Engine Style

    A Solemn Goodbye to The Passenger MD-11 and The Three-Engine Style

    On Oct. 25, 2014, a chapter in aviation history came to an end. Koninklijke Luchtvaart Maatschappij, (English: Royal Dutch Airlines) better known to the general public as KLM, operated their final scheduled commercial flight with the McDonnell Douglas MD-11. The final flight, KL672, departed Montréal-Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport at 7:24 pm Montreal time and arrived into Amsterdam-Schiphol Airport at 6:34 am Amsterdam time. After this, there will no longer be any regularly-scheduled passenger MD-11 flights anywhere in the world.

  • Airbus Releases A321neoLR Details

    Airbus Releases A321neoLR Details

    On Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014, Airbus revealed the “A321neoLR”, the new long range version of the A321neo, that is designed to 'replace the Boeing 757-200W'. The new aircraft is said to be able to be used on trans-Atlantic routes and have lower trip costs.

  • A Bright Look at Sun Air International

    A Bright Look at Sun Air International

    With the decline of US Airways’ hub at Pittsburgh, the city has been looking for a regional partner to boost passenger numbers and improve service options to those who fly through Pittsburgh. Enter Sun Air Express (also known as Sun Air International); the self-proclaimed “ultra-regional carrier” has announced plans to establish a focus city at Pittsburgh International Airport and operate flights to five cities: Bradford (PA), Altoona (PA), Lancaster (PA), Franklin (PA), and Jamestown (NY). The carrier also has flights from Washington-Dulles to Lancaster (PA) and Hagerstown (MD). The five destinations will be served by Sun Air’s fleet of 8 nine seat Piper Navajo aircraft. The airline plans to have a total of 40 -50 arrivals and departures from Pittsburgh per week.