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Embraer Rolls Out First E190-E2 Jet

February 25, 2016 Ashley Magoon

On February 25th, 2016, Embraer officially rolled out their new E190-E2 aircraft, a significant milestone for the company as the airplane is the first of their second generation of E-Jets. Embraer held the special ceremony at


Emirates Expands Presence in Southeast Asia

February 25, 2016 Tyler Tashji

Emirates has announced it will begin daily nonstop flights from Dubai to Yangon (RGN), Myanmar, and Hanoi (HAN), Vietnam beginning August 3. The new flights will strengthen Emirates’ presence in the Asia region. The airline


Qantas to Launch Domestic Inflight Wi-Fi Service

February 23, 2016 Tyler Tashji

Qantas has announced it will launch inflight Wi-Fi service next year on domestic flights in Australia. The airline will partner with ViaSat, a global broadband services provider and will tap into the NBNTM network. This new


Southwest Shows Off New State Jet

February 23, 2016 Staff

On Monday, Southwest revealed its newest state-themed jet, Tennessee One. The aircraft, a Boeing 737-700 (N922WN), features a decorative rendition of the Tennessee flag. In Nashville, Southwest brought employees, customers, and community members for a


American Dismisses Gogo Lawsuit

February 22, 2016 Staff

On Monday, American Airlines dismissed a lawsuit it had brought against in-flight internet provider Gogo. In the lawsuit, filed February 12, American alleged Gogo has not respected its right to alter or terminate their agreement


Can Air Canada Save the CSeries?

February 21, 2016 Staff

On Wednesday, Air Canada announced a Letter of Intent (LOI) with Bombardier for the purchase of 45 CS300 aircraft with options for an additional 30 and the potential to substitute the CS100. It is the


Historic Agreement Sparks Cuba Frenzy

February 19, 2016 Staff

As part of the rapid reinstatement of relations between the United States and Cuba, the two nations jointly announced an agreement Tuesday to re-establish scheduled air service. The new agreement provides for 20 daily round


Top 5 Books for AvGeek Readers

February 18, 2016 Joe Pesek

While it is easy to get caught up in the daily news of the airline industry, it’s important to remember how it has evolved significantly over the past 50 years. With that being said, we


Boeing Delivers 100th 787 Produced in South Carolina

February 16, 2016 Ashley Magoon

On February 16th, 2016, Boeing South Carolina celebrated a significant achievement with the delivery of the 100th airplane manufactured at the North Charleston production site. American Airlines proudly took delivery of the milestone aircraft, a 787-8 Dreamliner.


5 Valentine’s Day Activities for #AvGeeks

February 12, 2016 Ryan Ewing

Valentine’s Day is this Sunday and while many couples will have a standard dinner and a movie date, us aviation enthusiasts are always thinking of ways to change things up. Here are seven #AvGeek Valentine’s

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