Airlines

5 Reasons to Fly Norwegian

August 17, 2016 Christopher Dollesin

Award-winning and disruptive, Norwegian (operating as Norwegian Air Shuttle, Norwegian Long Haul, and Norwegian Air International) has been raising eyebrows in recent years with regulation hurdles and at times controversial business practices. Through it all,

Airlines

SkyWest Continues Upward Climb

August 10, 2016 Christopher Dollesin

Last month, SkyWest, Inc. announced another profitable quarter, continuing a positive trend marked by increased E175 flying and a reduced CRJ-200 fleet. Both SkyWest Airlines and ExpressJet enjoyed a 99.9% completion rate excluding weather cancellations,

Airlines

EgyptAir Flight 804 Loses Radar Contact

May 19, 2016 Christopher Dollesin

Early Thursday morning, EgyptAir flight 804 disappeared from radar en route from Paris to Cairo. The aircraft has presumably crashed in the Mediterranean, but no debris have been confirmed yet. EgyptAir has confirmed that Flight

Airlines

TRIP REPORT: Spirit to the Windy City

April 26, 2016 Christopher Dollesin

Flight Info Flight Number NKS331 Date March 16, 2016 Departure New York – LaGuardia (LGA) Scheduled Departure Time 9:59 PM EDT Actual Departure Time 11:28 PM EDT Arrival Chicago O’Hare (ORD) Scheduled Arrival Time 10:41

Airlines

American Airlines Turns 90

April 15, 2016 Christopher Dollesin

Today, American Airlines celebrated its 90th birthday. The airline marked the occasion with special events across its network and on social media, including a special celebration for passengers on American Airlines flight 90. We’re celebrating

Airlines

Southwest Shows Off New State Jet

February 23, 2016 Christopher Dollesin

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

Airlines

American Expands, Upgrades Lounge Experience

February 23, 2016 Christopher Dollesin

American Airlines recently announced a major series of updates and expansions to their lounges worldwide. Changes are coming to all three brands of American’s lounges; Flagship, Admirals, and Arrivals, bringing them closer to the standards

Airlines

American Dismisses Gogo Lawsuit

February 22, 2016 Christopher Dollesin

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

Opinions

Can Air Canada Save the CSeries?

February 21, 2016 Christopher Dollesin

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

Airlines

Historic Agreement Sparks Cuba Frenzy

February 19, 2016 Christopher Dollesin

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

Airports

The Evolution of Chicago O’Hare

February 2, 2016 Christopher Dollesin

On Sunday, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emmanuel announced the next step of Chicago O’Hare’s multi-million dollar modernization, including plans for a new runway and the potential for terminal enhancements and more gates. “The Mayor’s goal for

Airlines

Envoy Receives FAA Approval for E175

January 26, 2016 Christopher Dollesin

After a year-long process, Envoy received final approval from the Federal Aviation Administration to operate the Embraer 175 aircraft on Tuesday. The airline is expected to begin utilizing the aircraft in revenue service under the

Airlines

Alaska Unveils New Look

January 25, 2016 Christopher Dollesin

On Monday, Alaska Airlines revealed a major overhaul to its brand, which has remained largely unchanged for almost 25 years. The new look features a revised Alaska word-mark and an updated rendition of the classic