On Friday, Hawaii’s second-largest carrier, Island Air, announced that it would cease all operations effective Saturday morning. The airline’s cessation comes a month after filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. The news was unexpected as the
Thursday marked the start of heightened security checks for passengers on U.S. bound international flights. These new measures, imposed by the Trump administration, impact all travelers, including American citizens. According to the Associated Press, “confusion
As announced last week, there will no longer be visa services between the United States and Turkey, effectively creating a travel ban between the two nations for both U.S. and Turkish citizens. Despite these measures,
With the delivery of its first Boeing 787-9 aircraft expected to take place later this week, Australian-based Qantas announced the aircraft’s third expected route, Brisbane to Los Angeles. The flights featuring the new aircraft are
With the shutdown of Monarch Airlines on Monday, many other European airlines have seen direct effects already taking place. While it is never good to see an airline shutdown, benefits can be seen for other
The Boeing 737 MAX is seen by many as the future of the narrowbody market, along with Airbus’ A320neo family. However, it seems that the MAX may be filling a different role: nonstop trans-Atlantic flights.
Air Berlin announced on Sept. 11, that it would be ending Caribbean flights from the airline’s hub is Dusseldorf, Germany on Sept. 25. This announcement comes just days after the airline announced it would cancel
On Sept. 1, Hong Kong Airlines took delivery of their first Airbus A350-900XWB aircraft. The delivery is the first of four for the airline via AerCap Holdings, a leasing company. The airline is expecting a
A new European low-cost carrier is setting its sights on opening new routes to the United States. Latvia-based Primera Air announced plans for six routes between Europe and locations across the U.S., beginning in 2018.
Airline hubs are generally not the kind of place that change much in terms of service. In the United States, given the last decade of consolidation among airlines, most hub airports will likely stay hubs
Airline hubs are generally not something the kind of place that change much in terms of service. In the United States, given the recent consolidation among airlines, most hub airports will likely stay hubs for
Monday marked the start of a push from Washington, D.C. to privatize air-traffic control. President Donald Trump’s proposal to privatize the system is just a part of a plan to rebuild America’s infrastructure, including airports
Passenger comfort has slowly been on the decline for economy passengers in the United States. Much of this decline, however, is due to the passenger’s pockets and the fact that many standard travelers are looking
This week marks 20 years since the founding of Star Alliance, one of the largest airline alliances in the world. The alliance was originally founded by five airlines: United Airlines, Lufthansa, Air Canada, Thai Airways
On Wednesday, Boeing said it was grounding all flights for the company’s latest narrow-body jet, the 737 MAX, happening just days before launch customer, Malindo Air, was supposed to take delivery of the new aircraft.
On Wednesday evening, Norwegian announced it would launch flights from both Denver International Airport and Seattle-Tacoma International Airport to London-Gatwick Airport, starting in September of 2017. The addition of these two flights marks the eighth
International Airlines Group (IAG), the owner of British Airways, Aer Lingus, Iberia, and Vueling, announced they would be launching a new long-haul airline called Level. The airline will be the fifth airline brand under IAG operation. The
On Monday, New York-based jetBlue showed off a new special livery on N304JB. Along with the special livery, the airline released a new tailfin design that will roll out across multiple aircraft in the fleet within