In 1971, the Arabian Peninsula began to take on a whole new look. In August, Bahrain gained their full independence, and Qatar quickly followed in September. In December, seven emirates nations were freed from British
In 1986, Boeing announced plans for a stretched version of the Boeing 767, tentatively coined as the Boeing 767-X, which would retain many of the elements of the standard 767, but would expand and lengthen
Ryanair’s Chief Executive, Michael O’Leary, has continued to share his thoughts on the effect of Brexit to Ryanair and the aviation industry in general. On this occasion, he speculated on the impact to the European
Emirates has played a sizable role at Manchester, providing direct services to the Middle East and beyond from Dubai International Airport for over 20 years. Currently, Emirates has two Airbus A380s and one Boeing B777-300ER
In hopes of accelerating retirement of their aging Boeing 747-400 aircraft, United has actively been modernizing their widebody fleet. On March 8, 2016, the airline announced a firm order for 10 Boeing 777-300ERs, as well
The first Boeing 787-9 was rolled out of the factory back in 2013. In August of the following year, the variant entered commercial service with All Nippon Airways. In 2014, United Airlines became the first
When it comes to flying between Europe and North America, travelers are offered a wide variety of choices. From low-cost carriers like Norwegian to flag carriers such as KLM and British Airways, the options for
In reflection of their fleet modernization efforts, American has taken delivery of their first 787-9 Dreamliner. The extended Dreamliner variant was delivered to the airline on Tuesday from Boeing’s manufacturing facility in Charleston, South Carolina.
In the early 1980s, the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) began operating flights between Beijing and New York, San Francisco, and Los Angeles. These routes were the first between the nations operated by Chinese
France’s boutique airline La Compagnie has announced that they will be suspending their Luton-New York flight due to the effects of Britain’s decision to leave the European Union. 53.4% of the British population voted for
On April 4th, Alaska Airlines announced they had reached a deal to acquire west coast rival, Virgin America. The deal would see the new combined airline leapfrog jetBlue and become the fifth largest airline in America.
Located at Reagan National Airport is the Transportation Security Administration’s (TSA) testing facility, also known as the TSA Systems Integration Facility (TSIF). The facility itself is a former post office building when shipping and mail
According to a recent study released by FareCompare.com, international flyers traveling to the United States do not receive long term benefits from the “Southwest Effect.” Well-known to domestic travelers, the Southwest Effect describes a drop
The world’s largest aircraft had a successful first flight on Wednesday. The Airlander 10, a modern version of mid-19th century helium-filled airships owned by British aerospace company Hybrid Air Vehicles, flew around Bedfordshire, England for
This week Qantas’ Chief Executive Officer announced that the airline sees no market for the remaining eight A380 aircraft the airline is due to receive, highlighting the continued decline for the airframe’s long-term prospects. “There’s a
Following an announcement to order 12 Airbus A320ceo aircraft, Las Vegas based Allegiant Air allowed its nearly 3,000 employees to vote on a refreshed livery for their new airplanes. The aircraft order, along with the