On October 31, 2016, JetBlue Airways began flying from New York’s LaGuardia Airport to its hub at Boston’s Logan International Airport on its 100-seat Embraer 190 aircraft. This route, less than an hour’s flying time with
French boutique airline La Compagnie became the first airline to order two Airbus A321neo aircraft in an all business class configuration on Thursday. The Le Bourget-based carrier believes that by choosing the A321neo to join
Boeing and Turkish Airlines have jointly announced an order for 40 787-9 Dreamliners. The new order has a bill totaled at nearly $11 billion. “The 787 Dreamliner is the most technologically advanced airplane in the
More than 200 lives were lost and hundreds of millions of dollars in damage was done on Tuesday after an earthquake struck Mexico City. The earthquake also shook the airline industry as dozens of flights
The Kearney, Neb. City Council has unanimously voted SkyWest Airlines has the next carrier for Kearney. City council members voted 5-0 for SkyWest, the winner out of seven bids from other regional carriers. The council
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.
While the previous post served as an introduction to the various types of fuel hedging methods, this post will focus on several real world examples of fuel hedging done right and wrong throughout the airline
United Airlines is preparing to retire its Boeing 747 fleet in the most fitting way possible, with a flight from San Francisco to Honolulu scheduled for Tuesday, November 7, the same flight that the first
In the world of aviation, enthusiasts are often seen discussing aircraft that land on concrete runways rather than those that land over water. However, living in a state that has a large coastline, as well
On Thursday another Reykjavik based carrier, Icelandair, announced nonstop flights to Dallas Fort Worth International Airport (DFW), one of Texas’ largest and busiest metroplexes. The airline is second to announce flights to Keflavik International Airport
Delta Air Lines has announced that it will be the official airline of the Atlanta Falcons, Atlanta United, and Mercedes-Benz Stadium, the home for the Falcons and Atlanta United. The partnership is for the next
Ireland-based Ryanair has announced an expansion plan for their operations in Frankfurt, Germany next summer. Ryanair is a relative newcomer to the larger Frankfurt Main Airport, having previously operated its flights out of the smaller
Montreal-based Air Canada announced on Wednesday the first official routes for their to-be-delivered Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft. The seasonal flights between the carrier’s hubs in Montreal and Toronto and the Irish cities of Dublin
Following a 97 year partnership between KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, KLM Cityhopper and the aircraft manufacturer Fokker, the airline is now phasing out its Fokker 70 fleet in an effort to operate more modern aircraft.