Airports

Birmingham Accomplishes Record Passenger Traffic

August 27, 2016 James Field

Birmingham Airport has recorded their highest passenger numbers ever in their 77-year history as a gateway airport between Manchester and London. The airport, based in the midlands, has seen 11 million passengers travel through in

Airlines

Saying Goodbye To The Silver MD-80s

August 24, 2016 Matthew Garcia

Tuesday may have been a normal day of hard labor for most commercial aircraft but for 20 American MD 80s, it was retirement day. “It’s a bittersweet day as we say goodbye to so many

Editor's Pick

World’s Largest Aircraft Completes Maiden Flight

August 22, 2016 Parker Davis

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

Airports

Abandoned in the Rust Belt: Part Three

August 18, 2016 Ian McMurtry

This is the finale of this three part series, taking a closer look at airports in the “Rust Belt” that have seen the demise of much of their service. However, not all hope is lost as

Airlines

5 Reasons to Fly Norwegian

August 17, 2016 AirlineGeeks.com Staff

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

Airline Reservations Systems: A Brief History

August 16, 2016 Parker Davis

In 1946, American Airlines began experimenting with the first automated booking system, the Electromechanical Reservisor. In 1952, the airline introduced a newer system in order to gain access to inventory in real time from across

Airlines

FAA Grants Safety Rating for Indonesian Carriers

August 15, 2016 Parker Davis

The Federal Aviation Administration announced today that Indonesia now meets International Civil Aviation Organization safety standards and has received a Category 1 rating. This means Indonesian carriers will now be able to fly to the

Trip Reports

TRIP REPORT: A Short Hop on Spirit

August 14, 2016 Daniel Morley

Spirit Airlines has a reputation for offering a bare fare. As the United States’s first Ultra Low Cost Carrier (ULCC), the airline prides itself on offering the lowest fare. In order to compensate for that

Airlines

United Flight Attendants Agree On New Contract

August 12, 2016 Shane Piper

Chicago based United Airlines has over 25,000 flight attendants and for the first time in six years, they will all be operating under a single contract. Since the integration with Continental Airlines in 2010, there

State Series

State Series: Massachusetts

August 12, 2016 Shane Piper

Since the creation of the first airport in 1909 by Wilbur Wright, cities in the United States have come together to create one of the most expansive airport systems in the world. Over the next

Airlines

SkyWest Continues Upward Climb

August 10, 2016 AirlineGeeks.com Staff

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,

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