Virgin Australia announced that they will be launching a cargo division. The addition of a cargo division will provide new competition for the cargo market in Australia. The new cargo operation will only affect Virgin’s
Late Sunday evening, the crew of United Flight 5796 was preparing for takeoff out of Newark Liberty International Airport when the captain noticed sparks coming out of the number one engine. Port Authority officials tell
Known for its low-cost flights in Canada and annual Christmas Miracle event, WestJet has announced that its first trans-Atlantic destination will be London, UK. Previously only known for its domestic flights within Canada, WestJet has
A new Greek airline is poised to begin direct service from North America to destinations in countries along the Adriatic and Aegean Seas. SkyGreece Airlines started service last May with service between Toronto-Pearson and Athens
On June 11, jetBlue Airways announced new nonstop service between New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport and Grenada’s Maurice Bishop International Airport. This will be jetBlue’s first route to the island nation and one
Editor’s Note: This story originally appeared on 58aviation.com. Foreword to ATCs and Aircrews: This article is meant for the flying public who may not know what goes on behind the scenes. The explanations are a quick
During the mid-2000s the trans-Atlantic market became home to a new type of airline. Business class only airlines began springing up on the popular New York to London route. The airlines Eos, MAXjet, and Silverjet
On Wednesday night, Delta Air Lines announced that they will acquire 20 Embraer E190s and 40 additional Boeing 737-900ERs once their pilots ratify a new pilot agreement. This ratification was just passed by the Delta
On Tuesday, June 9th, Qantas and American Airlines held a press conference at the IATA Annual General Meeting. In this conference, Doug Parker, American’s CEO, and Alan Joyce, Qantas’ CEO, sat down to make numerous
The airline industry has been slow lately, hasn’t it? That’s alright because we’ve come up with a new series to keep you–our audience–entertained. Once a week, we will be posting an interactive image of an airport
Today, Alitalia announced unveiled their rebranded business model. The new rebrand features a slightly-altered livery and cabin redesign. They will also update cabin crew uniforms and introduce up to seven new aircraft to the fleet.
On June 2nd, Air China, the national airline of China, and United Airlines, the world’s largest carrier by destinations served, announced a furthering of their codeshare partnership. The airlines already codeshare on certain routes and
Founded by its refreshed carrier, US Airways, MetroJet survived for just three brief years before shutting down. On June 1, 1998, MetroJet took flight using the Boeing 737-200. The airline was referred to by the
Dutch Antilles Express, also known as DAE, dates back to 2003 when the airline consisted of various smaller carriers inside one parent company. The parent company, named Exel Aviation, started operation in 2003 with BonairExel
France has always played a large role in the Caribbean. In 1625, the French colonized the island of St. Kitts. Later, they moved to other Caribbean islands such as Martinique, St. Barts, Haiti, and Grenada.