Frontier Airlines announced 6 new routes from Raleigh-Durham International Airport (RDU) Thursday morning, making it the second largest carrier at the airport in terms of number of destinations served. Frontier’s new destinations include Buffalo, Houston,
On Wednesday, Airbus announced that its newest narrowbody aircraft model, the Airbus A321LR, had completed its maiden flight test, the first step in the aircraft’s certification process. The test aircraft, MSN7877, flew for 2 hours
Codeshare agreements, which allow airlines to sell tickets on partner airlines, are commonplace among the world’s airlines as they allow better connectivity and more options for passengers. Ultra-low-cost-carriers (ULCC), however, have resisted these agreements with
British Airways has submitted yet another application to wet lease six Qatar Airways Airbus A320s. The application is for aircraft to be used from February to April, with British Airways citing “exceptional needs to enable
According to two sources familiar with Alaska Airlines’ acquisition of Virgin America, the airlines will fly under one single operating certificate as early as Jan. 11, 2018. This move will officially close out the Virgin
According to CNN Money, Delta Air Lines is planning to place a $12.7 billion order for additional Airbus aircraft. The Atlanta-based airline has been acquiring Airbus aircraft over Boeing jets in its last few orders.
On Wednesday, Airbus announced its largest single aircraft order in the company’s history. U.S. investment firm Indigo Partners bought 430 aircraft of the Airbus A320 family for a sticker price of 49.5 billion dollars. The deal
On Wednesday, aircraft manufacturing giant Airbus announced that it had confirmed the largest order in the company’s history. Indigo Partners, a U.S.-based private equity firm, signed a deal with Airbus worth $49.5 billion for an order
European low-cost carrier easyJet has announced plans to fly into the music industry with the release of a single containing nothing but engine noise. ‘Jet Sounds,’ a pun on the Beach Boys’ 11th album Pet
The NTSB issued an update on Wednesday regarding the investigation into the July 7 near miss incident at San Francisco International Airport, in which Air Canada flight 759 landed on taxiway C, adjacent to runway
New York-based jetBlue has launched their return to Atlanta with a five-times daily service between Boston Logan and Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport. Atlanta is the airline’s 101st city within their network, the largest U.S. city
Wednesday marks the 30 year anniversary of the Airbus A320’s first flight, where it departed from Toulouse, France on a successful 3 hour and 23-minute test flight on a misty day over Europe. Pierre Baud,
“Once again challenge the status quo,” that’s what Jamie Perry, JetBlue’s vice president of brand and product development says the company is doing with its new interior design which is planned to start flying in
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.
Early Sunday morning, at approximately 12:40AM ADT, Air Canada flight 624, an A320 enroute to Halifax from Toronto, was involved in an accident while landing. The aircraft was registered as C-FTJP and is 23 years
Asia is the fastest growing aviation market in the world with passenger numbers and aircraft sales growing dramatically. At the core of the boom is the narrow body market that features two major competitors: the