In 1944, Gordy Newstrom founded Mesaba Aviation for the purpose of transporting employees of the Blandin Paper Mill Company. It would not be long, however, until the small Minnesota-based company would expand to become a
Following the announcement of up to 2,900 planned job cuts to their 69,000 employee workforce, Air France officials had to be led away with police protection after angry riots led by airline colleagues. The incident
Finland’s flag carrier Finnair has seen its first Airbus A350-900 XWB embark on its maiden flight out of Toulouse. The aircraft, registered F-WZFM, took off at 11:20UTC on September 16th from Airbus’ headquarters in southern France before
On September 2, 2015, Singapore-based low-cost carrier, Scoot, announced they had officially transitioned to an all Boeing 787 fleet with the retirement of their last 777-200ER. The transition process has gone very quickly for Scoot
On Tuesday, Malaysia Airlines welcomed the formation of their new company, Malaysia Airlines Berhad. CEO Christoph Mueller walked through Kuala Lumpur International Airport, along with other staff members and senior managers, to mark the occasion.
At approximately 8:50 AM EDT, passengers flying on United began to report delays due to system issues. Later, United employees were able to confirm that the outage has to do with the computer and reservation
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
Whether or not early reviewers favorably view the Apple Watch, 2.3 million customers with pre-orders have left major international airlines competing to create the best app available for the new device. A long list including
Iceland Express was a discounted carrier that was based in Keflavik, Iceland with the purpose of giving Icelanders an alternate low-cost carrier besides the nation’s flag carrier Icelandair. Formed by the parent company Northern Travel
On the evening of Jan. 28, 2015, Skymark Airlines of Japan filed for bankruptcy protection in the Tokyo District Court, reporting 71 billion yen in liabilities The catalyst for this bankruptcy: an ambitious $1.7 billion
Continental, originally Varney Speed Services, started out like many airlines from the 1930s, carrying mail for the United States Postal service. With a focus on the Southwestern United States and new mail routes, Robert Six
Friday, Southwest Airlines announced in a press release the addition of 10 new nonstop destinations from Dallas Love Field. Beginning April 8, 2015, travelers through Dallas will have access to 43 destinations. “With these new
American Airlines has announced it will launch six new routes to the Caribbean, Latin America, and Mexico. These new routes will further bolster American’s already strong market to areas south of the United States. These
With the merger with US Airways, the “new American is arriving” with a very diverse and sizable combined fleet. Here, we take a look at American Airlines’ plans for 2015. American (Mainline) Airbus A319: American