Airlines

Emirates To Operate An All A380 and 777 Fleet

November 10, 2016 James Field

Emirates has been incrementally streamlining their fleet for a few years and now it comes to a conclusion. The airline has retired their last Airbus A330 aircraft (registered as A6-EAK) from operational service, which was

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SWISS Orders 10th Boeing B777-300ER

October 26, 2016 James Field

Swiss International Airlines and Boeing have confirmed a new deal for one additional Boeing B777-300ER (Extended Range) aircraft at a list price of $339.6 million. The airline has previously ordered nine of the aircraft type

Planes

Remembering a Legend: Joe Sutter

August 31, 2016 Matthew Garcia

The mastermind behind the Boeing 747, Joe Sutter, passed away on August 30th, 2016. Mr. Sutter left us at the age of 95 due to pneumonia complications. In a statement released by Boeing, Raymond Conner,

Airlines

Saying Goodbye to the Queen of the Skies?

July 28, 2016 Matthew Garcia

In a filing report released Wednesday, Boeing said they are considering the possibility of ending the 747’s life. The company stated, “If we are unable to obtain sufficient orders and/or market, production and other risk…It

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Alaska Airlines Adds Service from Newark

July 22, 2016 Tyler Tashji

Alaska Airlines announced today it will increase its presence in the New York City region with additional service to Newark’s Liberty International Airport. The airline currently serves Newark with two daily flights from Seattle and

Airlines

German Ryanair Bases and Pilot Homes Raided

July 5, 2016 James Dinsdale

UPDATE: Following the story coming to light, AirlineGeeks have been told that Ryanair has met with, and agreed to assist, the German tax authorities with their enquiry into a number of individual contractor pilots. The

College AvGeek Diaries

TRIP REPORT: Flying the 747 Domestically

June 10, 2016 Tyler Tashji

For the longest time, I have wanted to fly on the Boeing 747, commonly known as the ‘Queen of the Skies.’ When the opportunity came along to fly on this beauty on a domestic route,

Airlines

Vietnam Airlines to Fly 787 to Australia

March 11, 2016 Tyler Tashji

Vietnam Airlines, a member of the SkyTeam Alliance, announced that it will begin flying its Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner aircraft to Australia later this year. The airline currently operates a Boeing 777-200ER between Ho Chi Minh

Airlines

Is United Losing the Horse-Race?

March 10, 2016 Ashwin Jadhav

As CEO Oscar Munoz returns to work, one of the first issues he is being made to deal with is strong criticism from some of the board members. Expressing deep dissatisfaction with the direction of

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