American Airlines has announced that it plans to completely retire its MD-80 fleet in 2019. The MD-80 has been one of the workhorses of the American Airlines fleet, operating countless short-haul domestic and international routes
After departing Seoul-Incheon Airport one last time, United Airlines flight 892 touched down at 11:00 a.m. on Sunday at San Francisco International Airport. The arrival of this flight marked the last international regularly scheduled flight
On Friday, the final Air Berlin flight departed Munich bound for Berlin. The airline had recently declared bankruptcy, causing them to cease operations. The final flight, Air Berlin 6210, was operated by an Airbus A320,
On Monday, Boeing finalized a previously announced deal with Singapore Airlines, valued at $13.8 billion. Boeing CEO Kevin McAllister and Singapore Airlines CEO Goh Choon Phong, who announced the deal back in February, finalized the
On Monday, Boeing and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, or MHI, announced an agreement aimed at reducing the cost of production and joint studies regarding advanced aero structure technologies, according to Boeing. “This agreement advances the strong
Atlanta-based Delta Air Lines has announced that they plan to remain committed to their order of 75 CS100 aircraft from Canadian aircraft manufacturer, Bombardier, after recent events involving complaints from Boeing and proposed tariffs to
Like many AvGeeks, I’ve always been attracted to oddities in the aviation industry. Alaska Airlines’ Boeing 737-400 Combi, short for combination, was, possibly, one of the last true aviation oddities in the U.S. Sadly, the
Alitalia today confirmed that it has received seven offers for part or all of the company. The airline entered formal bankruptcy proceedings in May, with the deadline for formal offers to purchase passing on Monday evening.
For years now, enthusiasts, frequent fliers, and the airline industry as a whole have been speculating that Southwest Airlines would at some point commence service to Hawaii, the U.S. state located 2,390 miles from California.
On Saturday, American Airlines was able to host their employees and families at the Tulsa Maintenance Base for family day festivities. At the day-long event, the airline showed off its new 737 MAX aircraft, which
With the shutdown of Monarch Airlines on Monday, many other European airlines have seen direct effects already taking place. While it is never good to see an airline shutdown, benefits can be seen for other
Boeing has confirmed that its first 787-10 model, which will be flown by Singapore Airlines, has rolled off the production line at its Final Assembly Facility in North Charleston, South Carolina. Due for delivery in
The state-owned flag carrier based in Doha, Qatar Airways, announced that it has finalized a deal with Sardinia-based airline Meridiana, to purchase a 49 percent stake in the Italian carrier, while Meridiana’s parent company will
Starting in Spring of 2018, China Airlines will be the first carrier to offer transpacific flights from Ontario International Airport. Four weekly flights will be flown between Taiwan and the Southern California airport, onboard the
At the Boeing Everett Delivery Center on Monday, Qatar Airways received its first of two Boeing 747-8F freighter aircraft. The delivery ceremony was attended by Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive His Excellency Mr. Akbar Al
Boeing and Turkish Airlines have jointly announced an order for 40 787-9 Dreamliners. The new order has a bill totaled at nearly $11 billion. “The 787 Dreamliner is the most technologically advanced airplane in the
The Boeing 737 MAX is seen by many as the future of the narrowbody market, along with Airbus’ A320neo family. However, it seems that the MAX may be filling a different role: nonstop trans-Atlantic flights.