When thinking about Canadian aviation and the commercial airlines gracing the skies a few names instantly pop into mind. Those airlines generally include WestJet, Air Canada, Air Transat and a few others. However, starting July 25th, a “new” airline will be
United and the Association of Flight Attendants (AFA) announced today that it has reached an agreement for a flight attendant contract. Flight attendants at the airline currently operate under two contracts and therefore separate work
When the United States government signed a controversial agreement with Iran early this year, Boeing was anxious to take advantage of the opportunity. With many sanctions lifted, Iran was about to purchase aircraft from Boeing
Following the announcement that the British people have voted 52% to 48% to leave the European Union, the UK aviation sector has been reacting accordingly. The vote, followed years of pressure from the British people
Founded in 1947 as Rimouski Airlines, Canadian airline Quebecair took its name in 1953 when the company merged with Gulf Aviation, and would grow to serve numerous cities across Canada over the next several decades.
The Southwestern corner of the United States has become the retirement home to hundreds of old aircraft over the years, however, some airports outside of the mega graveyards in Arizona, California, and New Mexico have found a way
Since its first official departure on January 9th 1920, Sydney’s Kingsford Smith International Airport has grown to become the largest and busiest airport in Australia and one of the most popular destinations for aviation enthusiasts. When
Singapore Airlines has announced that they will start new service to San Francisco, California in October of 2016, allowing the airline to serve the United States for the first time since 2013. This announcement comes
Last week, the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) announced the allocations of routes to Cuba for non-Havana routes. Silver Airways, a regional carrier based in Florida, was awarded all routes in which they had applied. As of
With an expanding Indonesian economy in the early 2000s, the Indonesian aviation community saw quite a few new airlines arise, on of which was Adam Air. Adam Air was formed as a privately owned commercial
On June 6th the United States Department of Transportation approved six airlines to begin offering flights into Cuba. The U.S carriers that have been selected include American Airlines, JetBlue, Southwest, Sun Country, Frontier, and Silver Airways.
In late October 1994, a group of private investors founded British Mediterranean Airways (BMED) to operate services from the British Isles to the Mediterranean. The airline operated an Airbus A320 on a route from London’s
Hawaiian Airlines recently unveiled their newest Airbus A330-200, the first A330 in their fleet with their new upgraded premium cabin. In a press release from the airline, the new cabin is described as modern with
In efforts to lower emissions, airlines and biofuel companies have been testing new possibilities and pushing their limits to create cheaper jet fuel that’s safer for the environment. One airline has partnered with a biofuel
On June 8th, Russia’s Irkut rolled out its MC-21 single aisle aircraft inside a packed flight test hanger located in Irkutsk, the capital of East Serbia. Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev, who was in attendance
On June 7, 2016, Delta announced that beginning on May 25, 2017, they will start flights between New York JFK and Glasgow, Scotland. This service will be the only nonstop flight between the two cities.
The ability to stay connected while traveling is now a top priority for the airlines. Companies such as Gogo have been providing inflight internet service since 2008, starting with American Airlines and have expanded to
Southwest Airlines has filed an application with the United States Department of Transportation (DOT) to expand its flights to Mexico. The airline filed to begin service from Los Angeles to Cancun and San Jose del