On Tuesday, Ryanair announced its first half (H1) results, reporting increased revenue and passenger numbers compared to the same period last year. This is despite controversies earlier this year when a number of flights were
This weekend has been a weekend of lasts. Throughout the world, multiple aircraft have flown their final flights for their respective airlines. Some are giants, known all over the world for their size and ability.
The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, more commonly referred to as the NAACP, is currently in a battle with American Airlines over alleged racist and discriminatory incidents. On Tuesday, the organization, self-described
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 Thursday, the Airbus A330neo underwent its maiden voyage departing from the airframer’s headquarters in Toulouse, France. Powered by two Rolls-Royce Trent 7000 engines, capable of delivering 72,000 lbs of thrust, the twin-variant aircraft became airborne from
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.
On Monday, two aircraft manufacturing giants, Airbus SE and Bombardier Inc., announced their partnership to manufacture and sell Bombardier’s newest line of aircraft, the C Series. This is the first partnership on a new aircraft
On Thursday, Boeing rolled the first passenger 787-10 out of the paint shop in North Charleston, S.C. painted in the livery of launch customer, Singapore Airlines. The first 787-10 is expected to be delivered to
In 1978, Congress passed the Airline Deregulation Act, which, at its core, allowed airlines near total freedom when deciding which domestic routes to operate and how much to charge customers for those routes. This meant
United is giving employees and retirees one last chance to say goodbye to the 747. Beginning on October 12, the Chicago-based airline will operate a series of 747 flights around their hubs to celebrate the
At 6:54 a.m. Central Time on Tuesday, United Airlines flight 2757 took off from Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport bound for San Juan, Puerto Rico. When the Boeing 777-300ER touched down at 12:14 p.m. local time,
More than 200 lives were lost and hundreds of millions of dollars in damage was done on Tuesday after an earthquake struck Mexico City. The earthquake also shook the airline industry as dozens of flights
The Geneva-headquartered World Trade Organization’s appellate body on Monday announced the repeal of a November decision that had ruled tax incentives Boeing was receiving for keeping the 777X plant in Washington state were illegal. The
Hurricane Harvey made landfall in southeast Texas over the weekend causing widespread destruction and disruption, along with disrupting thousands of flights across the country. The storm made landfall as a category four storm, with winds
United Airlines on Thursday announced they would begin service to Everett, Washington’s Paine Field airport beginning in fall 2018. The airline said they would offer six daily flights to the airport from its hubs in