On February 1, 2016, passengers in economy were greeted with a new tasty treat. The reintroduction of free snacks on United Airlines began with the serving of complimentary stroopwafels. These morning snacks will be served on flights within
Hong-Kong based Cathay Pacific has unveiled that Dragonair will soon be rebranded as Cathay Dragon, leading into “a new era of opportunity and growth.” The rebranding of the low-cost subsidy is aimed at capitalizing on
Ethiopian Airlines will restart service to New York City-JFK after a 12-year absence. Service will begin in June 2016 using the airline’s Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner aircraft, which has 24 seats in business class and 246
The latest body to be discovered in the wheel well of an airliner occurred on January 11th at Paris-Orly Airport. An unidentified male’s body was discovered during maintenance operations on an Air France Boeing 777.
Yesterday, AirlineGeeks broke the news involving Emirates adding its double-decker Airbus A380 service to Washington Dulles. However, what the headlines don’t tell is that this interesting move by Emirates isn’t just another expansion route, but
On January 11, 2016, All Nippon Airways became the first airline to complete 100,000 flights in the Boeing 787 Dreamliner. Upon arrival at Sea-Tac International Airport, the milestone flight was celebrated with a special gate ceremony.
Emirates plans to upgrade their Dubai (DXB) to Dulles (IAD) route to an A380. This upgrade will take effect on February 1st, 2016. The carrier decided to upgrade the aircraft in order to accommodate increased passenger
The final report into Indonesia’s Air Asia Flight QZ8501 from Surabaya, Indonesia to Singapore highlighted a lack of “decisive” control from the aircraft’s captain as the reason to why the Airbus A320-200 stalled 11 miles
After years of economy passengers onboard United going without free snacks, the airline has announced that it will be reinstating the service. They will begin offering snacks for all travelers this upcoming February in hopes
Emirates has announced its plans to retire over 50 airplanes over the next three years as part of a fleet modernization program aimed at reducing the current fleet’s average age. The Dubai based carrier will
On October 31st at 04:13 UTC, Flight 7K9268 operated by an Airbus A321-200 (EI-ETJ) for Metrojet between Sharm el Sheikh to St Petersburg carrying 217 passengers and 7 crew, disappeared from radar while over the
On October 29th, Dynamic Airways flight 405 suffered an engine fire while taxiing at Fort Lauderdale–Hollywood International Airport. The Boeing 767-200, with 101 passengers and crew on board, was preparing for a 12:30 p.m. ET
At around 08:00 UTC, reports surfaced that a Russian airliner disappeared 23 minutes after departure from Egyptian radar whilst enroute from Egypt’s Sharm El- Sheikh to Russia’s St. Petersburg. The aircraft departed from Egypt at 03:51
US Airways officially ends service on October 17th, completing the carrier’s 76-year-old history. The Brand’s Rich History The brand’s legacy dates back to 1939 (hence the last flight’s number) when the airline, previously named Allegheny
It looks like it is over for Russia’s largest privately owned airline, Transaero, as the takeover by State-owned flag carrier Aeroflot has fallen through. Today, Transaero’s stocks plummeted by 53% to an all-time low, trading
At approximately 4:03 PM PST, a British Airways 777-200 (G-VIIO) aborted takeoff after a left engine fire at Las Vegas McCarran International Airport, according to the FAA. The FAA reported that the fire ignited shortly