Airbus A319 first flight in new livery. Photo: Glenn Jacobson

Flying South: Australian Flights to Antarctica

For a land literally meaning 'southern', Australia isn't all that far south. Gaining its name from the mythical Terra Australis,…

Opinion: End of Testing Does Not Mean an End to…

With the U.S. government removing pre-departure testing for flights into the country, airlines and tour operators on both sides of the Atlantic are expecting a bumper summer. This comes as…

Opinion: Lowering Minimums and Raising Retirement Age Won’t Solve Pilot…

As travelers return to the skies, following the suppression of demand from the Covid-19 pandemic, airlines are facing a familiar challenge, a pilot shortage. Before the pandemic, airlines were already…

Korean Air to Recommence Three Long-Haul Routes in July

Korean Air announced Thursday that it will recommence three long-haul operation destinations from July. The South Korean carrier had suspended long-haul flights at the beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic over…

Editor's Pick

The Boeing 737-200 And the Start of the Jet Age in Indonesia

Lately, aviation enthusiasts have rarely seen Boeing 737-200 aircraft — easy to notice with a distinctive engine shape — crossing the Indonesian archipelago. The reason is that many national airlines…

More On JetBlue’s Strategic, Financial Rationale for Spirit Airlines Offer

On Tuesday, news leaked that JetBlue had made a $3.6 billion takeover offer for Spirit Airlines, the Miramar, Fla.-based ultra-low-cost carrier that in February agreed to terms for a merger…

Ten Days After the Fatal Crash of China Eastern MU5735, What Do…

On March 21, a China Eastern Boeing 737-800 crashed in mountains near Wuzhou, China. The aircraft, B-1791, was operating flight MU5735 from Kunming to Guangzhou. As of this moment, all…

Airports

Denver Opens New Commuter Gates

Denver International Airport is in the middle of a big expansion project adding tons of new gates to its existing concourses, and one such improvement is the new commuter airline gates. The new ground-level gates…

Canada Suspends Vaccination Mandate For Air Passengers

As the travel industry attempts to return to a semblance of normality after months of restrictions due to the COVID pandemic, each country tried to find its own way to deal with the situation balancing…

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Cathay Pacific Considers ‘Crucial’ Fleet Renewal

Hong Kong-based airline Cathay Pacific is considering a possible renewal of its fleet, especially to strengthen its short and medium-haul services, Bloomberg reported. A new dispute between Airbus and Boeing could…

A380 Superjumbo Makes Return as Travel Demand Skyrockets

When the COVID-19 pandemic struck the aviation industry in March of 2020, many carriers scrambled to send as many aircraft as they could to storage sites around the world in…

Iberojet Inaugurates Flights Between Barcelona and Cancún

At 10:08 p.m. local time on Sunday, the inaugural Iberojet flight arrived in Cancún from Barcelona. The first operation was carried out in an Airbus A330-300 belonging to Wamos, another Spanish…

Rome Fiumicino Airport Wins ACI Europe Best Airport 2022

Rome-Fiumicino International Airport located about 30 km west of the city center of Rome, the Italian capital, has been awarded the ACI Europe Best Airport Awards 2022, the fourth time…

Air India Considers Airbus A350 Order

As the Tata Group works on their reorganization of Air India, one important part of that is fleet planning. The current Air India fleet is a mixed bag of poorly…

Revived Jet Airways Goes on Hiring Spree

The Jet Airways entity is slowly rising up from the dead with the help of the Jalan Kalrock Consortium, the new owner of the airline and CEO Sanjiv Kapoor, an…