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Onboard the Successful Hawaiian Airlines Texas Flight

Hawaiian Airlines touched down in Texas for the first time in April 2022, connecting Austin with the Aloha state. The…

Ongoing Aviation Labor Disputes Could Put White House in a…

In September, Joe Biden made history by being the first sitting U.S. president to join a picket line of auto workers who were on strike in Michigan. “You’ve heard me…

Opinion: Accessibility Is Coming To Aviation. It’s About Time.

Over the summer, two major developments in disability accessibility were announced by American carriers. In early June, Delta Air Lines announced that one of its subsidiaries is developing a seat…

Analysis: Chinese Carriers Double Down on the Middle East

Abu Dhabi welcomed its first Chinese carrier in a decade; Doha welcomed its first-ever Chinese airline last year; Cairo welcomed back Hainan and China Eastern, who have not served the…

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AirlineGeeks Year in Review: 2023

Undoubtedly, 2023 was another historic year for the aviation industry. On a global scale, airlines continued to blossom again following turbulent COVID-19 times. With vaccine availability increasing around the world,…

Why JSX Thinks It Is the Right Fit for Small Community Air…

So-called semi-private carrier JSX is looking at the next evolution of its business strategy. Following a commitment for over 300 hybrid-electric aircraft from three different manufacturers, the Dallas-based carrier is…

Analysis: French Government Raises Airline Taxes

The French government has announced plans to raise airline taxes to fund railways. The tax will apply to first-class and business-class tickets. The new taxes are part of France’s efforts…

Airports

U.K. Airports Could Miss The Deadline To Install New Scanners

U.K. airports could fall short of upgrading their screening equipment by June 1. As a result, Britons and travelers around the world won't see speedier queues at the security checkpoints. Back in 2022, the U.K.…

Silver Airways Restarts West Palm Beach

Florida-based Silver Airways has announced plans to reintroduce service to West Palm Beach. Silver has not flown to the airport in a few years as Palm Beach is relatively close to its home airport in…

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Analysis: Chinese Carriers Double Down on the Middle East

Abu Dhabi welcomed its first Chinese carrier in a decade; Doha welcomed its first-ever Chinese airline last year; Cairo welcomed back Hainan and China Eastern, who have not served the…

Flydubai Reports Record-Setting Profitability in 2023

One of the biggest carriers in the Arabian Gulf region, Dubai-based flydubai, recently announced its full-year results for 2023. The airline reached and surpassed its records in all key areas.…

Sun Country Announces New Routes

Minneapolis-based ultra-low-cost carrier Sun Country has announced two new routes from its Minneapolis/St.Paul hub. The carrier will offer routes from Minneapolis to Monterey and Manchester-Boston Regional Airport. Flights to each…

Trip Report: Icelandair Saga Premium from Copenhagen to Iceland

Icelandair serves many destinations in North America, and even more in Europe. The airline offers an extensive stopover program that allows people the chance to fly from Europe to North…

Livery of the Week: Sun Country Goes From Bland to Bold

Editor’s Note: AirlineGeeks is excited to launch our ‘Livery of the Week’ series. Every Friday, a team member will share an airline livery, which can be from the past, present, or even…

Delta Plans New Seasonal Route to Brisbane

On Friday, Delta announced the launch of a new seasonal route between Los Angeles and Brisbane (BNE) in Australia. The service is scheduled to begin on Dec. 4, 2024, and…