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Interview: United Aviate Academy CEO On Solving Challenges Facing Airlines…

The aviation industry has been plagued by several massive schedule disruptions in the past year, as airlines have been caught…

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…

Opinion: Qantas – Is It Really the Spirit of Australia?

Airlines have one thing in common: they are far from perfect. But when a flag carrier makes headlines for one fault after another, does it deserve that esteemed position? Over…

Republic Airways Requests Exemption From 1,500-Hour Rule To Address Pilots…

The airline industry has been worrying for many years about a possible upcoming shortage of pilots to fly all the aircraft needed to cover the networks of all carriers. With…

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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…

A Brief Intro to ADS-B, the Technology that Makes Planes Visible to…

The Russian invasion of Ukraine has set the world on edge. People are tuning in to minute-by-minute updates of what’s happening on the ground. Avgeeks, while keeping up with the…

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Frontier Airlines Leaves Delaware Without Commercial Air Service

After making the headlines for its attempt to merge with Spirit Airlines, Denver-based low-cost carrier Frontier Airlines is in the news for announcing the termination of the only commercial service in the state of Delaware.…

Peruvian Government Works to Improve Airports in Northern Peru

Aeropuertos del Perú (AdP), a concessionaire of 12 airports in Peru, announced the beginning of works at Piura airport and revealed the work progress at the Chiclayo airport. Piura’s Airport Project AdP signed the contract…

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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, it was the last southern frontier in a world nearly…

IAG Finalizes Agreement For Up To 150 Boeing 737 Aircraft

International Airlines Group (IAG) has announced on Thursday that they have reached an agreement with Boeing to order 25 737-8200 and 25 737-10 aircraft. The announcement also advises that the…

Tibet Airlines A319 Skids Off Runway

On May 12, a Tibet Airlines Airbus A319 performing the Chinese domestic flight TV9833 from Chongqing to Linzhi skidded off the runway after aborting its take-off. The aircraft was severely…

FAA Clears 52 United 777-200’s to Fly, Bolstering Airline’s Fleet Before Busy…

United Airlines said on Tuesday that the Federal Aviation Administration has cleared 52 of United’s Boeing 777-200 aircraft operating with Pratt & Whitney PW400 engines after over a year of…

ATR Announces Next Generation EVO Aircraft

French regional aircraft manufacturer ATR announced on Wednesday its plans for the development of a next-generation version of their best-selling turboprop aircraft. Through the addition of hybrid technology, the aircraft looks…

Australia’s Central Coast Airshow Captivates Crowds

During the weekend, on May 14 and May 15, the small airport of Warnervale, Australia on the Central Coast transformed into "AvGeek" paradise as the Central Coast Airshow came to…