Ampaire's Electric EEL, a modified Cessna 337. Photo: Ampaire

Electrifying Flight: Ampaire – Pioneering Electric Aviation

From canvas to composites, the airplane as we know it has been redefined throughout the history of flight. Yet, despite…

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…

IATA Moves to Have Age Limit For Pilots Removed

While the airline industry recovers from the drastic collapse in demand caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, airlines and airports worldwide are struggling to cope with the sudden uptick in demand…

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With the Designer: Virgin Atlantic Shows Off Innovative A330neo Cabins

Virgin Atlantic’s first Airbus A330neo is preparing to touch down in the U.K. this September. The arrival of the first aircraft will mark a major milestone in the carrier’s fleet…

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…

Airports

Panamá Pacífico International Airport Resumes Operations

On Thursday, Panamá Pacífico International Airport (BLB) resumed commercial operations, following the completion of the renovation works on its passenger terminal. The facility had been closed in March 2020, as a consequence of the COVID-19…

Beijing Reopens Its Doors to International Flights

On July 27, Lufthansa resumed its first Beijing flight, LH722, service from Frankfurt. The flight has been suspended for 907 days due to the pandemic. Lufthansa previously served the one-way flight from Beijing to Frankfurt,…

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Aegean Airlines Consolidates Network, Adds New Emirates Codeshare Agreement

On Monday, Greece's flag carrier Aegean Airlines signed a codeshare partnership agreement with the national airline of the Arab Emirate of Dubai, Emirates. Aegean Airlines, through this deal, has thus…

IATA Moves to Have Age Limit For Pilots Removed

While the airline industry recovers from the drastic collapse in demand caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, airlines and airports worldwide are struggling to cope with the sudden uptick in demand…

Spanish easyJet Pilots Begin the First of Three Strike Periods Called for…

The Spanish Airline Pilots Union (Sindicato Español de Pilotos de Líneas Aéreas – SEPLA)  began on Friday, the first of three 72-hour strike periods called for August. The measure will…

Sun Country Schedules First-of-its-Kind EAS Flight

In mid-July 2022, the Department of Transportation posted a document selecting Sun Country as the airline that will serve the Essential Air Service of Eau Claire in Wisconsin. When the…

Jet2.com Prepares for Upcoming Rise in Leisure Holiday Travel

Jet2.com — one of the U.K.'s prominent leisure carriers — is capitalizing on the rise of passenger demand by putting its 2023 and 2024 winter programs of flights and holiday…

Emirates To Introduces Third Daily Flights to Mauritius From October, Announces $2…

Due to increased travel demand to and from Mauritius, Emirates will boost connectivity to the island nation with additional evening frequency to Mauritius which will operate until January 31, 2023.…