JetSmart to Lease Five A320neos to Jump-Start Expansion

October 5, 2018

Indigo Partners’ South American ultra-low-cost venture JetSmart has announced an agreement with SMBC Aviation capital involving the lease of five A320neos that will help the firm catalyze its short-term expansion plan in the region. JetSmart is set

U.S. Congressional Bill Removes Restriction on Baggage Fees

September 22, 2018

U.S. airlines will be unrestricted with regard to baggage charges and change fees after a bill authorized by a congressional board removed a clause from the FAA reauthorization bill to mandate “reasonable and proportional” fees.

Air Albania: Europe’s Mysterious New Airline

September 16, 2018

While it remains a rare occurrence in Europe when a new flag-carrier emerges, on Friday, Sept. 14 Air Albania took its first steps towards entering regular service with the delivery of its first aircraft, an

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Omaha Airport Conducts Full-Scale Emergency Simulation

The Omaha Airport Authority (OAA) conducted its triennial full-scale emergency exercise on Saturday. The event simulated an airline Boeing 737 departure accident at Omaha’s Eppley Airfield with 74 passengers on board. For this year’s event,