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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…

Editor's Pick

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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First Scheduled 737 MAX Flights Set for Greenland

The country of Greenland currently doesn't see any service on anything larger than turboprop aircraft outside of its hometown airline Air Greenland, but that is all about to change come…

Livery of the Week: Alaska Honors Military Service

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…

Spirit Shakes-Up Summer Route Network

Ultra-low-cost carrier (ULCC) Spirit has announced a new route shakeup which will see the carrier cutting routes and adding new ones. Initially reported by Ishrion Aviation, the Mirimar, Fla.-based carrier…

AvWeb, Firecrown Debut New Aviation Storytelling Show

AvWeb and Firecrown are launching a new show called Inside Aviation. The program will delve into the diverse world of aviation, exploring various aspects and uncovering captivating stories that will…

TAP Air Portugal Announces Summer Route Additions

Portugal’s flag carrier, TAP Air Portugal, has announced in a press release issued on Thursday that the carrier will be adding 10 more frequencies weekly between Lisbon and North America,…

FAA Calls for Boeing Action Plan to Address Quality Issues

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) sharply criticized Boeing on Wednesday, demanding a comprehensive plan within 90 days to address "systemic quality-control issues" plaguing the aerospace giant. This comes after a…