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An Interview With Christine Negroni, Author of “The Crash Detectives”

Earlier this week, we had the pleasure to speak with Christine Negroni the author of Deadly Departure and newly released The Crash Detectives. Negroni is a contributor to ABC News and the New York Times covering all things aviation. Starting by covering TWA flight 800 for CNN, Negroni evolved into a true AvGeek and was nice enough to share some of her stories with us. In her books, Negroni discusses the investigation of TWA flight 800 as well as the…

Air Canada Increases International Network By Adding Six New Destinations

This morning, Air Canada announced the growth of their route network through the addition of six new destinations. The new nonstop routes, all with a launch date in summer of 2017, will be from three of their four hubs. The routes include Toronto to Mumbai, Berlin, Montreal to Algiers and…

TBT (Throwback Thursday) in Aviation History: Air Midwest

Throughout its long history, Air Midwest flew turboprops on shorter routes not acceptable for larger jet aircraft. Founded in May of 1965 in Wichita, Kansas by Gary Adamson, originally called Aviation Services, Adamson used a single Cessna 206 to transport remains between mortuaries. In 1967, the carrier moved into scheduled…

Germanwings 9525: A Lesson On the Importance of Pilot Mental…

On March 24, 2015, the world watched as images showed an airplane in pieces on the side of a mountain in the southern region of France. The early details were sketchy and the cause appeared to be a long way from being known. The world was only just being introduced…

Growth in Havana: Alaska Airlines Announces New Route to the…

Beginning on January 5, 2017, Alaska Airlines will operate daily nonstop service to Havana, Cuba from Los Angeles, California. The new service is among the first to the island in over 50 years, and is the first nonstop route from the West Coast. For passengers, the new service allows for…

Bombardier CS300 Commences European Route Proving Tour

On September 27th, the first Bombardier C Series CS300 for airBaltic kicked off its commercial adventure with the first CS300 landing at Riga, Latvia. The aircraft will be based in Riga and will operate short and medium-haul flights between the airline’s hub and various destinations such as Vilnius, Lithuania, Tallinn,…

LOUNGE REVIEW: Cathay Pacific’s First and Business Class Lounge at…

While I was sad to be leaving one of my new favorite cities, Hong Kong, I was extremely excited to try out Cathay Pacific’s recently renovated lounge, [italic]The Pier[/italic]. While the final touches were finished six months ago, the lounge has already won an award for being the best first…

Saudia Goes Big With Fleet Modernization Effort

Jeddah based airline, Saudia, has announced a new order for 63 additional aircraft to be added to their fleet as part of a fleet expansion and modernization effort. The Minister of Transport and Saudi Arabian Airlines Chairman of the Board, Mr Sulaiman Alhamdan, announced the approval by Saudia’s board of…

Second A350-1000 Test Aircraft Rolls Out of Paint Shop

Airbus has rolled out the second A350-1000 test aircraft from their paint shop in Toulouse, France, featuring Airbus’ signature carbon fiber themed livery, which reflects the advanced composite design implemented on the company’s latest aircraft. Composite materials make up over 50 percent of the airframe, the symbolic livery is featured…

Jet2 Increases Growth in Southern England, Announces London Service

UK carrier Jet2 has announced that it will begin operations from London Stansted in March 2017. The Leeds-based airline is growing its market in Southern England after operating out of most of the Northern hubs across the UK, Northern Ireland, and Scotland. The move is significant for Jet2 and London Stansted Airport,…