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United Celebrates 25 Years in Puerto Rico with Service Expansion

San Juan, Puerto Rico will see a sizable boost in passenger service from United Airlines. The boosted service will help with the increased demand to move temperature-controlled shipments by air. The increased flights from United also offer additional opportunities for tourism to Puerto Rico. Beginning on December 18, 2016, United will increase service to Luis Munoz Marin Airport from Newark Liberty International Airport. The route will increase from one flight a week to six times weekly, on widebody aircraft. The…

TBT (Throwback Thursday) in Aviation History: Maersk Air

With the cargo conglomerate A.P. Moller-Maersk Group already taking full advantage of shipping on land and sea in the 1960s, the carrier turned their attention to the sky. The company had previously invested in various carriers, specifically SAS and Danish Air Lines as a way to test their interest in…

State Series: South Carolina

South Carolina was the 8th State in the U.S and was admitted to the Union on May 23rd, 1788. In terms of the aviation industry in South Carolina, there is significant history as well as a significant future for the state. This state also has an aviation industry fueled by the Second…

The Race Across the Pacific

In the early 1980s, the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) began operating flights between Beijing and New York, San Francisco, and Los Angeles. These routes were the first between the nations operated by Chinese carriers. However, in 1988, the Chinese government split the CAAC into six separate airlines. Air…

United Suspends Newark to Newcastle Route

Newcastle Airport has been subjected to a huge blow in their international portfolio as United has announced that they will not be returning to the north eastern airport in 2017. The airline continued operations on the Newcastle-Newark service until September 6th. This means that the airline does not have an…

The September 11th Jetway Tributes

While it may seem like an ordinary part of airline travel, these jetways were the last part of their journey for those lost on 9/11. Over the fifteen years since the attacks, I steadily started noticing that they marked the gate of flight 93 with an American flag at Newark…

EASA Introduces a Roadmap to Simplify General Aviation

Declaring you’re a training organization as an individual or a flight club; no long processes of approval, extensive oversight, and complicated requirements; simply give an overview of your activities. According to EASA’s GA Roadmap, this should soon be possible. GA Roadmap is a EASA tool to take a step forward…

Flybe: Overcoming Turbulent Times

UK carrier Flybe has gone through a reasonably short period of turbulent times. Over the past three years, the airline's profit and revenue reports have been very altered. Following the appointment of Saad Hammad, the new CEO for Flybe, the airline has taken a very different approach to how the…

Royal Air Maroc Lanches Service to Washington-Dulles

Starting on September 8th, Morocco based Royal Air Maroc will operate three-times weekly service to Washington Dulles International Airport. Washington, D.C. is the airline's third North American destination along with New York (JFK) and Montreal (YUL). Royal Air Maroc will utilize their 787 Dreamliner on the new route. Flight 218…

American Outlines Major Changes to Route Network

On Thursday, American Airlines released a revised schedule featuring new routes, station closures, and route cancellations. These changes reflect the airline's modernization and growth efforts. In an internal statement, American announced five new routes from Chicago-O'hare, Dallas, and Miami: DFW - Amsterdam (Seasonal: May-September) DFW - Rome (Seasonal: May-September) DFW…