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State Series: New York

Since the creation of the first airport in 1909 by Wilbur Wright, cities in the United States have come together to create one of the most expansive airport systems in the world. Over the next few months, our writers have taken an in-depth look to see what airports each state has to offer, what its history entails, and what changes we can expect in the future that will continue to shape the airline industry. One of the most significant aviation-based areas in the United States is…

State Series: Illinois

Since the creation of the first airport in 1909 by Wilbur Wright, cities in the United States have come together to create one of the most expansive airport systems in the world. Over the next few months, our writers have taken an in-depth look to see what airports each state has to offer, what…

Name Game Series Finale: How Oceania Airlines Name Their Aircraft

This is part six of “The Name Game” series. For earlier parts, check out Part One,  Part Two, Part Three, Part Four, Part Five, and Part Six covering other major regions around the world.  No two aircraft are alike, and while every carrier can showcase this fact by slapping a registration number on…

State Series: California (Part Two)

This is part two of two for the state of California. Being the most populous state in the United States, California has a large demand for air travel. With a prime location on the West Coast along with popular destinations, the airports thrive off of high amounts of travel. PRIMARY…

State Series: Hawaii

Since the creation of the first airport in 1909 by Wilbur Wright, cities in the United States have come together to create one of the most expansive airport systems in the world. Over the next few months, our writers have taken an in-depth look to see what airports each state has to offer, what…

TBT (Throwback Thursday) in Aviation History: Ozark Airlines/Great Plains Airlines

While Columbia, MO began to see route success with Trans World Airlines (TWA) in the 1990s, its local passengers struggled with high prices, leaving local resident William Stricker to take matters into his own hands. Stricker decided on buying the Ozark Airlines name, as well as two Dornier 328JET aircraft to start…

State Series: California (Part One)

This is part one of two for the state of California. Being the most populous state in the United States, California has a large demand for air travel. With a prime location on the West Coast along with popular destinations, the airports thrive off of high amounts of travel. PRIMARY…

Marking a Milestone: Alaska Airlines Finalizes Acquisition of Virgin America…

Alaska Air Group closed its acquisition of Virgin America Wednesday with an acknowledgment that the two airlines are very different and a pledge to become the west coast's premier carrier. “There’s no threat to Alaska today, but if we want to be here decades from now, we think we need…

State Series: Washington

Since the creation of the first airport in 1909 by Wilbur Wright, cities and states have come together to create one of the most expansive airport systems in the world. Over the next few months, our writers have taken an in-depth look at each state to see what airports it has…

State series: Minnesota

MAJOR AIRPORTS Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport (MSP) is a joint military-civil use airport. It is located in within 10 miles of both Minneapolis and Saint Paul, Minnesota. The airport is the third largest hub for Delta Airlines, and is also a hub for Sun Country Airlines.…