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The economy cabin on United's 777-300ER (Photo: Alex Navitsky | AirlineGeeks)

The Big Three U.S. Carriers and Their 777 Seating Arrangements

Since United’s recent delivery of their new 777-300ER, the 777 has once again been put into the spotlight. While the variant first took flight in 2003, United has brought it back anew. Back in 1995, United was the launch customer of the 777, so it is only fitting the carrier that started it all is changing how the aircraft flies again. The Boeing 777-300ER is a game changer for United; its higher capacity and longer range enables the airline to…

Argentina Will Finally Get Its First Low-Cost Carrier Starting in…

Beginning in September, travelers in Argentina will have a new option when it comes to budget travel. The nation of 44 million people currently has two main methods of domestic travel; state-run Aerolineas Argentina and buses. But, Argentina’s government has announced that it will now allow the country’s first budget…

Norwegian Reports Strong Growth for February, Preps for 737 MAX…

Europe's largest low-cost carrier Norwegian has reported sizable growth in February. This comes after they reported large growth in 2016.  In a statement, the airline reported a total of 2,090,343 passengers in February alone, which has given them a passenger increase of 218,947 from the same period in February 2016.…

Frontier Announces Expansion in Las Vegas and Colorado Springs

On Tuesday, Denver-based Frontier Airlines announced a sizable network expansion at both Las Vegas and Colorado Springs. The company outlined eleven new routes, with seven at Colorado Springs, five of which will be seasonal, and four at Las Vegas.  Currently, the airline serves three routes from Colorado Springs and sixteen…

France Faces Air Traffic Control Woes Following Strike

This week could be a hectic for air travel in France, more specifically in the southern and western regions of the country. There is an air traffic control strike planned from March 6 to March 10, and it could affect over one-third of flights in the country. The French civil…

Changi Airport Inches Closer Towards Terminal 4 Launch

After reaching an all-time high of 58.7 million passenger movements in 2016, Singapore’s Changi Airport has its sights set even higher for 2017 with the introduction of a new terminal. Simply labeled as “Terminal 4,” this new area will allow for an additional capacity of 16 million passengers, funneled through a…

This Week in 5 #AvGeek Photos

A photo is a thousand words. An aviation photo can serve as a testament to the essence and magic of flight while also telling a story. Each week, the AirlineGeeks team compiles five aviation photos that tell a story and capture the uniqueness of flight. Houston-based photographer Gerald (@gfb.avphoto) photographed…

Blue Air Boosts Liverpool Partnership With Special Paint Scheme

Romanian carrier Blue Air has unveiled a brand new livery on one of their Boeing 737-800s to boost current partnership growth with Liverpool Airport. The design for the livery was hosted via a competition in which the general public could participate. This competition was following news back in October 2016…

Delta Introduces Updated Boarding Process in Atlanta

Delta Air Lines is changing things up at their hub airport in Atlanta. The major air carrier has started testing an updated boarding process at five gates in the B concourse of Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport. If all goes well, the process could expand to other airports across the country.…

Remembering The Pope’s Flight To America

The Vatican City does not have a specific aircraft designated for the Pope, meaning he usually relies on a chartered Alitalia aircraft. However, when Pope Francis visited the United States back in September of 2015, American Airlines was the lucky airline chosen to fly the Pope around the country. The airline…