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An Emirates Airbus A380 at Dubai International Airport (Photo: Hisham Qadri | AirlineGeeeks)

Photo Gallery: A Behind-the-Scenes Look Inside Dubai International Airport

Servicing more than 83 million people in 2016, and with access to over 240 destinations worldwide, Dubai International Airport has quickly grown to become one of the most high-profile airports in the world. When Dubai International opened its doors in 1960 not many would have expected this airport in the desert to surge to the status it has now, and with plans to reach over 100 million passengers a year by the end of the decade, Dubai is quickly becoming…

State Series: Utah and Wyoming

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…

Lufthansa “Not Interested in Being Another Player for Domestic Operations”…

German-based carrier Lufthansa on Monday announced it had no current intentions to venture into India’s domestic aviation market, one of the fastest growing airline industry hubs in the world. The comments come weeks after Qatar Airways announced it had plans to venture into the domestic airline business with as many…

Spirit Airlines Becomes Latest Airline to Drop Cuban Operations

On Friday, South Florida-based Spirit Airlines announced that they would be pulling service to Cuba, joining fellow ultra-low cost carrier Frontier Airlines and regional carrier Silver Airways in leaving the island nation.  Spirit's sole Cuban route between Ft. Lauderdale and Havana will end on May 31. Spirit’s flight to Havana…

Photos: Spirit A320neo Aircraft Grounded in Dallas Due to Engine…

When it comes to introducing new aircraft, both Airbus and Boeing have experienced issues in the past. This time, Spirit Airlines is having some problems with their brand new Pratt & Whitney PW1000G engines on the airline's Airbus A320neo aircraft. The airline currently has five A320neos in its fleet, however, two seem…

Norwegian: Will They Shuttle The World at Low-Costs?

Norwegian has grown much more than usual over the past 24 years by establishing themselves as a local airline turned big-hitter in the skies, not just in Europe but across the world. The airline's rapid growth and expansion into new markets has been very successful so far but the main…

The JetBlue Foundation Celebrates 2017 Grant Recipients with JFK Airport…

JetBlue Airways and The JetBlue Foundation chose the New York Hall of Science as the venue to present the thrusting of grants totaling $162,000 into the arms of six different aviation programs that all share the common goal of teaching science, technology, engineering, and math, to the fliers of tomorrow.…

A Success: The Boeing 737 MAX 9 Completes Maiden Flight…

On Thursday, Boeing's new 737 MAX 9 aircraft took to the skies for its first flight. Departing Renton Municipal Airport at 10:52 a.m., the newest addition to the MAX family departed for a two hour and 42-minute test flight before landing at Boeing Field at 1:34 p.m. Captain Christine Walsh and  Captain…

Overbooking: A Blessing and a Curse

When passengers boarded United Express flight 3411 from Chicago to Louisville, Kentucky on Sunday, they were most likely not expecting their short hop to become a subject of national media attention for the days to follow. On the flight, a man was asked by a United gate agent to vacate…

TBT (Throwback Thursday) In Aviation History: Texas International Airlines

Some states have been successful in creating airlines named after themselves. Hawaiian Airlines and Alaska Airlines are the two notable examples that operate and continue to grow and expand on a daily basis. Many other states in the past also operated their own air carriers that were either sold and…