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N871GA - an Allegiant MD-80 - touches down in Las Vegas (Photo: Eddie Maloney/Wikimedia Commons)

Allegiant Strands 200 Passengers in Las Vegas

Around 200 Allegiant Air passengers were stranded in Las Vegas on Sunday night after their outbound flight to Oklahoma City was cancelled and were told that the next flight would be on Thursday. After boarding the aircraft, passengers were deplaned due to mechanical issues with the airline's McDonnell Douglas MD-83. Passengers then received an email from the Las Vegas-based airline saying they would receive a check for $300 in the next seven to ten business days, and if they chose…

Alaska Airlines Likely to Stick With All-Boeing Fleet

After the completion of the Alaska Airlines and Virgin America merger, many travelers worried about their frequent flyer miles or if their city would still be served. However, the aviation enthusiasts wondered, what will Alaska do with all those Airbus aircraft that Virgin America currently operates? Bringing together an exclusively…

El Al Debuts First Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner With Full Paint…

El Al's first Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner made its livery debut on Tuesday at Paine Field after a short flight from the paint shop in Portland. The aircraft, 4X-EDA, arrived in Everett, Wash. with a full paint scheme after completing its first flight earlier this month. With a price tag of…

American Completes Two-Class Retrofits for Entire Boeing 777-200 Fleet

Gone are the days of three-class Boeing 777-200 aircraft at American Airlines. On Monday, the Fort Worth-based carrier said that there are no longer any 777-200s with a three-class configuration in operation. The carrier has been working to modernize its older fleet of 47 777-200s to align with new aircraft…

Qatar Airways Set to Launch Service to Canberra

Doha-based Qatar Airways has announced a new service to the capital city of Australia, Canberra. The new service, which is scheduled to start on Feb. 12, 2018, will not be a direct flight, but will instead route via Sydney, doubling the carrier’s current frequency to the hub. The new service…

Singapore Airlines Adds Premium Economy Product on San Francisco to…

On Friday, Singapore Airlines announced that it would be adding premium economy between San Francisco (SFO) and Hong Kong (HGK) on flights 1 and 2. This addition allows the carrier to offer premium economy to four of their U.S. gateways: New York, Los Angeles, Houston, and now San Francisco. Singapore’s…

The American Air Traffic Services Corporation: What’s In a Name?

After months of listening to the arguments of those for and against the privatization of air traffic control (ATC) in the U.S., June 27, 2017 saw the U.S. House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure approve a comprehensive FAA reauthorization package that includes the detail of the much-discussed proposal. In order to contribute to…

American, Delta, and Frontier Face Stiff Fines for Violating Consumer…

Three major airlines in the U.S., American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, and Frontier Airlines, have agreed to each pay thousands of dollars for failing to follow airline consumer protection rules. Each airline was fined for a slightly different reason according to the U.S. Transportation Department. American was fined $250,000 for…

Southwest Outlines Optimal Routes for Viewing Next Month’s Solar Eclipse

Southwest Airlines is offering passengers multiple opportunities to view the Great American Eclipse onboard its flights on Aug., 21, 2017. Yesterday marked the one-month countdown to the date of the eclipse that will be viewed from coast to coast. To help passengers experience the full effect of the eclipse, the…

Opinion: Frontier’s Evolving Strategy Lacks the Consistency to Succeed

Growing up, we have all seen someone who tries desperately to fit in, even if it means sacrificing their individuality along the way. In the aviation community, there seems to be no better example of this than Frontier Airlines. The Early Years The carrier was originally suppose to fill in…