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Lufthansa Connects Glasgow with Its Largest Hub

On Monday, Lufthansa commenced a new service between Frankfurt, Germany and Glasgow. The addition of the Frankfurt route will complement the five weekly flights the airline currently flies between Glasgow and Munich. Andreas Koester, Senior Director Sales UK, Ireland & Iceland, Lufthansa Group said, “This new daily service opens up a huge number of business and leisure opportunities to Scottish passengers. Not only does it provide access to one of Europe’s financial capitals, but it also introduces new options for…

Stansted to Become London’s Fastest Growing Airport in 2018

It's set to be a busy summer at London's Stansted (STN) Airport. Already the U.K.'s fourth busiest airport, passenger numbers are anticipated to rise by around 12 percent on 2017's figures, making it by far the capital's fastest growing airport. Despite actually being situated in the county of Essex, approximately…

LATAM Expands Its European Service with New Route to Rome

LATAM Airlines Brazil has inaugurated a new route between Sao Paulo (Brazil) and Rome, Italy, connecting Fiumicino Airport with Sao Paulo's Guarulhos, three times a week, following a press conference held last week in Brazil. Starting in July 2018, following governmental approval, the airline plans to make the flight a…

Mokulele Airlines Chosen to Serve Kalaupapa

Honolulu based Mokulele Airlines has been chosen by the Department of Transportation (DOT) to serve Kalaupapa, located on the island of Moloka’i. The route between Honolulu and Kalaupapa is an Essential Air Service route, a route where the airline normally receives a subsidy from the government to operate it. However,…

Government Consultation Set To Begin for the Future of UK…

As reported last week U.S. airlines are currently lobbying the U.S. government to rollback and review the more than 80 airline-related regulations which the Obama administration has introduced since 2008. A number of the regulations were implemented to protect consumers from practices related to ‘hidden’ or ancillary charges which masked…

Boeing Delivers Newest Member of 787 Dreamliner Family in North…

About a year after the 787-10's first flight, Boeing is delivering the latest member of the 787 family to Singapore Airlines. The aircraft is a game-changer for not only Singapore's fleet but also a stride forward for Boeing South Carolina. [caption id="attachment_11852" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] The first 787-10 completes its maiden…

7 Photos from Inside Boeing’s South Carolina Facility

Boeing is showing off their North Charleston, S.C. facility ahead of the first 787-10 Dreamliner delivery to Singapore Airlines on Sunday night. While the factory's size pales in comparison to its Everett counterpart, it is a powerhouse for 787 production, turning out roughly five aircraft each month. AirlineGeeks took an in-depth…

Qantas Launches First Europe-Australia Nonstop Flight

Sydney-based Qantas Airways on Saturday launched the first ever nonstop flight between Europe and Australia as the inaugural flight lifted off at 6:49 p.m. local time in Perth, Australia, bound for London. The Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner left the capital of Western Australia as Qantas flight 9, ready to take on…

American Airlines Says No to Airbus A330neo For Now

Airbus confirmed on Friday that they would not be able to compete with Boeing to win American Airlines’ next wide-body aircraft order. The Toulouse-based aircraft manufacturer told Bloomberg that it was unwilling to match the price which Boeing has offered to the airline. US Airways planned to replace its aging…

Ryanair and Air Europa: Closer Than Ever Before

In May 2017, Irish ultra-low-cost carrier Ryanair and Globalia Group's Spanish carrier Air Europa announced a partnership that would advance in phases towards an improved passenger experience. The goal was simple: to mutually benefit from the other company's route offerings. Now, that plan seems to be moving forward. Air Europa…