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An Amazon Prime Air 767 touching down in Miami, similar to the aircraft that crashed. The aircraft involved in the incident had winglets. (Photo: AirlineGeeks | William Derrickson)

Amazon Prime Air Pilots Head to Seattle for Protest Outside Headquarters

The saga for cargo pilots flying under the Amazon Prime Air brand and their fight for increased working standards, benefits and wages continues as pilots employed by both Atlas Air and Abx Air took their fight to Amazon’s doorstep to make their voice heard. In a protest outside Amazon’s headquarters in Seattle, Wash. on Wednesday, the pilots made clear that they’re not afraid to speak out against the company. [caption id="attachment_25871" align="aligncenter" width="570"] Atlas Air, Southern Air and Abx Air…

Primera Air Announces New European Destination, Inaugurates Washington Service

Low-cost long-haul carrier Primera Air has announced a major route expansion to a new European destination just four months from beginning its inaugural transatlantic service from Europe to North America. The airline will now serve the city of Brussels, Belgium from three cities in the United States. Newark, Washington and…

TBT (Throwback Thursday) in Aviation History: Shuttle by United

The recession of the early 1990s brought about numerous problems for airlines in the United States. The financial struggles that plagued the country's airlines caused many to renegotiate contracts and cut costs to better compete with low-cost carriers. At United Airlines, the airline went into negotiations with its unions in…

Oasis in a Singed Land: Alberta’s Northern Gateway at Fort…

Situated in the secluded northern end of Alberta, the city of Fort McMurray has made itself known as being a working town, especially for local oil producing companies who make use of the Athabasca Oil Sands in the area. However, the woodlands of Alberta hit the town hard in 2016…

Delta Announces International Route Changes Following Similar American Announcement

Delta Air Lines announced Wednesday changes to their transatlantic route map and schedules, just a day after American announced a major update to its international route network. The announcement includes the addition of a new route, the increase in frequency on four routes and the cancelation of and two existing routes.…

United to Test Lie-Flat Seats Aboard 737 MAXs

As Chicago-based United Airlines anticipates the delivery of its 100 Boeing 737 MAX 10s, the carrier is evaluating the possibility of implementing lie-flat seats aboard the aircraft. United plans on using the MAX 10 on some of its longest domestic routes, mainly cross-country flights between Los Angeles, San Francisco, and…

Elite Airways Returns to Long Island While Frontier Enhances Florida…

Following a year and four-month long absence, Elite Airways has decided it will return to Long Island MacArthur Airport in Islip, New York with a twice-weekly flight to Melbourne, Florida and onward service to Bimini, Bahamas. The airline initially began serving the central Long Island airport in 2016 with flights…

American Adds Europe Flights, Reduces Asia Routes

Dallas/Fort Worth-based American Airlines has made a large route announcement involving added European service and modified Asia service. For Europe, American will add routes from their Charlotte, Dallas - Fort Worth, Chicago’s O’Hare, Philadelphia, and Phoenix hubs. While adding more European routes, the carrier is also reducing its Asian service…

Disappearing into the Desert: American Sends 8 Super 80s to…

As part of its efforts to fully retire its fleet of McDonnell Douglas MD-80s by 2019, American Airlines has sent 8 of its Super 80s, as the airline refers to them, to Roswell International Air Center today where they will be stored indefinitely. The aircraft all flew from Dallas, where…

Norwegian Air Argentina Is One Step Closer to Taking Off

In early 2017, Norwegian Air Shuttle announced its plans to start operating flights from Argentina as part of its aggressive expansion plan the airline has been putting in place in the last few years. Norwegian Air Argentina was granted permission to fly 153 routes, which were solicited to the Argentinean…