South African Airways is yet again looking for help as the airline attempts to get out of its financial hell hole from years of being unprofitable. The carrier, who has taken numerous government cash injections
Shanghai Airlines celebrated the delivery of its first Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner and 100th airplane from Boeing on Friday. The new plane delivered to Shanghai Airlines marks the airline’s 100th plane in service, and a special
The new longest flights in the world are not far off for Singapore Airlines, as the carrier took delivery of the world’s first Airbus A350-900ULR, which stands for Ultra-Long-Range, on Sept. 22. “This is a
In 1946, Cathay Pacific Airways was founded by a small group of Australian and British pilots and investors looking to bring air service to the territory then leased to the United Kingdom. After one of
Cathay Pacific launched its longest route to date on Saturday to Washington Dulles International Airport in Virginia. The flight was a major milestone for both the airline and airport, as Cathay inaugurated its first long-haul
U.S. airlines will be unrestricted with regard to baggage charges and change fees after a bill authorized by a congressional board removed a clause from the FAA reauthorization bill to mandate “reasonable and proportional” fees.
The European Commission has intervened in the wage conflict at Irish low-cost-carrier Ryanair. The airline is being requested to apply European Union (EU) lawfully and across its operations and to offer local contracts to local
Word broke on Thursday of Emirates potentially acquiring Etihad, a piece of news that seems to re-appear every few months. Both airlines are state-owned by different emirates in the UAE. Emirates is owned by the
Mohawk Airlines was founded in 1945 as Robinson Aviation. Its founder, C.S. Robinson, was an aerial photographer and conducted the airline’s first flight on April 6. The airline was based in Ithaca, New York and started
United announced that it will begin flying Boeing 787s from its Newark base next year. The airline previously used this model from its bases in Houston, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Washington Dulles to several
Airlines have long struggled to come up with an efficient way to board an aircraft and the boarding process can be the source of many passenger complaints as crowds of passengers clog the boarding lanes.
Arizona is a popular destination for retirees due to its consistent hot temperatures and idyllic, picturesque scenery. However, the latest retiree to change its residency to Arizona wouldn’t be a 65-year old senior citizen, but
European ultra-low-cost airline EasyJet welcomed over 330,000 passengers onboard its flights on Friday, September 14, marking the busiest day in the airline’s history. More than 1,900 flights took off across its network. Over half of
Lufthansa has announced they will serve fresh draft beer from kegs for the first time in 50 years as a way to celebrate Oktoberfest. Oktoberfest is an annual beer drinking festival held in Munich, Germany
At the Future Travel Experience Global Awards on Monday in Las Vegas, Nevada, Emirates Airline walked away with the top award for their newly-debuted first class suites found on its Boeing 777 aircraft. The product
While it remains a rare occurrence in Europe when a new flag-carrier emerges, on Friday, Sept. 14 Air Albania took its first steps towards entering regular service with the delivery of its first aircraft, an