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An Air Tahiti Nui 787-9 at Paine Field (Photo: AirlineGeeks | Katie Bailey)

A New Longest Flight in the World? Inside Air Tahiti Nui’s Rumored Nonstop Papeete-Paris Route

Despite being on the other side of the world from its home country, French Polynesia in the South Pacific is firmly part of France. A holdover from France’s colonial past, French Polynesia consists of over 100 islands, the most populous and well-known of which is Tahiti, all of which are part of France with French Polynesia being given the designation of an overseas country of the French Republic. Air Tahiti Nui, the main international and long-haul airline of French Polynesia,…

Air Europa Continues to Grow Latin American Market, Nears Long-Standing…

Over the past few years, Air Europa has been strengthening its route network between its hub in Madrid and Latin America, with flights to Guayaquil, Ecuador; San Pedro de Sula, Honduras and Cordoba, Argentina via Asuncion Paraguay, having been added in the last two years. The airline now flies to…

TBT (Throwback Thursday) in Aviation History: Western Airlines

Western Airlines had a long and storied history spanning six decades. Like many early airlines, the carrier was founded with a mail contract and tasked with transporting mail for the government. In the early days of aviation, the U.S. Postal Service helped to provide the founding of numerous airlines. The…

Norwegian Releases Shares in Hopes of Long-Term Sustainability

Norwegian’s troubled financial situation is no news; as its rapid transatlantic expansion that set pace for an increasingly dynamic and cost-driven market between North America and Europe is passing the bill with fierce competition, volatile fuel prices and underestimating demand, making its current business structure unsustainable. In an attempt of…

Air Namibia Outlines Expansion of Service

Air Namibia, the national airline of Namibia, has announced expansion both domestically and regionally. The new schedule will become effective March 30. The expansion will see an increase of service on several routes that see high levels of demand and frequencies are also being shifted to better meet the needs…

Airlines Continue to Enhance Premium Economy Offerings

Premium economy class is an interesting experience, the customers don’t need to go on a spending spree to enjoy better services, ample legroom, priority check-in and boarding, eligibility for using the lounge, along with even more hand luggage. British Airways has recently announced that they are giving a new experience…

Jet Airways Continues to Struggle with Cash Flow

In the ever-interesting Indian aviation industry, Air India shockingly hasn’t been the center of attention recently. One of the other near-bankrupt airlines is getting media attention for a new series of financial problems. This is after Etihad gave Jet Airways a $35 million cash infusion back in October 2018 and…

Manchester Airport Looks to Build New Private Terminal

Manchester Airport in the U.K. has recently announced plans for a private terminal to give passengers flying on commercial airlines the ‘private jet experience.' The new terminal, which will be called PremiAir, will be available to all passengers flying to or from the airport, with prices starting at 50GBP. PremiAir…

Interview: Talking with Volaris CEO Enrique Beltranena

Last year was an interesting year for Volaris, Mexico's largest low-cost airline, taking Aeromexico's domestic market crown after following through on a solid growth plan. A big part of that success comes directly as a consequence of Enrique Beltranena's leadership. Under Beltranena's command, Volaris has set the standard for Mexico's…

The Price is Right: How Airfare Works

Often we see passengers surprised with the fact that they are paying $700 for a 7 hours international flight and $500 for a 2 hours domestic flight. The average buyer tries to reason that an airline ticket price should be proportional to the duration of the flight. The confusion gets…