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The interior of a Fly Louie King Air C90 operated by Reliant Air. (Photo: AirlineGeeks | Tom Pallini)

Fly Louie Expands Public Charter Service to Philadelphia

Highlighting on its popular Westchester-Nantucket route, public charter airline Fly Louie has announced limited service between Philadelphia and Nantucket. The destination is the airline’s most popular, as CEO Julia Takeda told AirlineGeeks in a March interview, making the expansion from the Massachusetts island the next logical step. While multiple commercial and private operators, including airlines such as Cape Air, American Airlines and JetBlue Airways service the New York-Nantucket market, none have provided Pennsylvanians with scheduled service to Nantucket from their…

Air Canada Extends 737 MAX Grounding into 2020

Air Canada has announced that it will be extending its 737 MAX cancellations until Jan. 8, 2020, now, despite turning a profit in the second quarter of 2019. The carrier is expecting the prolonged cancellations to impact its financials, with capacity declining by two percent during the third quarter of…

British Airways Fails to Block Upcoming Pilot Strike

British Airways has lost a court battle with a pilot union over the legitimacy of a potential strike over pilot pay. The injunction intended to block a planned walkout by up to 93 percent of the union members, which totals around 4,000 pilots. The British Airline Pilots Association (BALPA) announced…

Qantas Celebrates 60 Years of Jet Service

On July 29, 1959, a Qantas Boeing 707 took off from Sydney's Kingsford Airport bound for London, New York and San Francisco via Nadi and Honolulu, becoming the first commercial transpacific flight operated by a jet airliner. Nowadays, the Australian flag carrier serves each destination with their own routes daily…

700th Delta Aircraft with Seatback Entertainment Screens Takes Off

Delta Air Lines is doubling down on the passenger experience. After the carrier's choice to invest in an improved onboard experience for international economy class passengers, the Atlanta-based carrier continues with its roll-out plan to equip more and more aircraft with seatback screens to deliver its Delta Studio in-flight entertainment.…

Air France Adds Airbus A220 to Fleet, Details A380 Retirement…

In a long-awaited decision, Air France has selected the Airbus A220-300 to replace its A318/A319 fleet. The company committed to a firm order of 60 aircraft, with an additional 30 purchase options and 30 acquisition rights. September 2021 is the set date of delivery and entry into service. This aircraft…

Flying Onboard a Boeing 737 Full of Veterans to the…

Airlines often find ways to give back to their respective communities. It is certainly not uncommon to see a carrier donate a few thousand dollars to an aviation educational program or give back to a community in need. While some may be tax write-off or the idea from a public…

First Look: Onboard British Airways’ New A350-1000

After a delayed delivery, British Airways finally received its first Airbus A350-1000 on Saturday, the longer variant of the two A350 types available. On Monday, AirlineGeeks got to look around the new aircraft and speak to some of the people who helped to bring new features, including the Club Suite,…

Cabo Verde Airlines Announces Route to Washington

Cabo Verde Airlines, the national flag carrier of Cape Verde archipelago, has announced a network expansion that will include nonstop service to Washington Dulles International Airport with a thrice weekly frequency. The route will be operated by the carrier's Boeing 757-200 fleet and the flights will depart Ilha de Sal…

How Alternative Payment Gives Airlines a Way to Fight Credit…

As the digital market continues to expand and airlines look to increase their brand through online platforms, the ability for companies to get hurt by credit card fraud has damaged their profits and forced some to abandon their internet presence altogether. While every airline must fight this issue in their…