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Boarding the BOAC retro 747 (Photo: AirlineGeeks | Ryan Ewing)

Trip Report: Flying First Class in Seat 1A on a British Airways 747 from Washington…

There is undoubtedly something special about flying on a Boeing 747. In one sense, it’s like taking a ride on a piece of history as the jet is not only aesthetically pleasing but also an emblem of ingenuity. The Queen of the Skies, as the aircraft is affectionately known, is by far the most easily recognizable airplane in the skies today. En route to the delivery of Japan Airlines' first Airbus A350-900 XWB in Toulouse, I had the opportunity to…

British Airways’ First A350 is One Step Closer to Delivery

The first Airbus A350-1000 XWB for British Airways took to the skies over France for its maiden flight. The aircraft to be registered as  G-XWBA, though currently as F-WZFH while under Airbus testing, took off on Monday around 11:20 a.m. from Airbus' facility at Toulouse Blagnac Airport and underwent a…

America’s New Trainer: The Boeing T-X Completes EMD Test Flight…

On July 1, Boeing’s latest military aircraft, the Boeing T-X, soared over the skies of St. Louis on its first official Engineering and Manufacturing Development (EMD) flight test. Although the Boeing T-X first flew over two years ago in December 2016, this recent flight marks the next step towards ensuring…

Trip Report: A St. Louis Stop on Southwest

After publishing a Southwest trip review in 2015 based on my flights from St. Louis to Orlando, I assumed I wouldn’t need to go back and write another report of ‘The Symbol of Freedom.' Simply put, a Southwest experience is fairly similar for most routes. However, recent changes in Southwest’s…

Jet Airways Employees Attempt to Buy the Airline

The dust really hasn’t settled for Jet Airways. The former carrier spent a considerable portion of the past few years in death throes until it was finally grounded this past April. The airline was doing nothing but burning cash at an alarming rate concerning investors such as Etihad and various…

Man Falls from Kenya Airways Aircraft Prior to Landing

A man has fallen from an inbound Kenya Airways flight to London Heathrow Airport in a suspected stowaway incident. The body of the deceased was found in the garden of a house in Clapham, South London, on Sunday, June 30. Although authorities are not treating the death as suspicious, a…

China Airlines Adding Airbus A350 to Its LAX Service

Taiwan's China Airlines will soon be flying its Airbus A350-900XWB jet between Taoyuan Airport and Los Angeles (LAX), complementing the Boeing 777-300ER jet currently flying the route. China Airlines expects to start serving LAX non-stop with the A350 beginning Oct. 27, 2019. However, once the A350 begins flying to LAX,…

What Comes Next in American Airlines-Mechanics Dispute

A trial slated to begin July 1 is set to put an end to the months-long dispute between American Airlines management and mechanics, represented by the Transport Workers Union and the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers. The trial comes after the airline told CBS DFW that workers had…