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Onboard the Successful Hawaiian Airlines Texas Flight

Hawaiian Airlines touched down in Texas for the first time in April 2022, connecting Austin with the Aloha state. The…

JetBlue Doubling Down on Being an Airline People Want to…

JetBlue has had a rough time. The airline initially had a great strategy planned out with American Airlines in the Northeast but that ended up being plagued by legal issues…

Why the Airline Industry Isn’t a ‘Rigged Game’

Spirit isn’t doing well. The financially ailing airline never quite recovered from the pandemic, losing millions each quarter. After losing out on a $3.8 billion merger deal with JetBlue, long-time…

Alaska Doubles Down on Premium Seating

Alaska Airlines is expanding premium seating across its fleet of Boeing 737 aircraft. The Seattle-based carrier has unveiled plans to retrofit over 200 aircraft to add more First Class and…

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AirlineGeeks Year in Review: 2023

Undoubtedly, 2023 was another historic year for the aviation industry. On a global scale, airlines continued to blossom again following turbulent COVID-19 times. With vaccine availability increasing around the world,…

Why JSX Thinks It Is the Right Fit for Small Community Air…

So-called semi-private carrier JSX is looking at the next evolution of its business strategy. Following a commitment for over 300 hybrid-electric aircraft from three different manufacturers, the Dallas-based carrier is…

Analysis: French Government Raises Airline Taxes

The French government has announced plans to raise airline taxes to fund railways. The tax will apply to first-class and business-class tickets. The new taxes are part of France’s efforts…

Airports

Indian Authorities Inspecting Airports After Delhi Roof Collapse

The authorities in India are inspecting airports across the nation after the collapse of s roof at Delhi’s Indira Gandhi Airport on Friday. The roof collapsed due to heavy rainfall, destroying cars, injuring at least…

Air Seychelles, ExecuJet Join Forces for VIP Travel

On June 25, 2024, Air Seychelles announced a partnership with ExecuJet, a leading global business aviation company based in Zurich, Switzerland, to provide exclusive VIP fixed-base operator (FBO) services in Seychelles. This collaboration aims to…

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Allegiant Announces New CEO

According to a press release from Allegiant, current President Greg Anderson will replace founder Maurice J. Gallagher as the new CEO and President. Gallagher will step down from the role…

Thousands of Flights Cancelled Amid Global IT Outage

An ongoing IT issue is plaguing airline operations across the globe on Friday. As of 8 a.m. ET, there were nearly 2,700 cancelled flights globally, according to data from aviation…

Mini Mint: JetBlue’s New Premium Experience With Smaller Economy Seats

JetBlue is poised to introduce a domestic first-class cabin, tentatively named “Mini Mint,” as early as 2026, according to Live and Let’s Fly  The move, long anticipated, marks a significant…

South African Airways Rolls Out New Mobile App

South African Airways (SAA) has introduced a new mobile app which passengers can use to improve their travel experience. Embracing Technology The airline is ramping up technology in its attempt…

LOT Polish Airlines Reports Record-Breaking 2023 Results

According to the press release from the company, the Polish national carrier achieved a record-breaking 10.1 billion PLN ($2.6 billion USD) in revenue and 1.1 billion PLN ($276 million USD)…

Sri Lankan Airlines Seeks to Restructure After Failed Privatization Attempt

Sri Lanka had a significant financial crisis in 2022 that sparked a series of events seeking to bring financial discipline and stability to the country. Of the outcomes of this…