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This Week in 5 #AvGeek Photos

A photo is a thousand words. An aviation photo can serve as a testament to the essence and magic of flight while also telling a story. Each week, the AirlineGeeks team compiles five aviation photos that tell a story and capture the uniqueness of flight. Aviation photographer Artem Kashirin (@artemairplane) captured this photo of RwandAir's newest Airbus A330 landing in Toulouse after a test flight. The East African airline has two of these brand new Airbus A330s in its fleet.…

EASA Publishes Safety Promotion Program for 2017

The European Aviation Safety Agency's (EASA) approach to safety promotion was fully revamped in 2015. For every year since the agency has reviewed and improved its strategic plan. With the release of the Rulemaking and Safety Promotion Program 2017, for the first time, efficiency is made measurable in comparison to the…

This Week in 5 #AvGeek Photos

A photo is a thousand words. An aviation photo can serve as a testament to the essence and magic of flight while also telling a story. Each week, the AirlineGeeks team compiles five aviation photos that tell a story and capture the uniqueness of flight. An American Airlines 777-200 with…

Happy Australia Day! 14 Photos from the Country’s Two Largest…

Australia holds a unique niche in the vast realm of aviation. Throughout the early development of powered flight, Australia held a handful of records in terms of both mileage and aviation pioneering. A 10,000 dollar prize was offered for the first successful flight between England and Australia, which had to…

Quiz: How Well Do You Know The Boeing 747?

With the recent announcement of United's early 747-400 fleet retirement, our team has put together a quiz about Boeing's iconic 747. This quiz mostly targets the fleets of US carriers, Delta and United, which are slated to retire their 747s this year.

Video: Taking a Ride Onboard Air France’s Boeing 787 Dreamliner

Last weekend, Paris-based Air France operated scenic flights around France onboard their new Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner. The airline organized four special flights around Corsica and The Mediterranean, Southwest France, Brittany, and a full tour of France. Each flight was numbered as AF789 or AF787. The flights were not just about…

A Look at Our Photographers’ Top Photos From 2016

Our photography team travels far and wide to take our readers on a visual look inside the aviation world. Whether it be an airside tour or inside the flight deck, our photographers go all out to capture the passion within this industry. Each of our photographers has picked a few…

BOC Aviation Continues Fleet Expansion by Adding 11 New Airbus…

BOC Aviation has recently announced an order for five new Airbus A320 aircraft, with delivery slated for 2017. Last week the company also announced its Purchase-and-Leaseback (PAL) agreement with Qatar Airways for six new Airbus A350 aircraft. With the addition of widebody as well as single-aisle aircraft, the lease company…

Marking a Milestone: Alaska Airlines Finalizes Acquisition of Virgin America…

Alaska Air Group closed its acquisition of Virgin America Wednesday with an acknowledgment that the two airlines are very different and a pledge to become the west coast's premier carrier. “There’s no threat to Alaska today, but if we want to be here decades from now, we think we need…

State Series: Maine

Since the creation of the first airport in 1909 by Wilbur Wright, cities in the United States have come together to create one of the most expansive airport systems in the world. Over the next few months, our writers have taken an in-depth look to see what airports each state has to offer, what…