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Norse Atlantic Airways Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner. (Photo: Norse Atlantic Airway)

Norse Atlantic Airways Preparing for Launch After Receiving US DOT Approval

Starting up an airline from scratch is no easy feat, especially amidst a worldwide health crisis that has the stability of the aviation industry in its grasp — as the world has once again witnessed with the ongoing Omicron variant wave hitting various countries, causing several airlines to carry out mass cancellations of flights. The uncertainty in the aviation industry has not once stopped newcomer long-haul, low-cost carrier Norse Atlantic Airways - which has been progressing towards its launch without…

Austin Welcomes New Airlines, Prepares for Record-Breaking Capacity

Austin landed another high-profile route this week when Virgin Atlantic announced its plans to connect the Texas capital with London Heathrow. The new year-round service will commence on May 25 and operate four times weekly. This marks the first new U.S. route for Virgin Atlantic since 2015. The airline currently…

Atlas Air to Add Four Boeing 777 Freighters

Last year has certainly been a drier year for Chicago-based aircraft manufacturing Boeing with production issues and fewer orders as opposed to fellow rival Airbus, especially with several notable airline customers who have switched to the Toulouse-based aircraft manufacturer. Fortunately for Boeing, the manufacturer seems to be getting a slightly…

Aviation Capital Group Ends the Year with Aircraft Deliveries and…

With approximately 400 aircraft in its inventory being leased to an estimated 90 airlines worldwide, Aviation Capital Group remains one of the world's most premier full-service aircraft lessors as the company ends this year with a couple of deliveries. Delivering Presents On Dec. 30, Aviation Capital Group delivered not just…

Opinion: Is This The End For Jumbo Jets?

Taking a flight down memory lane to the aviation market in the 1960s and all the way till the early 2000s, airlines then needed bigger aircraft capacity to ferry as many passengers as possible for a variety of reasons that still exists today - from weeding out the competition to…

A New Partnership: Delta Air Lines and ITA Airways

Having made its debut on Oct. 15, ITA Airways has been making significant progress in the last couple of months of this year — from becoming a member of IATA and SkyTeam while introducing its first aircraft in its own new livery. With a total of 52 aircraft under its…

Peach Aviation Receives Japan’s First Airbus A321LR

Japanese low-cost carrier Peach Aviation began operations in March 2012. The airline currently has seven operational bases across Japan including Tokyo's Narita Airport, Osaka's Kansai Airport, New Chitose, Sendai, Fukuoka, Naha and Chubut — operating a total of 33 domestic and 17 international flights. The recovery for international air travel…

Air France-KLM Group Secures Massive Airbus Orders

Ever since the Airbus A350F freighter derivative received its approval, it has certainly proved to be quite the successful rain-maker for Airbus as the aircraft manufacturer has been receiving orders consistently in these recent two months. Just days after Singapore Airlines became the first airline to sign for seven A350F,…

Singapore Airlines Acquires Airbus A350F

The sudden boom of air cargo shed some light for airlines across the world on the apparent worth of investing in the movement of cargo and freight, especially with the rise of e-commerce and the needs of consumers worldwide evolving in terms of wanting quicker delivery times.  The consistent need…

Virgin Australia Launches Partnership With United Airlines

Connections are a crucial part of an airline's network strategy as it aids in higher possibilities of direct or one-stop flights through the various continents and even extend to the possibility of lounge accesses - all in the convenience of passengers and the profit of the airline. Although it sounds…