Jamaica has always been a popular destination in the Caribbean. However, the country has primarily relied on the sea to bring people to the island. In the 1960s, as aviation was becoming more popular the
Last week, the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) announced the allocations of routes to Cuba for non-Havana routes. Silver Airways, a regional carrier based in Florida, was awarded all routes in which they had applied. As of
In late October 1994, a group of private investors founded British Mediterranean Airways (BMED) to operate services from the British Isles to the Mediterranean. The airline operated an Airbus A320 on a route from London’s
In 1992, ValuJet was founded as a low-cost carrier in the southern United States. The airline kept costs low for its customers by purchasing older, used jets and outsourcing many of the work needed to operate the
In 1981, Israeli Morris Nachtomi emigrated from Israel to the United States. For the previous 30 years, Nachtomi had worked for the Israeli state airline El Al. When he arrived in America, Nachtomi joined the
At the university I attend in South Florida, the aviation program is quite small. Most of the courses are done online, rather than in-person and the flying lessons are done through a specialized flight school.
In 2002, Scottish brothers John and Hugh Boyle founded Zoom Airlines to fill a gap in the Canadian leisure market. The brothers founded the airline with previous experience from their homeland. The two had founded
Working for an airline has many perks. Not only do you get to work in an airport, working with airplanes everyday, airline employees are also given discounted, almost free travel on many airlines. However, this
Recently Qatar Airways and Emirates Airlines have recently duked out for the title of longest flight in the world. Currently held by Emirates for their route between Dubai and Auckland, but will soon be overtaken
After the Second World War, air travel in Hungary was decimated. Before the war, four main airlines had dominated the Hungarian skies. However, they were all forced to suspend service for the war. After the
Canada is a large and expansive country, with the majority of its population centers spread out. With such a great distance between the major cities, air travel is vital to keep people connected. For years,
In the early 2000s, airlines across the globe faced a challenge from the low cost carriers. In response, many went and created their own low cost airline. Stateside, Delta created Song and United created Ted.