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Qantas Loses Legal Battle With Union, Chooses to Appeal

As if Qantas’s current situation with closed borders and a slow recovery from the effects of COVID-19 were not enough for management, the airline will now be forced to think about its union members more following a landmark ruling from the airline’s handling of ground staff during the pandemic. The case, determined by Justice Michael Lee, found that Qantas had breached Australian fair rights acts in a decision in early 2021 to lay off 2,000 unionized ground workers in favor…

The Rise of the Cell Phone Lot

Not long after the start of the 2000s, a unique blend of technological growth and a push for security enhancements created what one could consider to be the most short-term lot you find at an airport: the cell phone lot. But from simple origins, these lots have blossomed into being…

By Land or By Sea, the Lost Era of Paradise…

As the post-pandemic society craves for a vacation, one might notice that the Atlantis Paradise Island Resort will once again become that go-to international resort that Americans will turn to. As bookings already rise to over 90% occupancy, those flying to Paradise Island will default to the Lynden Pindling International…

Frontier Brings ULCC Airfare Back to the Bahamas

Frontier officially arrived in the Bahamas for the first time in the airline’s history and what the island-chain nation hopes are ushering a new era for ultra-low-cost travel to and from the islands. The service, which was announced back in April, officially brings the Denver-based carrier into Nassau’s Lynden Pindling…

First Boeing 737-10 MAX Successfully Completes Maiden Flight

Boeing has completed the first of the necessary test flights to get the largest variant of the Boeing 737 MAX family airborne. The aerospace firm announced on Friday that the Boeing 737-10 completed the successful first flight mission on the morning of June 18th from Renton in the Seattle area.…

American and Virgin Atlantic Commit to Zero-Emission Air Taxi

Continuing the recent flood of news of airlines investing in "the future of aviation," Vertical Aerospace has entered the market with its own creation and customers already lining up for the new product. The English company has announced that it has acquired interest for roughly 1,000 units of its new…

Air Tahiti Nui Finds Partner to Offer Passengers Carbon-Neutral Ticket

For those looking to try and make their next trip across the Pacific a carbon-neutral vacation, Air Tahiti Nui is offering the opportunity to make this a reality. In an agreement with CarbonClick, the airline will offer an added addition for those seeing to offer their carbon footprint from flying.…

Belavia Faces Mass Schedule Changes Following Ryanair Interception

Following the weeks’ worth of backlash after Ryanair Flight 4978 was forcibly diverted from its path between Athens and Vilnius and Belarusian activist Roman Protasevich's arrest on arrival, flag carrier Belavia is feeling the heat from the fallout. The airline over the past week has seen its route network dwindle…

Frontier Sees Future in Alternative Airports, to Sunset LAX Service

Following the news that the airline will launch flights to Ontario and Burbank, Frontier has decided to pull out of its longstanding presence at Los Angeles International Airport. According to CrankyFlier, the airline has been operating out of Terminal 5 with a planned move to the new Midfield Satellite Concourse…

South African Plans Post-Pandemic, Post-Restructuring Restart

Following a rough 2020, South African Airways is hoping that 2021 will bring forth a new face to the long-time struggling flag carrier. The long-struggling airline expects to restart operations around July or August 2021 as the airline hopes that finding a fresh start post-pandemic will kickstart a new era…