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An American Airlines 737-800 taxing at Boston Logan International Airport. (Photo: AirlineGeeks

American Airlines Reports Q3 Profit, Achieves Record Revenue

American Airlines announced its third quarter 2018 earnings, reporting a net income of $341 million on total operating revenues of $11.559 billion. This is more than a $300 million drop in quarterly net income from the same dates last year, much in part to a significant growth in operating expenses. While the airlines operating revenues increased by 5.4 percent year-on-year and fell only slightly compared to the previous quarter, a significant spike in operating expenses led to a smaller net…

Singapore Airlines Re-Launches World’s Longest Flight

Singapore Airlines has officially re-launched the world's longest flight from Singapore's Changi Airport to Newark Liberty International Airport in New Jersey. The extreme ultra long-haul flights to and from the island nation are scheduled for 17 hours 50 minutes on the outbound and 18-hours and 30-minutes on the return to…

Japan Airlines Announces Return to Seattle

Japan Airlines announced that it would be launching a new route from their hub at Tokyo-Narita Airport to Seattle-Tacoma International Airport. The planned service between Japan and Washington State was announced at a press conference in Seattle on Wednesday. Flights are set to begin on March 31, 2019 and will be served on…

Garuda Indonesia Replaces CEO of 18 Months, Reshuffles Executive Board

Garuda Indonesia, Indonesia's national carrier, announced that it would be replacing its chief executive officer and reshuffling a large majority of their executive board. Pahala Mansury, the former CEO, was replaced with an executive from another state-owned company. The airline also replaced six of eight board members, leaving only two…

WOW to Launch New Service to Orlando

As the busy summer season for transatlantic airlines comes to a close, Icelandic low-cost carrier WOW air announced on Wednesday its newest U.S. destination, Orlando, Fla. The Central Floridian city will be served from the airline's main hub at Keflavik International Airport, 40 minutes from Iceland's capital of Reykjavik, on…

Alaska Airlines Announces First Flight to Ohio

Alaska Airlines announced they would be introducing service from its main hub at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport to John Glenn Columbus International in Columbus, Ohio. The route will be the airline's first flight to the state of Ohio as well as the first and only nonstop flight from the Pacific Northwest…

Delta Announces International Route Changes Following Similar American Announcement

Delta Air Lines announced Wednesday changes to their transatlantic route map and schedules, just a day after American announced a major update to its international route network. The announcement includes the addition of a new route, the increase in frequency on four routes and the cancelation of and two existing routes.…

Embraer Wins Major Orders at Farnborough

Embraer has proven to be one of the big winners at this years Farnborough International Airshow, bringing home a slew of orders for its aircraft, both old and new. While many expected the E190-E2 to shine, another Embraer aircraft also took its place in the spotlight alongside its younger brother.…

Piedmont Retires Final Bombardier Dash 8 with Sunset Sendoff

Piedmont Airlines officially retired the Bombardier Dash 8. The final service will mark the end of a 33-year tenure of the type for the airline. This final flight will operate to Salisbury-Ocean City-Wicomico Regional Airport (SBY) from Charlotte (CLT) as flight number 4927. The aircraft will depart from CLT at…

Sun Country Announces 11 New Routes Across the United States

Newly converted ultra-low-cost carrier Sun Country Airlines announced 11 new point-to-point routes to destinations across the United States. The new routes will operate out of Dallas, Texas; Madison, Wisconsin; Portland, Oregon; and St. Louis, Missouri, as opposed to its hub in Minneapolis, to popular seasonal destinations throughout the U.S. and…