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Amtrak Goes After Delta With Latest Lawsuit

In an interesting development, Amtrak has filed a lawsuit demanding Washington D.C.'s Union Station take down advertising that has been placed by Delta Air Lines. In a statement from Amtrak's legal filing, the company stated: "The D.C./ New York market is Amtrak's largest and most important market anchoring the frequently traveled Northeast corridor. Winning Amtrak customers' business is undoubtedly Delta's goal." In the lawsuits, Amtrak states that Delta competes with the company. They claim that their sublease with Union Station…

Allegiant’s Safety Troubles Continue to Mount as Airline Takes Delivery…

Last year AirlineGeeks published a story detailing the findings of an FAA investigation into Allegiant Airlines. The investigation into the airline found no major issues or flaws which resulted in Allegiant not being fined. The audit of the airline was prompted after 42 of Allegiant’s 86 aircraft broke down in mid-air at…

KLM Returns to Mumbai Following 16 Year Hiatus

KLM has announced it will reconnect Mumbai and Amsterdam using the Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner aircraft after ending the service over 16 years ago. The airline had previously stopped flights to India’s largest city in 2001 when demand weakened. In a statement, Pieter Elbers, KLM President and CEO said, “KLM’s network…

Malindo Air Receives First of 3,700 Boeing 737 MAX Aircraft

Less than a week ago, Boeing grounded all 737 MAX flights after a potential manufacturing flaw in 30 of the new LEAP engines on the aircraft. However, the FAA cleared Boeing to fly certain MAX jets with engines that were not affected by the problems allowing the Chicago-based aircraft manufacturer…

Iran Air Takes Delivery of First Four ATR 72-600 Aircraft

Last April, Iran’s national carrier, Iran Air, signed a firm order with Aerei da Trasporto Regionale (ATR) to purchase 20 ATR 72-600s. The order came in just a short while after Iran Air received its first aircraft from its 100 aircraft order from Airbus. Today, Iran Air took delivery of…

An Up-Close Look: Hawaiian Introduces Refreshed Brand and Livery

Over the past few years, we have seen many new liveries introduced to the skies as airlines race to update their brand and create a more modern image for themselves. Some airlines like Alaska Airlines and Air Canada have made drastic changes, while others such as Sun Country and Allegiant…

Photos: Spirit A320neo Aircraft Grounded in Dallas Due to Engine…

When it comes to introducing new aircraft, both Airbus and Boeing have experienced issues in the past. This time, Spirit Airlines is having some problems with their brand new Pratt & Whitney PW1000G engines on the airline's Airbus A320neo aircraft. The airline currently has five A320neos in its fleet, however, two seem…

TBT (Throwback Thursday) In Aviation History: Texas International Airlines

Some states have been successful in creating airlines named after themselves. Hawaiian Airlines and Alaska Airlines are the two notable examples that operate and continue to grow and expand on a daily basis. Many other states in the past also operated their own air carriers that were either sold and…

Iran Air to Receive First Boeing 777-300ER a Year Early

In December of 2016, Iran Air landed a major deal worth $16.6 billion with Boeing for 80 jets including 50 Boeing 737 MAX aircraft, 15 Boeing 777-300ERs, and 15 Boeing 777-9s. The airline was scheduled to receive its first aircraft in 2018, however, it will be delivered almost a year…

Cebu Pacific Pushes Toward Continued Success in the Philippines

Based at Manila International Airport, the low-cost airline Cebu Pacific has been operating now for 21 years. The airline is the second largest in the Philippines and serves destinations in Asia, the Middle East, and Australia. As a low-cost carrier, Cebu Pacific has successfully dominated the domestic market in the…