In early 2012, Spirit Airlines sent this email out to customers: “WARNING: New government regulations require us to HIDE taxes in your fares.” In what some might call typical Spirit Airlines fashion, the carrier was protesting
Back in 2017, AirlineGeeks tackled the topic of U.S. airlines flying to Cuba. It was just after American Airlines had announced a capacity reduction for flights to the Caribbean island nation, and many were unsure
The Backstory On Thursday, March 22, an Air India Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner took off from Indira Gandhi International Airport in Delhi, bound for Tel Aviv, Israel. The flight – Air India flight 139 – took
Sydney-based Qantas Airways on Saturday launched the first ever nonstop flight between Europe and Australia as the inaugural flight lifted off at 6:49 p.m. local time in Perth, Australia, bound for London. The Boeing 787-9
Trump’s personal pilot is in the running to lead U.S. aviation’s chief governing body, the Federal Aviation Administration, a Trump administration spokesperson confirmed to Axios late Sunday night. John Dunkin has worked for Trump since
Disclaimer: This article contains opinions from the author based on his personal experiences with this topic In 1972, United Airlines, with help from Western Direct Marketing, created the first true airline frequent flyer program. Members
For years, authorities in government and aviation across Africa have been engrossed in a debate that could alter the course of the continent’s aviation market: the debate over whether to create a Single African Air
U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is expected to announce tomorrow an agreement with Doha-based Qatar Airways in an attempt to resolve the ongoing dispute between the three U.S. legacy carriers and the gulf carriers.
The Crystal Cabin Awards released the list of the competitors vying for its namesake award, given for the past 12 years for the best in aircraft innovation on Tuesday. The winners, which will be announced
Singapore Airlines on Monday announced the second and third routes for its refreshed Airbus A380 aircraft, which feature the airline’s new Suites first class product and other updated cabins. Beginning in February, the A380s will
In a bipartisan effort to create more opportunities for women in the aviation industry, Senators Tammy Duckworth (D-Ill.) and Susan Collins (R-Maine), are cosponsoring a bill called the Promoting Women in the Aviation Workforce Act. The
$2.2 billion. The net profit of two of the world’s major airlines in 2016. Those airlines, however, have much less in common than their financials might seem to indicate. One operates the truest example of
When travelers around the world over purchase tickets on airlines, what makes them pay an additional premium rather than purchase a cheap, economy fare? The answer is simple: comfort and convenience. For those passengers who can
On Sunday, Malaysia Airlines added new routes to their future Airbus A350 network. According to AirlineRoute, Malaysia will be using their new A350 on flights to Tokyo and Auckland from their hub in Kuala Lumpur.
The scene at gate C2 on Saturday was one out of a movie. Hundreds of volunteers, veterans, soldiers, American Airlines employees, and media crowded around the end of the jet bridge, anxiously awaiting the arrival