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A Qantas Airbus A330 arrives in Sydney (Photo: AirlineGeeks | Hisham Qadri)

Qantas Collaborates With GE Aviation on New Flight Data App

Qantas and GE Aviation, in a joint collaboration, have created a new flight data application for pilots that helps with flight efficiency and lowering carbon emissions. The new platform is called FlightPulse, and it is the first commercialized product to be developed with mobile services from GE’s Predix platform. FlightPulse allows pilots to access their own operational efficiency trends and patterns through data recorded from the aircraft and smart analytics. With this, pilots are able to understand how efficient their…

Another Long-Range Dreamliner Route: United Announces Nonstop Service from Houston…

United Airlines announced on Thursday that it will be starting nonstop service between its Houston hub at George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) and Sydney, Australia (SYD) on Jan. 18, 2018, pending government approval, with a Boeing 787-9 aircraft. This comes right after the airline fully restarted service to Houston after…

Part 2: FlightAware ADS-B Technology and Global Tracking

Technology in relation to the aviation industry has morphed into something that has never previously existed.  In just a decade, flight tracking technology has evolved into something that isn’t just seen by controllers and airline employees, but is accessible to the general public as well. What was once only available…

El Al Takes Delivery of First Boeing 787 Dreamliner

El Al, in a lease with Air Lease Corporation, received their first Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner on Wednesday after a 6,746 mile delivery flight from Boeing’s Paine Field in Everett, Wash. The airline is set to receive 16 Dreamliners. "The arrival of the first Boeing 787 Dreamliner is a day of…

FlightAware: How a Small Start Up Took Off in Less…

Technology in relation to the aviation industry has morphed into something that has never previously existed. In just a decade, flight tracking technology has evolved into something that isn't just seen by controllers and airline employees, but is accessible to the general public to as well. What was once only…

Singapore Airlines Adds Premium Economy Product on San Francisco to…

On Friday, Singapore Airlines announced that it would be adding premium economy between San Francisco (SFO) and Hong Kong (HGK) on flights 1 and 2. This addition allows the carrier to offer premium economy to four of their U.S. gateways: New York, Los Angeles, Houston, and now San Francisco. Singapore’s…

Southwest Outlines Optimal Routes for Viewing Next Month’s Solar Eclipse

Southwest Airlines is offering passengers multiple opportunities to view the Great American Eclipse onboard its flights on Aug., 21, 2017. Yesterday marked the one-month countdown to the date of the eclipse that will be viewed from coast to coast. To help passengers experience the full effect of the eclipse, the…

Alaska Airlines Offers Chance to View the “Great American Eclipse”

On Aug. 21, 2017, Alaska Airlines will be hosting a special charter flight to view the “Great American Eclipse” from 35,000 feet in the air. The flight is specifically geared to pre-selected astronomy enthusiasts and eclipse chasers. Departing Portland at 7:30 AM, this flight will allow the passengers to be…

Norwegian Expands International Portfolio With Service to Buenos Aires

Norwegian Air Shuttle, one of Europe’s largest low cost carriers, announced today the launch of a new route from London-Gatwick (LGW) to Buenos Aires, Argentina (EZE). This new route will be the airline’s first destination in South America. Beginning in February of 2018, Norwegian will begin its four weekly nonstop…

The Best of Texas: Houston Bush Intercontinental Airport

Texas. Its history is a long and complicated one, having been a part of Spain, France, Mexico, the Republic of Texas, the Confederate States of America, and finally, the United States of America. In 1845, Texas became the 28th state to enter the union, and 172 years later it stands…