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An Alaska Airlines 737 pulls into the gate at Boston Logan Airport (Photo: AirlineGeeks | Greg Linton)

Alaska Airlines Likely to Stick With All-Boeing Fleet

After the completion of the Alaska Airlines and Virgin America merger, many travelers worried about their frequent flyer miles or if their city would still be served. However, the aviation enthusiasts wondered, what will Alaska do with all those Airbus aircraft that Virgin America currently operates? Bringing together an exclusively all-Boeing fleet with an exclusively all-Airbus one was going to trigger some decisions to be made in the future. That time has now come, and Alaska Airlines CEO Brad Tilden…

The Battle for the Nation’s Capital: Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall…

With the signing of the Residence Act in 1790, Washington D.C. was slated to be the new capital of the United States of America. While the federal jurisdiction has had its battles, both won and lost, it has become the center of all government affairs for the nation. Over time,…

State Series: Illinois

Since the creation of the first airport in 1909 by Wilbur Wright, cities in the United States have come together to create one of the most expansive airport systems in the world. Over the next few months, our writers have taken an in-depth look to see what airports each state has to offer, what…

PHOTOS: Alaska Airlines Reveals New “Honoring Those Who Serve” Livery

Seattle-based Alaska Air debuted its newest special livery Wednesday with a 737-900ER called “Honoring Those Who Serve." The aircraft serves as a tribute to the men and women of the United States armed forces and their families. Many U.S. carriers not only provide travel for everyday civilians but also to…

An Interview With Christine Negroni, Author of “The Crash Detectives”

Earlier this week, we had the pleasure to speak with Christine Negroni the author of Deadly Departure and newly released The Crash Detectives. Negroni is a contributor to ABC News and the New York Times covering all things aviation. Starting by covering TWA flight 800 for CNN, Negroni evolved into…

All Nippon Airways Undergoes 787 Dreamliner Woes

All Nippon Airways (ANA) who is currently the largest operator of the 787 and also Boeing’s launch customer for the airframe is struggling with engine troubles, yet again. On Thursday, ANA reported that it was cancelling nine flights because of an engine blade corrosion problem. The United States' Federal Aviation…

United Flight Attendants Agree On New Contract

Chicago based United Airlines has over 25,000 flight attendants and for the first time in six years, they will all be operating under a single contract. Since the integration with Continental Airlines in 2010, there have been various rules in place for both legacy United and legacy Continental flight attendants.…

State Series: Massachusetts

Since the creation of the first airport in 1909 by Wilbur Wright, cities in the United States have come together to create one of the most expansive airport systems in the world. Over the next few months, our writers have taken an in-depth look to see what airports each state…

The World’s Most Valuable Retailer Joins The Sky

The world’s most valuable retailer, Amazon, has reached a huge milestone in global delivery and logistics. They are revealing their first branded airplane, a 767-300F named “Amazon One.” The company has planned to lease 40 aircraft through their partners Atlas Air and Air Transport Services Group. There are 11 airplanes…

Allegiant Air Announces Fleet Expansion

Allegiant Air is a low-cost airline that began in 1998. Originally founded as a charter airline operating out of Las Vegas, the airline has gone through many changes in the last 18 years. Headquartered in Summerlin, Nevada, Allegiant has a very sizable presence at McCarran International Airport. Allegiant Air’s fleet…