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Frontier Airlines Announces Latest Network Expansion

Denver-based Frontier Airlines announced on Tuesday that it is expanding its network with 20 new routes and five new cities, including service to its 7th New York airport: Stewart International in New Windsor. The flights, which will primarily operate out of Orlando International Airport, will begin in November to meet winter demand to sunny destinations. To celebrate the expansion, the airline is offering introductory fares starting at $25 one-way. 20 New Routes and Five New Cities Frontier is starting service to…

A First Look at Air France’s New Airbus A220

On Monday, Air France's brand new Airbus A220 rolled out of the paint shop sporting a sleek, elegant look. The aircraft, which will be delivered in September, is the first of 60 A220-300s the airline has on order. The addition of the A220 into Air France's fleet should prove beneficial…

JetBlue Strengthens its Northeast Presence With 35 New Routes

On Tuesday, JetBlue Airways announced a multi-country network expansion, including four new destinations, more nonstop options from LaGuardia and service to London, Honduras and Canada. With 35 new routes, the airline is recovering from the pandemic quickly and strengthening its powerful Northeast Alliance in Boston and New York. JetBlue Announces…

A Look at Frenchbee’s Premium Economy Class

Part of Paris-based Frenchbee's low-cost strategy is to eliminate business class. The company has instead opted for a two-class cabin with 376 economy seats and 35 premium seats. While its premium is not the luxury seen on a legacy carrier, it offers comfort and relaxation for an affordable price. Here…

Onboard French bee’s Inaugural Flight from Newark to Paris-Orly

After hustling through a challenging pandemic, Paris-based French bee has finally started service between New York and Paris. The airline launched its inaugural flight on Thursday, July 15 with a seven-hour, 20-minute red-eye to Paris Orly Airport, the city’s secondary airport. The new route is scheduled to operate on Mondays,…

United Airlines Invests in Heart Aerospace’s Electric Aircraft

United Airlines is eager for innovation. After committing to an order of 15 of Boom's 'Overture' jets earlier this year, the company has now invested in electric aircraft startup Heart Aerospace. The Sweden-based business is developing the ES-19, an electric-powered plane, that is expected to decarbonate regional air travel. Production…

Vietnam Airlines Resuming International Flights July 15

As it sits on the brink of bankruptcy, Vietnam Airlines resumes commercial flights to select international destinations this week. Beginning July 15, the carrier will relaunch operations to Asia, Australia and Europe in response to demand from Vietnamese citizens who want to study and work abroad and expert foreigners employed…

Gulf Air Flight GF215 Experiences Incident at Kuwait International Airport

On Monday, Gulf Air flight GF215 experienced a minor incident while landing at Kuwait International Airport. All 62 passengers and seven crew members were evacuated safely from the aircraft and escorted to the airport, and, reportedly, no one suffered any harm or bodily injury. The reason for the evacuation and…

Russian Antonov An-26 Crash Site Located

It has been a bad week for air travel. On Tuesday, a Kamchatka Aviation Enterprise Antonov An-26 went missing after attempting a landing in bad weather at Palana Airport in Russia. According to Reuters, all 22 passengers and six crew members are confirmed dead, including Palana's mayor, Olga Mokhierva. Aircraft debris…

Inside United’s First 737 MAX 8, Featuring the Airline’s New…

On Sunday, United Airlines received a brand new Boeing 737 MAX 8 jet to its fleet, delivered directly from Boeing Field to Newark Liberty International Airport. The aircraft was on full display at the company's "United Next" event on Tuesday, which revealed details about its historic plane order and enhanced…