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N118UA is adorned with a lei by the United team in Honolulu (Photo: AirlineGeeks | Alex Navitsky)

A Reminiscent Farewell: United’s Boeing 747-400 Takes Final Flight from San Francisco to Honolulu

On Tuesday, United Airlines flew the last commercial flight for its Boeing 747-400 aircraft, marking the end of an era for the Chicago-based airline. The iconic jumbo jet, lovingly referred to as the "Queen of the Skies" by the aviation community, flew its last flight for United from San Francisco to Honolulu, Hawaii as UA flight 747. The 2,400 mile long flight from the U.S. mainland to the 50th state not only traveled across time zones but also traveled back in…

Air Canada Rolls First Boeing 737 Max Out of Paint…

Air Canada rolled its first Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft out of the paint shop in late October. It's the first Boeing 737 series aircraft for the Canadian airline since it retired its former 737 fleet in 2004. The new aircraft is painted in Air Canada's recently updated livery. The…

Travel Tips: How to Make Air Travel Go Your Way…

Airline travel can be very stressful to some, especially since it seems like airlines are looking for everywhere to shake travelers down to spend as much as possible when traveling. Modern-day airline travel, however, shouldn't be stressful and is easily conquerable, under the right circumstances. My Recent Flight Experience Last week,…

Last Scheduled Air Berlin Flight Lands at Tegel Airport Following…

On Friday, the final Air Berlin flight departed Munich bound for Berlin. The airline had recently declared bankruptcy, causing them to cease operations. The final flight, Air Berlin 6210, was operated by an Airbus A320, departing Munich at 9:35 p.m. and arriving at Berlin's Tegel airport just over an hour…

The NAACP Goes After American Airlines in Travel Advisory

The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, more commonly referred to as the NAACP, is currently in a battle with American Airlines over alleged racist and discriminatory incidents. On Tuesday, the organization, self-described as "the nation’s original and largest social justice advocacy organization," issued a travel advisory against…

Alaska Bids Farewell to Beloved 737-400 Combi Fleet

Like many AvGeeks, I’ve always been attracted to oddities in the aviation industry. Alaska Airlines’ Boeing 737-400 Combi, short for combination, was, possibly, one of the last true aviation oddities in the U.S. Sadly, the final Boeing 737-400 Combi flew its last flight for Alaska Airlines on Wednesday. On the…

Airbus and Bombardier Look to Double C Series Success with…

On Monday, two aircraft manufacturing giants, Airbus SE and Bombardier Inc., announced their partnership to manufacture and sell Bombardier's newest line of aircraft, the C Series. This is the first partnership on a new aircraft program between European-based Airbus and Canadian-based Bombardier, as airlines are rushing to acquire new small,…

Opinion: Frontier Airlines Rapid Low-Cost, Point-to-Point Expansion Only Benefits Travelers

In the past few months, ultra-low-cost carrier Frontier Airlines has been announcing new routes between unlikely city pairs. Routes such as Tampa to Colorado Springs, Miami to Buffalo, and Austin to Columbus have become the new normal for the Denver-based airline, departing from the hub-and-spoke model that has been dominating the…

The JetBlue LaGuardia to Boston Shuttle: One Year Later

On October 31, 2016, JetBlue Airways began flying from New York's LaGuardia Airport to its hub at Boston's Logan International Airport on its 100-seat Embraer 190 aircraft. This route, less than an hour’s flying time with good weather, has been a staple at both LaGuardia and Boston-Logan. Now, JetBlue is trying…