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JetBlue Adds Grenada To Its Route Network 

On June 11, jetBlue Airways announced new nonstop service between New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport and Grenada's Maurice Bishop International Airport. This will be jetBlue’s first route to the island nation and one of many that jetBlue operate to the Caribbean. Grenada will be jetBlue’s 90th destination. The service will be operated twice-weekly on Thursday’s and Sunday’s. The flights, which began on June 11th, will leave JFK at 8:16am arrive in Grenada at 1:12pm, the return flight will…

INTERACTIVE: Lambert-St. Louis International Airport

The airline industry has been slow lately, hasn't it? That's alright because we've come up with a new series to keep you--our audience--entertained. Once a week, we will be posting an interactive image of an airport with a few facts about it. Let's get started with one of our main bases:…

Sinkhole Causes Problems at DFW

At around 7:00 a.m. on Tuesday morning, a large sinkhole opened up dangerously close to a runway at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, causing airport officials to shut down runway 18L. According to CBS News, the amount of delays was minimal, as departing flights were shifted to other runways. In the…

Boneyards and M.R.Os Series (Part One): An Introduction and Some…

A lot of curiosity has been growing recently, from not only our team, but also our audience on what exactly happens behind-the-fence at boneyard airports. Throughout the near future, our team will be digging deeper to find answers to your questions through inside source Richard Averitt, who is employed at an…

The Cleveland Revival: How Low Cost Carriers Help Rebuild a…

Just over one year ago, United Airlines’ CEO Jeff Smisek had announced that Cleveland Hopkins International Airport would be losing its hub status. "Our hub in Cleveland hasn't been profitable for over a decade, and has generated tens of millions of dollars of annual losses in recent years," Smisek stated.…

Qatar Airways Announces Sizable Expansion to the U.S.

Just this morning, Qatar Airways has announced it will continue with its rapid expansion, adding Atlanta, Boston and Los Angeles to its route map by 2016. Once all three routes are added, Qatar will serve 10 destinations in the US, furthering its reach as it attempts to compete with both…

Sizable Airports With Offbeat Names

Most of us who live in the United States should know who John F. Kennedy or Ronald Reagan was, but when we fly into other airports, such as Lambert or Dulles, do we really know who those people were and what they did to deserve the name of an airport?…

Wichita’s Terminal Gets a Sizable Facelift

Just a few hundred feet from the current 39 year old terminal sits the future of aviation travel for the city of Wichita. The "air capital" of the world is in dire need for an image facelift as the current terminal hasn’t seen a remodel since 1989 and is showing…

TRIP REPORT: Two German Airlines

Recently, I took a trip to Rome from Chicago on two German airlines.  On the way there, I flew Air Berlin via (who could've guessed?) Berlin.  On the way back, I flew Lufthansa via Munich. Check-In: Air Berlin: Air Berlin online check-in worked seamlessly for the first flight, the flight from…

Emirates to Begin Service to Orlando

Dubai-based airlines Emirates announced March 24, 2015 that it would be launching it's 10th destination within the United States. The new destination that they will be serving is Orlando, Florida. With the addition of the new route, Emirates will serve its first destination in Florida. The flight starting on the…