Airports Honor Paris, Following Attacks

Following the tragic terrorist attacks in Paris that left at least 129 people dead and many others wounded, government buildings, landmarks, and other public places alike have been lit up with red, white, and blue lights, the French flag's colors, out of reverence for the City of Paris. Similar to…

Delta to Operate Additional Reykjavik Route

Delta Air Lines announced today that it will start seasonal service between Minneapolis/St. Paul and Reykjavik, Iceland. The new route will complement the carrier’s New York-JFK to Reykjavik seasonal service and is currently the only U.S. airline to fly to Iceland. Delta will fly head-to-head with Icelandair on both routes.…

SLC Plans For a Facelift

Add Salt Lake City International Airport to the growing list of United States airports that have planned a terminal renovation. Salt Lake City announced this week that the airport is planning a new $1.8 billion terminal to replace most of the current structure. The airport is well over its max…

Finnair’s First A350 XWB Makes Its Maiden Flight

Finland's flag carrier Finnair has seen its first Airbus A350-900 XWB embark on its maiden flight out of Toulouse. The aircraft, registered F-WZFM, took off at 11:20UTC on September 16th from Airbus' headquarters in southern France before conducting its initial flight tests lasting around six hours. [caption id="attachment_3088" align="alignright" width="300"] Finnair A350…

PHOTO STORY: A Behind-the-Scenes Look Inside American’s Hub at MIA

Along with being the gateway to Latin America, Miami International Airport (MIA) is one of the world’s most bustling airports. In 2013 it was ranked the 10th busiest airport in the United States, as well as the 2nd busiest for international traffic alone. The majority of the flights in and…

The U.K.’s Busiest Airport in Limbo: What’s Next?

The United Kingdom’s largest airport, London Heathrow, has been running at almost full capacity since the ability for cheap air travel was created back in the 1960s. While many plans have been drawn up, scrapped and revised, few solutions have truly come together to create an efficient system for providing…

Security Breach at Newark Liberty International Airport Prompts Lockdown

At approximately 7:00PM on Sunday evening, travel plans for passengers traveling through Newark Liberty International Airport’s Terminal C, took a turn for the worse.  A man entered a prohibited exit to C3 which is a secured hallway: this prompted an immediate evacuation of the terminal. This was of course after United States…

Carly Rae Jepsen Performes Live At JetBlue’s T5

JetBlue is known for daring to be different.  On Thursday, August 21, 2015 Carly Rae Jepsen helped fulfill that idea and airline’s other value of fun.  She hosted a concert at JetBlue’s flagship terminal at John F. Kennedy International Airport, Terminal Five.  Carly is a Grammy® nominated artist that has…

Washington Airspace Power Outage Prompts Delays Across the East Coast

At noon on August 15, many were looking forward to a beautiful weekend with nice temperatures across the board but were rudely awakened when their travel plans were interrupted by a power outage in the Washington Center Area (ZDC). [caption id="attachment_2629" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Screenshot from FAA advisories[/caption] The FAA reported…