Flying South: Australian Flights to Antarctica

For a land literally meaning 'southern', Australia isn't all that far south. Gaining its name from the mythical Terra Australis, it was the last southern frontier in a world nearly complete in its exploration, or so it seemed. Officially, it was in 1820 when another land beyond was discovered -…

Interview: United Aviate Academy CEO On Solving Challenges Facing Airlines…

The aviation industry has been plagued by several massive schedule disruptions in the past year, as airlines have been caught unprepared for a resurgence in travel demand across the world. After scaling back following the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic, airlines have said staffing shortages — not having enough pilots…

Interview: Oneworld CEO on Pandemic Response and Environmental Sustainability

The Oneworld alliance currently has fourteen member airlines serving a network of over 1000 destinations in more than 170 territories. Following an event in Nigeria to celebrate Royal Air Maroc’s second anniversary of membership in the alliance, Airline Geeks asked Oneworld chief executive officer Rob Gurney for comments on the response…

Interview: Mokulele Airlines, The Local’s Airline

Those that have read my stories and interviews know that I love out of the way or unique airlines, especially the smaller ones that still fly the propeller-driven aircraft. So, I was overjoyed to hear that I would be heading out to the Hawaiian Islands to do something that has…

Part 2: DFW’s EVP of Global Strategy and Development Discusses…

The role of airports is greatly underestimated, as the airline industry goes forward after a pandemic that caused devasting effects. During the World Routes 2021 event in Milan, however, airports made clear that they want to be an active player in the recovery, and Dallas-Fort Worth was not an exception.…

Part 1: DFW’s EVP of Global Strategy and Development Discusses…

Going forward after a pandemic that devastated the airline industry, the role of airports are greatly underestimated. During the World Routes 2021 event in Milan, however, airports made clear that they want to be an active player in the recovery, and Dallas-Fort Worth was not an exception. AirlineGeeks had the…

Poised for Success in Eastern Europe: How Martin Gauss Is…

The face I saw entering the plane was familiar. He put his belongings on his seat and went to the cockpit to greet the pilots. That's when I asked if he was who I thought I was — and the answer was yes. It was. Quite a coincidence, as I…

JSX CEO On Austin Expansion, Future Growth

There’s a unique airline attempting to gain market share on the highly competitive Austin to Dallas route. JSX is joining a long list of airlines adding new services to the growing tech hub Texas capital. American Airlines currently flies to Dallas/Fort-Worth International Airport up to 11 times daily from Austin,…

First Look: Envoy Debuts New Retro Livery on Embraer E170

2013 was a significant turning point for American Airlines under the AMR Corporation and the US Airways Group, after American completed its merger and acquisition of the latter, ultimately creating the holding company of The American Airlines Group as it is known today. Now, the group is made up of…