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United's updated livery on the tail of the first repainted aircraft. (Photo: United)

First Look: United Updates Globe Livery

Despite the official reveal set for tomorrow April 24, a few pictures have been circulated around social media showcasing a Boeing 737 with United's new livery. AirlineGeeks confirmed with sources close to the airline that the leaked image represents the airline's new livery. The aircraft, a 17-year-old 737-800 with registration N37267, has lost its golden details and added a stylized cheatline reducing the grey area to a smaller section of the belly, allowing the nose to be all-white. Also, the…

Jet Airways ‘Compelled to Cancel’ All Flights After Failure to…

India’s beleaguered carrier Jet Airways issued a statement on Wednesday suspending all flight operations. The airline, which had cancelled all international and some domestic services from last week and was left with only five aircraft in service, advised that the State Bank of India (SBI)representing a consortium of Indian lenders…

The FAA’s Meeting with Airlines on the MAX: What Comes…

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), the governing and regulating body of U.S. aviation, held meetings April 12 with representatives from three major U.S. airlines and their pilot unions to discuss the future of Boeing 737 MAX operations in the U.S. American Airlines, Southwest Airlines, and United Airlines, the three U.S.…

JetBlue’s Highly-Anticipated European Service Set to Begin in 2021

JetBlue Airways has announced it will begin transatlantic operations to Europe in 2021. The long-awaited announcement was made via video from JetBlue CEO Robin Hayes to employees, aided by JetBlue President and COO Joanna Geraghty, at a crewmember-only event held at the airline’s New York maintenance hangar at John F.…

Wow Air Ceases Operations Following Months of Financial Troubles

After failing to close a deal with a group of investors, Iceland's Wow Air  announced that it has ceased operations as of Thursday morning. The company was forced to go under after last-minute negotiations were unsuccessful and a much-needed injection of capital was denied. "We weren't able to secure funding…

Qantas Non-stop London Service Exceeds First Year Operations Expectations

One year after commencing operation of the airline’s longest route, Qantas is heralding the London-Perth service as exceeding expectations. The CEO of the Qantas Group Alan Joyce said on Tuesday that “Almost every flight is full and (the route) turned a profit almost immediately, which is rare for new services…

The Midwest Remains in Devastation from Flooding; American and Delta…

The Midwest has been impacted by major flooding for nearly two weeks now. A blizzard in the West and a sudden spike in temperatures across the region caused large amounts of snowmelt and heavy rainfall to fill area rivers, impacting thousands across Nebraska, Iowa, Minnesota, Wisconsin, and South Dakota. The…

Azul Brazilian Airlines Expresses Interest in Avianca Brazil Assets

In a surprising move, the CEO of Azul Brazilian Airlines, John Rodgerson, announced that Azul is interested in buying most of the assets from Avianca Brazil, which is going through bankruptcy protection. The statement came as a surprise because Rodgerson had made previous comments showing no interest in buying Avianca.…

Report: United to Update Globe Livery Acquired in Continental Merger

The United Airlines of yesteryear had always been synonymous with one symbol, the tulip. Although not of Dutch origins where the tulip was once a highly valued and speculated upon commodity, United had sported the tulip, merely consisting of four lines with curved edges, for nearly 40 years on its…

Southwest Sues Mechanics: Everything That Led to Now

Southwest Airlines is a company that thrives on the culture of being different. On the aircraft, seats aren't assigned and flight attendants are largely given free rein to take their own liberties with the safety briefing, which many at the airline point to as a way to give customers an…