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AirlineGeeks and COVID-19

It’s no secret that the past week has been tumultuous, uncertain and a bit disheartening for just about everyone as this pandemic has affected nearly everybody in our lives. As we watch our world gradually grind to a halt due to the COVID-19 outbreak, especially as the airline industry continues to be hard hit in all aspects, the AirlineGeeks team is here to continue to report on the overall impacts of the virus on our beloved industry. For most of…

AirlineGeeks Basic: A New Way to Consume Aviation News

Washington, D.C, April 1, 2019 — AirlineGeeks prepares for the future of aviation news as a new decade approaches with AirlineGeeks Basic, a first in the industry. AirlineGeeks will be the first news site in the aviation industry to offer a basic fare for its readers. Beginning April 1, 2019,…

Etihad Airways Expands India – UAE Flights With Jet Airways…

Etihad Airways today announced the expansion of scheduled services between Abu Dhabi and India as strategic partner Jet Airways unveiled new routes and additional frequencies to further strengthen their partnership in one of the world’s fastest growing aviation markets. From early 2017, the two airlines will expand their services between…

TRIP REPORT: Flying the 747 Domestically

For the longest time, I have wanted to fly on the Boeing 747, commonly known as the ‘Queen of the Skies.’ When the opportunity came along to fly on this beauty on a domestic route, I jumped on it. All AvGeeks have certain “weird” airlines, routes, and/or aircraft they want to…

What is Human Factors in Aviation?

At the university I attend in South Florida, the aviation program is quite small. Most of the courses are done online, rather than in-person and the flying lessons are done through a specialized flight school. Because of this, when I tell other students my major they seem shocked that our…

Things Aviation Administration Majors Hear

There are things Aviation Administration majors hear on a daily basis that really grind our (landing) gears. What’s that? Whether you’re telling your family, friends, a teacher, or even somebody at your college what your major is, this is the most commonly asked question you’ll hear. I have heard it…

08Left and AirlineGeeks Giveaway

Like to show off your #AvGeekery around your home or workplace? (We do too!) 08Left and AirlineGeeks are teaming up for a little contest. We want to hear about your most interesting flying experience. We want to hear the crazy ones! The real deals. The top two authors (as judged…

Happy St. Patrick’s Day! #GreenPlanes

From all of us at AirlineGeeks, we wish you a great St. Patrick's Day! Today is a day where green becomes a much more seen color, but how important is the simple color in the airline industry? Besides being the standard livery for Aer Lingus, green is also important in…

Chaos in the Cabin: How the Safety Briefing Can Be…

Before every flight, airlines are required to give a safety briefing. The majority of fliers tune out this briefing; however, at the time it matters most, regret can set in for those fliers who did not take three minutes to pay attention to the safety briefing. After being apart of…

Where The #AvGeeks Come Out to Play: Aviation Geek Fest…

As snow poured in the D.C. area on February, 14th, 2014, I remembered that in about 24 hours I would be in Seattle. But, I wasn’t just going to Seattle to explore the city, I was going to make my love for aviation flourish at Aviation Geek Fest 2014. After…