State Series

State Series: Wisconsin and Iowa

These neighbouring Midwestern states generate a lot of agriculture and industrial goods for the United States. More known for their college sports, Iowa & Wisconsin do provide some options for travellers heading to the major city of Chicago, Illinois. On December 28, 1846, Iowa became the 29th state in the Union and Wisconsin was the 30th state in the USA in May 1848. Iowa The Eastern Iowa Airport - Cedar Rapids, Iowa [caption id="" align="alignnone" width="1024"] Walkway connecting terminals in the…

State Series: Connecticut and Rhode Island

These bordering states have a huge history while being one of the smaller states. Connecticut is the 3rd smallest while Rhode Island is the smallest state in the whole union. While these areas do not house large direct connections to the world, they are popular destinations for many in the…

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Wizz Air Announces Liverpool Portfolio Expansion

Hungarian-based airline Wizz Air has announced another service that is to be launched from Liverpool's John Lennon Airport to the southern Romanian city of Craiova from the end of March 2017. This is the carrier's second route announcement for Liverpool this Fall. Mark Povall, Liverpool Airport's Director of Air Service…

Air Berlin Engages The Community With Sustainable Flight Ideas

Air Berlin is looking for students to write in with their best sustainability ideas. A competition where individuals or groups can hand in their ideas, lending a fresh perspective that help them develop sustainable ways to make aviation more environmentally friendly. When thinking about sustainability, many things come to mind:…

WOW! Pittsburgh Receives New Service to Iceland

Despite being very young, WOW Air continues to find success and it has started to turn its attention to smaller markets, the newest of which is Pittsburgh. The “Steel City” will receive four times weekly service starting on June 16, 2017 to Reykjavik-Keflavik. Flights will run on Sunday, Monday, Wednesday…

DOT Tentatively Approves American for Los Angeles to Beijing Route

On March 14, Delta began petitioning the DOT for a daily flight from Los Angeles to Beijing. A mere two weeks later, American requested the same seven weekly slots. Both carriers said in their applications that the route would be operated by a Boeing 777-200 aircraft. They both said their…

Flight Crate: A New AvGeek Favorite

For us AvGeeks, it’s tempting to get our hands on every little piece of memorabilia we see, from model airplanes to posters. However, some items tend to be pricey and difficult to obtain. If you’re looking for a fun way to get your monthly dosage of AvGeek collectables at a…

Delta Introduces New Premium Product: What’s Next For US Premium…

Delta Air Lines on Thursday released a first look into their new premium economy cabin, which will debut in late 2017 on select international flights. The new product, which Delta has branded as Delta Premium, is the second new cabin that they have announced this year, the other being their…

A Flight Attendant’s Perspective: Inside An Aircraft Evacuation

“This is the captain: Evacuate. Evacuate. Evacuate.” These words are not something you expect to hear moments before lifting off the ground on a routine commerical flight. You start to smell smoke, the airplane comes grinding to a halt, and suddenly your routine flight becomes anything but. Scared and confused,…