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Guam: A Short History of A Small Hub

[caption id="attachment_961" align="alignright" width="300"] Photo provided by Richard Ziskind[/caption] Guam is a small island country in the Pacific, owned by the United States. It is one of the 17 listed non-self governing countries by the United Nations. The island is served by a fairly large airport, Antonio B. Won Pat International Airport, served by 12 airlines (10 passenger, 2 cargo). The airport’s largest carrier, is US carrier United Airlines, flying to 23 pacific destinations. They include Cairns, Hong Kong, Honolulu,…

Allegiant Stepping Up Its Game

Low-cost vacation carrier Allegiant Air is expected to announce a “major” expansion to their network on Feb. 24. The airline is expected to start moving into a couple larger markets, slightly breaking away from it’s reputation of connecting just small- and medium- sized cities to it’s focus cities. Allegiant released…

The Fight for the Asian Narrow Body Market

Asia is the fastest growing aviation market in the world with passenger numbers and aircraft sales growing dramatically. At the core of the boom is the narrow body market that features two major competitors: the Airbus A320 and the Boeing 737. These two companies are in the thick of a…

Photos: Alaska Shows Off a Refreshed Look

Earlier this week, an Alaska Airlines employee posted a photo of what appeared to be a 737 with a refreshed livery on Instagram. Today, the airline itself posted photos of the aircraft, N549AS, with the refreshed livery on their Facebook page. With the exception of the winglets, the refreshed livery's…

TBT (Throwback Thursday) in Aviation History: USA 3000

USA 3000, originally known as Brendan Airways, was a small airline formed in 2001 as a way of flying cheap flights from the northeast to the Caribbean. USA3000 officially launched on December 28, 2001 with their first flight from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to Cancun, Mexico. USA3000 did most of their early…

Spirit Airlines Expands in Atlanta

On Tuesday, February 17th, 2015, Fort-Lauderdale based ultra-low cost carrier, Spirit Airlines, announced that it would be launching nine new routes out of Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport. The new routes will add service to Baltimore, Boston, Cleveland, Fort Myers, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Orlando, Philadelphia, and Tampa. Eight of the nine…

Southwest Airlines Announces Routes to Start in April

Friday, Southwest Airlines announced in a press release the addition of 10 new nonstop destinations from Dallas Love Field. Beginning April 8, 2015, travelers through Dallas will have access to 43 destinations. "With these new flights, Southwest is offering more of the low-fare nonstop travel our Dallas Customers want, at…

We Love Airplanes, Yes We Do.

I would like to start of by saying Happy Valentine's Day to all of our readers. As you probably can tell, the team here at Airline Geeks LOVES airplanes. Each team member has a different reason, but each reason is just as good as the last. This article will be…

US Airways Retires Last Boeing 767-200 From Fleet

Original Post: Jan. 20, 2015 | Updated: Feb. 13, 2015 On Feb. 12, 2015, we will say goodbye to the last Boeing 767-200 operating scheduled passenger flights in America. US Airways will be operating its final 767-200 flight, US 767 from Charlotte Douglas International Airport to Philadelphia International Airport Thursday…

Developing: Fight Breaks out Inside DFW Airport

Update 11:19 p.m. EST: Dallas-Ft. Worth International Airport released this statement a few minutes ago. DFW Airport Department of Public Safety is investigating a shooting incident that took place inside the Airport’s Terminal C at about 5:00PM this evening. The shooting involved one of two law enforcement agency officers from the…