Effective immediately, United Continental Holdings Inc. said that Jeff Smisek will resign from his position as chairman, president, chief executive officer, and as a director. In replacement, the company has appointed Oscar Munoz as president,
The United Kingdom’s largest airport, London Heathrow, has been running at almost full capacity since the ability for cheap air travel was created back in the 1960s. While many plans have been drawn up, scrapped
This week the Canadian airline, CanJet, has finally called it quits. The leisure and charter carrier was a shell of its former self and after multiple cuts which slowed but didn’t stop the financial bleeding,
On Tuesday, Malaysia Airlines welcomed the formation of their new company, Malaysia Airlines Berhad. CEO Christoph Mueller walked through Kuala Lumpur International Airport, along with other staff members and senior managers, to mark the occasion.
In the early history of British aviation, British Airways Overseas Corporation (B.O.A.C.) dominated the landscape. Many independent airlines have tried to challenge the B.O.A.C. dynasty, but most faltered after a few years of operations and failed
As the Airline Deregulation Act of 1978 has slowly consolidated the American airline industry down to only three major players, smaller players such as Alaska Airlines have begun to see the effects of much bigger players
Flight Number: B6 1393 Origin: FLL Destination: NAS Aircraft: Airbus A320 A much-needed vacation starts out like any vacation, at 4:30 in the morning. An early morning rise was a sacrifice I was willing to
At approximately 7:00PM on Sunday evening, travel plans for passengers traveling through Newark Liberty International Airport’s Terminal C, took a turn for the worse. A man entered a prohibited exit to C3 which is a secured hallway:
From their start in 1978, Big Sky Airlines played an important role in connecting small cities across Montana, as well as cities in Washington, Idaho, Colorado, and Wyoming during a significant portion of its existence.
JetBlue is known for daring to be different. On Thursday, August 21, 2015 Carly Rae Jepsen helped fulfill that idea and airline’s other value of fun. She hosted a concert at JetBlue’s flagship terminal at
I start this review with a question: what do the Norwegian Cruise Line’s Norwegian Breakaway and American Airlines have in common? Answer: they both take two days to get their passengers to Bermuda. I had
TACA (Transportes Aereos del Continente Americano) was formed in 1931 when a New Zealand billionaire, Lowell Yerex, wanted to form a chain of airlines in Central and South America. Each airline started with Stinson aircraft
At noon on August 15, many were looking forward to a beautiful weekend with nice temperatures across the board but were rudely awakened when their travel plans were interrupted by a power outage in the
This past Tuesday our Associate editor, Joe Pesek, was able to sit down with the Chief of Marketing and Air Service Development at Cleveland Hopkins International Airport, Todd Payne, to discuss the airport’s history, its
On May 22, 1973, Aeroperú took to the skies, becoming Peru’s flag carrier for several intense and difficult years. The struggle to maintain operations would ensue for most of their years in the sky, worsened