2017: The Safest Year for Aviation in History

The year 2016 seemed to be a year of never-ending aviation incidents. From an Egyptair flight being "forcibly diverted" to Cyprus by a man wanting to impress his girlfriend, to then-Vice Presidential Candidate Mike Pence's chartered Eastern Airlines 737-700 overrunning the runway at LaGuardia, the accidents and incidents seemed to…

AirlineGeeks Year in Review: 2017

AirlineGeeks has experienced rapid growth over the past few years and this past year was no different. 2017 was another fantastic year of growth for us. Along with the website, the world of aviation saw many firsts, but sadly also a few lasts, including final flights and the shutdown of…

EASA Publishes Safety Promotion Program for 2017

The European Aviation Safety Agency's (EASA) approach to safety promotion was fully revamped in 2015. For every year since the agency has reviewed and improved its strategic plan. With the release of the Rulemaking and Safety Promotion Program 2017, for the first time, efficiency is made measurable in comparison to the…

Norwegian to Open New US Crew Bases Starting in March…

With the US Department of Transportation recently approving Norwegian Air International’s (NAI) application for a foreign carrier permit, the company is announcing plans to expand its crew bases. Next year, the airline will open a new base in Fort Lauderdale, as well as one in the Greater Boston area and…