Qantas Hit with U.S. DOT Fine Regarding New York to…

Qantas Airways, Australia’s national carrier, has been fined $125,000 by the U.S. Department of Transportation. The fine involves the carrier's route between New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport and Los Angeles International Airport. The carrier operates the leg as a tag-on to one of its daily services between Los…

SonAir Ends Houston Express After 17 Years

Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) made headlines when it became the first airport in North America to offer non-stop flights to each continent, excluding Antarctica, a few weeks ago. The addition of United’s flight from IAH to Sydney meant that there was now a direct flight to mainland Australia.…

Lufthansa Officially Unveils New Livery at Dazzling Frankfurt Event

After weeks of speculation, Lufthansa officially displayed its new livery in an unveiling ceremony on Wednesday in Frankfurt. Lufthansa's new livery will focus more on dark blue and white, leaving out the yellow crane logo on the tailfin that has been primarily associated with the airline and is one of…

Lufthansa Shows Off New Livery Prior to Highly-Anticipated Unveiling Event

It is hard to keep a secret as big as a 747. Last week, a few pictures were leaked and German carrier Lufthansa had no choice but to go with the flow; its livery redesign was exposed and caused mixed emotions amongst aviation enthusiasts and the general public. https://twitter.com/lufthansaNews/status/959715355211034624 After years…

UPS Confirms Order for 14 Additional 747-8F Aircraft

UPS confirmed an order for 14 more Boeing 747-8 freighters breathing new life into the otherwise stagnant jumbo aircraft program. While passenger service using this iconic aircraft is decreasing, the use of the 747 in the cargo world grows a bit more. Orders for the Boeing passenger aircraft have been…

Photo Gallery: A Last Look at Delta’s Queen of the…

Delta Air Lines’ 747 made a stop at Los Angeles International Airport this week on its hub-to-hub farewell tour for the Queen of the Skies. Delta ship 6314 arrived at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) on Wednesday morning before 10 a.m. and parked at LAX’s Flight Path Museum & Learning…

Delta Boeing 747-400 Pays Visit to Paine Field Roots

Delta Air Lines marked the start of their Boeing 747-400 farewell tour with a special stop at the home of Boeing, Paine Field in Everett, Wash. One of the last passenger 747 flights in the U.S. marked the return to the location where the 747 first started its life. As…

Delta’s Boeing 747 Farewell Tour Gets an Additional High-Profile Stop

On Thursday, Delta Air Lines announced they would add a stop Boeing 747 farewell tour. The farewell tour for the iconic aircraft will now also stop at Paine Field in Everett, Wash. The airport is home to Boeing's main aircraft manufacturing plant. The tour is already scheduled to originate in…

Germany’s Cartel Office Eyes Lufthansa Fares After Air Berlin Shut…

The Federal Cartel Office, Germany’s national competition regulator, has its eyes on Lufthansa after prices on domestic flights skyrocketed following Air Berlin ending all flights in October. Germany’s second-largest carrier ceased operations last month after filing for insolvency in August and now the country is facing a shortage of domestic…