PHOTO STORY: The World’s First 747-400 Heads to The Delta…

When Boeing launched the 747 people stood in awe of its massive size, power, and sheer beauty. And now, nearly 47 years later, that beauty and majesty of the 747 continues to exist. Yesterday, the first 747-400 was moved to its final resting place at the Delta Flight Museum in…

TBT (Throwback Thursday) in Aviation History: Pan Am

In 1927, a crucial air mail transport task from Key West to Havana led to the formation of Pan Am. Initially an air mail carrier, the widely known airline grew to become prosperous and successful, allowing for a well-remembered legacy that continues to fly high today. During the early years…

Air France Says “Au Revoir” to the Boeing 747

Nearly half a century after its first flight from Paris to New York in the 1970s, the aircraft affectionately known as the Jumbo Jet will bid an emotional farewell to the Boeing 747 with a tribute flight. On 14 January 2016, Air France is offering its customers a unique experience…

American and Qantas increase Their Partnership: Announce New Trans-Pacific Routes

On Tuesday, June 9th, Qantas and American Airlines held a press conference at the IATA Annual General Meeting. In this conference, Doug Parker, American's CEO, and Alan Joyce, Qantas' CEO, sat down to make numerous important announcements having to do with their route networks. Speaking first, Doug Parker addressed members…

Happy St. Patrick’s Day! #GreenPlanes

From all of us at AirlineGeeks, we wish you a great St. Patrick's Day! Today is a day where green becomes a much more seen color, but how important is the simple color in the airline industry? Besides being the standard livery for Aer Lingus, green is also important in…

An Inside Look at Delta Air Lines

[caption id="attachment_666" align="alignright" width="300"] Photo provided by Ryan Ewing[/caption] For roughly 90 years, Delta Air Lines has been flying passengers all over the world. Led by CEO Richard Anderson, Delta isn’t only flying; they are thriving in a financially unstable airline industry. With more than 5,400 daily flights, 722 mainline aircraft,…

Where The #AvGeeks Come Out to Play: Aviation Geek Fest…

As snow poured in the D.C. area on February, 14th, 2014, I remembered that in about 24 hours I would be in Seattle. But, I wasn’t just going to Seattle to explore the city, I was going to make my love for aviation flourish at Aviation Geek Fest 2014. After…