Northern Pacific Airways Completes Demonstration Tour, Unveils Hub

Northern Pacific Airways — an upcoming Anchorage, Alaska-based transpacific airline — is picking up speed in preparation for launching flight operations. Sporting a distinctive livery design, the first of the fleet's newly refurbished 757-200s took off from Ontario, Calif. on Oct. 18. The plane conducted a 4-city, multi-state demonstration tour…

U.S. Start-Up Northern Pacific Airways Talks Future at Sumptuous California…

Northern Pacific Airways introduced the livery design of its first aircraft at an event in San Bernadino, Calif. on Tuesday. The 26-year-old Boeing 757 aircraft previously operated for U.S. Airways and American Airlines and will be one of 12 757s initially planned for the commencement of services by the Anchorage,…

AirlineGeeks Webinar: How Test Flights Work with Honeywell Aerospace

As part of its webinar series, AirlineGeeks will be hosting Honeywell Aerospace's Joe Duval to discuss test flights and experimental aircraft. Mr. Duval has decades of experience as a pilot and aviation professional, operating several of Honeywell's testbed aircraft, including the Boeing 757-200. Join AirlineGeeks and Honeywell Aerospace on June…

How a 38-Year-Old 757 Tests the Next Generation of Aviation…

Age is just a number, as they say, and Honeywell’s 757-200 is no exception to this rule. The aircraft — registered as N757HW — tests some of the latest and greatest aviation technologies, including safety systems, powerplants and products targeted more towards the airline passenger. N757HW was the fifth 757…

Cabo Verde Airlines Starts its Sal Hub, Begins Flights to…

This Thursday, Porto Alegre planespotters could celebrate for the first time in months. The southernmost capital in Brazil received the first scheduled passengers 757 operation in the city since the VARIG years. However, if the aircraft is already considered "odd" in an era where MAXs and neos are each day…

UPS Operates Charter Flight to Support Hurricane Dorian Relief Effort

Last week, Hurricane Dorian ravaged the Bahamas for two days. With 185 mph winds and torrential rains, the category 5 hurricane unleashed an immense path of devastation and destruction on the island nation. In the storm's wake, it is reported that at least 45 people are dead.  70,000 people have…

Cabo Verde Airlines Announces Route to Washington

Cabo Verde Airlines, the national flag carrier of Cape Verde archipelago, has announced a network expansion that will include nonstop service to Washington Dulles International Airport with a thrice weekly frequency. The route will be operated by the carrier's Boeing 757-200 fleet and the flights will depart Ilha de Sal…

The Leisure Liner: How Airlines are Utilizing the Boeing 757-300…

Following the success of the Boeing 757-200, the Boeing 757-300 was originally launched in 1996 as a way to provide a narrowbody alternative to the Boeing 767-200 and McDonnell-Douglas MD-10. The aircraft would have the same wingspan and height as the Boeing 757-200 but a 23.4-foot longer fuselage would allow…

An Irish Alliance: Aer Lingus and Ryanair Sign Flight-Connection Deal

Ireland's two largest airlines have agreed to a historic deal to connect short and long-haul routes out of the country's capital, Dublin. Flag-carrier Aer Lingus and eminent low-cost carrier Ryanair signed the cooperation agreement that will allow easier connection for customers looking to explore Europe and beyond. It's a particularly unusual move…