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A 777 awaits its fate in storage as the coronavirus pandemic ravages global travel demand (Photo: AirlineGeeks | Ryan Ewing)

As Major Airports Shudder, a Single-Runway Arizona Airpark Bustles

Amid a global crisis that has practically reduced global travel to a skeleton of what it once was, a small, single-runway airpark smack-dab in the middle of the Arizona desert is an unlikely portrait of productivity. Pinal Airpark, situated along the Interstate 10 corridor between Phoenix and Tucson, in Marana, Ariz. has only one runway measuring at 6,849 feet, yet it is home to airline fleets of all aircraft types, both large and small. The cloudless blue skies join the…

First Widebodies Sporting United’s New Livery Spotted

United Airlines unveiled its updated livery in April after months of speculations that a new color scheme was on the horizon. The final product was presented during an event at the airline’s Chicago O’Hare hangar and was met with mixed reviews from fans and employees. N37267, an 18-year-old 737-800, was…

Atlas Air 767 Freighter Crashes Near Houston-IAH

An Atlas Air Boeing 767-300ER Freighter has crashed into Trinity Bay, east of Houston. The aircraft departed Miami International Airport with Houston Intercontinental airport as its destination at 11:33 local time, and crashed "shortly before 12:45", according to an FAA statement. The crash occurred about 40 miles southeast of Bush…

Hawaiian Airlines Bids Farewell to Boeing 767 Fleet

Earlier this week Hawaiian Airlines retired its last Boeing 767-300ER from its fleet. The last aircraft, tail number N594HA, flew its final commercial flight on Monday, Jan. 7 arriving in Honolulu from Sacramento. Guests were greeted by Hawaiian agents on arrival and were given traditional Hawaiian lei as they deplaned.…

British Airways Puts Boeing 767 Fleet into Retirement

The last British Airways service operated by a Boeing 767 landed at London Heathrow for the final time on Sunday evening following almost three decades of operations for the airline. The 767 was the first wide-body twinjet aircraft designed by Boeing which took to the air in 1981 and was…

FedEx Places Order for 24 Additional Boeing Freighters

Boeing and FedEx announced a new order for 12 767 and 12 777 Freighters with a list price value of $6.6 billion dollars on Tuesday. "We are taking another positive step in our fleet modernization program as we add more efficient, lower emission aircraft to our global fleet," said David L.…

American Airlines Adds New Routes to Argentina, Reduces Brazil Flights

American Airlines announced on March 27 that beginning Dec. 19, 2018 it will commence operating the Buenos Aires Ezeiza Airport to Los Angeles (LAX) route, in a three-services per week schedule. The aircraft of choice for the route is the Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner, with 30 fully lie-flat seats in Business…

LATAM Expands Its European Service with New Route to Rome

LATAM Airlines Brazil has inaugurated a new route between Sao Paulo (Brazil) and Rome, Italy, connecting Fiumicino Airport with Sao Paulo's Guarulhos, three times a week, following a press conference held last week in Brazil. Starting in July 2018, following governmental approval, the airline plans to make the flight a…

Glaciers to America: Icelandair Announces San Francisco and Baltimore Flights

On Thursday, Icelandair announced new routes from its hub in Reykjavik. The newly added routes will feature the return of its service to San Francisco, along with new flights to Baltimore. Flights to San Francisco will begin on June 1, while flights to Baltimore will begin May 28. Both flights are…

Condor Airlines Adds Third Flight to Austin

Condor Airlines will be expanding it's service to Austin, Texas by adding an additional flight to the Texas capital beginning on June 27, 2018. The airline will begin it's summer seasonal service on May 28, 2018 and flights will run until September 27, 2018. The low-cost German airline chose Austin…