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A Primera Air A321neo at Washington Dulles (Photo: AirlineGeeks | Ben Suskind)

Primera Air Files for Bankruptcy, Plans to Cease Operations

Primera Air Scandinavia, more commonly known as Primera Air, and Primera Air Nordic are filing for bankruptcy, citing financial difficulties. Primera Air passengers seeking travel and refund advice can find additional information here. In a company email leaked on social media, Director of Flight Operations Anders Ludvigsson stated that both airlines will follow legal procedures on Oct. 2, 2018. One year on following the collapse of UK based Monarch Airlines. [caption id="attachment_25845" align="alignright" width="1024"] A Primera Air A321neo at Washington Dulles…

Trip Report: Flying in Economy and Premium on Primera Air’s…

After nearly a decade of intra-European operations, Primera Air decided to enter the low-cost transatlantic realm just last year, dominated at the time by Norwegian Air Shuttle, WOW air and LEVEL. Although each had the same no-frills concept and a business model driven by ancillary fees, the three proved very…

Primera Air Announces New European Destination, Inaugurates Washington Service

Low-cost long-haul carrier Primera Air has announced a major route expansion to a new European destination just four months from beginning its inaugural transatlantic service from Europe to North America. The airline will now serve the city of Brussels, Belgium from three cities in the United States. Newark, Washington and…

EasyJet Prepares for First A321neo Delivery

In May 2017, European-based easyJet announced that it was upgrading 30 of its A320neos on order to A321neos, becoming the largest aircraft in the airline's fleet. This summer, the first of these will arrive. The aircraft is set to have 235 seats, a 30 percent increase in seats from an A320…

Virgin America’s Upcoming Final Flights Mark the End of an…

As April 24 quickly approaches, so does the end of an era in American aviation as Virgin America will cease to exist in the early hours of the following day. The airline was recently purchased by Seattle-based Alaska Airlines for $2.6 billion and on Jan. 11, 2018 the two carriers…

Sources: Virgin America’s Final Day of Operation Slated for mid-January

According to two sources familiar with Alaska Airlines' acquisition of Virgin America, the airlines will fly under one single operating certificate as early as  Jan. 11, 2018. This move will officially close out the Virgin America callsign, "Redwood," and the carrier will be seen as Alaska Airlines in the eyes…

Photos: Hawaiian Airlines Recieves First Airbus A321neo

Hawaiian Airlines recently took delivery of its first Airbus A321neo aircraft. A team of the airline’s employees flew to Hamburg to pick up the aircraft, sporting Hawaiian’s newly revised livery. With the first aircraft delivered, Hawaiian has an additional 17 airplanes currently on order. Deliveries of the enhanced A321 aircraft…

Exclusive: A Day With Airbus at the Paris Air Show…

On Thursday, June 22, the fourth day of the Paris Air Show, our team had the opportunity to attend an exclusive, invitation-only event held by Airbus. Known as the "Blogger's Day," AirlineGeeks.com's European Lead, James Dinsdale, was joined by eight other attendees for the event which included guided tours of the…

Taking a Ride Onboard the World’s First Revenue A321neo Flight

The morning of a much-anticipated trip is always the best. Anticipation is at its zenith, excitement is at full throttle, and all an avgeek like myself can do is countdown the minutes until it is time to leave for the airport. Of course, this morning was the whole reason I…

easyJet Confirms Order for the Airbus A321neo

Today easyJet announced it has confirmed an order for 30 A321neos with Airbus, bringing an end to recent speculation of the airline recruiting larger aircraft to its single-aisle fleet. The announcement was made alongside the company's release of their financial results for the first half of the 2017 financial year.…