Aircraft on the move at New York's LaGuardia Airport (Photo: AirlineGeeks | William Derrickson)

Opinion: Even During a Pandemic, Domestic Air Travel Remains a Necessity

I recently came across an opinion piece by a fellow aviation reporter, arguing that domestic air travel in the U.S. essentially needs to be halted as COVID-19 cases grow by the day. I am certainly not discrediting Mr. Sumer’s opinion as the article itself does make several valid claims, nor am I saying that social distancing and staying home to quell the spread of this virus isn’t important. It absolutely is. On the contrary, however, I do not believe halting…

TBT (Throwback Thursday) in Aviation History: Aeroperú

On May 22, 1973, Aeroperú took to the skies, becoming Peru's flag carrier for several intense and difficult years. The struggle to maintain operations would ensue for most of their years in the sky, worsened by failed merger attempts and tragedy. Regardless, Aeroperú was popular for its extensive route network…