Air Canada Adds Routes to US On Heels of Covid…

A few days after the Canadian government completely lifted all restrictions to international travel introduced during the Covid-19 pandemic, Air Canada announced two new transborder services that will link Canadian cities to hubs of their Star Alliance partner United Airlines. Halifax Regains Access to New York City Starting from mid-December,…

Japan Airlines Considers Replacements for Aircraft in Fleet

Japan Airlines is looking to modernize its fleet and subscribe to more fuel-efficient aircraft, according to Bloomberg. The airline owns 45 Boeing 737 aircraft with a median age of 12.5 years old and looks to replace them with Boeing 737 MAXs or Airbus A320Neos.  It is expected to be a…

Qantas, Airbus Join Forces to Develop SAFs in Australia

The global aviation industry is converging on Doha, Qatar for the 78th IATA Annual General Meeting, held in person for the first time, since the 2019 meeting took place in Seoul. Airbus and Qantas have made an announcement of cooperation that will see the Australian flag carrier invest $200 million…

Trip Report: Mobile, Alabama’s Airbus Factory Tour

It's the dream of any aviation geek to visit OEM factories for a behind-the-scenes look into the makings of the flying machines. Airbus's factory tour in Mobile, Alabama is the latest addition to this amazing collection of experiences.  I finally got my chance to partake in the tour in March…

JetBlue Set to Become Largest A220 Operator with New Order

JetBlue on Tuesday announced an agreement allowing the airline to exercise options to add an additional 30 Airbus A220 aircraft to its order book. The order brings the airline's total to 100 A220s making it the largest operator of the type. The New York-based carrier announced its initial order for…

What’s To Come for ITA Airways in 2022

On January 12, 2022, ITA Airways President Alfredo Altavilla and CEO Fabio Lazzerini attended a hearing at the Transport Commission of the Italian Chamber of Deputies. During the meeting, they presented the 2021 results of the airline and the future prospects of the Italian flag carrier in 2022. After approving…

EgyptAir Replaces Air Sinai on Flights to Tel Aviv After…

The first-ever Egyptair commercial flight to Israel landed at Ben-Gurion Airport on Sunday, Oct. 3. The Egyptian national carrier will now run four weekly round-trip commercial flights between Tel Aviv and Cairo. The flight covers a distance of just 245 miles in each direction, and is blocked at 80-85 minutes…

Nigeria’s Green Africa Airways Slated for June Launch

While most aviation companies have felt the heavy impact of the Covid-19 outbreak, some entrepreneurs in the space have taken the crisis as an opportunity to embark on new ventures. One of the most notable in recent months is Nigeria's Green Africa Airways, a brainchild of a serial entrepreneur Babawande…

India Regional Carrier TruJet Eyes Airbus A220, E2

In an interview with the Indian publication Money Control, Laxmi Prasad, the chairman of TruJet minority owner Interups Inc., revealed plans for TruJet to purchase 54 Airbus A220s and 54 Embraer E2s. The news arrived after his investment firm, Interups Inc., acquired a 49.9% stake in the company. TruJet expects talks…