Condor Reveals New Design For A330neo Cabin Interior

On Wednesday, German leisure airline Condor revealed its plans for newly designed cabin interiors on its Airbus A330neo aircraft. The preview comes just months after the airline announced plans for colorful new liveries which feature vertical stripes along the entire fuselage, a design inspired by parasols, bath towels, and beach…

Avianca Adds New Premium Seating Option

Avianca has long anticipated the entrance of its new cabin configuration in its subsidiaries, bringing a new setup with the three new seat types: Premium, Plus and Economy. As previously mentioned, during the ALTA Airline Leaders Forum 2021, Avianca presented the three new seating configurations. Now, Avianca revealed its Premium…

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…

Delta Partners with Sky Express to Connect U.S. and Greek…

Delta and Sky Express announced that they will offer more options for both American and Greek passengers to connect between North America and Greece through their new interline agreement. Flights between the pair will originate out of Delta’s East Coast hubs of Atlanta, Boston, and New York. The new routes…

Flying South: Australian Flights to Antarctica

For a land literally meaning 'southern', Australia isn't all that far south. Gaining its name from the mythical Terra Australis, it was the last southern frontier in a world nearly complete in its exploration, or so it seemed. Officially, it was in 1820 when another land beyond was discovered -…

IAG Finalizes Agreement For Up To 150 Boeing 737 Aircraft

International Airlines Group (IAG) has announced on Thursday that they have reached an agreement with Boeing to order 25 737-8200 and 25 737-10 aircraft. The announcement also advises that the parent group of British Airways, Iberia, Vueling, Aer Lingus and LEVEL have the option for a further 100 aircraft in…

Tibet Airlines A319 Skids Off Runway

On May 12, a Tibet Airlines Airbus A319 performing the Chinese domestic flight TV9833 from Chongqing to Linzhi skidded off the runway after aborting its take-off. The aircraft was severely damaged with engines and landing gears ripped from its fuselage. All 122 passengers and crews evacuated before flames consumed the…

Regulators Inspect Aircraft Across India

In early May, the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) — India's commercial aviation regulator — started overnight inspections of many aircraft across the county. The goal of the initiative is to inspect aircraft that belong to Indian carriers with weak finances or aging fleets. When considering the state of…

Lufthansa Adds More Long Haul Aircraft as 777-9 Delivery Woes…

The Lufthansa Group on Monday decided to move forward with the decision to purchase over a dozen more long-haul widebody aircraft with both passenger and cargo additions to its already extensive fleet.  Prompted by continued delays in the delivery of the group’s expected Boeing 777-9s, Lufthansa’s Supervisory Board approved the…