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A Singapore Airlines A380 coming in to land in Los Angeles. (Photo: AirlineGeeks | William Derrickson)

Singapore Airlines Is Bringing Back Its A380s

The Airbus A380 has definitely had quite the rollercoaster ride during the pandemic, with bad times ranging from early retirements from some airlines to having its production stopped for good and eventually having been grounded or parked for what would seem like an eternity in storage airport. And then by some miracle, the good times suddenly came flooding back rather consecutively as travel demand ramped up and borders kept opening worldwide, airlines such as British Airways and Qatar had brought…

United Airlines Reveals Biggest-Ever Transatlantic Network Expansion

United Airlines has been known to use cryptic social media posts to build up suspense to the reveal of big news. This year, that took the form of a video posted on the airline's social media accounts, allowing followers to guess the new routes the airline was planning to introduce…

Flyr Adding Boeing 737 MAX To Fleet

Having just taken to the skies for the first time in June, Norway's new airline Flyr has decided to take yet another step in expanding its fleet in a way that is similar to that of the old Norwegian. The Oslo-based Flyr on Wednesday signed a letter of intent with…

Air Belgium Replacing A340s With Delivery Of Its First A330neo

In July this year July, Air Belgium announced its decided agreement with Airbus on the order of two brand-new A330neo aircraft, with the first flight scheduled around mid-October. The Belgian carrier has been operating with an all-Airbus widebody fleet that includes the A340-300 and the A330-200F. As part of its…

WestJet Connects Toronto to Dublin

Starting in the coming spring, WestJet has plans to expand its network that will feature a new route that will connect its passengers from the airline's Toronto hub to Dublin, Ireland. Beginning on May 15 of 2022, the Canadian low-cost carrier hopes to operate a seasonal summer flight service four…

British Airways A380 To Return to Service

During the beginnings of the Covid-19 pandemic in early 2020, British Airways grounded its Airbus A380 fleet, including 12 of the aircraft type. The potential for any change in the future seemed quite uncertain as the pandemic — and the year — went on. Just a couple of months ago,…

Lufthansa Adds Four Additional Airbus A350s

The thought of the end of the pandemic brings forth a great hint of uncertainty, and passenger demand remains just as volatile as new waves of infections and border restrictions. As airlines worldwide continue to review their portfolios, some have to consider leasing out part of their fleet to cut…

Lufthansa Cargo Welcomes New Freighters, to Retire Last MD-11F

In service since 1990, the then-modernized long-range, wide-body Boeing MD-11 was mainly known for its iconic tri-engines, winglets and advanced electronic flight instrument system. Despite its lack of commercial success, however, the MD-11 has over time been built mainly for freighter operations, becoming the MD-11F. As the years went by,…

Scoot Increases Athens-Berlin, Resumes Services

The recent continuous rise in community Covid-19 cases in Singapore has led to an increase in calibrated safe management measures and extensive testing, alongside stringent contact tracing measures. Around the world, the Delta variant has also caused panic and led to some trepidation with regard to travel, causing certain countries…

Emirates Becomes First Airline To Implement IATA Travel Pass

The ongoing Covid-19 pandemic has made travelling for passengers a lot more troublesome than it used to be, with additional documentation and safety measures required before entry and exit is allowed in dozens of countries throughout the world. This then paved the way for various innovative solutions developed by numerous…