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JetBlue Expands Mint Service from New York

On Sunday, JetBlue Airways inaugurated Mint service from New York’s JFK Airport to Seattle-Tacoma Airport. This route is the latest to receive Mint service, following a series of expansion of JetBlue’s newest premium offering from its original mandate of serving key transcontinental routes between New York and California. History of JetBlue Mint Traditionally, JetBlue has operated its flights in a single-cabin configuration. It wasn’t until 13 years into operations that JetBlue decided it was time to offer passengers a premium…

Trip Report: Flying One of the Few Classic Boeing 737s…

Laid-back Caribbean carrier Cayman Airways is one of the few operators to still fly the classic 737 series. With three of the aircraft in their current fleet of six aircraft, the Classics play a large role in the airline's operations. However, the airline is in the process of getting these…

Italy’s Meridiana Relaunches as Air Italy

The Italian aviation market continues to provide headlines as it was announced on Monday that Sardinian-based carrier Meridiana would be rebranded as Air Italy with fleet expansion plans and a base at Milan Malpensa. The announcement confirms months of speculation that a shake-up of the operation was imminent after Qatar…

TBT (Throwback Thursday) in Aviation History: Trans-Colorado Airlines

Trans-Colorado Airlines was founded in August 1980 in the quiet mountain town of Gunnison, Colo. In its infancy, flights were operated to Denver's Stapleton Airport using a single Swearingen Metro II turboprop aircraft. The airline was founded during the post-Deregulation era in the U.S. when regional airlines were experiencing a…

Kenya Airways Celebrates First Steps of Nairobi to New York…

On Thursday, Kenya Airways began selling tickets for its new flight from its main hub in Nairobi to New York's John F. Kennedy Airport. The route, which is set to commence on Oct. 28, would be the airline's first to the U.S. With the commencement of this route, Kenya Airways…

Qatar Airways to Launch New Flights Between Doha and Cardiff

Cardiff Airport has announced that Doha-based carrier Qatar Airways will launch a new UK service to Doha from the Welsh city. The flights are due to start in 2018 and information regarding flight scheduling and aircraft types have yet to be announced. The new route will operate from Hamad International…