News
Trulli
An American Airlines 787-8 prepares to load cargo in Chicago (Photo: AirlineGeeks | Ian McMurtry)

American Grows Cargo Schedule as Shipping Demand Remains High

Lockdowns around the globe have created an increase in demand for shipping. The increase in demand in cargo is contrary to the drastic and dramatic drop in passenger demand as well as commercial flights. The reduction in passenger flights has lead to a drop in capacity for cargo as well. In response, passenger airlines have begun operation cargo-only flights utilizing their passenger there aircraft, including American Airlines. Since the end of March, the airline has been operating cargo-only flights to…

Aeromexico Announces Return to Services Across the World

This week, Aeromexico announced the return of its international operations to North America, Central America, Asia and Europe. Operations to South America will take place from July, except to Colombia and Argentina due to the measures implemented by their governments. Regarding Central America, two weekly flights will resume on June…

Aeroméxico Restarts International Flights while Mexico’s International LCCs Further Reduce…

Despite the declared "sanitary emergency" in Mexico, Mexico's national carrier, Aeroméxico, is reopening some international services and increasing frequency to Asia, Europe, the United States, Canada and some Latin American countries this month and next. Aeroméxico is seeking to restart some of its routes after it suspended flights to a…

Qantas Celebrates 60 Years of Jet Service

On July 29, 1959, a Qantas Boeing 707 took off from Sydney's Kingsford Airport bound for London, New York and San Francisco via Nadi and Honolulu, becoming the first commercial transpacific flight operated by a jet airliner. Nowadays, the Australian flag carrier serves each destination with their own routes daily…

A Look at the Airline Industry’s Changing Landscape with Next-Generation…

The global aviation panorama is undoubtedly changing at a relatively fast pace. Events happening over the last few months, such as Airbus stopping A380 production by 2021 and the recent launch of the extra-long range version of the Airbus A321 at the recent Paris Air Show, have highlighted a shift…

Ethiopian Airlines Continues North American Route Expansion, Announces Flights to…

Ethiopian Airlines will grow its North American routes, adding two cities in the continent to its route map. Scheduled to start in June, New York and Houston will see the African carrier launch flights to Addis Ababa via West Africa using Ethiopian's Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft. First on the list…

Kenya Airways Launches Historic Nairobi to New York Flight

Kenya Airways inaugurated its new longest flight on Monday from Nairobi to New York, becoming the first and only airline to connect East Africa and New York with a nonstop flight. The near-6,400 nautical mile long flight from Kenya’s capital city to New York touched down at sunrise on Monday,…

Lufthansa Evaluates New Long-Haul Aircraft to Renew Aging Airbus Fleet

German flag carrier Lufthansa is in the process of evaluating different long-haul widebody aircraft to be the successor of its A330 and A340 fleet. According to Bloomberg, the airline has requested proposals from both Airbus and Boeing on a potential deal that is said to involve the purchase of 20 aircraft…

United to Begin Flying Boeing 787-10s to Europe from Newark

United announced that it will begin flying Boeing 787s from its Newark base next year. The airline previously used this model from its bases in Houston, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Washington Dulles to several destinations across the globe. Flightglobal reported United’s announcement stated that the airline will be operating…

American Confirms Retrofitting Plan for Some Boeing 787-8s

American Airlines is undergoing a significant fleet renovation. Having retrofitted all of its 777 fleet with all-aisle access seats in business class and a denser configuration in economy with 10 abreast seats, the airline is now in the process of expanding premium economy across its long-haul fleet. Its latest move involves…