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…

Air New Zealand Poised to Provide ‘Best Sleep in the…

Air New Zealand unveiled its plan on Wednesday for completely redesigned cabins on its Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners, creating a much more comfortable experience for passengers on the carrier's long-haul flights. The announcement comes as a response to the airline’s "overwhelming amount of customer feedback on the importance of sleep and…

A380 Superjumbo Makes Return as Travel Demand Skyrockets

When the COVID-19 pandemic struck the aviation industry in March of 2020, many carriers scrambled to send as many aircraft as they could to storage sites around the world in an effort to cut costs. Airlines looked first to the aircraft that they felt provided little value to them in…

Behind-the-Scenes at “Hawai’i’s Hometown Airline” in Honolulu

An AvGeek couldn't visit the Hawaiian Islands without thinking about the airline that carries the namesake of them, Hawaiian Airlines. Based in Honolulu on the island of O'ahu, the airline spans across the Pacific Ocean in all directions and now with the global pandemic finally calming down, the airline has…

Aeroméxico Increases Fleet, Could Suspend Flights to South Korea

Air Lease Corporation (ALC), Aeroméxico's main aircraft lessor, will lease nine Boeing 737 aircraft to Aeroméxico made up of two 737-8s and seven 737-9s. These aircraft will be delivered between July 2022 and August 2023, depending on ALC's order book with Boeing. The deal comes after Aeroméxico said last week…

Bamboo Airways Eyes International Route Expansion

Bamboo Airways — a  Vietnamese leisure carrier — hasn’t stopped expanding its route map during the pandemic. Recently, the carrier announced the launch for flight operations between Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam and Sydney on March 30. The new route is subject to government approval. The announcement has come days…

Qantas, Perth Airport Resolve Fees Dispute in Court

Qantas and Perth, Australia's Airport aeronautical fee saga have come to an end. The Supreme Court of Western Australia has ordered Qantas to pay aeronautical fees. Perth Airport initially sued Qantas for outstanding bills of sixteen million Australian dollars ($11.49 million), but the flag carrier believed that it pays through…

Aeroméxico Plans Return to London

On April 1, Aeroméxico will restart operations to London with 5 weekly flights using its Boeing 787 Dreamliners. The flight resumptions represent a monthly offer of more than 9 thousand seats. In a statement, Aeroméxico stated that with this resumption, the carrier will be operating six direct routes to Europe,…

Boeing 747 Legacy Carried On Through Tourist Attractions

More than 50 Years after the first Boeing 747 rolled off the assembly line in 1968, the iconic jet is still being produced at Boeing's factory in Everett, WA. But not for much longer. Production will end in 2022 and it looks like the last one will be line number…