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Stored Boeing 737 MAX aircraft in Everett, Wash. (Photo: AirlineGeeks | Katie Bailey)

February Wave of 737 MAX Cancellations Hits Boeing

Chicago-based Boeing’s net sales for 2020 currently sits at 28 aircraft cancellations. The airline recorded its first orders of the year in February following a quiet January. BBAM announced an order for three converted 737-800 freighters and two weeks later All Nippon Airways (ANA) committed to a firm order for 15 Boeing 787 Dreamliners, with options for five more. Despite logging 18 orders during the month, Boeing saw 41 Boeing 737 MAX cancellations from a global range of customers. Air…

Airlines Further Adjust Flight Programs Following COVID-19

Airlines across the world are continuing to downsize their flying program in response to the drop in demand, following the outbreak of COVID-19 as it sweeps across the world. Hong Kong-based Cathay Pacific has been battling the effects of the virus since the outbreak back in December no thanks to…

Undisclosed Number of British Airways Flights Disrupted By IT Issue

British Airways was affected on Wednesday night by an undisclosed ‘technical issue’ which resulted in a disruption to the airline’s schedule with flight delays and cancellations. A statement from the airline said: "Our teams are working hard to resolve a technical issue which is affecting some of our flights, and…

Spanish Volotea Receives Warning From Italian Government

Spanish low-cost carrier Volotea has been told by the Italian civil aviation authority that it could be blocked from operating within Italy if its flight schedules are continuously delayed. Italy's National Agency for Civil Aviation, or ENAC, has accused the Barcelona-based carrier of "numerous critical issues" this past summer, some…

Bali’s Mount Agung Erupts, Strands Thousands of Passengers in Its…

As Mount Agung continues to erupt on the island of Bali, the effects are starting to be felt with regards to air travel in the region. Bali's biggest airport, Denpasar International Airport, closed down on Monday stranding tens of thousands of passengers. Before the shutdown, all decisions about flying into…

Allegiant Strands 200 Passengers in Las Vegas

Around 200 Allegiant Air passengers were stranded in Las Vegas on Sunday night after their outbound flight to Oklahoma City was cancelled and were told that the next flight would be on Thursday. After boarding the aircraft, passengers were deplaned due to mechanical issues with the airline's McDonnell Douglas MD-83.…

Multiple Flights Cancelled Due To Heat In Phoenix

With temperatures approaching record highs this week in Phoenix, Arizona, American Airlines has had to cancel more than 40 flights in and out of Phoenix Sky Harbor simply because the planes cannot take off. Over the past couple of days, temperatures at the airport have been hovering around 120 degrees…