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Joon aircraft lined up on the ramp at Paris-CDG (Photo: Air France)

Sir Alfred of Charles de Gaulle Airport

Many people anguish at having long layovers at airports. For those that are not very aviation inclined the experience generally borders on a monotony enough to drive them mad. Generally staying at the airport is not something most people look forward too. The pain can be alleviated by spending time at lounges, going shopping, or getting a bite to eat. However, one can only do so much of this. At some point the airport will become exhausting, those with longer…

Austin-Bergstrom Keeps Growing, Lands Two More Europe Routes

Austin has grown at a pace faster than almost all other U.S. cities over the past decade. Dubbed Silicon Hills for the large number of tech companies that are headquartered in and around the city, the rising tech industry has helped fuel both domestic and international air service over the…

Trip Report: Flying in Economy and Premium on Primera Air’s…

After nearly a decade of intra-European operations, Primera Air decided to enter the low-cost transatlantic realm just last year, dominated at the time by Norwegian Air Shuttle, WOW air and LEVEL. Although each had the same no-frills concept and a business model driven by ancillary fees, the three proved very…

HiFly A380 Grounded Following Collision at Paris-CDG

HiFly’s flagship A380 is making headlines again after it was damaged as it collided with a jet bridge as it was being towed forward at Paris Charles de Gaulle (CDG) last night whilst operating services for Air Austral. The flight UU978 was supposed to take off from Charles de Gaulle…

‘The New Indianapolis 500:’ Delta Connects Indianapolis to Paris-CDG With…

Starting on May 24, 2018, Atlanta-based Delta Air Lines will launch nonstop year-round service between Indianapolis International Airport and Paris-Charles de Gaulle. The route, operated by a Boeing 767-300ER, will be the first year-round transatlantic service from the Indianapolis region. Delta is one of the largest carriers in Indianapolis with…

Air France Set to Open Revamped Lounge at Paris-CDG

Starting March 1, 2017, select passengers traveling through Terminal 2G at Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport will be able to experience a new, more expansive lounge. According to the airline, the lounge, which is open to Air France Business and Elite Plus customers, is about five times larger than before, now…