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An overview of the new 9-gate eastern expansion of Austin-Bergstrom International Airport. (Photo: AirlineGeeks | Mateen Kontoravdis)

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 past decade. Between January and August, Austin-Bergstrom International Airport welcomed 11,434,493 passengers, up 8.78 percent compared to the same period in 2018. The airport is expected to handle upwards of…

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…