United Strengthens Transatlantic Connectivity at Shannon with New Service from…

United is strengthening transatlantic operations at Shannon, Ireland's Airport with a new seasonal service from Chicago's O’Hare Airport. This route will boost Shannon’s international connection, as the airline also offers a nonstop connection from Newark, N.J. The airline’s last operation between Chicago's O’Hare Airport and Shannon was on September 6,…

Trip Report: Southern Airways Express Inaugural Flight From Muskegon, Michigan

This will probably sound like a broken record for avid AirlineGeeks readers, but in the Spring of 2022 SkyWest under the United Express brand requested to terminate 31 Essential Air Service communities. Now at least six months later, some of them have said that SkyWest isn't allowed to leave, some…

United Invests Another $15 Million in Electric Flying Taxi

United, on September 8, announced a $15 million investment in EVE Air Mobility. In addition, it made a conditional purchase agreement for 200 four-seat electric aircraft plus 200 options. The airline is expecting the first deliveries as early as 2026. EVE Air Mobility is an Embraer-backed startup that spun off…

Air Serbia Announces U.S. Route Network Expansion

Air Serbia — the Serbian national airline —with a hub in Belgrade, Serbia has announced plans to increase service to the United States, one aspect of which will include a new destination on its route map. In a press release from the airline which was posted to their website, they announced…

Avelo Adds Three New East Coast Routes

On Tuesday, Avelo Airlines announced three new routes from their popular east coast base in New Haven, Conn. The new routes will connect southern Connecticut with popular tourist and business destinations. The airline will launch flights, starting in late May — just in time for the summer travel season —…

SkyWest Reduces Essential Air Service Flights

Essential Air Service (EAS) is a group of government-funded airports around the country that airlines bid for and then are respectively won. Contracts are by law required to be followed out until completion unless they want to face heavy fines under federal law. In mid-January 2022, SkyWest announced its intentions…

Unique Connection Series Trip Report: Watertown, South Dakota

If you have read my articles in the past, you know I love out-of-the-way airports, airlines, and aircraft. This will be the second trip report in my “Unique Connection Series”, the first of which can be found here. Overview For this Unique Connection, I will be starting in Chicago and…

British Airways Schedules More A380 Destinations

Coming just on the heels of British Airways resuming Airbus A380 service to LAX, according to theaeronetwork, the airline has announced the resumption of four A380 destinations in the U.S. that are slated to begin this coming spring and summer: Boston, San Francisco, Washington D.C., and Chicago. Dallas Ft. Worth…

United Airlines Adds Three New Routes to Latin America, Caribbean

Amid an expected surge in travel demand to Latin America and the Caribbean this upcoming winter, United Airlines intends to add three new routes to the two regions from Chicago, Cleveland and Denver, per LiveandLetsFly. From December 18, United Airlines will launch a Saturday-only flight from Cleveland to Nassau, Bahamas,…