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A Lufthansa A340-600 in Munich (Photo: AirlineGeeks | Fabian Behr)

Lufthansa to Reinstate Five A340-600s For First Class Cabins to Munich

As an inevitable result of the Covid-19 global pandemic, many international airlines have had to prematurely shortened the operating lifespan of their aircraft fleet, sending the majority either to long-term storage or retiring an entire fleet completely. The German national carrier Lufthansa was also a victim of such tragedy, having announced back in September of 2020 that as a result of declining passenger numbers and worsening outlook, the airline had to further reduce its fleet size. Prior to the pandemic,…

Avelo Airlines Forms Sweepstakes For 2021 Graduates

Covid-19 and its detrimental effects forced many airlines to overcome obstacles such as a dramatic slump in travel demand, stringent border entry requirements, reduced flight schedules and aircraft groundings. As a result, they had to quickly take action to adapt to the evolving landscape as conditions to efficiently operate flights…

Delta Air Lines Looking to Hire More Pilots By Next…

With this summer showing that leisure travel in the U.S continues to promise steady progress towards a return to pre-Covid volume levels – having screen over two million air travelers as of this past Sunday – and it is also noted that more business travelers are looking to cross different…

Unruly Passenger Reports on U.S. Airlines Surpass 3,000

Its been 15 months since the COVID-19 pandemic devastated the airline industry, but the United States' domestic travel boom is helping carriers ramp up operations and begin their post-pandemic recovery. However, the surge came with an unexpected challenge - a shocking number of unruly passengers. Reports of disruptive behavior on…

Taiwanese Airlines Introduce Vaccine Travel Packages

Earlier, Taiwan’s China Airlines and EVA Air have upped their frequencies to U.S. to meet the public demand. According to Taiwan’s Ministry of Transportation and Communications (MOTC), the daily average passenger count to U.S. in May was 361. However, the number of passengers has increased to 686 thus far in…

U.S. Airlines See Busiest Pandemic-Era Travel Week

The pandemic caused many challenges for the airline industry, such as restructurings, route suspensions and multitudes of cancellations. However, after a busy Father’s Day weekend, carriers are optimistic about their post-COVID recovery. According to JetTip, last week was the busiest pandemic-era week thus far for airports and airlines, which saw record…

Hundreds of American Flights Cancelled Due to Reported Pilot Shortage

American Airlines canceled over a hundred flights on Saturday and canceled hundreds of others in advance after a shortage of crew left the airline unable to operate some of its summer route network. Originally reported by View From the Wing, American's cancelations come as U.S. airlines continue to ramp up…

Qantas Expanding Deal With Alliance Airlines To Meet Strong Domestic…

Australian flag carrier Qantas is looking to expand its current three-year deal with Alliance Airlines - a partnership that provides its regional subsidiary QantasLink an addition of the Embraer E190 to its fleet - the airline announced in a press release on Thursday (June 17). QantasLink already has a current…

Cathay Pacific And Airbus Focusing On Single-Pilot Systems

Hong Kong-based Cathay Pacific is looking towards working with French aircraft manufacturing giant, Airbus, to innovate a new concept of reducing the number of flight crews needed on long-haul flights, with the idea of a lone pilot operating the flight deck for the majority of the flight time. The concept…

Korean Air Flies Its Longest Nonstop Flight

Korean Air flew its longest flight since its founding in 1969 last weekend using one of its Boeing 777-300ER passenger jets. The jet, registered KE8047, operated a nonstop cargo flight to Miami International Airport on June 12 from Korean Air's base at Seoul's Incheon International Airport. The journey lasted 14…