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How to Fly a Dornier 328 In The U.S. This Winter

Taos Air is one of the newest airlines in the U.S. In early October, the airline announced its debut flights between Taos, New Mexico and Texas cities Austin and Dallas Love Field. The charter air service will operate three weekly flights on Thursdays, Saturdays, and Sundays starting on Dec. 20, 2018. Flights will last the duration of the ski season. But for aviation enthusiasts, this is not your average seasonal charter service. The aircraft serving the two routes will be…

AAviationDay 2018: A Global Recap

In what is widely regarding as the preeminent aviation event of the year, AirlineGeeks and American Airlines held the third annual AAviationDay on Friday to promote the beauty of aviation to adoring enthusiasts around the world. The yearly event is planned around National Aviation Day, a national observation day started…

The Quest for One Last Flight: An Ode to the…

Once a mainstay at the country’s major airports, the McDonnell Douglas MD-80 is one of the most recognizable aircraft in the world. Flying for the likes of Trans World Airlines, Delta Air Lines and, most notably, American Airlines, the aircraft is best described as a workhorse, performing the short-medium haul…

Dallas/Fort Worth to Keflavik: Classic Competition and Hometown Pride

In the evening of May 24, a bright purple Airbus A330-300 touched down at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport. The aircraft, registered TF-WOW, is one of two of the type flying for Icelandic low-cost carrier WOW air. After taxiing into the Terminal D ramp, pilots tucked the aircraft into a hardstand…

American Will Fly to Cancun with a 787-8 Dreamliner

American Airlines announced recently that it will operate some of its routes to Cancun, Mexico with Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner aircraft, in a three-times-per-week schedule, both from Chicago O'Hare and Dallas-Fort Worth. Normally covered by smaller aircraft, such as the A321 or 737-800, the change aims to offer an improved passenger experience,…

28 Passengers and a Fading Brand: The Legacy of Virgin…

Virgin America is, and always has been, unlike any other airline in the United States. They offer a degree of luxury overtakes any of the other American competition, while keeping prices affordable. I had been on the airline once before and had an image ingrained in my head that came with…

Southwest Airlines Begins 2018 with Employee Bonuses and New Airplanes

The GOP tax bill has been making headlines recently and Southwest Airlines just announced a $1,000 bonus to all of its employees as a result of this tax reform. As a way for the airline to celebrate the recent passage of the tax reform legislation, the board of directors at…

Flying in the Cheer: The 12th Year of American Airlines’…

The scene at gate C2 on Saturday was one out of a movie. Hundreds of volunteers, veterans, soldiers, American Airlines employees, and media crowded around the end of the jet bridge, anxiously awaiting the arrival of an Airbus A321. The plane pulls up, the door is opened, and over 150…

American Airlines to Launch New Flights from Dallas-Fort Worth to…

Fort Worth-based American Airlines will begin flying to Keflavik Airport in Reykjavik, Iceland beginning on June 7, 2018. Daily flights to the world’s northernmost capital will go on sale on Monday, Nov. 20. The airline will serve Reykjavik from Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, American’s largest hub. Vasu Raja, Vice President…

Etihad Cuts Route to Dallas, Blames American Airlines

After operating non-stop flights three times weekly between Dallas Fort-Worth and Abu Dhabi for just over three years, Etihad Airways announced its plans to suspend the flight, effective March 25, 2018. The flight, which has been operating since February 2 of this year, is made possible by a codeshare agreement…