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TAP Air Portugal's newly delivered Airbus A330-900neo. (Photo: AirlineGeeks | Tom Pallini)

Lufthansa and United Alleged to Partner for TAP Air Portugal Acquisition

American serial airline entrepreneur David Neeleman is close to selling his share of Atlantic Gateway, the holding controller of Portuguese flag carrier TAP Air Portugal, to the Lufthansa Group, Portuguese newspaper Jornal de Negocios reported on Sunday. Neeleman controls 50 percent of Atlantic Gateway, which in turn owns 45 percent of TAP, with the Portuguese Government controlling 50 percent of the company and airline employees owning the remaining 5 percent. A former leader of the opposition liberal-conservative Social Democratic Party,…

David Neeleman’s Newest U.S. Airline Expects to Take Flight This…

After almost two years of rumors, aviation tycoon David Neeleman's startup airline in the United States was officially launched this Friday. Breeze Airways will be the name of the new company, which up until now was provisionally called "Moxy." The new airline, which labels itself as the "world's nicest airline,"…

JetBlue Names First A321neo After Founder

After a quick transatlantic hop from Hamburg, JetBlue’s first Airbus A321neo touched down at New York’s JFK airport on June 29. Since then, the aircraft has been preparing for its entry into service in Lake City, Flo. where the interior is being fitted as well. N2002J is nearing its final…

JetBlue Names First A321neo After Founder

After a quick transatlantic hop from Hamburg, JetBlue’s first Airbus A321neo touched down at New York’s JFK airport on June 29. Since then, the aircraft has been preparing for its entry into service in Lake City, Flo. where the interior is being fitted as well. N2002J is nearing its final…