Unique Connection Series Trip Report: Iron Mountain, Michigan

If you have read my articles in the past, then you know I love out-of-the-way airports, airlines and aircraft and would do almost anything to adventure to a new city or fly on a unique, rare aircraft type. So in continuation of this series, which I call my “Unique Connection…

Newborn Italian National Airline Heads Toward Privatization

The Italian government recently approved the decree for a new path to be taken by the newly formed Italian national airline, ITA Airways. Currently, the airline is 100% owned by the Italian state, specifically the Italian Ministry of Economy and Finance. However, the future of ITA Airways will be privatization.…

Aeroméxico Plans for Bankruptcy Exit

In 2020, Aeroméxico voluntarily entered the Chapter 11 process for financial restructuring to be able to face the billionaire debt that reached up to $5 billion. The Mexican carrier has debts with banking institutions, airport groups, Mexican government entities and suppliers including Boeing. Aeroméxico saw the number of passengers drop…

Photos: First Delta A321neo Out of Paint Shop in Hamburg

Delta's first A321neo made its debut on Friday after exiting Airbus' manufacturing facility in Hamburg, Germany. The Atlanta-based airline has 155 total A321neo aircraft on order after recently adding 30 more to its book in August 2021. The new aircraft's rollout for the U.S. airline was captured by local planespotters.…

ITA Airways Eyes Likely Agreement with Lufthansa As Delta Watches…

Though its operations first started less than three months ago, ITA Airways has become an airline of great interest both in its home country and around the world. The fact that it is the Italian national airline is a strategic factor both for the company itself and for other European…

Omicron Gives No Respite, New Restrictions and Canceled Flights

Close to the Christmas vacations, the Omicron variant forced United to cancel more than 100 flights. The airline itself said that many of its employees were infected due to the new variant of COVID-19. The cancellation is sure to have a major impact, given that it is Christmas Eve and…

Delta Kicks Off Multi-Year Alliance With Team USA

Call it an 'opening ceremony' of sorts for the start of a long-term deal. Delta officially launched its replacement role at the "Official Airline of Team USA" as the Atlanta-based airline begins its role with the multi-sport committee. Team USA was previously flown by United, who vacated the role with…

Delta Prepares for Fall Travel, Expects Rapid Growth in Northeast

Economic effects of the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic that crippled the airline industry throughout 2020 and into 2020 continue to loom large for the global travel industry, which remains a significant issue for airlines, specifically when several of the world's major carriers are pushing for a rapid recovery and a restoration of…

How Airline Marketing And Advertising Has Changed

The ongoing Covid-19 complication remains a significant disturbance to the airline industry, forcing several notable airlines to alter and modify their operations to adapt and overcome the disruption. The airlines are poised to constantly monitor and respond to the fluctuations in passenger travel demand while adjusting flight schedules, frequencies and…