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WestJet Expands European Network with New Barcelona Flight

Calgary-based WestJet launched seasonal nonstop flights to Barcelona's El Prat Airport from its hub at Toronto on Friday, marking WestJet's fifth transatlantic service. Joining the list of the airline's mostly seasonal European operation, this is also the airline's first flight to Spain and the Iberian Peninsula. The new service will be operated on its existing Boeing 767-300ER aircraft, however, and not its new Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners. "This flight between Barcelona and Toronto complements our existing Toronto to London Gatwick service…

Boeing Secures First Major Order Since 737 MAX Grounding

There is no doubt that 2019 is not treating Boeing well, as a consequence of the second 737 MAX accident, followed by the global grounding of the entire fleet. Last April, the builder was unable to secure any new orders both for its short and long-haul products, triggering questions about…

All Nippon Airways Receives First 787-10 Dreamliner

All Nippon Airways (ANA) has taken delivery the first of three Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner's arriving on March 31 (JA 900A) becoming the first Japanese operator of the longest variant. ANA, which is the largest operator of the 787, flies the 787-8 and 787-9 variants and will now operate all three…

EgyptAir Takes Delivery of First 787 Dreamliner

EgyptAir has taken delivery of its first Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner following a ceremony at Paine Field in Everett, Wash. on Wednesday. Egypt’s national carrier becomes the fourth operator of the ultra-modern aircraft in Africa and only the second North African carrier behind Royal Air Maroc. [caption id="attachment_32384" align="alignnone" width="1024"] EgyptAir's…

EgyptAir Adds Washington-Dulles Route with 787 Dreamliner

EgyptAir is expanding its service to North America, planning service to Washington, D.C. beginning this summer. According to RoutesOnline and reported by sources within EgyptAir to AirlineGeeks, EgyptAir will launch the service on June 3 on a three-times-weekly basis. Currently, EgyptAir serves two North American cities, New York and Toronto,…

Air Europa Continues to Grow Latin American Market, Nears Long-Standing…

Over the past few years, Air Europa has been strengthening its route network between its hub in Madrid and Latin America, with flights to Guayaquil, Ecuador; San Pedro de Sula, Honduras and Cordoba, Argentina via Asuncion Paraguay, having been added in the last two years. The airline now flies to…

Onboard the “First” Flight: Flying on United’s New Boeing 787-10…

It was an early morning in Los Angeles as Terminal 7's Gate 77 was a buzz on Monday at 7:00 a.m. with excited passengers, all lined up to board a special United Airlines aircraft. United operates flights nearly every hour between Los Angeles and Newark, but the 8:15 a.m. departure…

Trip Report: Flying Business Class on an Avianca Boeing 787-8…

Avianca recently began to operate flights between Bogota and Munich, with the service starting on Nov. 16, in what has become the carrier's fourth destination in Europe after Madrid, Barcelona and London. The flight is not only the longest that the airline operates to Europe but is also the longest…

Royal Air Maroc Debuts Newly-Delivered Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner on New…

Royal Air Maroc inducted its newest aircraft, the Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner, into long-haul flying on Friday when the aircraft flew the Casablanca to New York route, its first transatlantic revenue flight. The Moroccan flag carrier only took delivery of the aircraft, registration CN-RAM, from Boeing 10 days prior in Seattle,…

United Takes Delivery of Boeing 787-10, First Airline to Operate…

United Airlines has become the first North American airline to take delivery of Boeing’s newest Dreamliner, the Boeing 787-10, receiving the aircraft from Boeing on Monday. The first American airline to operate the Dreamliner a year after its first delivery back in 2012, United has since purchased aircraft in every…