Paris Air Show Day 1 Recap: Split A380 Winglets, Affirmed…

As Day 1 of this year's Paris Air Show concludes, it has been a strong start unsurprisingly for Boeing and Airbus, as they wrack up over 100 orders each. Throughout the course of the week, AirlineGeeks will break down the numbers and provide context for new orders and aircraft designs.…

JetBlue Begins Fleet Review While Attempting to Lower Costs

New York-based JetBlue Airways will begin a fleet review, with a focus on the airline’s Embraer 190 fleet. The airline currently operates a fleet of 60 E190s with 24 more on order, which have been deferred until 2020. The task of the fleet review will be the job of new…

Embraer Rolls Out First E190-E2 Jet

On February 25th, 2016, Embraer officially rolled out their new E190-E2 aircraft, a significant milestone for the company as the airplane is the first of their second generation of E-Jets. Embraer held the special ceremony at their plant in São José dos Campos, Brazil. "The rollout held today marks the completion…

Envoy Receives FAA Approval for E175

After a year-long process, Envoy received final approval from the Federal Aviation Administration to operate the Embraer 175 aircraft on Tuesday. The airline is expected to begin utilizing the aircraft in revenue service under the American Eagle brand beginning February 11. “The E175 represents the future of Envoy, and everyone…

Delta Air Lines To Acquire 20 Embraer E190s and 40…

On Wednesday night, Delta Air Lines announced that they will acquire 20 Embraer E190s and 40 additional Boeing 737-900ERs once their pilots ratify a new pilot agreement. This ratification was just passed by the Delta Master Executive Council (MEC) of the Air Line Pilots Association (ALPA) and now the pilots…

A Look at Brazilian Low-Cost Carrier, Azul Airlines

Azul Airlines, an airline which operates out of Brazil, may be less known internationally, but it is widely spreading to be a more prominent name within the airline industry. From its start in December 2008, according to the airline itself, it has become the fastest growing Brazilian airline. Azul serves…