Qatar Airways Wins the “Airline of the Year” Award by…

Skytrax, a British civil aviation research company founded in 1989, is responsible for compiling special rankings devoted to airlines and airports to help travelers choose the airline best suited to their needs. Each year since 1999, it has introduced the Skytrax World Airline Awards, conducting international surveys to identify the…

JSX Expands in Colorado

Last week Dallas-based carrier JSX announced it would begin new one-stop flights from Austin to Gunnison/Crested Butte by way of Dallas Love Field, now the carrier is announcing the addition of new flights from another city in Colorado, Denver. The airline will be expanding its current service at Denver Boulder…

U.S. Carriers Seek to Capitalize on Additional Cuba Flights

United Airlines has requested an additional 30-day waiver from the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) ahead of an Oct. 31 deadline to resume flights to Cuba. Reuters reports that the airline has been faced with challenges to relaunch the service that was suspended at the beginning of the Coronavirus pandemic.…

Opinion: The Airline Behind Its Own Demise

It is high time we address the elephant in the room: Qantas is its own worst enemy. From Australian icons to domestic disasters, the demise of Qantas has seen the airline assign blame to everything (and everyone) except itself. It's little wonder, then, that the Flying Kangaroo is incapable of…

Air Austral Strives to Restore Its Prospects As It Submits…

The rescue Air Austral — a French airline based in the country's Indian Ocean territory of Réunion — will not go through a merger with Corsair, also in great financial difficulty after the health crisis, and strongly defended by the French government but fiercely rejected by the elected representatives of…

Where Does the 737 MAX Stand in China: Carriers Wait…

Despite all the hype built up around the two COMAC C919s that flew from Shanghai to Beijing last week, the Civil Aviation Authority of China (CAAC) — the country's civil aviation regulator — did not award the plane its type certificate (TC) on Sept. 19. Regulators typically don't set target…

Cathay Pacific Reports Higher Passenger Demand, Continues to Experience Hindrances

After two and half years of the pandemic, Cathay Pacific Airways continues to experience the effects of travel disruptions and restrictions. Hong Kong’s flag carrier has revealed its latest travel figure for August, carrying a total of 253,901 passengers — an increase of 87.6 percent, compared to the same time…

Trip Report: Hawaiian Airlines from Honolulu to Sydney

When reviewing an airline, it's easy to focus on what appears to the eyes. Obviously, it includes presentation, comfort and that all-important reliability. After all, airlines exist for the simple reason of rapid transportation at an affordable price. However, as the informed reader is surely aware, airline performance is inseparably…

More Travel Chaos at Amsterdam Schiphol, CEO Steps Down

The summer of problems and delays that has been plaguing travelers all around the world, especially in Europe, shows no sign of fading away. Even as the official end of the summer in the northern hemisphere is quickly approaching and will come in just a few days, some airports are…