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Joon will utilize a varying fleet of Airbus aircraft (Photo: Air France)

Air France Announces More Details for Joon

On Sept. 25, Air France provided more details on Joon, its new airline targeting millennial customers. Set to launch Dec. 1, Joon is being sold as a new, hip airline for the next generation of travelers. Joon will be based at Air France's main hub, Paris-Charles de Gualle International Airport (CDG), and will serve multiple vacation destinations in Europe and eventually overseas. According to Air France, Joon pilots and cabin crew will be Air France pilots and flight attendants, albeit…

Ryanair Continues to Struggle With Labor and Flight Cancellation Issues

Ryanair has had a rough several weeks to say the least, driven by continued flight cancellations and a possible pilot strike for the airline. In short summary, the airline recently learned that it will not have enough pilots to fly its remaining 2017 schedule due to errors in its scheduling…

Mokulele Airlines Announces Changes to Southern California Operations

Mokulele Airlines has announced a change to their southern California operations, as the airline will be making a switch in Los Angeles airports for its route to Santa Maria. Currently, the Hawaii-based carrier operates two routes from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), both of which are Essential Air Service (EAS)…

The JetBlue LaGuardia to Boston Shuttle: One Year Later

On October 31, 2016, JetBlue Airways began flying from New York's LaGuardia Airport to its hub at Boston's Logan International Airport on its 100-seat Embraer 190 aircraft. This route, less than an hour’s flying time with good weather, has been a staple at both LaGuardia and Boston-Logan. Now, JetBlue is trying…

La Compagnie Announces All Business Class A321neo Order

French boutique airline La Compagnie became the first airline to order two Airbus A321neo aircraft in an all business class configuration on Thursday. The Le Bourget-based carrier believes that by choosing the A321neo to join the fleet, they are strengthening the company’s “French-in-spirit” philosophy which has made them stand out…

Boeing Lands Large Dreamliner Order From Turkish Airlines

Boeing and Turkish Airlines have jointly announced an order for 40 787-9 Dreamliners. The new order has a bill totaled at nearly $11 billion. "The 787 Dreamliner is the most technologically advanced airplane in the world. Our intent to purchase these Dreamliners is to meet the demand for wide-body airplanes…

Mexico City International Airport: Dealing With the Earthquake Aftermath

More than 200 lives were lost and hundreds of millions of dollars in damage was done on Tuesday after an earthquake struck Mexico City. The earthquake also shook the airline industry as dozens of flights were either canceled or diverted from the Mexican capital, leaving airline and airport employees to…

TBT (Throwback Thursday) in Aviation History: Flight West Airlines

Founded in May 1987, Australian carrier Flight West Airlines took to the skies above Brisbane to begin their impact on a variety of small cities across the country. The airline lasted a brief 14 years before succumbing to a complicated struggle to survive. An appropriate reflection of their slogan "jetting…

Kearney, Nebraska to Receive New Service From SkyWest

The Kearney, Neb. City Council has unanimously voted SkyWest Airlines has the next carrier for Kearney. City council members voted 5-0 for SkyWest, the winner out of seven bids from other regional carriers. The council will send a recommendation for a two-year contract to the U.S. Department of Transportation. 17…

Dubai International Airport During Sunrise: A Drive Around the Airfield

Dubai International (DXB) has always had a special place in my heart. Some of my first memories as a child have taken place while flying through Dubai. But back then, it was a completely different airport. In 2016 alone more than 83 million people flew through Dubai International (DXB) to…