Canadian Transportation Agency Clears Runway For Flair Airlines

After several months of uncertainty, the legal future of Canada’s Flair Airlines has been determined by the Canadian Transportation Agency (CTA). On Wednesday, the CTA ruled that the Edmonton-based low-cost carrier had satisfied concerns raised in a Preliminary Determination issued on 03  March 2022. The preliminary determination finding stated that…

Delta Canceled More Than 700 Flights Over Memorial Day Weekend

In what was yet another scheduling blunder for airlines in the United States, Delta Air Lines, the Atlanta-based carrier was forced to cancel hundreds of flights over Memorial Day weekend.  Flight tracking website Flight Aware reported that Delta canceled more than 250 flights or 9% of the airline’s scheduled services…

Condor Reveals New Design For A330neo Cabin Interior

On Wednesday, German leisure airline Condor revealed its plans for newly designed cabin interiors on its Airbus A330neo aircraft. The preview comes just months after the airline announced plans for colorful new liveries which feature vertical stripes along the entire fuselage, a design inspired by parasols, bath towels, and beach…

Avianca Adds New Premium Seating Option

Avianca has long anticipated the entrance of its new cabin configuration in its subsidiaries, bringing a new setup with the three new seat types: Premium, Plus and Economy. As previously mentioned, during the ALTA Airline Leaders Forum 2021, Avianca presented the three new seating configurations. Now, Avianca revealed its Premium…

Interview: Airservices Australia on Training and Maintaining Its Air Traffic…

There's a saying that air traffic controllers exist for one very important reason: pilots also need heroes. True or not (the reader shall decide), ATC is undeniably a necessity. The very purpose of air traffic control - ATC - is to organize the traffic of the skies in a safe,…

Ethiopian Airlines Increases Presence in India, Expands Cargo Fleet

On July 2, Ethiopian Airlines will commence twice-weekly flight operations to Chennai, India — which will join the vast Ethiopian network as the fourth destination in India after New Delhi, Mumbai, and Bengaluru, India. Ethiopian started its service to India with a debut flight to New Delhi in 1966 —…

Trip Report: Mobile, Alabama’s Airbus Factory Tour

It's the dream of any aviation geek to visit OEM factories for a behind-the-scenes look into the makings of the flying machines. Airbus's factory tour in Mobile, Alabama is the latest addition to this amazing collection of experiences.  I finally got my chance to partake in the tour in March…

Auckland Airport Sees More Flights from North America

Auckland, New Zealand's Airport continues to receive more flights and services from North America after the pandemic. American Airlines — in partnership with Qantas — will return to New Zealand after two years of suspension. The Dallas/Ft. Worth-based airline will operate a daily seasonal service between Dallas and Auckland, New…

Embraer: From a Painful Boeing Breakup to a Future Based…

Speaking at the Embraer Media Day 2022 event in Sao José dos Campos, the Brazilian company’s CEO, Francisco Gomes Neto, said that the non-conclusion of the agreement with Boeing caused "suffering," given that Embraer had prepared for it. "We started to reintegrate Embraer Commercial. It was a painful and expensive…