British Airways owner International Airlines Group (IAG) has announced interest in Monarch’s slots at Gatwick Airport. Speaking at the CAPA Global Aviation Summit in London, Willie Walsh, the Chief Executive of IAG, said that he
Earlier this year, we created a behind-the-scenes article featuring Dubai International Airport, one of the world’s busiest airports for passengers and cargo. In August, AirlineGeeks visited Athens to tour Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport, Greece’s largest
On Thursday, Boeing rolled the first passenger 787-10 out of the paint shop in North Charleston, S.C. painted in the livery of launch customer, Singapore Airlines. The first 787-10 is expected to be delivered to
Paris-based Air France and Hanoi-based Vietnam Airlines have announced their intention to begin a joint venture for flights between the Vietnamese cities of Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City and Paris. The two airlines, both
Founded in December of 1936, Uruguayan carrier Compania Aeronautica Uruguaya SA, or CAUSA, was formed by banker Luis J. Supervielle and Colonel Tydeo Larre Borges. For the next 31 years, the airline would play a
For years now, enthusiasts, frequent fliers, and the airline industry as a whole have been speculating that Southwest Airlines would at some point commence service to Hawaii, the U.S. state located 2,390 miles from California.
While many western companies have seen the rise of corporate conglomerates since the 1990s, the South Korean market has had a long history of Korean conglomerates, which are locally called chaebols, dominating the market. As
Industrial action among nine public-sector unions in France, including the main air-traffic controller’s union, has resulted in disruption in the skies over Europe. The strike, lasting from Monday evening until Wednesday morning, has caused cancellations
On Saturday, American Airlines was able to host their employees and families at the Tulsa Maintenance Base for family day festivities. At the day-long event, the airline showed off its new 737 MAX aircraft, which
In the past few months, ultra-low-cost carrier Frontier Airlines has been announcing new routes between unlikely city pairs. Routes such as Tampa to Colorado Springs, Miami to Buffalo, and Austin to Columbus have become the
As of Oct. 9, insolvent carrier Air Berlin announced that it would cease all flights no later than Oct. 28, according to Reuters. A majority of long-haul flights have already been terminated, and any remaining
Aerolineas Argentinas is the latest of a growing list of airlines to indefinitely suspend flights to the Venezuelan capital of Caracas, citing concerns over security in Venezuela due to increasing violence and immense political uncertainty.
In 1978, Congress passed the Airline Deregulation Act, which, at its core, allowed airlines near total freedom when deciding which domestic routes to operate and how much to charge customers for those routes. This meant
JetBlue, the largest airline in Puerto Rico, along with Atlas Air Worldwide, have sent over 110 tons of supplies to Puerto Rico in recovery efforts following Hurricane Maria. JetBlue’s initiative, 100×35 JetBlue, is a commitment
In a unique plan to attract more customers, KLM announced that its new app “Flight Upgrader” has been made available, offering passengers the opportunity to upgrade virtually via a special headset. Utilizing either Google
After purchasing Virgin America for $2.6 billion in 2016, Alaska Airlines will switch all Virgin America flights to Alaska operations on April 25, 2018. Alaska was cleared by the Antitrust Division of the United States
Business jet carrier, OneJet, announced it will be opening a second base in Milwaukee. The expansion is the first for the Pittsburgh-based carrier since it switched from an Indianapolis hub to its current Pittsburgh home.
Aerocivil, the civil aviation authority of Colombia, is allowing Bogota-based Avianca to hire pilots from other countries in order to fly aircraft that have been grounded by striking pilots. Avianca made the decision after more
On Oct. 2, 2017, Monarch Airlines, a British charter airline, closed its doors permanently after nearly 50 years of service. The demise is one of the largest in the United Kingdom and left 110,000 people