Flybe, Europe’s largest regional airline, announced earlier this week that they will be operating to Heathrow next year to connect the UK’s largest international gateway with Scotland. They will be offering a choice of 40
Founded in 2006 in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina based airline company Direct Air commenced operations leasing aircraft with charter airlines. Their flights were operated by numerous other airlines, including Sky King, Inc., World Atlantic Airlines, USA
Following the order confirmation with Boeing earlier this month, Iran Air has also announced a landmark agreement with Airbus for over 100 aircraft. There was an initial commitment to the order in January 2016 that
Today, Chicago-based United Airlines took delivery of their first Boeing 777-300ER. This new aircraft features the airline’s new Polaris seats, which offer greater amenities and increased passenger comfort. This aircraft is the first of 14
Currently, numerous airlines operate flights between eastern Asia and the West Coast of the U.S. The expansion in these markets throughout the past few years has proved to be immense and the market is still
Following Alaska Airlines’ acquisition of Virgin America, Delta has announced that their partnership with the Seattle-based carrier will come to an end by May 2017. In a press release, the airline stated that this decision
Singapore Airlines has announced plans to launch their Airbus A350-900XWB aircraft from Manchester on flights to Singapore and Houston. The flights will launch on Jan. 17, 2017 and will be the airport’s first commercial Airbus
As the holiday season begins to kick into full swing, some airlines are reaching out within their respective communities to give back. WestJet WestJet comes up with a new Christmas Miracle each year. Examples from
This is part six of “The Name Game” series. For earlier parts, check out Part One, Part Two, Part Three, Part Four, Part Five, and Part Six covering other major regions around the world. No two aircraft are
While Columbia, MO began to see route success with Trans World Airlines (TWA) in the 1990s, its local passengers struggled with high prices, leaving local resident William Stricker to take matters into his own hands. Stricker
Alaska Air Group closed its acquisition of Virgin America Wednesday with an acknowledgment that the two airlines are very different and a pledge to become the west coast’s premier carrier. “There’s no threat to Alaska
Delta Air Lines, British Airways, and Southwest Airlines all experienced devastating, costly, and upsetting delays over the past several years. This past summer, airlines expected to see one of the busiest travel seasons in history.
Hong-kong based Cathay Pacific has announced that they will add additional frequencies to London-Heathrow, London-Gatwick, and Manchester. This news follows a successful growth period between UK airports and Hong Kong. Currently the carrier operates four times
The time American Airlines saved $40,000 by cutting one olive from each first class salad has become a true legend of the U.S. airline industry. Northwest Airlines also saved $500,000 by cutting each lime into 16
Qantas has confirmed that they will begin offering non-stop service from Australia to Europe. The flight will be the first non-stop flight to a European country from Australia, and will operate from Perth (PER) to London-Heathrow (LHR).
This is part six of “The Name Game” series. For earlier parts, check out Part One, Part Two, Part Three, Part Four and Part Five covering other major regions around the world. No two aircraft are alike,