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ANA Continues Peach Aviation and Vanilla Air Integration

Peach Aviation and Vanilla Air are currently working on integrating and creating the new combined airline’s structure, which is expected to be completed by the end of the fiscal year through March 2020. ANA Holdings, the company behind the merger of two Asian budget carriers, is moving forward with the integration with the hopes for the new airline to be dominant in the low-cost aviation market. In an interview with Nikkei, ANA Holding’s President, Shinya Katanozaka, said “We’ll aim to…

Alaska Airlines Expands in New York with New JFK Flights

Alaska Airlines announced on Wednesday two additions to its newly-combined outstation at New York’s JFK airport. The new service will see a new flight between New York and Alaska’s hub in Seattle, as well as a new route between New York and San Jose, Calif., a focus city for the…

Trip Report: Getting Back to Basics on Cape Air

Cape Cod-based Cape Air is known mostly for flying between the Massachusetts islands, Cape Cod and other New England cities, including its hub in Boston, using small propeller aircraft. However, what most people don’t know is that Cape Air provides a valuable service that help connects New England, Essential Air…

A321LR Completes Its Longest Flight to Date

When D-AVZO, the new Airbus A321LR's test airframe, touched down on Toulouse in the early morning of March 30, it had completed its longest trip to date.  The 11-hour long flight departed La Pointe Larue Airport, in the Seychelles Islands off the coast of Africa and flew to Airbus' Toulouse…

Low-Cost Airlines Crossing the Pond: Norwegian Air International

Since the introduction of numerous low-cost airlines to the transatlantic market, access to Europe has never been easier or cheaper. New fuel-efficient aircraft and low-cost business models have allowed for increased competition among low-cost carriers, with more and more starting up every year. This series will serve to give an in-depth…

Boeing’s Newest MAX Variant Takes to the Skies for the…

The smallest variant of Boeing’s 737 MAX family, the 737 MAX 7, earned its wings on Friday as it successfully took to the skies for the first time. The newest MAX aircraft departed Renton Field at 10:17 a.m. and was the focus of countless enthusiasts and members of the press…

Trump’s Personal Pilot on Short List for New FAA Head

Trump's personal pilot is in the running to lead U.S. aviation's chief governing body, the Federal Aviation Administration, a Trump administration spokesperson confirmed to Axios late Sunday night. John Dunkin has worked for Trump since 1989 when Trump even owned his own airline. It would go out of business three…

Inside Airbus’ Latest Long-Range Aircraft Design at JFK

The Airbus A321LR — long range, has the ability to fly up to 4,000 nm nonstop. Two weeks into the flight testing phase, Airbus sent the future single-aisle aircraft across the Atlantic to show off its long-range capabilities. With hopes of being the next mid-level market long-range aircraft and replacing…

United CEO Oscar Munoz Sends Off Team USA at San…

As the official airline of Team USA, United Airlines sent 16 athletes, including members from the Freestyle Ski Team to the Olympic Winter Games on Tuesday. United flight 893 departed San Francisco at 10:45 a.m. PT, enroute to Seoul, South Korea. Members of Team USA and the United States Olympic…

Polynesian Parcels: The Cargo Carriers of Hawaii

While the Hawaiian islands have seen their fair share of commercial carrier disappear in the past ten years, the Polynesian cargo market continues to prove to be highly competitive. Even though the island state receives service from the U.S. mainland with airlines like FedEx, UPS, and Kalitta-Pacific Air Cargo as well…