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How KLM Will Ensure Sustainable Operations Going Into the Future

In the aviation industry,  the ability to transport and satisfy the passengers timely and efficiently while still being able to pay the employees and make a profit are the ultimate goals for operating an airline. However, for the Air France-KLM group, their goals and visions for the aviation industry after the global pandemic is what they think will differentiate them from their competition. Recently, the partnership’s sustainability report for 2019 was released and for the 15th consecutive year, the Air…

Wizz Air CEO Confident About Post-Crisis Outlook

The dramatic drop in demand and the restrictions on international travel caused by the COVID-19 pandemic are devastating the finances of most airlines around the world. Carriers in the U.S. are receiving billions of dollars in grants and loans, Norwegian Airlines, Virgin Australia and South African Airlines are facing bankruptcy…

Why Boeing Needs the 777X to Have A Smooth Path…

Earlier this week, Boeing announced it expected it's Boeing 777X to make its first flight as soon as Jan. 23, an event that would put an end to a months-long delay that has only exacerbated the manufacturing giant's financial troubles. Originally, the company expected the 777X to first take flight…

AirlineGeeks Basic: A New Way to Consume Aviation News

Washington, D.C, April 1, 2019 — AirlineGeeks prepares for the future of aviation news as a new decade approaches with AirlineGeeks Basic, a first in the industry. AirlineGeeks will be the first news site in the aviation industry to offer a basic fare for its readers. Beginning April 1, 2019,…

Istanbul Set to Officially Move Airports on April 5

Istanbul‘s new mega airport finally appears ready to launch into full operating capacity. Several Turkish media outlets are reporting that operations from Istanbul Atatürk Airport (IST) will be moving to Istanbul Airport (ISL) on April 5. While this represents another minor deviation from the previously targeted move by early March…

British Airways Considers Boeing 777X as 747 Retirement Continues

The Boeing 777X project currently has seven named customers, with an order book totaling 326 aircraft. 46 percent of the ordered aircraft are destined for Emirates Airline as airlines in Asia and the Middle East dominate the firm orders for the aircraft. Lufthansa is currently scheduled to be the launch…

MIT Researchers Create Engine with No Moving Parts

It’s no secret that AvGeeks enjoy the roar of airplane engines. There’s nothing like sitting on a plane hurtling down the runway with the engines roaring with energy ready to lift the plane into the sky. The engines give an aircraft a feeling of power and strength. It’s comforting at times…

Alitalia Sale Process Speeds Up Definition After Italian Election

After the excitement of the Italian general elections was over, the future of Alitalia entered a stage of definitions. The commissioners of the extraordinary administration process decided a few months ago to postpone any ruling about Alitalia's future until the elections passed. The measure was logical and necessary, since moving…