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Icelandair Boeing 757 wearing the "Vatnajökull" livery on short final to Seattle-Tacoma (Photo: AirlineGeeks | Joey Gerardi)

Icelandair Applies for Cuban, Other Charter Flights

It is not unusual for an airline to operate charter flights during schedule downtime. Airlines in the U.S. have been found to operate many sports and athletic charters during off-peak seasons of the year. But Icelandair aircraft have been found in the most unusual places almost on a yearly basis, as the airline has been sending charters to the world's most uninhabited continent, Antarctica. The Icelandic airline has applied for an interesting set of flights, this time in a more…

Global Crossing Airlines Becomes the Newest U.S. Air Carrier

After receiving its Aircraft Operating Certificate (AOC) administered by the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) on Wednesday, Global Crossing Airlines, also known as GlobalX, is recognized as the country’s newest airline. However, they continue to patiently await the Department of Transportation’s approval. The certificate granted, authorizes the airline to operate…

New Charter Operator Agrees to Atlantic City Base

The Atlantic City airport authority and a start-up charter operator have reached an agreement to make Atlantic City a base of operation for the airline. Global Crossing Airlines is attempting to gain FAA certification to begin operations as a charter operator. The airline, based in Miami, will look to operate…