Nigeria’s Newest Low-cost Carrier Launches Operations

Earlier this week, Nigerian startup ValueJet operated its first flight, marking the start of its commercial operations after receiving its Air Operator Certificate (AOC) from the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) a little less than one month ago. The inaugural flight took off from Lagos, Nigeria's Murtala Muhammed International Airport,…

Dash Air Shuttle to Start Service on Olympic Pennisula

Dash Air Shuttle will start Service between Port Angeles, Wash, and Seattle on August 11, 2022. The company will offer up to four roundtrips at the inaugural and plan to expand to up to six daily roundtrips by summer 2023. Service Details The new service will arrive at Seattle's primary…

Tijuana International Airport Unveils New Transit Facility for Prospective Long-Haul…

Last Monday, Tijuana, Mexico's International Airport expanded its terminal space,  opening a new passenger processing facility that will further facilitate the transit of Tijuana Airport travelers between Mexico and the United States. The new facility consists of 52 check-in counters, 6 security screening lanes, 2 boarding gates and 6 immigration…

French Bee Begins LAX – ORLY Service  — Onboard Experience 

On Saturday, April 30, Paris-based carrier, French Bee, held its inaugural flight from Los Angeles (LAX) to Paris-Orly (ORY), a historic event for the carrier, marking its third destination in the United States, along with San Francisco (SFO) and New York (EWR). By year-end, the carrier looks to add Miami…

Mexico City’s New Felipe Ángeles Airport To Open Without Fixed…

One of the most speculated issues regarding Mexico City's newest airport, Felipe Ángeles Airport (AIFA - Aeropuerto Internacional de Felipe Ángeles) is its ground connectivity with the country's capital. This is the main challenge facing the new international airport located more than 25 miles away from the city center. Unfortunately,…

Turkish Airlines Begins Service to DFW

Turkish Airlines began its 11th long-haul service to the U.S. on Sept. 24 as it began flying from Istanbul to Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport on Sept. 24. The airline is offering a four times weekly service to Istanbul on Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday using its fleet of new Boeing…

Onboard French bee’s Inaugural Flight from Newark to Paris-Orly

After hustling through a challenging pandemic, Paris-based French bee has finally started service between New York and Paris. The airline launched its inaugural flight on Thursday, July 15 with a seven-hour, 20-minute red-eye to Paris Orly Airport, the city’s secondary airport. The new route is scheduled to operate on Mondays,…

Operations Begin at Chengdu’s Second International Airport

China's newest international airport in Chegdu, Tianfu International Airport, began operations this Sunday. The new airport serves as a new international gateway to the Sichuan province and China and will operate as a second airport for Chengdu with the existing Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport continuing to operate. The new airport,…

Trip Report: Cape Air Inaugural Manistee light – Part 1

Manistee was in the news over the summer regarding the EAS contract in the city. After experiencing the previous airline— North Country Sky — first hand, I decided to try out Cape Air's new service to see how it compared. The booking process and flight schedule was simple and easy…