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A Delta CRJ-900 taxiing after exiting JFK's Runway 31R. (Photo: AirlineGeeks | Tom Pallini)

The Midwest Remains in Devastation from Flooding; American and Delta Step in to Help

The Midwest has been impacted by major flooding for nearly two weeks now. A blizzard in the West and a sudden spike in temperatures across the region caused large amounts of snowmelt and heavy rainfall to fill area rivers, impacting thousands across Nebraska, Iowa, Minnesota, Wisconsin, and South Dakota. The floods left cities, towns, and villages completely underwater, including one-third of Offutt Air Force Base, the headquarters for the United States Strategic Command. The base shut down, using most of…

First International Carrier Touches Down in Omaha, Nebraska

 Omaha’s Eppley Airfield received its first international service on Tuesday. Air Canada began non-stop service from Toronto to Omaha operating on a Bombardier CRJ200. The new service will run once daily, with increased service this weekend for the Berkshire Hathaway Stockholders meeting. Flight 7410, operated by Air Georgian, departs Toronto at…

TRIP REPORT: College Orientation on United

This weekend I took a short, four-day trip to Omaha for college orientation at the University of Nebraska at Omaha. I will be attending UNO this fall to study professional flight in the aviation program on campus. We started off the mini vacation by waking up at 4 a.m. on…