Trip Report: JetBlue Raises the Bar for Transcontinental Flying

Since its commercial debut in 2014 between New York City and Los Angeles, JetBlue Mint has set the bar high for the domestic premium flying experience. The airline’s unique business class service proved to be a big success and was quickly expanded past the flagship transcontinental route, with cities across…

Trip Report: Norse Atlantic Airways’ Inaugural Flight from New York…

Norse Atlantic Airways — the ultra-low-cost transatlantic carrier — recently launched its operations from the U.S. As passengers look for cheaper fares in a summer travel market that is expected to exceed pre-pandemic levels, CEO Bjørn Tore Larson’s all Boeing 787 Dreamliner airline looks to offer an alternative option to…

ITA Airways Participates In SkyTeam Sustainable Flight Challenge

ITA Airways, the Italian national airline, will participate in the Sustainable Flight Challenge organized by the SkyTeam alliance. ITA Airways, joined SkyTeam on Oct. 29, 2021, continuing the tradition of the former Italian flag carrier, Alitalia (which joined in 2001 as one of the first members). SkyTeam, founded on June…

Icelandic Airline PLAY Grows with Second US Flight

New Icelandic airline PLAY has announced further growth with its second U.S. flight coming next May 11. Departing from Boston Logan International Airport, PLAY will establish its first Northeast service, opening up 22 European destinations via its home in Reykjavik, Iceland. It's the second phase of PLAY's wider strategy to…

Qantas Selects A350 for New York, London Flights, Places Orders…

Australian flag carrier Qantas today announced a set of aircraft orders aimed at expanding both its international and domestic route networks. The Australian airline committed to ordering a minimum of 52 Airbus aircraft — 12 A350s, 20 A320XLRs and 20 A220s - as it plans new non-stop flights from Australia to…

The View Aboard Tailwind Air’s First Flight of the Season…

New York-based Tailwind Air began it’s seasonal New York Skyport to Boston Harbor service on March 25. The approximately one hour 30 minute flight is served by an amphibious Cessna 208B EX that seats eight passengers in addition to the crew of two pilots. Tailwind Air’s primary seaplane base is…

Breeze Airways Continues Rapid Expansion and Focus on Core Mission

After launching at the tail end of the worst crisis in the history of commercial aviation and becoming the fastest-growing carrier in the U.S., Breeze Airways shows no signs of slowing down. During the past weekend, the Salt Lake City, Utah-based start-up airline launched two more routes adding two more…

PLAY Announces New Flights To New York Stewart

Today, Icelandic low-cost airline PLAY is announcing a new service connecting Iceland to the United States. Starting June 9, PLAY will fly between its main base at Rekjavik, Iceland's Keflavik Airport and New York's Stewart International Airport The airport is located in Orange County, N.Y., near the towns of Newburgh,…

American Airlines, British Airways Redevelop JFK’s Terminal 8

On Tuesday, American Airlines announced further plans to significantly enhance Terminal 8 at New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport. The carrier — partnered with British Airways on the project — will redevelop and expand to the existing terminal, not only bringing a world-class experience to its customers but will…