Qantas Experiences Five Mishaps in One Week

Australian flag carrier Qantas has found itself back in the spotlight after a week that included five significant mishaps. The airline, which was recently titled the world's safest airline, experienced a series of technical and mechanical issues that included an engine failure and forced several flights to return to their…

Delta Joins Short List of Airlines Offering Free Wi-Fi

Atlanta-based Delta Air Lines made headlines at CES 2023 last week when it announced free WiFi for all passengers, as well as innovative new in-flight digital experiences. Delta announced that it would be rolling out free WiFi on board most domestic mainline flights beginning Feb. 1, 2023, with a goal…

AirlineGeeks Year in Review: 2022

Perhaps, this year is best summed up by one word — lively. From the chaos of reopened airports to the incredible development of new aircraft, we certainly are finding ourselves in a new era of aviation and air travel. While the dreaded COVID-19 has not yet disappeared, it would appear…

London City Airport Asks for Permission to Increase Passenger Numbers

London City Airport, one of the five airports serving the Metropolitan area of London, and one of the only two inside the M25 orbital, has filed an application to change its existing planning permission in order to increase its traffic by 38%. Located in the East London Borough of Newham,…

Spirit Looks to Enhance Guest Experience with New HAECO Seats

Not that long ago, in 2019, Spirit Airlines promised to enhance the passenger experience by adding wider seats and larger tray tables. Recently Spirit once again renewed its commitment to improving passenger comfort by unveiling a new product, the Vector Light and Vector Premium seats. These new seats will be…

Boom Announces Engine Partner, But Questions Remain on Proposed 2029…

Denver based startup Boom Supersonic announced on Tuesday that it had finally found a designer and manufacturer for the engine it hopes will power its Overture aircraft. Boom has selected Florida Turbine Technologies (FTT) to produce the engine dubbed “Symphony.” Florida Turbine Technologies has built a reputation as a producer…

Turkish Airlines Posts Fifth Consecutive Quarter of Net Profits

Turkish Airlines released its financial and operating results for the third quarter of 2022. Turkey’s national carrier reported positive figures, making it the fifth consecutive quarter with a net profit. As reported by the company itself in a press release, Turkish Airlines made a net profit of 1.5 billion dollars…

Embraer Energia Drops Full Electric To Focus on Hydrogen and…

Embraer revealed new aircraft concepts today as part of the company's progress report on Energia, Embraer's initiative to get the aviation industry to net-zero by 2050.  A year on from Embraer's Sustainability in Action event, which detailed the study of four new aircraft concepts powered by new technologies and renewable…

Canada Jetlines Expands A320 Fleet and Destinations After Receiving Partial…

Canada Jetlines has been granted "economic authority" by the U.S. Department of Transportation to provide service the U.S. The new Canadian leisure carrier expects the Federal Aviation Administration to give the required approvals by the end of the year for the carrier to start operating to the U.S. "We are…