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Alaska Airlines Intends to Join Oneworld by 2021

Alaska Airlines has announced its intention to join the oneworld alliance. This announcement comes alongside plans to forge a partnership with American Airlines to connect more U.S. destinations, specifically the West Coast, with the country and the world. By summer 2021, Alaska Airlines customers will be able to earn and redeem Alaska miles on all oneworld airlines with access to all of the elite privileges across the oneworld network, as well as to earn and redeem other oneworld carrier's loyalty scheme points…

American to Build Alaska Partnership, Add Seattle to India Service

American Airlines has announced new nonstop service between Seattle and Bangalore, India to be launched in October. Tickets go on sale next month. American will become the first airline to offer nonstop flights between Bangalore and the United States. Daily flights between the two cities will be operated with a…

Ryanair Ends Partnership with Air Europa

Irish low-cost carrier Ryanair and Globalia Group’s Spanish carrier Air Europa have announced an end to their cooperation that had enabled both airlines to share each other's long and short haul capabilities. Ryanair‘s head of marketing, Kenny Jacobs, cited the inability to integrate the computer and booking systems between both…

China Southern and American Announce Partnership Following SkyTeam Exit

A new partnership between China Southern Airlines and American Airlines has been announced with a 'significant' expansion of codeshare cooperation and the launch of reciprocal frequent flyer benefits and lounge access. From early 2019, members of either airline traveling with the other airline will have the ability to earn and…

From Turboprops to Turbofans: Inside CommutAir’s Transition to the Embraer…

AirlineGeeks has partnered up with regional airline CommutAir to give AvGeeks an inside look at the operations of a regional airline and the life of a regional pilot through a series of articles and videos. Over the course of our partnership, we hope to give readers a behind the scenes…

Leave Laptops and Liquids in Bags? American and TSA Unveil…

American Airlines and the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) unveiled new screening technology at John F. Kennedy International Airport’s Terminal 8 on Tuesday, marking the start of a new partnership between American and the TSA to increase safety while also streamlining the security screening process. The centerpiece of the new partnership…

Boeing is Buying a Lot More than Embraer E2 Jets

A few days after Airbus formally took possession of Bombardier's CSeries product line, aircraft manufacturers Boeing and Embraer announced that they have finally signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) that formalizes the partnership between the two companies. By the end of 2019, Boeing will keep 80 percent of the commercial…

Air China and Air Canada Sign Joint Venture as Chinese…

Wednesday marked the start of a new joint venture between Air China and Air Canada, two national carriers on opposite ends of the Pacific Ocean. The signing took place in Beijing, Air China's home base, and signifies the start of greater cooperation between the two airlines. According to a NASDAQ press…

Boeing Invests in Digital Education Provider Singularity University

On Thursday, Boeing announced that it had invested in Singularity University, or SU, a digital education program provider and online community which focuses on furthering exponential technologies such as nanotech fabrication, robotics, and augmented and virtual reality. For Boeing, the investment and partnership will reaffirm its intention to further digital…