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An American Eagle CRJ on the ramp at Columbia Regional Airport. (Photo: AirlineGeeks | Ian McMurtry)

Federal Aviation Administration Announces $1.2 Billion in Airport Safety and Infrastructure Grants

Earlier this week, the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announced $1.2 billion in airport safety and infrastructure grants. “This $1.2 billion federal investment will improve our nation’s airport infrastructure, enhance safety, and strengthen growth in local communities, which is especially important as the economy recovers from COVID-19,” U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao said in a statement. The 434 grants will go to 405 airports and will be used for various projects. Many of the major airports in the United…

Spirit Goes Cancun Crazy With Five New Routes

Spirit Airlines is continuing its push across America's southern border with an expansion of leisure routes to Cancun beginning this winter. The airline will add service to Cancun from five new cities with including Pittsburgh, Cleveland, Austin, Philadelphia and Nashville launching across a three-week period starting Feb. 13, 2020. The…

Fly Louie Expands Public Charter Service to Philadelphia

Highlighting on its popular Westchester to Nantucket route, public charter airline Fly Louie has announced limited service between Philadelphia and Nantucket. The destination is the airline’s most popular, as CEO Julia Takeda told AirlineGeeks in a March interview, making the expansion from the Massachusetts island the next logical step. While…

Fly Louie Expands Public Charter Service to Philadelphia

Highlighting on its popular Westchester to Nantucket route, public charter airline Fly Louie has announced limited service between Philadelphia and Nantucket. The destination is the airline’s most popular, as CEO Julia Takeda told AirlineGeeks in a March interview, making the expansion from the Massachusetts island the next logical step. While…

Fly Louie Expands Public Charter Service to Philadelphia

Highlighting on its popular Westchester to Nantucket route, public charter airline Fly Louie has announced limited service between Philadelphia and Nantucket. The destination is the airline’s most popular, as CEO Julia Takeda told AirlineGeeks in a March interview, making the expansion from the Massachusetts island the next logical step. While…

Fly Louie Expands Public Charter Service to Philadelphia

Highlighting on its popular Westchester-Nantucket route, public charter airline Fly Louie has announced limited service between Philadelphia and Nantucket. The destination is the airline’s most popular, as CEO Julia Takeda told AirlineGeeks in a March interview, making the expansion from the Massachusetts island the next logical step. While multiple commercial…

Philadelphia Airport Pays Tribute to City as Medical Hub

Philadelphia International Airport last week unveiled a new exhibit celebrating Philadelphia's history in the field of medicine.  The exhibit, located in Terminal A East, gives passengers a look at Philadelphia's storied history in the medical field from colonial times through the present. Philadelphia Airport Chief Executive Officer Chellie Cameron and…

Philadelphia Airport Welcomes Two Unusual Visitors as Severe Weather Strikes…

The past week has seen the Northeast encounter a swath of severe weather that has plagued aviation in the region. With high winds, heavy rains and thunderstorms battering the region, delays, ground stops and diversions were a common occurrence.  The severe weather brought two unusual visitors to Philadelphia, a welcomed…

Frontier Continues Expansion with Six New Routes

Frontier has announced another round of expansion, announcing six new routes. The new routes will all be seasonal as well as less than daily. The biggest expansion will be at Orlando International Airport with four new routes. Philadelphia and Sarasota will receive a new route each. Orlando will see flights…

Airbus A350-1000 Arrives in the U.S. for the First Time

The Airbus A350-1000, the largest variant of the A350 family, has reached a new milestone in its short flying career, landing in the United States for the first time. Operated by Qatar Airways, the launch customer for the type, the aircraft touched down at Philadelphia International Airport shortly after 11:30…