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Emirates Opens New Route Between Dubai and Santiago de Chile via Sao Paulo

Emirates has recently announced its plan to launch a new, five times a week, service from Dubai to Santiago International Airport (SCL), via the Brazilian city of Sao Paulo, starting on July 5, 2018. The new service will see Emirates fly an additional five times a week to Sao Paulo, complementing the airline’s existing daily A380 flight between Dubai and Sao Paulo. In total, Emirates will now fly 12 times per week to Sao Paulo. In use of existing fifth freedom…

Polynesian Parcels: The Cargo Carriers of Hawaii

While the Hawaiian islands have seen their fair share of commercial carrier disappear in the past ten years, the Polynesian cargo market continues to prove to be highly competitive. Even though the island state receives service from the U.S. mainland with airlines like FedEx, UPS, and Kalitta-Pacific Air Cargo as well…

Twin Cities Prepare For Super Bowl Traffic

With the Super Bowl LII less than five days away, the three airports of Minnesota’s Twin Cities are preparing for the influx of airplanes that are expected to arrive at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport, St. Paul Downtown Airport, and Flying Cloud Airport for the game. Officials are expecting over 1,500…

Travel Giant TUI Takes Delivery of First Boeing 737 MAX…

TUI, the world's largest tourism company, took delivery of its first 737 MAX 8 earlier this week. The aircraft, registered as OO-MAX, landed in Brussels at 11:02 CET after a flight of just under ten hours from Seattle. It's the first of nine 737 MAX 8 variants that will be…

ITC Favors Bombardier and Delta in C Series Dispute

In an unexpected and shocking outcome, the U.S. International Trade Commission voted unanimously in favor of Canadian builder Bombardier, stating that the 108-seat CS100 does not represent a threat to the sales of Boeing's 737-700. The dispute started in April 2017, when Boeing filed a complaint with the US Commerce…

Avianca to Become First Airbus A330-300 Operator in Latin America

Colombian flag-carrier Avianca will add two second-hand Airbus A330-300 widebody aircraft within the first half of 2018, making the company the first Latin American operator of the type. The aircraft are to be received from TransAsia Airways, along with two additional Airbus A321ceo aircraft. The Taiwanese carrier had to sell part…

Airbus: The Company to Watch in 2018

Aircraft manufacturing giant Airbus' future is not as bright as their recent success may suggest. The upcoming years are clouded with uncertainty given the changes in leadership and numerous alleged corruption scandals. While things may seem good for the European aircraft manufacturer, since it is expected that it will likely…

Trip Report: Flying JetSuiteX’s Embraer 135 Service from Burbank to…

People in Los Angeles really love escaping to Las Vegas for the weekend. No matter what part of the Los Angeles area you live in, you can always count on numerous scheduled airline flights throughout the day from several Los Angeles-area airports that can get you there in no more…

Photo Gallery: A Last Look at Delta’s Queen of the…

Delta Air Lines’ 747 made a stop at Los Angeles International Airport this week on its hub-to-hub farewell tour for the Queen of the Skies. Delta ship 6314 arrived at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) on Wednesday morning before 10 a.m. and parked at LAX’s Flight Path Museum & Learning…

Ethiopian Airlines Announces Deal for Boeing 777 Freighter

Ethiopian Airlines has announced a deal with Boeing for four Boeing 777 freighters, which at list price values the purchase at $1.3 billion. The deal was announced on Tuesday on the third day of the Dubai Airshow, which continues until Thursday. The aircraft are expected to be delivered in 2018…