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Alaska Airlines Launches Flights to Miami

Alaska Airlines plans to grow its Seattle hub network by adding its 100th destination from the airport: Miami, Florida. The route marks the carrier's farthest in the continental United States, entering its partner American Airlines' hub after a 10-year absence, while maintaining its portfolio from its second South Floridian gateway, Fort Lauderdale. New Route From June 16, 2021, the Seattle-based carrier intends to commence a daily flight to Miami using its Boeing 737-900, showcasing 16 first-class seats, 24 premium class…

Trip Report – Alaska Airline’s Milk Run Flight 65

Alaska Airlines Milk Run is an AvGeek dream trip, it's a multi-stop journey along Alaska's southeast panhandle, flying between mountain passes onboard a Boeing 737-700. Along with United's Micronesian Island Hopper, this trip is usually at the top of any AvGeek's bucket list. The airline operates six Milk Run flights…

Alaska Airlines Expands Existing Codeshare with British Airways 

Alaska Airlines announced in a press release that it has enhanced its codeshare agreement with major European carrier and fellow oneworld alliance member British Airways. Tuesday’s announcement strengthens the carrier's long standing relationship by adding 16 additional markets. As the industry moves towards normalcy again and the airlines continue to…

Alaska Airlines Expands Presence In Ohio

The airline industry — notoriously known for being cutthroat and competitive — emerged differently and continues to rapidly evolve, compared to prior to the ongoing COVID-19 adversity. Several major carriers have started to rebound and increase flight operations,  just as quickly as when they were forced to suspend flights and…

Interview: Dash Air Shuttle, the Newest Commuter Airline in the…

With new airlines like Breeze Airways and Avelo Airlines entering the skies above the United States, we decided to take a look at the newest commuter airline, Dash Air Shuttle, and look into just exactly how they plan on operating. I had the opportunity to talk with the President of…

Interview: Qatar Airways Continues U.S. Expansion With New Flights

Even as U.S. commercial airline traffic continues to sit at less than half of 2019 levels, a number of airlines have taken the opportunity to open service to new markets, grabbing unused slots and gates left behind by other airlines. Much of this activity in the U.S. has been centered…

Qatar Airways Plans Flights to Seattle, Partners with Alaska Airlines

Qatar Airways is set to launch yet another route to the United States with the start of service from Doha, Qatar to Seattle. Service will begin on March 15, 2021 using the Airbus A350-900 and is expected to operate four times a week. The flights will depart Doha at 8:00…

United Moves Flight Crews Away from Downtown Hotels in Anticipation…

Due to fear of civil unrest caused by the Nov. 3 presidential election, United Airlines has made the proactive decision to move flight crews away from downtown hotels, according to a USA Today report. In a letter sent to flight attendants on Friday, the airline said that crews would be…

Dallas-Based Carrier JSX Announces New Pop-Up Services

As air travel begins to slowly pick up, carriers are beginning to reinstate routes it were forced to cut. But Dallas-based JSX, formally JetSuiteX, has announced seven new routes to its route network. This includes a mixture of pop-up, seasonal, and year-round flights. Cities that will see new routes from…

Delta Becomes First U.S. Carrier to Restart China Flights

Delta will resume service from Seattle and Detroit to Shanghai via Seoul on June 25 and July 1 respectively, operating twice a week. Despite the tensions and disputes between the U.S. government and China over operating flights between the two countries, Delta will be the first U.S. airline to reconnect…