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UK Regional Carrier Flybe Falls into Administration

After years of uncertainty the airline Flybe, which has been operating UK domestic and European short-haul flights, has gone into administration after 40 years of operation. In a letter to the 2,400 airline employees, chief executive Mark Anderson said: " Despite every effort, we now have no alternative - having failed to find a feasible solution to allow us to keep trading." "I am very sorry that we have not been able to secure the funding needed to continue to…

Caribbean Airline LIAT to Continue Flying Despite Reports

Caribbean regional airline, LIAT, has insisted that it will continue operations, despite local media reports that the airline is on the verge of collapse. The airline’s CEO has rebuffed claims from media in one of the carrier's home countries of Barbados, that the airline was about to run out of…

Operations Slowed at New York-LaGuardia as FAA Advisory Cites ‘Staffing…

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) implemented a traffic management program this morning at New York's LaGuardia Airport due to staffing issues at Washington Center. Coded as the ZDC, Washington Center is one of the busiest FAA centers in the U.S. “We have experienced a slight increase in sick leave at…

Southwest’s Hawaii Flights Delayed Even Further Due to Shutdown

Southwest Airlines has announced that its proposed flights to Hawaii will be delayed even further due to the ongoing U.S. government shutdown. The carrier is planning to start service to the islands of Oahu, Maui, Hawaii and Kauai from the Californian cities of San Diego, Sacramento, San Jose and Oakland,…

American Changes Schedule for Initial A321neo Routes

American Airlines has quietly changed the launch of its Airbus A321neo aircraft, previously scheduled to join the fleet on April 2 flying between Phoenix, Los Angeles and Orlando. The carrier confirmed to AirlineGeeks that the inaugural flight will now be AA 682 from Phoenix to Orlando on April 2. Although…

Delta CEO Speaks Out Regarding the U.S. Government Shutdown

In an interview with CNBC, Delta’s CEO Ed Bastian pronounced himself regarding the U.S. government shutdown, which is halting the airline’s revenues for January and delaying deliveries for the airline’s newest and highly awaited bird: The A220. This was announced at the airline’s earning calls held on Tuesday morning. AirlineGeeks recently…

Three Weeks In: How the Longest U.S. Government Shutdown is…

Beginning at midnight Dec. 22, 2018, the U.S. government began what on Jan. 12 became the longest shutdown in the nation's history. Over the course of what has now been over three weeks without a clear path to an end in sight, news feeds have been populated by stories of…