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A Boeing 787 taxis at Paine Field. (Photo: AirlineGeeks | Katie Bailey)

New Norwegian Start Up to Launch December 2021

Even during a pandemic, start-up airlines are popping up everywhere, likely with the hopes that a significant increase in travel demand will come later this year. In particular, a new Norway-based airline called Norse Atlantic Airways is expected to launch in December 2021 with a fleet of Boeing 787 aircraft flying transatlantic routes between the United States and Europe. Sound familiar? Founded by three industry experts, Bjorn Kljos, Bjørn Kise and Bjørn Tore Larsen, it appears Norse is going to…

Itapemirim Shows Off Its Full Livery

As the COVID-19 pandemic situation in Brazil gets more dramatic by the day, with the collapse of states' health systems and demand for flights with the country's already established airlines disappearing overnight, the country's newest airline startup, Itapemirim Transportes Aéreos, has announced its official livery. Sporting the vibrant yellow that…

Air Canada, WestJet and Air Transat Seek to Adopt Higher…

Canada’s three major airlines individually announced this month that they would seek shareholder approval to amend their articles of incorporation to increase the limits of foreign ownership. The official announcements by St. Laurent, Quebec-based Air Canada, Calgary-based WestJet and Montreal-based Air Transat follow the passing of the Transportation Modernization Act…

Vietnamese Start-Up Bamboo Airways Orders 20 Boeing 787-9 Aircraft

Boeing announced an order for 20 787 Dreamliners by Vietnamese start-up carrier Bamboo Airways. The order, announced on Monday, is valued at $5.6 billion USD for the 787-9 variant. Bamboo Airways, under parent company FLC Group, is set to launch in 2019 with its hub at Qui Nhon Phu Cat…