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TAP's first A330neo in Miami (Photo: AirlineGeeks | William Derrickson)

TAP Air Portugal Expands to San Francisco with New A330neo

TAP Air Portugal flew its inaugural flight from its hub in Lisbon to San Francisco Monday with the brand new Airbus A330-900neo jet. The new service to San Francisco (SFO) marks the flag carrier’s second regular trans-Atlantic A330neo flight to the U.S. after Chicago O’Hare and is the first non-stop service to exist between Portugal and the U.S. West Coast. TAP will fly five weekly nonstop flights between Lisbon Airport and SFO operating on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays, and Sundays…

WestJet Expands European Network with New Barcelona Flight

Calgary-based WestJet launched seasonal nonstop flights to Barcelona's El Prat Airport from its hub at Toronto on Friday, marking WestJet's fifth transatlantic service. Joining the list of the airline's mostly seasonal European operation, this is also the airline's first flight to Spain and the Iberian Peninsula. The new service will…

Air Italy Inaugurates Los Angeles Service, Celebrates Long-Haul Network Growth

Air Italy has landed on the West Coast, bringing Italian style to Los Angeles from Milan and providing the only nonstop link between the two cities. The inaugural flight from Milan's Malpensa Airport arrived at Los Angeles International Airport late Wednesday afternoon marking the very first West Coast flight for…

Air Canada to Operate 737 MAX Between Montreal and Bordeaux,…

Air Canada announced the introduction of new seasonal service to Bordeaux, France, the world’s wine capital, from their hub in Montreal Friday. The service commences on June 15, 2019, and will operate four days a week until Sept. 15, 2019. The flights to and from Bordeaux will also be timed…

American Airlines Spreads Basic Economy to Europe

American Airlines will roll out its Basic Economy fare for transatlantic flights in April, alongside its Oneworld alliance joint venture partners in Europe. This completely expected occurrence allows American to increase incremental revenue on these flights without alienating some of the most price-sensitive customers. Transatlantic Basic Economy will essentially be…

Norwegian Sets New Time Record in New York to London…

Low-cost airline Norwegian has set a new record time for the fastest ever transatlantic flight by a subsonic passenger aircraft this week for the route between New York and London, using the Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner. Norwegian flight DY7014 from New York JFK to London Gatwick on Monday completed the full duration…

Opinion: The Boeing 737 MAX’s Rise to Operating Trans-Atlantic Flights

The Boeing 737 MAX is seen by many as the future of the narrowbody market, along with Airbus' A320neo family. However, it seems that the MAX may be filling a different role: nonstop trans-Atlantic flights. On Sept. 13, Air Canada announced that they would be operating their 737 MAX aircraft…

TRIP REPORT: Icelandair Back to the United States

Flight: FI 647 Route: KEF ✈︎ IAD Flight Time: 10:30am Aircraft: B757-200 Service Class: Economy Over the course of our trip, we had traveled to eight countries and flown on many airlines ranging from low-cost carriers to business class with Etihad. Yet with all of this travel, I couldn't help but have…

WestJet To Begin Service to London-Gatwick

Known for its low-cost flights in Canada and annual Christmas Miracle event, WestJet has announced that its first trans-Atlantic destination will be London, UK. Previously only known for its domestic flights within Canada, WestJet has slowly expanded to add more destinations in over 90 locations throughout North America, South America,…