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A view of the Los Angeles skyline, Angeles National Forest, and traffic going into LAX as we approach Hawthorne (Photo: AirlineGeeks | Joey Gerardi)

Trip Report: Turboprop Transcon, The Final Chapter

This article is part three, Here you can locate part one and two  After spending two nights in Albuquerque, N.M. I made my way back to the airport for my final day of the journey to reach the western United States coast and the Pacific Ocean. Day Three / The Final Chapter The third and final day of my trip began in Albuquerque, N.M. at the “Albuquerque International Sunport” and continuing my journey all the way to the Hawthorne Municipal…

Trip Report: Turboprop Transcon Part 2

After a peaceful night of rest in Memphis and briefly exploring the sights, it was time to head back to the airport for my continuation west. Day Two The second day of my trip had me beginning in Memphis, Tenn. and flying west to Albuquerque, N.M. and this day would…

The Hero We Never Expected: The Rise of the Airbus…

When I was younger, I sought to fly on as many aircraft types as I possibly could. As an infrequent flyer at the time, every new plane I flew on was special. Planning my future travel and thinking back on my younger self, I am reminded of one aircraft that…

United Debuts Refreshed Transcontinental Product, Adds Premium Boston to San…

On Wednesday, Chicago-based United Airlines outlined new enhancements for the airline's transcontinental product between Boston and San Francisco along with flights from Los Angeles and San Francisco to Newark. Starting on July 1, the carrier will add premium cross-country service between Boston and San Francisco in addition to its current…

American to Offer Free Inflight Meals in Main Cabin Onboard…

Fort Worth-based American Airlines will begin free meal service for Main Cabin passengers traveling on select transcontinental A321T flights. American operates a unique Airbus A321T fleet designed with an international first class configuration on flights from New York-JFK and Boston to Los Angeles and San Francisco. The fleet features fully…

Air Canada Launches Premium Transcontiental Routes

Air Canada, the flag carrier of Canada, has launched a premium transcontinental business class product in an effort to catch up with their American counterparts, and to win back business lost to new low cost carriers entering the market. The flights, operated by their 777-300ER, 787-8, A330 and 767 aircraft,…