Opinion: The Airline Behind Its Own Demise

It is high time we address the elephant in the room: Qantas is its own worst enemy. From Australian icons to domestic disasters, the demise of Qantas has seen the airline assign blame to everything (and everyone) except itself. It's little wonder, then, that the Flying Kangaroo is incapable of…

Cathay Pacific Reports Higher Passenger Demand, Continues to Experience Hindrances

After two and half years of the pandemic, Cathay Pacific Airways continues to experience the effects of travel disruptions and restrictions. Hong Kong’s flag carrier has revealed its latest travel figure for August, carrying a total of 253,901 passengers — an increase of 87.6 percent, compared to the same time…

El Al Reintroduces Boeing 777 Commercial Passenger Flights to Meet…

El Al — the Israeli flag carrier — has announced it will bring back its Boeing 777s, as demand for travel continues to rise. The airline had said earlier in the year that it would refit the fleet, with the airline’s new cabin product, in order for them to be ready…

Singapore’s Changi Airport Terminal Two Reopens

Singapore’s Changi Airport Terminal Two will resume its operations on May 29 after a two years hiatus. In the wake of the pandemic, airport officials closed Terminal Two in May 2020, so they could enhance its facilities. The terminal was initially expected to be closed for 18 months, but the…

Trip Report: Three Major U.S. Ultra-Low-Cost Carriers

Ultra-Low-Cost Carrier (ULCC) refers to a carrier that doesn’t offer any amenities or services with their fares. ULCCs often receive harsh and significant criticism here in the U.S., and I have made every effort to avoid traveling on them until this point. However, I have been curious about why people…

Airports in U.K. Encounter Increased Passenger Travel Demand, Long Queues

Britons have started dusting off their passports and returning to the skies after the travel restrictions were lifted in March. However, the long queues at the airport have left the travelers frustrated. According to local media, Manchester, U.K. Airport — one of the busiest airports in the country — has…

Air New Zealand Adjusts Operations Amid Gradual Border Reopening

New Zealand has gradually reopened its border to international travelers. After lifting the travel restrictions for Australian citizens three weeks ago, the nation welcomed citizens coming from almost 60 visa-waiver countries, including the U.S., Canada, the U.K. and Japan. Fully vaccinated travelers need to take a Covid test before boarding…

Ethiopian Predicts Higher Passenger and Cargo Capacity For 2022

Ethiopian Airlines — Africa's largest carrier — is struggling with its passenger operations,  but the airline could make a full recovery by the end of this year, according to the airline's CEO Tewolde GebreMariam who spoke at a Dubai Expo event on Jan. 11. As the airline emerges from the…

Introducing AirlineGeeks’ Flight and Hotel Booking Engine

Nearly two years into the COVID-19-induced global pandemic, people are once again hopeful of seeing distant friends & family, going on vacation, and exploring the places they still have not yet checked off their bucket list. As travel begins to ramp back up, it's important to plan ahead. Just like…