Trip Report: Interisland with Hawaiian Airlines

Flying within the Hawaiian Islands is one of the easiest and cheapest flights you'll ever take due to the heavy competition. With many airlines competing on only a handful of routes, flights are usually very frequent and can be above 30-a-day between destinations. Hawaiian Airlines, Mokulele Airlines, and most recently…

Trip Report: Norse Atlantic Airways’ Inaugural Flight from New York…

Norse Atlantic Airways — the ultra-low-cost transatlantic carrier — recently launched its operations from the U.S. As passengers look for cheaper fares in a summer travel market that is expected to exceed pre-pandemic levels, CEO Bjørn Tore Larson’s all Boeing 787 Dreamliner airline looks to offer an alternative option to…

Trip Report: Flying Out of Shanghai After the Covid-19 Lockdown

As the lockdown-induced Covid-19 outbreak starts to relax, I took my first trip out of Shanghai in the past two and half months. I flew out on a Juneyao Airlines flight HO1015 from Shanghai’s Pudong International Airport to Hohhot, China’s Baita International Airport, my hometown airport. The route is nothing…

Trip Report – Alaska Airlines Milk Run Flight 61

The Alaska Airlines Milk Run: A must on any avgeek's bucket list. The route consists of many different variations from the same nine cities. My previous day had me on flight AS65 in a total of five different cities within six hours: Seattle, Wash. in addition to Ketchikan, Wrangell, Petersburg…

Trip Report: An Interesting Eurobusiness Flight With Airbaltic

Disclaimer: airBaltic provided the tickets for AirlineGeeks. Once I got an interview with the airBaltic's CEO in their headquarters in Riga - whose article you can see clicking here -, I got curious to know how would I get there. While the airline served the bread-and-butter destinations of Milan and…

Copa Airlines’ Dreams Business Class – Flatbed Seats on a…

Panama-based Copa Airlines has boasted one of the world’s best hubs for connections, being such a convenient springboard to major cities and destinations across Latin America. At Copa’s home base (PTY), or ‘Hub of the Americas’, bags are checked directly to their final destination and travelers simply walk to their…

European Ultra Low-Cost Flying Part Three: Olbia-Pisa with Volotea

This is Part Three in a short series of trip reports aboard European ultra-low-cost carriers. To view Part One, click here, and to view Part Two, click here. As explained in the previous article, the plan was to fly DAT from Catania, Italy to Olbia, Italy then return to Pisa,…

European Ultra-Low-Cost Flying Part Two: Pisa to Catania with Ryanair

This is Part Two in a short series of trip reports aboard European ultra-low-cost carriers. To view Part One, click here. I don't think I need to say much about Ryanair. The juggernaut of affordable travel revolutionized forever how people fly in Europe, defying legacy airlines and lowering fares significantly.…

European Ultra Low-Cost Flying Part One: Pisa-Palermo-Pisa with Wizz Air

One of the things I looked forward the most to once I moved to Europe was insanely cheap travel – in other words, flying the continents' ultra low-cost carriers (ULCCs). I always thought that was a myth and that fares were rarely low, but once restrictions started to be lifted…