Unique Connection Series Trip Report: Massena, New York

If you have read my articles in the past, then you know I love out-of-the-way airports, airlines, and aircraft and would do almost anything to adventure to a new city or fly on a unique, rare aircraft type. So in continuation of this series, which I call my “Unique Connection…

Trip Report: Flair Airlines Challenges the “Big Boys” in Canada

Despite being the second largest country in the world with a very sparse population and vast distances among its main cities, air transport in Canada has not evolved as it has in most of the other G8 countries. The market is mainly controlled by two large carriers, Air Canada and…

Trip Report: Southern Airways Express Inaugural Flight From Muskegon, Michigan

This will probably sound like a broken record for avid AirlineGeeks readers, but in the Spring of 2022 SkyWest under the United Express brand requested to terminate 31 Essential Air Service communities. Now at least six months later, some of them have said that SkyWest isn't allowed to leave, some…

Trip Report: JetBlue Raises the Bar for Transcontinental Flying

Since its commercial debut in 2014 between New York City and Los Angeles, JetBlue Mint has set the bar high for the domestic premium flying experience. The airline’s unique business class service proved to be a big success and was quickly expanded past the flagship transcontinental route, with cities across…

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…