Aircraft Orders and Deliveries
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The 777X on the taxiway. (Photo: AirlineGeeks | Katie Bailey)

Boeing Records Decrease In Orders, Observes Increase In Air Cargo

On Nov. 9, Boeing reported that deliveries fell to 27 aircraft in October, while Boeing's 787 Dreamliners remained on the shelf. However, the prominent American aircraft manufacturer took advantage of robust air cargo demand by gaining an order for two Boeing 777 cargo freighters for Maersk's Star Air. The U.S. retracted a pandemic travel restriction on visitors from 33 countries on Monday, and international travel bookings are currently on the rise. Widebody aircraft deliveries have been halted for the better…

United Grows Northeast Footprint with Newark to D.C. Shuttle Service

The clash with the persistent, ongoing COVID-19 ordeal disrupted and reconstructed the airline industry, which forced several major carriers to adjust their operations and adapt. However, with the subsequent push for vaccinations and more research for booster shots, some airlines strive to capture as much of the existing passenger travel…

United Airlines Announces The Start of Lagos, Nigeria Services

This week United Airlines filed flights between Lagos, Nigeria and Washington Dulles from November 29, 2021. Initially, these flights were announced in September 2020, with a scheduled launch date in the Spring of 2021. However, United Airlines received Nigerian government approval for the route to the Nigerian city recently. On…

United Reveals Partnership With Sustainable Fuel Business Venture

The aviation industry is often misportrayed as a major contributor to air pollution, although global travel contributes approximately 2% of CO2 emissions, but is still defined as not environmentally friendly or sustainable, within itself. The largest, prominent issue facing airlines right now is the continuation of using traditional fossil fuels,…

Delta Will Charge Unvaccinated Employees a $200 Monthly Surcharge

Delta Air Lines announced on Wednesday, August 25, that it will require unvaccinated employees to pay an additional $200 health care surcharge every month whilst remaining unvaccinated. The additional charge on employees’ health insurance premiums will go into effect on November 1st. The memo addressed to employees from CEO Ed…

U.S. Airlines Split On Future of Vaccine Requirements

When the coronavirus became a global pandemic in the winter of 2020, airlines globally were devastated by plummeting passenger counts. Carriers lost tens, if not hundreds, of millions of dollars daily, and many were counting the days until a vaccine was approved so that passengers could be inoculated and would…

United Expands Flight Schedule to Prepare for Football Season

 The summer travel holiday season – usually when leisure travel demand is at its peak during the year – will soon be coming to an end. This summer was like no other as most, if not all, major airlines searched for different methods to tackle the Covid-19 ordeal amid border…

How United Airlines is Responding to the U.K. Border Re-Opening

Europe is a usual hotspot for tourism and leisure travel during the summer holiday travel season, but this summer is different than the previous years. Many countries that are usually major attractions for tourists across the continent have reopened their borders earlier in the summer, and several airlines resumed flight…

United Adding Inflight Entertainment Screens Onboard New Jets, Orders 270…

United is making bold moves as it prepares for its next era in the post-pandemic world. On Tuesday, CEO Scott Kirby revealed information about the carrier's 'United Next' plan, including adding a record 270 aircraft to its fleet and retrofitting 100% of its mainline narrow-body jets with a new and…

United Receives First Boeing 737 MAX 8, Builds Anticipation For…

On Sunday, United received its first Boeing 737 MAX 8 after completing the airplane's delivery flight from Boeing Field to Newark Liberty International Airport. The aircraft, with registration N27251, will be formally introduced on Tuesday, when the company is expected to announce a significant narrowbody order. The carrier has 40…