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Iberia to Retire the A319 After A321XLR Arrival

With the arrival of the Airbus A321XLR, Iberia will retire its A319 and A321ceo fleets.

Airlines

AZAL Azerbaijan Airlines to Add More A320neo

AZAL Azerbaijan Airlines signed a leasing contract with CDB Aviation to add more A320neos in 2025.

Airlines

6/22/1984: Virgin Atlantic Takes to the Skies

In 1984, Richard Branson started Virgin Atlantic to shake up the "boring" airline industry.

History

Boeing Anticipated to Avoid Criminal Prosecution

Will Boeing eschew criminal prosecution for breaking the 2021 737 MAX-related settlement terms?

Manufacturers

Delta Posts Orlando-London Nonstop Winter Flights

Delta Air Lines will offer four weekly nonstop flights from Orlando to London this winter.

Routes

The Story of Aerostructures Supplier Spirit AeroSystems

How did Spirit AeroSystems become one of the world’s largest tier-one suppliers to OEMs?

Manufacturers

Austrian Welcomes First Boeing 787 in Full Colors

Austrian Airlines welcomed its first Boeing 787-9 yesterday, now painted in the carrier's colors.

Airlines

6/21/1961: Aviation Traders’ ATL-98 ‘Carvair’ First Flight

The ATL-98 'Carvair' could accommodate 22 passengers and five vehicles on short flights.

History

Sun Country to Add Eight Boeing 737BCF from Amazon

Sun Country Airlines announces a freighter operation contract extension with Amazon Prime Air.

Airlines

WestJet's Aircraft Mechanics Union Rescinds Strike Notice

WestJet and its mechanics' union agree to return to the bargaining table to mull a resolution.

Airlines

6/20/1983: Maiden Flight of the Venerable Dash 8

This is the story of the maiden flight of the prototype De Havilland Canada Dash 8-100.

History

The Most Commonly Replaced Aircraft Components

What aircraft components are most regularly replaced, and what are the reasons?

Industry

Norse Atlantic Airways, Neos Partner for Winter Flights

Norse Atlantic has entered an agreement to operate flights on behalf of Neos for the winter season.

Airlines

Azores Airlines Launches New Flights to North America

Azores Airlines has commenced new direct flights between North America and Porto.

Airlines

The New Malé Velana International Airport

Often called 'an aircraft carrier in the Indian Ocean', Malé Airport is set for a huge makeover.

Airports

Propfan Power: The Story of the Unducted Fan Engine

The future of aviation presupposes sustainability, but building a greener industry is nothing new.

Special

Exploring Croatia Airlines Rebranding

Croatia Airlines' rebranding comes with a new fleet, including Airbus A220-100 and A220-300.

Airlines

WestJet Cancels Flights Prior to Mechanics Strike

WestJet cancels 40 flights in preparation for possible strike action from 670 aircraft mechanics.

Airlines

6/19/1894: Frederick W. Lanchester's Airflow Theory

Lanchester's circulatory airflow theory was groundbreaking but seen as the "dream of madmen."

History

Spirit Airlines to Serve Alabama for the First Time

Spirit will debut the only nonstop flight from Fort Lauderdale to Birmingham, Alabama, this fall.

Routes

Air India Inaugurates Delhi-Zurich Flights

Air India inaugurated regular flights to Zurich on June 16, 2024, after a long gap of 27 years.

Airlines

Alaska Airlines to Launch Portland-New Orleans Flights

Alaska Airlines has announced the launch of seasonal flights between Portland and New Orleans.

Airlines

JetAir, United Caribbean Airlines Declare Bankruptcy

JetAir and United Caribbean Airlines declared bankruptcy at the First Instance of Curaçao court. 

Airlines

JetBlue to Give Blue Basic Farers Free Carry-On

JetBlue will offer complementary carry-on bags for a customer-centric experience at the best value.

Airlines

WestJet Group to Acquire Two More Boeing 737-8s

The WestJet Group will acquire two additional Boeing 737-8 aircraft in 2024.

Airlines

6/18/1971: Southwest Airlines Begins Operations

This is the story of the 1971 maiden flight of the "love airline," Southwest Airlines.

History

Leeds Bradford Upgrades Security Checkpoint

Leeds Bradford Airport has installed new security scanners from Leidos and Rohde & Schwarz.

Airports

London Gatwick Expands Summer Flight Offerings

London Gatwick introduces 14 new services, enhancing both short-haul and long-haul travel choices.

Airports

Batik Air Launches Denpasar-Canberra Flights

Batik Air has launched a new route from Denpasar, Bali to Canberra, Australia.

Airlines

Lufthansa Cargo Launches Operations From Munich

Lufthansa Cargo is expanding its operations from Munich starting in July 2024.

Airlines

Trip Report: Flying SAS from Copenhagen to Amsterdam

Welcome to Copenhagen Airport, Kastrup, Denmark, where we embark on board a SAS A319.

Airlines

LATAM Resumes Santiago-Orlando Nonstop Route

LATAM Airlines reactivates its seasonal nonstop route between Santiago de Chile and Orlando, U.S.

Routes

FAA Seeks Rule Change for Safer Public Charter Flights

The FAA plans to take two actions to address the definition and scope of public charter flights.

Industry

6/17/1929: Delta Air Service's First Flight

Delta Air Lines' history begins with a crop-dusting adventure spanning the U.S. and Peru.

History

Korean Air Selects Air Incheon for Asiana Cargo Sale

Korean Air selects Air Incheon as the preferred bidder for Asiana Airlines’ cargo business.

Airlines

Wizz Air Celebrates in London Its 20th Anniversary

Wizz Air began in 2004 when low-cost travel was a novel concept in many Eastern European countries.

Airlines

Beijing Capital Launches Hangzhou-Melbourne Flight

Beijing Capital Airlines operated its inaugural flight between Hangzhou and Melbourne on June 16.

Airlines

Austrian Airlines Inaugurates Boeing 787 Transatlantic Flight

Austrian Airlines Boeing 787 operated its first transatlantic flight from Vienna to New York.

Airlines

United Adds 190 Flights for Political Conventions

United boosts its Milwaukee and Chicago operations with 72 and 118 flights, respectively.

Airlines

Air Arabia Debuts Nonstop to Poland from Sharjah

Air Arabia inaugurates its daily nonstop flight from Sharjah, UAE, to Kraków, Poland.

Routes

Pratt & Whitney to Compensate IndiGo for Engine Woes

Pratt & Whitney will compensate IndiGo for powder metal issues affecting its aircraft engines.

Industry

6/15/1984: Saab 340 Enters Service with Crossair

This is how Swiss regional carrier Crossair became the launch customer of the Saab 340.

History

Explained: What Exactly Is a Dutch Roll?

What is a Dutch roll, and what are the causes of this type of aircraft motion?

Explained

American Airlines Halts New York Flights to Cancún

American Airlines temporarily suspends its New York-Cancún route amid capacity adjustments.

Routes

May 2024 Airport On-Time Performance Overview

The Cirium May 2024 airport report covers key metrics such as on-time departures and flight delays.

Industry

May 2024 Airline On-Time Performance Overview

The May 2024 report on airline on-time performance reveals significant regional variations.

Industry

6/14/2013: The First Flight of the Airbus A350

This is the story of the A350, from its prototype's maiden flight to its latest freighter version.

History

Alaska's Seasonal Anchorage-New York City Nonstop

Alaska Airlines debuts seasonal nonstop service today between Anchorage and New York City.

Routes

Turkish Airlines Adds Denver to U.S. Network 

Turkish Airlines has begun operating three weekly flights to Denver, its 347th destination.

Routes

Air Transat Launches Montreal-Marrakech Nonstop Route

Air Transat inaugurated yesterday its nonstop route between Quebec and Morocco.

Routes

How Silk Way West Transports from Yaks to Kangaroos

Silk Way West Airlines has successfully delivered 116 yaks from Kyrgyzstan to Azerbaijan.

Airlines

jetBlue Expands to Tulum with New Flights from JFK

JetBlue expands its presence in Mexico with new flights from New York to Tulum.

Routes

6/13/1990: Boeing 767 Breaks Distance Record

In 1990, a Boeing 767-200ER aircraft unofficially broke the world distance record.

History

Harbour Air Sets First ePlane Commercial Flight for 2026

During our visit to the Harbour Air Maintenance Center, we got the latest updates about their ePlane

Future Flight

easyJet Announces 60 New Winter Routes

easyJet has announced its largest route announcement since its foundation in 1995.

Airlines

Trip Report: Flying Widerøe’s Dash 8 to Leknes

Experience flying Widerøe’s Bombardier Dash 8 from Bodø to Leknes, Norway with Airways.

Airlines

Largest U.S. Airport Opens Revamped Rail Station

The newly renovated MARTA rail station opens at Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport.

Airports

Etihad Cargo Boosts Capacity with New 100 Flights

Etihad Cargo increases summer flights with 23 new destinations and weekly frequencies up to 77.

Airlines

Korean Air Cargo, Vienna Airport Celebrate 20 Years

20 years ago, a Korean Air Cargo freighter landed at Vienna Airport for the first time.

Airports

Virgin Atlantic Returns to Canada with Toronto Flights

Virgin Atlantic announced its return to Canada with its first route to the country in over a decade.

Routes

6/12/1994: The First Flight of the Boeing 777

This is the story of the Boeing 777, better known to all as the Triple Seven.

History

Arajet Takes Delivery of Its 10th Boeing 737 MAX

Arajet takes delivery of its 10th Boeing 737 MAX in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.

Airlines

Delta, LATAM: Copa América 2024 Official Airlines

Delta and LATAM announce they will be the official airlines for the Copa América 2024.

Airlines

JetBlue to Serve Long Island MacArthur Airport

JetBlue announces its inaugural service from Long Island MacArthur Airport.

Routes

Icelandair, Emirates Enter into Codeshare Agreement

Icelandair and Emirates have signed a codeshare agreement, opening new travel corridors.

Airlines

6/11/2013: French Air Traffic Control Strike Begins

In 2013, French ATC staged a strike to protest against the creation of a single European airspace.

History

Turkish' A321neo Business Class: Setting the Bar High

Recently, Airways experienced flying Turkish Airlines from Porto to Istanbul on board an A321neo.

Airlines

Etihad, EGYPTAIR Sign MoU to Strengthen Partnership

Etihad and EGYPTAIR's MoU aims to expand codeshare agreements and frequent flyer collaboration.

Airlines

Flag Carrier Avianca Resumes 11 International Routes

Avianca has resumed eleven international routes for the high midyear season.

Airlines

Turkish Airlines Reports May Traffic Results

Turkish Airlines reported its May 2024 traffic results, highlighting a 7.3% increase in capacity.

Airlines

The Last-produced BelugaXL Enters Service

The last-produced BelugaXL has entered service to bolster Airbus' industrial capabilities.

Manufacturers

Delta Air Lines Returned to Tel Aviv, Israel this Weekend

Delta Air Lines returned to Tel Aviv's Ben Gurion International Airport this weekend.

Routes

eVTOL Maker Lilium Launches China Legal Entity

Lilium signs a collaboration agreement with the Bao’an District in Shenzhen, China.

Future Flight

Royal Air Maroc to Resume Nonstop Sao Paulo Route

Next December, Royal Air Maroc will return to São Paulo after a four-year hiatus.

Routes

Social Media Scammers Targeting Airline Passengers

Beware of fake social media accounts fraudsters use to impersonate airlines.

Airlines

Southwest Airlines Introduces Tropical Destinations   

Southwest launched various new summer routes from Orlando International Airport.

Routes

Cathay Pacific to Launch Hong Kong-Riyadh Flights

Cathay Pacific has announced the launch of direct flights to Riyadh from October 28, 2024.

Airlines

Qatar Airways Resumes Doha-Lisbon Flights

Qatar Airways reintroduced flights between Doha and Lisbon, Portugal on June 6.

Airlines

Trip Report: From Brussels to Bergen with Widerøe

Experience flying the Widerøe Embraer E190-E2 jet from Brussels to Bergen, Norway.

Airlines

Emirates to Launch Madagascar Flights via the Seychelles

Emirates Airlines will launch flights to Madagascar’s capital, Antananarivo, from September 3. 

Airlines

6/09/1994: The Day the Skies Carried a Locomotive

In 1994, an An-124 carried a 109-tonne diesel locomotive from London, ON, to Dublin, Ireland.

History

The First Three Bygone New York City Airports

These are three lesser-known New York airports that once served the Big Apple.

History

Tomorrow On-Board: Turkish Airlines' Path to Sustainability

Turkish Airlines unveils its sustainability brand "Tomorrow On-Board" at Istanbul Airport.

Airlines

6/08/1988: ANA Paints Eyeballs on Jets to Cut Bird Strikes

Did you know that painting eyeballs on aircraft can cut bird collisions by 20%?

History

6/7/1938: Maiden Flight of the Boeing Model 314 Clipper

Today, in 1938, The first Boeing Clipper, Model 314, performed its maiden flight.

History

Riyadh Air, EgyptAir Sign Strategic Cooperation MoU 

Riyadh Air and EgyptAir have signed a Strategic Cooperation Memorandum of Understanding.

Airlines

Emirates, Condor Sign Codeshare Agreement

Emirates and Condor have signed a codeshare partnership that will start in October 2024.

Airlines

World2Fly Launches Flights From Madrid to Cali

The Spanish leisure carrier World2Fly has chosen Cali as its first destination in South America.

Airlines

NCLT Green-lights Air India-Vistara Merger

The National Company Law Tribunal in Chandigarh approves the Air India-Vistara merger.

Airlines

Azores Airlines inaugurates Milan to Boston connection

Azores Airlines debuts a new direct connection from Milan to Boston via Ponta Delgada.

Routes

EVA Air: Soaring with Precision, Passion, and Great Food

In the ever-evolving realm of aviation, few stories are as captivating as that of EVA Air.

Feature

Delta Air Lines' New Taipei Nonstop Service from SEA

Delta Air Lines debuts the fourth new international route for travelers at SEA in 2024.

Routes

LATAM Increases MIA, LAX Summer Frequencies

LATAM Airlines Group strengthens its summer connections between Chile and the U.S.

Routes

In Numbers: U.S. Airline Capacity Trends for Q3 2024

Data provided by Cirium Diio offers a comprehensive look at seat capacity in the U.S. for Q3 2024.

Analysis

First In-flight SAF Study Shows Major Emission Reductions

An in-flight study finds that SAF usage reduces soot particle emissions and contrail formation.

Future Flight

6/06/1932: First Flight of the AW.15 Atalanta

Discover the origin of the British four-engine airliner, the Armstrong Whitworth AW.15 Atalanta.

History

Cathay Pacific, Singapore Airlines Partner to Promote SAF

Rivals Cathay Pacific and Singapore Airlines forge a partnership for a sustainable future.

Future Flight

Discover Airlines Opens Long-haul Base in Munich

Discover Airlines is significantly expanding its operations at Munich Airport.

Airlines

Qatar Airways Launches Kinshasa, Congo Flights

Qatar Airways has expanded its African network by launching a new route to Kinshasa, Congo.

Airlines

Airline Loyalty Today: OAG Traveler Survey 2024

The OAG Traveler Survey 2024 is a snapshot of the evolving preferences of U.S. travelers.

Analysis