Etihad Cargo Boosts Capacity with New 100 Flights

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

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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

Etihad Airways, China Eastern Announce Joint Venture

Etihad Airways and China Eastern Airlines announce pivotal new joint venture.

Airlines

Flag Carrier Brussels Airlines Returns to Nairobi

Brussels Airlines relaunches its service to Nairobi, Kenya, after a nine-year break.

Routes

6/05/1989: The An-225 Debuts at the Paris Air Show

The An-225 made its first public appearance outside the Soviet Union with a particular payload.

History

Lufthansa Launches Deferred Seattle-Munich Service

Before COVID, this Lufthansa Seattle-Munich route was set to launch in June 2020.

Airlines

LASER Airlines Operates Inaugural Transatlantic Flight

LASER Airlines operated its inaugural transatlantic flight from Caracas to Madrid on June 3.

Airlines

Virgin Atlantic Announces New Codeshare Partnerships

Virgin Atlantic has announced new codeshare partnerships with El Al, SAS, and Saudia.

Airlines

6/04/1948: PAL's First Transpacific Sleeper Service

Philippine Airlines began its first transpacific sleeper service between San Francisco, California.

History

Riyadh Air, Singapore Airlines Sign First Partnership

The partnership agreement with Singapore Airlines is the first for the new Saudi carrier.

Airlines

IATA Annual General Meeting 2024: It’s a wrap!

Here's the final recap of the 80th IATA Annual General Meeting, which has concluded in Dubai.

Industry

Air Canada Expands India Network by 40%  

Air Canada has expanded its network to India, adding 40% more capacity beginning in late October.

Airlines

Swiftair Welcomes Spain's First Airbus A321P2F

Swiftair welcomed Spain's first Airbus A321P2F converted freighter on June 2.

Airlines

Mexicana de Aviación Orders 20 Embraer E2 Jets

As part of its operational return, Mexicana freshens its fleet with an order for 20 Embraer E2 jets.

Airlines

6/03/1925: First Flight of the Goodyear Blimp

The Goodyear Blimp airship became the world's first blimp to fly with helium in 1925.

History

Norwegian Inaugurates Toulouse-Copenhagen Link

After a decade-long hiatus, Norwegian Air Shuttle reconnects Toulouse and Copenhagen.

Routes

Japan Airlines, IndiGo Sign Codeshare Agreement

Japan Airlines and IndiGo ink a codeshare agreement on day 2 of the 80th IATA AGM.

Airlines

FAA Allocates US$187M to Modernize Airports

The FAA allocates further funding for airport-related infrastructure grants across 34 states.

Airports

Air France-KLM Group Reduces Stake in Kenya Airways

The Air France-KLM Group has significantly diluted its investment in Kenya Airways.

Airlines

IATA to Hold 81st Annual General Meeting in Delhi

IATA is set to celebrate its 81st Annual General Meeting in Delhi, India, in 2025.

Industry

Fiji Airways Becomes Oneworld's 15th Full Member

Fiji Airways has been announced as the 15th full member airline of the oneworld alliance.

Airlines

Key Takeaways: IATA Annual General Meeting 2024

Airways takes a look at the key highlights from the 80th IATA AGM and World Air Transport Summit.

Industry

The Air Logistics of the 2024 UEFA Champions League Final

Airways explores the complex air logistics behind the 2024 UEFA Champions League Final.

Special

06/02/1910: First Double Crossing of the English Channel

Charles Rolls became the first person to fly a nonstop double crossing of the English Channel.

History

Explained: The Intricacies of Flight Crew Scheduling

Flight crew schedulers ensure that the right mix of skills and experience is on board each aircraft.

Industry

How do Airlines Determine if an Aircraft Is Fit to Fly?

Airways' Chris Smith explains the ins and outs of the Minimum Equipment List (MEL).

Explained

6/01/1981: First Flight of the Prototype Short 360

This is the story of the 36-seat Short 360, from its maiden flight to its recent operations.

History

A Look into airBaltic’s MRO at Riga Airport

Airways visited airBaltic's MRO hangar at Riga Airport to learn about its A220 maintenance.

Airlines

Norse Atlantic Airways Debuts New York-Athens Flights

Norse Atlantic Airways celebrates its latest inaugural flight from New York to Athens.

Airlines

5/31/1946: London Heathrow Begins Commercial Operations

Today, in 1946, London Heathrow Airport officially opened for commercial air operations.

History

Alaska Airlines Invests in New World-class Training Facility

Alaska Airlines invests in cutting-edge flight attendant and pilot training facility in Renton, WA.

Airlines

FAA on Holding Boeing Accountable, Oversight Plan

FAA administrator Whitaker speaks on holding Boeing accountable after various safety concerns.

Manufacturers

5/30/1958: First Flight of the Douglas DC-8

This is the story of the legendary DC-8, from its inception to its first flight in 1958.

History

FAA to Not Grant Boeing Extension for Safety Plan

The FAA will not grant Boeing 90 more days to develop a plan to enhance production safety measures.

Manufacturers

AirAsia X Reports Strong First Quarter 2024 Results

AirAsia X has soared to a profitable start in 2024, with strong financial performance in Q1.

Airlines

Trip Report: Flying the Amakusa Flying Dolphin

Experience flying Amakusa Airlines ATR 72-600 from Amakusa to Fukuoka, Japan.

Airlines

JetBlue Expands Puerto Rico Presence with New Crew Base

JetBlue will establish a pilot and flight attendant crew base in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Airlines

airBaltic Selects RECARO Aircraft Seating for Entire Fleet

airBaltic will equip its fleet of Airbus A220-300 aircraft with RECARO aircraft seating.

Airlines

Above and BeOnd

From the start, BeOnd marketed itself as the world’s first all-business leisure carrier.

Airlines

Steady April Growth for Asia Pacific Airlines

In April 2024, 28 million international passengers were carried by Asia Pacific airlines.

Airlines

5/29/1934: First UK Airmail Service Begins Operations

Discover the history and legacy of the first regular airmail service in the UK, which began in 1934.

History

Austrian Airlines Expands Winter Network, Frequencies

Austrian Airlines is gearing up for a busier winter with new destinations, and additional frequency.

Airlines

American Airlines' Vasu Raja to Exit CCO Position

American Airlines announces the departure of its CCO, Vasu Raja, amid a weak financial outlook.

Airlines

ATR Unveils HighLine All-Business Interior Design

ATR reveals the advanced design of its new HighLine All-Business Class configuration.

Airlines

Lilium eVTOL to Operate in the French Riviera by 2026

Lilium, UrbanV, and Aéroports de la Côte d’Azur partner up to establish eVTOL vertiport network.

Future Flight

Center of Operations: The Evolution of the Cockpit

Everything that happens on a flight is managed from the cockpit—the center of operations.

Industry

5/28/1971: First Flight of Dassault Aviation Mercure

This is the story of the Dassault Aviation Mercure project, spanning from 1971 to 1995.

History

British Airways to Launch Tromso Flights

British Airways has announced that it will launch its first-ever flight to Tromso this winter.

Airlines

Trip Report: Flying KLM's E190 to Florence, Italy

Experience flying KLM's Embraer E190 Jet from Amsterdam to Florence, Italy.

Airlines

Visiting Airport Observation Decks in Japan

Japanese airports are perfect for aviation lovers; almost all have observation decks.

Airports

TSA: Evolution of Aviation Security in the U.S.

This is how the TSA has played a pivotal role in transforming aviation security in the U.S.

Industry

5/27/1999: Maiden Flight of the Bombardier CRJ700

This is the story of the 70-seat stretched version of the CRJ200 Bombardier aircraft.

History

Most Turbulent Routes in the World: An In-Depth Analysis

Airways takes a look at the most turbulent routes by continent and flight distance.

Analysis

Philippine Airlines Leases A330s from Wamos Air

Philippine Airlines has signed a wet lease agreement with Wamos Air for two Airbus A330s.

Airlines

Emirates, Viva Aerobus Sign Interline Agreement

Emirates enters into an interline agreement with Viva Aerobus for 21 Mexican domestic locations.

Airlines

5/26/1929: Junkers W 33 Sets World Altitude Record

This is the story of how the German-built Junkers W 33 set a world altitude record in 1929.

History

Hopping from Riga to Madrid on Board airBaltic 

Experience flying on airBaltic's Airbus A220 Business Class from Riga to Madrid.

Airlines

Spirit's 10th Pilot Crew Base at Newark Liberty Airport

Spirit Airlines plans to open a new pilot base at Newark Liberty International Airport.

Airlines

5/25/1937: First Flight of the Gasuden Koken

Today, in 1937, the Japanese Gasuden Koken, aka the Kōken-ki, made its maiden flight.

History

Exploring Japan Airlines' JAL Sky Museum

Join us in exploring the JAL Sky Museum, an aviation museum operated by Japan Airlines.

Airlines