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Washington (IAD) to Newark (EWR) every hour on United Airlines

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 17, 2020

Flying from Washington to New York is entering a new era. United Airlines today announced a new hourly shuttle service ... Read More

Five countries demand compensation from Iran for downed Ukrainian Boeing

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 16, 2020

Canadian Foreign Minister Francois-Philippe Champagne announced that Canada, Afghanistan, the United Kingdom, Sweden and Ukraine are demanding that Iran pay ... Read More

Brazil’s Azul flies to New York’s JFK Airport

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 16, 2020

The statue of Liberty, Times Square and Central Park are now closer than ever for Azul customers with new daily ... Read More

Issues with baggage are increasing at international airports

Syndicated Content Editor Syndicated Content Editor- January 16, 2020

Travelers who travel by plane increasingly have to deal with issues concerning their baggage. A noticeable increase has been visible ... Read More

17.8 million airline passengers traveled through Prague Airport in 2019

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 16, 2020

Based on the latest operating results, Prague Airport handled a total of 17,804,900 passengers in 2019. That means that approximately ... Read More

LATAM moves its New York JFK operations

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 16, 2020

LATAM Airlines Group announced today that it will relocate its operations at John F. Kennedy International Airport (New York City) ... Read More

FAA declares South Florida a No Drone Zone during Super Bowl LIV

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 16, 2020

Hard Rock Stadium near Miami is a “No Drone Zone” for Super Bowl LIV on Feb. 2, 2020. Drones also ... Read More

Airbus demonstrates first fully automatic vision-based take-off

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 16, 2020

Airbus has successfully performed the first fully automatic vision-based take-off using an Airbus Family test aircraft at Toulouse-Blagnac airport. The ... Read More

United Airlines jet with burning engine makes emergency landing in Newark

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 16, 2020

United Airlines flight from Newark, New Jersey to Los Angeles, California was forced to turn around shortly after takeoff and ... Read More

Air Canada continues fleet modernization with its first Airbus A220-300

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 16, 2020

Air Canada today unveiled the newest member of its fleet, the Airbus A220-300, before employees and special guests at the ... Read More

Customer service agents reach deal with Air Canada

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 16, 2020

Unifor Local 2002, the union representing customer service agents in call centers and airports, customer journey management and customer relations ... Read More

Alaska Airlines announces daily nonstop flight between Seattle and Monterey

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 15, 2020

Alaska Airlines announced today it will begin daily nonstop service between Seattle-Tacoma International Airport and Monterey Regional Airport (MRY) in ... Read More

Boeing 2019 aircraft delivery numbers lowest since 2008

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 15, 2020

Boeing lost 87 orders for commercial planes last year, meaning cancellations outnumbered new purchases in 2019. It delivered just 79 ... Read More

Qatar Airways announces eight new destinations at Kuwait Aviation Show

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 15, 2020

Qatar Airways wowed the crowds on the opening day of the Kuwait Aviation Show, showcasing two of the newest aircraft ... Read More

LATAM launches new cabin class for national and international flights

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 15, 2020

LATAM Airlines Group announced today that it will introduce its superior cabin class, Premium Economy, to all national and international ... Read More

Etihad Airways: Zero net carbon emissions by 2050

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 15, 2020

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, today committed to a minimum target of zero net carbon ... Read More

Flights diverted, passengers evacuated as Spain’s Alicante airport burns

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 15, 2020

Spanish airport operator Aena said that Alicante airport in Southern Spain was on lock-down after the roof of one of ... Read More

Fraport Traffic Figures 2019: More than 70.5 Million Passengers

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 15, 2020

Frankfurt Airport (FRA) served more than 70.5 million passengers in 2019 - achieving a new all-time record by exceeding the ... Read More

Vietjet launches new Seoul, Taipei, Nagoya, Fukuoka and Kagoshima flights

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 14, 2020

Vietjet has started the new year on a progressive note with the expansion of its international network to three Asian ... Read More

New United Airlines uniforms hit the ‘runway’ right on time for winter

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 14, 2020

Customers are seeing a new look on United Airlines runways. Welcoming the new year, United is debuting new uniforms designed ... Read More

17 Children Injured When Boeing 777 Dumps Fuel on School Playground

editor editor- January 14, 2020

Some 17 children and 6 adults have been reported injured after a Boeing 777 returning to Los Angeles Airport (LAX) ... Read More

Lufthansa will base nine Airbus A320neo in Munich in 2020

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 14, 2020

The Airbus A320neo, the latest generation short- and medium-haul aircraft, is now operating from Munich. Since the turn of the ... Read More

16.2 million passengers: Record year for Budapest Airport

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 14, 2020

Breaking all monthly records in passenger numbers throughout 2019, Budapest Airport has once again achieved a record year of solid ... Read More

What airline not to fly? What airlines to fly?

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 13, 2020

Planning to fly in the United States? What is the best airline to fly in America?  What airlines you should ... Read More

Boeing has a new president and CEO: What is next?

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 13, 2020

David L. Calhoun today assumed the role of president and chief executive officer of The Boeing Company. "With deep industry ... Read More

Munich Airport: 10th consecutive record-setting year

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 13, 2020

Munich Airport continues to pile up records: In 2019 total traffic increased by 1.7 million, or 4 percent, to 47.9 ... Read More

Lufthansa Group Airlines: 145 million passengers in 2019

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 13, 2020

In 2019, the airlines of the Lufthansa Group carried a total of 145 million passengers on board. This represents an ... Read More

Etihad Airways operates eco-flight from Abu Dhabi to Brussels

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 13, 2020

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, today operated a special ‘eco-flight’ from Abu Dhabi to Brussels, ... Read More

Airbus adds XL capacity to its fleet with BelugaXL

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 13, 2020

The BelugaXL has entered into service, providing Airbus with 30% extra transport capacity in order to support the on-going production ... Read More

A decade at LHR: 15 million airline passengers stronger

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 13, 2020

Since 2010, Heathrow has welcomed an additional 15 million passengers - an increase of 18% over the course of the ... Read More

Non-stop from Düsseldorf to Caribbean and Mexico

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 12, 2020

TUI Fly Deutschland, formerly TUI Fly has, after lengthy consideration, decided to launch long-haul Boeing 787 Dreamliners flights from Düsseldorf ... Read More

Will Canada ban Turkish, Lufthansa, Austrian, Qatar Airways, Aeroflot and Ukraine International Airlines?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 12, 2020

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Saturday that his government’s focus is accountability and justice for the victims of the ... Read More

Loong Air launches flight from Chengdu, China to Tashkent, Uzbekistan

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 11, 2020

China's Zhejiang Loong Airlines Co. Ltd (Loong Air) launched a new direct flight between Chengdu, capital of southwest China's Sichuan ... Read More

FAA’s $5.4M Boeing fine dwarfed by fired CEO’s $62M in ‘benefits’

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 11, 2020

US Federal Aviation Administration said in a statement on Friday that Boeing had "had “failed to adequately oversee its suppliers ... Read More

Why Lufthansa Group is also guilty in Ukrainian crash in Iran?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 11, 2020

Also responsible for the Ukraine International Airlines crash may be Lufthansa, Austrian Airlines, Turkish Airlines, Qatar Airways, and Aeroflot to ... Read More

We shot down a passenger plane but didn’t mean it

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- January 11, 2020

A Ukrainian plane which crashed outside Tehran earlier this week had flown close to a sensitive military site and was ... Read More