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NEWS Jun 27, 2024 The World’s First Hybrid Airline: Air Premia You may be familiar with the two main groups of airlines: full-service carriers and low-cost carriers. But have you ever heard of a "hybrid" airline? Today, we will look at the world's first example of such an airline: Air Premia from South Korea. Read More →
NEWS Jun 13, 2024 British Airways Passengers from London Endure a 9-Hour ‘Flight to Nowhere’ British Airways passengers endured a nine-hour “flight to nowhere” on Monday when their Texas-bound flight had to turn back to London after reaching North America. Read More →
NEWS Jun 11, 2024 El Al To Purchase 30 Boeing 737 MAX Aircraft + Parts in $2-2.5 Billion Deal Israeli flag carrier El Al has announced that it will be entering discussions with Boeing to purchase around 30 737 MAX aircraft. The announcement comes after months of deliberation by El Al as to what aerospace company to purchase aircraft from (Boeing or Airbus). Read More →
STORIES Jun 05, 2024 Scoot's 12th Birthday: The Story of the Singaporean Low-Cost Airline Celebrating its 12th birthday this past Tuesday, Singapore based low-cost carrier Scoot has left a significant impact on the global aviation industry. Founded in 2011 as a Singapore Airlines subsidy, Scoot has grown to become one of the largest and most successful long-haul low-cost airlines of the 21st century. Here's a look at the history of the 12-year-old Singaporean airline. Read More →
NEWS May 11, 2024 SAF Powered Test Flight Shows Reduction in Carbon Emissions Virgin 100 was the first ever flight to cross the Atlantic Ocean on 100% sustainable aviation fuels. After a year of planning between numerous companies, regulatory approval for the unique blend of SAF used, and six months of data analysis after the flight, Virgin Atlantic has released results showing a major reduction in carbon emissions. Read More →
INFORMATIONAL Mar 26, 2024 The World's Top 5 Longest Flights to Australia and New Zealand Multiple airlines offer ultra-long-haul flights to Australia and New Zealand to accommodate high demand among international travelers. Eight of the world's 20 longest nonstop routes by distance involve four destinations: Auckland (AKL), Melbourne (MEL), Perth (PER), and Sydney (SYD). These are the world's longest flights serving Australia and New Zealand. Read More →
NEWS Mar 12, 2024 50 Injured on LATAM Flight From Sydney to Auckland After Technical Issue At least 50 people were injured onboard a flight from Sydney (SYD) to Auckland (AKL) operated by Chilean airline LATAM. The incident was caused by a technical issue that resulted in the aircraft suddenly losing altitude. Read More →
NEWS Mar 07, 2024 Bird Strike Damages Saudia Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner at London-Heathrow A Saudia Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner was involved in a bird-strike incident on March 3. There are no reports of injuries other than the bird itself. Read More →
NEWS Feb 25, 2024 Ethiopian Airlines and Qatar Airways Planes Nearly Collide Over Somalia A mid-air collision was barely avoided over the skies of Somalia following a miscommunication from Air Traffic Control (ATC) on February 24. This incident involved a Qatar Airways Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner and an Ethiopian Airlines Airbus A350-900. Read More →
NEWS Feb 25, 2024 Hawaiian Airlines Welcomes First Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner to Fleet Hawaiian Airlines officially welcomed its first Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner on February 23. With registration N781HA, the aircraft arrived at Honolulu's Daniel K. Inouye International Airport (HNL) from Charleston International Airport (CHS) in South Carolina on February 14. Boeing has a facility in North Charleston, South Carolina, that serves as the final assembly and delivery point for the 787 Dreamliner family. Read More →