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ROUTES Feb 06, 2024 Air Algérie’s Future Plans: Could There Be Direct Flights to New York? Air Algérie, Algeria's flag carrier, plans to launch 16 new international routes in the coming years. One route would be the first direct flight between Algeria and the U.S. by connecting Algiers and New York. Read More →
NEWS Jan 29, 2024 Icelandair Adds More Airbus A321neos to Replace Boeing 757 Fleet Icelandair, a long-time operator of the Boeing 757, has signaled the imminent end of its Boeing 757s as it recently confirmed a lease for two Airbus A321neo jets. These aircraft are expected to join the fleet in the second half of 2025, bringing Icelandair's order book for this aircraft type to seven examples. This event follows the recent additions of Boeing 737 MAX 8 and 9 jets. Read More →
ROUTES Jan 06, 2024 Air India to Dallas/Fort Worth? New U.S. Services in 2024 International Expansion Many people have been requesting nonstop service from Dallas/Fort Worth (DFW) to India for several years. These years of waiting appear to have finally paid off. Recently leaked information suggests Air India intends to initiate service to DFW and six other international destinations this year. Read More →
NEWS Dec 09, 2023 Dubai's DXB Airport Set to be Replaced by New Mega Airport before 2040 The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has become one of the world's major players in the aviation industry over the past two decades. Emirates and Etihad Airways are synonymous with global connectivity and major lifestyle brands, while Dubai and Abu Dhabi have become major business and leisure travel destinations. The UAE is expanding its airport infrastructure and leading discussions on decarbonizing aviation to maintain its global leadership in the aviation sector. Read More →
STORIES Dec 02, 2023 A Competition With Dallas and Houston: Can Austin Airport Meet the City's Growing Population and Influence? Austin is becoming one of the most important cities in the US due to its rapid population growth and large tech industry. However, Austin lags behind other large US cities in airport infrastructure and international connectivity. Austin currently has a disadvantage over other major tech hubs, and even Dallas-Fort Worth and Houston in Texas, in these two areas. We will look deeper at how Austin is improving its aviation industry for the city to achieve its true potential. Read More →
NEWS Nov 29, 2023 United and American Take Action Against Chicago O'Hare Airport Expansion United and American Airlines are seeking Mayor Brandon Johnson's intervention to modify O'Hare Airport's expansion plans, which include a new "global terminal" for both domestic and international flights. The project, initially budgeted at $8.7 billion, is now $1.5 billion over budget, prompting the carriers to request a slowdown, scale-back, or potential grounding of the expansion. Read More →
NEWS Nov 06, 2023 Dulles Airport Eyes $6 Billion in New Concourses Led by United Growth Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority (MWAA) CEO Jack Potter revealed that it was close to signing an agreement for a $6 billion investment in new concourses, roadway infrastructure, and more. This is all fueled by United Airlines' plans for future growth. Read More →
NEWS Oct 11, 2023 Fort Lauderdale Airport Starts Construction on New $404 Million Terminal Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood International Airport (FLL) in southeast Florida, USA, is getting a 5th terminal to expand and meet the ever-growing demand in the region. The airport is also planning to rebuild and refurbish other important facilities. Read More →
ROUTES Sep 20, 2023 Flights to Aspen, Yosemite, and Alaska: Delta Air Lines Adds More Services to the Western U.S. It is always early enough to start planning your summer vacation. Even though the summer just ended, you can determine your summer 2024 travel plans with the help of Delta Air Lines. The airline announced several new routes to multiple U.S. destinations from its hubs. Read More →
NEWS Aug 13, 2023 Cathay Pacific Orders 32 More Airbus A321neo Aircraft Hong Kong's flag carrier Cathay Pacific has announced its intention to add up to 32 Airbus A321neo and A320neo aircraft to its fleet over the next six years. The airline is expanding and modernizing its fleet as part of its plans to turn Hong Kong into an international aviation hub. Read More →