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STORIES Feb 23, 2024 The 1956 Grand Canyon Mid-Air Collision: The Crash That Created the Modern Air Traffic Control System The summer morning of June 30, 1956, disaster began with a sudden bang and the sickening crunch of metal crashing into metal. This incident facilitated the creation of the modern en route air traffic control system, which has made commercial aviation the safest means of transportation in human history. Read More →
NEWS Feb 02, 2024 Athens Airport Raises €785 Million in IPO Amid High Passenger Traffic, Including New Flights From Chicago Athens International Airport (AIA) completed its initial public offering (IPO) on January 25, raising a staggering €785 million ($848 million) in a landmark deal. This impressive sum surpasses initial expectations and marks the biggest listing on the Greek stock exchange since 2000, signifying a significant vote of confidence in the airport's future and the broader Greek tourism industry. Read More →
NEWS Jan 28, 2024 How Chiefs and 49ers Fans Can Fly to Super Bowl LVIII in Las Vegas Chiefs and 49ers fans are excited to see their teams play in the upcoming Super Bowl LVIII on February 11 at Allegiant Stadium in Paradise, Nevada. Many airlines - including American, Delta, and United - have added extra flights to accommodate fans in Kansas City and the San Francisco Bay Area. Fans in other cities can also visit the Super Bowl through additional flights from other airports nationwide. Read More →
NEWS Jan 24, 2024 U.S. Airlines' Fourth Quarter Earnings: What Is Behind Their Strong Performance? The fourth quarter of 2023 (Q4 2023) yielded strong results for America's "Big Five" airlines. These are the U.S.' five largest airlines: Alaska Airlines, American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Southwest Airlines, and United Airlines. Many factors are behind these strong financial results, and airlines face multiple headwinds going into 2024. Read More →
INFORMATIONAL Dec 06, 2023 American AAdvantage, Delta SkyMiles, and United MileagePlus: The Battle of the Frequent Flyers Frequent flyer programs are essential for people who frequently go on flights for business or personal reasons. Whether you often travel due to your job as a tech consultant at Deloitte or to take care of your aging grandparents in Jordan, these programs can help you with your travels. Read More →
INFORMATIONAL Nov 27, 2023 How Do Airlines Decide Which Aircraft to Use on a Route? It may seem like a simple answer—easy: airlines fly their biggest planes on the routes with the most demand. In some ways, this is true—no doubt airlines would deploy a 737 over a CRJ900 for a route like New York (JFK) to Denver (DEN), given the demand on the route. Demand isn't everything, however. Aircraft range plays a major role as well. Other niche factors play large roles, too, and in this article, we'll explore how airlines decide which aircraft to use on certain routes. 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 07, 2023 Flights Cancelled as Attacks Continue in Israel A new conflict has broken out between Israeli and Palestinian forces in Israel, forcing commercial aviation to come to a screeching halt in Israel. Ben Gurion Airport is currently the only airport still operating, with Israeli Airlines the only carriers permitted to fly out of the country. Read More →
INFORMATIONAL Sep 28, 2023 United MileagePlus: Best Ways to Earn, Redeem Miles Thinking about joining MileagePlus? Pondering how to get the most out of a United Airlines MileagePlus membership? This article is an in depth guide on how you can do just that, covering how to earn United MileagePlus miles as well as where, how, and when to redeem them. Read More →
NEWS Sep 27, 2023 The Battle for Slots: Delta vs. United at Tokyo Haneda Delta has officially announced it will scrap plans to start service between Portland and Tokyo Haneda. United Airlines has swooped in and applied to use these routes to expand its network from Tokyo. This situation highlights the importance of slots in airport operations. Read More →