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INFORMATIONAL May 15, 2024 Why Most Australian Airlines Fail In the past 100 years, nearly 300 Australian airlines have failed. With the recent collapse of 18-month-old Bonza Airlines, the question has to be asked: Can any new airline can survive Australia's aviation market? Here's a look at five failed airlines and the impacts they left in the land down under. Read More →
NEWS Apr 22, 2024 New Data Suggests a Rise in Aircraft Near-Misses While it is true that plane collisions occur quite frequently, recent events may be overstating just how often they may occur. Accidents themselves do not occur as often as many believe and it is incredibly rare for a plane to experience difficulties during the flight itself. Read More →
STORIES Apr 10, 2024 The World's Longest Eco-Friendly Flight The conversation about aviation and sustainability has recently revolved around sustainable aviation fuel (SAF). One company has been very progressive in its research of SAFs and has applied its functionality to a cross-Atlantic flight. In late 2023, Virgin Atlantic flew Flight100 from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to John F. Kennedy Airport (JFK) on a fuel based out of 100% sustainable fuels. Read More →
INFORMATIONAL Mar 07, 2024 The Environmental Impact of Air Travel and Sustainable Solutions As the COVID-19 pandemic is nearing its end, air travel is constantly increasing, with an estimated 4.7 billion passengers to travel in 2024, beating the 4.5 billion passengers that traveled in 2019. This also means more fuel burn is caused by commercial jets, leading to environmental pollution. Therefore, a new type of aviation fuel, called sustainable aviation fuel (SAF), was invented to reduce air pollution. Read More →
INFORMATIONAL Nov 10, 2023 The World's Best Airport Lounges With airlines transporting millions of passengers annually, they have invested millions into showing their luxuriousness and sleek styles. From Frankfurt to Istanbul, airlines worldwide have unique styles with bars, spas, and cigar lounges. Let's look at the top 5 best lounges around this sphere we call Earth. Read More →
NEWS Sep 20, 2023 United Airlines Becomes Third Airline with Fake Engine Parts United Airlines has become the latest airline to have sketchy engine parts in its aircraft. On September 18, Bloomberg reported that UK-based supplier AOG Technics provided fake engine parts to the airline. United is not the only carrier with this issue: Virgin Australia and Southwest Airlines also received counterfeit parts from AOG Technics. Read More →
NEWS Jun 03, 2023 Just Landed: Norse Atlantic Airways Inaugurates London Gatwick to Washington-Dulles Service Low-cost upstart Norse Atlantic is expanding again and growing its presence in the U.S. June 1 marked the launch of a new service between Washington-Dulles and London Gatwick and the new low fares are guaranteed to please travelers. Read More →
NEWS Feb 11, 2023 Introducing SkyTeam's Newest Member: Virgin Atlantic Virgin Atlantic has announced the date it intends to join the SkyTeam Alliance. The move is an exciting one, connecting British passengers to even more international destinations through its newly-grown route portfolio. Read More →
NEWS Oct 31, 2022 Virgin Atlantic Inaugurates its First Airbus A330neo Virgin Atlantic's first-ever A330-900neo operated its inaugural flight from London Heathrow to Boston last week. Flight VS 11 departed London Heathrow at 17:47 and headed across the Atlantic for a 6-hour and 30-minute flight before landing in Boston one hour early at 19:24 local time. Read More →
NEWS Sep 29, 2022 Virgin Atlantic to Join SkyTeam London-based airline Virgin Atlantic has just announced it will join the SkyTeam alliance, headed by good partners Delta and Air France-KLM. The airline's entrance will take effect in 2023 and will bring significant benefits to flyers. Read More →