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NEWS Feb 28, 2024 Korean Air Will Give Three Airbus A350 Planes to T'way Air The proposed merger between Korean Air and Asiana Airlines requires a solution to prevent the combined carrier from having a monopoly in South Korea's aviation market. One solution suggested was to supply T'way Air, a South Korean low-cost carrier (LCC), with five Airbus A330-200s from the Korean Air fleet. However, reports indicate that Korean Air is considering giving three Airbus A350-900s from the Asiana fleet once the merger is complete. Read More →
NEWS Feb 26, 2024 Passenger Receives CPR as Madrid-Bound Iberia Flight Diverts to Gran Canaria Iberia flight IB 6844 from Buenos Aires-Ezeiza (EZE) to Madrid (MAD) diverted to Gran Canaria (LPA) on February 23. An Airbus A350-900, with registration EC-NJM, operated IB 6844 that day. The aircraft was back on the ground nearly ten hours after departure due to a passenger's medical issue. 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 →
ROUTES Feb 24, 2024 Delta Air Lines Expands South Pacific Presence With New Los Angeles-Brisbane Route Delta Air Lines is expanding its presence in the South Pacific region with an upcoming service to Australia's third-largest city, Brisbane. Delta will inaugurate seasonal service from its Los Angeles (LAX) hub to Brisbane (BNE) from December 6, 2024 to March 28, 2025. The route will utilize the Airbus A350-900, one of Delta's newest and most modern widebody aircraft. Read More →
NEWS Feb 22, 2024 Airbus Showcases A350-1000 Powered by Sustainable Aviation Fuel at Singapore Airshow Airbus showcased its A350-1000 aircraft, powered by a 35% blend of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF), at the Singapore Airshow. The company showed refueling on February 18 at Changi Airport (SIN) by pumping 12.8 tons (11.6 metric tons) of a 35% blend of SAF and conventional jet-A fuel into the widebody. Read More →
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 Feb 02, 2024 Delta Air Lines Adds New First Class Seats on Boeing 737-800s, Expands Delta One on Airbus A350-900s Delta Air Lines will update the cabins on its Airbus A350-900 aircraft and select Boeing 737-800 planes over the coming months. The airline aims to improve the onboard experience for passengers, especially those flying in its premium cabin classes. The updated cabins will appear on the first 737-800s and A350-900s in February and the summer, respectively. Read More →
ROUTES Jan 31, 2024 Air France Adds Flights From Los Angeles for Cannes Film Festival and Monaco Formula 1 Race The annual Cannes International Film Festival is a coveted event welcoming guests from all over the world. Similarly, the Monaco Formula One Grand Prix is one of the most popular racing events held annually around the same time. To meet demand for both the festival and the Monaco Grand Prix, Air France has announced special flights from Los Angeles for passengers interested in attending either event. Read More →
NEWS Jan 12, 2024 Delta Air Lines Confirms New Order for the Airbus A350-1000 Delta Air Lines has never been vocal about the new aircraft it plans to procure to replace its aging widebody aircraft, specifically the Boeing 767s. However, Delta has revealed its future plans after confirming an order for the Airbus A350-1000. Read More →
NEWS Dec 23, 2023 First Look: Air India Receives its First A350 The new era of Air India has officially touched down as the Indian flag carrier took delivery of its first Airbus A350 earlier today. This is also the first A350 in all of India. Read More →