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NEWS Apr 12, 2024 The Shohei Ohtani Effect: Los Angeles Dodgers Introduce ANA and STARLUX as Official Airlines The Los Angeles Dodgers are becoming more popular in Asia after signing Shohei Ohtani and playing two games in Seoul. The team is targeting its Asian fans through its two official airlines: All Nippon Airways (ANA) and Starlux Airlines. Read More →
NEWS Mar 08, 2024 Osaka-Bound United Airlines Aircraft Loses Tire Shortly After Takeoff From San Francisco, Diverts to Los Angeles A United Airlines Boeing 777-200ER suddenly lost one of its tires while taking off from San Francisco. The flight was bound for Osaka, Japan, but was diverted to Los Angeles. Read More →
NEWS Mar 04, 2024 The Pac-12's Collapse: College Sports Teams Now Face Longer Flights to Games College football is going through rapid changes as teams from the Pac-12 Conference prepare to enter new conferences in the 2024-25 academic year. However, the long distance from the West Coast to the locations of the other schools in the Big 12, Big Ten, and Atlantic Coast Conference creates a logistical headache for athletic directors nationwide. These changes will create long journeys for these former Pac-12 teams to attend away games. 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 21, 2024 Bomb Threat Forces United Airlines Flight to Divert to Chicago On February 21, United Airlines flight UA 1533 from Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) to Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) experienced a severe mid-air incident when a bomb threat forced the plane to divert to Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD). Read More →
NEWS Feb 16, 2024 TSA Investigating Woman Who Boarded American Airlines Flight From Nashville to Los Angeles Without Ticket The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is investigating how a woman passed a security checkpoint and boarded a flight at Nashville International Airport (BNA) without a ticket or boarding pass. This incident is the third time in two months that a passenger flew between two destinations without any form of identification. Read More →
ROUTES Feb 12, 2024 Allegiant Air Announces Boeing 737 MAX Destinations and New Summer Routes On February 12, Allegiant Air revealed the initial routes for its upcoming Boeing 737 MAX aircraft. In addition, the American low-cost carrier announced ten new nonstop routes to 14 cities across the United States that will launch in the summer. 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 18, 2024 Passengers Can Soon Commute By Air in These Four U.S. Cities Many companies aim to solve traffic congestion through urban air mobility, using electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOLs) aircraft to transport passengers and cargo across urban areas. One company that has become a leader in the space, Archer Aviation, announced a partnership with Atlantic Aviation to introduce electric aircraft operations in four major U.S. metropolitan areas on January 17. The deal involves expanding charging infrastructure and launching eVTOL routes in these regions. Read More →
NEWS Dec 27, 2023 Pro-Palestinian Protests Target Major US Airports During Holiday Travel Season In a shocking event, pro-Palestinian protesters blocked off traffic into Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) on December 27. The protests come as American airports handle some of the busiest travel days of the year due to Christmas and New Years. Protests at airports are not an uncommon occurrence since disrupting passenger traffic is viewed by protestors as an effective way to enact change. Read More →