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ROUTES Jul 29, 2022 United Airlines to Become the First Airline to Connect Washington and Cape Town United Airlines is making history once again with a nonstop route out of Washington Dulles International Airport. The airline announced that it will be initiating a new nonstop service from Washington-Dulles International Airport to Cape Town International Airport in South Africa beginning November 17, 2022. Read More →
NEWS Jul 23, 2022 Air Canada and United Propose Transborder Joint Venture On Friday, United Airlines and Air Canada announced a renewed effort for a joint venture, rivaling Delta Airlines' and WestJet's deepening ties. This agreement will allow for more codeshares and potential perks for frequent flyers. Read More →
NEWS Jul 20, 2022 Heatwave Causes Chaos at London's Luton Airport Europe, especially the United Kingdom, has been experiencing record-high temperatures. This has resulted in travel disruptions throughout the country as its infrastructure cannot handle such temperatures. This article reviews the Heat Wave and its effect on Luton Airport, which saw part of its runway melting because of the high temperatures. Read More →
NEWS Jul 16, 2022 DOT Grants Delta and United South Africa Slots For the past two months, Delta Air Lines and United Airlines have been fighting a legal battle to operate new services from their hubs in the United States to Cape Town, South Africa. In this article, we explore the background and the arguments of each airline, as well as the new decision made by the Department of transportation to grand an equivalent amount of slots to each carrier. Read More →
NEWS Jul 09, 2022 Delta Offers Passengers $10,000 to Switch Flights Passengers on a Delta flight from Grand Rapids to Minneapolis were shocked to find out they were being offered $10,000 to get off the flight and switch to a new one. While voluntary bumping from oversold flights is common, receiving massive payments such as $10,000 is not, and in this article I explain the backstory behind why Delta offered so much money. Read More →
NEWS Jul 08, 2022 President Biden Nominates Denver Airport CEO to Lead the FAA President Joe Biden nominated Phil Washington to lead the Federal Aviation Administration. In this article, the historical significance behind this nomination is explored, as well as the crises that await Washington, should the U.S Senate confirm him. Read More →
NEWS Jun 19, 2022 United Partnership Brings Plant-Based Menu Items United is debuting new, plant-based menu items as it launches a partnership with Impossible Foods. Customers can now consume an Impossible Meatball Bowl on select U.S. flights and an Impossible Sausage in select Polaris lounges. Read More →
INFORMATIONAL Jun 13, 2022 Behind the Names and Registrations of Virgin Atlantic Aircraft Virgin Atlantic has a long-standing reputation of fun and interesting names and registrations given to their planes. Here's the story behind choosing them. Read More →
NEWS Jun 10, 2022 United States Government Lifts All Coronavirus Travel Restrictions The United States has been known across the world for its strict Coronavirus travel restrictions. As of June 12 at 12:01am E.T. this is all set to change for all passengers arriving to the USA on international flights. Read More →
ROUTES Jun 08, 2022 United Airlines Announces New Nonstop Service to Brisbane On the morning of June 9, United Airlines announced a new international service from San Francisco, California (SFO) to Brisbane, Australia (BNE). Launching on October 28, the route will be operated thrice weekly on the airline's Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner aircraft. The 257-seat aircraft will have 48 Polaris Business Class seats, 21 Premium Plus seats, 39 Economy Plus seats, and 149 basic economy seats. Read More →