INFORMATIONALApr 24, 2022The Fall and Impending Rise of San Bernardino AirportSan Bernardino Airport has had its fair share of trouble over the years but the future is looking bright. With a new airline starting service there soon and the town backing the airport, San Bernardino Airport could become the new preferred backup airport to LAX.Read More →
INFORMATIONALApr 23, 2022The Crash That Caused The Pilot ShortageDescribing why the new Airline Transport Pilot (ATP) hourly requirements in the U.S. are making the current pilot shortage worse. Relating this to the colgan air crash in 2009 that resulted in the increase from 250 to 1,500 hours required for ATP.Read More →
INFORMATIONALMar 19, 2022Onboard Negus: The Boeing 747 Party PlaneWhile the COVID-19 pandemic forced British Airways to retire its Boeing 747 fleet, some of them have found new homes across the UK. G-CIVB or 'Negus' has been turned into the ultimate, posh party plane and is now available for hire.Read More →
INFORMATIONALFeb 26, 2022Southwest Airlines Considers DFW for Future GrowthLow-cost carrier Southwest Airlines has a history of avoiding busier hub airports. Despite this, ever since the mid-2000s, the carrier has begun adding some of America’s busiest airports to their network. Comments from one of Southwest’s former executives revealed there could be more of these additions in the future, more specifically in their hometown of Dallas.
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INFORMATIONALFeb 15, 2022An Inside Perspective: The Rise of Spirit AirlinesSpirit Airlines is notorious for low fares and a multitude of fees that are tacked on to the passenger experience. Despite this, pricing in the U.S. industry has shifted dramatically thanks to the carrier and Ben Baldanza, the airline’s former CEO who pioneered the ultra-low-cost business model in America.Read More →
INFORMATIONALFeb 02, 2022Mile High Stakes: The Fight For DenverDenver International Airport is one of the busiest hubs in the nation. Because of its centralized geography and status as an outdoor gateway, both Southwest and United Airlines have been fighting to be the airline of choice in the Mile High City.
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INFORMATIONALJan 24, 2022The Evolution of The Low-Cost Airline Business ModelLow-cost carriers have left an incredibly strong impact on the airline industry across the world. However, the low-cost business model that is dominant in the marketplace today differs drastically when compared to how low-cost airlines originally entered the industry.Read More →
INFORMATIONALJan 23, 2022What is Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF)?As the aviation industry advances in technology, many airlines have made it a priority to reduce their environmental footprint. One way they are doing so is by introducing Sustainable Aviation Fuel into their operations.Read More →
INFORMATIONALJan 22, 2022The Top Five Shortest Flights in AmericaThe United States has more than five thousand different airports, with many of them being connected by commercial airlines. Across a massive convoluted web of connections, there sometimes happens to be rather unusual city pairs that are connected. Sometimes, these city pairs end up being very close to each other, resulting in very short routes.Read More →
INFORMATIONALJan 20, 2022David Neeleman and the Rise of JetBlue AirwaysJetBlue Airways has become a strong competitor in the airline industry ever since it launched operations in early 2000. Despite its success, JetBlue and its founder David Neeleman faced many challenges in the time leading up to the carrier’s launch.Read More →