Airways Magazine

 Breaking News

Airline News

    Study: How Devalued Have American Airlines AAdvantage Miles Become?

Study: How Devalued Have American Airlines AAdvantage Miles Become?

American Airlines launched AAdvantage, the first major airline mileage program, in 1981. Today, it boasts over 67 million members, and I am one of them. I have been flying American (and its Oneworld partners) for most of my adult life. The upshot of my loyalty to the company is that I have earned AAdvantage Platinum status for life. This two million mile threshold delivers a number of benefits, like mileage

Read Full Article
    Photos: The Last Colorful A380 For ANA Rolls Out Of The Paintshop

Photos: The Last Colorful A380 For ANA Rolls Out Of The Paintshop

MIAMI — All Nippon Airways (ANA), Japan’s largest carrier, celebrated the unveiling of its third and final Airbus A380, painted with its exclusive Flying Honu scheme. The third Airbus A380, due to be registered as JA383A, is sporting ANA’s third special paint scheme, this time in a vibrant orange design that is inspired by the Hawaiian sunset. ANA is due to take delivery of this aircraft in April 2020. This

Read Full Article
    LOT Polish Airlines To Take Over Condor

LOT Polish Airlines To Take Over Condor

MIAMI — Following the demise of Thomas Cook Airlines, the Polish Aviation Group PGL, owner of LOT Polish Airlines, is set to take over German leisure carrier, Condor. The deal was announced earlier today in Poland and should be finalized by April 2020 once regulatory approval is granted by the European Commission. Last year, Condor received a bridging loan from the German government of €380 million. As the airline continued

Read Full Article
    Indian Domestic Traffic Growth Dipped Dramatically In 2019

Indian Domestic Traffic Growth Dipped Dramatically In 2019

MIAMI — The 2019 domestic air traffic growth is not only the lowest in the last five years for India but for the first time in half a decade, it has come down to single-digit points. As per the data released by the Indian aviation regulator DGCA (Directorate General of Civil Aviation), the overall domestic air traffic growth in 2019 (January-December) stood at 144.2 million passengers, which was a measly

Read Full Article
    Qatar Airways Expands Codeshare With Malaysia Airlines

Qatar Airways Expands Codeshare With Malaysia Airlines

MIAMI – Qatar Airways and Malaysia Airlines will be expanding its codeshare agreement by adding four new destinations in South East Asia. Both airlines, who signed an original codeshare agreement in 2001, are also Oneworld alliance partners. Qatar Airways’ passengers will now also be able to explore the following four new exciting destinations with Malaysia Airlines: Sibu and Alor Setar in Malaysia, and Medan and Surabaya in Indonesia. Passengers are

Read Full Article
    SWISS Completes Airbus A340 Cabin Upgrade Program

SWISS Completes Airbus A340 Cabin Upgrade Program

MIAMI — Swiss International Air Lines has completed the cabin refurbishment program on its remaining five Airbus A340-300s, as it pushes to create a common hard product, like the one on its flagship, the Boeing 777-300ER. The A340-300s now feature the same cabin as the Boeing counterparts, configured in a three-class layout with eight seats in First Class, 47 in Business, and 168 in Economy. At its strongest, the airline’s

Read Full Article
    Record: Air Baltic Carried 5 Million Passengers In 2019

Record: Air Baltic Carried 5 Million Passengers In 2019

MIAMI — Air Baltic carried a record number of over five million passengers in 2019, up 22% from the previous year. This is the highest number of passengers in the airline’s 25-year history. “We are reaching new heights and offering better connections to people traveling to and from the Baltics,” said Martin Gauss, Chief Executive Officer of airBaltic. “In 2019, we continued our sustainable growth path and showed strong results

Read Full Article
    Qatar Airways Boosts Network With Eight New Destinations

Qatar Airways Boosts Network With Eight New Destinations

MIAMI – At the opening day of the Kuwait Air Show, Qatar Airways announced eight new destinations that will be added to its extensive route network. Kickstarting the Kuwait Air Show, the Doha-based carrier turned up with its ultra-modern Airbus A350-1000, which sat alongside its new state-of-the-art Gulfstream G500, which is a part of its Qatar Executive brand. “The Kuwait Aviation Show is the perfect platform for us to kick

Read Full Article
    WestJet To Launch New Transatlantic Route From Halifax To Manchester

WestJet To Launch New Transatlantic Route From Halifax To Manchester

MIAMI – Canadian airline, WestJet, will be opening a new route from Halifax, Canada to Manchester, United Kingdom, starting from June 5, 2020. The flight will be operated four times a week using their Boeing 737-700 aircraft, which has a two-class config of 130 seats, split into 12 premium and 118 economy seats. The Transatlantic flight to North America will take only six hours and the flight from Halifax to Manchester

Read Full Article
    Delta Adds Routes To Miami, LATAM Moves In To JFK Terminal 4

Delta Adds Routes To Miami, LATAM Moves In To JFK Terminal 4

MIAMI – LATAM and Delta have ramped-up its pace towards the beginning of its new partnership with a terminal move in New York, and a network boost in Miami. In September, the Atlanta-based carrier signed a surprising $1.9 billion deal for a 20% stake of LATAM, following the failed attempt by American Airlines (AA) to secure a joint venture with the South American carrier. As part of the new deal,

Read Full Article

Live: Air Canada Inaugurates First A220-300 In Montreal (+Video)

  Live: Air Canada Inaugurates First A220-300 In Montreal (+Video)

MONTREAL — Air Canada has officially become North America’s launch operator of the Airbus A220-300. The Canadian flag carrier unveiled

Read Full Article

Etihad Airways, easyJet Sign New Partnership Agreement

  Etihad Airways, easyJet Sign New Partnership Agreement

LONDON – United Arab Emirates’ national airline Etihad Airways, based out of Abu Dhabi, announced that it has signed a

Read Full Article

Delta Flight 89 Dumps Fuel Over Los Angeles, Injures 31

  Delta Flight 89 Dumps Fuel Over Los Angeles, Injures 31

MIAMI – In the afternoon of 14th January 2020, Delta Air Lines Flight 89 (DAL89) departed Los Angeles bound for Shanghai

Read Full Article

Flybe Secures Deal With British Government To Keep Afloat

  Flybe Secures Deal With British Government To Keep Afloat

LONDON – Over the course of the past 24 hours, British based airline, Flybe, has been in many headlines as

Read Full Article

Eastern Airways Revives E-Jets, Third To Be Delivered At End of Month

  Eastern Airways Revives E-Jets, Third To Be Delivered At End of Month

LONDON – Since late 2018, British regional airline, Eastern Airways has not operated any Embraer E-Jet aircraft after it had

Read Full Article

PHOTOS: Aeroflot’s First A350 Rolls Out In Revised Livery

  PHOTOS: Aeroflot’s First A350 Rolls Out In Revised Livery

LONDON – At Airbus’ manufacturing plant in Toulouse, France, Russian flag carrier Aeroflot has rolled out their first Airbus A350

Read Full Article

Flybe In Desperate Talks To Prevent Collapse, 2,000 Jobs At Risk

  Flybe In Desperate Talks To Prevent Collapse, 2,000 Jobs At Risk

LONDON – UK regional carrier Flybe has been in talks over the weekend to prevent a collapse of the airline

Read Full Article

Ernest Airlines Suspends Operations

  Ernest Airlines Suspends Operations

LONDON – On January 11th 2020, Italian operator Ernest Airlines has suspended its operations following having its operating license being temporarily

Read Full Article

Current Issue

Cart

Polls

Would you feel safe flying on a Boeing 737 MAX once the grounding is lifted?

View Results

Loading ... Loading ...

Subscribe to our weekly Newsletter

@airwaysmagazine

Airways YouTube Channel

0