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    Ryanair Slows Growth Due To Boeing 737 MAX 200 Delays

Ryanair Slows Growth Due To Boeing 737 MAX 200 Delays

MIAMI – Irish low-cost carrier Ryanair has updated its investors regarding the delays to deliveries of the high-density Boeing 737 MAX 200 that the carrier is expecting to receive once the worldwide grounding of the aircraft type is lifted. The airline’s CEO, Michael O’Leary gave a lengthy comment, saying that Ryanair “remains committed to the 737 MAX aircraft, and now expects that it will return to flying service before the

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    Emirates Bounces Back: Opens Daily Flights To Mexico City Via Barcelona

Emirates Bounces Back: Opens Daily Flights To Mexico City Via Barcelona

MIAMI – Emirates has announced that following lengthy government evaluations, services to Mexico City via Barcelona will begin. The airline’s newest route will commence on a daily basis from December 9, with the airline opting to use the Boeing 777-200LR in its fleet. Last year, the Dubai-based carrier had dropped its plans to operate flights between Dubai (DXB) and Mexico City (MEX) via a stop in Barcelona (BCN). The Fifth

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    American Airlines Extends Boeing 737 MAX Grounding Until November

American Airlines Extends Boeing 737 MAX Grounding Until November

MIAMI — Two deadly crashes, a worldwide grounding, and engineers rallying to fix system glitches to satisfy aviation regulators in time to get the Boeing 737 MAX jets back into commercial airspace could take longer than initially expected. American Airlines is closing ranks with United Airlines to extend the plane’s grounding until November. “Impending software updates to the Boeing 737 MAX, along with the new training elements Boeing is developing

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    Photo Tour: British Airways Opens New Lounge In San Francisco

Photo Tour: British Airways Opens New Lounge In San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO — There is something new between Gates A4 and A6 at San Francisco International (SFO). Entering through doors marked with small Speedmarque logos leading to a small room with a modest reception desk, guests are surprised with an airy, bright space filled elegant furnishings.  This is the new British Airways (BA) lounge at SFO. After one year of remodeling, premium passengers flying on BA can once again enjoy their own

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    Air Transat Pushes Final Airbus A310 Flights To April 2020

Air Transat Pushes Final Airbus A310 Flights To April 2020

MIAMI — Canadian Leisure carrier, Air Transat, has pushed forward its last Airbus A310 flight to April 27, 2020. Only six A310s remain in operation at Air Transat. At its peak, the airline’s A310 fleet consisted of 14 planes. The venerable Air Transat A310, which averages an age of 29 years old, has been a key part of the airline’s fleet since 1999. Most of these planes joined in after

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    Delta Welcomes 50th US-Made Airbus A321, Reports Record Quarter

Delta Welcomes 50th US-Made Airbus A321, Reports Record Quarter

MIAMI – Delta Air Lines has taken delivery of its 50th Airbus A321 manufactured at the Airbus assembly line in Mobile, Alabama. The delivery is not just a milestone for Airbus but it is also a new chapter for Delta, as both the airline and the manufacturer continue to work together on sustainability projects that produce aircraft capable of flying on a new blend of sustainable fuels. According to Airbus,

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    Atlantic Airways Takes Delivery Of First Airbus A320neo

Atlantic Airways Takes Delivery Of First Airbus A320neo

MIAMI – Faroe Island flag carrier Atlantic Airways has received its first A320neo family aircraft. The plane comes in on a leasing agreement with ALC. The new plane will be initially deployed on the airline’s European network. This delivery comes as part of an announcement that the carrier made back during the Paris Air Show where it struck a deal with Airbus for a purchase agreement of two A320neo aircraft.

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    Photo Review: The Brand New Alaska Airlines Flagship Lounge In Seattle

Photo Review: The Brand New Alaska Airlines Flagship Lounge In Seattle

SEATTLE — Alaska Airlines (AS) and the Port of Seattle are raising the bar for airport lounges at the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (“SeaTac”).  Watch out, Delta!  The new Alaska Airlines Flagship Lounge anchors SeaTac’s North Satellite— the airline’s third at SeaTac, which is in the process of a major revamping. Along with the Flagship Lounge and as part of its $658.3 million massive update of the North Satellite, the Port

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    Lufthansa Boosts Munich Base: Additional A380 For Boston, San Francisco Flights

Lufthansa Boosts Munich Base: Additional A380 For Boston, San Francisco Flights

MIAMI — Lufthansa is set to increase the number of Airbus A380 aircraft based in Munich. The two additional planes will be deployed to Boston (BOS) and San Francisco (SFO), starting next summer. The airline’s A380 fleet at Munich International Airport (MUC) is expected to increase from five to seven aircraft from the start if the summer 2020 season. The A380 is currently deployed on flights from Munich to Los

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    President Trump Attends Qatar Airways Agreements With Boeing, General Electric

President Trump Attends Qatar Airways Agreements With Boeing, General Electric

MIAMI — Doha-based Qatar Airways signed two major deals with Boeing and General Electric in front of US President, Donald Trump. The airline’s $5 billion agreement with General Electric Company (GE) is for the supply of engines to power the airline’s incoming Boeing 777-X and 787-9 Dreamliner aircraft. Trump and the Amir of the State of Qatar, Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al-Thani, witnessed the event where Akbar Al Baker, the

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American Airlines Inks Codeshare With Cathay Dragon On Four Asian Destinations

  American Airlines Inks Codeshare With Cathay Dragon On Four Asian Destinations

MIAMI – American Airlines (AA) has announced a new codesharing arrangement with Cathay Dragon to boost its presence in Asia.

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Photo: First EgyptAir Airbus A220 Rolls Out From The Paintshop

  Photo: First EgyptAir Airbus A220 Rolls Out From The Paintshop

MIAMI — The first Airbus A220-300 for EgyptAir rolled out from the paint shop earlier today. The brand-new airliner was

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Incident: KLM 737 Clips Wings Against EasyJet A320 In Amsterdam

  Incident: KLM 737 Clips Wings Against EasyJet A320 In Amsterdam

MIAMI — A KLM Boeing 737 has collided with an EasyJet Airbus A320 at Amsterdam-Schiphol International Airport. The ground incident

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British Airways Faces £183 Million Fine Over Data Breach

  British Airways Faces £183 Million Fine Over Data Breach

MIAMI – British Airways (BA) is facing a hefty £183 million fine from the United Kingdom’s Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO),

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VietJet Signs $1.3bn Leasing Agreement With Novus For 10 Aircraft

  VietJet Signs $1.3bn Leasing Agreement With Novus For 10 Aircraft

MIAMI — Rapidly expanding Vietnamese low-cost airline, VietJet, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Novus for the financing

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Virgin Atlantic A330 Diverts To Boston Due To Cabin Fire

  Virgin Atlantic A330 Diverts To Boston Due To Cabin Fire

MIAMI — A Virgin Atlantic Airbus A330-300 (G-VKSS), operating flight VS138 from New York (JFK) to London-Heathrow (LHR) on July

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Luxury Beyond First Class: Delta Invests Heavily In Main Cabin Experience

  Luxury Beyond First Class: Delta Invests Heavily In Main Cabin Experience

MIAMI — Starting in November, Delta customers can expect a number of exciting new changes to the airline’s Main Cabin

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Analysis: The Official Countdown To The KLM Centennial Begins

  Analysis: The Official Countdown To The KLM Centennial Begins

AMSTERDAM — KLM Royal Dutch Airlines will celebrate its 100th birthday on October 7, 2019. To commemorate 100 days of

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