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Scoop: Alitalia To Cancel A321neo Order

MIAMI — Last month, Airways reported that Alitalia was ready to take delivery of three Airbus A321neos while it continues to operate under exclusive administration. As the carrier continues to fly in the face of mounting uncertainty over its future

The Alitalia Novel Continues: Italian Government To Re-Take 51%

MIAMI — Italy’s ill-fated flag carrier, Alitalia, lives on. The Italian Minister of Infrastructure, Danilo Toninelli, announced that Alitalia’s future is to “remain Italian,” and that the government will control 51% of the airline’s shares while an international partner comes

Onboard United’s 747 Farewell Special Employee Flights

Written by: Bill Sablesak MIAMI – This fall United Airlines (UAL) will say goodbye to the Queen of Skies, as they retire the iconic Boeing 747 (B747) aircraft from their huge fleet. The last regular UAL B747 service is scheduled

Bombardier Wins Largest Q400 Order from SpiceJet

MIAMI — Bombardier has just announced a breaking order for 50 of its high-density Q400 turboprop aircraft from Indian carrier, SpiceJet. The deal is valued up to US $1.7 billion. According to the Canadian manufacturer, the purchase agreement includes 25 Q400s

Ni Hao! Flying China Eastern’s Superb First Class from New York to Shanghai

For the average Western traveler, China is a very challenging country to visit. My first and previous experience in this country—exactly one year ago—wasn’t positive. I had the opportunity to fly with China Southern (CZ) from Los Angeles (LAX) to

Bombardier and SWISS: First CSeries Handover Ceremony, Live from Montréal

MONTRÉAL — Following the CSeries CS100 media flight held yesterday to mark the first delivery to launch customer SWISS, Bombardier held the handover event at the company’s premises in which an incredibly charged and excited crowd gathered to celebrate the

Bombardier’s First CSeries Delivered to SWISS

MONTREAL — Bombardier has marked today a major milestone in the CSeries family aircraft program, with the handover to launch operator SWISS of the first of 30 airliners on order. The historic delivery took place in the premises of the

Bonus Flashback: Tri-Jet Twilight Inflight! Onboard one of the last MD-11’s in Passenger Service via KLM

MIAMI — Mention the words “McDonnell Douglas MD-11” to airline geeks, passengers, pilots, and airline executives and you’re likely to elicit many different reactions for this successor to the venerable Douglas DC-10 is a controversial airplane: Passengers often found the

Four States Join DOJ Lawsuit to Block JetBlue, Spirit Deal

California, Maryland, New Jersey, and North Carolina joined the US Justice Department (DOJ) lawsuit to block the proposed JetBlue, Spirit Airlines deal.

April 2023

A brand-new Boeing 747 departed Paine Field in the early morning hours of February 1, 2023, for the last time after a 50-year run. The airliner left PAE for Cincinnati (CVG), bound for a service life with Atlas Air.  

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