delta-becomes-the-first-inaugural-sponsor-of-the-2028-olympics

Delta Becomes the First Inaugural Sponsor of the 2028 Olympics

Delta celebrated its 95th birthday by succeeding United’s Olympic contract with a $400 million contract of its own. The airline announced on Tuesday that it just became the first sponsor of the 2028 Olympics in Los Angeles. Delta Air Lines also became the official airline of athletes participating in the US Olympic and Paralympics. That …

Delta Becomes the First Inaugural Sponsor of the 2028 Olympics Read More »

cathay-pacific-grounds-half-of-its-fleet-over-coronavirus-concerns

Cathay Pacific Grounds Half of Its Fleet Over Coronavirus Concerns

As concerns of a COVID-19 epidemic spread, Hong Kong airline Cathay Pacific is proactively cancelling around three-quarters of their flights, while a commiserate amount of staff will go on unpaid leave with the carrier. The South China Morning Post reports the carrier will ground 120 of their aircraft – approximately half their fleet – as …

Cathay Pacific Grounds Half of Its Fleet Over Coronavirus Concerns Read More »

the-airlines-that-said-goodbye-in-2019

The Airlines That Said Goodbye in 2019

The aviation industry has seen a significant amount of failed airlines in the past year. Many carriers could not keep up with the low-cost competition, afford increasing fuel prices, or fill schedule gaps after the grounding of the 737 MAX. These struggles led to a lack of investor confidence and subsequent bankruptcies and liquidations, forcing …

The Airlines That Said Goodbye in 2019 Read More »

jetblue-waives-change-&-cancellation-fees-for-all-flights

JetBlue Waives Change & Cancellation Fees for All Flights

As the coronavirus continues to spread, airlines are implementing new strategies to keep people flying. JetBlue, in particular, has announced that it will no longer be charging a change or cancellation fee for any of its routes – the first U.S. airline to do so. Policy Details JetBlue is the first U.S. carrier to waive …

JetBlue Waives Change & Cancellation Fees for All Flights Read More »

ryanair-ceo-calls-terrorists-“generally,-males-of-muslim-persuasion,”-takes-heat

Ryanair CEO Calls Terrorists “Generally, Males of Muslim Persuasion,” Takes Heat

Ryanair’s CEO, Michael O’Leary, is at it again. The controversial executive has been known to make disparaging remarks about certain segments of the population, and this time is no different. Now, he’s targeted Muslim men traveling alone with his comments. What Happened? In a recent interview with The Times, reported by Sputnik News, O’Leary explained …

Ryanair CEO Calls Terrorists “Generally, Males of Muslim Persuasion,” Takes Heat Read More »

qantas-turns-100-with-a-new-safety-video

Qantas Turns 100 With a New Safety Video

Qantas is celebrating 100 years of service this year. Although the airline’s birthday is not until November, they have already started the celebration with a special aircraft livery and a new safety demo video. New Livery Qantas has rolled out a special aircraft livery for its 100th birthday, which features the company’s different logos since …

Qantas Turns 100 With a New Safety Video Read More »

lie-flat-economy-seats-are-(almost)-here

Lie-Flat Economy Seats Are (Almost) Here

And now for something completely different: lie-flat seats in economy. Air New Zealand, the airline that brought you the Economy Skycouch is bringing even more opportunity to get horizontal in economy with the installation of new, lie-flat sleeping pods. Although the sleeping pods are still in the prototype stage, it’s still pretty exciting to see …

Lie-Flat Economy Seats Are (Almost) Here Read More »

why-american-loses-more-bags-than-any-other-us-airline

Why American Loses More Bags Than Any Other US Airline

Sorry, flyers. About 3 million of you ended up with lost or mishandled bags last year, according to rankings from the U.S. Department of Transportation. And if you’re a fan of American Airlines, you fared the worst, taking the brunt of it—nearly a third of all those bags were lost or mishandled by American Airlines. …

Why American Loses More Bags Than Any Other US Airline Read More »

how-airlines-decontaminate-planes-after-coronavirus-flights

How Airlines Decontaminate Planes After Coronavirus Flights

Qantas recently made news by offering a glimpse of how the Australian flag carrier plans to deep clean aircraft in the event that passengers exposed to the novel coronavirus have been confirmed to be on board. Details of the deep cleaning and decontamination protocols were released in an effort to reassure the flying public, but …

How Airlines Decontaminate Planes After Coronavirus Flights Read More »