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Breaking: JetBlue and Spirit Airlines File an Appeal Against Merger Decision

In a recent development, JetBlue and Spirit Airlines escalated their merger conflict by jointly submitting an appeal to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit. This action follows a federal judge’s decision to block their planned merger, aligning with the U.S. Justice Department’s stance that the merger could diminish competition in the airline […]

What’s The Story Behind JetBlue’s Nose Gear Incident?

On September 21, 2005, 18 years ago, a JetBlue flight from Burbank to New York City had to make an emergency landing at Los Angeles International Airport. The incident was brought on by the nose gear failing. But what transpired that day? Let’s look at it more. JetBlue operates flight 292 regularly between Bob Hope […]

Embraer

American Airlines Places Firm Order for Seven E175s at Paris Air Show 2023

American Airlines has signed a firm order with Embraer for seven new E175s, which its wholly-owned subsidiary, Envoy Air, will operate. With deliveries to begin in Q4 2023, Envoy’s fleet of E-Jets will grow to over 141 aircraft by the end of 2024. The contract value is US$403.4 million at the list price and will […]

Pilot Retirements

Pilot Retirements Pose Challenges for US Airlines in the Coming Years

The aviation industry is set to face a major challenge in the coming years as a significant number of pilots will be forced to retire due to age restrictions. According to the Regional Airline Association (RAA), nearly 50% of the commercial airline workforce will retire over the next 15 years due to reaching the age […]

Codeshare

Fly Further with Emirates & United Airlines’ Codeshare Partnership for Enhanced Travel Options

On March 30th, Emirates and United Airlines began their codeshare partnership, which will provide passengers with better connectivity options when flying between the US and the Middle East. The partnership was announced six months ago with the goal of increasing interlining activities and establishing a codeshare agreement between the two airlines. Enhancing Customer Offerings The codeshare partnership […]

U.S. NOTAM System Failure Grounds Flights Across the Country

As of yesterday evening, at 2028Z (20:28 Zulu, or UTC), a nationwide system failure has caused flights across the United States to be grounded. The system in question is the Notice to Air Missions System (NOTAM) system, which is a vital component of flight operations. In this article, we will examine the details of this […]

What Do We Know About COMAC C919 So Far?

The COMAC C919 is a part of China’s efforts to gain significant market share in the production of large commercial airliners. And after receiving type certification from the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) last week, we will reveal all that we know about the largest commercial airliner designed and built in China. Commercial Aircraft […]

The Chinese COMAC C919 Is Now Type Certified

The Chinese COMAC C919 Receives Type Certification

On the 29th of September 2022, the C919, COMAC’s first Chinese-produced narrowbody aircraft, received type certification from the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC). The certification was presented at a grand ceremony at Beijing Capital Airport, announcing China’s entry into the global commercial aviation market. The C919 has now received certification under Part 25 of […]

Emirates & United Airlines Announce a Codeshare Agreement

On Wednesday 14th of September 2022, United and Emirates announced a historic commercial agreement that will expand each airline’s network and provide customers with easier access to hundreds of destinations in the United States and around the world. The announcement was made during a ceremonial event at the United Airlines hangar at Washington Dulles International […]

How Do World Leaders Fly?

Air Force One, the plane that carries the US President is one of the most secure aircraft in the world, equipped with heat-seeking missile decoys and extensive sets of defenses, and according to several sources, Air Force One is so durable that the plane’s body can withstand a nuclear explosion. Other than the USA, which […]

What will be the new Air Force One?

Air Force One is a plane designed for comfort, security and diplomacy. The current air force one plane has been in service for 32 years after the government used a Boeing 707. As the aircraft gets older, what will replace it? Join me as I take a look into a brief history of the presidential […]

Iconic US Airlines That No Longer Fly

Many airlines roam the skies of America, there used to be a whole lot more, but what happened to these once glorious airlines? Read on to find out! 1. Pan American World Airways This one is an absolute classic, Pan Am, as it’s informally known, was the star of the skies above the USA and […]

The Top 5 Traditional Airlines

We all know of a traditional airline, no matter where you are, the country you live in will most likely have a traditional airline as it’s flag carrier, but why have they taken off as well as Low-cost airlines, and why do people still fly with them? *DIsclaimer before we start, All these airlines are […]

NACA

Have you ever wondered about the beginning of one of the most important aeronautical research institution? NACA, stands for: “National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics”, it’s an agency founded on March 3, 1915 in the United States to prioritize aeronautics during World War I. As we may know Wilbur and Orville Wright have studied aviation in […]

The Satellite That Started the Space Race

Right now, satellites surround our planet, nearly 6,000, circle the earth, with huge constellations and different features. Even some of unknown functions. However, these objects have improved the quality and technology in home as we may notice. We would not be surprised that Newton devised the idea because of the universal gravity force, and his […]