The FAA Recorded Almost 7,000 Laser Strikes Last Year

In 2020, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) recorded an increase in laser strikes at airplanes, despite the decrease in flights due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Shining a laser at an aircraft poses... Read more »

airBaltic stays in the red for first half of the year | News

airBaltic has reported a loss of €61.5 million for the first half of the year as the Covid-19 pandemic continues to weigh on the aviation sector. The figure is an improvement on... Read more »

IndiGo Awards Gold Medal Olympian Free Flights For A Year

As India celebrates its first Olympic gold medal in 12 years, IndiGo is offering the champion its highest honor. The low-cost airline is offering Neeraj Chopra free flights for an entire year... Read more »

2023: A Pivotal Year For United Airlines

United Airlines is firmly ready to put the crisis behind itself. With over 500 aircraft on order, the carrier is looking to right the ship in terms of gauge, offer an improved... Read more »

68 Year Old New Zealand Passenger Plane Eyes Retirement

New Zealand airline Air Chathams is on the brink of retiring a 68-year-old passenger plane. The Convair 580 typically wings its way between its home on the Chatham Islands and the New... Read more »

Malaysia Airlines And Japan Airlines Celebrate One Year Of Joint Venture

It’s now one year since Malaysia Airlines and Japan Airlines (JAL) launched their joint business venture. The flag carriers of Malaysia and Japan launched the initiative to provide additional choices for passengers... Read more »

Virgin Atlantic finds LGBT+ discrimination costs Caribbean tourism US$700m a year | News

Virgin Atlantic has partnered with Open for Business on new research to show the economic cost of LGBT+ discrimination in 12 English-speaking Caribbean countries.  The Economic Case for LGBT+ Inclusion in the... Read more »

Jordan to take over as Southwest chief executive next year | News

Southwest Airlines has announced that chairman and chief executive, Gary Kelly, will transition roles in early 2022, becoming the executive chairman of the low-cost carrier. Executive vice president corporate services, Robert Jordan,... Read more »

Southwest Returns To Guanacaste, Costa Rica After Over A Year

Southwest Airlines resumed flights to Costa Rica on the weekend after a year-long hiatus. The Central American country was a longtime Southwest destination, but the airline suspended flights in early 2020. On... Read more »

Reports Suggest That Boeing Will Up 737 MAX Production Next Year

After a 20-month grounding period, aviation safety agencies began recertifying the Boeing 737 MAX at the end of last year. Its first commercial flights since March 2019 followed shortly afterward. Half a... Read more »