Air North Flight Kitchen

LOL: Air North Now Delivers Airplane Food!

If you've been at home for weeks and can't wait to travel, there's probably one thing you miss more than anything -- airplane food. What's not to love about eating a reheated dinner at 35,000 feet? Well, Yukon's Air North recognizes what we're all going…

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S7 Airlines

S7 Airlines Giving People Miles For Staying Home

While there are lots of ways to earn miles from home (without flying), S7 Airlines is quite literally giving people miles for staying home. For those of you not familiar with S7, they're a fascinating Russian airline that's also a member of the oneworld…

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Wamos 747

Cool: Wamos Air 747 Pushed Back Manually

While overall demand for air travel is low at the moment, we are seeing a number of rescue and repatriation flights to pick up stranded travelers, as well as a bunch of extra cargo flights to get supplies around. Wamos Air is a Spanish charter airline…

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Kenya Airways 787

Kenya Airways Price Gouging On Rescue Flights?

A lot of people around the world are trying to get home right now before borders close even more. Global aviation is obviously in a tough spot, as immigration rules change constantly. In addition to regularly scheduled flights, we've seen some airlines…

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Air Greenland Dash 8

Air Greenland’s Fascinating 8-Hour Turboprop Flight

For the most part there has been nothing but bad news in the airline industry lately. If there's any silver lining, as an aviation geek there have been some cool stories of airlines getting creative in light of all of this. I've written about how Qantas…

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Vietjet

VietJet Using Coronavirus To Sell Airline Tickets

VietJet, which is a Vietnamese low cost carrier based in Hanoi, has a rather controversial promotion to get people onto their flights. Controversy is nothing new for this airline, as it's the same airline that has had a bikini calendar, featuring their…

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Nolinor 737

Canada’s Fascinating Rescue Flight To Morocco

Countries around the world are operating repatriation flights at the moment, though Canada's flight to evacuate citizens from Morocco is probably the most interesting as an airline geek. We're increasingly seeing governments add new immigration restrictions.…

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Air North – 28

One Airline Has “A Healthy Balance Sheet”

Recently we've seen airlines around the globe warn that they'll be out of business within weeks if they don't get help from the government. US airlines have gone from peak profitability to begging for government bailouts within weeks. That's why it's…

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Porter Airlines – 31

Canada’s Porter Airlines Suspends All Flights

Porter Airlines, one of the most loved airlines in North America, has just announced that they'll be suspending operations. While we've seen airlines around the globe suspend operations, so far we've only seen North American airlines reduce operations,…

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Filed Under: Air Canada, Other Airlines
Starlux Planes

Starlux Airlines Suspends Operations

This doesn't come as much of a surprise, but Starlux Airlines has just updated their inventory to reflect that they'll be suspending operations. Starlux Airlines will be suspending operations from March 21 through April 30, 2020. I recently wrote about…

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Air Tahiti Nui Business Class 787 – 2

Air Tahiti Nui Operating World’s Longest Commercial Flight

While global aviation is struggling to cope with the ever-changing health advisories and travel restrictions, the situation of aviation to & from Tahiti is an especially challenging one at the moment. Airlines are dealing with it in some pretty innovative…

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Flybe

Flybe (“Virgin Connect”) Ceases Operations

Europe's largest regional airline ceased operations last night, after a very long fight for survival, which even included an acquisition by Virgin Atlantic. Flybe is a British regional airline, and until early 2019, it was the largest independent regional…

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Starlux A321neo Business Class – 3

Starlux Airlines: The Most Poorly Timed Startup Ever?

It's possible I'm missing something, but I think Starlux Airlines may have just been the most poorly timed airline startup ever, through no fault of their own... Starlux Airlines is an exciting new Taiwanese airline that launched operations in late January,…

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Vistara 787 Business Class Seat

Revealed: Details Of Vistara’s New 787-9

It appears to me like India's best business class may have just been introduced... Vistara is a Delhi-based airline that’s a joint venture between Tata Sons and Singapore Airlines. The airline has been around since 2015, and currently operates a fleet…

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Condor Business Class 767 – 3

Uh Oh: Lufthansa Will Cut Ties With Condor

I'm not surprised by this move, but it also isn't good news for Condor. Several weeks ago it was announced that Polish Aviation Group (PGL), the parent company of LOT Polish Airlines, will be acquiring Condor Airlines. The deal is expected to close in…

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Filed Under: Lufthansa, Other Airlines
Hong Kong Airlines Business Class A350 – 2

Hong Kong Airlines Cuts All Inflight Service, Except Water

We've seen many airlines adjust inflight service as a result of coronavirus, though Hong Kong Airlines has taken it to a different level this past week. Hong Kong Airlines has cut all inflight service except water, "to further strengthen precautionary…

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Philippine Airlines A350 Business Class – 2

Review: Philippine Airlines A350 Business Class

After my ground experience in Manila I was extremely excited to board my Philippine Airlines flight to Toronto. So, how is Philippine Airlines' A350? Can they compete with other excellent airlines in the region, or do they still have a long way to go?…

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Pagss Lounge Manila Airport – 3

AWFUL: Connecting In Manila On Philippine Airlines

When I wrote about the Philippine Airlines ticket that I booked, many readers warned me that the connection experience at Manila Airport is the worst in the world. I don't want to say that that I dismissed what people were saying, but I figured they…

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Bamboo Airways 787

Bamboo Airways To Order Boeing 777X?!?

I've written about Bamboo Airways, which is the fairly new and extremely ambitious Vietnamese airline that I simply can't make sense of. Bamboo Airways was founded in 2017, and already has 50 Airbus A321neos and 30 Boeing 787-9s on order. The Vietnamese…

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