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Virgin America flights will merge with Alaska in April 2018

Published: 10-10-2017
Alaska Airlines will operate all Virgin America flights as its own from 25 April 2018, with users of Virgin America's website directed to Alaska's site from that day, the Seattle-based carrier confirms. Guests who try to book an Airbus flight scheduled for after April 24 through Virgin America's website

Ryanair Cancels Nearly 18,000 Winter Flights

Published: 09-27-2017
Ryanair will this winter operate 25 fewer aircraft than the 400 it previously planned to, and has cancelled some 18,000 flights across the season, suspending 34 routes, as it seeks to avoid further disruption arising from lack of available pilots. "Slower growth creates lots of spare aircraft and crews

Alaska Air Profits Rise Considerably

Published: 08-09-2017
Alaska Air reported a second quarter net profit of nearly $300 million, a 14% increase from the previous year. The end product, which includes the influence of the takeover of Virgin America last December, comes on the back of a 41% increase in operating revenue to $2.1 billion. “We had a very solid

Boeing Raises its Predicted Pilot Demand

Published: 07-25-2017
Boeing has raised its forecast on the demand for pilots in the next two decades.

The FAA is looking for new help

Published: 07-11-2017
New Air Traffic Controllers Needed by the FAA

First Flight of Airbus A330neo Expected in the Next Few Months

Published: 06-12-2017
Airbus has now scheduled the delayed first flight of the A330-900neo for the end of the summer as the company awaits delivery of the first example’s Rolls-Royce Trent 7000 engines

New and Improved Air Force Aviation Bonus Program

Published: 06-07-2017
The future looks bright for the U.S Air Forces' new Bonus Program.

Time to retire the A380?

Published: 05-23-2017
With its high seat count and long range capabilities, the A380 has a wide variety of uses. However, not all airlines think the benefits of this airplane are greater than those of the ubiquitous B767-300.

Airline Rearrangement to Begin at LAX

Published: 05-09-2017
Major renovations happening at LAX in hopes to improve traffic flow.

Contract Negotiations Pop Up at Another Major Airline

Published: 04-12-2017
American Airlines pilots fight for higher pay in new contract negotiations


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