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Check out the single-aisle jets that dominated Airbus and Boeing's deliveries for 2021 as airlines continue to downsize to smaller and more efficient aircraft

Boeing and Airbus.Boeing/Airbus Airbus and Boeing revealed their deliveries for 2021, and Airbus maintained its crown as the world's top planemaker. Single-aisle jets dominated as airlines continue to seek smaller aircraft for the long-haul market. Boeing delivered 263 of its 737 family planes while Airbus delivered 483 A320 family aircraft. Airbus and Boeing have had a rivalry for decades, fighting to be the top planemaker in the world. Boeing and Airbus.Boeing/Airbus Boeing starte...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, Europe, News, Planes, Trends, Features, Atlantic, Aircraft, Emirates, Airbus, Airlines, North America, Deliveries, Orders, Boeing


The demand for airline-sized private jets has boomed over the years and Boeing has stepped up with its fleet of luxury bizliners — see the 25-year history of Boeing Business Jets

Boeing Business Jets.Boeing Boeing Business Jets celebrated its 25-year anniversary in July, having dreamt up the first BBJ concept in 1996. The program targeted a niche market of ultra-wealthy customers who wanted bigger, more comfortable bizjets. Boeing has added many aircraft types to the BBJ line, like the 737 MAX, 787 Dreamliner, 777, and the 747-8. 2021 marks the 25-year anniversary of Boeing Business Jets, which launched in 1996. The company has a long history of manufacturing aircra...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, Europe, New York, London, California, Planes, US, Trends, Tony Robbins, History, Features, United States, United Kingdom, Aircraft, Airplanes


I flew Aeromexico for the first time and wasn't impressed by the Mexican flag carrier's old planes despite seatback TVs and free-flowing booze

Flying Aeromexico from Mexico City to Tijuana, Mexico.Thomas Pallini/Insider Aeromexico serves as the flag carrier of Mexico and has close links with Delta Air Lines. Seat-back entertainment screens were found at every seat, a rarity on most US airlines, and alcohol was complimentary. But the aircraft seemed quite out of date and filled with tired-looking and worn seats.  Aeromexico is the flag carrier of Mexico and one of the country's largest airlines. Flying Aeromexico from Mexico C...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, New York, News, Air Travel, Mexico, Planes, US, Trends, Features, Tom Hanks, Flying, Mexico City, Delta, Aviation, Airlines


Ultra-wealthy travelers are ditching traditional private jets and buying airliners. See inside 2 airliner-turned-private-jets from Airbus and Boeing.

Onboard a Boeing Business Jet 737 at Dubai Airshow 2021.Thomas Pallini/Insider Airbus and Boeing are selling their planes to ultra-high-net-worth individuals in addition to airlines.  In 25 years of operation, Boeing has sold 250 of its Boeing Business Jets to the likes of royal families and wealthy individuals.  Airliners offer greater living space than traditional private jets that allow for extra amenities including king-size beds and multiple showers.  If owning a private jet is a sign ...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, Asia, UK, News, Planes, US, Trends, Features, Dubai, Aviation, Airbus, Boeing, Private Jets, Airbus Boeing, Dassault Aviation


Countries around the world have sunk aircraft like the Boeing 747 to boost diving tourism — here are 6 intentionally submerged planes

Boeing 737 sunken off the coast of Canada.Sea Proof TV Some countries have intentionally sunken aircraft to promote diving tourism and create coral reefs.  Among the sunken planes are a handful of airliners, like the Boeing 747 and the smaller Convair 240. Aircraft are submerged with an OK by local authorities so all harmful pieces are removed beforehand. Scuba diving is one of the fastest-growing recreational activities in the world, having become a multibillion-dollar industry since its d...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, Hollywood, Robert Downey Jr, Navy, Air Canada, US, Trends, Turkey, Features, Canada, Hawaii, Aircraft, Airplanes, Airbus, Corsair


Singapore Airlines will fly the Airbus A380 on on a 60-minute flight as carriers continue to bring back the world's largest passenger plane

Singapore Airlines Airbus A380-800 takes off from Zurich airport Reuters Singapore Airlines is set to fly the shortest Airbus A380 flight in service from Singapore to Malaysia. British Airways will use its A380s on short-haul flights from London to Frankfurt and Madrid come November 8. The short routes are due to operational requirements to get crews retrained on the aircraft. Singapore Airlines is set to operate the shortest Airbus A380 flight in service on a mere 60-minute hop between Si...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, London, News, Singapore, Los Angeles, Trends, Cnn, Frankfurt, Malaysia, Paris, Aircraft, Kuala Lumpur, Airbus, Madrid, Boeing


Delta announced 3 new routes to Panama in its latest network expansion

Touring Delta Air Lines' new terminal at LaGuardia Airport. Thomas Pallini/Insider Delta Air Lines is launching three new routes and one additional frequency to Panama City, Panama this winter. The expansion will mark Delta's highest number of flights to the country since it started service there in 1998. Delta's flight from Orlando will be the carrier's only international route out of the central Florida city. Delta Air Lines is focusing on Panama City, Panama in its lates...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, Florida, New York, News, New York City, Americas, Los Angeles, Trends, Atlanta, Delta, Boeing, Routes, Panama, Orlando, Panama City


United is launching 10 new routes to popular holiday hotspots this winter - see the full list

A United Airlines Boeing 737. Carlos Yudica/Shutterstock.com United is launching 10 new routes to destinations across the US, Caribbean, and Central America. Routes will start in November and December and target popular holiday hotspots like Aspen and Nassau. The airline is ramping up its winter schedule with over 3,500 domestic flights planned for December. United Airlines is launching a slew of new routes this winter, focusing on ski and beach destinations for holiday getaways.In a move ...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, News, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Trends, Indianapolis, Chicago, Liberia, Las Vegas, Honduras, Cleveland, Orange County, Boeing, Costa Rica, Denver


Amazon and cargo airlines are scouring the Arizona desert for old and cheap passenger jets to fly packages

A stored Boeing 767-300 aircraft. Thomas Pallini/Insider Cargo carriers such as Amazon's Prime Air are searching the American Southwest for former airliners stored in the desert. Arizona is home to Pinal Air Park, where between 40 and 50 jets have been bought by cargo carriers. Older passenger planes were bought at a discount during the pandemic and converted to freighters. See more stories on Insider's business page. When consumers turned to Amazon to buy more goods during the pan...
Tags: Travel, Amazon, Transportation, News, Air Travel, Planes, Trends, Flying, Canada, Arizona, Prime Air, Aviation, Amazon Prime Air, Airlines, Boeing, Cargo


Southwest CEO says the airline doesn't have enough planes for 2022 as demand spikes and it hints at more international flying

Southwest Airlines needs more planes to keep up with demand. AP Southwest Airlines CEO Gary Kelly doesn't think his airline has enough planes to continue its current business model in 2022 and 2023. New Boeing 737 Max aircraft are scheduled to enter the fleet as part of a modernization program. Purchasing used aircraft would be costly and run counter to Southwest's long-term fleet plans. See more stories on Insider's business page. Southwest Airlines is coming out of the pand...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, News, Air Travel, Planes, US, Trends, Flying, Canada, Aviation, Airlines, Boeing, Southwest Airlines, Cnbc, Bolivia, Southwest


I flew on an Alaska Airlines Boeing 737 Max weeks before it was grounded again - here's what it was like

Flying on an Alaska Airlines Boeing 737 Max 9 aircraft. Thomas Pallini/Insider Alaska Airlines just began flying the Boeing 737 Max in March after waiting years for its first model. Just over a month after the first flight of the Max, the airline was forced to ground the fleet. I flew on Alaska's Boeing 737 Max in March and found it to be a modern marvel. See more stories on Insider's business page. Alaska Airlines became the fourth US airline to fly the Boeing 737 Max when ...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, News, Air Travel, Washington, Planes, US, Los Angeles, Trends, Features, Flying, Alaska, Hawaii, San Diego, Airlines, West Coast


I flew on Southwest and Alaska, the two airlines competing to be the best of the West Coast and the winner is abundantly clear

Flying on Alaska Airlines during the pandemic. Thomas Pallini/Insider Alaska Airlines and Southwest Airlines are in competition to be the airline of the West Coast. Both are similar but each has its strengths like Alaska has a greater West Coast route network. Southwest is a great option for leisure travelers but Alaska has more perks for business flyers. See more stories on Insider's business page. The West Coast of the US stretches more than 1,000 miles with no shortage of majo...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, New York, News, Air Travel, Review, California, Planes, US, Fresno, Los Angeles, Trends, Features, Flying, Alaska, Portland


America's newest airline is launching in April with a focus on leisure routes and fares as low as $19: Meet Avelo Airlines

An Avelo Airlines Boeing 737-800. Joe Scarnici/Getty Images for Avelo/Getty Avelo Airlines just broke cover and plans to start flights on April 28 from Burbank, California. Andrew Levy, former president of Allegiant Air, is at the helm with a focus on cheap flights and friendly service. A total of 11 routes have already been announced to popular destinations across the American West. See more stories on Insider's business page. It's lights, cameras, action for America's newes...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, Hollywood, News, Air Travel, Congress, California, Planes, US, America, Los Angeles, Trends, Flying, Levy, Ryanair, Deutsche Bank


Southwest is reverting to its normal boarding policy and bringing back fan-favorite in-flight amenities

A Southwest Airlines Boeing 737. Chris Parypa Photography/shutterstock Southwest Airlines is restoring additional amenities to its in-flight drink service. Coke, Diet Coke, and 7UP will be offered to passengers instead of just ice water. Southwest is also resuming a normal boarding procedure with groups of 30 boarding at a time. See more stories on Insider's business page. Southwest Airlines flights are slowly returning to normal in preparation for the summer of vaccinated travel.A...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, News, Air Travel, Planes, US, Trends, Flying, Aviation, Airlines, Boeing, Southwest Airlines, Jetblue, Alaska Airlines, Southwest, United Airlines Read


Southwest Airlines just announced 3 brand-new destinations in a continued low-cost leisure route expansion

A Southwest Airlines Boeing 737. AP Southwest Airlines is adding three new destinations to its route map in 2021. Myrtle Beach, South Carolina; Bellingham, Washington; and Eugene, Oregon are slated to see new flights. Routes from each airport are still unknown but the first flights plan to launch by the summer.  Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Southwest Airlines on Monday announced plans to serve three new destinations across the US later this year.The low-cost carr...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, News, Air Travel, Colorado, Washington, Oregon, Planes, US, Trends, Flying, Atlantic, Portland, Miami, Airlines, Seattle


Desperate for more planes, cargo airlines are buying up aging passenger jets. Here's how they're converted to fly Amazon packages instead of people.

Converting a Boeing 767-300ER to a cargo plane. Sundry Photography / Shutterstock.com and Israeli Aerospace Industries Cargo carriers and e-commerce giants are buying up aging airliners and turning them into cargo jets. Israel Aerospace Industries is one conversion firm that the likes of Amazon have entrusted with their planes. The process can take up to around 120 days, and slots are booked years in advance.  Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. A unique fleet of aircra...
Tags: Travel, Amazon, Transportation, News, Air Travel, China, Planes, Israel, Trends, Features, Flying, Canada, Aviation, DHL, Boeing, Delta Air Lines


An airline in Afghanistan says it just flew the country's first flight with an all-female crew - here's what it was like onboard

Afghanistan's first all-female flight on Kam Air. Josh Cahill Afghanistan's Kam Air says it performed the first all-female crewed flight in the country's history. The Boeing 737-500 flew from Kabul to Herat with two female pilots and four female cabin crew. YouTuber Josh Cahill was onboard to capture the flight as part of an International Women's Day documentary.  Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. A routine 90-minute flight in Afghanistan just made history.The cou...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, News, Air Travel, Planes, US, America, Trends, European Union, Iran, Afghanistan, Flying, Taliban, Middle East, Kabul, Aviation


Biden flew to DC on a luxurious Boeing 737 private jet with its own master bedroom and shower - see inside

Joe Biden flying to Washington, DC ahead of his inauguration. JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty President Joe Biden flew to Washington, DC on a Boeing 737 private jet instead of an Air Force plane. The airliner-turned-private-jet is favored among the wealthy jet set for its range and spacious cabin. Amtrak was the president's first choice of transport but security concerns scrubbed the plan. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. President Joe Biden arrived in Washington, DC ahead of his i...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, Politics, News, Maryland, Air Travel, Washington, White House, Planes, US, Barack Obama, Trends, Joe Biden, Features, Flying, Washington Dc


The Indonesian airline that just suffered another Boeing 737 crash has a history of 4 accidents in the last 9 years - all with the same plane

A Sriwijaya Air Boeing 737-300. CLARA PRIMA/AFP Indonesian carrier Sriwijaya Air has a track record of incidents with the Boeing 737, mostly from pilot error and aircraft overshooting the runway on landing.  Saturday's incident is the airline's fifth incident with the Boeing 737 since 2008 and the only one in which passengers lost their lives. The Boeing 737, however, has been a proven safe aircraft. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Sriwijaya Air is still reeling from th...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, Asia, News, Air Travel, Indonesia, Planes, Trends, Spain, European Union, Flying, Belgium, Aviation, Malaysia Airlines, Plane Crash, Airlines


Southwest Airlines is preparing to furlough nearly 7,000 workers for the first time in its history

Southwest CEO Gary Kelly. Lawrence Jenkins/Getty Images Southwest Airlines just sent 6,828 workers WARN notices after it couldn't come to an agreement with employees to take a pay cut to avoid furloughs. Ramp workers and flight attendants are among the most impacted workgroup with over 4,000 WARN notices issued between them. Workgroups that accept Southwest's proposed temporary pay cuts will be exempt from any furlough.  Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Nearly 7,000 Sout...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, News, Air Travel, US, Trends, Chicago, Flying, George Bush, Dallas, Aviation, Airlines, Houston, Boeing, United, Southwest Airlines


Alaska Airlines will acquire 13 more Boeing 737 Max planes despite misgivings from skeptical consumers about safety

An Alaska Airlines Airbus A320 acquired in a merger with Virgin America. Angel DiBilio.Shutterstock.com Alaska Airlines is acquiring 13 additional Boeing 737 Max 9 aircraft in a deal that will also see the sale of 10 Airbus A320 jets.  The FAA ungrounded the Boeing 737 Max on November 18 following a 20-month evaluation that still has flyers saying they won't fly on it.  Alaska will grow its 737 Max 9 fleet to 45 aircraft with the new order from Air Lease Corporation. Visit Business Insider...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, News, Air Travel, Washington, Air Canada, Planes, US, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Trends, Flying, Alaska, Hawaii, Ubs, Aviation


Alaska Airlines will acquire 13 more Boeing 737 Max planes despite misgivings from skeptical consumers about the safety of the plane

An Alaska Airlines Airbus A320 acquired in a merger with Virgin America. Angel DiBilio.Shutterstock.com Alaska Airlines is acquiring 13 additional Boeing 737 Max 9 aircraft in a deal that will also see the sale of 10 Airbus A320 jets.  The FAA ungrounded the Boeing 737 Max on November 18 following a 20-month evaluation that still has flyers saying they won't fly on it.  Alaska will grow its 737 Max 9 fleet to 45 aircraft with the new order from Air Lease Corporation. Visit Business Insider...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, News, Air Travel, Washington, Air Canada, Planes, US, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Trends, Flying, Alaska, Hawaii, Ubs, Aviation


Boeing 737 Broke Apart After Overrunning Runway In Istanbul

A Pegasus Airlines Boeing 737 touched down in bad weather at Istanbul’s second airport (Sabiha, code SAW) after flying from Izmur, Turkey. Flight PC 2193 overran runway 6 and hit the airport’s perimeter wall. The plane broke into 3 parts. An engine that separated caught fire. There were 183 passengers and crew on board. It took nearly five hours to free everyone from the wreckage. One person is reported to have perished, and 157 taken to area hospitals. All six crew on board were injured. Contin...
Tags: Travel, Accident, Airlines, Boeing, Istanbul, Pegasus Airlines, Sabiha, Boeing 737, Pegasus Airlines Boeing, Izmur Turkey


A Boeing 737 Either Did – Or Did Not – Crash Today

A government-owned Ariana Afghan Airlines Boeing 737 operating a domestic Kandahar – Kabul flight reportedly has crashed in the country’s central Ghazni province, in Taliban-controlled territory around 1:25 p.m. local time on Monday. That’s according to a provincial government spokesperson, and confirmed by the country’s Second Vice President. Local reports suggest 83 souls on board. The airline, however, denies this. Continue reading A Boeing 737 Either Did – Or Did Not – Crash Today...
Tags: Travel, Taliban, Kabul, Accident, Airlines, Boeing, Kandahar, Ghazni, Boeing 737, Ariana Afghan Airlines, Ariana Afghan Airlines Boeing


In Midst Of Heightened Tensions Boeing 737 Crashes In Iran

Ukraine International Airlines flight PS753 from Tehran to Kiev crashed into an open field in a Tehran suburb minutes after departure. The three year old Boeing 737-800 with 176 souls on board ceased broadcasting from its transponder as it climbed through 8000 feet. Several Iranian sources and a Dubai-based news agency reported the cause as an accidental missile strike although it is too early to offer any conclusions. Initial reporting on such incidents is often wrong. Continue reading In Mids...
Tags: Travel, Iran, Crash, Dubai, Airlines, Tehran, Boeing, Incidents, Kiev, Ukraine International Airlines, Boeing 737


Plane Got Stuck Under A Bridge, Officials Had To Figure Out How To Get Break It Loose

In the fall an Airbus A320 got stuck under a bridge in Harbin, China. The quick thinking truck driver carrying the plane managed to break it free by deflating his tires. Now images of a plane getting stuck in Durgapur, West Bengal, India are going viral and deflating the tires wasn’t enough. Officials were called in and they “had to get rid of the tyres” in order to free the plane and get the truck moving again. It had to be “pushed out with the help of another truck.” Continue reading Plane Got...
Tags: Travel, Aircraft, Airbus, HARBIN China, Boeing 737, Durgapur West Bengal India


Volo diretto Dubai-Napoli: FlyDubai annuncia la nuova tratta

Flydubai, la compagnia aerea low-cost con sede a Dubai e controllata da Emirates, ha annunciato una nuova rotta che collegherà
Tags: Travel, Featured, Emirates, Dubai, Boeing, Napoli, Consigli di viaggio, Viaggi a Dubai, Voli Dubai, Aeroporto, Flydubai, Boeing 737, First Page, B737, Capodichino, Volo Diretto


Why Did The International Business Class Menu On Qantas Jetconnect Between Sydney and Auckland Leave Me Baffled?

Jetconnect are a wholly owned subsidiary of Qantas based in New Zealand. The airline operates a fleet of Boeing 737-800 aircraft between New Zealand and Australia. The reason for the setup of the subsidiary is down to money as it is more profitable to operate the airline this way. On board service, frequent flyer benefits, uniforms and training is the same as Qantas in Australia. I decided to try the Qantas Business Class service between Sydney and Auckland on a dinner service. QF149 – Sydney to...
Tags: Travel, Australia, Sydney, New Zealand, Qantas, Airlines, Dinner, Boeing, Auckland, Air New Zealand, Business Class, Paxex, Neil Perry, Latam, Don, OneWorld Alliance



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