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Airlines continue to flock to the Boeing 737 Max as it debuts on Alaska and United places a massive new order

An Alaska Airlines Boeing 737 Max. Alaska Airlines Alaska Airlines began passenger flights with the Boeing 737 Max on Monday. The first day of flights saw two round-trips, the first from Seattle to San Diego, California. United Airlines just placed an order for an additional 25 Boeing 737 Max aircraft.   Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Boeing's most notorious aircraft is having a great start to March with two milestones to kick off the month. Alaska Airlines began p...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, News, Air Travel, Mexico, Planes, US, Los Angeles, Trends, Eu, Flying, Canada, Alaska, Hawaii, Airplanes, San Diego


An expert explains what would've happened if United flight 328 experienced its scary engine failure over the ocean

A United Airlines Boeing 777. Nicolas Economou/NurPhoto/Getty Images United Airlines flight 328 landed safely after experiencing an engine failure over Denver over the weekend. Even if the engine failure had occurred over water while en route to Hawaii, the aircraft likely could have landed safely.  Wide-body aircraft like the Boeing 777 are rated to fly for more than five hours on a single engine. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. A United Airlines flight from Denver...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, Europe, News, Air Travel, Colorado, Planes, US, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Trends, Flying, Canada, Atlantic, Hawaii, Aircraft


United will still fly the Boeing 777-200 after a scary engine failure in Colorado - but the ones still flying have a different engine

A United Airlines Boeing 777. Nicolas Economou/NurPhoto/Getty United Airlines' fleet of 24 Boeing 777-200 aircraft has been grounded by the Federal Aviation Administration, but the aircraft will keep flying. A fleet of 22 United Boeing 777-200s are unaffected as they're powered by General Electric engines. Passengers booked on the 777 might still fly on the aircraft but others will be moved to different jets.  Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. The Federal Aviation Adm...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, News, Air Travel, Colorado, Planes, Trends, Flying, Aviation, Faa, General Electric, Boeing, Denver, United, United Airlines, Federal Aviation Administration


Experts say the plane and engine used by United have a safe track record - and the scary landing in Colorado should have minimal impact on the airline

The United Airlines Boeing 777-222 that experienced an in-flight engine failure. AaronP/Bauer-Griffin/GC Images A United Airlines jet made an emergency landing after an engine failure on Saturday. Three aviation regulators have effectively grounded Boeing 777s with PW4000-112 engines pending an investigation.  Experts say the issue isn't likely systemic with the plane or engine, given the track record of both.  Only 69 aircraft in the world are affected, and United is the only US carrier w...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, Japan, News, Colorado, US, San Francisco, Trends, Chicago, Flying, Hawaii, Aviation, Airlines, Engines, Faa, General Electric


United just sent JetBlue a shot across the bow with a new route to London on its ultra-premium jet

A United Airlines Boeing 767-300ER. Lukas Wunderlich/Shutterstock.com United Airlines is adding a new route between Boston and London later this year. The start date is still unknown as travel between the countries is restricted due to the pandemic.  JetBlue Airways, which just expanded a partnership with American Airlines, will also fly to London this year from Boston. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. United Airlines is growing its transatlantic presence later this ...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, Europe, Florida, UK, New York, London, News, Air Travel, Boston, Planes, US, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Trends, Chicago


Airplane debris narrowly misses Broomfield home after midair engine fire – video

A United Airlines plan rained debris on Denver suburbs, narrowly missing a home, after suffering catastrophic engine failure shortly after takeoff on Saturday. The Boeing 777-200 returned to the airport in an emergency landing.United said there were no reported injuries on Flight 328 from Denver International airport to Honolulu, which had 231 passengers and 10 crew on board'Something blew up': plane rains debris on Denver suburbs Continue reading...
Tags: Travel, US news, Boeing, Denver, United, United Airlines, Honolulu, Broomfield, Denver International


Airplane debris narrowly misses Denver home after midair engine fire – video

A United Airlines plan rained debris on Denver suburbs, narrowly missing a home, after suffering catastrophic engine failure shortly after takeoff on Saturday. The Boeing 777-200 returned to the airport in an emergency landing.United said there were no reported injuries on Flight 328 from Denver International airport to Honolulu, which had 231 passengers and 10 crew on board‘Something blew up’: plane rains debris on Denver suburbs Continue reading...
Tags: Travel, US news, Boeing, Denver, United, United Airlines, Honolulu, Denver International


I flew on American's Boeing 737 Max and found the airline doing the bare minimum to inform passengers they were booked on the notorious plane

An American Airlines' Boeing 737 Max 8. American Airlines is the largest Boeing 737 Max operator currently, averaging over 50 daily flights. One problem faced by the airline is passenger confidence in the aircraft that's killed 346 people. I flew from New York to Miami on the Max and found American to be less than forthcoming about the aircraft. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. American Airlines was the first US airline to fly the Boeing 737 Max following its 2...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, New York, News, Planes, New York City, US, Trends, Features, Gogo, Miami, Boeing, United, Laguardia, United Airlines, Federal Aviation Administration


I flew on American's Boeing 737 Max and found the airline doing the bare minimum to inform passengers they were booked on the ill-fated plane

An American Airlines' Boeing 737 Max 8. American Airlines is the largest Boeing 737 Max operator currently, averaging over 50 daily flights. One problem faced by the airline is passenger confidence in the aircraft that's killed 346 people. I flew from New York to Miami on the Max and found American to be less than forthcoming about the aircraft. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. American Airlines was the first US airline to fly the Boeing 737 Max following its 2...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, New York, News, Planes, New York City, US, Trends, Features, Gogo, Miami, Boeing, United, Laguardia, United Airlines, Federal Aviation Administration


Hawaii travel news: February 18, 2021

* Hawaii and CLEAR are piloting a new program to streamline and verify COVID-19 test results for arriving passengers. Starting today, passengers on select United and Delta flights from Los Angeles (LAX) to Honolulu (HNL) can participate in CLEAR’s Health Pass. For more information, see this KITV4 segment. * Outrigger Resorts has issued an interesting promise for people booking a Waikiki stay with them now through May 1, 2021. Here’s the Outrigger Promise: “We promise that guests who stay at eit...
Tags: Travel, Hawaii, Delta, United, Waikiki, Honolulu, Oahu, Travelzoo, Los Angeles LAX, Oahu Deals, Outrigger Waikiki Beach Resort, Waikiki Beachcomber, Coronavirus COVID 19


I flew on United Airlines' first Boeing 737 Max flight in nearly 2 years and it was just the boring flight the airline needed

Flying on a United Airlines Boeing 737 Max 9. Thomas Pallini/Insider United Airlines became the second US airline to resume Boeing 737 Max flights on Thursday. The first flight flew from Denver to Houston in the first step to rebuilds consumer confidence.  United plans to fly the jet across the US initially from bases in Denver and Houston. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. United Airlines resumed flying the Boeing 737 Max on Thursday after a 23-month hiatus that bega...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, Florida, News, Air Travel, Colorado, Planes, US, Trends, Features, Flying, George Bush, Aviation, Airlines, Houston, Boeing


United just ordered $1 billion worth of eVTOLs from a startup that aims to launch intra-city passenger flights in 2024

United Airlines and Archer Matheus Obst/Shutterstock.com and Archer United Airlines and eVTOL startup Archer Aviation announced a $1 billion partnership and aircraft order. United will buy 200 aircraft to be used for eco-friendly airport transportation. Archer Aviation is also going public via a special-purpose acquisition company. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. United Airlines is investing in a new kind of aircraft, one that doesn't fly over oceans but over conges...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, News, Planes, Los Angeles, Trends, Startup, Chicago, Flying, Aircraft, Archer, Aviation, New York Stock Exchange, DHL, Faa, Boeing


American and United are warning employees of furloughs as a slow vaccine rollout dampens expectations for recovery this year

American Airlines and United Airlines planes at Los Angeles International Airport. Kit Leong/Shutterstock.com American Airlines and United Airlines are warning thousands of workers to prepare for furlough come April. Executives are blaming a lack of demand on new travel restrictions and a slow vaccine rollout. Hawaiian Airlines also informed labor authorities that over 800 employees may be furloughed. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Two of the country's largest airl...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, News, Air Travel, Congress, Planes, US, Trends, Cnn, Flying, Hawaii, Aviation, Capitol Hill, Airlines, Anthony Fauci, United


The TSA will now require travelers to wear face masks in airports and on planes

A TSA agent wears a face mask. Paul Hennessy / Echoes Paul Hennessy / Echoes Wire/Barcroft Media via Getty Images The TSA will require passengers to wear masks at checkpoints and during travel. The agency is following mandates from the president and CDC. Those who do not comply will be denied travel and may face civil penalties.  Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Starting Tuesday, the Transportation Security Administration will require passengers to wear facemasks at TSA ...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, News, Airports, Cdc, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Airplanes, Delta, Tsa, Executive Order, Biden, United, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Amtrak


Airlines have banned more than 2,500 passengers for not wearing masks - here are the carriers that have booted the most

A Delta Air Lines flight attendant. Thomas Pallini/Business Insider More than 2,500 passengers have been banned from US airlines for non-compliance with mask policies.  Delta Air Lines banned 880 passengers, including six on a flight where Mitt Romney was harassed.  President Joe Biden signed a mask mandate for air travelers on his first full day in office. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Newly inaugurated President Joe Biden just signed an executive order to mandate ma...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, News, Minneapolis, Washington, Planes, Masks, US, America, Trends, Joe Biden, Flying, Hawaii, Washington Dc, Delta, Mitt Romney


Biden just signed an executive order that mandates mask-wearing while flying and utilizing most forms of mass transit

Then-Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden holds up a face mask at The Queen theater on October 28, 2020 in Wilmington, Delaware. Drew Angerer/Getty Images President Joe Biden signed an executive order on Thursday requiring air passengers wear masks. Airports and commercial aircraft are included, as well as other modes of transport including trains. New testing requirements to enter the US from abroad are also being reviewed.  Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Preside...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, Politics, News, Air Travel, Cdc, Planes, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Flying, United States, Netherlands, Delta, Treasury, Aviation


19 products and services we bought based on glowing reviews from our coworkers

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. Plenty of women on the Insider Reviews team have tried RTR Unlimited after reading rave reviews from teammates. Rent the Runway As a team of product reviewers, we collectively try a lot of new products. That means we can typically count on our teammates to have the best recommendations at the ready when we need to buy something new - whether it be a small impulse buy or a much more serious purchas...
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United is preparing for a Boeing 737 Max resurgence in February with the 12 first routes just added to its schedule - here's the full list

A United Airlines Boeing 737 Max 9. Philip Pilosian/Shutterstock.com United Airlines revealed the first 12 routes that its Boeing 737 Max aircraft will fly. The newly ungrounded jets will be based in Denver and Houston with routes from coast to coast. United operates the larger Boeing 737 Max 9 jet and is currently the only airline in the US to operate the type. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. United Airlines has scheduled the first routes for its Boeing 737 Max aircraf...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, Florida, News, Air Travel, California, Planes, US, Los Angeles, Trends, Chicago, Flying, Miami, Las Vegas, Houston, East Coast


The 20 safest airlines to fly in 2021, according to experts

An American Airlines Boeing 777-200 at Los Angeles International Airport. Markus Mainka/Shutterstock.com AirlineRatings just unveiled its list of the world's safest airlines for 2021, according to the site's experts, narrowing the top 20 from a list of 385. The US had a great showing with six of the 11 major American carriers making the top 20 cut while Asia performed poorly.  Carriers in Oceania and the Middle East also dominated the highest spots, continuing the trend from last year. Vis...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, Asia, Hong Kong, New York, London, News, Air Travel, Safety, Boston, Singapore, Planes, New York City, US, San Francisco, Trends


The Boeing 737 Max is flying passengers again in the US - here's when and where each US airline will be flying it

The Boeing 737 Max 7. Stephen Brashear/Getty US airlines are gearing up to relaunch the Boeing 737 Max back into service following its ungrounding by the Federal Aviation Administration.  American Airlines flew the first passenger flight on Tuesday while United Airlines, Southwest Airlines, and Alaska Airlines will all fly the Max in 2021. All except for Southwest Airlines have scheduled the first routes for the Max with cities including Miami, New York, Houston, Seattle, Los Angeles, and ...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, New York, News, Air Travel, Boston, Air Canada, Planes, US, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Trends, Bloomberg, Flying, Canada, Alaska


The new stimulus includes $15 billion for airlines to bring back furloughed workers but their jobs may only last a few months

Alaska Airlines, American Airlines, and Delta Air Lines aircraft at Los Angeles International Airport. Philip Pilosian/Shutterstock.com The new COVID-19 stimulus package signed by President Donald Trump includes $15 billion for airlines. Workers furloughed from October 1, 2020, will be recalled and given back pay from December 1, 2020. Executive compensation and stock buybacks are also limited and air connectivity will be restored to cities that lost their airlines.  Visit Business Insider...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, News, Air Travel, Congress, Planes, US, Trends, Flying, Food And Drug Administration, Treasury, Airlines, Donald Trump, United, Southwest Airlines, United Airlines


UK passengers flying United or Delta to USA must show negative COVID-19 tests

United Airlines and Delta Air Lines will require all passengers on flights from the United Kingdom to the United States to present a negative COVID-19 test taken within 72 hours of departure. From Reuters: The decision follows the emergence of a highly infectious new coronavirus variant in Britain that has prompted many countries to shut their borders to travelers from there. — Read the rest
Tags: Travel, Post, Usa, UK, News, Air Travel, World news, Britain, United States, United Kingdom, Delta, United, United Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Reuters, Coronavirus


Cancellation policies for the 4 major airlines show it’s almost impossible for customers to just get their money back

FILE PHOTO: Delta Airlines planes and a British Airways plane are pictured at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport in SeaTac, Washington Reuters Throughout 2020, travelers have been forced to cancel or reschedule trips due to the coronavirus pandemic. Most airlines allow customers to rebook or cancel, but it can be difficult to get a monetary refund.  Here's what you can do if you have a flight with United, Delta, American, or Southwest that you need to cancel. Visit Business Insider's ho...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, Air Travel, Planes, US, Trends, Delta Airlines, Delta, South America, North, North America, United, Southwest Airlines, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, British Airways, American


Alaska Airlines is buying another 23 Boeing 737 Max jets for a total of 68 and adding new routes to its namesake state

Boeing 737 Max aircraft of Alaska Airlines, Southwest Airlines, and Gol Linhas Aéreas. LINDSEY WASSON/Reuters Alaska Airlines and Boeing signed an agreement in principle for a total of 68 of the 737 Max aircraft with an option for 52 more. Deliveries will take place over the next four years as Alaska uses the jets to replace its Airbus A320 family fleet.  Alaska has not yet taken delivery of a Boeing 737 Max yet but plans to fly the jet in March 2021. Anchorage, Alaska will also see three ...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, News, Air Travel, Air Canada, Planes, US, America, San Francisco, Trends, Flying, Alaska, Hawaii, Aviation, Airbus, Las Vegas


US airlines are allowing passengers to avoid the Boeing 737 Max as it returns to the skies in the coming months - here's how

Boeing 737 Max aircraft of Alaska Airlines, Southwest Airlines, and Gol Linhas Aéreas. LINDSEY WASSON/Reuters Airlines are responding to customer skepticism over the Boeing 737 Max by offering free flight changes and trip cancellations to those seeking to avoid it. The four US airlines that plan to operate the Max in 2021 have all said they'll work with passengers, despite praising the aircraft's efficiency and safety.  At least for the time being, there's very little reason that anybody w...
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Delta scraps change fees on international flights, joining American Airlines

Thomas Pallini/Business Insider Delta is permanently dropping change fees for all international flights that start in North America. American Airlines has already done the same, and both airlines have also dropped change fees for domestic flights. Airlines have been looking to bolster passenger traffic during the COVID-19 pandemic and amid the US economic downturn, which has hit the travel industry especially hard. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Delta Air Lines has sc...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, US, Trends, Delta Airlines, Delta, Airlines, North America, United, Cnbc, United Airlines, Delta Air Lines, American Airlines, Barbara Smith, Ed Bastian, US Bureau of Transportation Statistics


The FAA has cleared Boeing's 737 Max to fly passengers again - here's when and where each US airline will be flying it

The Boeing 737 Max 7. Stephen Brashear/Getty US airlines are gearing up to relaunch the Boeing 737 Max back into service following its ungrounding by the Federal Aviation Administration.  American Airlines, United Airlines, Southwest Airlines, and Alaska Airlines will all fly the Max in 2021, with American starting flights the soonest on December 29, 2020.  All except for Southwest Airlines have announced the first routes for the Max with cities including Miami, New York, Houston, and Los ...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, New York, News, Air Travel, Boston, Air Canada, Planes, US, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Trends, Bloomberg, Flying, Canada, Alaska


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


Ryanair just placed a massive order for more Boeing 737 Max jets intended to cram as many passengers into a plane as possible

A Ryanair Boeing 737-800. Nicolas Economou/NurPhoto/Getty Ryanair just upped its Boeing 737 Max order by 75 aircraft for a total of 210 in a $22 billion order. The Boeing 737 Max 8200, as Ryanair calls it, will seat 197 passengers in a high-density configuration ideal for low-cost operations. Deliveries will begin in spring 2021 with Ryanair expecting all of the aircraft by 2025.  Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Ireland's Ryanair is the latest carrier to seek out more B...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, News, Washington, Planes, Trends, Ireland, Ryanair, Boeing, United, Southwest Airlines, Federal Aviation Administration, Alaska Airlines, Delta Air Lines, American Airlines, Tulsa Oklahoma


Delta is launching a new passengers contact-tracing initiative as new lockdowns ruin the airline's plans to stop burning through cash

A Delta Air Lines Airbus A350-900 XWB. viper-zero / Shutterstock.com Delta Air Lines is introducing a voluntary contact tracing program for international arrivals to the US. Passengers will be asked for their full name, email address, contact numbers, and address in the US to be sent to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. CEO Ed Bastian announced in the same memo that the airline will not achieve its goal of daily losses of $10 million for the fourth quarter and will fall short...
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