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AmEx just opened the second largest of its famously luxirous Centurion Lounges - see inside

American Express's Denver Centurion Lounge. Thomas Pallini/Insider American Express debuted its 14th Centurion Lounge at Denver International Airport in February. The more than 14,000 square foot lounge is the second-largest in the Centurion Lounge network. Eligible patrons can use the lounge's two bars, dining area, and game room and not have to spend a dime. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. American Express opened a new Centurion Lounge at Denver International ...
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Return of business travel, sustainable fuels expected in aviation's future

International business travel is not expected to remain permanently depressed, though it will likely recover from the coronavirus pandemic at a slower rate than leisure travel, United Airlines Chief Executive Scott Kirby said on Monday during CERAWeek by IHS Markit.
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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


Spirit Airlines is adding 7 new low-cost leisure routes across the US with 2 new destinations - here's the full list

A Spirit Airlines Airbus A319. Spirit Spirit Airlines is adding Milwaukee and Louisville, Kentucky to its route network later in 2021.  Daily flights will operate to Los Angeles, Orlando, and Las Vegas from both cities. Spirit is still reporting financial losses but is expected to recover quickly after the pandemic.  Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Spirit Airlines will fly to more cities in America's heartland later in 2021. The ultra-low-cost carrier this week anno...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, News, Milwaukee, Planes, US, America, Los Angeles, Trends, Spirit, Airbus, Las Vegas, Newark, Southwest Airlines, Caribbean, United Airlines


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...
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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...
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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...
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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


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 Airlines orders electric vertical aircraft, invests in urban air mobility SPAC

United Airlines believes you may someday take a small electric aircraft to get to the airport.
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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


Delta will block middle seats through April as competitors continue to fill planes

Delta Air Lines will block middle seats until April 30, 2021. Thomas Pallini/Business Insider Delta Air Lines is blocking middle seats on its aircraft through April 30. Delta is the only major US airline that still blocks seats as most abandoned the practice in 2020. CEO Ed Bastian had said in October 2020 that the policy may come to an end by mid-2021. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Delta Air Lines will continue blocking middle seats through the end of April, the ...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, News, Air Travel, Planes, US, Trends, Flying, Delta, Aviation, Airlines, Pacific Northwest, United Airlines, Alaska Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Bastian


The 9 coolest features of JetBlue's exclusive new Mint business class suites that will soon take travelers to Europe

A preview of JetBlue Airways' Mint Suite business class seat. Thomas Pallini/Insider JetBlue Airways just introduced a new Mint business class cabin complete with private suites. Each suite comes with a closable door and passenger-friendly amenities at every turn. The product will debut on the New York-Los Angeles route before flying to London.  Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. The future of transatlantic business class travel is arriving this summer as JetBlue A...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, Europe, New York, London, News, Air Travel, Boston, Planes, New York City, Trends, Earth, Features, Flying, Aviation, Airbus


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...
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The Boeing 737 Max has flown over 2,700 flights since its November ungrounding as the EU gives the green light

Boeing test pilot Jim Webb gives a thumbs-up from the cockpit of a 737 MAX 7 at Boeing Field, on March 16, 2018 in Seattle, Washington, after completing the plane's first flight. The aircraft is the shortest variant of fuel efficient MAX family. Stephen Brashear/Getty Images The Boeing 737 Max has flown over 2,700 passenger flights across 5,500 hours since November 2020.  Five airlines currently fly passengers on the Max in the US, Canada, Brazil, Panama, and Mexico.  The European Unio...
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Boeing will stop making the 747 after more than 51 years of passenger flight. Here's the history of how the iconic plane changed the world.

A Qantas Boeing 747-400 aircraft. REUTERS/Daniel Munoz Boeing's most iconic aircraft — the 747 — is celebrating 51 years of passenger service in January. Most of the world's airlines, however, are retiring their 747s in favor of new, fuel-efficient jets. The final models will be delivered to cargo giant Atlas Air in 2022, marking the end of the program. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. One of the greatest feats of American aerospace engineering celebrated 50 years of pas...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, New York, London, News, Air Travel, Planes, US, America, Trends, Features, Flying, United States, Qantas, Aviation, Airbus


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...
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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


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 best cat carriers in 2021

Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky A good cat carrier should be comfortable for your pet and easy for you to safely transport them by foot, mass transit, car, or plane.We tested 23 cat carriers, including soft carriers, hard-sided kennels, budget options, and backpack-style carriers. The best cat carrier overall is Mr. Peanut's Gold Series Expandable Carrier, which unzips to give your cat additional space during travel.The right cat carrier can make getting a feisty feline from Point A to Point ...
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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


How airlines are responding to Wednesday's siege at the US Capitol as they're faced with the prospect of flying rioters home

The US Capitol Building seen from Washington, DC's Ronald Reagan National Airport. Douglas Litchfield/Shutterstock.com Airlines are preparing for the worst as protests in Washington, DC turned into riots on Wednesday, and some participants will now be boarding aircraft to fly home.  Some airlines are banning alcohol on their flights departing Washington and moving their flight crews out of downtown hotels. Protesters harassed and heckled Utah Senator Mitt Romney while on a Tuesday flig...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, Utah, Politics, News, Air Travel, Congress, Washington, US, Trends, Flying, Ronald Reagan, Washington Dc, Delta, Mitt Romney, Aviation


American Airlines just ramped up its Boeing 737 Max operations after a week of successful trial flights

An American Airlines Boeing 737 Max. Joe Raedle/Getty Images American Airlines grew its Boeing 737 Max route network on Tuesday to include Washington, DC and Orlando, Florida, as well as New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport. The next few months will see the aircraft quickly expand across the US, Caribbean, and Latin America as American gets the newly-ungrounded fleet back to full strength.  American began flying passengers on the aircraft again on December 29, 2020, between Mia...
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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 ...
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American Airlines just completed the Boeing 737 Max's first passenger flight in the US since March 2019

An American Airlines' Boeing 737 Max 8. American Airlines flew the first scheduled passenger flight in 21 months of the Boeing 737 Max in the US on Tuesday from Miami to New York.  The uneventful flight marked the beginning of a new chapter for the aircraft that aims to restore confidence from the traveling public.  Airlines like American are eager to get the plane flying to take advantage of its economics and get the grounding behind them. The aircraft was grounded for 20 months fol...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, New York, News, Air Travel, Planes, US, Trends, Flying, Alaska, Brazil, US Senate, Miami, Aviation, Airbus, Airlines


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...
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