March 24, 2021| 58 0

Southwest Airlines Triples The Number In Each Boarding Group

As business begins to improve, some old airline routines are getting resurrected. After months of boarding passengers in groups of ten, Southwest Airlines is now back to boarding passengers in groups of 30. According to the airline, passengers are looking for a return to normality. While Southwest Airlines stopped blocking the middle seat late last …

March 13, 2021| 26 0

Alaska Flight Disrupted By Violent Passenger Who Urinated On A Seat

On March 9th, a passenger onboard an Alaska Airlines flight from Seattle to Denver was asked multiple times to put on a face mask. After ignoring orders from a flight attendant, the individual reportedly struck her arm. It was later revealed by other passengers that the individual was standing up and urinating on his seat. The incident ha …

March 10, 2021| 25 0

Which US Big Three Airline Is Most Likely To Order The Boeing 777X?

Despite various delays during its production process, the Boeing 777X is a highly-anticipated aircraft among airlines and avgeeks worldwide. American Airlines, Delta, and United are considered the ‘big three’ of US commercial aviation, and have all operated previous 777 variants. However, none of them have yet placed an order for the next-generatio …

March 9, 2021| 23 0

American Airlines Encourages Employees To Get Vaccinated

Airlines are very wary of making vaccines mandatory for staff. However, American Airlines has come up with some incentives to encourage employees to get vaccinated without forcing them to do so. Staff members who accept the vaccine when it becomes available to them will receive one extra paid vacation day plus $50 of Nonstop Thanks points. In Januar …

March 9, 2021| 25 0

Icelandair returns the Boeing 737 MAX To Service

After a multi-month campaign to reassure its customers that the 737 MAX is safe to fly, Icelandair has returned the 737 MAX into service. One of the first flights operated took place on Monday, March 8th, from Keflavik International Airport to Copenhagen Airport. If all goes according to plan, that same aircraft operates a service to Paris today. Th …

March 8, 2021| 25 0

A Look At The Routes A350 Startup PRAGUSA.ONE Will Fly

Earlier today, Simple Flying brought to you the exclusive story of PRAGUSA.ONE, a startup airline that plans to operate a fleet of four A350 aircraft in Premium Economy class configuration only. Now, let’s take a look at some of the routes that PRAGUSA.ONE plans to operate. Capturing the transfer market PRAGUSA.ONE is a British company that hopes to …

March 4, 2021| 35 0

US To Drop UK Tariffs In Boeing-Airbus Dispute

The US has suspended all retaliatory tariffs on imported UK goods that were levied as part of the long-running Boeing-Airbus dispute. The suspension of tariffs will last four months and come into force on March 8th, backdated to March 4th. The two countries will now look to resolve the dispute amicably through the World Trade Organization (WTO). US- …

February 22, 2021| 29 0

Delta Air Lines Proceeds With Introducing Digital Health Passport

Delta Air Lines is moving forward with building up its resources to allow for smoother international travel. The airline is rolling out a new testing partnership for customers to order an at-home test and teases that, soon, customers flying to the US will be able to upload their negative test results online at check-in, which will clear them for en …

February 20, 2021| 32 0

How The Boeing 707 Dominated & Changed Jet Travel In The Sixties

Over six decades ago, the future of United States aviation was decided. The Boeing 707 performed its first flight on December 20th, 1957, setting the standard for Boeing’s jets in the decades to come. Addressing concerns Boeing explains that after World War II, the United Kingdom led the way for commercial jets with the de Havilland Comet. However, s …

February 19, 2021| 30 0

United Airlines Announces New London Heathrow Route From Boston

Today United Airlines revealed that it is to launch a new route to London Heathrow (LHR) later this year. While the exact start date is yet to be confirmed, we know that the airline plans to fly a Boeing 767-300ER to London’s primary airport from Boston Logan International Airport (BOS). The transatlantic flight corridor from London to the United St …

February 16, 2021| 36 0

TUI To Become First European Airline To Resume MAX Flights Tomorrow

On February 17th, TUI fly Belgium is expected to resume flights using the Boeing 737 MAX. The airline will be flying the plane to Spain and become the first European airline to resume Boeing 737 MAX flights after European authorities gave their approval for the aircraft to return to commercial service. TUI fly Belgium to resume Boeing 737 MAX flight …

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