United Airlines added to its new jet backlog this week, with 50 more Boeing 787s and 60 more Airbus A321neos set to fly between 2028-2031, focusing on larger planes to increase capacity for both domestic and international operations.
Is it too early to begin planning a Summer 2024 getaway? American Airlines is keen to get a head start on its marketing efforts, planning three new transatlantic destinations among its plans for next year’s peak travel period.
Ethiopian Group CEO Mesfin Tasew confirmed that the carrier’s oldest 787s are due for a cabin refresh; lie-flat beds and upgraded IFE are in the works.
Hawaiian Airlines will bring a new premium cabin to the market when its 787s take flight. The carrier formally unveiled its Leihōkū Suites for its business class passengers, part of a long-haul revamp for the airline.
Millions of travelers will fly with Ryanair on Boeing 737 MAX 10 planes in the decades ahead. The two companies (finally) confirmed a massive order for the new planes – 150 firm and another 150 options – with deliveries stretching through 2033.
What does it take to bring comfort to the skies as air travel rebounds? The 21 finalists for the 2023 Crystal Cabin Awards offer insight into what it will take to to make air travel more safe, connected and comfortable.
Austrian Airlines will retire its 767s and 777s, transitioning to the 787 Dreamliner for long-haul operations. The first new 787 will join Austrian’s fleet in Summer 2024.
The writing has been on the wall for years. Now it is also in the signed contracts. Icelandair will replace its 757 fleet with the A321XLR from 2029.
Astronics plans to certify a Ka-band inflight internet terminal for the 777.
Air India, now under new ownership, has grand plans for growth. And now it has a line on aircraft to fulfill those goals. The carrier (finally) announced Letters of Intent for 470 planes, plus 70 options, from Airbus and Boeing in a blockbuster move.