Eastern Airlines will not be flying its fleet over open water any time soon. The copmany’s efforts to gain ETOPS certification came up short during an FAA flight proving run.
Can a pretty new paint scheme make the difference for Northern Pacific as it pushes forward with plans to connect Asia and the Lower 48 via Anchorage? Probably not, but the plane still looks good and CEO Rob McKinney is talking up the plans in more detail now.
ETOPS certification challenges could see Surinam Airways flying hours out of the way if it presses its 777 into service next month as planned.
Southwest Airlines is inching closer to approval for service to Hawaii. But don’t start planning a trip just yet. The carrier still needs to pass a few more hurdles before it can schedule service.
As the first A330neo is handed off to TAP Airbus is teasing the idea of a “regional” version of the type, an aircraft far better suited to serve the vast majority of flights the A330 operates today. Why wait so long and will it ever really happen??