Today marks the end of an era as Hong Kong-based Cathay Pacific Airways flies its last scheduled passenger 747-400 flight and retires the final 3 aircraft. Columnist Justin Schlecter takes a look back at his 7 years spent flying the 747 in the right seat for Cathay.
With the summer Olympic and Paralympic Games coming to Rio de Janeiro later this summer, LATAM airlines has spent the past 12 months preparing for the expected jump in air travelers and cargo descending upon Brazil. In their recent press release, LATAM estimates they will carry approximately 25 percent of the public Olympic spectators and […]
Wearing the livery of Qatar Airways, the first Airbus A350 XWB to begin scheduled service to the United States landed at Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) on the morning of Friday, January 1st. Flight 727 arrived in Philadelphia on time after a nonstop flight from Doha International Airport (DOH). After three hours on the ground, it took to […]
On April 8, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) granted a single operating certificate to American Airlines and US Airways, signifying a major step in their integration process. For more than a year, over 700 employees reviewed manuals and other procedures to establish ideal practices and policies for the new combined carrier while ensuring that all […]