Turkish Airlines Decked Out Its New Airbus A321neo Jets

Turkish Airlines became the latest proud owner of Airbus’ single-aisle A321neo aircraft. The fourth-largest airline by destinations served has some pretty unique and exciting plans for their Stretch ‘Buses. Turkish has a whopping 95 A321neo aircraft on order, powered by the Pratt & Witney engine option. The first Turkish A321neo was delivered just weeks ago, sporting a…

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Where to Sit in Business on EL AL’s 787-9 Dreamliner

For years, EL AL was years behind just about everyone in terms of business class accommodation. That’s changing as the airline rolls out its new Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners, now operating on key routes including Tel Aviv (TEL) to Newark Liberty (EWR) and Hong Kong (HKG). EL AL went from having one of the worst business…

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Breaking: United Announces Washington Dulles (IAD) to Tel Aviv (TLV)

United Airlines will launch the first-ever service (on a U.S. carrier) from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Tel Aviv Ben Gurion Airport (TLV) beginning May 22, 2019. The launch coincides with United’s 20th anniversary of serving Israel, when combined with Continental Airlines. United’s fourth daily flight to Tel Aviv United currently flies twice daily from Newark…

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TSA May End Security Screening at Over 150 Airports

Whoa! The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is considering closing its screening checkpoints at over 150 small- to medium-sized airports across the country, according to documents uncovered by CNN. CNN cites internal documents from a “TSA working group” proposing cutting security screening at airports serving aircraft with fewer than 60 seats – namely, small regional jets. The…

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Airlines’ $100 Million Routes Are (Almost) All Between Hubs

For all the talk about small efficient aircraft and increased point-to-point service, airlines are still making the most money on the core of their hub-and-spoke models. Routes between big U.S. hub airports constituted $100 million-plus revenue figures for American, Delta, and United. Aviation firm OAG took a look at where airlines make their most money,…

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Can’t Find Award Seats? Try United’s Featured Saver Award Tool

The best tool you’ve never heard of United’s monthly featured Saver Awards tool allows you to search for destinations with extra MileagePlus saver award availability for the next six months for departures from United’s seven hubs (plus Cleveland): Chicago (ORD), Denver (DEN), Houston (IAH), Los Angeles (LAX), Newark (EWR) and Washington Dulles (IAD). Simple, accurate and user-friendly tool…

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More Routes Announced for Delta One Suites and Delta Premium Select

Delta One Suite New Routes

Delta One suite business class. Image by Delta. More Delta One suite and Delta Premium Select flights Great news, Delta flyers! Delta One suites and Delta Premium Select are coming to five transpacific routes later this year and into 2019. By the middle of next year, all Delta transpacific flights from its Los Angeles (LAX) hub will…

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