JetBlue Transatlantic Expansion 2021

The new routes won’t be JetBlue’s first foray into international markets. It currently services nearly two dozen countries from the US, with flights as far south as Ecuador and Peru. However, this will be its first venture into Europe. JetBlue is evaluating these International City Pairs for the use of the new transatlantic aircraft: JFK-LIM, JFK-CUZ, MCO-VCP, MCO-LIM, MCO-EZE, MCO-SCL, JFK-FCO, JFK-CDG, JFK-DUB, JFK-FCO, JFK-MAD, JFK-MXP, JFK-BCN, LAX-LIM, LAX-GIG. … More JetBlue Transatlantic Expansion 2021

Bamboo Airways: Ho Chi Minh City to LAX / SFO in 2020

Bamboo Airways (QH, Hanoi) is in the process of adding its maiden widebody aircraft, an ex-Vietnam Airlines A330-200. Going forward, the carrier is also eyeing leasing an A380-800 for its touted flights to the United States. Flightradar24 ADS-B data shows A330-200 msn 943 was ferried from storage at Lourdes/Tarbes to Manchester Int’l on June 21. … More Bamboo Airways: Ho Chi Minh City to LAX / SFO in 2020

Moxy Airlines Launch 2021

David Neeleman is by far one of the most visionary and brilliant airline innovators in aviation history. He was the founder of JetBlue Airways and later on Azul in Brazil. He co-founded Morris Air and West Jet as well. Morris Air was the original charter company which he sold to what is known as Southwest Airlines today. Neeleman is currently the co-owner of TAP Air Portugal. Neeleman was also the creator and innovator of the first  E-Ticket. This leads us to 2019 where he is now embarking on his 5th aviation reinvention tour with an airline tentatively named, “Moxy Airlines” … More Moxy Airlines Launch 2021

The Rise of COMAC C919

COMAC C919: China alone will need around 9,000 new airplanes in the next 20 years and most of them will be single-aisle. China will be able to exploit this opportunity to establish the C919 as an Asian-built airplane that will be supported by the world’s largest domestic airline market. The conservatism of its design will be seen as a virtue if it proves to be competitive and reliable. … More The Rise of COMAC C919

GE9X Engine: Boeing 777-9

The GE9X is set to be the biggest jet engine in history. It’s wider than the fuselage of a Boeing 737, or as GE puts it, it’s “so large that Shaquille O’Neal would fit inside it with Kobe Bryant sitting on his shoulders.” The GE9X features the largest fan ever produced, a full 11 feet in diameter. It’s also the quietest, most fuel-efficient, the lowest-emission jet engine from General Electric ever. It will deliver 10% less fuel burn than current models, and a 5% cut in fuel use vs. any twin-aisle engine. … More GE9X Engine: Boeing 777-9

Americans Boycott 737 MAX

Nearly half will not a buy a ticket or accept this aircraft for travel until at least 6 months of it being returned to flying with a proven track record of no new fatalities. Therefore, if airlines insist on bringing it back into service then they need to be prepared for half of a year with financial losses in order to do so. American Travelers are not warming up to getting back onboard. The team’s data show that 41% of Americans would only choose to fly on the 737 Max after six months of safe operation. … More Americans Boycott 737 MAX

JetBlue to London 2021

JetBlue Airways Corp is in discussions with Airbus SE about the European planemaker’s plans for a longer-range version of its A321neo family as it prepares to jump into the transatlantic market. The sixth-largest U.S. carrier has 85 A321neo aircraft on order, of which it has already decided to convert 13 into a longer-range version called the A321LR for its planned launch of daily flights from New York and Boston to London in 2021. … More JetBlue to London 2021