Airline Profile: Ethiopian Airlines

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Featured Image: An Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 767-300; Photo Credit: Adrian Pingstone/Wikimedia Commons The Facts: Logo Alliance Star Alliance Competitors National Airways Ethiopia Kenya Airways Fleet Count Around 98 Founded 1946 Frequent Flyer Program ShebaMiles Headquarters Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Hubs Bole International Airport (Addis Ababa) Parent Company Ethiopian Government Skytrax Rating 4 (out of 5) Subsidiaries N/A […]

The Future Fleet Plans of United Airlines

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A United Boeing 777-200

The Future Fleet Plans of United Airlines The Future Fleet Plans of Delta Airlines The Future Fleet Plans of American Airlines In this article (and two more, on both American and Delta), I will examine the future fleet planes that United Airlines has on order. What I will do is explain which aircraft United will […]

Airline Profile: China Southern Airlines

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A China Southern Airlines A330-300

Featured Image: A China Southern Airbus A330-300 in Melbourne The Facts: Logo Alliance Skyteam (Will Exit January 1, 2019) Competitors Air China China Eastern Airlines Hainan Airlines Xiamen Airsouthern southern Fleet Count Around 586 Founded 1988 Frequent Flyer Program Sky Pearl Club Headquarters Guangzhou, China Hubs Guangzhou Airport (largest) Beijing Capital Airport Chongqing Airport Shanghai-Pudong […]

Compared: Every Major Commercial Aircraft

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Commercial Airplanes

I figure that there are so many commercial airplanes, and the names are so similar, that people often be confused at what a particular type of plane looks like (broadly) and what kind of routes they fly on. That is why in this article, I am going to list every significant commercial aircraft type. I […]

Review: Emirates New Boeing 777-300ER Business Class from Hamburg to Dubai

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Emirates 777-300ER

Many of you probably saw my first batch of guest reviews, featuring Delta and Korean Air business class. Due to the success of the guest reviews, I am continuing them with the fourth guest review. Recently, a (different) person I know (who has wished to remain anonymous) flew on Emirates Business Class from Hamburg to […]

Norwegian’s Aircraft Leases and How To Get An Amazing Deal Out Of Them

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Norwegian 737 MAX

For those of you who don’t know, Norwegian Air Shuttle over the past months has been leasing multiple types of aircraft on some of its transatlantic routes that generally are operated by their 787s. This is because some of Norwegian’s 787s are under maintenance because the engines that their 787s are flown with, the Rolls Royce Trent 1000 […]

Airline Profile: Iberia

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Iberia Airbus A320

Featured Image: An Iberia Airbus A320 in Hamburg The Facts: Logo Alliance OneWorld Competitors Air Europa Fleet Count Around 145 (includes subsidiaries) Founded 1927 Frequent Flyer Program Iberia Plus Headquarters Madrid, Spain Hubs Adolfo Suárez Madrid–Barajas Airport Valencia Airport (Iberia Regional) Parent Company International Airlines Group (IAG) Skytrax Rating 4 (out of 5) Subsidiaries Iberia […]

Review: Korean Air Boeing 777 Prestige Class from Hong Kong to Seoul

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Korean Air Boeing 777-200

Featured Image: The Korean Air Boeing 777-200 in Hong Kong This post is a continuation of my first guest review series. For those of you who didn’t read the first and second reviews (from Detroit to Seoul in Delta One and Seoul to Hong Kong in Korean Air Prestige Class), I will briefly explain the […]

The Boeing 797 – What We Know Already

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Image Credit: CNN Many of you might be wondering what’s next for Boeing regarding aircraft development.   A lot of you might know that the 777X, a stretched and modernized version of the Boeing 777 will be introduced in 2020. The aircraft hasn’t “boomed” regarding orders as the 787 did, although that is to be […]

Airline Profile: WestJet

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WestJet Boeing 767

Featured Image: A WestJet Boeing 767-300 at Calgary International Airport The Facts: Logo Alliance N/A Competitors Air Canada Fleet Count Around 184 (Includes Subsidiaries) Founded 1996 Frequent Flyer Program WestJet Rewards Headquarters Calgary, Alberta Hubs Calgary International Airport (largest) Toronto Pearson International Airport Vancouver International Airport Parent Company N/A Skytrax Rating N/A Subsidiaries WestJet Encore […]