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Causes and Effects of the Auckland Fuel Crisis

September 22, 2017 John McDermott 0

A damaged fuel pipe that services Auckland International (AKL) burst last week, causing the cancellation of hundreds of flights into and out of New Zealand’s largest airport. An investigation found that a digger driver removing […]

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Ryanair Cuts Hundreds Of Flights After Messing Up Pilot Vacations

September 18, 2017 John McDermott 0

Ryanair has cancelled thousands of flights over six weeks, including 82 on Sunday, after admitting it has “messed up” the planning of holidays for its pilots. It says that 40-50 flights will be cancelled every […]

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Pakistan International Airlines literally lost an Airbus A310

September 17, 2017 Nick McGowan 1

While Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) has had a rich and colorful history, with incidents at the airline making dreams come true for headline writers, very few can live up to this: the Parliament of Pakistan […]

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Hainan Airlines begins Beijing – Belgrade service

September 17, 2017 Hub Writers 0

Hainan Airlines has commenced operations between Belgrade and Beijing via Prague, being the first direct service between the two capitals in 17 years. Furthermore, the airline becomes the first Chinese carrier to maintain service to […]

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Photos: Delta’s 747 visits Minneapolis after Detroit construction

September 16, 2017 Alec Mollenhauer 0

Construction on runway 4R/22L, a 12,000 foot runway at Detroit’s airport, has led to some interesting routings for Delta’s 747s to Asia the past couple of days. The interesting routings began on Tuesday, September 12th […]

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Icelandair announces flights to Dallas

September 15, 2017 Hub Writers 0

Icelandair will start flights between the Icelandic capital of Reykjavik and Dallas, Texas. The new route will be operated by one of Icelandair’s Boeing 757-200 and will operate 4 times a week. The new announcement […]

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Miami, Orlando airports reopen after Hurricane Irma

September 12, 2017 Hub Writers 0

Miami International Airport (MIA) and Orlando International Airport (MCO) have announced they will be resuming limited flight services on Tuesday, September 12th. The international and regional airports closed their doors and suspended inbound and outbound […]

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Hurricane Irma: Atlanta cancels 1200 flights, Charlotte hit, Florida airports still closed

September 11, 2017 Nick McGowan 0

Have you been affected by Hurricane Irma? Tell us your story at layoverhub@gmail.com. Read yesterday’s update here. Hurricane Irma marks its third day shutting down airports in Florida today, paralyzing traffic across the Southern United […]

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Hurricane Irma: 12,500 flight cancellations and counting, Miami closed Monday

September 10, 2017 Nick McGowan 0

Have you been impacted by Hurricane Irma? Tell us your story at layoverhub@gmail.com. Read yesterday’s report here. Over 12,500 flights have been canceled by Hurricane Irma as it wrecks havoc on Florida for the second […]

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Photos: United unveils Boeing 767 Polaris product

September 9, 2017 Nick McGowan 0

Yesterday, United Airlines operated its first flight with a Boeing 767-300ER equipped with the airline’s new Polaris Business Class product, flying between Newark and London Heathrow as UA110. N644UA was the first aircraft to be […]

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Cathay Pacific adds Dublin to its network

September 3, 2017 Hub Writers 0

Cathay Pacific have announced their new route from Dublin to Hong Kong. Starting June 2, 2018, and the route will be operated year round by brand new Airbus A350-900 aircraft. This is a historic move […]

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Developing: Switzerland Grants UAE 5th Freedom Rights To Mexico

September 1, 2017 John McDermott 3

Switzerland’s Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has granted a UAE request to operate fifth freedom services between Switzerland. This could allow Emirati carriers to operate up to fourteen (14) Geneva to Mexico services weekly. The Fifth […]

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Hurricane Harvey: Airlines begin aid flights

August 29, 2017 Nick McGowan 0

Are you affected by the storm? Tell us your story at layoverhub@gmail.com. Houston’s George Bush Intercontinental Airport has begun to come to life over the past two days, not as a passenger airport, but as a […]

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Trip Report: China Airlines A330-300 Economy Class, Tokyo – Taipei

August 23, 2017 Nick McGowan 0

There are nine carriers operating between Tokyo and Taipei, most of them operating between Tokyo’s Narita International Airport and Taipei’s Taoyuan International Airport. Of the four largest carriers operating the route (Japan’s ANA and Japan […]

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Dubai Airport Sets Passenger Record In July

August 22, 2017 John McDermott 0

Dubai International Airport (DXB) set a new record in monthly traffic last July. The airport saw a 5.9% growth in passenger traffic to hit 8,065,789 million people passing through the airport in the month of […]

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Eclipse 2017: What does it mean for Aviation?

August 16, 2017 Jack Sann 0

A total solar eclipse viewed from TSE 2015 eclipse observation flight “EFLIGHT 2015 MAX” at 37,000 feet above the Arctic Ocean. Due to the fact that the path of totality only found landfall on two […]

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China Airlines: Asia’s Blossoming Airline

August 16, 2017 Nick McGowan 0

We’re flying with China Airlines between Tokyo, Taipei and Bangkok. We are sharing a profile of China Airlines in anticipation of our trip; check back soon for our trip reports! China Airlines’ motto Journey with […]

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LaGuardia’s $4 Billion Revamp is Underway

August 10, 2017 Kristina Harrington 0

This past Tuesday, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo and Ed Bastian, Delta’s CEO, attended the groundbreaking of the new LGA terminal. In a statement, Governor Cuomo said, “LaGuardia is a pillar of New York’s transportation […]

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United Adds New Routes and Increased Service to Ski Destinations for Winter

August 8, 2017 Max Trimm 0

Tuesday morning, United Airlines announced yet another large expansion, and this time to it’s highly-seasonal “ski destinations,” which thrive in the Winter months with skiers from across the country and planet. Each Winter, millions of […]