Category: Aircraft

In Defense of Not Grounding the 737 MAX… Even Though It’s Now Grounded

When the 737 MAX operating Ethiopian Airlines flight 302 crashed on takeoff from Addis Ababa last Sunday, the pressure immediately began to mount. Since this accident happened during the same phase of flight as the Lion Air accident last year, the dots were instantly connected… even if they shouldn’t necessarily …

A Look Inside the Singapore Airlines A350-900ULR

Singapore Airlines re-launched its nonstop flight from Los Angeles to Singapore on November 2, and I headed over to LAX for the festivities.  Before you start thinking this is a trip report, let me stop you.  I didn’t go anywhere.  (And that’s a good thing since the inaugural had a …

JetBlue Supersizes Itself With A220 Order, A321 Upgauge

It wasn’t long ago that Airbus finalized its deal to take control of Bombardier’s CSeries aircraft program, so to celebrate, the aircraft has been renamed in the Airbus naming convention. Say hello to the A220. (No, it most certainly does not rattle off the tongue easily.) In what appears to …

A Video Walkthrough of Delta’s New A350

Last week, Delta brought its fancy new A350 to Los Angeles to show it off. The airline parked the airplane at the Flight Path Museum on the south side of LAX and invited media, travel agents, and others to come out and crawl around. Why? Well, starting July 2, the …

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