Spirit Airlines Announces Inaugural Milwaukee Service

Ultra low fare carrier Spirit Airlines has announced plans to to begin service from Milwaukee’s Mitchell International Airport in June. The 8th-largest U.S. carrier is headquartered in Miramar (metro Miami), Florida, operating a fleet of Airbus aircraft more than 500 times daily to 78 destinations in the U.S., Caribbean and Latin America. Spirit will offerContinue reading “Spirit Airlines Announces Inaugural Milwaukee Service”

Passenger Traffic Plummets at MSP in 2020

It comes as no surprise, but the extreme drop in the number of airline passengers worldwide in 2020 due to the coronavirus pandemic is still mind-boggling. After ten consecutive years of year-over-year passenger growth, last year saw a 62 percent reduction in airline travelers at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport. MSP served a record 39-millionContinue reading “Passenger Traffic Plummets at MSP in 2020”

2020 Stats Show that Flying Remains Incredibly Safe

Global aviation consulting firm to70 has released a report about aviation safety in 2020. According to the company which is headquartered in The Hague in The Netherlands with offices around the globe, there were 40 large commercial aircraft accidents last year, five of which included fatalities. And despite there being a 42% reduction in theContinue reading “2020 Stats Show that Flying Remains Incredibly Safe”

United Airlines Returning to JFK with Los Angeles and San Francisco Non-stops

If you’re an avgeek or just someone who enjoys following news from the airline industry, you might be surprised by the news that United Airlines has announced its “return” to serving John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York City. And you’d be even more surprised to learn that United hasn’t flown from JFK forContinue reading “United Airlines Returning to JFK with Los Angeles and San Francisco Non-stops”

To Fly, or Not to Fly. THAT is the Question.

There has never been a more confusing time when it comes to flying. While most people have decided that now is not the time to take a vacation, there are still those among us, be it business or leisure travelers who are taking to the skies for a multitude of reasons. Whether this is smartContinue reading “To Fly, or Not to Fly. THAT is the Question.”