Top Airlines in the World? What Do You Think?

As it does annually, AirlineRatings.com has announced its list of the world’s best airlines for 2021. This, of course, doesn’t mean that these are the world’s best airlines or that there aren’t many other superb carriers, as that is a totally subjective determination, but the website’s editors have conferred internally, as well as taken inContinue reading “Top Airlines in the World? What Do You Think?”

With Increased Travel Demand Delta to Add Airbus & Boeing Aircraft to Fleet

With its CEO Ed Bastian calling it “….an investment in Delta’s future”, the Atlanta-based airline has announced agreements that will add 29 used Boeing 737-900ERs and seven used Airbus A350-900s to its fleet. Delta has a long history of entering into lucrative contracts for previously owned aircraft, while at the same time improving fuel efficiencyContinue reading “With Increased Travel Demand Delta to Add Airbus & Boeing Aircraft to Fleet”

Summer Traffic at MSP Airport is Booming

The Metropolitan Airports Commission (MAC) is reporting a dramatic increase in summer travel demand as the number of available flights, and carrier reported advance bookings continues to spike. Thanks to strong confidence in the COVID-19 vaccines, Minnesotans and the majority of Upper Midwest residents have been innoculated, leading to a mass desire to get outContinue reading “Summer Traffic at MSP Airport is Booming”

Allegiant Airlines is Finally Coming to the Twin Cities

After many years of offering unique routings from several Upper Midwest cities but avoiding flights from the very competitive environment at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport, Las Vegas-based Allegiant Airlines has announced it’s coming to town this fall. The closest Allegiant has come to MSP has been seasonal service from St. Cloud Regional Airport toContinue reading “Allegiant Airlines is Finally Coming to the Twin Cities”

Twin Cities to Iceland Route is Hot With Return of Icelandair Flights

While the COVID-19 pandemic realistically is far from over, though too many people think that it is, the ability of fully vaccinated Americans to vacation overseas has thankfully returned. The first European destination to open up post-COVID is Iceland, and this otherworldly island nation is seemingly overnight experiencing a resurgence of U.S. visitors. On JuneContinue reading “Twin Cities to Iceland Route is Hot With Return of Icelandair Flights”