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The American Airlines MD80 is Retiring

The American Airlines MD80 is Retiring

American Airlines will retire the last of its McDonnell Douglas MD-80 aircraft on Wednesday, September 4th, saying goodbye to the carrier that has been used for decades. The history of the MD80 The MD80 first entered commercial service in 1980. It was McDonnell Douglas’ stretched version of the DC-9. After Boeing acquired McDonnell Douglas in […]

Posted on September 4, 2019 by in Travel Deals, Travel News

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Cathay Pacific chairman resigns weeks after the resignation of the CEO

Cathay Pacific chairman resigns weeks after the resignation of the CEO

Hong Kong’s Cathay Pacific Airways said on Wednesday that its Chairman John Slosar had resigned from the board. He will be replaced by Patrick Healy, a long-time executive at the airline’s top shareholder Swire Pacific Ltd. The resignation of Slosar follows the departure of CEO Rupert Hogg last month after the Chinese aviation regulator increased […]

Posted on September 4, 2019 by in Travel Deals, Travel News

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Norwegian Airlines hopes to delay its debt!

Norwegian Airlines hopes to delay its debt!

At the beginning of the year, the airline announced a restructuring and new funding, though that can only get them so far. In addition to their questionable business decisions, they also haven’t been very fortunate in terms of their fleet consisting largely of 787-9s and 737 MAX 8s, as both of those aircraft types have […]

Posted on September 3, 2019 by in Travel Deals, Travel News

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The InterContinental Maldives Maamunagau Resort opens

The InterContinental Maldives Maamunagau Resort opens

The InterContinental Hotel Group (IHG) has just opened its latest property, the InterContinental Maldives Maamunagau Resort, on the 1st of September 2019. Situated on the picturesque Maamunagau Island, at the southern tip of Raa Atoll, the InterContinental Maldives is surrounded by a stunning natural lagoon in the Indian Ocean. This new resort sits in one […]

Posted on September 3, 2019 by in Travel Deals, Travel News

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American Airlines extended Boeing 737 Max cancellations until December

American Airlines extended Boeing 737 Max cancellations until December

American Airlines is removing the grounded 737 Max from its schedule into December. However, the airline still plans to fly the plane during the busy holiday travel season. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) continues to assess the aircraft following two fatal crashes. “American Airlines remains confident that impending software updates to the Boeing 737 MAX, along […]

Posted on September 2, 2019 by in Travel Deals, Travel News

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