N199UW rests on the tarmac during a searing hot day in Phoenix

Aviation Trivia #113

Did you know that US Airways began its life under the name All American Airways in 1939? All American changed their name to Allegheny Airlines in 1953, Allegheny becoming one of the largest carriers in…




Alaska Airlines' new livery

Alaska’s New Double Miles Promotion

You’ve got to love Alaska’s Mileage Plan frequent flyer program. Mileage Plan is a huge part of what makes Alaska a great airline, with the being an example of Alaska’s broader commitment to making their…




My Trip So Far…

Hello from Europe! It’s been a long way (our trip here, SAN-DFW-AUS-FRA-MAD, spanned four days), but, after awesome flights in Condor and LATAM business class, I’m enjoying my first day in Madrid after flying in…


United 777-200 at LHR

Aviation Trivia #112

Did you know that Boeing delivered its 1500th 777? The 777-300ER, registered N2243U, was delivered to United, the first airline to operate the 777, with some fanfare today. The 777 is Boeing’s fourth best-selling jet,…