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September 24, 2021

Delta Air Lines is pushing the idea of a 'No-Fly' list, similar to a terrorist no-fly list...for unruly passengers in wake of the epidemic of incidents on board flights.Kristen Manion Taylor, S.V.P. - InFlight Service, and Eric Phillips, S.V.P. – ACS and Cargo Operations, sent the memos to their ...

September 24, 2021

United Airlines has  announced it is giving customers even more flexibility when they need to rebook their travel by helping them to find and use their travel credits. United is the only airline to make it easy for customers to use their credits by automatically displaying them as a payment ...

September 23, 2021

The rate of unruly passenger incidents on commercial flights has dropped sharply since the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) launched its Zero Tolerance campaign but the rate remains too high, according to new data released today. “Our work is having an impact and the trend is moving in the right direction. ...

September 22, 2021

In a statement today, American Airlines Chairman and CEO Doug Parker responded to the U.S. Department of Justice’s misguided lawsuit against American and JetBlue’s Northeast Alliance (NEA):“Last summer, American and JetBlue announced an innovative alliance to increase competition in the Northeast. In just a few months, the Northeast Alliance ...

September 21, 2021

Seattle Kraken fans who wear the teams' jersey can board early on all Alaska Airlines flights departing Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (SEA) and Paine Field (PAE) this season.It's been over a year since the Kraken name and brand was unveiled, providing a sneak peek at the jersey's colors and overall ...

September 20, 2021

Emirates is increasing flight frequencies in the U.S. market to a number of destinations in October.The airline has been building up connectivity in response to growing customer demand on the back of rising travel confidence and the easing of international travel protocols. There has also been a growing interest ...

September 20, 2021

Avelo Airlines has started service from Sonoma County – Las Vegas. One-way introductory fares starting at $29* can be booked at AveloAir.com on flights through January 11, 2022.The flight operates four days per week utilizing Boeing Next Generation 737-800 aircraft. The inaugural nonstop flight from Charles M. Schulz-Sonoma County ...

September 19, 2021

British Airways has become the airline’s first ever passenger flight to be powered directly by sustainable aviation fuel (SAF).The airline teamed up with Heathrow, air traffic service provider NATS, fuel giant bp, Glasgow Airport and Airbus to operate the short carbon neutral flight, which departed Heathrow at 10.36 on ...

September 19, 2021

American Airlines has announced that it has entered into a letter of intent to further solidify its partnership with GOL, Brazil’s largest airline. Building on the two carriers’ initial codeshare offering in 2020, the expanded partnership includes an exclusive codeshare agreement, a larger and more lucrative joint SMILES and AAdvantage® ...

September 18, 2021

British Airways has announced that it will be adding the islands of São Miguel and Terceira in the beautiful Azores archipelago to its Heathrow short-haul network from next summer.Flights to the two new summer hotspots will operate once a week, with São Miguel launching on July 2 until September ...

September 17, 2021

United Airlines announced today that new service between Washington, D.C. and Lagos, Nigeria will begin November 29 (subject to government approval).The airline will operate three weekly flights connecting the U.S. capital to Nigeria's largest city, which is also the top Western African destination for U.S-based travelers. Tickets will be ...

September 16, 2021

The upcoming FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 is going to be remarkable in so many ways and now the official MATCH Hospitality “early bird” flights programme exclusively guarantees your seats on Qatar Airways, granting priority access to your first choice of flights to the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™.So ...

September 16, 2021

KLM will NOT require its employees to get vaccinated as a requirement to work for the carrier. But, unvaccinated workers will be limited to which countries they can fly to (based on that country's vaccine rules).On Tuesday, KLM has requested that all KLM flight personnel who are not vaccinated ...

September 15, 2021

Emirates, has announced today that it will introduce the first scheduled commercial Airbus A380 service between Dubai and Istanbul, Turkey from October 1st. For the first time, travellers to and from Turkey will have the opportunity to regularly enjoy the experience of flying on this iconic double-decker jumbo jet.Emirates will ...

September 15, 2021

Breeze Airways has agreed with Airbus on an order for 20 A220 planes while also unveiling its new livery.This previously undisclosed order for 20 brings Breeze’s total order book to 80 A220-300s, the first of which will be delivered in Q4 2021.The aircraft’s fresh paint job was completed at ...

September 14, 2021

Finnair is meeting the increased travel demand by adding frequencies and destinations in its network to Europe, Asia and North America for the upcoming winter season.Finnair continues to serve its key Asian destinations, flying daily to Tokyo, Seoul and Bangkok, and offers multiple weekly frequencies to Singapore and Hong ...

September 14, 2021

Tom Nealon, 60, has decided to retire from his duties as President of Southwest Airlines effective immediately, but will continue to serve the Company as a strategic advisor, focusing primarily on the airline's environmental sustainability and carbon emissions reduction plan. Nealon has held numerous leadership positions during his tenure with ...

September 14, 2021

Porter Airlines officially returns to the skies, almost 18 months after suspending flights due to COVID-19 public health and travel restrictions.Flights to Toronto, Montreal, Ottawa and Thunder Bay are the first to restart. Other Canadian destinations starting within the next 10 days are Halifax, Quebec City, St. John’s, NL, ...

September 14, 2021

Virgin Atlantic has announced a further extension to the timeframe for customers to maintain their Flying Club tier status.  Members will receive an additional six months, as the airline continues to increase flexibility for its loyal customers.In recognition of the continued impact Covid-19 has had on its customers’ ability ...

September 13, 2021

Hawaiian Airlines is reconnecting Honolulu (HNL) and American Samoa (PPG) by resuming nonstop flights between Hawai‘i and the U.S. Territory this week.Hawaiian, which suspended its twice-weekly HNL-PPG service at the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic in March 2020, will be offering two flights per month starting on Monday through ...

September 13, 2021

The celebration for the return of professional football continues at Alaska Airlines, where the Seattle-based airline unveiled its fourth Russell Wilson livery.The Boeing 737-900ER aircraft was introduced to fans waiting for a flight from Seattle (SEA) to Indianapolis (IND)."When we can celebrate Russell Wilson in the stands and in ...

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