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    WestJet To Launch New Transatlantic Route From Halifax To Manchester

WestJet To Launch New Transatlantic Route From Halifax To Manchester

MIAMI – Canadian airline, WestJet, will be opening a new route from Halifax, Canada to Manchester, United Kingdom, starting from June 5, 2020. The flight will be operated four times a week using their Boeing 737-700 aircraft, which has a two-class config of 130 seats, split into 12 premium and 118 economy seats. The Transatlantic flight to North America will take only six hours and the flight from Halifax to Manchester

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    Delta Adds Routes To Miami, LATAM Moves In To JFK Terminal 4

Delta Adds Routes To Miami, LATAM Moves In To JFK Terminal 4

MIAMI – LATAM and Delta have ramped-up its pace towards the beginning of its new partnership with a terminal move in New York, and a network boost in Miami. In September, the Atlanta-based carrier signed a surprising $1.9 billion deal for a 20% stake of LATAM, following the failed attempt by American Airlines (AA) to secure a joint venture with the South American carrier. As part of the new deal,

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    Air Greenland Orders One Airbus A330-800neo

Air Greenland Orders One Airbus A330-800neo

MIAMI — Air Greenland has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Airbus for an order of one A330-800neo, becoming the third customer to ever place an order for the smallest variant of the A330neo family. The carrier plans to use the new-engined widebody to replace its 22-year-old A330-200, which was originally delivered to Sabena in September 1998. The new aircraft will “efficiently serve the needs of the community by

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    Spirit To Launch Nonstop Flights From Fort Lauderdale To Oakland

Spirit To Launch Nonstop Flights From Fort Lauderdale To Oakland

MIAMI — Low-Cost, fast-growing Airline Spirit Airlines plans to start flights from its base in Fort Lauderdale (FLL) to Oakland (OAK), starting on April 1, 2020, running daily for the entire summer season. Spirit will be the only carrier operating the route. Spirit started flying to OAK in 2011 and operates five routes to the West Coast destination: a four-daily rotation to Las Vegas (LAS), a twice daily rotation to

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    CALC Orders 40 Additional Airbus A321neo Aircraft

CALC Orders 40 Additional Airbus A321neo Aircraft

MIAMI – China’s first aircraft operating lessor, headquartered in Hong Kong, China Aircraft Leasing Group Holdings Limited (CALC), has placed a large order with Airbus for 40 additional A321neo aircraft. CALC has previously placed an order for 11 Airbus A321neos and, as part of this new deal, has converted 15 of its A320neo backlog to A321neo aircraft. This order brings CALC’s total A321neo order book to 66 of the type

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    Live: Air Canada Inaugurates First A220-300 In Montreal (+Video)

Live: Air Canada Inaugurates First A220-300 In Montreal (+Video)

MONTREAL — Air Canada has officially become North America’s launch operator of the Airbus A220-300. The Canadian flag carrier unveiled the new single-aisle jet to the public before its planned entry into service on January 16 on the busy Montreal-Calgary route. Air Canada took delivery of its first A220-300 on December 20, 2019. Since then, the airline has been testing the jet throughout its domestic network, getting its crew familiarized

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    Etihad Airways, easyJet Sign New Partnership Agreement

Etihad Airways, easyJet Sign New Partnership Agreement

LONDON – United Arab Emirates’ national airline Etihad Airways, based out of Abu Dhabi, announced that it has signed a new partnership agreement with the British low-cost carrier (LCC) easyJet. The new partnership, which commences immediately, will enable customers to purchase tickets through the easyJet worldwide website connecting the two carriers’ extensive destination networks, opening a new gateway for passengers to travel between Europe, Africa, the Azores and the United

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    Delta Flight 89 Dumps Fuel Over Los Angeles, Injures 31

Delta Flight 89 Dumps Fuel Over Los Angeles, Injures 31

MIAMI – In the afternoon of 14th January 2020, Delta Air Lines Flight 89 (DAL89) departed Los Angeles bound for Shanghai Pudong Airport in China. Shortly after departure, the aircraft experienced an engine malfunction, which resulted in the aircraft having immediately to return to Los Angeles. As the aircraft returned, the flight crew dumped fuel as the aircraft was well beyond its maximum landing weight. The aircraft is a 20-year-old Boeing

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    Flybe Secures Deal With British Government To Keep Afloat

Flybe Secures Deal With British Government To Keep Afloat

LONDON – Over the course of the past 24 hours, British based airline, Flybe, has been in many headlines as the airline is at the brink of collapsing, which if the airline does go under, would risk up to 2,000 jobs. Airways released an article yesterday outlining that if the airline does go under, as it covers over half of the United Kingdom’s domestic services, it would have a detrimental

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    Eastern Airways Revives E-Jets, Third To Be Delivered At End of Month

Eastern Airways Revives E-Jets, Third To Be Delivered At End of Month

LONDON – Since late 2018, British regional airline, Eastern Airways has not operated any Embraer E-Jet aircraft after it had its two Embraer E170’s withdrawn from use (WFU), but after just over a year hiatus, the aircraft will be making a comeback. Later this month the airline will be taking delivery of its third-ever E-Jet. The aircraft will be another Embraer E170(LR), LR meaning long-range, which this aircraft has a

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Confirmed: Ukraine International Airlines 737 Was Shot Down By Iranian Missile

  Confirmed: Ukraine International Airlines 737 Was Shot Down By Iranian Missile

MIAMI – On January 11, it was released in a statement by Iranian officials that the Ukraine International Airlines Boeing

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Delta Offers Glimpse Into Future of Traveling: Free Wi-Fi, Biometrics

  Delta Offers Glimpse Into Future of Traveling: Free Wi-Fi, Biometrics

MIAMI — This year’s CES trade show in Las Vegas, Nevada, saw the emergence of a somewhat unusual exhibitor: Delta

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Willie Walsh To Retire From IAG In March

  Willie Walsh To Retire From IAG In March

MIAMI — Willie Walsh, the Chief Executive Officer of International Airlines Group (IAG), will be stepping down from the helm

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Avianca Secures Turnaround Agreement, Retires Final A318

  Avianca Secures Turnaround Agreement, Retires Final A318

MIAMI – Avianca, Colombia’s flag carrier, has reached agreements with its creditors for fresh financing and a restructuring plan to

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Ukraine International Airlines Boeing 737-800 Crashes In Iran

  Ukraine International Airlines Boeing 737-800 Crashes In Iran

MIAMI – A Ukraine International Airlines Boeing 737-800 has crashed shortly after takeoff from Tehran in the early hours of

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Biman Bangladesh Re-inaugurates Manchester After Long Hiatus

  Biman Bangladesh Re-inaugurates Manchester After Long Hiatus

LONDON – More successful route progress has come from Manchester Airport following the re-inauguration of Biman Bangladesh Airlines’ services to

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Spirit Firms Up 100 Airbus A320neo, Expands Into Colombian Market

  Spirit Firms Up 100 Airbus A320neo, Expands Into Colombian Market

Article Written by Jamie Clarke & James Field LONDON – Airbus announced that the Fort Lauderdale-based low-cost carrier (LCC) Spirit

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American Airlines & British Airways Officially Mark the Start of the JFK Redevelopment Plan

  American Airlines & British Airways Officially Mark the Start of the JFK Redevelopment Plan

LONDON – On Monday 6th January 2020, Atlantic Joint Business partners American Airlines and British Airways announced the start of the

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