July 6, 2022
Industry
Airlines

Eastern Airlines Comes Back: New Logo, JFK Hub, Triple Sevens

MIAMI — The Eastern Air Lines brand seems to be far from gone and forgotten. The iconic and historic airline name will—pending on DOT approval—take off on point-to-point missions to the Caribbean, South America, and even Asia. In a letter addressed to the airline’s employees, current Eastern Airlines CEO, Steve Harfst, noted that “in support […]

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Southwest Turns Hawaiian: Scheduled Routes To, From, Within The Islands

MIAMI — Southwest Airlines has expanded its frontiers over to Hawaii by opening new routes to, from, and within the islands. The carrier has announced an all-new service from Sacramento (SMF) to Honolulu (HNL); from Oakland (OAK) and San Jose (SJC) to both Lihue (LIH) and Kona (KOA); and Southwest’s first-ever intra-island service between Kona […]

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Delta Returns To Gatwick, Boosts UK-US Capacity With Virgin Atlantic

MIAMI—Delta Air Lines, together with its British joint venture partner, Virgin Atlantic, will be boosting capacity in the US-UK market by 15% next summer. Both carriers will be increasing capacity on routes between New York, Boston, Los Angeles, Seattle, and London, as well as launching an all-new route to London’s second busiest airport, Gatwick. Both […]

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Airlines Airports

Paine Field Airport Continues To Grow: New Flights To Spokane

MIAMI — Alaska Airlines will be adding a tenth destination from its recently opened base at Paine Field Airport (PAE). The carrier has announced today that new flights to Spokane will launch on November 4. The new PAE passenger terminal opened its doors in March, welcoming more than 300,000 Alaska Airlines passengers. This airport has […]

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Norwegian Air Cuts All Transatlantic Routes From Ireland To North America

MIAMI — Norwegian Air will axe its transatlantic routes from Ireland to the United States starting September 15. The low-cost carrier will discontinue its routes from Dublin (DUB), Cork (CRK), and Shannon (SNN), to Hamilton (YHM), Newburgh (SWF), and Providence (PVD), putting at risk more than 130 jobs that the airline has based its three […]

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TAP Portugal Adds 15 More Flights To North America

MIAMI — TAP Portugal continues to grow into the North American market by adding 15 flights to the United States and Canada, rounding up to 71 weekly flights to the airline’s base in Lisbon. According to TAP, its growth marks a whopping 344% as compared to the number of frequencies it had in 2015. The […]

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Turkish Airlines Confirms Nonstop Flight To Mexico City, Cancun

MIAMI — Turkish Airlines has confirmed its intentions to link its new Istanbul Airport with Mexico City and Cancun with its brand-new Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner. This flight, scheduled to launch on August 22, represents the first nonstop connection between Mexico and a Middle Eastern destination. Even though the carrier has advertised that the flight will […]

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American Airlines To Africa: New Route To Casablanca

MIAMI — American Airlines will be expanding its ever-growing route network into the African continent with an all-new flight to Casablanca, Morocco. The carrier unveiled its 2020 international schedule today, announcing a myriad of new routes to Africa, Eastern Europe, and Israel. The biggest surprise is the opening of the carrier’s first-ever African destination. American […]

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Delta Receives Last Boeing Airplane, The Future Is All Airbus

MIAMI — Delta Air Lines took delivery of its very last factory-fresh Boeing aircraft—the 130th 737-900(ER) to join its fleet. From now on, what used to be one of Boeing’s largest customers, has only scheduled for delivery brand-new Airbus planes. Delta ordered the Boeing 737-900(ER) three times—100 planes in August 2011, further 20 in December […]

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Avianca To Name Anko van der Werff As New CEO

MIAMI — Colombian flag carrier, Avianca, is set to name Anko van der Werff as its new CEO. Following last month’s sudden resignation of former CEO, Hernan Rincon, and the major shakeup that saw the airline’s major shareholder, German Efromocich ousted as Chairman of the Board, van der Werff arrives in the midst of an […]

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