Airlines have long struggled to come up with an efficient way to board an aircraft and the boarding process can be the source of many passenger complaints as crowds of passengers clog the boarding lanes.
Frontier has announced another round of expansion, announcing six new routes. The new routes will all be seasonal as well as less than daily. The biggest expansion will be at Orlando International Airport with four
United Airlines, this week, has joined Jetblue Airways in raising their fees for checked bags. Both airlines will now charge customers $30 for the first checked bag. Second checked bags, on United, will cost $40
The recession of the early 1990s brought about numerous problems for airlines in the United States. The financial struggles that plagued the country’s airlines caused many to renegotiate contracts and cut costs to better compete
Air Chathams, a regional airline in New Zealand, has resumed a route suspended by national carrier Air New Zealand earlier this year. The route between Auckland and the Kapiti Coast was served by the national
ALM Antillean Airlines was founded on Aug. 1, 1964, as a division of the Dutch national carrier KLM. The Netherland Antilles were a constituent country under the Kingdom of the Netherlands and consisted of Curaçao,
United Airlines has added a new route to its expanding network. This Winter, the airline will be adding daily service between their hub at Washington Dulles to Miami International Airport. The service is seasonal for
Norwegian Air Shuttle has proved controversial since their introduction to the international market in 2013. In the United States especially, the airline has been met with criticism from legacy carriers and unions. Groups in the
Two U.S. airlines have resumed service to Haiti as of Sunday, after service was suspended due to civil unrest in the island nation. Both American Airlines and Delta Air Lines have resumed service to the Haitian
Ft. Lauderdale-based Silver Airways began new service between Boston and Bar Harbor this weekend. The seasonal flights will be operated daily using the airline’s 34-seat Saab 340s. The flights will run from July 1 to
In a surprising announcement, Etihad Airways will loan out pilots to rival U.A.E. carrier, Emirates. The move was confirmed by officials from Emirates Airline as a way to stifle the airline’s ongoing pilot shortage. The
Swoop, Canada’s newest airline, has unveiled its intentions to start flights to the United States. In an application to the US Department of Transportation, the airline has stated intentions to begin transborder flights in October.
A Jet2 flight from Belfast, Northern Ireland to Ibiza, Spain was forced to divert to Toulouse on last Friday afternoon after an unruly passenger was described as “aggressive” toward other passengers and the crew of
The Oneworld alliance has announced a new partnership to offer more global opportunities to its customers, particularly for its frequent flyers. The new initiative, oneworld Connect, will be launched with its first airline, Fiji Airways,
Canadian low-cost carrier WestJet has come to an agreement with pilots for its subsidiary Swoop to allow them to unionize. The agreement has come as the end of a months-long saga between WestJet and its
In the 1990s, Richard Branson and the Virgin Group were looking to expand into continental Europe. By this time, Branson’s Virgin Atlantic was a successful competitor to British Airways and the group was looking to