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A jetBlue Embraer E190 departs from Boston Logan Airport (Photo: Greg Linton)

JetBlue Launches ‘GreenUp’ Initiative

In celebration of Earth Month, JetBlue announced its annual environmental campaign “GreenUp,” formerly “One Thing That’s Green.” Through the program, the airline is providing opportunities for customers, crew members and community to donate and engage in efforts to help preserve the environment. JetBlue For Good, the airline’s platform for social impact, is coordinating a variety of environmentally-focused initiatives in its focus cities of New York, Boston, Fort Lauderdale, Orlando and Los Angeles. GreenUp will include events in Puerto Rico as…

Air Belgium Announces Commencement of Service

Air Belgium, an airline based in Belgium, will launch its online reservation platform on Tuesday, April 3, at 9 a.m. Beginning April 30, the airline will be offering direct flights to Hong Kong, with additional destinations in China to be added in the summer. Tickets as of tomorrow will be…

United Airlines and Air New Zealand Announce New Service to…

Air New Zealand announced new nonstop service between Auckland and Chicago beginning Nov. 30. This new route will deepen the joint venture relationship that United Airlines and Air New Zealand currently have. In addition, United's current seasonal service from San Francisco to Auckland will be extended to year-round service beginning…

Delta Announces Domestic Route Additions from Salt Lake City and…

Delta announced Tuesday morning that the airline will begin service between the airline’s hub at Salt Lake City International Airport (SLC) and El Paso, Texas, beginning October 1. The flight will be operated by a CRJ-900 aircraft. "Transportation is essential to a growing community such as ours, we welcome the…

Qantas Introduces New Menu Items to Reduce Jet Lag

Qantas released its new menu for some long-haul flights with the goal of reducing jet lag. Some of these new items aboard Qantas’ new 787 Dreamliner from Perth to London include poke bowls and herbal tea designed especially for Qantas and go hand-in-hand with the jet-lag reducing features on Boeing's…

Lufthansa and Munich Airport Introduce Humanoid Robot

Lufthansa and Munich Airport have started testing of a humanoid robot in Terminal 2 of the airport. The robot, given the name “Josie Pepper,” is there to provide information and answer questions for passengers in Terminal 2. Passengers can ask for directions to their gate or certain shops or restaurants,…

Air Canada Debuts New Ad Highlighting Team Canada and the…

Air Canada released a new ad, right after flying 750 members of Team Canada’s Olympic team to PyeongChang. This ad celebrates Team Canada and was featured in the broadcast of the Olympic Opening Ceremony. The ad, “Our Time,” features Team Canada athletes and the different values of Canada that makes…

Japan Airlines Expands Codeshare Agreements with Alaska Airlines and Qatar…

Japan Airlines has announced that it will be expanding its existing codeshare agreements with Alaska Airlines and Qatar Airways, allowing customers of all airlines to have more access to cities that the airlines serve around the world. The Japanese flag-carrier first entered into the codeshare agreement with Alaska Airlines in June…

Airbus A350-1000 Embarks on Demonstration Tour in the Middle East…

The Airbus A350-1000, the newest addition to Airbus’ widebody family, has begun its three-week demonstration tour to the Middle East and Asia-Pacific Region. This tour comes in the wake of the aircraft’s successful flight test campaign, ending with joint EASA and FAA type certifications, and is right ahead of the…

Qantas Opens Its Schedule for New Melbourne to San Francisco…

Qantas has announced that September 1 will be the start date for its new Melbourne to San Francisco service, with ticket sales starting on Friday, January 19. The flight will be operated by a Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner, which Qantas hopes will allow it to maximize its margins given the aircraft's…