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Etihad's A380 lands at London Heathrow (Photo: AirlineGeeks | William Derrickson)

No Quarantine Required on Select U.S.-Abu Dhabi Etihad Flights

Two weeks ago, the United Arab Emirates added the United States to its "Green List," officially allowing quarantine-free travel between the two nations. To celebrate the new travel corridor, Etihad Airways is offering a flash sale to Americans who want to visit the United Arab Emirates capital of Abu Dhabi this year.  Etihad Flash Sale From June 7-10, Americans can take advantage of Etihad's $699 economy fares and $3,499 business class fares from Chicago's O'Hare, Washington Dulles and New York's…

U.S., U.K. Airlines Call For Eased Travel Restrictions

On Monday, Reuters reported that the leaders of several airlines in the United States and the United Kingdom have called on their respective governments to ease travel restrictions between the two countries. The CEOs of Delta Air Lines, American Airlines, United Airlines, JetBlue Airways and British Airways agree that the high vaccination…

Air Montenegro To Launch Inaugural Flight on June 10

Just six months after the demise of Montenegro Airlines in December 2020, the country has a new national carrier ready to fly: Air Montenegro. Incorporated as "ToMontenegro," but marketed as Air Montenegro, the airline secured €4,000,000 ($4.9 million) for startup costs back in January. Now, after a speedy setup, the…

Qatar Airways Expands U.S. Operation with Over 85 Weekly Flights

Qatar Airways is finally getting its operation back to pre-pandemic levels. Beginning June 1, the airline will resume service to Atlanta four times weekly and have 12 gateways into the United States – two more than before COVID-19 disrupted the industry. The announcement also revealed increased frequency to six other…

Onboard Breeze Airways’ Inaugural Flight from Tampa to Charleston

After months of excitement and anticipation, the long-awaited Breeze Airways has officially launched! On May 27, Breeze flew its inaugural flight from Tampa International Airport to Charleston International Airport. Both cities will serve as two of Breeze’s four East Coast bases with New Orleans and Norfolk being the other two.…

United Airlines Creates Sweepstakes For Vaccinated Travelers

Over the past couple of weeks, the White House has been asking businesses to encourage Americans to get vaccinated against the coronavirus. Boosts on Bumble, free beer from Budweiser and $10 Cincinnati Reds tickets are just a few ways companies are getting involved in the vaccination effort. Now, United Airlines…

British Airways Adds Sleep Pods to Lounges

On Monday, British Airways opened its brand new “Forty Winks” sleep lounge at London Heathrow International Airport. The lounge will feature complimentary meals and nap pods for eligible customers, including Club World travelers. British Airways wants to support its customers’ pre-flight health and wellness needs with the new lounge. Only…

United Plans 80% of Pre-Pandemic Flying

With travel demand booming, United Airlines has announced additions to its summer flight schedule. On Monday, the Chicago-based carrier said it is adding over 400 daily flights in July and increasing service to many re-opened European cities. These additions put United's domestic schedule near pre-pandemic levels. The carrier plans to operate…

American Set to Reopen Admirals Clubs Locations

As travel rebounds, American Airlines is reopening many of its Admirals Club lounges and adding enhancements to make customers feel comfortable at the airport. By Memorial Day weekend, the airline will fully open 27 lounges across 21 U.S. cities, most of which will have innovative touchless technology and offer healthy…

U.S. Airlines Ditch Covid-Era Ticket Flexibility

The COVID-19 vaccine has breathed new life into the American airline industry. People are finally beginning to feel comfortable flying again, and carriers are seeing a significant increase in future bookings. However, the surge in bookings and potential travel boom has led many airlines to ditch Covid-era ticket flexibility and…