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American Airlines, British Airways Redevelop JFK’s Terminal 8

On Tuesday, American Airlines announced further plans to significantly enhance Terminal 8 at New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport. The carrier — partnered with British Airways on the project — will redevelop and expand to the existing terminal, not only bringing a world-class experience to its customers but will build upon the Atlantic Joint Business partners relationship. The project is made possible through a $400 million investment and has an end goal of creating a more seamless and efficient…

Lufthansa, MSC Group Interested In Majority Stake of ITA Airways

After years of being eschewed like a pariah by all major players in the commercial aviation arena, ITA Airways s.p.a — the airline that was born from the ashes of chronically loss-making Alitalia — has received an expression of interest for ownership of a majority stake by two large companies.…

Cathay Pacific Struggles Amid Government Travel Restrictions

Cathay Pacific revealed that it is not out of the woods, while the global aviation industry is experiencing a gradual recovery. Hong Kong’s flag carrier has unveiled the traffic figures for December, carrying 92,916 passengers — an increase of 130.6 %, compared to the same time last year. However, it…

How Mexican LCCs Volaris, Viva Aerobus Stand Out for Their…

Volaris and Viva Aerobus are Mexican low-cost airlines that have been standing out in the domestic and international market in recent months. The airlines have the two youngest fleets in the country and among the newest in North America. In recent years, the airlines have been working on their plans…

Emirates Resumes U.S. Flights Despite 5G Interruptions

Emirates has announced it will restore its full scheduled operations to all its U.S. destinations that were suspended last week based on Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and Boeing recommendations on possible interference between the 5G antennas and aircraft systems. The services resumption is also a result of telecommunication operators delaying…

Alitalia Could Return as a Subsidiary of ITA Airways

In the hearing at the Italian Transport Committee of the Chamber of Deputies a few days ago, ITA Airways President Alfredo Altavilla stated that the brand of old national airline Alitalia could be reused. The statement, however, comes after much pressure put on the "waste" of 90 million euros ($102…

Canada’s Lynx Air Begins Selling Tickets for April Launch

Lynx Air, Canada's newest ultra-low-cost carrier, will begin commercial flights in April, with tickets on sale now for seven domestic routes throughout the country. The Canadian airline has seven destinations in all, covering five locations and offering 39 weekly flights during the peak summer season. Lynx will compete with three…

Wichita Lands Amazon Flights Via Silver Airways

Amazon Air continues to grow as the airline has once again called on one of its operators to begin service to Wichita's Dwight D. Eisenhower National Airport. The airport saw the first Silver Airways ATR 72-500F make an arrival into the quiet Midwest airport on Thursday, with the airline touching…

Scoot Resumes Flights to Gold Coast

The first half of every year tends to be a slower period for travel as, and now even more so as the Covid-19 Omicron variant surges through the globe and continues to stall the aviation industry's recovery. And even though the Vaccinated Travel Lanes were successful in boosting recovery, a…

Trip Report: Traveling between Beijing and Guangzhou During COVID-19 and…

I traveled between Beijing and Guangzhou during this week, and the trip was unique since now is approaching the opening of the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympic Games, and Covid-19 was reappearing in China. Overall, the experience was still efficient, and airports and airlines did everything they can to ensure a…