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Alaska’s Second Quarterly Report Show Smaller Losses, Increased Revenue

Alaska Airlines recently held an earnings call and announced its second quarterly reports for 2021, citing a net income of $397 million compared to last year’s net loss of $214 million at the peak of the COVID-19 ordeal. Additionally, the airline posted a net loss for this year’s second quarter of $38 million excluding any outside factors or adjustments, compared to a net loss of $439 million in last year’s second quarter.  Operating cash flow for the second quarter of…

Aeromexico Seeks to Add 12 Boeing 737 MAXs to Its…

Aeroméxico is currently working to incorporate new aircraft into its fleet with plans to add 12 new Boeing 737 MAX aircraft in the coming months, with the first arrival planned for October. In a press release, the Mexican carrier stated that these orders were in addition to the 28 that…

Airbus Delivers First A350 from Widebody Center in China

The quick development of China's aerospace and aviation industry has pushed it down the path to becoming one of the world's largest aviation markets in the years ahead, as the world has seen the nation inch forward with the recent manufacturing of a next-generation widebody aircraft by the Commercial Aircraft…

Spirit Adds Routes to Prepare For Fall, Winter Seasons

While the summer travel season is at its mid-season peak, several major airlines continue to rebuild and expand their route networks to maximize connectivity and capture as much of the market as possible. In an industry known for being cutthroat and having fierce competition, Spirit’s ultra-low-cost strategy continues to lead…

JetBlue Strengthens its Northeast Presence With 35 New Routes

On Tuesday, JetBlue Airways announced a multi-country network expansion, including four new destinations, more nonstop options from LaGuardia and service to London, Honduras and Canada. With 35 new routes, the airline is recovering from the pandemic quickly and strengthening its powerful Northeast Alliance in Boston and New York. JetBlue Announces…

The Evolution of Airline Safety Videos

The summer holiday travel season – usually when there is a significant surge in demand for air travel – is officially in session, but this summer will be different than past ones. Many passengers are enthusiastic and eager to leave their homes and travel for leisure. For most, it is…

Clark International Airport’s New Terminal Set to Open Soon

Even though the aviation industry is not out of the woods, the Philippines hasn’t stopped developing its aviation facilities amid the pandemic. The new terminal of Clark International Airport, located in the northern Philippines, has been completed. Rodrigo Duterte, the president of the Philippines, called the new terminal a “massive…

A Look at Frenchbee’s Premium Economy Class

Part of Paris-based Frenchbee's low-cost strategy is to eliminate business class. The company has instead opted for a two-class cabin with 376 economy seats and 35 premium seats. While its premium is not the luxury seen on a legacy carrier, it offers comfort and relaxation for an affordable price. Here…

SWISS Shifts Focus To Leisure Travel, Sustainability

Swiss International Airlines is reshaping its once-sprawling global network to focus more on vacation destinations as leisure travelers become more important post-pandemic. The airline is set to fly to the Egyptian resort of Sharm el-Sheikh as part of its ongoing transition towards a leisure focus, launching weekly services connecting Geneva…

Porter Airlines Looking For Pastures New With Embraer E195-E2 Order

In an unexpected move that has revitalized the hopes of fledgling Canadian carrier Porter Airlines, an order for 30 Embraer E195-E2 aircraft with an option for 50 further units has been announced by the Toronto City Airport-based airline and the Brazilian aircraft manufacturer. The Embraer E195-E2, nicknamed “The Profit Maker,”…