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British Airways Increases Flights to Portland and Pittsburgh

British Airways is increasing its flights to Portland, Oregon (PDX) and Pittsburgh (PIT) for the 2023 summer season. The British carrier continues to strengthen its offering in the United States from London Heathrow (LHR), the company's most important intercontinental market. Portland, Oregon (PDX) In June of this year, British Airways inaugurated its 26th destination in the United States with an unprecedented service between London Heathrow (LHR) and Portland (PDX) with five flights a week on Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner. From March…

Mexico: Viva Aerobus Inaugurates Flights Between Toluca and Puerto Vallarta

On November 14 Viva Aerobus inaugurated its flights between Toluca International Airport (AIT) and Puerto Vallarta (PVR). This is the company's fourth domestic destination inaugurated at AIT this year, the low-cost airline is the second airline to offer service from the three airports in the Mexico City metropolitan area. "We…

Three Canadian Carriers Resume Flights to Puerto Rico to Expand…

With the start of the 2022/2023 boreal winter season, three Canadian airlines resumed operations to Puerto Rico. Carlos Mercado Santiago, executive director of the Puerto Rico Tourism Company (PRTC), celebrated the arrival of these airlines at the Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport (SJU). "The restart of this service during the…

United Resumes Flights to Cuba After More Than Two Years

United resumed operations between the United States and Cuba after a suspension of more than two and a half years. The airline will provide the only non-stop service between the state of Texas and the Caribbean nation. The carrier's last operation in Cuba, was on March 28, 2020, on a…

Frontier Releases Unlimited “Go Wild” Pass

Remember when American Airlines sold an all-you-can-fly lifetime pass for just $250,000? Then ended up revoking them because, well, allowing the most avid frequent fliers, who have the cash ready, to fly as much as they want wherever they want for a fixed price is not usually a good business…

Major U.S. Carriers Prepare for Busiest Thanksgiving Holiday since 2019

With the removal of most if not all travel restrictions after the COVID pandemic U.S. airlines are expecting the busiest Thanksgiving in three years. Thanksgiving falls on Thursday, Nov. 24 and traditionally the busiest day to travel is the Sunday following the holiday as well as the Wednesday prior to…

Interview: Tamarack Aerospace Group On Active Winglet Technology

The story of flight is the story of technology, and more specifically, the advancement of technology. From the sands of Kitty Hawk to the asphalt of Los Angeles International Airport, evolution is the word best suited to describe aviation. Buried beneath the materials, powerplants and control systems of today lay…

British Airways Opens its Route to Cincinnati

Starting June 5, 2023, British Airways will have a new non-stop service between London's Heathrow Airport and Cincinnati. The company will serve more than 300 transatlantic flights per week by next summer, the most of any British carrier. Cincinnati becomes the company's 27th U.S. destination and the 26th U.S. service…

JetBlue Set to Fly to Paris, its First Continental Europe…

JetBlue is taking another step in its transatlantic expansion by announcing that it will begin flying to Paris-CDG, France, its second European destination after London and the first in continental Europe, starting in the summer of 2023. The U.S. carrier did not provide specific details on the date of the…

Trip Report: How I Tried All Forms of AA’s Customer…

I recently took a trip from Seattle to Little Rock, Ark., on an interline ticket with Alaska Airlines and American Airlines. It was a trying experience with mediocre integration, delays, and poor customer service. Here's what happened. Booking The booking process was straightforward. I booked the personal trip with Alaska…