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EVA Air flies its fleet of Boeing 777-300ER jets on non-stop services between Taiwan and the U.S. (Photo: AirlineGeeks | Parker Davis)

EVA Air Suspends Chicago Services

Taiwan-based carrier EVA Air has suspended its Taipei to Chicago services until Sep. 18 after three pilots were diagnosed with COVID-19. But the airline hasn’t ruled out whether the suspension will be extended. According to local media, the three pilots were fully vaccinated. Meanwhile, the airline demands 1,500 pilot must take a PCR test. In the meantime, one of the three pilots has been fired for failing to comply with the airline's Covid-19 protocol. After a flight from Chicago on…

Singapore Airlines To Bring 737 MAX Back Into Service

More than two years after the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS) grounded the Boeing 737 MAX from flying into and out of Singapore, the aviation authority finally lifted its suspension of the narrowbody jet on Sunday. CAAS affirmed it would approve returning the Boeing 737 MAX to service based…

Air Senegal Launches US Flights to JFK, BWI

Air Senegal on Thursday launched its much anticipated U.S. service with a one-stop service between Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport and Dakar’s Blaise Diagne International Airport. The new route operates via New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport. The new service to Baltimore comes as a last-minute switch, as Senegal’s…

United Airlines Adds Three New Routes to Latin America, Caribbean

Amid an expected surge in travel demand to Latin America and the Caribbean this upcoming winter, United Airlines intends to add three new routes to the two regions from Chicago, Cleveland and Denver, per LiveandLetsFly. From December 18, United Airlines will launch a Saturday-only flight from Cleveland to Nassau, Bahamas,…

Canada To Reopen To Vaccinated Travellers From September 7

Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) confirmed on Friday, Sept. 3, that vaccinated travellers entering the country will be welcome. In a statement, the CBSA said, “Effective September 7, foreign nationals who qualify for the fully vaccinated traveller exemption can enter Canada for discretionary (non-essential) travel.” In effect, the confirmation of…

Viva Aerobus Inaugurates New International Route

On Sep. 2, the District Tourism Institute of Bogotá, ProColombia, the concessionaire of Bogotá's El Dorado International Airport OPAIN, and the Mexican ultra-low-cost carrier Viva Aerobus, made the official launch of the airline's new route between Mexico City and Bogotá. Although the route began operations on August 21 with 2…

Air Arabia Finds JV Partner, Plans Air Jinnah Launch

Continuing to find new opportunities for growth, both Lakson Group and Air Arabia have decided that working together will provide an avenue for expansion. The airline and conglomerate will create a joint venture and launch a new airline in Pakistan, prioritizing the low-cost model. The airline will be called Air…

Advanced Air Plans Delayed Mammoth Lakes, CA Entry

Hawthorne, Calif.-based Advanced Air has confirmed it will begin flights to Mammoth Lakes, Calif. via Mammoth Yosemite Airport in November 2021. The airline did announce plans to fly to Mammoth Lakes last season, but those plans were put on hold on account of local restrictions put in place due to…

Alaska Airlines Continues West Coast Push With Lounge Opening, New…

The Covid-19 pandemic has forced virtually every major airline in the world to quickly devise and outline a plan for recovery, revamping their fleets and route networks to account for new industry trends. Many have had to adapt to the drastic ebb and flow of passenger travel demand in recent…

Chilean Low Cost Airline SKY Plans 2021 With Outsized Growth

Although the aviation industry in Latin America is still largely depressed by prevailing travel restrictions — especially in the international market — domestic traffic in Chile has been recovering in recent weeks as travelers are anxious to get back to the skies. Last year was the most difficult in at…