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Brazilian Carrier GOL Signs Letter of Intent for 250 eVTOL Aircraft

Low-cost airline GOL Linhas Aéreas Inteligentes S.A., one of Brazil’s leading carriers based in Rio de Janeiro, announced that they have signed a non-binding letter of intent with Avolon for purchase and/or lease of 250 electric vertical takeoff and landing aircraft (eVTOL).  Avolon is the world's third-largest leasing business specializing in providing aircraft leases and lease management services to airlines and their investors. The company is based in Dublin, Ireland with offices worldwide including in the United States, Dubai, Hong…

American Airlines Eyes Codeshare With Toronto Startup Connect Airlines

American Airlines plans to launch a codeshare with a new airline startup, Connect Airlines, allowing American Airlines to gain access to Connect's base at Toronto's city-center airport: Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport. In March 2021, American Airlines and Connect Airlines signed an interline agreement, allowing tickets from both carriers to…

American Airlines Pulls Out of Australia, Terminates Los Angeles to…

Last month, American Airlines announced the temporary suspension of flights between Los Angeles and Sydney through September and October, per the Executive Traveler. Based on schedule filings from theaeronetwork, the Fort Worth, Texas-based airline has removed the route from its network from September through the summer of 2022. In July,…

American Airlines to Purchase Minority Stake in Chilean Airline JetSMART

On Thursday, American Airlines announced its latest venture into the South American market, signing a letter of intent with Chilean ultra-low-cost carrier JetSMART to create the "broadest and most rewarding network in the Americas." In a statement, the Fort Worth, Tex.-based carrier revealed that it plans to purchase a minority…

American Airlines Reports First Profit Since the Start of the…

On Thursday, American Airlines revealed its numbers for the second quarter of 2021, posting its first profit since the beginning of the pandemic. Specifically, the Fort Worth, Tex.-based carrier totaled a $19 million net profit, boosted by funds via the U.S. government's Payroll Support Program - PSP. The Numbers During…

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…

Deep Dive: The Shortest Routes of the Major US Carriers

With air travel picking back up around the globe, Singapore Airlines has resumed the longest flight in the world from the city-state of Singapore to New York City. Though unlike before the pandemic, the flight now operates into New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport rather than across the Upper…

Delta Air Lines Looking to Hire More Pilots By Next…

With this summer showing that leisure travel in the U.S continues to promise steady progress towards a return to pre-Covid volume levels – having screen over two million air travelers as of this past Sunday – and it is also noted that more business travelers are looking to cross different…

Unruly Passenger Reports on U.S. Airlines Surpass 3,000

Its been 15 months since the COVID-19 pandemic devastated the airline industry, but the United States' domestic travel boom is helping carriers ramp up operations and begin their post-pandemic recovery. However, the surge came with an unexpected challenge - a shocking number of unruly passengers. Reports of disruptive behavior on…

U.S. Airlines See Busiest Pandemic-Era Travel Week

The pandemic caused many challenges for the airline industry, such as restructurings, route suspensions and multitudes of cancellations. However, after a busy Father’s Day weekend, carriers are optimistic about their post-COVID recovery. According to JetTip, last week was the busiest pandemic-era week thus far for airports and airlines, which saw record…