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Copa Airlines Expanding Network with Increased Frequencies to the United States

After a year and a half of COVID-related challenges, Copa Airlines is starting to ramp up its operations in the United States. Beginning this June, the airline will offer new flight frequencies to six major cities along the East Coast and West Coast, expanding its network to over 55 destinations throughout the Americas via Panama. Opportunity for Expansion With New Frequencies In a memo from Copa, the airline outlined its new daily flight frequencies to six cities in the US.…

British Airways CEO Urges Push For Reopening U.K. Border

Europe is the classic travel hotspot for tourists, and every summer, transatlantic flights are tremendously busy. This summer is no different as the continent is a main focus of the airline industry because popular hotspots such as France and Spain, among several other countries, reopened their borders for vaccinated travelers.…

United Requires All New Hires To Be Vaccinated

United Airlines has announced it will require all new external hires to prove they have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19. The move comes about a month after fellow American legacy carrier Delta Air Lines began requiring vaccinations for new hires. All external candidates who receive job offers after June 15…

Qatar Airways Expands U.S. Operation with Over 85 Weekly Flights

Qatar Airways is finally getting its operation back to pre-pandemic levels. Beginning June 1, the airline will resume service to Atlanta four times weekly and have 12 gateways into the United States – two more than before COVID-19 disrupted the industry. The announcement also revealed increased frequency to six other…

United Airlines Creates Sweepstakes For Vaccinated Travelers

Over the past couple of weeks, the White House has been asking businesses to encourage Americans to get vaccinated against the coronavirus. Boosts on Bumble, free beer from Budweiser and $10 Cincinnati Reds tickets are just a few ways companies are getting involved in the vaccination effort. Now, United Airlines…

Airlines Encourage Staff to Vaccinate

After being hit by the coronavirus for more than a year, airlines are telling to their staff staff to be vaccinated against Covid-19. Delta Air Lines has announced that newly-hired staff have to be vaccinated. Earlier, Cathay Pacific Airways encouraged its staff to get vaccinated. Cathay says the response has…

United Plans 80% of Pre-Pandemic Flying

With travel demand booming, United Airlines has announced additions to its summer flight schedule. On Monday, the Chicago-based carrier said it is adding over 400 daily flights in July and increasing service to many re-opened European cities. These additions put United's domestic schedule near pre-pandemic levels. The carrier plans to operate…

China Airlines Pilot Quarantines Jeopardize Operations

Taiwan’s China Airlines' first pilot has been diagnosed with the Covid-19 in Australia. The affected pilot cluster had a combined of 35 patients at the moment, including 13 pilots and one flight attendant. Taiwan achieved notable success in Covid-19 since the pandemic had begun, but the pilot cluster has given…

Boeing Issues $10 million Assistance Package to Support India

In order to help sustain the health and livelihood of the citizens of India and stave off a potential economic depression, Boeing has announced a $10 million emergency assistance package for India to support the country's response to the current surge in COVID-19 cases, with the outbreak raising many challenges for the…

U.S. Airlines Ditch Covid-Era Ticket Flexibility

The COVID-19 vaccine has breathed new life into the American airline industry. People are finally beginning to feel comfortable flying again, and carriers are seeing a significant increase in future bookings. However, the surge in bookings and potential travel boom has led many airlines to ditch Covid-era ticket flexibility and…