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A Southwest 737 MAX in Las Vegas (Photo: AirlineGeeks | William Derrickson)

Southwest Set to Start 737 MAX Return-to-Service on March 11 in 15 Cities

Two years after the Boeing 737 MAX was first grounded on March 10, 2019, Southwest Airlines — the largest U.S. operator of the type — is ready to fly it again. This week, the carrier will relaunch the MAX to 15 of its key cities across the United States, including popular tourist destinations in Florida and the Midwest. According to Cirium schedules, Southwest will begin with 32 routes on March 11 and expand to 46 by the end of the…

A Week of Positives for an Ailing Airline Industry

The airline industry has ailed in pain for the last several months because of a virtually unprecedented downturn in travel demand due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Airlines across the globe have been reporting multi-billion dollar losses and load factors in the single digits. This week, though, a new trend emerged.…

Cathay Pacific Data Breach to Affect 9.4 Million People

Hong Kong-based Cathay Pacific announced that its computer systems had been compromised this past Wednesday. The data breach occurred seven months ago and is reported to compromise personal data of around 9.4 million passengers. Information such as phone numbers, dates of birth, passport numbers, and frequent flier numbers were exposed.…

Digital Security Company Ranks Security of Travel Websites

In the technologically advanced and fast-paced world of today, travel loyalty programs and the data that they’re able to store have allowed users to book travel within minutes from a mobile app, over the phone or over the internet. Passport data, credit card information, home address and email addresses all…