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…

Delta Air Lines’ Pilots Ready to Strike For Better Pay

As airlines in North America are shrugging off the horrible months of the pandemic and balance sheets start looking rosier again, all the issues that had been put aside to survive the most devastating crisis commercial aviation has ever encountered are now resurfacing and calling for a solution. On Oct.…

Delta and LATAM Joint Venture Plans Approved by the US…

Delta Air Lines and LATAM Airlines Group have confirmed, this Friday (30), that the United States Department of Transportation approved the two groups’ Joint Venture. This is another major step in the development of a comprehensive partnership between the two airlines, started back in 2019, when Delta announced the purchase…

Delta Air Lines Introduces Triangular Route for South Africa

Delta Air Lines is planning to introduce a new route from the United States to South Africa that would put another destination in high demand on its map. On Dec. 2, the Atlanta-based carrier will launch a new triangular route linking its main base at Atlanta's Hartsfield International Airport to…

U.S. Department of Transportation Releases Airline Customer Service Commitments Dashboard

The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) released a new dashboard to advise airline passengers of the policies airlines have in place as a result of flight disruptions from circumstances within the airline’s control. Two weeks ago, U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg had written to the chief executives of U.S. airlines…

Boom Supersonic Reels in Orders, Delta Remains Hesitant

You’ve seen the marketing everywhere. For instance, the possibility of flying from New York to London in 3 and a half hours or flying from Los Angeles to Tokyo in 4 and a half hours. This thought has not seemed like a reality for quite some time, not since the…

Furious Emirates Rejects Heathrow Airport’s Passenger Cap, Refusing to Cut…

Emirates Airlines has rejected Heathrow airport’s (LHR) request to airlines to stop selling tickets and remove capacity from the U.K.’s hub airport. In a strongly worded statement released on Thursday, the airline says the airport’s demands are a “blatant disregard for consumers”. The airline states that Heathrow is seeking to…

Delta Canceled More Than 700 Flights Over Memorial Day Weekend

In what was yet another scheduling blunder for airlines in the United States, Delta Air Lines, the Atlanta-based carrier was forced to cancel hundreds of flights over Memorial Day weekend.  Flight tracking website Flight Aware reported that Delta canceled more than 250 flights or 9% of the airline’s scheduled services…

Delta, Air France-KLM Express Interest in Alitalia’s Successor

According to ReutersDelta Air Lines and Air France-KLM are reportedly working with a third-party investor to secure a majority stake in Alitalia’s successor ITA Airways. Reuters reported that according to an unnamed Italian government official the parties had presented an expression of interest to the Italian government in the form…