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…

United Airlines Eyes Washington D.C. to Cape Town Service

In an application with the Department of Transportation, United Airlines filed for the rights to fly between Washington-Dulles and Cape Town, South Africa, with its Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner. If accepted, these flights will commence around November 17, 2022, with thrice-weekly services on Tuesdays, Fridays and Sundays. The proposed flight would…

United Now Serving Cape Town Year-Round

As the second-largest city in South Africa, Cape Town has become extremely famous for its scenery, sun and the sea - making the city an extra hot tourist destination for travellers all over the world, with the top five countries with the largest number of tourists consisting of the U.S.…

Aeroméxico Plans for Bankruptcy Exit

In 2020, Aeroméxico voluntarily entered the Chapter 11 process for financial restructuring to be able to face the billionaire debt that reached up to $5 billion. The Mexican carrier has debts with banking institutions, airport groups, Mexican government entities and suppliers including Boeing. Aeroméxico saw the number of passengers drop…

A New Partnership: Delta Air Lines and ITA Airways

Having made its debut on Oct. 15, ITA Airways has been making significant progress in the last couple of months of this year — from becoming a member of IATA and SkyTeam while introducing its first aircraft in its own new livery. With a total of 52 aircraft under its…

Virgin Australia Launches Partnership With United Airlines

Connections are a crucial part of an airline's network strategy as it aids in higher possibilities of direct or one-stop flights through the various continents and even extend to the possibility of lounge accesses - all in the convenience of passengers and the profit of the airline. Although it sounds…

US Orders Airlines to Assist in Afghanistan Evacuation

According to multiple sources, the U.S. Transportation Command, part of the Department of Defense, alerted the Civil Reserve Air Fleet, composed of most United States-based airlines, that it would order them to assist in the U.S. military evacuation from Afghanistan.  On Sunday, the Secretary of Defense officially ordered the third…

Delta Returns to Johannesburg with Airbus A350

After more than a year since suspending operations to South Africa, Delta Air Lines is relaunching flights from Atlanta to Johanessburg on August 2. The carrier has served the country since December 2006 and is excited to continue its 15-year history, connecting Johannesburg with over 150 destinations across the United…

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…