Mexico’s Calafia Airlines Makes Another Move for Leisure Travelers

Beginning April 29, Tijuana Airport (TIJ) will have an air link with Puerto Peñasco via Calafia Airlines. The governor of Mexico's Sonora state, along with directors of Calafia Airlines and tourism officials, announced the new service at a press conference Tuesday. Calafia Airlines will operate twice weekly — on Monday…

Qantas’ First A380 Returns Home, Expands Its Regional Brand

The Airbus A380 — regarded as the long-haul, flagship aircraft in the Qantas fleet — was initially planned to be returned home in Australia by mid-December and prepared for operations in the next year. As Australia accelerates its reopening, Qantas wants to further cut the superjumbos' hibernation period and get…

JSX Adds First East Coast Routes

JSX, the self described “hop-on jet service” announced on Tuesday that it will expand its route network with two new popular East Coast markets. The carrier will offer its short-haul private jet-like experience to the popular New York Metro area and Miami markets and will begin service just in time…

ATAG Takes Aggressive Approach to Net-Zero Emissions Initiative

The Air Transport Action Group (ATAG) issued a report taking a more aggressive approach to the industry’s net-zero emissions goal. The new goal is to get the industry to a complete net-zero carbon emissions by 2050. Prior to this declaration, the industry was set on the goal of cutting CO2…

JSX CEO On Austin Expansion, Future Growth

There’s a unique airline attempting to gain market share on the highly competitive Austin to Dallas route. JSX is joining a long list of airlines adding new services to the growing tech hub Texas capital. American Airlines currently flies to Dallas/Fort-Worth International Airport up to 11 times daily from Austin,…

Kenya Airways Leases Embraer Aircraft to Congo Airways, Leverages On…

Kenya Airways and Congo Airways entered into an aircraft leasing agreement that saw Congo Airways begin wet-leasing two Embraer E190 from Kenya Airways on September 15, 2021, actualizing a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between Kenya Airways and Congo Airways originally signed on April 2021 in Kinshasa, Congo which was witnessed…

First Look: Envoy Debuts New Retro Livery on Embraer E170

2013 was a significant turning point for American Airlines under the AMR Corporation and the US Airways Group, after American completed its merger and acquisition of the latter, ultimately creating the holding company of The American Airlines Group as it is known today. Now, the group is made up of…

Porter Airlines Looking For Pastures New With Embraer E195-E2 Order

In an unexpected move that has revitalized the hopes of fledgling Canadian carrier Porter Airlines, an order for 30 Embraer E195-E2 aircraft with an option for 50 further units has been announced by the Toronto City Airport-based airline and the Brazilian aircraft manufacturer. The Embraer E195-E2, nicknamed “The Profit Maker,”…

Aeromexico, Volaris Bolster Fleets with Addition of New Aircraft

Over the course of this month, two of Mexico's largest airlines have announced the incorporation of new aircraft into their fleets, taking the next step toward returning to pre-Covid-19 fleet and passenger numbers as the busy summer travel season takes off. As part of its fleet plan — and the…