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An American 767-300 is towed off the gate (Photo: AirlineGeeks | Greg Linton)

U.S. to Adopt ICAO Climate Standards for Aviation

The United States Environmental Protect Agency (EPA) Office of Transportation and Air Quality proposed new Green House Gas (GHG) emission standards yesterday for commercial aviation and large business aircraft. In a press release issued by the agency, the U.S. proposal aligns with the international carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions standards set by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), a United Nations agency charged with planning and developing international travel growth and safety. The proposed emission standards would apply to new type…

Flybondi Experiences Massive Delays and Cancellations Again as El Palomar…

Argentina’s first low-cost carrier Flybondi experienced a handful of cancellations earlier this month as adverse climatic conditions hit the area near their base in the airport of El Palomar (EPA). These are a common occurrence that keep complicating their operational performance. The airline was forced to cancel all of their…

JetSmart Eyes New Base in the Andes

Chilean ultra-low-cost carrier (ULCC) JetSmart had previously denied their interest in starting operations in Argentina, however, over the last few months, they have been hinting that they had changed their mind. The rumor was finally confirmed last Friday: they had purchased Alas del Sur, an airline that was written on paper…