Garuda, Citilink To Double Number of Airplanes by End of…

Garuda Indonesia is rumored to be increasing the number of new aircraft in line with public interest for travel in and around Indonesia. Garuda Indonesia Director Irfan Setiaputra stated that the airline is targeting to increase the number of aircraft in its fleet from 61 to 120 by the end…

Ukrainian Airline SkyUp Takes Delivery of a New Boeing 737-800

Ukrainian low-cost carrier SkyUp Airlines took delivery of a new Boeing 737-800 on Tuesday, becoming the tenth aircraft of this type to join its fleet. The airplane, with the manufacturer’s serial number (MSN) 40249, completed its first flight in July 2011. From August of that year, it operated for FlyDubai and in…

Japan Airlines Continues to Restore its Intercontinental Flights

As of early October, Japan Airlines is increasing its intercontinental operations in Europe, Oceania and North America, restoring most of its pre-pandemic frequencies, after sanitary restrictions in Japan and globally being gradually reduced. The company expects to operate 3,840 flights on 53 routes in October, representing a 48% reduction from its schedule…

British Airways to Land for First Time in Aruba and…

British Airways announced that it will connect London with Georgetown (GEO) in Guyana and Aruba (AUA) for the 2023 northern hemisphere summer season. It will be the first time that both destinations will be part of the airline’s network of destinations. The flights will be operated from Gatwick (LGW), via…

United Announces New Nonstop Flights to South Africa

Earlier this week, United announced new direct flights between Washington, DC’s Dulles Airport and Cape Town, South Africa —becoming the first airline to provide nonstop round-trip service from the United States’ capital to one of South Africa's main gateways. The U.S. Department of Transportation granted the airline three weekly direct…

Panamá Pacífico International Airport Resumes Operations

On Thursday, Panamá Pacífico International Airport (BLB) resumed commercial operations, following the completion of the renovation works on its passenger terminal. The facility had been closed in March 2020, as a consequence of the COVID-19 pandemic. Since then, Tocumen S.A. moved forward with expansion and modernization works, with the aim…

Virgin Atlantic and Kenya Airways Announce Interline Agreement

Kenya Airways and Virgin Atlantic have announced an interline agreement, aiming to provide convenient connections for customers between Africa and Europe. The interline agreement will allow passengers to connect travel with a single ticket between points of the networks of both carriers. Under the agreement, Kenya Airways will extend its…

China’s Big Three Airlines Place $37 Billion Order for 300…

On Friday, Air China, China Southern, and China Eastern, placed a massive order for Airbus A320neo series jets. Total order mounted to 292 confirmed orders worth $37 billion, including 96 orders from Air China, 96 orders from China Southern, and 100 orders from China Eastern. The ordered jets will deliver…

KLM Repays Dutch Government Pandemic Aid Loan

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines completed the repayment of the last part of the loan it had agreed with the Dutch State and private banks in 2020. With the repayment of 277 million euros, the Netherlands’ largest airline finally returned the amount received as part of the aid package to cope…