Eastern's old livery on a Boeing 767. The airline's livery has since been revised in line with the carrier's new brand. (Photo: BriYYZ -, CC BY-SA 2.0,

Eastern Airlines Assists in Repatriating Americans in South America

Eastern Air Lines, once a brand synonymous with luxurious air travel in the 1950s, fell on hard times in the 1990s and eventually closed its operations. An attempt to relaunch the the iconic brand in 2015 failed but a third attempt hopes to find a niche in flying in underserved markets. In January 2020, Eastern Airlines relaunched operations between a pair of cities it believed had potential. Service between Guayaquil, Ecuador and New York City began with promising expectations. Plans…

American Adds New South America Connection from New York

Fort Worth-based American Airlines announced a new connection to Georgetown, Guyana on Thursday from its hub at New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport. The new flight will add to the carrier’s current flights to Buenos Aires, Sao Paulo, and seasonal service to Rio to be the fourth nonstop flight…