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An Aeromexico 787-8 landing at London Heathrow. (Photo: AirlineGeeks | William Derrickson)

Why Aeromexico Will Not Fly From Mexico City’s New International Airport

Aeromexico recently confirmed it would not operate from Mexico City's brand-new Felipe Ángeles International Airport, after much speculation whether the Mexican flag carrier would operate from the capital's newest airport once it opens in early 2022. The airline advised its decision was firm and that it would instead focus its efforts on financial restructuring. The carrier will also concentrate on strengthening its position at Mexico City's Benito Juárez Airport where it is currently based. Aeromexico has previously indicated that due…

Volaris Announces Flights from Mexico City’s Newest International Airport

Mexican Low-Cost Carrier Volaris announced its decision Wednesday to commence operations out of Mexico City's Felipe Ángeles International Airport beginning March 21, 2022. Volaris is the first airline to confirm plans to use the new international airport, located on Santa Lucía Air Force Base, deemed Mexico's newest gateway. Beginning March…

Beijing Releases Travel For 2022 Winter Olympics

On Oct. 25, the Beijing Olympic Committee, along with the International Olympics Committee (IOC), released a travel policy handbook for athletes and international officials during the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics Game. While a strict quarantine is not required for fully vaccinated individuals, international visitors will only be able to navigate…

Government Prepares to Takeover Garuda Indonesia Routes if it Declares…

Indonesian national carrier Garuda Indonesia may be forced into bankruptcy as it faces growing debts after months of financial difficulties due to the impact of Covid-19. The Indonesian government in response has prepared Pelita Air Service, a subsidiary of Indonesia's Pertamina, a state-owned oil giant, to take over domestic flights…

LAX Debuts New Remote “Economy” Parking Facility for Travelers

A new budget parking facility, LAX Economy Parking, opened at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) this Tuesday, October 19. The new facility operated by Los Angeles World Airports, the airport authority for LAX, brings 4,300 new parking spots to the growing airport and will have its own dedicated shuttle bus…

Qantas Plans International Lounge Reopening, Shutters Hong Kong Lounge

Planning for easements in global travel restrictions, Qantas has announced plans to reopen its international flagship lounges in Singapore, London and Los Angeles in anticipation of Qantas international flights resuming in December. The Oneworld alliance carrier seeks to resume many overseas flights from its Sydney and Melbourne hubs — including…

How Qantas is Preparing For the Resumption of International Flights

There is no doubt that the ongoing Covid-19 complication caused disruptions and turmoil for the airlines. In addition, the virus forced several major airlines and national governments to come together on a consensus,  for determining when it was safe to reopen borders and support flight resumptions to facilitate economic recovery.…

Greater Bay Airlines to Launch Operations from Hong Kong

Greater Bay Airlines, a new Hong Kong-based low-cost carrier, has confirmed plans to begin operations with international services from Hong Kong to Bangkok, Thailand; Phuket, Thailand and Singapore. The startup will begin operations in the fourth quarter of 2021 with three Boeing 737-800 passenger jets. Greater Bay Airlines first applied…

Aeromexico To Launch First Non-Stop Service Between Guadalajara and Europe

Mexican flag carrier Aeromexico has announced it will be launching non-stop flights to Madrid, Spain from its secondary hub in Guadalajara beginning December 15. Aeromexico will fly its Boeing 787 Dreamliner jets three times weekly from Mexico’s second-largest city direct to the Spanish capital. The new non-stop service from Guadalajara…

Spirit Adds Routes to Prepare For Fall, Winter Seasons

While the summer travel season is at its mid-season peak, several major airlines continue to rebuild and expand their route networks to maximize connectivity and capture as much of the market as possible. In an industry known for being cutthroat and having fierce competition, Spirit’s ultra-low-cost strategy continues to lead…