Aircraft Orders and Deliveries
Air Kiribati's first E190-E2 takes-off from São José dos Campos, Brazil. (Photo: Air Kiribati)

Air Kiribati Receives its First ‘Game Changer’ E190-E2

An aircraft delivery this past week represented a landmark for Kiribati's state-owned flag carrier Air Kiribati. The airline received its first Embraer E190-E2 of an order of two and two further purchase rights. The aircraft, it is said, can strongly help the economic development of the isolated country. The aircraft is configured for 92 passengers in a dual-class configuration, with 12 business class seats and 80 seats in economy class, and according to the Fiji Sun, a news outlet from…

American to Add New Frequency Between Miami and St. Lucia

American is resuming its second daily non-stop flight from its Miami hub to Saint Lucia's Hewanorra International Airport (UVF) for the upcoming summer travel season. The additional service will be seasonally-operated and complements American's current year-round non-stop flight which departs at 11:12 a.m. This additional flight departs approximately two hours…