Mexican LCC VivaAerobus Debuts New Flight Attendant Uniforms, ‘Non-Discriminatory’ Appearance…

Mexico's VivaAerobus will be rolling out new uniforms for all its flight attendants this coming week. The new uniform for the low-cost carrier also includes new appearance standards for its customer-facing employees like gate agents and flight attendants that allow for greater gender expression and personal style. According to sources…

Mexican LCC VivaAerobus Debuts New Flight Attendant Uniforms, ‘Non-Discriminatory’ Appearance…

Mexico's VivaAerobus will be rolling out new uniforms for all its flight attendants this coming week. The new uniform for the low-cost carrier also includes new appearance standards for its customer-facing employees like gate agents and flight attendants that allow for greater gender expression and personal style. According to sources…

British Airways Moves a Step Closer to Launch New Budget…

After negotiations with the Unite union, the main labor union representing more than 10,000 cabin crew and ground workers of British Airways, the carrier has moved a step closer to launching a low-cost airline to operate short-haul routes from London Gatwick Airport. Sean Doyle, the chief executive of British Airways…

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…

EasyJet Opens First Lounge at London Gatwick

One of the pillars of the low-cost airline concept, the one developed first by Southwest Airlines in the ‘60s and ‘70s, was the absence of frills and supplementary services in order to keep costs low and pass the savings on to passengers in the way of lower fares. However, especially…

Bonza Attempts to Gain Traction in Australian Market

Australia will have a new low cost carrier next year. Subject to regulatory approval, the new airline will start selling tickets in early 2022. According to the new airline's website, customers can expect to fly on Boeing 737-800 aircraft, meaning they can offer ulta-low prices while reducing carbon footprint. The…

Sun Country Airlines Adds Midwestern Beverages, Snacks, Entertainment to Inflight…

Sun Country Airlines has revamped its inflight menu to consist of several new food and beverage options sourced from local Midwestern brands. The Minneapolis-based carrier has newly partnered with Caribou Coffee, Fulton Brewing and Dot’s Pretzels, all Minnesota-based companies, as part of its new initiative to provide a more Midwest…

DOT Holds Ex-Southwest Gates for Low-Cost Carrier Use Only

After the departure of Southwest from Newark Liberty International Airport, the Department of Transportation noted that those vacant slots would not go to any airline moving forward. The government agency announced that the airport will freeze the eight vacant landing slots into New Jersey’s largest airport and will only be…

Frontier Inaugurates Flights Amid Air Travel Surge

The surge in passenger travel demand for this summer’s holiday travel season remains a prominent part of airline industry planning, even after Covid-19 forced many to stay at home for over a year. As lengthy border closures start to come to an end and rigorous entry requirements and restrictions begin…