International Flights Continue Returning to China

On October 12, Singapore Airlines announced that the carrier will resume another service to China, in the city of Xiamen, flight number SQ868/SQ869. After the resumption of this flight, Singapore Airlines Group, which includes Singapore Airlines, Silk Air, and Scoot Air, will provide as many as 14 weekly flights between…

Aegean Airlines Consolidates Network, Adds New Emirates Codeshare Agreement

On Monday, Greece's flag carrier Aegean Airlines signed a codeshare partnership agreement with the national airline of the Arab Emirate of Dubai, Emirates. Aegean Airlines, through this deal, has thus reached 18 Airline Partners and further consolidates its network. This agreement between Emirates and Aegean Airlines will allow travelers to…

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…

Saudia Set to Operate Year-Round Barcelona Flights

Saudia for this northern winter season will have available flights between Jeddah (JED) and Barcelona (BCN); with this the company will offer non-stop services to the Catalan capital throughout the year, this connection will complement its service to Madrid (MAD). This route is subsidized by the Saudi Arabian Ministry of…

Cathay Pacific Considers ‘Crucial’ Fleet Renewal

Hong Kong-based airline Cathay Pacific is considering a possible renewal of its fleet, especially to strengthen its short and medium-haul services, Bloomberg reported. A new dispute between Airbus and Boeing could thus be triggered. "We are constantly looking at the fleet requirements," assured Augustus Tang, the company’s CEO. "We have not…

London’s Heathrow Airport Undergoes Recovery Phase For Summer Travel Demand

The U.K. aviation industry has observed a strong recovery after scrapping travel restrictions in March. London’s Heathrow Airport — the busiest airport in the country — recorded 5.3 million passengers had traveled in May, the busiest month since March 2020, the figure has reached 79% of 2019 levels. The airport…

Frontier Adds Four Las Vegas Routes This Summer

Frontier Airlines is launching nonstop service to four additional cities from Las Vegas’s Harry Reid International Airport. The announcement comes as travel begins to take off for the summer season. Beginning August 9, Frontier will begin flying daily routes to and from Baltimore, Buffalo, Hartford, and Kansas City. The Denver-based…

Korean Air to Recommence Three Long-Haul Routes in July

Korean Air announced Thursday that it will recommence three long-haul operation destinations from July. The South Korean carrier had suspended long-haul flights at the beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic over two years ago. As a country, South Korea had very strict lockdown procedures, inbound travel and quarantine restrictions. The mandatory…

Republic Airways Requests Exemption From 1,500-Hour Rule To Address Pilots…

The airline industry has been worrying for many years about a possible upcoming shortage of pilots to fly all the aircraft needed to cover the networks of all carriers. With all the “baby boomers” approaching their retirement age, it was feared that there would not be enough new pilots to…