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Viva Aerobus Increases Domestic Destinations and Beats Passenger Record

Viva Aerobus surpassed its monthly passenger record for the second time in a row in June after reaching 1.36 million registered passengers. According to a press release, the Mexican ultra-low-cost carrier increased passenger counts by 31% compared to June 2019. For its part, the company's load factor was 88.1% for the month, one of the highest nationally and internationally, as well. “In addition to consolidating ourselves as one of the first airlines to overcome the demand prior to the pandemic,…

European Airlines Increase Flying Capacity

Europe is preparing for a busy summer season as vaccination campaigns continue to take place and more people become inoculated against COVID-19. According to FlightGlobal, the number of aircraft parked for more than a week on the continent has more than halved between May and June as airlines prepare to…

Southwest Extends Schedule, More Destinations for Travellers

This week Southwest Airlines extended its schedule to Jan. 5, 2022, and with this came a host of new routes and even two new destinations. These two new cities mean the carrier will have added 18 new destinations since early 2020. New Destinations Syracuse, N.Y. This city located in central…

Sun Country Adds 18 New Nonstop Routes

Sun Country Airlines on Tuesday announced the addition of 18 new nonstop routes to its route network. In a press release regarding the expansion, Sun Country also announced the addition of nine new airports to its route network. The largest expansion will be out of Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport, which…

Colombian Airlines Announce New Routes

A year after the arrival of the Covid-19 pandemic and the quarantines that stopped air travel worldwide, generating millions in losses for the entire industry, several Colombian airlines have launched new routes in order to get up from what has widely beocme considered to be the worst crisis the commercial…

SKY Airline Inaugurates Interregional Routes in Peru

SKY continues to bet on the Peruvian connectivity and inaugurated new interregional routes this week. According to alnnews, this April 12 and 14 respectively, the routes between Cusco and Puerto Maldonado, and Tarapoto and Iquitos were inaugurated. “We are very proud to start low-cost and direct flights between Cusco and…

American Airlines Expands Services for the Summer

American Airlines has announced a new expansion for its upcoming summer schedule. In response to strong demand, the airline expects to fly 90% of its domestic seat capacity compared to the same period in 2019. Although slower see a rebound in demand, the airline also expects that it will operate…

Vueling To Turn Barcelona Into an Innovation Hub

Many European airlines have received assistance funds during the last year to survive the COVID-19 pandemic. The European Union and various national governments gave those funds with strict conditions, often forcing the carriers to present restructuring plans. One of the beneficiaries of such loans has been Vueling, the Spanish low-cost…

Delta Announces Summer Expansion

Delta Air Lines has announced an ambitious expansion to its summer flying schedule. The airline is expanding service at popular outdoor destinations to help match leisure travel demand. The onset of the Covid-19 pandemic has to lead most tourists to flock to destinations that allow for wide, open outdoor spaces.…

Alaska Airlines Adds Pacific Northwest Routes, Leverages Horizon Air

Alaska Airlines has continued its expansion plans into 2021, announced today that it will be adding four new routes to its network, primarily in the Pacific Northwest. The region’s hometown airline is looking to increase its presence in its home territory, as well as provide more options for travelers. The…