Icelandic Airline PLAY Grows with Second US Flight

New Icelandic airline PLAY has announced further growth with its second U.S. flight coming next May 11. Departing from Boston Logan International Airport, PLAY will establish its first Northeast service, opening up 22 European destinations via its home in Reykjavik, Iceland. It's the second phase of PLAY's wider strategy to…

Qantas Selects A350 for New York, London Flights, Places Orders…

Australian flag carrier Qantas today announced a set of aircraft orders aimed at expanding both its international and domestic route networks. The Australian airline committed to ordering a minimum of 52 Airbus aircraft — 12 A350s, 20 A320XLRs and 20 A220s - as it plans new non-stop flights from Australia to…

The View Aboard Tailwind Air’s First Flight of the Season…

New York-based Tailwind Air began it’s seasonal New York Skyport to Boston Harbor service on March 25. The approximately one hour 30 minute flight is served by an amphibious Cessna 208B EX that seats eight passengers in addition to the crew of two pilots. Tailwind Air’s primary seaplane base is…

Breeze Airways Continues Rapid Expansion and Focus on Core Mission

After launching at the tail end of the worst crisis in the history of commercial aviation and becoming the fastest-growing carrier in the U.S., Breeze Airways shows no signs of slowing down. During the past weekend, the Salt Lake City, Utah-based start-up airline launched two more routes adding two more…

PLAY Announces New Flights To New York Stewart

Today, Icelandic low-cost airline PLAY is announcing a new service connecting Iceland to the United States. Starting June 9, PLAY will fly between its main base at Rekjavik, Iceland's Keflavik Airport and New York's Stewart International Airport The airport is located in Orange County, N.Y., near the towns of Newburgh,…

American Airlines, British Airways Redevelop JFK’s Terminal 8

On Tuesday, American Airlines announced further plans to significantly enhance Terminal 8 at New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport. The carrier — partnered with British Airways on the project — will redevelop and expand to the existing terminal, not only bringing a world-class experience to its customers but will…

British Airways and Virgin Atlantic Synchronize Departures to Celebrate U.S.…

More than 600 days after the U..S.'s travel ban was introduced aimed to reduce the spread of coronavirus infections, arch-rivals British Airways and Virgin Atlantic momentarily put rivalries aside as both airlines departed from London Heathrow to New York's John F. Kennedy Airport, symbolizing the end of restrictions on travel…

United Grows Northeast Footprint with Newark to D.C. Shuttle Service

The clash with the persistent, ongoing COVID-19 ordeal disrupted and reconstructed the airline industry, which forced several major carriers to adjust their operations and adapt. However, with the subsequent push for vaccinations and more research for booster shots, some airlines strive to capture as much of the existing passenger travel…

Delta Prepares for Fall Travel, Expects Rapid Growth in Northeast

Economic effects of the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic that crippled the airline industry throughout 2020 and into 2020 continue to loom large for the global travel industry, which remains a significant issue for airlines, specifically when several of the world's major carriers are pushing for a rapid recovery and a restoration of…