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The Qantas Group, which includes Qantas and low-cost subsidiary Jetstar, is resuming over 300 new routes in June, a 10% increase in flights. (Photo: AirlineGeeks | Katie Bailey)

Qantas Modifies Passenger Experience To Encourage Travel

The first couple of months of the year usually see considerably lower travel demand and load factors after the peak of holiday traffic. This year, the  COVID-19 pandemic is playing a significant role in contributing to the lack of passengers onboard aircraft, and airlines have been forced to significantly cut flights from their schedules in response to low load factors and significant travel restrictions. However, the airlines have been working to streamline and modify their ticketing policies and onboard experience…

Fiji Airways Reveals ‘Travel Ready’ Program for International Flight Resumptions

Fiji, an island in the heart of the South Pacific, is known for its rugged landscapes, palm tree-lined beaches and crystal-clear coral reefs. Fiji Airways, its national airline, has unveiled its plan for a return to flying once border restrictions ease, in order to welcome tourists back to the gorgeous…

LATAM to Start Offering Premium Economy on all Narrowbody Flights

LATAM Airlines Group, Latin America's largest airline, announced this Wednesday it would start offering a new premium class on all its Airbus A320 family operations, branded as "Premium Economy." LATAM will be the first major airline in South America to offer a premium product on narrowbody short-haul flights, a practice…

A First-Hand Perspective: Onboard KLM’s Final Fokker 70 Flight from…

On Saturday, I was privileged enough to be a passenger on the final Fokker flight by KLM Royal Dutch Airlines. The first Fokker 70 flight flown by KLM was on Sep. 30, 1920, from Amsterdam to London. KLM chose the return from London to be the final flight for the…