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Allegiant Air: The Airline to Watch Post-Pandemic

As more places continue to lift restrictions and airline demand slowly recovers from the coronavirus pandemic, Allegiant Air saw an overall improvement in passenger and cash burn figures, positioning the airline above many of its competitors in the current industry climate. While some of these improvements are relatively small when compared to April’s numbers, it is a sign of small positives for the aviation industry. According to chief financial officer Gregory Anderson, the airline's case burn per day was down…

Qatar Airways Overcomes Obstacles to Become Largest Passenger and Cargo…

When faced with adversity, it can be challenging to overcome the obstacles and show resilience. However, it can be very rewarding when someone manages to outline a plan to resolve the adversity they face, for example, the current circumstances with Qatar Airways.  The airline, despite the current global pandemic and…

IATA Expects Passenger Levels to Recover by 2024 at Latest

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) forecasts that the social and economic immobility caused by COVID-19, plunging passenger levels across the world, will take longer to recover than what was originally expected. During its weekly update meeting held today, IATA revealed that traffic will only recover to 2019 levels by…

Spirit Airlines Unveils Newly-Redesigned Cabin Seats to be Installed on…

Ultra-low-cost carrier Spirit Airlines will be installing new, ergonomically-designed cabin seats starting from Nov. 2019 on its new Airbus A320 jets. According to Spirit, the design of the latest cabin seats focus on guest comfort and is in response to feedback and survey results from its flying customers. The seats…

700th Delta Aircraft with Seatback Entertainment Screens Takes Off

Delta Air Lines is doubling down on the passenger experience. After the carrier's choice to invest in an improved onboard experience for international economy class passengers, the Atlanta-based carrier continues with its roll-out plan to equip more and more aircraft with seatback screens to deliver its Delta Studio in-flight entertainment.…

Lufthansa Group Reports Over 13 Million Passengers in May

In May 2019, Lufthansa Group airlines welcomed 2.8 percent more passengers than in May 2018 at around 13.2 million passengers. There were also 3.5 percent more available seat kilometers over the previous year and sales increased by 5.7 percent. Seat load factor also increased by 1.7 percent to 81.1 percent.…

Delta Strives to Improve Customer Experience with New Amenity Kits

As part of a multi-billion dollar investment in the customer experience, Delta Air Lines recently debuted a new line up of in-flight amenity kits. The refreshed kits have been created for long-haul customers in all cabins and will even be offered to passengers on certain domestic transcontinental flights. When customers…

United’s Free Sandwiches and What Could Come of Them

Last week, a user on Twitter who was flying from Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport to Honolulu's Daniel K. Inouye International Airport aboard United Airlines posted a picture of a sandwich given to him on his flight. The picture didn't get much attention, save for that of a few who…

Jet2 Aircraft Diverted, Intoxicated Passenger Banned For Life

A Jet2 flight from Belfast, Northern Ireland to Ibiza, Spain was forced to divert to Toulouse on last Friday afternoon after an unruly passenger was described as "aggressive" toward other passengers and the crew of the flight. The passenger has now been banned for life from all future Jet2 flights,…

AirHelp: A Way to Navigate E.U. Flight Compensation Regulations

While many travelers in the United States are left at the mercy of airlines when it comes to irregular operations, the European Union has a series of passenger protections that entitle passengers on certain flights to compensation based on varying factors. European Commission Regulation 261 The regulation, known as the…