Delta Air Lines is expecting a bullish 2018 based on their presentation during Delta Investor Day given higher expected earnings per share driven by higher flight capacity, nonfuel unit costs, and higher brand recognition. In
United Airlines has announced nonstop service from San Francisco to Tahiti starting on Oct. 30, 2018, marking the carrier’s 13th new international destination this year. The new South Pacific route from the Bay Area to
The recently formed Argentinian subsidiary of Norwegian Air Shuttle obtained clearance from Argentina’s Department of Transportation to operate 152 routes, both domestic and international. After a public hearing that was held last September and the Air
Following Norwegian’s announcement of record passenger numbers in 2017, the airline is planning further expansion as it hopes to continue growing over the next several years. The low-cost carrier announced an 11 percent increase in
In a week which has seen numerous closures and cancellations due to adverse weather conditions, many U.K. airports will welcome the news of record passenger numbers for the month of November. The country’s largest airports, London’s
EasyJet is set to start operating from Tegel Airport, Berlin’s city airport, starting Jan. 5. The British low-cost-carrier announced nineteen routes it would begin operating from Tegel, including fifteen international and four domestic routes. In
On Friday, China Airlines began operating four weekly nonstop flights between Taipei, Taiwan (TPE) and London-Gatwick (LGW) using the A350-900XWB aircraft. This route will make China Airlines the only airline in Taiwan to operate nonstop
Miramar, Florida-based Spirit Airlines has announced another round of expansion of 11 new routes, including both seasonal and year round service. Travelers in Tampa, Las Vegas, and Baltimore were some of the big winners with
Canadian flag carrier Air Canada has announced six new international routes for its regional division, Air Canada Express, which will be serving three new destinations. The new routes include new service to America cities such
WestJet has announced WestJet Link, a regional air service that will be operating under a capacity purchase agreement (CPA) with Pacific Coastal Airlines. Ed Sims, WestJet Executive Vice-President expressed how the airline will continue to
On Friday, the U.S. Department of Transport (DOT) granted approval to the proposed joint venture between Delta Air Lines and the South Korean flag carrier Korean Air. The deal, originally struck on June 23, is
Located in Iowa, Waterloo Regional Airport is currently hard at work deciding the future of the airport’s only airline. For six years, the airport has seen service from American Airlines, operating through its regional brand.
LATAM Airlines Group is preparing to offer three new international routes in 2018 including: Boston, Rome, and Lisbon. All flights will fly to its São Paulo/Guarulhos hub in Brazil, increasing connectivity from North America and
Fort Worth-based American Airlines will begin flying to Keflavik Airport in Reykjavik, Iceland beginning on June 7, 2018. Daily flights to the world’s northernmost capital will go on sale on Monday, Nov. 20. The airline
Formerly defunct World Airways is potentially being given a second chance at life, for now. On Wednesday, 777 Partners announced that they had acquired the intellectual property for World Airways and planned to restart the
As of Nov. 5, American Airlines launched flights to Beijing from Los Angeles, becoming the first U.S.-based carrier to operate this route. American 181 will depart daily from Los Angeles (LAX) at 10:55 A.M., and
For years now, enthusiasts, frequent fliers, and the airline industry as a whole have been speculating that Southwest Airlines would at some point commence service to Hawaii, the U.S. state located 2,390 miles from California.
Industrial action among nine public-sector unions in France, including the main air-traffic controller’s union, has resulted in disruption in the skies over Europe. The strike, lasting from Monday evening until Wednesday morning, has caused cancellations
Business jet carrier, OneJet, announced it will be opening a second base in Milwaukee. The expansion is the first for the Pittsburgh-based carrier since it switched from an Indianapolis hub to its current Pittsburgh home.
The Boeing 737 MAX is seen by many as the future of the narrowbody market, along with Airbus’ A320neo family. However, it seems that the MAX may be filling a different role: nonstop trans-Atlantic flights.