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San Antonio International Airport Gets Unanimous Approval For Expansion

The San Antonio City Council recently reached a unanimous decision to grant the San Antonio International Airport $2.5 billion in funding to be put towards major improvements such as the revamping of their existing Terminal A, as well as a prospective new third terminal, which will become Terminal C. The proposal looks to bring more foot traffic to the city by making the airport more accessible and attractive to potential serving airlines, including international flights.  The nation's seventh most populous…

United Set to Exit 11 Cities Starting in 2022

The U.S. domestic market's passenger numbers have returned to levels very close to those experienced before the beginning of the pandemic in March 2020. Traffic still remains more leisure-driven and the heavy limitations that are still stifling demand on international routes affect traffic flows throughout the networks of all major…

Singapore Airlines Strengthens Partnership With United Airlines

For the aviation industry in Singapore, the effects of the Covid-19 were certainly slightly devastatingly felt, even for well-awarded flag carrier Singapore Airlines and its sister low-cost subsidiary Scoot. The lack of a domestic market, alongside the prolonged grounding of the majority of its fleet, had the aviation industry in…

EAS Round Up – Part 5

Essential Air Service (EAS) has been in the news frequently the past couple of months, and large airports aren’t the only airports that have news to report on. This is a continuation of the series, titled ‘EAS Round up’, and will touch on any news regarding the contracts in the…

United Airlines Expands London Heathrow Network

The month of October has been a rather busy one for United Airlines, as the great news of route expansions and travel just kept on coming much to the delight of its passengers. From having announced its biggest-ever transatlantic network expansion to just recently unveiling a new regional shuttle service…

United Airlines Turns Green With Q3 Profits

The air travel industry may finally be able to move past the pandemic crisis and have a less turbulent flight heading into the next year because despite the impact of various Covid-19 variants, major airliners have been seeing a great turn of profits for their third quarters. United Airlines joins…

United Airlines Reveals Biggest-Ever Transatlantic Network Expansion

United Airlines has been known to use cryptic social media posts to build up suspense to the reveal of big news. This year, that took the form of a video posted on the airline's social media accounts, allowing followers to guess the new routes the airline was planning to introduce…

United Airlines Announces The Start of Lagos, Nigeria Services

This week United Airlines filed flights between Lagos, Nigeria and Washington Dulles from November 29, 2021. Initially, these flights were announced in September 2020, with a scheduled launch date in the Spring of 2021. However, United Airlines received Nigerian government approval for the route to the Nigerian city recently. On…

United Airlines Adds Three New Routes to Latin America, Caribbean

Amid an expected surge in travel demand to Latin America and the Caribbean this upcoming winter, United Airlines intends to add three new routes to the two regions from Chicago, Cleveland and Denver, per LiveandLetsFly. From December 18, United Airlines will launch a Saturday-only flight from Cleveland to Nassau, Bahamas,…

US Orders Airlines to Assist in Afghanistan Evacuation

According to multiple sources, the U.S. Transportation Command, part of the Department of Defense, alerted the Civil Reserve Air Fleet, composed of most United States-based airlines, that it would order them to assist in the U.S. military evacuation from Afghanistan.  On Sunday, the Secretary of Defense officially ordered the third…