Norse Atlantic Announces First Ultra Low Fare Routes to the…

Norwegian startup Norse Atlantic has revealed its first 4 transatlantic routes to be launched later this year. The airline plans to serve New York, Los Angeles, Fort Lauderdale and Orlando with its Boeing 787 aircraft. Beginning June 14, 2022, Norse flight 01 will depart Oslo Gardermoen Airport for New York’s…

Air New Zealand Adjusts Operations Amid Gradual Border Reopening

New Zealand has gradually reopened its border to international travelers. After lifting the travel restrictions for Australian citizens three weeks ago, the nation welcomed citizens coming from almost 60 visa-waiver countries, including the U.S., Canada, the U.K. and Japan. Fully vaccinated travelers need to take a Covid test before boarding…

Possible Open Skies Agreement Between Dominican Republic, US

Last week, the process began to take another historic step for aviation in the Dominican Republic by starting negotiations with the U.S. government to establish an open skies agreement between the two countries. Although it is true that the Dominican Republic is not a favorite vacation destination for American tourists,…

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,…

Opinion: The U.S. Should Reconsider How it Handles Unruly Passenger…

As a country, the U.S. needs to seriously re-evaluate how it deals with the rise in unruly passenger cases onboard flights nationwide. An astonishing 5,981 cases of unruly behavior onboard commercial aircraft were reported to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) in 2021. Despite this high number, 350 enforcement actions were…

Air India Avoiding Afghanistan Airspace While Saving an Hour to…

Due to Air India's newly permitted Hindu Kush route for its 777s, passengers flying to and from North America may expect their flights to be up to an hour shorter. Airlines linking India with Europe and North America have had to take a detour to avoid restricted airspace since Afghanistan…

Toronto City Airport Anticipates US CBP Preclearance Facility In 2023

The U.S. Border Preclearance program is about to add a new airport to the list of facilities where passengers can clear U.S. Immigration and Customs before departure. Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport announced last week that it is on track to open its own U.S. CBP Preclearance facility by 2023…

Air Transat Announces Expanded Summer 2022 Schedule

Air Transat — the notable Canadian leisure airline — recently announced an expanded schedule for next year’s lucrative summer season. The Montreal-based carrier which specializes in flights and tour packages to leisure destinations will be seeking to serve 44 destinations with over 250 flights per week at the height of…

Vietnam Airlines vs. Bamboo Airways: The Quest to Launch Direct…

Vietnamese flag carrier Vietnam Airlines and newer local competitor Bamboo Airways are scrambling to finish processes to get permission from U.S. agencies to begin running scheduled direct flights to the U.S. On Saturday, Vietnam Airlines filed permanent commercial flights from Ho Chi Minh City to San Francisco, paving the way…