Alaska Airlines updates mask policy, ‘If you don’t wear a mask, you won’t be flying with us’

Alaska Airlines announced (05-Aug-2020) all passengers over the age of two are required to wear a cloth mask or face covering at all times when at…..

Colombia maintains 01-Sep-2020 reactivation date for international operations

Colombia‘s Government maintained the 01-Sep-2020 date for reactivation of international aviation (Reportur, 01-Aug-2020). Colombia‘s Minister of Transport Angela Orozco stated several route pilots were requested, including…..

Hawaii’s airports now implementing thermal temperature screening

Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDoT) announced (05-Aug-2020) thermal temperature screening is now in use at Honolulu Daniel K Inouye International Airport, Kahului Airport, Lihue Airport, Kona International Airport and Hilo International Airport……

Azul: ‘We are glad to see that passenger demand is returning’

Azul announced (05-Aug-2020) the carrier expects to operate 407 peak daily departures in Sep-2020. Domestic capacity will represent approximately 45% of the total capacity in Sep-2019. Azul has…..

TUI Group airline business should become more ‘partner-capable’: CEO

TUI Group CEO Fritz Joussen reported the company aims to adjust its structure to facilitate access to capacity without the need to have aircraft assets on…..

Ryanair: 90% of passengers rate customer experience ‘Excellent/Very Good/Good’

Ryanair released (05-Aug-2020) its Jul-2020 ‘Rate My Flight’ customer experience scores, showing 90% of almost 54,000 respondents rating their customer experience as ‘Excellent/Very Good/Good’, with high…..

Aer Lingus to deploy A321neo on services to Newark, Boston, Washington and Toronto from Mar-2021

Aer Lingus plans to deploy A321neo equipment on the following additional services to North America from 28-Mar-2021, replacing A330 equipment (Routes Online, 03-Aug-2020): Dublin–New York Newark; Dublin–Toronto; Dublin–Washington Dulles; Shannon–Boston.

Aeroflot CEO considers carrier is recovering however not as quickly as preferred

Aeroflot CEO Vitaly Savelyev said the carrier is recovering, however not as quickly as it would like (TASS, 05-Aug-2020). Aeroflot is performing more than 300 aircraft movements daily,…..

Air Canada CEO: Aeroplan will not be influenced by short term corporate travel demand

Air Canada chairman and CEO Calin Rovinescu said the carrier’s plans for Aeroplan are “not going to be influenced at all by what we’re seeing in…..

Southwest Airlines reduces aircraft cleaning between departures

Southwest Airlines will cease to clean arm rests and seat belts after every flight, effective 01-Aug-2020, in order to reduce turnaround times (The Dallas Morning News/Bloomberg/USA Today, 03/04-Aug-2020). These…..

Global X ‘on track’ for launch; plans A320 deal in ‘next six months’

Global Crossing Airlines (GlobalX) CEO Ed Wegel, via The Howard Group Canada official YouTube channel, stated (29-Jul-2020) the carrier is “on track, under budget and well advanced in…..