United Airlines to increase premium cabins from New York: EVP and CCO

United Airlines EVP and chief commercial officer Andrew Nocella said the number of flights in-bank in 2019 compared to 2018 has increased from 89% to 95%…..

Delta Air Lines sees ANA’s A380 introduction to Hawaii as ‘a threat’

Delta Air Lines regional director for Japan Masaru Morimoto said All Nippon Airways‘ (ANA) plans to introduce A380 equipment to Hawaii is “a threat”, but said the carrier “can manage somehow”…..

SKY Airline reports better than expected Santiago-Sao Paulo traffic

SKY Airline announced (17-Jan-2019) Santiago-Sao Paulo Guarulhosservice exceeded expectations during its first month of operations, reporting an 87% load factor. The carrier argued the figure is…..

Copa Airlines to launch Panama-Paramaribo, Suriname’s first new route in over 10 years

Copa Airlines announced (17-Jan-2019) plans to launch twice weekly Panama City-Paramaribo service with Boeing 737-700 aircraft effective 10-Jul-2019. The route is the first new international service that Suriname secured in over a…..

Delta Air Lines CEO: Disparity between corporate travel and leisure travel at ‘all time low’

Delta Air Lines CEO and director Edward H Bastian said (15-Jan-2019) disparity between the higher end of corporate travel and the lower end of leisure travel is…..

Brazil to eliminate visa requirements for US, Canada, Japan and Australia

Brazil‘s Tourism Minister Marcelo Alvaro Antonio announced the country is working on eliminating visa requirements for US citizens as a way to boost international tourism arrivals figures…..

Avianca Brazil undergoing ‘one of the most difficult chapters’ in its history: CEO

Avianca Brazil CEO Frederico Pedreira, via his personal LinkedIn account, described (16-Jan-2019) the current state of AviancaBrazil as “one of the most difficult chapters in the history of…..

Delta Air Lines COO: Govt shutdown could affect certification of A330-900neo

Delta Air Lines COO and senior EVP Wayne Gilbert West stated (15-Jan-2019) the US Government shutdown could potentially affect certification of A330-900neo aircraft, in addition to A220 aircraft. Mr…..

Spirit Airlines to launch eight domestic services in May-2019

Spirit Airlines announced (15-Jan-2019) plans to launch the following services from 02-May-2019: Raleigh Durham–Baltimore/Washington: Twice daily; Raleigh Durham–Boston: Daily; Raleigh Durham-Chicago O’Hare: Daily; Raleigh Durham-Detroit: Daily; Raleigh Durham-Orlando:…..

Aerolineas Argentinas to eliminate premium cabin on 737 fleet

Aerolineas Argentinas CEO Luis Malvido commented on 2019 market projections, stating: “The market is growing well, but it’s far from achieving its full potential. Aerolineas, with…..