Royal Air Maroc planning Casablanca-Fortaleza service: report

Morocco‘s Prime Minister Saadeddine Othmani reportedly said Royal Air Maroc plans to commence Casablanca–Fortaleza service, subject to approval by Brazil‘s National Civil Aviation Agency(OPOVO, 20-Mar-2018). The airline currently serves São Paulo…..

Air France-KLM would ‘like to have a strong ally in Colombia’

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines CFO Erik Swelheim stated Air France-KLM “would very much like to have a strong ally in Colombia” (El Tiempo, 21-Mar-2018). He said the group has “good…..

Southwest Airlines: Competitive fare environment continues to pressure revenue yields

Southwest Airlines stated (21-Mar-2018) Mar-2018 RASM trends for the non peak travel periods have been below previous expectations, primarily due to the competitive fare environment that…..

Squaremouth: US travel to Israel soars, trip cost to Norway almost double that of other destinations

Squaremouth released (21-Mar-2018) a report outlining the five fastest growing international destinations for US travellers who purchased travel insurance in 2017: Israel: +48% year-on-year. USD3318 per trip cost,…..

American Airlines says any carrier with imagination can benefit from aircraft innovation

American Airlines manager international planning Henning Greiser stated both full service and low cost airlines have the potential to benefit from aircraft innovation, providing they have the imagination to…..

Brazil-US open skies could assist with FDI cap changes

CAPA – Centre for Aviation, in a report entitled: ‘Brazil–USaviation: Open skies as foreign ownership laws relax’, stated (20-Mar-2018) the ratification of a Brazil-US open skies…..

Hail storm damages 15 aircraft from Aerolineas Argentinas’ fleet

Aerolineas Argentinas announced (21-Mar-2018) an alteration to its operations due to a hail storm which damaged 15 of the carrier’s 81 aircraft. The carrier cancelled 35…..

LIAT and Caribbean Airlines sign cooperation agreement for Trinidad-Tobago services

LIAT, via its official Facebook account, announced (20-Mar-2018) it concluded a commercial agreement with Caribbean Airlines to operate services on the “Trinidad and Tobago air bridge”. LIAT will…..

Airlines for America commends omnibus bill ‘holding the line’ against ‘unnecessary tax hikes’

Airlines for America (A4A) commended (21-Mar-2018) an omnibus bill produced in the US House and Senate that funds the federal government and holds “the line” against “unnecessary tax hikes”…..

Alaska Airlines to resume Great Falls service, plans to deploy E175s with first class seating

Alaska Airlines has announced plans to resume twice daily service to Great Falls International Airport on 02-Apr-2018. The carrier plans to deploy Embraer 175 aircraft at the airport from 19-Jul-2018, offering…..