JetBlue completes cabin restyling on first A320

JetBlue Airways completed (20-Mar-2019) interior cabin restyling on its first A320 aircraft. Around one third of the carrier’s A320 fleet is scheduled for restyling with expected completion by the…..

A4A requests Congress reject US President’s proposed tax increases

Airlines for America (A4A) requested (20-Mar-2019) the USCongress reject proposed tax increases on travel included in President Donald Trump’s FY2020 budget. A4A claimed the suggested increases would…..

Boom Supersonic to double staff in next 12 months

Boom Supersonic reported (19-Mar-2019) it anticipates doubling its staff over the next 12 months. The company presently employs a full time team of over 130 employees……

Winair to expand operations from Curacao in Apr-2019

Winair plans to expand operations from Curacao Hato International Airport as follows (Routes Online, 20-Mar-2019): Curacao–Aruba: Increase from five to seven times weekly effective 15-Apr-2019; Curacao–Bonaire: Increase from…..

CTM announces outlines key strategic initiatives under three phase growth programme

Corporate Travel Management outlined (CTM) (20-Mar-2019) details of its three phase strategic development plan: Phase one: Establishing a global network through acquisition over FY2014 to FY2017:…..

FedEx Q3FY2019 results below expectations as weaker global trade trends continue

FedEx reported (19-Mar-2019) operating income improved in Q3FY2018/19 (ended 28-Feb-2019) due to lower variable incentive compensation expenses, US volume growth, a favourable net impact of fuel at all…..

Air Canada adjusts schedule through to 30-Apr-2019 to accommodate Boeing groundings

Air Canada adjusted (19-Mar-2019) its schedule through to 30-Apr-2019 to accommodate the grounding of 24 of its Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft. EVP and CCO Lucie Guillemette stated the…..

Embraer to recruit new CEO externally and name successor by 22-Apr-2019

Embraer confirmed (18-Mar-2019) president and CEO Paulo Cesar de Souza e Silva will conclude his two year tenure at the end of Apr-2019 and will support…..

Radisson Hotel Group expands airline partner network

Radisson Rewards, the global rewards programme of Radisson Hotel Group, expanded (19-Mar-2019) its portfolio of airline partners to cover more than 35 airlines. Airline partners include Air…..

US DoT grants motion for American Airlines to replace Charlotte-Havana with Miami-Havana route

US Department of Transportation (DoT) granted (18-Mar-2019) a motion submitted by American Airlines to replace daily Charlotte–Havana frequency with a Miami-Havana route. Under a MoU between the US and Cuba signed on 16-Feb-2016, US carriers…..