Southwest Airlines will limit bookings on aircraft until ‘at least’ Jul-2020

Southwest Airlines CEO Gary Kelly said the carrier will limit booking on aircraft “at least through the end of July”, in order to promote social distancing…..

Mexico drafts tourism reactivation plan to be implemented in Jun-2020

Mexico‘s Secretary of Tourism Miguel Torruco Marques stated the country is working on the reactivation of the tourism industry effective 01-Jun-2020 (Reportur, 21-May-2020). The Secretary…..

American Airlines president: Incoming 787s could serve as ‘potential growth’ or replacement for 777

American Airlines president Robert Isom said the carrier’s incoming Boeing 787s could “serve as potential growth or they can take out additional 777s over the long run as…..

Lima Airport construction to continue, Chincheiro Airport construction to halt

Peru‘s Ministry of Transport stated that Lima Jorge Chavez International Airport expansion project timeline is maintained (Gestion, 18-May-2020). The government has already handed over the land for…..

United Airlines upgauging aircraft on ’30 to 40 flights a day’ to promote social distancing: CEO

United Airlines CEO Scott Kirby said the carrier is upgauging aircraft on certain routes such as New York-Chicago to promote social distancing, with “30 to 40 flights…..

Ecuador President: TAME to be liquidated

Ecuador‘s President Lenin Moreno, via his personal Twitter account, announced (19-May-2020) plans to liquidate TAME, maintaining only essential routes that do not have a private sector…..

US BTS: 145.6% increase in airline service complaints in 1Q2020

US Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) released (20-May-2020) the Air Travel Consumer Report for Mar-2020 and 1Q2020, which found the following details regarding complaints for airline service, disabled passenger…..

Azul to reopen five bases in Jun-2020

Azul announced (20-May-2020) plans to reopen bases in five cities in Jun-2020. The carrier plans to reopen its bases at Sao Paulo Congonhas Airport, Aracaju Airport and Natal Aluízio Alves International…..

Airbus seeking to bridge the worlds of health and aviation with new initiative

Airbus EVP engineering Jean-Brice Dumont said the OEM needs to “fight the opinion of some that it is easy to become contaminated aboard an aircraft” and…..

American Airlines can use AAdvantage loyalty programme as collateral for government loan: president

American Airlines Group president Robert Isom said the carrier is able to use its AAdvantage loyalty programme as collateral for a loan from the government (Reuters,…..

Aviointeriors talking to around 20 airlines about passenger dividers and other products

Aviointeriors president Paolo Drago reported the company is in advanced talks with about 20 airlines, including some in North America, for products it has developed to separate…..