Delta Air Lines lists nine Latin America services for resumption

Delta Air Lines plans to resume the following Latin American services (Routes Online, 08-Jul-2020): Atlanta–Buenos Aires Ezeiza: Three times weekly from 02-Sep-2020, increasing to daily from 01-Oct-2020; Atlanta–Cartagena:…..

El Salvador extends flight ban until 21-Jul-2020

El Salvador‘s President Nayib Bukele, via the Office of the Presidency’s official Twitter account, announced (05-Jul-2020) the extension of the country’s COVID-19 restrictions for 15…..

Southwest hopes to resume all international services by early 2021: CEO

Southwest Airlines CEO Gary Kelly, via his personal Twitter account, reported (09-Jul-2020) the carrier has postponed service to Havana until 01-Aug-2020, “due to that country’s changing restrictions”. Southwest hopes to…..

Jeremie Airport becomes Haiti’s third international airport following runway extension

Haiti‘s President Jovenel Moïse inaugurated expansion works at Jérémie Airport (Al Momento, 10-Jul-2020). The project included the expansion of the airport’s runway. The airport has also been…..

BCD Travel introduces ‘Informed Traveler’ initiative to support travellers, travel agents

BCD Travel introduced (09-Jul-2020) the ‘Informed Traveler’, an initiative to provide trip related information to agents, travellers and travel managers across channels regarding travel during COVID-19. BCD…..

Delta Air Lines cautious about further schedule additions: CEO

Delta Air Lines CEO Ed Bastian said the airline is experiencing “renewed caution about further schedule additions at this time”, due to the spread of COVID-19…..

IATA urges Colombia to set date to reopen the domestic market

IATA VP Americas Peter Cerda, via his personal LinkedIn account, commented (09-Jul-2020) on the reactivation of aviation in Colombia, stating he held a meeting with Colombia‘s President Iván…..

JetBlue Airways to expand operations at Los Angeles International Airport to 70 daily services

JetBlue Airways announced (09-Jul-2020) plans to make Los Angeles International Airport its primary base of operations in greater Los Angeles. Effective Oct-2020, the carrier will move service and…..

CarTrawler reports North American bookings fall for second consecutive week

CarTrawler reported (08-Jul-2020) its booking data shows Northern American bookings decreased for a second week with a 2.9% decline in the region, driven mainly by the US with a -5%…..

LATAM Airlines Brasil files for Chapter 11

LATAM Airlines Brasil filed (09-Jul-2020) for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in the US, as part of a process to restructure its debt and effectively manage its aircraft…..

OWG targets ‘niche market’ of customers who ‘aren’t looking to spend time in resorts’: president

OWG president Marco Prud’homme said the start up is “targeting a niche market” of passengers who “aren’t looking to spend time in resorts” (Montreal Gazette, 07-Jul-2020)……