Spirit Airlines as much of an e-commerce company as Amazon: CFO

Spirit Airlines president and CFO Scott Haralson stated the carrier is “trying to make the end to end process as simple and efficient” as possible for…..

MarketPlace Logan to launch AtYourGate app at Boston Logan International Airport

MarketPlace Logan plans to launch AtYourGate mobile food and beverage ordering service at Boston Logan International Airport (Airport Experience News, 18-Jul-2019). The AtYourGate app will enable passengers in…..

American Airlines to launch two services to Ecuador from Dec-2019

American Airlines plans to launch the following services, as per a 18-Jul-2019 GDS and inventory timetable display: Dallas Fort Worth–Guayaquil: Three times weekly with Boeing 737-800 equipment from 19-Dec-2019;…..

Air France introduces refurbished VIP lounge at Washington Dulles Airport

Air France introduced (18-Jul-2019) a newly revamped VIP lounge at Washington Dulles International Airport. The lounge has a surface area of 615sqm across two floors with capacity of…..

United Airlines CCO reports 11% increase in new fliers, ‘strong’ growth among millennial travellers

United Airlines EVP and CCO Andrew Nocella stated (17-Jul-2019) the carrier recorded an 11% year-on-year increase in new flyers in 2019, primarily due to corporate sales team and…..

Aeromexico attributes 2% reduction in ASKs to planned capacity reduction and 737 MAX grounding

Aeromexico reported (16-Jul-2019) a 2.2% year-on-year reduction in capacity (ASK) in 2Q2019, attributed to planned capacity reductions and “temporary” grounding of the Boeing 737 MAX 8 fleet. The carrier…..

Southwest Airlines partners with NDC Exchange

ATPCO and SITA announced (17-Jul-2019) Southwest Airlinespartnered with NDC Exchange. Southwest Airlines senior director Rob Brown stated the carrier’s API is made “more accessible” through its partnership with NDC Exchange, and…..

Bolivian and Chilean tourism authorities meet to discuss tourism potential

Bolivia‘s Minister of Cultures and Tourism Wilma Alanoca reported she held meetings with Chilean tourism authorities to discuss opportunities to increase tourism between the countries…..

Emirates to launch first Mexico service in Dec-2019

Emirates announced (16-Jul-2019) plans to launch daily Dubai–Barcelona–Mexico City service, effective 09-Dec-2019. The carrier plans to operate the route with Boeing 777-200LR equipment. Emirates Airline president Tim Clark stated the new service…..

United Airlines commences operations in terminal B at New York LaGuardia, opens United Club

United Airlines commenced (16-Jul-2019) operations in the new Terminal B Eastern Concourse at New York LaGuardia Airport during 2Q2019. The carrier also opened a 10,500sqft United Club. [more – original…..

US appears to remain apart from ‘Flight Shaming’ movement

CAPA – Centre for Aviation, in a report entitled: ‘US airlines and climate change; environment concern mounts – slowly’, stated (16-Jul-2019) US airlines appear to be remaining…..