American Airlines, Dallas Fort Worth Airport to invest up to USD3.5bn in terminal improvements

American Airlines and Dallas Fort Worth International Airportannounced (20-May-2019) the airport plans to invest USD3 billion to USD3.5 billion in terminal improvements, including the development of a…..

Brazil seeks to review air services agreement with Argentina to relieve saturated market

Brazil‘s Secretary of Civil Aviation Ronei Glanzmann defended a revision of the Brazil-Argentina air services agreement dating from 1948 (Jornal Estado de Minas, 19-May-2019). Frequency between the…..

Delta Air Lines to open first Delta Sky Club at Austin-Bergstrom International Airport

Delta Air Lines announced (20-May-2019) plans to open the first Delta Sky Club at Austin-Bergstrom International Airport on 21-May-2019. The 9000sqft club will be located on the mezzanine level of…..

LATAM Airlines Brazil cancels plans for Munich and Rome services due to international overcapacity

LATAM Airlines Group stated (16-May-2019) overcapacity on international routes in the Brazilian market made it necessary to suspend the launch of the Sao Paulo-Munich service and suspend…..

American Airlines opens Flagship Lounge, renovated Admirals Club at Dallas Fort Worth

American Airlines opened (16-May-2019) a new Flagship Lounge and a renovated Admirals Club in terminal D at Dallas Fort Worth International Airport. The Flagship Lounge includes Flagship…..

Amazon planning ‘largest facility in the southeast US’ at Lakeland Linder Airport

Lakeland Linder International Airport and the City of Lakeland, via their official Facebook and Twitter accounts, announced (17/18-May-2019) the airport is seeking approval from the Lakeland…..

Avianca CEO: 1Q2019 a ‘difficult start of the year’ in a ‘challenging environment’

Avianca Holdings interim CEO Renato Covelo commented (15-May-2019) on 1Q2019 operations and results, stating: “Avianca Holdings had a difficult start of the year”. He proceeded to describe…..

Port of Portland: Uber and Lyft to test new rideshare processes at Portland International Airport

Port of Portland confirmed Uber and Lyft plan to test new rideshare processes at Portland International Airport in an effort to reduce wait times and curbside congestion. Uber’s new PIN…..

IATA: Trade tariffs to make 2019 ‘a very tough year for the air cargo business’

IATA reported (17-May-2019) increasing tariffs on trade are damaging the global economy and prospects for 2019. The association reported international trade volumes stopped growing in 1Q2019, following…..

Airbus: EU-US trade dispute ‘not supportive to any of the players in aerospace’

Airbus CEO Guillaume Faury said trade disagreements between Europe and the US are “not supportive to any of the players in aerospace” and while he does not believe Airbus would…..

Air Canada proposes to acquire Transat AT, create global travel services company

Air Canada entered (16-May-2019) into an exclusive agreement with Transat AT to potentially combine the airline and company. Air Canada proposes to acquire all issued and outstanding shares of Transat at…..