Copa Airlines recognises potential for alliance with Air China

Copa Airlines CEO Pedro Heilbron acknowledged the potential for establishing the connections of the airline with the new direct service scheduled for Mar-2018 by Air China on the China–Panama route…..

TAP Portugal in discussions with Argentine government over possibility of Lisbon-Buenos Aires route

TAP Portugal is deliberating with the Argentine Government over the possibility of a direct service between Lisbon and Buenos Aires (Journal de Negocios/Aeroin, 26-Jan-2018). Minister for Tourism Gustavo Santos stated he…..

Brazil bets on eVisa to lure US travellers

Brazil‘s travel agency association (ABAV) estimated (30-Jan-2018) the implementation of eVisa for US tourists will inject BRL600 million (USD188.6 million) into the Brazilian economy. US is the…..

JetBlue reports latest key developments in Boston, Fort Lauderdale, Caribbean and New York

JetBlue Airways EVP of commercial and planning Marty St George reported (25-Jan-2018) the latest key developments in the following markets: Boston: Market is driving superior margins with low fares…..

Cayman Airways to take delivery of first 737 MAX 8 in Nov-2018: CEO

Cayman Airways CEO Fabian Whorms stated the carrier is scheduled to incorporate its first Boeing 737 MAX 8 in Nov-2018, deploying into service in Dec-2018 (Cayman27, 26-Jan-2018). Three…..

Globalia to invest in Iguacu region with new route, hotel development

Globalia plans to invest in the Iguacu region with the development of a 500-room casino resort hotel and Air Europa‘s new Cataratas-Rio de Janeiro-Madrid route (GMB, 26-Jan-2018). President Juan…..

Delta Air Lines to launch Salt Lake City-Pittsburgh service

Delta Air Lines plans to launch daily Salt Lake City–Pittsburgh service with A319 aircraft on 08-Jul-2018, as per a 29-Jan 2018 GDS and inventory timetable display. According to OAG,…..

WestJet to add 72 weekly frequencies at Calgary International Airport in summer 2018

WestJet announced (29-Jan-2018) plans to add 72 weekly frequencies at Calgary International Airport in summer 2018. Frequency will increase on the following route: Calgary–Vancouver: 88 to 112 times weekly,…..

Guestlogix launches new airline commerce platform

Guestlogix released (25-Jan-2018) an airline commerce platform designed to help carriers “consumerise” passenger experience and generate their highest ancillary revenues throughout the “day of travel” –…..

El Al to launch Tel Aviv-San Francisco service from Dec-2018

El Al plans to launch three times weekly Tel Aviv–San Francisco service from 02-Dec-2018, operating with Boeing 787-9 aircraft, as per a 29-Jan-2018 GDS and inventory timetable display. As previously…..