LATAM Airlines taps into Portuguese market with five times weekly Sao Paulo-Lisbon service

LATAM Airlines Group commercial director Spain, Portugal, France and Benelux Thibaud Morand, via his personal LinkedIn account, announced (03-Sep-2018) LATAM Airlines Brazil launched five times weekly Sao Paulo Guarulhos–Lisbon service, effective 02-Sep-2018. The service…..

JetBlue Airways sees ‘similar opportunity’ for Mint product on trans Atlantic routes as on transcon

JetBlue Airways president and COO Joanna Geraghty stated the airline sees a number of “really interesting markets” in Europe, via its hubs in Boston and New York (Travel and Leisure/The…..

Minneapolis St Paul Airport: Delta considering USD30m project to renovate Sky Club

Metropolitan Airports Commission (MAC) is in discussions with Delta Air Lines regarding a proposed USD30 million project to renovate the concourse ‘G’ seating area and Delta Sky Club space at Minneapolis…..

LATAM Cargo opens pharmaceuticals hub in Copenhagen

LATAM Cargo opened (02-Sep-2018) a pharmaceuticals hub in Copenhagen on 01-Sep-2018. The facility provides services to pharmaceutical companies in Denmark, Norway and Sweden with a regular GDP compliant truck service, supporting Amsterdam–Viracopos-Santiago, Brussels–Montevideo, Amsterdam-Brasilia and Frankfurt-São…..

Argentina creates commission to develop a draft bill to update its aeronautical code

Argentina‘s Ministry of Transport announced (23-Aug-2018) the creation of a commission for the development of draft bill for the reform, update and harmonisation of Argentina’s…..

Hawaii handles almost one million visitor arrivals in Jul-2018, state sees ‘strong travel demand’

Hawaii Tourism Authority president and CEO George Szigeti reported (30-Aug-2018) a “robust” month in Jul-2018 for Hawaii’s tourism industry, which handled 939,360 visitor arrivals and 1.2 million seats on…..

Santiago Airport: ‘Travelling to Chile and inside of the country shall be easier’

Santiago International Airport CCO Taysse Stephane, via personal LinkedIn account, commented (30-Aug-2018) on the Chile Government’s plans to reduce boarding tax in the country effective immediately, stating: “Traveling…..

Primera Air to launch three trans Atlantic routes from Berlin

Berlin Brandenburg Airport reported (30-Aug-2018) Primera Air plans to launch the following trans Atlantic routes from Berlin: New York JFK: Daily, effective 07-Jun-2019; Boston: Four times weekly, effective…..

United Airlines eyeing business traveller with new trans Atlantic routes

United Airlines VP of international network Patrick Quayle stated the airline is “eyeing” the business traveller with its recently announced increase in capacity to Europe, noting the region…..

Airlines for America: Industry struggling to keep pace with the rising cost of fuel

Airlines for America chief economist John Heimlich stated the airline industry has struggled to “keep pace with the rising cost of fuel”, amongst “many” other costs (Bloomberg,…..

Chile announces 20% reduction in boarding fee

Chile‘s Minister of Finance Jose Ramon Valente, via its official Twitter account, announced (29-Aug-2018) a “20% reduction in the boarding taxes, which will reduce air…..