Alaska to launch service from Everett Paine Field to eight West Coast destinations

Alaska Airlines announced (16-Jan-2018) plans to launch 13 daily departures from Everett Paine Field Airport to eight destinations along the West Coast in autumn 2018: Las Vegas, Los Angeles,…..

China Southern Airlines and American announce codeshare partnership

China Southern Airlines and American Airlines jointly announced (16-Jan-2018) codeshare partnership effective 18-Jan-2018. From 18-Jan-2018, passengers of China Southern may book seats on connecting American services from Los Angeles to Houston, Chicago, Philadelphia, Charlotte, Phoenix,…..

Infraero airports have their maximum charges readjusted

Brazil‘s travel agency association (ABAV) announced (16-Jan-2018) Infraero‘s maximum airport charges were adjusted on 10-Jan-2018. Passenger boarding and connection charges and aircraft landing and stay charges…..

Delta Air Lines to maintain MD88s due to delay in CSeries deliveries

Delta Air Lines CEO Ed Bastian stated (Jan-2018) the carrier is keeping some aircraft, “particularly MD88s”, around “a little bit longer than we were otherwise anticipating”…..

Domestic Airways Incorporated receives AOC from Guyana

Guyana Civil Aviation Authority presented (15-Jan-2018) an air operators certificate to Domestic Airways Incorporated on 15-Jan-2018, authorising the carrier to operate charter and scheduled services. Domestic Airways Incorporated has been…..

CAE acquires 45% shareholding in aviation training provider Pelesys

CAE acquired (15-Jan-2018) a 45% shareholding in aviation training solutions provider Pelesys. The measure is aimed at enhancing CAE’s courseware offering and consolidating its pilot training…..

Gol to launch four new Brazil-US services

Gol Linhas Aereas announced (15-Jan-2018) plans to launch four new daily Brazil–US services with Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft, effective 04-Nov-2018, detailed as follows: Brasilia–Miami: Daily service; Brasilia-Orlando: Daily service;…..

Aruba Airport trials US preclearance biometrics

Aruba Queen Beatrix International Airport announced (Jan-2018) it is the first US Customs and Border Protection preclearance facility to pilot a facial biometrics entry programme. The pilot…..

Caribbean Airlines launches Port of Spain-Havana service

Caribbean Airlines, via its official LinkedIn account, announced (14-Jan-2018) it launched Port of Spain–Havana service, effective 14-Jan-2018. According to OAG, the carrier operates the route twice weekly with…..

Avianca to incorporate TransAsia’s A330-300: report

Avianca reportedly plans to incorporate two A330-300 aircraft (tail B-22101, serial 1357; tail B22102, serial 1378) in 1H2018, from TransAsia Airways (Transponder1200, 11-Jan-2018). Avianca will operate the…..

Air Europa to deploy 787 on Madrid-Sao Paulo service

Globalia announced (15-Jan-2018) Air Europa Lineas Aereas plans to deploy Boeing 787-8 aircraft on daily Madrid-Sao Paulo service, effective 25-Mar-2018. According to OAG, the carrier operates the route with 299…..