Canada Jetlines targeting definitive agreement for leased aircraft before end of 2Q2018

Canada Jetlines concluded (08-May-2018) a term sheet on 23-Apr-2018 to lease A320 aircraft, making a deposit payment of USD876,000. The term sheet is subject to executing…..

JetBlue advises DoT of plans to change US destinations for Mexico City slot pairs

JetBlue Airways advised (08-May-2018) the US Department of Transportation (DoT) of its intention to change the US destinations of two phase 2 remedy slot pairs, awarded to the carrier at Mexico…..

Pittsburgh Airport VP: ‘There is a long way to go in terms of trust’ between airports and airlines

Pittsburgh International Airport VP of air service development Bryan Dietz, speaking at the CAPA Global Airport Leaders’ Forum, stated (07-May-2018) “Pittsburgh [Airport] makes an extra effort to become…..

ARC: Spring travel to Caribbean, Mexico growing steadily

Airlines Reporting Corporation (ARC) stated (07-May-2018) air ticket sales for spring travel over the last four years to destinations in the Caribbean and Mexico is growing steadily, up 18% since 2014. Despite…..

City of Dallas proposes accommodation plan for Delta and Southwest at Dallas Love Field

City of Dallas proposed a plan to resolve leasing issues between Delta Air Lines and Southwest Airlines at Dallas Love Field, motioning Delta could remain at the airport for at least another three years…..

Aerolineas Argentinas removes commission to OTAs

Aerolineas Argentinas removed payment of commissions to OTAs for domestic services (Clarin, 06/07-May-2018). The measure will reduce costs by USD10 million to USD15 million p/a. The…..

The White House condemns China for ‘Orwellian nonsense’ over designation of Taiwan, HK, Macau

The White House stated (05-May-2018) US President Donald Trump will “stand up for Americans resisting efforts by the Chinese Communist Party to impose Chinese political correctness on American companies and…..

Moog: Blockchain can help suppliers meet quality and regulatory commitments

Moog CTO George Small said the introduction of blockchain technology can help the aerospace industry by allowing tracking of manufactured goods and associated data across supply…..

SBA Airlines suspends operations

SBA Airlines, via its official Twitter account, announced (03-May-2018) the suspension of its air transport operations, effective 26-Apr-2018. As previously reported by CAPA, Venezuela‘s Instituto Nacional…..

Air France-KLM and Gol launch new hub at Fortaleza Airport

Air France-KLM inaugurated (06-May-2018) its new hub at Fortaleza Pinto Martins Airport in partnership with Gol Linhas Aereas, effective 03-May-2018 (Panrotas, 03-May-2018). To mark the occasion, KLM launched three times weekly Amsterdam Schiphol–Fortaleza service…..

Southwest Airlines to serve Hawaii from Oakland, San Diego, San Jose Mineta and Sacramento

Southwest Airlines announced (03-May-2018) plans to serve Hawaii from Oakland, San Diego, San Jose Mineta and Sacramento, pending US FAA authorisation. The carrier will serve Honolulu, Kahului, Lihue and Kona. Southwest president TomNealon commented: “We’re on-track with our…..