Ecuador requires COVID-19 laboratory test ahead of passengers boarding flights

LATAM Airlines Ecuador CEO Daniel Leng stated local requirements to reactivate aviation in Ecuador include the need for passengers to present a COVID-19 negative result taken at most…..

SKY Airline: Airfares in Argentina to drop by up to 40% due to excess supply

SKY Airline (Chile) president Holger Paulmann commented on Argentina‘s aviation market, stating he expects air fares to drop by 30% to 40% once air travel resumes (Perfil, 06-Jul-2020)……

Nolinor Aviation launches new airline OWG

Nolinor Aviation introduced (07-Jul-2020) a new airline based in Quebec, called OWG. The start up will offer regular services to certain Caribbean and southern destinations with 158 seat Boeing 737-400 equipment. OWG president Marco…..

Grab launches order at table technology at Dallas Fort Worth International Airport

Grab launched (07-Jul-2020) ‘bring your own device’ order at table technology to Dallas Fort Worth International Airport. The technology enables passengers to control food orders from their…..

Airbus confirms plans to start test flights for A321XLR in 2022

Airbus confirmed (06-Jul-2020) it plans to commence flight testing of the A321XLR in 2022, and expects service entry from 2023. The A321XLR will provide airlines with…..

Ravn Air Group assets receive ‘great deal of interest from other airlines in Alaska’: CEO

Ravn Air Group reported (06-Jul-2020) 14 qualified bidders have stated their intent to participate in the auction of the group and its assets on 07-Jul-2020. A…..

Azul to reopen eight bases in Aug-2020

Azul announced (06-Jul-2020) plans to reopen bases in eight cities in Aug-2020: Vitoria da Conquista, Dourados, Presidente Prudente, Campina Grande, Governador Valadares, Juiz de Fora, Ilheus and Joinville. Bookings are already…..

WestJet and Onex focus on getting ‘resting heart rate’ down to a more maintainable level

CAPA – Centre for Aviation, in a report entitled: ‘COVID 19: Canada‘s WestJet and Onex work to weather the storm’, stated (02-Jul-2020) the outcome of WestJet‘s decision to become…..

Volaris reports ‘gradual recovery of demand, accelerating towards the end of Jun-2020’

Volaris reported (06-Jul-2020) the following traffic highlights for Jun-2020: Passengers: 585,000, -68.9% year-on-year; Domestic: 505,000, -66.2%; International: 80,000, -68.9%; Passenger traffic (RPM): -66.4%; Domestic: -61.6%; International:…..

Alaska Airlines reports continued growth in e-commerce demand, seafood demand steady

Alaska Airlines manager marketing and business development for air cargo Rick Bendix said the carrier continues to experience growth in e-commerce demand as more consumers shop…..