Globalia to open 250 room hotel in Cartagena

Globalia announced (11-Jul-2019) Be Live Hotels will open its first hotel in Colombia in Cartagena. The 250 room hotel will be opened in Aug-2019 and is located in front…..

US Travel Association: US domestic travel increases 3.2% in May-2019

US Travel Association reported (10-Jul-2019) travel to and within the US increased 3.2% year-on-year in May-2019, marking the 113th month of overall expansion. The Leading Travel Index (LTI) expects…..

Norwegian Air Argentina seeks authorisation to operate Argentina-US services

Norwegian Air Argentina commenced the process of requesting authorisation to operate services to the US (AeroLatinNews, 10-Jul-2019).

US lawmakers introduce ‘Fair and Open Skies Act’ to stop flag of convenience carriers

US House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure introduced (10-Jul-2019) the Fair and Open Skies Act to prohibit the US Department of Transportation (DoT) from issuing foreign air carrier permits for…..

Avior Airlines launches Caracas-Santo Domingo service

Avior Airlines inaugurated (09-Jul-2019) twice weekly Caracas–Santo Domingo Las Americas service effective 09-Jul-2019 with 108 seat Boeing 737-200 aircraft. [more – original PR – Spanish]

US FAA awards USD477m in infrastructure grants to 264 US airports

US FAA announced (09-Jul-2019) USD477 million in infrastructure grants will be awarded to 264 US airports under the Airport Improvement Programme (AIP). This is the third allotment of grants…..

Group Mach issues clarification regarding amended proposal to acquire Transat AT

Group Mach stated (09-Jul-2019) it did not withdraw its amended proposal to acquire Transat AT, as stated in recent media reports. Group Mach stated Transat AT’s board of…..

Guatemala City La Aurora Airport to be modernised under PPP

Guatemala‘s Ministry of Communications and Infrastructure stated the modernisation of Guatemala City La Aurora Airport will occur under a PPP modality requiring a USD117 million investment (prensalibre.com,…..

Dominican Republic and Antigua and Barbuda sign new air services agreement

Dominican Republic‘s Government signed (08-Jul-2019) a new bilateral air services agreement with Antigua and Barbuda, which will “boost trade and tourism”. [more – original PR –…..

Alaska Airlines will ‘pause’ growth plans for Dallas Love Field

Alaska Airlines decided to “pause” its growth plans for Dallas Love Field, due to the “current litigation surrounding gates and the uncertainty of future gate access” (Travel…..

Delta Air Lines to launch New York JFK-Houston George Bush service from Oct-2019

Delta Air Lines plans to launch 14 times weekly New York JFK-Houston George Bush service with A220-100 aircraft from 27-Oct-2019, as per a 08-Jul-2019 GDS display and inventory……