ALTA welcomes Brazil’s visa policy changes for Australia, Canada, Japan and US citizens

ALTA executive director Luis Felipe de Oliveira, via his personal LinkedIn account, welcomed (15-Mar-2019) the Brazilian Government’s decree which eliminates the need for visas for citizens…..

Aeromexico to increase Mexico City-Seattle frequency

Aeromexico plans to increase Mexico City Juarez-Seattle frequency from daily to twice daily effective 31-May-2019, as per an 18-Mar-2019 GDS and inventory timetable display. The carrier will…..

Peru receives assistance offer for airport development from five countries

Peru‘s Ministry of Transports and Communications received (14-Mar-2019) proposals to provide technical assistance for the construction of Chinchero Cusco International Airport from Canada, Korea, Spain, France and Turkey. Peru will establish a project…..

Delta Air Lines relocates operations to North Terminal at New Orleans International Airport

Delta Air Lines relocated (15-Mar-2019) operations to Concourse C at Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport‘s North Terminal. The carrier previously had its base at Concourse D…..

Avianca to commence charging for the second checked bag

Avianca reportedly plans to commence charging for a second checked bag on certain international markets effective 01-May-2019 (El Nuevo Siglo, 13-Mar-2019). Economy passengers on routes from Colombia, Ecuador, Peru,…..

Jamaica’s Government signals plans for a new domestic carrier

Jamaica‘s Government is studying the launch of a carrier to operate domestic services (Jamaica Observer, 16-Mar-2019). Minister of Transport and Mining Robert Montague stated: “Having…..

TAP Air Portugal announces Stopover Brazil programme

TAP Air Portugal, via its official LinkedIn account, announced (16-Mar-2019) plans to launch the ‘Stopover Brazil‘ programme, allowing tourists to extend their stay and bookings by…..

Skyscanner flight price trends and insights incorporated into the Trello platform

Skyscanner and Trello announced (04-Mar-2019) a JV to provide customers access to Skyscanner’s flight price trends and insights on the Trello platform. Trello customers can improve their travel…..

Azul: FFP ‘maintained its strong growth pace, reaching 10.8m members in Dec-2018’

Azul Linhas Aereas CEO John Rodgerson commented (14-Mar-2019) on the carrier’s FFP, TudoAzul, stating: “TudoAzul maintained its strong growth pace, reaching 10.8 million members in Dec-2018,…..

Interjet enables web and mobile check in for US originated operations

Interjet launched (14-Mar-2019) web and mobile check in services for all operations originating in the US to Mexico. Passengers can check in online 24 hours ahead of their scheduled…..