IATA highlights four challenges for Panama to continue aviation growth

IATA called (10-Sep-2019) for dialogue between Panama‘s Government and the aviation industry, “to address the challenges and find joint solutions in order to meet the growing demand…..

Spirit Airlines introduces new seating for pax, features more pre recline and width

Spirit Airlines unveiled (09-Sep-2019) new seating for passengers, created by Acro Aircraft Seating. The seats come in a matte black colour with yellow border stitching and feature nearly…..

Interjet restructures network schedule in Mexico City seeking increased connectivity

Interjet reportedly restructured its network schedule at Mexico City Juarez International Airport, seeking to increase overall network connectivity by 40% (La Politica Online, 09-Sep-2019). The carrier plans…..

ACI World head of security: 100% staff screening in US, Canada would cause costs to ‘soar’

ACI World head of security Nathalie Herbelles stated a decision from the US and Canada to “adopt 100% screening” would cause the global cost of staff screening  to “soar further”…..

US DoT: Delta, Aeromexico, Aerolitoral gives notice of intent to codeshare

US Department of Transportation (DoT) received (09-Sep-2019) a 30 day blanket notice from Delta Air Lines, Aeromexico and Aerolitoral of plans to display Delta‘s ‘DL’ designator code on frequencies operated by Aeromexico between Delta‘s authorised gateways…..

American Airlines ‘disappointed a lot of customers’ during summer 2019: president

American Airlines president Robert Isom stated the carrier has “certainly” not produced the margins and earnings it had originally intended for 2019, adding: “We haven’t run the…..

Passaredo and MAP to operate 13 daily frequencies from Sao Paulo Congonhas Airport

Passaredo scheduled (06-Sep-2019) 13 new daily frequencies from Sao Paulo Congonhas Airport to seven new destinations. The services will be operated by Passaredo and MAP Linhas Aereas. The new destinations are…..

Delta Air Lines introduces biometric boarding at Los Angeles International Airport: report

Delta Air Lines reportedly introduced facial recognition technology to terminal 2 in Los Angeles International Airport (Los Angeles Times, 06-Sep-2019). The carrier plans to eventually have biometric boarding systems…..

Mexico’s restaurant industry contributes with 15% of the country’s tourism GDP

Mexico Communications and Transports Secretariat (Mexico SCT) announced (06-Sep-2019) the country’s restaurant industry contributes 15.3% of the country’s tourism GDP and 1.3% of the country’s GDP……

JetBlue Airways: Operating to multiple London airports ‘could be an option’

JetBlue Airways COO Joanna Geraghty noted it “could be an option” for the airline to launch service to multiple airports in London from Boston and New York (AirInsight, 05-Sep-2019)……

Gol launches new frequencies from Natal Airport following the reduction in fuel tax

Inframerica, via its official LinkedIn account, announced (05-Sep-2019) Gol launched new regular and seasonal frequencies from Natal Airport to Rio de Janeiro, Sao Paulo, Brasilia and Goiania, increasing weekly frequencies from…..