United announces major investments for 2018, outlines plans for premium economy product

United Airlines announced (18-Jan-2018) plans to make “major investments” in the following initiatives in 2018: International network to include destinations such as Papeete (Tahiti), Reykjavik (Iceland) and Porto (Portugal). The carrier also plans…..

Canada Jetlines: Airline duopoly in Canada is creating rift for customers

Canada Jetlines, via its official Facebook account, stated (21-Jan-2018) the airline duopoly in Canada is creating a “rift” for Canadians wishing to travel within their own country, noting:…..

American Airlines to introduce 52 routes across domestic and international network in 2018

American Airlines announced (18-Jan-2018) plans to introduce 52 routes across its domestic and international network as part of its 2018 schedule, “delivering on its promise to provide…..

JetBlue Airways to enter into additional codesharing with Emirates

JetBlue Airways issued (19-Jan-2018) a 30 day notice advising its intention to enter into additional codesharing with Emirates on the following routes: Orlando-Mexico City, Orlando-Cancun, Boston-Cancun, New York JFK–Nassau, Boston-Nassau, Orlando-Nassau,…..

Sunwing Travel Group reports five year growth rate of 156%

Sunwing Travel Group reported (18-Jan-2018) a five year growth rate of 156%, most of which president and CEO Stephen Hunter attributed to the “innovation and value we’ve been able…..

Iberia to launch San Francisco and Managua services

Iberia announced (18-Jan-2018) plans to launch three times weekly Madrid-San Francisco seasonal service, effective 25-Apr-2018 to 28-Sep-2018. In addition, the carrier will launch three times weekly Madrid-Managua service,…..

Air Europa and TAP Air Portugal interested in serving Panama: Minister

Panama‘s Minister of Tourism Gustavo Him received interest from both Air Europa and TAP Air Portugal to commence serving Panama (Europa Press, 17-Jan-2018). Tourism Authority of Panama…..

PANY&NJ introduces interim measures at JFK Airport to better address operational issues

Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (PANY&NJ) executive director Rick Cotton announced (18-Jan-2018) a series of interim measures at New York JFK International Airport (JFK) following the…..

Hawaiian Airlines and Jetstar Group form interline partnership linking New Zealand, Japan and the US

Jetstar Group and Hawaiian Airlines launched (18-Jan-2018) a new interline partnership offering passengers enhanced connections in New Zealand and Japan for flight connections to Hawaii and the US mainland. The move…..

JetSMART launches Santiago-Lima service

JetSMART launched four times weekly Santiago-Lima service with A320 aircraft effective 15-Jan-2018 (Routes Online, 18-Jan-2018). According to OAG, LATAM Airlines Chile holds 64% seat market share on the route,…..

Cargojet to commence services from Hamilton to Latin America and Europe in Feb-2018

Cargojet announced (18-Jan-2018) plans to commence twice weekly service from Hamilton to Bogota and Lima via Atlanta and weekly Hamilton-Cologne service, effective 02-Feb-2018. The airline will operate both services with Boeing 767-300F equipment……