JetBlue Airways to operate first A321neo on Fort Lauderdale-New York JFK service

JetBlue Airways plans to operate its first A321neo on Fort Lauderdale-New York JFK service from 24-Sep-2019 (Simple Flying, 20-Aug-2019). As previously reported by CAPA, the carrier expects…..

Lima Airport’s second runway construction to be inaugurated in 2022, new terminal in 2024

Lima Airport Partners‘ PR Agency, Llorente & Cuenca, via communication directly with CAPA, clarified (20-Aug-2019) that the scheduled dates for the inauguration of Lima Jorge Chavez International…..

United’s new club in Raleigh Durham could serve as a blueprint for other mid-sized airports

United Airlines has opened a new lounge at Raleigh-Durham International airport, and if the airline’s effort to cater to corporate travellers in mid-sized spoke airport…..

The size of the bleisure market proves hard to define as it emerges almost two-thirds of travellers are secretly extending business trips for pleasure

A new survey from La Quinta by Wyndham has found that the northern hemisphere summer is proving a popular time for bleisure travel, the activity…..

Copenhagen airport has lofty long-haul ambitions and is not afraid to steal long haul routes from rivals to feed its own hub

Copenhagen Airports’ CEO Thomas Woldbye recently said the company aims to attract “even more long haul routes” to draw passengers from Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Germany,…..

Video of the week – Australia Pacific Aviation and Corporate Travel Summit: industry perspectives

The South Pacific aviation market has enjoyed relatively benign operating conditions in the last couple of years, allowing the region’s carriers to record some of…..

WTTC: Mexico City Santa Lucia Airbase conversion is not feasible

World Travel & Tourism Council president and CEO Gloria Guevara said the conversion of Mexico City Santa Lucia Airbaseto handle commercial operations is not feasible (El Sol de Mexico, 15-Aug-2019)……

American Airlines to increase Miami-Los Angeles frequency and decrease New York JFK-San Francisco service from Dec-2019

American Airlines plans to increase Miami-Los Angeles frequency from 65 to 72 times weekly from 18-Dec-2019 to 06-Jan-2020, as per a 19-Aug-2019 GDS and inventory display. The increased…..

Flybondi stimulates searches for Rio de Janeiro and Florianopolis with new routes

Kayak operations manager Brazil Eduardo Fleury revealed that in Argentina, the search for Rio de Janeiro and Florianopolis bookings increased by 33% and 63% respectively, following Flybondi‘s plans to operate to the…..

Aeromexico echoes Delta’s arguments over unfair subsidies as Emirates prepares for Barcelona-Mexico flights

Although it has fallen farther down the industry radar, the Gulf airline subsidy debate is still simmering across the Americas. Now Aeromexico has joined the…..

Hampton by Hilton hits 2,500 property milestone as portfolio grows to almost 260,000 rooms across 27 countries, and there are 700 properties and more than 93,000 rooms in its pipeline!

Hampton by Hilton is celebrating its continued growth in the upper-midscale accommodation category worldwide as it marks the opening of its 2,500th hotel. The landmark…..