FAA Awards US Airports Funds for Improvements

FAA Awards US Airports Funds for Improvements

Grants add to an already large pot available for helping local airports shore up infrastructure and weather the pandemic. More than $273 million in airport safety and infrastructure grants from the Federal Aviation Administration have been awarded to 41 states and US territories. The sum is a considerable decrease from the $800 million Transportation Secretary…

Massive holiday season parcel volumes increase expected in Americas

Massive holiday season parcel volumes increase expected in Americas

DHL Express says it is expecting to see a nearly 50% increase in inbound parcel volume to the Americas region compared with 2019’s holiday season. It notes that the volume growth, mostly due to the exponential rise in e-commerce, is concentrated in the USA, which accounts for more than 70% of the total inbound volume…

British Airways launches luxury flights and holidays deals

British Airways launches luxury flights and holidays deals

British Airways (BA) has said that it has launched a range of luxury flight and holiday deals, offering discounts for travellers and available for a wide range of destinations across its network. The airline said that Club World, its long haul business class flights to New York will start from £1,199 return, while Club Europe,…

United extends point-to-point flights to Florida

United extends point-to-point flights to Florida

In an effort to capture more of the leisure travel market while keeping its fleet active, United Airlines will extend its offering of point-to-point connections between the Northeast and Midwest USA to Florida beyond the winter holiday season. The Chicago-based carrier, which announced the new routes in August, says on 23 October that it will…

Aloha! The nation’s longest domestic flight is back, and you can book with miles

Aloha! The nation’s longest domestic flight is back, and you can book with miles

The nation’s longest domestic route is set to make a comeback. That will come courtesy of Hawaiian Airlines, which announced on Wednesday Oct 21 that it would resume nonstop service from its Honolulu hub to both Boston and New York-JFK. Boston flights will begin Dec. 18, with Hawaiian offering two flights a week on an Airbus A330 wide-body…

American Airlines will put 737 Max back on schedule Dec. 29. But are passengers ready to fly on it?

American Airlines will put 737 Max back on schedule Dec. 29. But are passengers ready to fly on it?

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Before long, American Airlines might find out how many travelers are reluctant to fly on the Boeing 737 Max. American plans to put the plane back in its schedule by the end of the year, assuming that federal regulators soon approve changes Boeing made after two crashes of Max jets…

Alaska Airlines Starts Flying The Embraer E175 Flights In Alaska

Alaska Airlines Starts Flying The Embraer E175 Flights In Alaska

On Sunday, October 18th, and Alaska Day, Alaska Airlines launched regional intrastate services with its Embraer E175 jets. The carrier said this would allow it to increase frequencies between Anchorage and Fairbanks, as well as maintain year-round connectivity for other communities despite the severe downturn in passenger demand. Challenging reduction of air services On October…

Jet Linx continues expansion plan with Minneapolis private terminal

Jet Linx continues expansion plan with Minneapolis private terminal

Jet Linx will serve the Minneapolis and St. Paul market through its newly-constructed private terminal at Flying Cloud Airport. “We are excited to announce the highly anticipated grand opening of our new Minneapolis private terminal as part of our nationwide growth strategy. With the growing demand for personalized private aviation services, it is a pleasure…