May 6, 2021| 47 0

BREAKING: NEW ZEALAND SUSPENDS BUBBLE TO NSW

New Zealand will suspend the trans-Tasman bubble to NSW for two days starting on Friday. The country’s COVID response minister, Chris Hipkins, said it wasn’t a decision taken lightly, and New Zealand could lift the temporary ban early depending on how the situation plays out. “We will keep that under constant review during that time,” said …

May 6, 2021| 48 0

El Al Set To Up Flight Capacity To The United States

El Al is planning to ramp up its flight schedules to the United States in the coming weeks. The airline will increase frequencies to key gateways in the country as travel demand rises. However, the Israeli airline isn’t the only one eying an expansion in the market, with other carriers hot on its heels. Jump According to Globes, El Al is planning a m …

May 4, 2021| 45 0

Qantas Successful In Stopping Ex-Executive Starting At Virgin For Now

Qantas has succeeded in its legal bid to temporarily prevent a former executive from joining arch-rival, Virgin Australia. With Nick Rohrlach due to start as CEO of Virgin Australia’s loyalty program, Velocity, on Monday, Qantas was in court on Friday to try to stop this happening. A last-minute win for Qantas Singapore’s High Court issued an injunct …

May 4, 2021| 40 0

Malaysia Airlines Denies Flying Passengers From India

Malaysia Airlines has responded with force to claims they breached a ban on flying passengers in from India. The Kuala Lumpur-based airline has lodged complaints to the police about allegations made in social media accounts. The allegations claimed the airline ignored a Malaysian Government ruling banning ex-India passengers. Malaysia Airlines axes …

May 4, 2021| 48 0

Air India Carries 30 COVID Positive Travelers To Italy

30 travelers on an Air India flight from Amritsar to Rome last Wednesday have tested positive on arrival. The entire flight has been quarantined for 10 days, as per Italy’s new rules for travelers from India. This flight is the latest of many carrying multiple positive passengers from India, which is battling a massive second wave of COVID-19. Posit …

May 4, 2021| 39 0

Philippine Airlines Seeks Flights To Israel

Philippine Airlines is in talks with the Israeli Ministry of Tourism to launch direct flights between the countries. Flights would commence this October and serve the rising demand for Philippinos traveling to Israel for tourism and work. Let’s find out more about this possible Manila-Tel Aviv route. New flights According to The Jerusalem Post, Phili …

May 2, 2021| 54 0

United Airlines To Receive Nearly $3bn In Government Support

United Airlines will receive $2.8 billion in payroll support under the third round of government funding. The funding will exclusively be used to cover payroll for the airline’s employees. This will also keep the airline from conducting involuntary furloughs or layoffs through September, at least. This is crucial for United as it targets a return t …

May 2, 2021| 52 0

JetBlue Supports LaGuardia Perimeter Rule Despite American Partnership

New York’s LaGuardia Airport (LGA) faces restrictions on operations thanks to a perimeter rule that has kept most long-range flying at two other New York-area airports. Despite increasing its LaGuardia flying due to its partnership with American Airlines, JetBlue does not want to see the perimeter rule lifted at the airport without significant chan …

May 2, 2021| 51 0

Sun Country & Frontier To Receive Over $180m In Government Aid

American ultra-low-cost carriers Sun Country Airlines and Frontier Airlines will – combined – receive just over $180 million in government aid. Under the third round of payroll support extensions, the two carriers will receive an additional influx of cash to keep the carriers running through the summer and beyond. Sun Country and Frontier agree to g …

April 30, 2021| 61 0

Remember When: Airbus Flew All Its Current Aircraft In Formation

We couldn’t discuss Boeing’s epic 2016 7X7-series line-up without also covering Airbus’ equally epic 2019 A3XX formation flight. Taking place in May of 2019, the flight included one aircraft from each in-production family type of Airbus’ commercial aircraft line. This consisted of the A319neo, A330neo, A350, A380, a BelugaXL – and Airbus’ newest ad …

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