Ryanair to reduce October capacity by a further 20% from a previous target

Ryanair has been forced to cut its capacity in October by a further 20% and may have to do the same for the rest of the winter unless European Union governments ease their Covid-19 travel restrictions, the airline said today. The airline said it would fly about 40% of the capacity it flew last October, […]

Vietjet to resume some international flights

Vietjet said it will reopen some of its regular international flights from Vietnam to Japan, South Korea and Taiwan from 29 September. The flights include: Ho Chi Minh City – Tokyo (Narita): One flight every Tuesday Ho Chi Minh City – Seoul (Incheon): One flight every Wednesday Hanoi – Taipei (Taoyuan): One flight every Thursday […]

JetBlue to add 24 new routes to its network

Jetblue announced its intention to launch 24 new routes towards the end of this year. Many of these routes have never been flown before by the airline. Each of the new routes adds strength to the airline’s focus cities in Florida, Latin America, the Carribean, New York, and California. Each of the markets added in […]

Finnair changes long-term planning unrecognizably

Finnair’s successful journey to financial growth and expansion  went into survival mode in a very short time. The challenges caused by the COVID-19 forced the flag carrier of Finland to make radical changes in the company’s planning strategy. The flag carrier of Finland finished the 2019 with significant financial success.  Having an ambitious growth strategy, […]

American Airlines adds Daytona Beach to Dallas + Philly; big boost for DAB

American Airlines is adding Daytona Beach to both its Dallas Fort Worth and Philadelphia hubs, supplementing its well-established operation to Charlotte. Both Dallas and Philadelphia will be served once-daily between 17 December and 5 April.  Mesa will use its 76-seat CRJ-900s to Dallas, while Philadelphia will be operated by PSA’s 65-seat CRJ-700s. Dallas is by far American’s top […]

Lufthansa Reveals That 1% Of Passengers Tested Had COVID-19

Earlier this year, German flag carrier Lufthansa opened a COVID-19 testing center at Frankfurt Airport. In the process, it became one of the first airlines to open such a facility. It seems as though launching the test center was a popular idea, as over 150,000 tests took place during the summer. Testing on arrival is […]

Etihad Airways extends salary cuts; Emirates returns to normal

Etihad Airways has reportedly decided to prolong salary cuts for its staff until the end of 2020. Meanwhile, Emirates airline announced that full employee salaries would come back in October of the same year. Etihad’s wage reduction was softened down and capped at 10% from a previous 25-50%, the airline’s representative told the Khaleej Times […]

United Airlines To Stop Charging $200 Change Fee For All Domestic Flights

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — United Airlines is getting rid of its change fee for most domestic tickets, effective immediately. Travelers holding Economy and Premium tickets on their way to the U.S., Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands can now change their destinations without paying a the $200 fee. Passengers must still pay any fare difference, […]