August 5, 2021| 120 0

Air France Focuses On The Caribbean And Europe This Winter

Air France confirmed its main focus for the winter 2021 season will be Europe and the Caribbean. The airline will focus on leisure destinations with six new routes as well as the continuation of seven summer routes. As the summer season ends in the northern hemisphere, Air France is looking towards the winter months. The airline confirmed it will st …

July 27, 2021| 121 0

New Caribbean routes join American’s MIA network

Flights to Dominica and Anguilla will begin in December. US carrier American Airlines has filed plans to launch a pair of new routes from Miami (MIA) to destinations in the Caribbean. From Dec. 8, the oneworld alliance member intends to add scheduled flights to the island nation of Dominica, followed by the British Overseas Territory of Anguilla thre …

July 3, 2021| 79 0

flypop Aims To Be The Lowest Cost Airline On The Planet

After having delayed its launch due to the COVID-19 pandemic, United Kingdom startup airline flypop still aims to become the lowest cost airline on the planet. Now planning to begin flights between the UK and India in October, flypop is hoping that India will have been added to the UK’s list of green counties by then. Unlike other airlines that burn …

June 3, 2021| 111 0

Where Did KLM Fly Its MD-11 Fleet?

KLM had 10 MD-11s in all, with the first example arriving in 1993 – some 28 years ago. KLM retired the type in 2014, marking the end of all passenger MD-11 services worldwide. Looking back, KLM used the three-engine aircraft to 36 destinations between 2004 and 2014. The end of the MD-11 in scheduled passenger service came on October 26th, 2014, when …

March 9, 2021| 241 0

Caribbean Airlines Eyes New York To Barbados Flights

Subject to regulatory approvals, Trinidad and Tobago national flag carrier Caribbean Airlines plans to launch non-stop flights between New York and Barbados starting April 1, 2021. The once-weekly service will depart Grantley Adams International Airport (BGI) on Thursdays at 12:40 and arrive at New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) …

February 25, 2021| 116 0

Lufthansa Outlines Summer Leisure Travel Program

German flag carrier Lufthansa has today revealed its leisure travel plans for the summer of 2021. The airline will focus on flights to the Caribbean, Greece, and the Canary Islands, giving German holidaymakers plenty of options for experiencing summer sun. With strict travel bans, tied with what German experts are calling the start of the third wave …

February 15, 2021| 116 0

Sun Country Airlines Wants To Expand – Where Could It Fly?

Sun Country Airlines is an American low-cost carrier that often flies under the radar of most travelers. Based out of Minneapolis, Minnesota, the carrier focuses on flying leisure passengers on nonstop routes on mostly seasonal services. As the airline charts a course to get to 50 aircraft, the carrier has plenty of room to grow. Here are some exam …

February 10, 2021| 81 0

Air Canada Continues To Cut Routes & Jobs

Air Canada announced Tuesday that it would be cutting 17 more transborder and international routes. As a result, the carrier will temporarily lay off another 1,500 staff. This will bring the total of airline job cuts in Canada since the start of the new year up to 5,000. Unions are not happy with the lack of aid from the Canadian government. Sevente …

February 6, 2021| 124 0

WestJet Lays Off More Staff And Cabin Crew

Canada’s second-largest airline has had to make some further cuts to its workforce, announcing this past week that 250 staff will be laid off. Citing Canada’s recent restrictions imposed on travel to Mexico and other southern sun destinations, WestJet will lay off 120 cabin crew as of March 2nd. The other 130 WestJet jobs being cut will come from c …

January 31, 2021| 135 0

US Airlines Come Out Strongly Against Domestic Testing

US airlines have come out quite strongly against testing mandates for domestic travel. Though nothing has become concrete yet, and neither the White House nor the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) have released a plan to require passengers to undergo testing for travel, airlines are already expressing their displeasure. US airlines do not support do …

January 28, 2021| 112 0

American Airlines Alters International Lounge Access Policy

American Airlines is making some changes to its international lounge access policy. The airline bills the changes as streamlining lounge access policies and making it easier for customers to figure out which lounge they get access to. These changes are currently in effect for a limited amount of time, though it would not be surprising to see Americ …

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