News

March 20, 2019

Former Delta executive nominated to head the FAA

AOPA issued this statement: The White House announced today that longtime Delta Air Lines executive Steve Dickson is its nominee to lead the Federal Aviation Administration […]
March 20, 2019

Ethiopian Airlines to launch a new route to Istanbul

Ethiopian Airlines  has announced that it has finalized all preparations to launch a direct thrice weekly flight to Istanbul, Turkey as of April 1, 2019. The […]
March 20, 2019

Air Canada updates its schedule following the grounding of the Boeing 737 MAX aircraft

Air Canada said today that it has adjusted its schedule through to April 30 to cover 98 percent of its planned flying following Transport Canada’s closure […]
March 20, 2019

Planning for the un-planned: Diversions allow Air Canada ground staff in St. John’s a chance to shine

Air Canada issued this story of diversions at St. John’s: “Ladies and gentlemen, this is the captain from the flight deck. One of our passengers has […]
March 18, 2019

El Al Israel Airlines reports its financial results for 2018 and fourth quarter 2018, Boeing 747-400s to be retired

El Al Israel Airlines issued this reported today: Despite the increased competition at Ben Gurion Airport, the Company’s (TASE: ELAL) revenues from passenger increased by approx. […]
March 18, 2019

Delta to drop the Detroit – Sao Paulo route

Delta Air Lines will drop the Sao Paulo (Guarulhos) route from its Detroit hub on March 29. The route currently operates three days a week with […]
March 16, 2019

Etihad Airways posts a loss of $1.28 billion in 2018

Etihad Airways has announced an improvement in core operating performance of 15% in 2018, 7% higher than forecast, on revenues of US$5.86 billion (2017: US$6.0 billion). […]
March 16, 2019

Air Canada suspends 2019 financial guidance in light of Boeing 737 MAX grounding

Air Canada announced today that, following Transport Canada’s safety notice closing Canadian airspace to Boeing 737 MAX aircraft until further notice, the Federal Aviation Administration’s temporary […]
March 16, 2019

Swiss to introduce new Premium Economy Class

Swiss International Air Lines is to introduce a new Premium Economy Class on its long-haul aircraft fleet from spring 2021, to further strengthen its position as […]
March 16, 2019

Southwest Airlines adds new nonstop routes

Southwest Airlines today announced several new nonstop flights linking cities across the United States as it extends its bookable flight schedule through Nov. 2, 2019. New […]