|Delta to Serve Havana, Cuba, from New York-JFK, Atlanta and Miami|
Delta will begin serving Havana, Cuba, this fall from New York-JFK, Atlanta and Miami as a result of today*s announcement by the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT). Delta applauds and thanks the DOT for awarding the airline the ability to resume operating daily, nonstop scheduled service to the Caribbean island for the first time in almost 55 years.
**Today has been a long-awaited ... Readmore
|JetBlue Plans to Fly to Havana With Daily Flights From Three U.S. Cities|
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- JetBlue (NASDAQ: JBLU) today announced its intent to serve Havana from three U.S. cities, bringing low-cost, high-quality daily service to customers traveling between the U.S. and Cuba for the first time in more than 50 years. The announcement follows the U.S. Department of Transportation*s (DOT) tentative decision to grant JetBlue up to four daily nonstop flights betwe... Readmore
|United Airlines Says *Kia Ora* to Auckland|
SAN FRANCISCO, July 1, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Beginning today, traveling between the West Coast and the South Pacific just got easier as United Airlines launches new nonstop service between its premier Pacific gateway at San Francisco International Airport and Auckland, New Zealand.
United*s inaugural service to Auckland also marks the official start of the airline*s joint venture agre... Readmore
|United Airlines Celebrates Company-Best Fourth of July Holiday On-Time Performance|
CHICAGO, July 5, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines reached another significant milestone in the company*s ongoing commitment to providing customers with on-time and reliable service, achieving a company-best for percentage of mainline and regional flights arriving at or before their scheduled arrival time from July 1 through July 4.
This performance – 72.2 percent for the holiday... Readmore
|Southwest Airlines Cargo Flies High With Industry-Leading Awards|
DALLAS, June 23, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) Cargo is flying high after recently being named the nation*s best carrier for air cargo. For the seventh straight year, Southwest earned the Airforwarders Association*s (AFA) **Domestic Carrier of the Year,** award. The airline earned the honors for its on time performance, Customer Service, problem resolution, overall value,... Readmore
|Delta, Virgin Capture Aviation Strategy Award|
LONDON - Delta and joint venture partner Virgin Atlantic were jointly awarded Airline Business Magazine*s Aviation Strategy Award for Finance at a ceremony Sunday night.
The award was made in recognition of the financial strategy behind Delta*s 49 percent stake in Virgin, as well as the success of the airlines* joint venture partnership. Delta by Bill Carroll, S.V.P. – Finance and Con... Readmore
|TSA, American Airlines Jointly Testing Innovative Airport Security Technology|
WASHINGTON and FORT WORTH, Texas, July 05, 2016 - The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) and American Airlines, through a joint initiative, will install new screening technology, including automated security screening lanes and computed tomography (CT) scanners, at select American Airlines hubs nationwide this fall.
The automated screening lanes incorporate technology and sc... Readmore
|Delta celebrates new service between Minneapolis-St. Paul to Rome|
By Anthony Black • posted June 2, 2016
Amid the cannoli, wine and meatballs, Delta, its customers, the Metropolitan Airports Commission and invited guests gathered at the Minneapolis/St. Paul International Airport to hold a celebration to kick off inaugural daily summer seasonal service between Minneapolis/St. Paul and Rome.
Rome becomes the airline*s 10th peak day flight between the... Readmore
|FRONTIER AIRLINES APPOINTS BARRY L. BIFFLE AS PRESIDENT |
DENVER – Frontier Airlines today announced the appointment of Barry L. Biffle as president and chief executive officer of the airline. Biffle has also been named as a member of the airline*s Board of Directors.
Biffle has served as president of Frontier since July 2014 and has more than 20 years* industry experience. Biffle has held numerous airline senior executive and management rol... Readmore
|JetBlue Releases Annual Responsibility Report|
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- JetBlue (Nasdaq: JBLU) recently released its annual responsibility report outlining progress the airline made in environmental, social and business responsibility in 2015. This report highlights major developments including a 3.7 percent reduction in standardized emissions since 2009 and carbon offsets totaling more than 1.1 billion pounds of CO2e emissions.