|Delta Increases Capacity Between Lima and Atlanta |
Delta increased its capacity between Lima, Peru, and Atlanta this week by 18.5 percent, replacing its Boeing 767-400 with a Boeing 777-200. Delta will be the only U.S. airline operating in Peru with an aircraft of that size.
**Having a larger aircraft, the Boeing 777 with 46 more seats, reflects market momentum and customer preference,** said Rodrigo Bértola, Delta*s Director – Hispa... Readmore
|Assisted living resident, 96, becomes honorary Delta flight attendant|
Delta turned 96-year-old Clem Ferguson*s dream into a reality last week when she joined the airline*s new hire flight attendants at the In-Flight Training Center to fulfill her lifelong dream of becoming a flight attendant.
Christian City, a local assisted living home in the Atlanta area, and its partner Second Wind Dreams, a nonprofit organization dedicated to fulfilling dreams for e... Readmore
|Frontier Airlines Applies to U.S. Department of Transportation for Authority to Operate to Cuba|
DENVER – March 3 - Frontier Airlines has applied to the DOT for authority to begin service between five cities in the United States and Cuba under the new arrangement that provides for the re-establishment of scheduled air services between the United States and Cuba.
Frontier has applied for the following routes: one daily nonstop flight between Denver and Havana, three daily nonstop ... Readmore
|Southwest Airlines Named Among Top Employers By Forbes Again In 2016|
Southwest Airlines Co.®(NYSE: LUV) announced today that it ranked #13 of the 500 companies on Forbes* List of Best Employers for 2016. This is the second year of the Forbes* List of Best Employers, with Southwest® moving up from 18 in 2015.
**This ranking is really a recognition of the Employees of Southwest Airlines and the passion they show every day for offering the best in Hospita... Readmore
|United Airlines and Air China Strengthen and Extend Strategic Partnership|
CHICAGO and BEIJING, March 23, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Air China and United Airlines recently signed a multi-year agreement to strengthen their long-standing strategic partnership. In addition to the long-term extension of their agreement, Air China and United have established a joint strategic initiative that will significantly deepen coordination between the two airlines for the benefit of their cu... Readmore
|JetBlue*s Mint Service Soars in Boston|
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- JetBlue (NASDAQ:JBLU), Boston*s No. 1 airline, today announced the start of its acclaimed Mint service at Boston*s Logan International Airport (BOS). JetBlue is now the only airline in Boston to offer regularly-scheduled flights with fully lie-flat seating on domestic routes.
Service between Boston and San Francisco International Airport (SFO) begins today wi... Readmore
|JetBlue Grows in Long Beach With New Route, More Flights and Improved Schedule|
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- JetBlue (NASDAQ:JBLU), the largest carrier at Long Beach Airport (LGB), today announced it is increasing the number of destinations and flights at its Southern California focus city. The growth is made possible due to the recent award of three new slots as well as increased utilization of JetBlue*s existing slots. JetBlue will now serve a dozen destinations nonstop from... Readmore
|JetBlue and Azul Brazilian Airlines Announce Codeshare Agreement|
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- JetBlue (NASDAQ:JBLU) today announced it is expanding its existing partnership with Azul Brazilian Airlines through a unilateral codeshare agreement, subject to government approval. Azul will place its **AD** code on JetBlue flights between multiple destinations and JetBlue*s focus cities in Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood (FLL) and Orlando (MCO). From both Florida gateways A... Readmore
|American Applauds The Elimination of Argentine Reciprocity Fee|
FORT WORTH, Texas – American Airlines today issued the following statement on the elimination of the $160 reciprocity fee paid by United States citizens traveling to Argentina.
**American congratulates the United States and Argentina on today*s decision by the Argentine government to eliminate the reciprocity fee paid by U.S. citizens visiting Argentina,** said Art Torno, American*... Readmore
|American Airlines Invests $400,000 In Three Charlotte Community Organizations|
CHARLOTTE, N.C. – American Airlines is awarding $400,000 in grants to three local non-profit community organizations, demonstrating its commitment to the Charlotte community.
The grants include:
$150,000 to Renaissance West Community Initiative (RWCI), a mixed-income housing and support community that is leading the revitalization of a West Charlotte neighborhood.