Daily Airline News

A Landline bus at Philadelphia Airport

North America

American Airlines Buses to Philadelphia Are Moving Inside Security

Travelers on most American Airlines "flights" operated by Landline on buses no longer need to clear security in Philadelphia during their connections. That one change could make a big difference…

July 12th, 2023 at 7:00 AM EDT

Delta planes at the Austin airport

North America

Delta’s Expansion in Austin May Be Too Little, Too Late to Catch American and Southwest

Delta Air Lines is investing in its Austin focus city with two new routes this fall, but the carrier still lags well behind American Airlines and Southwest Airlines by market…

July 11th, 2023 at 2:03 PM EDT

A LOT Polish plane


LOT Polish Turns 2022 Profit Despite Ukraine War Challenges

LOT Polish, Poland’s national airline, claims to have earned a 8.3 billion Polish zloty ($26 million) net profit last year. The result marks a return to profitability after two years…

July 10th, 2023 at 3:08 PM EDT

An EasyJet plane lands at Amsterdam Schiphol with KLM planes in the background


Amsterdam Schiphol Flight Cuts Move Forward After KLM, Other Airlines Lose Appeal

KLM and other airlines may have to cut their schedules in Amsterdam as soon as next summer after a Dutch appeals court ruled that the government could limit flights at…

July 7th, 2023 at 11:54 AM EDT

Wideroe and Norwegian Air planes at the Oslo Airport


Norwegian Air Steps Up Pressure on SAS With $105 Million Wideroe Deal

Norwegian Air, once the image of a failed carrier, is taking the lead in the long expected consolidation of the European airline business. The discounter will buy Norwegian regional airline…

July 6th, 2023 at 11:24 AM EDT

Viva Aerobus Airbus A321neo Nose

Latin America

Viva Aerobus Wants Larger Piece of Mexico’s Boom With New Airbus Order

Mexican discount airline Viva Aerobus has signed a memorandum of understanding with Airbus for 90 Airbus A321neo aircraft that could more than double its fleet in the coming years as…

July 5th, 2023 at 2:09 PM EDT

A United plane at Newark airport.

North America

United Airlines Considers Shrinking Newark Hub, Risking New York Advantage

United Airlines is considering shrinking its strategically important Newark hub, as it looks at ways to avoid another week-plus of flight disruptions after severe weather in the New York City…

July 3rd, 2023 at 8:24 AM EDT

Toronto skyline and Billy Bishop airport

North America

Porter, Startup Connect Stand to Benefit as Toronto’s Second Airport Adds U.S. Customs Facility

It will soon be a little easier to fly to the U.S. from Billy Bishop Airport near downtown Toronto. And that could be a boon to Porter Airlines and startup…

June 30th, 2023 at 1:54 PM EDT

United airplanes at Newark Airport with Manhattan in the background

North America

United’s New York Distress Shows how Weather Can Royally Mess Up an Airline’s Operations

It's been a terrible, horrible, very bad, no good week to be flying in or out of the New York City area. Severe weather last weekend, coupled with a shortage…

June 29th, 2023 at 1:43 PM EDT

A Viva Air Airbus A320neo

Latin America

Viva Air Liquidation Leaves Opening in Colombia for Avianca, Other Airlines

Colombian low-cost-carrier Viva Air has reached its end after nearly 14 years in operation and a months-long attempt to merge with Avianca.

June 28th, 2023 at 8:16 AM EDT