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American Airlines Forecasts Pent-Up Business Demand Could Exceed Pre-Covid Levels Starting Next Year

Much has been said about the pent-up leisure demand that is driving dramatic air traffic recoveries in domestic markets from Australia to China and the U.S. Now, American Airlines executives…

May 25th, 2021 at 12:07 PM EDT

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UK, EU Move to Bar Belarus’ Airlines After Ryanair Hijacking

The UK and the European Union moved to strike back against Belarus after the country forced a Ryanair flight to land in Minsk in order to detain a dissident journalist.…

May 24th, 2021 at 12:35 PM EDT


United Beats JetBlue Into Newark Airport’s New Terminal A That Opens in 2022

Which airlines will operate from a new terminal under construction at Newark Liberty International Airport is a hot topic in the hyper-competitive New York City market.

May 21st, 2021 at 10:19 AM EDT

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Qantas, Virgin Australia Expand on Strong Domestic Travel Rebound in Australia

Australia's domestic travel market is rebounding quickly after a successful national effort to keep Covid-19 in check with strict border controls and even domestic travel restrictions to contain the spread…

May 20th, 2021 at 10:26 AM EDT

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JetBlue Uses Pandemic to Land at London Heathrow in August

London is finally becoming a reality for JetBlue Airways.

May 19th, 2021 at 11:02 AM EDT

Ryanair CEO Blasts Boeing for Max Delays

Ryanair blasted Boeing for delaying the delivery of the first of 210 737 Max 8 200 aircraft, despite regulators certifying the high-density version of the jet in early April. The…

May 18th, 2021 at 9:43 AM EDT

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United Airlines

United Expands Long-Haul Routes as Mainstay China Is Slow to Recover

A United Airlines jet flew to Ghana for the first time in almost a decade on May 14. In a few weeks, the airline will operate its first-ever flight to…

May 17th, 2021 at 7:01 AM EDT

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Volaris Is Counting on Converting Mexico’s Bus Passengers as 2021 Growth Driver

Volaris is emerging from the pandemic as the largest airline in Mexico, consolidating its position as Aeromexico retrenches in bankruptcy and Interjet's woes left it unable to pay its fuel…

May 14th, 2021 at 2:51 PM EDT

Newly Public Frontier Looks Beyond Losses to Huge and Sustained Leisure Travel Opportunities

U.S. consumers have spent the last year largely cooped up, postponing long-planned vacations and trips to visit friends and family. That's changing, and as the country wakes from its pandemic…

May 13th, 2021 at 7:15 PM EDT

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Southwest Airlines

Southwest Makes Play to Be Among Largest Carriers to Hawaii

Southwest Airlines is making a move to become one of the largest airlines flying between the continental U.S. and Hawaii after little more than two years in the market to…

May 13th, 2021 at 12:56 PM EDT