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Ed Bastian’s Message to Clients: Taking Care of You

Source: Delta Air Lines   We know that your health and safety, as well as that of your loved ones, is on your mind. It is also in ours. Nothing is more important to us.   Ensuring you have the safest experience requires best practices, Delta CareStandard is run by the best people. Taking care of each other is one of Delta's values. Employees have worked together to preserve thousands of jobs and are supported by a workplace testing and practice program to keep them and you safe. By always taking care of our people and giving them the tools they need, they can focus on caring for them. So rest assured, you are in the best of hands.   [...]

2020-10-22T09:09:58+03:00October 22nd, 2020|AIRLINES, News|

COE Approves Protocol for the Reopening of Flights to Galapagos For Tourists

Source: General Directorate of Civil Aviation - Ecuador   The Emergency Operations Committee of the Galapagos Province approved on October 14 through Resolution COEP-064-GAL-14102020 the “Protocol for the Reopening of Flights to the Galapagos Islands in the framework of the Health Emergency due to COVID-19 Version 2.0 ”, In order to establish the guidelines for the process of entry and exit of passengers to and from the island region.   The document establishes the protocols for the entry and / or exit of passengers to the province of Galapagos according to their migratory category, defined in Article 39 of the Organic Law of the Special Regime of the Province of Galapagos (LOREG): permanent resident, temporary, tourist and passerby.   All [...]

2020-10-22T09:00:37+03:00October 22nd, 2020|News, ORGANISATIONS|

Iberia increases flights between La Coruña y Madrid by 50%

Source: Iberia   Result of an agreement with the Chamber of Commerce of A Coruña and the City Council Since mid-November Iberia goes from 14 to 20 weekly frequencies In addition, it will make three weekly overnight stays in A Coruña, which will allow it to fly to Madrid first thing in the morning and return on the same day   Iberia has reached an agreement with the Chamber of Commerce and the A Coruña City Council to increase its frequencies on the route to Madrid for at least three months, starting in mid-November.   The airline will go from 14 to 20 weekly flights that will cover all time slots and with departures from A Coruña to Madrid at [...]

2020-10-22T08:39:51+03:00October 22nd, 2020|AIRLINES, News|

The Cesar Manrique-Lanzarote Airport carried out a general simulation of a plane accident

Source: AENA   The César Manrique-Lanzarote Airport, following the program established in its Self-Protection Plan, today carried out a general simulation of a plane accident, which has tested the response capacity of the aerodrome's security services and the coordination with the means of outside help.   The exercise simulated the accident of a commercial flight to Funchal, with 14 passengers and 3 crew members. The aircraft, an ATR-72, twin-engine turboprop, presented a loss of power in both engines, listing and impacting in the Montaña Mina area, outside the airport area. The plane suffered irreparable damage.   After observing the accident and immediately, the Control Tower notified the Rescue and Fire Fighting Service (SSEI) and the accident was reported to the [...]

2020-10-22T08:26:42+03:00October 22nd, 2020|AIRPORTS, News|

Turkish Airlines restarts operations at Tocumen International Airport in November

Source: Tocumen Airport   The Turkish airline Turkish Airlines announced the resumption of its operations between Istanbul and Tocumen International Airport as of November 1, 2020.   As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, Turkish Airlines suspended its operations in Panama in March of this year, one of the routes that is part of its expansion in Latin America and which began operating in May 2016.   According to Raffoul Arab, general manager of the Tocumen International Airport, "Turkish Airlines drew up a progressive flight plan for Panama, starting in November with two weekly frequencies on Wednesdays and Sundays, while in December it plans to add Fridays to its itinerary" .   Turkish Airlines will offer the services with its [...]

2020-10-22T08:12:52+03:00October 22nd, 2020|AIRPORTS, News|

ACI-LAC welcomes the Puerto Rico Ports Authority

Source: ACI-LAC   Airports Council International for Latin America and the Caribbean (ACI-LAC) is pleased to welcome the Puerto Rico Ports Authority as a new member of the association.   The Ports Authority is one of the main government agencies in Puerto Rico and is responsible for managing the main ports of entry and exit for passengers in Puerto Rico, as well as 9 airports in the country, among which the Rafael Hernández de Aguadilla Airport and the Mercedita Airport located in the city of Ponce.   "ACI-LAC warmly welcomes the Puerto Rico Ports Authority as a new member of the organization. We are particularly proud that the Authority has decided to join the world airports association, since with its [...]

2020-10-22T08:04:30+03:00October 22nd, 2020|News, ORGANISATIONS|

Salvatore Sciacchitano, President of the International Civil Aviation Organization: “The COVID-19 pandemic emphasizes the importance of solidarity and global alignment in Aviation”

Salvatore Sciacchitano, President of the International Civil Aviation Organization: "The COVID-19 pandemic emphasizes the importance of solidarity and global alignment in Aviation"   Edited by Jeff Peet   1.- What role has the industry played in the development of harmonization measures, that is, actions common to all its actors to face this pandemic in a coordinated manner?   Industry participation has been wide and highly appreciated. Airline and airport operators are more directly involved in the passenger experience and, as historical aviation safety performance reveals, protecting passengers from any and all risks to their health and safety is the first and higher commitment of air transport.   From a general point of view, everyone should appreciate that CART's work has [...]

2020-10-22T09:19:55+03:00October 21st, 2020|Interviews|

MIA says bienvenido and bienvenue to returning airlines

MIA says bienvenido and bienvenue to returning airlines   Air France, Avianca and Viva Air are latest to make comebacks   Source: Miami Airport   The variety of diverse airline logos, passports and accents seen and heard at Miami International Airport continues to grow with the return of three more passenger airlines at MIA in the past two weeks.   Air France resumed service today with three weekly flights to Paris, providing MIA with its first flights to France since the pandemic began.   Colombian flag carrier Avianca - the world’s longest continuously flying airline at 100 years and counting - made its comeback to MIA on October 1 with a total of 16 weekly flights: daily service to Bogota; four weekly [...]

2020-10-10T06:10:29+03:00October 10th, 2020|AIRPORTS, News|

ICAO Council President encourages solidarity and a focus on building back more sustainably at ATAG 2020 Global Forum

ICAO Council President encourages solidarity and a focus on building back more sustainably at ATAG 2020 Global Forum    Source: ICAO   In his virtual remarks to industry leaders attending the Air Transport Action Group’s (ATAG’s) 2020 Global Sustainable Aviation Forum today, ICAO Council President Salvatore Sciacchitano drew attention to how COVID-19’s impacts on global mobility had tragically impacted the lives of the hundreds of millions of economically vulnerable men and women around the world, with further negative effects on intercultural exchange and the peace and economic prosperity of many developing and developed societies.   “Given the importance of air travel to so many of our fundamental collective aspirations, and to every global citizen’s quality of life, aviation leaders have a great [...]

2020-10-04T20:50:59+03:00October 4th, 2020|News, ORGANISATIONS|

American Airlines Takes First Steps to Open International Markets to Travel with Preflight COVID-19 Testing

American Airlines Takes First Steps to Open International Markets to Travel with Preflight COVID-19 Testing   Source: American Airlines   Initial testing program for Jamaica to begin at Miami (MIA) next month. American is engaged with the Bahamas and CARICOM (The Caribbean Community) to expand program across the Caribbean. Preflight testing will also soon be available for travel from Dallas-Fort Worth (DFW) to Hawaii.   As part of an ongoing effort to help protect customer health and safety, inspire confidence in air travel and advance the industry’s recovery from the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, American Airlines is collaborating with several foreign governments to begin offering preflight COVID-19 testing for customers traveling to international destinations, starting with Jamaica and the Bahamas. The [...]

2020-10-04T20:46:33+03:00October 4th, 2020|AIRLINES, News|