“At Piedmont, I don’t have to hide who I am”

Source: Piedmont While administering care to a patient in the hospital one day, nursing intern Yosvanny “Yos” Andreu sparked a conversation that would change their career path from providing care on the ground to caring for passengers in the sky. “The patient was a flight attendant and we talked about what her job was like; it sounded exciting and something I wanted to do,” reflects Yos. As someone who identifies as a member of the LGBTQ+ community, the second time was the charm when Yos found the right airline that was the right fit. “Now that I’m working for Piedmont, I don’t have to hide who I am.”  Yos earned a Bachelor of Nursing but that conversation never left his [...]

2024-06-14T11:55:58+03:00June 14th, 2024|AIRLINES, News|

TAP Air Portugal launches on board Film Festival

Source: TAP Altitute Film Fest with applications open until June 30, 2024. TAP announces the launch of its 1st On Board Film Festival, the Altitude Film Fest, an initiative that celebrates the world of cinema and aims to provide unique experiences for the airline's passengers, while promoting our country, its culture and its traditions. Registration for the festival is free and applications are open until June 30, 2024. This festival offers TAP passengers the chance to enjoy an exclusive selection of films during their flights, providing a new dimension of entertainment at 30,000 feet of altitude. The Altitude Film Fest gives filmmakers from all corners of the world the chance to compete in two categories, documentary and fiction short films, [...]

2024-06-14T11:45:40+03:00June 14th, 2024|AIRLINES, News|

American Airlines 2024 Safety Champions

Source: American Airlines Among them, Felipe Pierri Schmidt at São Paulo-Guarulhos International Airport (GRU) At American Airlines, there is nothing more important than safety — it’s engrained in every flight, every job, every day. American’s Safety Champion Award recognizes team members who go above and beyond in the name of safety. They provide ideas and insights and are leaders at their work location with one common goal: keeping American’s customers and team members safe. On June 10, 40 honorees — who came from as far as Dublin, Honolulu and São Paulo, and represent numerous work groups across the airline — were recognized as 2024 Safety Champions at a celebration dinner in Fort Worth, Texas. “From gestures like mentoring new pilots [...]

2024-06-14T11:39:31+03:00June 14th, 2024|AIRLINES, News|

Delta Premium Select to debut on flights between New York-JFK and Los Angeles this fall

Source: Delta Air Lines As demand for premium travel experiences continues to grow, Delta will offer Delta Premium Select on select JFK-LAX flights beginning in September. Fast, free Wi-Fi presented by T-Mobile will be available on all flights between JFK and LAX by the end of September. Beginning this fall, Delta customers traveling between New York (JFK) and Los Angeles (LAX) can look forward to elevated dining and additional room to stretch out in Delta Premium Select as the airline delivers this popular product on domestic U.S. transcontinental flights for the first time. Delta Premium Select will launch on September 10 on four of Delta’s 11 peak-day flights between LAX and JFK on a Boeing 767 widebody aircraft newly equipped [...]

2024-06-13T21:04:06+03:00June 13th, 2024|AIRLINES, News|

United Teams Up with Chicago Bears to Support Special Olympics

Source: United Airlines Players work alongside airline's Special Olympics Service Ambassadors at O'Hare International Airport for the day to help drive awareness of organization's travel needs Through United's Miles on a Mission platform, loyalty customers are able to donate their unused airline miles to Special Olympics to support athletes United teamed up with the Chicago Bears today at O'Hare International Airport to support Special Olympics, Inc. ("Special Olympics"). Chicago Bears Tight End Cole Kmetworked alongside the airline's Special Olympics Service Ambassadors for the day to help drive awareness of the organization's travel needs. United launched the Special Olympics Service Ambassador (SOSA) Program in 2019, inviting Special Olympics athletes to work in airports as part-time employees. These employees welcome United customers, [...]

2024-06-13T20:56:01+03:00June 13th, 2024|AIRLINES, News|

Frontier Airlines Announces New Routes, Expanding Operations Across Nine Airports

Source: Frontier Airlines To Celebrate, America’s Greenest Airline is Offering Fares Starting at $19* Ultra-low fare carrier Frontier Airlines (NASDAQ: ULCC) will launch nonstop service from nine airports across the United States in August, expanding its roster of convenient and affordable travel options from coast to coast. To celebrate, America’s Greenest Airline is offering fares as low as $19*. “By providing exceptional value and a superior travel experience, ‘The New Frontier’ is leading the way in the airline industry when it comes to convenience and affordability,” said Josh Flyr, vice president of network and operations design, Frontier Airlines. New service from Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport: SERVICE TO: SERVICE START: SERVICE FREQUENCY: Fare: Boston (BOS) August 13, 2024 Daily $39* Los [...]

2024-06-13T20:37:31+03:00June 13th, 2024|AIRLINES, News|

Arajet Takes Delivery of its 10th Boeing 737 MAX as Carrier Expands International Routes

Source: Boeing Newest 737-8 supports Caribbean carrier's push into North and South America First low-fare airline in the region now flies the 737 MAX to 23 destinations Arajet's 10th Boeing 737 MAX has arrived in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic as the airline continues to grow its fuel-efficient fleet. This 737-8 delivery through a lessor supports Arajet's growth strategy throughout the Americas as the airline plans to more than double its routes in the next few years. "This tenth aircraft is unique, not only because it has a special Dominican ribbon painted on the fuselage, but because it will increase the number of connections we make with the continent. We are reaffirming our commitment to democratize the skies and be able to connect all our countries with the [...]

2024-06-12T13:05:42+03:00June 12th, 2024|AIRLINES, MANUFACTURERS, News|

United Adds Nearly 200 Flights for Political Conventions

Source: United Airlines United increases capacity by 75% to and from Milwaukee for Republican National Convention in July and 118 flights to and from Chicago for Democratic National Convention in August United added nearly 200 new flights to make it even easier for convention attendees and political enthusiasts to travel to this summer's national political conventions. United will increase its Milwaukee flying by more than 75% for the Republican National Convention in July and will fly its largest schedule from its Chicago O'Hare hub since 2019 for the Democratic National Convention in August, including a 40% increase in flying between Chicago O'Hare and Washington Reagan. In total, the airline will add 72 flights to and from Milwaukee in July and 118 flights to and from Chicago in August. [...]

2024-06-12T13:37:50+03:00June 12th, 2024|AIRLINES, News|

Delta, LATAM Group to be the official airlines of Copa América 2024

Source: Delta Air Lines Delta and LATAM announced that they will be the official airlines of the Copa América 2024, an international soccer championship from June 20 to July 14 in 14 venues across the United States. Delta and LATAM announced that they will be the official airlines of the Copa América 2024, an international soccer championship from June 20 to July 14 in 14 venues across the United States. Additionally, LATAM Group will offer exclusive promotions in some of the championship's destinations in the next few days, as well as ticket raffles among its most loyal customers, so that they can attend one of the world's most important soccer events, which this year will bring together 16 American teams. [...]

2024-06-11T12:12:34+03:00June 11th, 2024|AIRLINES, News|

Canadian North & Air Greenland Launch New Route for Thrilling Arctic Adventure!

Source: Canadian North Get ready for an extraordinary journey like no other! Canadian North and Air Greenland are thrilled to announce a new travel experience that bridges culture, business, and tourism between Greenland and Canada. This summer from June 26 to October 23, Air Greenland and Canadian North will offer direct interline flights every Wednesday between Nuuk, the capital of Greenland and Iqaluit, the capital of Nunavut. Montreal, Kuujjuaq and Ottawa travellers will also enjoy same-day service to and from Nuuk via Iqaluit, making it easier than ever to reach the heart of Greenland’s charm. Tickets are now available for purchase online at www.canadiannorth.com/greenland or www.airgreenland.com, or through travel agents. While on board, passengers will experience the warm embrace of [...]

2024-06-11T12:34:14+03:00June 11th, 2024|AIRLINES, News|