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Canadians can escape to the sunshine coast of Cayo Largo in Cuba this fall, now offered in Canada through Sunwing

Source: Sunwing Sunwing customers can book Cayo Largo today for travel starting November 1, 2022 with five weekly direct flights from multiple gateways, and the potential to add more for the fall and winter season as customer demand evolves Sunwing customers are invited to be among the first to experience a reimagined boutique vacation in the tropical destination of Cayo Largo, Cuba this fall. Considered Cuba’s sunshine coast thanks to its 25km of pristine, white-sand shores and summertime feeling year-round, Cayo Largo is offered through Sunwing to Canadians in search of a getaway like no other. With its prime location and warm temperatures, the destination will appeal to the most discerning of travellers. “Cuba has long held its top spot as a Canadian [...]

2022-08-02T16:01:32+03:00August 2nd, 2022|AIRLINES, News|

Delta celebrates 65 years of connecting Mexico and the US

Source: Delta Air Lines As Delta celebrates 65 years of operations in Mexico, we reflect on Delta's history with the country as well as how we continue to improve on our business within Mexico going forward The year was 1957:  the space race was beginning in the United States, West Side Story would debut on Broadway, and the Golden Age of Mexican cinema was elevating stars such as Maria Felix and Pedro Infante on the global stage. And Delta Air Lines predecessor Western Airlines landed for the first time at Mexico City International Airport with a piston-powered, 4-engine DC-6B aircraft that touted a pressurized cabin with air conditioning that was innovative for its time and flew at an altitude of [...]

2022-08-02T15:47:53+03:00August 2nd, 2022|AIRLINES, News|

Southwest’s First Mother/Daughter Pilot Duo Takes Flight

Source: Southwest Airlines Since our inception, Southwest Airlines has had a passion for putting People first. From our revolutionary beginning, through unparalleled growth and great success, we've always focused on People. We're committed to providing our Southwest Family a work environment where they can be themselves and be recognized for the unique perspectives they each bring forward. That's why we're excited to share this unique story of Southwest's first-ever mother/daughter Pilot duo, Captain Holly Petitt and First Officer Keely Petitt. Holly Petitt started her aviation career fresh out of college as a flight attendant working for another carrier. After riding the jumpseat in the flight deck, she realized she wanted to learn to fly planes. She then got to work [...]

2022-08-02T16:31:53+03:00August 2nd, 2022|AIRLINES, News|

American Airlines Pushing Cancer Research to New Heights With Fundraising Campaign

Source: American Airlines Airline launches campaign with Stand Up To Cancer® (SU2C) and SU2C Ambassador Mandy Moore Mandy Moore joins American and SU2C to launch this year’s fundraising campaign with video alongside airline team members. Customers earn American Airlines AAdvantage® miles for donations to SU2C during two-month campaign. American Airlines, in collaboration with Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C) and Emmy, Grammy and Golden Globe-nominated actress, singer and songwriter Mandy Moore, is launching its annual campaign to raise funds for innovative and life-saving cancer research. Now through Sept. 30, customers will receive 25 bonus American Airlines AAdvantage® miles for every dollar they donate of $25 or more to Stand Up To Cancer. Additionally, anyone who uses their American Airlines AAdvantage Mastercard® [...]

2022-08-01T17:41:11+03:00August 1st, 2022|AIRLINES, News|

Newest Delta Sky Club brings signature lounge experience to Haneda Airport

Source: Delta Air Lines Visitors to the Club will enjoy unique design touches that celebrate Japanese culture, curated artwork and rich interiors reflective of traditional Japanese patterns and textures Delta is opening its first Delta Sky Club at Tokyo’s Haneda Airport – the only club there operated by a U.S. airline – a luxurious addition featuring regional specialties as Japan gradually eases pandemic-era restrictions and welcomes business and leisure travelers alike. “We’ve been looking forward to this day for years,” said Claude Roussel, Managing Director – Delta Sky Club. “Bringing the signature Delta Sky Club experience to Haneda as we continue to grow our network of premium, one-of-a-kind lounges is a huge moment for our Asia-Pacific partners, and all future [...]

2022-08-01T18:01:18+03:00August 1st, 2022|AIRLINES, News|

WestJet and Unifor agreement ratified

Source: Westjet Today, the first collective bargaining agreement between WestJet and Unifor was ratified by Unifor's members. Unifor is the certified union representing certain WestJet airport employees at YYC Calgary International Airport and Vancouver International Airport. "WestJet is pleased to share that the agreement negotiated with Unifor has been ratified by its membership," said Angela Avery, WestJet Executive Vice-President and Chief People, Corporate and Sustainability Officer. "This settlement demonstrates WestJet's commitment to its employees, the long-term success of the airline and the communities we serve." The agreement will come into September 1, 2022 and will be in place until December 31, 2026. "This agreement will provide our guests, who rely on our critical investments for their air travel needs, with well-deserved confidence in their [...]

2022-07-29T20:34:50+03:00July 29th, 2022|AIRLINES, News|

Inspiring Our Future Aviators: The Hawaiian Airlines Day With the OBAP Annual ACE Academy

Source: Hawaiian Airlines Planting seeds of inspiration to grow the next generation of aerospace leaders is key to continuing our legacy as Hawaiʻi’s hometown carrier. Yesterday, we teamed up with the Organization of Black Aerospace Professionals (OBAP) to host a diverse group of 16 local middle-to-high school students enrolled in the nonprofit’s annual Aerospace Career Education (ACE) Academy. Over 30 Hawaiian Airlines employees and 12 OBAP members volunteered to guide the students, answer questions and share their expertise while showing them the ins and outs of our operations. Students began the day at our corporate headquarters where our Chief Operating Officer Jon Snook shared his personal story, covered Hawaiian Airlines’ vast operations and encouraged them to keep their sights set on the sky. Employee [...]

2022-07-29T13:06:29+03:00July 29th, 2022|AIRLINES, News|

United to Become First Airline to Fly Nonstop Between Washington D.C. and Cape Town

Fuente: United Airlines U.S. Department of Transportation awards airline three new direct flights between Washington Dulles and Cape Town Tickets on sale now – United's inaugural flight scheduled for November 17 United offers more flights to South Africa than any other North American airline United Airlines announced new direct flights between Washington Dulles Airport and Cape Town, becoming the first airline to provide nonstop roundtrip service from our nation's capital to South Africa. The U.S. Department of Transportation granted the airline three weekly direct flights, which will commence on November 17, 2022 (subject to approval by the South Africa Government). Tickets are on sale now and can be purchased online or through the United app. United started seasonal service from New York/Newark to Cape Town in 2019 and [...]

2022-07-29T12:40:12+03:00July 29th, 2022|AIRLINES, News|

Frontier Airlines Offers 1 Million Seats on Sale from $19*

Source: Frontier Airlines America's Greenest Airline Launches Inflation-Busting Sale; Book Now Through Aug. 1 Ultra-low fare carrier Frontier Airlines has launched a limited-time fare sale on 1 million seats from $19.* The promotion runs through Aug. 1, 2022 and is valid for travel on select days of the week from Aug. 2 through Oct. 5, 2022. "Frontier Airlines is offering an inflation-busting blockbuster fare sale to destinations throughout the U.S., Caribbean and Latin America," said Daniel Shurz, senior vice president of commercial, Frontier Airlines. "When fares are this cheap, they won't last long so grab them while you can!"" Visit https://www.flyfrontier.com/ for additional information and reservations. *About the 1 Million Seats Sale: Fares must be purchased by 11:59 pm Eastern time on Aug. [...]

2022-07-28T21:33:33+03:00July 28th, 2022|AIRLINES, News|

JetBlue and Spirit to Create a National Low-Fare Challenger to the Dominant Big Four Airlines

Source: Spirit Airlines Combination set to bring JetBlue’s unique blend of low fares and great service to more customers on more routes system wide JetBlue terminates its all-cash tender offer to acquire Spirit common stock JetBlue Airways Corporation (“JetBlue”) and Spirit Airlines, Inc. (“Spirit”) today announced that their boards of directors have approved a definitive merger agreement under which JetBlue will acquire Spirit for $33.50 per share in cash, including a prepayment of $2.50 per share in cash payable upon Spirit stockholders’ approval of the transaction and a ticking fee of $0.10 per month starting in January 2023 through closing, for an aggregate fully diluted equity value of $3.8 billion1 and an adjusted enterprise value of $7.6 billion2. “We are excited [...]

2022-07-28T21:49:12+03:00July 28th, 2022|AIRLINES, News|