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Frontier Airlines Adds Another 6 Destinations from Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport; Summer Daily Departures to Increase 57% Versus a Year Ago

Source: Frontier Airlines Major Fare Sale on All Routes from CVG; Fares and Premium Seat Upgrades Starting at $19 Ultra-low fare carrier Frontier Airlines (NASDAQ: ULCC) will begin nonstop service from Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG) to six additional destinations in May of 2024. These routes are in addition to service announced last month from CVG to Minneapolis-Saint Paul and New York LaGuardia. With the new routes, Frontier will serve a total of 20 destinations from CVG, increasing average peak summer daily departures by 57 percent versus a year ago. To celebrate, America's Greenest Airline is offering fares as low as $19* and Premium Seat Upgrades starting at $19** on all routes operating from CVG. "From New England to Florida, [...]

2024-02-13T19:33:50+02:00February 13th, 2024|AIRLINES, News|

Foerever and Airways: British Airways reveals Valentine’s themed treats and limited-time offer

Source: British Airways British Airways is bringing romance to the skies this Valentine’s Day with love-themed desserts, complimentary heart chocolates, hours of rom-coms available through the airline’s ‘Love is in the air’ inflight entertainment category, as well as romantic gift ideas from its High Life Shop. In addition British Airways Holidays has launched a range of city break offers from £142pp to celebrate the most romantic date of the year (the 14th day of the second month). Customers can choose from a range of options including Paris, Copenhagen, Dublin, Turin, Edinburgh, Nice, Prague, Stockholm, and Verona*. Whether flying short-haul or long-haul, every customer travelling on 14 February from Heathrow and Gatwick will feel the love with a complimentary heart shaped chocolate upon boarding. Customers in [...]

2024-02-13T19:42:09+02:00February 13th, 2024|AIRLINES, News|

Boeing Commits to Partnership with the Invictus Games Vancouver Whistler 2025 and the Invictus Games Foundation Through 2026

Source: Boeing Boeing to serve as Global Presenting Partner of Invictus Games Vancouver Whistler 2025 alongside Canadian company ATCO Providing funding directly to Invictus Games Foundation's sport recovery programs for international wounded, injured and sick service personnel and veterans around the world Boeing announced a multi-year commitment to the Invictus Games Vancouver Whistler 2025 and the Invictus Games Foundation to support wounded, injured and sick servicemen and women around the world. In addition to sponsoring the first Invictus winter hybrid games, Boeing will invest in the Invictus Games Foundation, the charity that governs the delivery of the Invictus Games, to support its extensive mental health and physical recovery resources and programs. "Current and former servicemen and women play a vital [...]

2024-02-13T19:45:17+02:00February 13th, 2024|MANUFACTURERS, News|

ACI-LAC Welcomes Transoft Solutions as a New World Business Partner

Source: ACI-LAC Airports Council International - Latin America and the Caribbean - ACI-LAC proudly announces its newest member, Transoft Solutions, a leading global provider of cutting-edge software solutions for the aviation industry. Airports Council International - Latin America and the Caribbean - ACI-LAC proudly announces its newest member, Transoft Solutions, a leading global provider of cutting-edge software solutions for the aviation industry. With a commitment to revolutionizing the aviation landscape, Transoft Solutions offers a comprehensive suite of state-of-the-art software designed to address the diverse needs of airport professionals worldwide. The company specializes in delivering top-tier solutions for airport and airspace modeling, airside planning and operations, obstacle limitation compliance, terminal simulation, and more. Dr. Rafael Echevarne, Director General of ACI-LAC, expressed [...]

2024-02-13T21:46:16+02:00February 6th, 2024|News, ORGANISATIONS|

oneworld reaches a 25-year milestone, having flown nearly nine billion customers since 1999

Source: oneworld The oneworld® alliance today celebrates 25 years of delivering an exceptional and seamless travel experience to its customers worldwide, with a member airline flight taking off or landing somewhere in the world every six seconds, 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Since 1999, the alliance has flown nearly nine billion customers on its member airlines, connecting them with friends, loved ones and different cultures around the globe. Launched on 1 February 1999 by its founding members American Airlines, British Airways, Cathay Pacific, and Qantas, the alliance was formed to increase connectivity and flexibility for passengers and to reward frequent flyer customers with special benefits and privileges. Since then, oneworld has grown to include 13 of the [...]

2024-02-13T21:37:41+02:00February 1st, 2024|AIRLINES, News|

Alaska Airlines reports on Flight 1282 and 737-9 MAX fleet

Source: Alaska Airlines Photos by Ingrid Barrentine / Alaska Airlines Our first 737-9 MAX planes return to service as final inspections continue  Alaska Airlines has completed final inspections on our first group of 737-9 MAX aircraft as we move forward to return the fleet to commercial service. We’ll resume flying the 737-9 MAX with Flight 1146 from Seattle to San Diego on Friday afternoon, Jan 26. On Jan. 24, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) approved the detailed inspection and maintenance process for the 737-9 MAX to return to flying. Our Alaska technicians began the inspections that night. We expect inspections on our 737-9 MAX to be completed by the end of next week, allowing us to operate our full flight [...]

2024-01-29T19:33:32+02:00January 29th, 2024|AIRLINES, News|

Taking off for Tokyo: American Airlines welcomes tentative approval to start nonstop service from New York

Source: American Airlines American expects to launch daily service to Tokyo’s convenient downtown Haneda Airport (HND) from New York (JFK) in the coming months. American will be the only U.S. carrier flying nonstop between JFK and Tokyo. Japan Airlines and American will offer comprehensive nationwide service to Tokyo. American Airlines welcomes tentative approval from the United States Department of Transportation (DOT) to begin nonstop service between New York (JFK) and Tokyo Haneda Airport (HND). American will be the only U.S. carrier operating service between JFK and Tokyo, complementing the existing service operated by its joint business partner Japan Airlines. “American looks forward to beginning nonstop service to Tokyo’s Haneda Airport from JFK,” said American’s CEO Robert Isom. “We are grateful [...]

2024-01-29T19:42:33+02:00January 29th, 2024|AIRLINES, News|

Canadian North Partners with MHASO to Expand Mental Health & Addiction Support

Source: Canadian North Canadian North, an Inuit-owned airline, today announced a new partnership with Mental Health and Addiction Services Ottawa (MHASO), expanding access to mental health and addiction support for employees. This initiative further strengthens the support available to Canadian North employees, addressing critical needs in the communities we serve. Through this partnership, Canadian North employees will have enhanced access to assessments, counselling, and treatment for mental health and addiction issues. MHASO’s expertise will provide accessible and effective care, adaptable to diverse needs, through on-site and virtual support options. This initiative also includes the option for Canadian North employees to refer services to others in their community. “Mental health affects us all and often in silence,” said Canadian North’s President [...]

2024-01-29T19:59:55+02:00January 29th, 2024|AIRLINES, News|

EASA partners with IATA to counter aviation safety threat from GNSS spoofing and jamming 

Source: IATA The European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) and the International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced the conclusions of a workshop jointly hosted at EASA's headquarters to combat incidents of GNSS spoofing and jamming. The workshop's high-level conclusion was that interference with satellite-based services that provide information on the precise position of an aircraft can pose significant challenges to aviation safety. Mitigating these risks requires short-, medium- and long-term measures, beginning with the sharing of incident information and remedies. "GNSS systems offer tremendous advantages to aviation in increasing the safety of operations in a busy shared airspace," said EASA Acting Executive Director Luc Tytgat. "But we have seen a sharp rise in attacks on these systems, which poses a [...]

2024-01-29T19:49:41+02:00January 29th, 2024|News, ORGANISATIONS|

French Ministry of Interior orders 42 H145 helicopters

Source: Airbus The French Armament General Directorate (DGA) ordered 42 new H145 helicopters at the end of 2023, on behalf of the Ministry of Interior, with deliveries set to start in 2024. Of these 42 helicopters, 36 are destined for the French rescue and emergency response agency, Sécurité Civile, while the French law enforcement agency, Gendarmerie Nationale, will use six. The contract includes an option for a further 22 H145s for the Gendarmerie Nationale and a range of support and service solutions from training to spare parts, as well as a complete initial support package for the aircraft. “We have a long standing relationship with the Gendarmerie Nationale and the Sécurité Civile and I am very proud that we will [...]

2024-01-29T22:26:59+02:00January 28th, 2024|MANUFACTURERS, News|