Air traffic shortstaff ‘crippling’ East Coast travel

Air traffic shortstaff 'crippling' East Coast travel

By David Shepardson WASHINGTON (Reuters) – An airline industry trade group said on Friday the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) must ensure adequate air traffic control (ATC) staffing to avoid further summer travel disruptions. Airlines for America told US Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg in a letter that the staffing challenges are disrupting flights even in good … Read more

Airlines, FAA spar over flight delays ahead of July Fourth

Airlines, FAA spar over flight delays ahead of July Fourth

Travelers wait to board a plane at Miami International Airport in Miami, Florida, on April 22, 2022. Daniel Slim | AFP | Getty Images Airlines and the Federal Aviation Administration are pointing the finger at each other over a rising rate of flight cancellations and delays, just as millions prepare for a July 4th travel … Read more

United Airlines pilots in line for big pay raise amid global travel disruptions

United Airlines pilots in line for big pay raise amid global travel disruptions

The largest pilots union has approved a contract that would boost the pay of pilots at United Airlines by more than 14% over the next 18 months, potentially clearing the way for similar large wage increases throughout the industry. The deal reflects the leverage currently held by unions with the industry facing a pilot shortage … Read more

Pilots in Line for Big Raises Amid Global Travel Disruptions | Business News

By DAVID KOENIG, AP Airlines Writer DALLAS (AP) — The largest pilots union has approved a contract that would boost the pay of pilots at United Airlines by more than 14% over the next 18 months, potentially clearing the way for similar large wage throughout the industry. The Air Line Pilots Association said Friday that … Read more

Ryanair and Brussels Airlines strike hit European travel | News | DW

Ryanair and Brussels Airlines strike hit European travel |  News |  DW

Ryanair cabin staff in several European countries staged stoppages on Friday, with more strikes to begin on Saturday. The walkouts come at the start of the peak summer travel season, at a time where staff shortages in airports have already wreaked travel chaos. In Belgium, a strike of staff from Brussels Airlines — a subsidiary … Read more

One-Way Airline Tickets Are Surging

A Small Amount of Sustainable Aviation Fuel

Skift Take Good morning from Skift. It’s Frida, June 24 in New York City. Here’s what you need to know about the business of travel today. Rashaad Jorden Today’s edition of Skift’s daily podcast looks at the spike in one-way airfare sales, the impact of North American tourists in southeast Asia, and why corporate travel … Read more

Avelo Airlines is building an ultra low-cost carrier that’s actually g

Avelo Airlines is building an ultra low-cost carrier that's actually g

A new domestic airline took flight in California in April 2021. Avelo Airlines, an ultra low-cost carrier (ULCC) founded by aviation industry veteran Andrew Levy, carried its first passengers on a 75-minute trip from Burbank to Santa Rosa, in California wine country, aboard a 189-seat Boeing 737. For introductory fares that started at $19 one … Read more

PLAY Offering 50% Off Select Flights To Celebrate Anniversary, But You Must Act Fast

PLAY Offering 50% Off Select Flights To Celebrate Anniversary, But You Must Act Fast

PLAY, a low-cost Icelandic air carrier, began service from the US to Europe in April. Now the airline has reached another critical milestone: Today marks its 1-year anniversary of offering flights. The best part is that you can help PLAY celebrate. In recognition of its anniversary, PLAY is offering a flash sale on select flights … Read more