Air travel rebound presents a growth opportunity for Leidos

Air travel rebound presents a growth opportunity for Leidos

The numbers considered the industry standard for watching air travel do not lie — passengers are turning up to airports in droves again after nearly two years of not doing so. A cursory look at these monthly reports from the International Air Transport Association representing the world’s airlines finds these words and more — “recovery,” … Read more

Expect to see ‘significant improvement’ in airports- Acsa ups maintenance budget

Expect to see 'significant improvement' in airports- Acsa ups maintenance budget

Airports Company SA cut back when COVID ravaged the travel industry – now it’s catching up on maintenance. Bruce Whitfield interviews CFO Siphamandla Mthethwa after Airports Company South Africa posts its results for the year to end-March 2022. – Airports Company South Africa’s revenue is up 81% from 2020/21 financial year as travel slowly recovers … Read more

Avelo Airlines Adds Second Florida Route From Michigan Airports

Avelo Airlines Adds Second Florida Route From Michigan Airports

Avelo Airlines today announced that it will expand its existing service from Lansing and Kalamazoo to Florida through the addition of a second nonstop destination: Fort Myers. Avelo is currently the only carrier to offer convenient and affordable nonstop service to the Sunshine State from Michigan’s central and southwestern regions. Avelo’s new seasonal service from … Read more

Discount Airline Adds Service To Europe from New US Airport

Discount Airline Adds Service To Europe from New US Airport

Icelandic-owned, low-cost airline Play today announced that it will be adding a fourth US city to its route map with service to Washington-Dulles International Airport (IAD), scheduled to start on April 23, 2023. “We’re just really looking forward to starting it and taking the next step in the US market, which has been very good … Read more

Valletta planning to dissolve Air Malta in 4Q22 – report

Valletta planning to dissolve Air Malta in 4Q22 - report

The Maltese government has advanced backup plans to dissolve Air Malta (KM, Malta Int’l) at the end of October 2022 and to transfer its few remaining profitable assets to a new, as yet unnamed, state-owned airline, reports The Shift independent news platform. Air Malta declined to comment on the report. “I suggest that you only … Read more

WNBA union president Nneka Ogwumike calls for charter flights between games

WNBA union president Nneka Ogwumike calls for charter flights between games

CNN — Unlike in the NBA, WNBA teams aren’t permitted to use charter planes for travel. And, much like other airline passengers flying commercial these days, that has caused headaches for WNBA teams in the midst of travel. The latest example has come with the Los Angeles Sparks. One of their star players is Nneka … Read more

Summer 2022 air travel: What to know if your flight gets canceled or delayed

Summer 2022 air travel: What to know if your flight gets canceled or delayed

Amid one of the busiest summer travel seasons US airports have experienced in years, experts say passengers should know their rights when airlines delay or cancel flights. Under federal law, airlines that cancel flights are required to give cash payouts to customers who decide not to travel, said Scott Keyes, founder of Scott’s Cheap Flights. … Read more

A4A Reaffirms US Airlines’ Commitment To the Traveling Public

A4A Reaffirms US Airlines' Commitment To the Traveling Public

As the bustling scene at airports across the nation this summer has proven, Americans are making up for lost time when it comes to their vacation plans, business trips and destination events that were thwarted by the pandemic. Every day now, over 2 million nationwide travelers are passing through airport security, whereas that number was … Read more

Unruly Airline Passenger’s Violent Attack Forces Emergency Landing

Unruly Airline Passenger's Violent Attack Forces Emergency Landing

Echoing last year’s all-time high for disruptive airline passengers, one man’s crazed behavior caused his Virgin Atlantic flight—traveling from London to Los Angeles—to make an emergency landing in Salt Lake City on Tuesday. According to CNN, UK resident William Stephen Hayes, 39, was removed from the plane upon arrival in Salt Lake City and arrested … Read more

Passengers trapped on boiling American Airlines flight for 6 hours

Passengers trapped on boiling American Airlines flight for 6 hours

Passengers on an American Airlines flight from Charlotte, NC, to New York City were driven to “mental breakdown” Sunday when the delayed aircraft was left sitting on a runway for hours with no air conditioning or food service, according to a report. The flight to JFK, which was supposed to leave at 1:07 pm, wound … Read more