Tag: international flights

Uzbekistan Airways Allowed to Sell Tickets Below Cost

Reading Time: < 1 minute The President of the Republic of Uzbekistan signed Measures to Boost Tourists Inflow Decree, which entitled Uzbekistan Airways to sell air tickets for international flights at below-cost prices. According to the decree, Uzbekistan Airways’ tax base will be reduced by the value of air tickets sold at reduced prices. Uzbekistan Airways is recommended, in coordination […]

Southwest To Open More International Flights

Reading Time: < 1 minute Southwest Airlines plans to launch new international flights from Fort Lauderdale, Nashville, and St. Louis beginning in November. All flights are subject to government approvals. The Dallas-based carrier will offer nonstop services from Fort Lauderdale (Florida) to San Jose (Costa Rica) and Punta Cana (Dominican Republic) starting in November. Also, from Nov. 11, Southwest will […]

Airlines Embrace Pollution Plan That Could Cost Them $24 Billion

Reading Time: 2 minutes The aviation industry is supporting a United Nations proposal to limit pollution from international flights even though the measure may eventually cost companies $24 billion annually. Trade groups representing United Continental, Boeing and other industry leaders are pushing nations to join the agreement, which would require companies to offset their emissions growth by funding environmental […]