Tag: US Airlines

Nearly 1,000 Flights Canceled as Hurricane Florence Approaches

Reading Time: 2 minutes Nearly 900 flights have already been canceled as of Wednesday evening in anticipation of Hurricane Florence making landfall along the east coast of the United States. The website FlightAware said there were 893 total cancelations and 13,438 delays as of 6:30 p.m. Wednesday. Major and smaller airports from Georgia to Virginia are already seeing flight […]

US Airline Start-Up Commits to 60 A220-300 Aircraft

Reading Time: 1 minute A new U.S. airline start-up announced a commitment for 60 Airbus A220-300 aircraft, with deliveries beginning in 2021. The Memorandum of Understanding was revealed at the Farnborough Air Show. This new airline is backed up by a group of experienced investors led by David Neeleman, founder of JetBlue, investor in TAP in Portugal and controlling […]

Number of Airlines To Suspend Venezuela Operations

Reading Time: 2 minutes A number of airlines, including Delta Air Lines and Avianca Airlines, intend to suspend their services to Caracas. According to the letter submitted by Delta to the Venezuelan National Institute of Civil Aviation, the last flight DL781 from Atlanta to Caracas will be held on Saturday, September 16, 2017. The return and final farewell flight […]

Do You Know What Basic Economy Class Entails?

Reading Time: 2 minutes After the three major U.S. legacy airlines have introduced basic economy fare classes in order to attract more fliers by offering less expensive tickets, a great confusion among American economy class travellers has arisen. Although „basic economy“ is the term that has already entered the daily lexicon of air travellers, this concept still seems to […]

US Airlines Earn $4.8 Billion 1Q Pre-Tax Profit

Reading Time: 2 minutes The 10 publicly traded mainline US airlines reported a collective first-quarter pre-tax profit of $4.8 billion, according to Airlines for America (A4A). The earnings, which represent the combined results of Alaska Airlines, Allegiant Air, American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Hawaiian Airlines, JetBlue Airways, Southwest Airlines, Spirit Airlines, United Airlines and Virgin America, gave the US […]