Category: US & Canada

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Bamboo Airways Signed $2 Billion Boeing 787 Engine Agreement

Reading Time: < 1 minute On September 21, Vietnam’s Bamboo Airways has signed a deal worth nearly $2 billion with General Electric (GE.N) to purchase GEnx engines to power Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner aircraft. The signing ceremony took place on September 21 in New York, USA. The Vietnamese President Nguyen Xuan Phuc was present at the event. The GE agreement is […]

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The US Relaxes Its European Travel Ban in November

Reading Time: < 1 minute From November 2021, the US will likely lift its ban on travel from Europe to the States. For 18 months, only US citizens, immediate family members and those on a shortlist of exemptions have been allowed to enter the US from the EU and UK. Now, President Biden has announced the repealing of the ban, […]

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Bamboo Airways Prepares to Launch Flights to the US

Reading Time: < 1 minute Bamboo Airways is getting ready to start its first flights to the United States on September 23, 2021. Initial flights Bamboo will operate between September and November 2021 will be “proving” flights before the airline launches regularly scheduled service. The airline will operate flights to Los Angeles (LAX), San Francisco (SFO), and Seattle (SEA), with […]

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Boeing Gets Five New Orders for B737 MAX from a New Customer

Reading Time: < 1 minute The aircraft lessor Griffin Global Asset Management has ordered five B737 MAX aircraft. Boeing did not reveal how much the order was worth or when the first of the aircraft will be delivered. Commenting on the order, Ryan McKenna, Founder and CEO of Griffin, said, “As market conditions rebound, we are finding opportunities to serve […]

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EU Advised Its Member States to Ban Non-Essential Travel from the US

Reading Time: < 1 minute The European Union has advised its member states to introduce a ban on non-essential travel from the US, effective from August 30th. The recommendations created by the European Council made up of the heads of the EU member states are non-binding, but usually, most member states tend to agree with the Council and enforce the […]

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Delta Air Lines Introduces $200 Surcharge for Unvaccinated Employees

Reading Time: < 1 minute Delta Air Lines has stated its unvaccinated employees will face new restrictions and costs in the coming months. While Delta still gives its staff the right to choose whether to get vaccinated or not, starting from September 12th, not fully vaccinated employees will have to take a Covid-19 test each week. From November 1st, those […]

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Alaska Airlines Takes Over the 737 MAX Canceled by Samoa Airways

Reading Time: < 1 minute Alaska Airlines is preparing to receive the 737 MAX 9 that Samoa Airways ordered in 2019 and canceled shortly after. Back in 2019, Samoa Airways has a plan to upgrade its fleet to all-new 737 MAX 9. It previously signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) in Apia for the lease placement of one new Boeing […]

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WestJet Reinstates Calgary-Paris Non-stop Flights

Reading Time: < 1 minute WestJet has regained its position as the only airline to support a non-stop route between Calgary and Paris using its 787 Dreamliner. “We are thrilled to bring back this historic route between Calgary and Paris, reconnecting these two incredible cities and providing easy and unique travel opportunities throughout Europe for Western Canadians,” said John Weatherill, […]

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The US Places Limits on Chinese Airlines’ Passenger Capacity

Reading Time: < 1 minute After Chinese authorities limited the operating rights of United Airlines to Shanghai, the US imposed similar temporary capacity limits on Chinese airlines entering the US. This measure is being put forward as previously China imposed a similar limitation on United Airlines flights bound to Shanghai-Pudong as a sanction for bringing China five Covid-positive passengers from […]

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Boeing Started 737 MAX Test Flights in China

Reading Time: 2 minutes A most controversial Boeing Co airplane Boeing 737 MAX took the test flight in China on Wednesday, reported Reuters. The U.S. manufacturer tries to end a nearly two-and-a-half-year regulatory grounding of the model in the fastest growing travel market. Flight-tracking website Flightradar24 showed a 737 MAX 7 test plane taking off from Shanghai’s Pudong International […]