Core elements include a travel-industry first with 100% testing for passengers and crew
New service will connect Los Angeles and Palm Springs to four destinations; airline extends middle seat blocking through Nov. 30, flexible travel policy through Dec. 31
Powered by Trent XWB-97 engines, this aircraft is the first of four A350-1000s confirmed to deliver to the airline from ALCs order book with Airbus.
The 10 marketing network carriers reported 237,264 scheduled domestic flights in June 2020 compared to 192,412 flights in May 2020 and 694,469 flights in June 2019. Of those 237,264 scheduled flights, 0.43%, 1,030 flights, were canceled. As a result of schedule reductions and cancellations, the carriers reported operating 236,234 flights in June 2020, compared to the all-time monthly low of 180,151 flights in May 2020 and 194,390 flights in April 2020.
Two additional freighter conversion lines are launched to meet strong demand in express traffic and e-commerce markets.
The Philippines revealed as 100th destination – Maldives, Uganda, Bermuda and Montenegro also to get worlds first global safety and hygiene stamp
Allen is named chief strategy officer and senior vice president, Strategy and Corporate Development, reporting to President and CEO David Calhoun. – Raymond is named the company's chief sustainability officer, a newly created position reporting to Executive Vice President, Enterprise Operations and Chief Financial Officer Greg Smith.
As part of the Collaboratory 2020 webinar series, GBTA Interim Executive Director Dave Hilfman hosted Jim McGowan, Marqetas Head of eCommerce, on Monday to discuss the growth of contactless payment systems and how the travel industry can benefit from this modern technology. Marqeta is a leader in contactless payments, having developed the worlds first open API modern card issuing platform.
U.S. and foreign airlines carried 0.4% more cargo by weight between the U.S. and foreign points in July 2020 than in July 2019, including a 19% rise in cargo between the U.S. and Asia, according to data filed with the Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) by large air carriers. Julys 0.4% increase followed year-over-year decreases in March (down 17%), April (down 16%), May (down 14%) and June (down 10%).
All Caribbean cruises are cancelled until the end of January 2021 and all cruises from and to Southampton are cancelled through February as well as Arcadia and Aurora, which have already been cancelled through to the end of their spring world cruises.