Virgin Atlantic Flies 100% Sustainable Aviation Fuel Flight from London Heathrow to New York JFK in a World First

Virgin Atlantic's historic flight on 100% Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) takes off from London Heathrow to New York JFK today, marking the culmination of a year of radical collaboration, to demonstrate the capability of SAF as a safe drop-in replacement for fossil-derived jet fuel, compatible with today's engines, airframes and fuel infrastructure.

Hainan Airlines Beijing-Boston Service Resumed on November 26th

At 1:18 pm Beijing time on November 26, Hainan Airlines' non-stop flight HU729 from Beijing to Boston departed from Beijing Capital International Airport and landed at Boston's Logan International Airport at 2:09 pm local time. The event marks the successful resumption of Hainan Airlines' first China-US route since the COVID-19 outbreak and represents the airline's seventh intercontinental route originating from Beijing.

Air Transat Strike on the Horizon

The Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) has announced that its 2,100 flight attendant members at Air Transat have a strike mandate. It was approved during general meetings by a nearly unanimous vote of 99.8%, by far the highest tally in the history of the Air Transat Component of CUPE.

How to Sustain High Ticket Sales Beyond Tourist Seasons

With the recent surge in remote work and the evolving travel landscape, shoulder seasons no longer signify a drop in ticket sales for attractions. In fact, data from Tripit predicts that international flights will double in volume in the fall of 2023, indicating a strong opportunity for sales growth throughout the year.