United Airlines Debuts New Onboard Safety Video

United today debuted a new onboard safety video where more than a dozen United employees provide clear, easy-to-follow demonstrations of critical safety procedures. The video was filmed inside a life-sized, airplane-inspired sequential reaction machine, with a creative concept designed to capture and keep the attention of even the most frequent fliers. Development of the new video began […]

Copa Holdings announces monthly traffic statistics for april 2024

Copa Holdings, S.A. (NYSE: CPA) released preliminary passenger traffic statistics for April 2024: Operating Data April2024 April2023 % Change Copa Holdings (Consolidated) ASM (mm) (1) 2,421.1 2,208.7 9.6 % RPM (mm) (2) 2,095.5 1,884.4 11.2 % Load Factor (3) 86.6 % 85.3 %     1.2 p.p. Available seat miles – represents the aircraft seating capacity multiplied by the number of miles the seats […]

Industry Makes Progress to Reduce Baggage Mishandling, New Survey Reveals

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) today released a global progress report on the implementation of baggage tracking. Focused on IATA Resolution 753, which requires tracking baggage at acceptance, loading, transfer and arrival, the survey of 155 airlines and 94 airports reveals that: 44% of airlines have fully implemented Resolution 753 and a further 41% […]

Frontier Airlines Resumes Codesharing with Mexico-Based Volaris

Ultra-low fare carrier Frontier Airlines (NASDAQ: ULCC) today announced it has resumed codesharing with the Mexico City-based airline Volaris. Beginning today, Frontier customers will have the ability to book travel between the U.S. and Mexico through the codeshare for flights departing May 16, 2024, onward. Volaris is the Mexican ultra low-cost airline that operates in […]

JetBlue and Etihad Airways announce loyalty partnership as part of codeshare agreement

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates and JetBlue, New York’s Hometown Airline®, today announced the addition of loyalty benefits starting 8 May 2024, as part of its long-standing codeshare partnership. The agreement between the two airlines was celebrated at Dubai’s Arabian Travel Market today. As part of this partnership, members of […]

Air Canada Inaugurates Motorcoach Service Linking Hamilton and Region of Waterloo Airports with Toronto Pearson

Air Canada has begun offering residents of the Hamilton-Wentworth and Waterloo Region more convenient, one-stop access to the airline’s global network and a world of travel possibilities. With today’s launch of its new motorcoach service in collaboration with The Landline Company, Air Canada is connecting the Hamilton and the Region of Waterloo airports to Toronto Pearson. Customers can now […]

‘Canadian air travel is too expensive’: WestJet CEO

The CEO of WestJet (opens in a new tab)believes the reason the ultra low-cost airline model struggles to get off the ground in Canada is due to the country’s geography. Alexis von Hoensbroech visited Atlantic Canada this week and spoke with CTV’s Todd Battis about wide-ranging issues affecting WestJet and the larger airline industry on […]