2021 January

Southwest Airlines expects to receive 35 Boeing 737 MAX 8s in 2021

Southwest Airlines expects (28-Jan-2021) to receive 35 Boeing737 MAX 8 deliveries in 2021 including 16 leased aircraft, seven of which were delivered in Dec-2020. The company continues to evaluate its

Dominican Republic’s Ministry of Health delivers antigen tests to hotel association

Dominican Republic‘s Ministry of Health delivered antigen tests to the northern region hotel and tourism association (Ashonorte), for tests to be carried out on tourists

KLM renames corporate biofuel programme to underline sustainability, enhance international awareness

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines renamed (26-Jan-2021) its corporate biofuel programme the KLM Corporate Sustainable Aviation Fuel Programme. KLM has opted for the new name to underline that the fuel it

Luxembourg government enhances COVID-19 inbound travel restrictions

Luxembourg‘s Government announced (26-Jan-2021) plans to impose additional restrictions on air travel from 29-Jan-2021 to 28-Feb-2021. Inbound travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test prior

Alaska Airlines expecting to fly 80% of 2019 capacity levels by summer 2021

Alaska Airlines president Ben Minicucci reported the carrier plans to fly approximately 80% of 2019 capacity levels by summer 2021 (Simple Flying, 26-Jan-2021). Mr Minicucci added

Aeromexico and LATAM to codeshare on 11 Mexico-US routes

Aeromexico requested (26-Jan-2021) authorisation to codeshare with LATAM Airlines Group on Aeromexico services from Mexico City to Chicago, Denver, Houston, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Miami, New York, Orlando, San Antonio, San Francisco and Seattle. The codeshare anticipates the connection of LATAM‘s Chile–US traffic

Avia Solutions Group: 2021 expected to see increase in airline mergers and acquisitions

Avia Solutions Group chairman Gediminas Ziemelis forecast (25-Jan-2021) 2021 may see an increase in mergers and acquisitions of airlines, with small businesses likely to be joining large corporations

EUROCONTROL: CO2 emissions from flights down almost 57% in 2020

EUROCONTROL reported (26-Jan-2021) CO2 emissions caused by flights in departing from airports in Europe declined 56.9% year-on-year in 2020. The decline was slightly larger than the overall decline

US TSA screens lowest number of passengers since 04-Jul-2020 due to travel restrictions

US Transportation Security Administration (TSA) reported (28-Jan-2021) it screened 468,933 passengers across US airports on 27-Jan-2021, a 71% year-on-year decrease and the fewest recorded figures since 04-Jul-2020. The

Air Transat to suspend Toronto flights for remainder of winter season

Air Transat reported plans to suspend all flights from Toronto for the remainder of the 2021 winter season (CBC, 27-Jan-2021). Spokesperson Debbie Cabana stated increased travel restrictions and

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