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Air Canada announced (18-Jan-2021) plans to resume Boeing737 MAX 8 commercial operations on 01-Feb-2021. VP flight operations Murray Strom stated the carrier has equipped the aircraft with “additional safety-enhancing features
US Bureau of Transportation Statistics reported (18-Jan-2021) US airlines carried 29.4 million domestic and international passengers in Oct-2020, up 8.4% from Sep-2020 but a 62.1% year-on-year decrease. [more –
Southwest Airlines announced (15-Jan-2021) all rapid rewards members will receive boosts to their tier qualifying and companion pass tallies for 2021. In addition, the carrier will
LATAM Airlines reportedly applied to the court in New York to suspend its active agreements with Amadeus from 01-Mar-2021 (regional.ladevi.info, 14-Jan-2021). The carrier will continue its agreements with Sabre and Travelport in
Fraport chairman Dr Stefan Schulte said (18-Jan-2021) the company is “optimistic” that travel restrictions can start to be lifted gradually from spring 2021 due to the
Eurowings reported (18-Jan-2021) it expects to see an “initial recovery” in passenger traffic by summer 2021. “People’s desire to travel is growing the longer the coronavirus
CAPA – Centre for Aviation, in a report entitled: ‘European airline capacity falls the most since first wave of COVID-19’, stated (15-Jan-2021) Europe‘s airlines are operating
easyJet CEO Johan Lundgren said the carrier’s summer 2021 bookings experienced a 250% increase year-on-year, “with May currently proving to be the most popular month for
South Korea‘s Government will require all international passengers to present a negative PCR test certificate for COVID-19, with the test taken within 24 hours of
Air Premia reportedly expects to receive its air operator’s certificate (AOC) from South Korea‘s Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport in Feb-2021 (The Korea Herald,