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Fitch Ratings revised (16-Jun-2021) its outlook for American Airlines to ‘Stable’ from ‘Negative’ and affirmed its Long Term Issuer Default Rating at ‘B-‘. The revision reflects the company’s
Volaris plans to commence four times weekly Mexico City-Bogota service on 06-Oct-2021, according to a 15-Jun-2021 GDS display. The route will be operated with A320 aircraft. The airline also plans to
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport is planning a 10 year lease agreement with American Express to open a Centurion brand lounge, with two five-year renewal options (Atlanta Journal-Constitution/View From The
Punta Cana International Airport plans to reopen Terminal B on 18-Jun-2021 (puntacana-bavaro.com, 15-Jun-2021). The terminal will initially only be open to arrivals, with full operations commencing
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines stated (16-Jun-2021) it is anticipating a “cautious re-emergence of customer demand” for destinations in Asia, and outlined the following significant changes
Korean Air extended its suspension of services connecting Seoul Incheon to Kagoshima, Okinawa, Sapporo Chitose, Aomori and Komatsu until the end of Jul-2021 (Chosun Ilbo,
CAPA – Centre for Aviation, in a report entitled: ‘Russian aviation, Europe‘s biggest market, led by LCC Pobeda‘, stated (11-Jun-2021) Russia is now Europe‘s largest aviation market by seats, having
Fraport Slovenija announced (16-Jun-2021) plans to open a new passenger terminal at Ljubljana Joze Pucnik Airport on 01-Jul-2021. The 10,000sqm building can handle over 1200 passengers per hour,
Ukraine International Airlines processed (16-Jun-2021) 39,000 refund requests and refunded more than USD9 million to customers between Mar-2021 and May-2021. The airline processed 68,000 requests and refunded about USD20