Daily News Briefs
Allegiant Travel Company announced (12-May-2021) plans to relocate operations to terminal 1 at Los Angeles International Airport from 19-May-2021. Anticipating a busier summer travel season, Allegiant will also increase capacity
Air Canada announced (12-May-2021) plans to launch the following services to Hawaii: Montreal–Honolulu: Twice weekly from 12-Dec-2021; Toronto-Maui: Weekly from 18-Dec-2021; Toronto–Honolulu: Three times weekly from
Viva Aerobus signed (11-May-2021) an agreement with Anaconda Carbon to launch a voluntary carbon footprint offset programme for passengers. Viva Aerobus passengers will now be able to select
US Department of Transportation and the UK Department for Transport received a letter from multiple airline CEOs requesting a speed up of travel resumption between the countries (Reuters, 11-May-2021).
Canada‘s Minister of Transport Omar Alghabra launched (11-May-2021) the following contribution funding programmes to assist Canadian airports’ recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic: Airport Critical Infrastructure
Red Deer Airport executive director Graham Ingham said the airport is planning to raise funding for construction of a CAD3 million (USD2.5 million) “low cost terminal” in 2021
LATAM Airlines Brasil plans to resume daily Sao Paulo Guarulhos–London Heathrow service on 16-Jun-2021 (Aviacion Online, 11-May-2021). The airline will operate the service with Boeing 777-300ER equipment.
US Travel Association (UTA) president and CEO Roger Dow stated (10-May-2021) the US needs to “increase dialogue” with the UK to allow for a reopening of travel. Mr Dow stated the US will
US TSA spokesperson Lisa Farbstein, via her official Twitter account, announced (10-May-2021) the US TSA screened over 1.7 million passengers at airport checkpoints on 09-May-2021. The figure represents