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Avelo Airlines to establish base of operations at Tweed New Haven Regional Airport in 3Q2021

Avelo Airlines announced (06-May-2021) it will invest USD1.2 million to establish a base of operations at Tweed New Haven Regional Airport. The LCC will operate Boeing737-700 aircraft from the base

Sacramento International Airport unveils new gate in Terminal A as part of modernisation programme

Sacramento International Airport unveiled (06-May-2021) its new USD1.3 million ‘Gate A13’ in Terminal A on 18-Mar-2021. Construction took place as part of the Sacramento County Department of Airports 2017 ‘Terminal A

LATAM Airlines Brasil confirms plans to commence Sao Paulo-Cancun service in Jun-2021

LATAM Airlines Brasil confirmed (04-May-2021) plans to commence twice weekly Sao Paulo Guarulhos–Cancun service on 04-Jun-2021. The airline will operate the service with Boeing767 equipment. [more – original PR –

AOKpass and SITA to partner on safe & efficient return to cross-border travel at scale

SITA signed (06-May-2021) a partnership with AOKpass, a health pass platform and app, to “jointly facilitate a safer and more efficient return to cross-border travel at scale”. SITA will

LATAM Airlines Group aims to achieve carbon neutrality by 2050

LATAM Airlines Group announced (05-May-2021) it aims to achieve carbon neutrality by 2050 and will implement the following measures to do so: Eliminate single use plastics

Delta Air Lines to ‘engage investors, customers and employees’ for zero impact aviation

Delta Air Lines stated (Apr-2021) it seeks to “to engage investors, customers and employees on this journey toward zero-impact aviation” and ensure “all stakeholders see the

IATA: Domestic booking behaviour in the US and China almost back to normal in Apr-2021

IATA reported (30-Apr-2021) domestic travel booking behaviour in the US and China has almost reverted to pre-crisis modes as of Apr-2021. In the US, 64% of passengers purchased their tickets more

eDreams ODIGEO: 80% of consumers will book with OTAs if they are more convenient or cheaper

eDreams ODIGEO reported (21-Apr-2021) an independent survey of consumer booking preferences for post-COVID travel found the length of time needed to research airfares was ranked as

Clean Sky expects coronavirus will delay less than 20% of projects

Clean Sky, via its 2020 Highlights report, stated (29-Apr-2021) more than 80% of Clean Sky‘s key demonstrators will deliver their objectives by the end of the

Southwest has struck the right balance between caution and opportunity

CAPA – Centre for Aviation, in a report entitled: ‘Southwest Airlines pandemic play: a mix of opportunism and realism’, stated (29-Apr-2021) Southwest Airlines‘ total debt to total

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