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Where the wide-bodies are

As domestic travel demand rebounds in the US and international borders generally remain closed the US airlines are reshuffling their wide-body operations. Many routes... Read More

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Britain Announces Cautious and Expensive Route to Reopening International Travel

Airlines reacted in horror to an official report from the UK government’s Global Travel Taskforce on Friday, saying recommendations from the committee to restart... Read More

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LATAM scraps A350 fleet

LATAM never could really figure out what to do with its fleet of A350s. And now the fleet is no more. The company plans to remove the A350 from its Brazilian operations... Read More

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Massive Air Lift As Thousands Race Home from Pakistan to Avoid ‘Red List’ Ban

Thousands of passengers have been caught up in a mad dash to get out of Pakistan ahead of a ‘Red List’ travel ban by the British government. Passenger flights will... Read More

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Avelo Air launches with west coast focus

America's newest operator, Avelo Airlines, is ready to fly. The carrier intends to launch service on 28 April from its home base at Burbank airport with an initial... Read More

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Former Glamour Model Threatens to Blow Up Plane After Being Asked to Pay for Glass of Wine

A former Instagram famous glamour model threatened to blow up a plane and screamed foul-mouthed abuse at flight attendants and passengers after being asked to pay for a... Read More

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JetBlue boosts coach experience for London service

Better meals. Better entertainment. And the same comfortable legroom you've come to appreciate. That is the pitch JetBlue is making to economy class passengers as it... Read More

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American Airlines Tells Cancer Survivor to Cover Sweater Celebrating Her Recovery

American Airlines gate agents reportedly told a two-time cancer survivor to cover a sweater celebrating her recovery before allowing her to board a flight. The sweater... Read More

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Technology and Towers: SmartSky’s new CTO and the transition to operations

Getting a new ATG network into service was never going to be easy. Can new CTO David Classen push SmartSky across the finish line, addressing the tower technical... Read More

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30 Minute Rapid Antigen Tests Will Supercharge Britain’s Restart of International Travel

Quick and easy rapid antigen tests will help supercharge Britain’s restart of non-essential international travel as ministers and health officials balance restoring... Read More

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Air France secures €4 billion, cedes Orly slots

The French government likely just spent the most money ever on airport landing slots. A €4 billion deal to recapitalize the Air France-KLM group will see a token... Read More

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Southwest Airlines Pilot Charged With Exposing His Genitals During a Flight to Florida

A former Southwest Airlines pilot has been charged with indecent exposure after allegedly exposing his genitals during a flight from Philadelphia to Orlando, Florida on... Read More

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Qatar Airways Operates First Ever Fully Vaccinated Flight – That’s Crew and Passengers

Qatar Airways operated the world’s first fully vaccinated flight on Tuesday morning during a short ‘flight to nowhere’ which departed Doha International Airport at... Read More

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American, Delta and United Flight Bookings Down in Google Software Glitch

The online flight search and booking systems for several of the largest airlines in the United States appeared to be down on Monday after a problem with shared software... Read More

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United Airlines Becomes Latest Corporation to Speak Out Against Voter Supression Laws

United Airlines has become the latest corporation to weigh in on the debate surrounding new voter laws that are moving through the legislative process in a number of... Read More

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JetBlue announces A220 first flights

Passengers looking to fly on JetBlue's new A220 now have a date and destination. Flight will depart from Boston later this month. Read More

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Former British Airways Boss Alex Cruz in Talks to Take Helm at Scandinavian Airline SAS

Alex Cruz, the former chief executive of British Airways, has been approached by embattled Scandinavian airline SAS to take the helm from outgoing CEO Rickard Gustafson... Read More

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Regulators squash Transat/Air Canada merger plans

Questions about the impact to competition hampered the proposed Air Canada/Transat merger from its announcement. Ultimately they killed the deal. Read More

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FlightPath3D tops 3,000 installs, prepares for future growth

Airlines may have slowed cabin upgrades during the pandemic, but FlightPath3D managed to emerge with a growing number of aircraft installed and high expectations for the... Read More

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Turkish Airlines Suffers Another Bomb Threat, Prompting Emergency Evacuation

Turkish Airlines was forced to evacuate one of its planes and the bomb squad was called to deal with a threat made against a flight at Warsaw airport in Poland on Sunday... Read More

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Flydubai to Put the Boeing 737MAX Back in the Skies Starting April 8

Middle eastern budget airline flydubai with resume passenger flights of the Boeing 737MAX aircraft starting April 8, some 25 months after it was grounded by regulators... Read More

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Emirates is Still Trying to Sell Tickets for its ‘Flight to Nowhere’ Only for Vaccinated Passengers

Emirates confirmed on Sunday that it is still trying to sell tickets for a sightseeing ‘flight to nowhere’ that only passengers fully vaccinated against COVID-19 are... Read More

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Another Pilot Shortage Leads Delta to Suffer Easter Flight Cancellation Meltdown

Delta Air Lines has been forced to proactively cancel nearly 100 flights this Easter weekend because of a pilot shortage a spokesperson for the Atlanta-based carrier... Read More

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Frontier Airlines to Put 600 New Flight Attendants Through Initial Training as Travel Demand Rebounds

Frontier Airlines will put 600 new flight attendants through initial training this year as travel demand hit hard by the pandemic rapidly rebounds. The news from... Read More

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Southwest Airlines Is Now Offering Hawaii Pre-Clearance From 5 California Airports

Southwest Airlines has announced that customers traveling to Hawaii from five of its California departure points are now able to get clearance to enter Hawaii before... Read More

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Australia Will Get A New InterContinental Property This Year

Some links to products and travel providers on this website will earn Traveling For Miles a commission that helps contribute to the running of the site. Traveling For... Read More

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American Airlines Will Offer “Quarantine Free Travel” Between New York & Italy

As of yesterday, 1 April, Delta started to offer quarantine-free flights between New York JFK and Rome Fiumicino, and from today, 2 April, it will offer the same service... Read More

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First Lady Jill Biden Dresses Up as Flight Attendant in April Fools’ Prank

Wearing a short black wig and a name badge that read ‘Jasmine’ the First Lady of the United States managed to disguise herself as a flight attendant while serving... Read More

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American Airlines Comes Out Swinging Against Texas Voter Suppression Law

Keen to avoid a similar public relations disaster that has engulfed Delta Air Lines over its involvement in new voting laws in its home state of Georgia, American... Read More

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United Airlines to Restart New Pilot Hiring as Travel Demand Rebounds

United Airlines could start hiring new pilots as early as next month according to an internal memo shared with pilots on Thursday. The decision comes on the back of a... Read More

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How American Airlines & Alaska Airlines Reciprocal Upgrades Will Work

In November last year, American Airlines and Alaska Airlines announced that they would be taking their relationship to the next level by offering each other's elite... Read More

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