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Travel Industry Lashes Out at UK’s “Excessively Cautious” Return to International Travel

The British travel and aviation industry has reacted with dismay to the publication of the UK’s travel Green List from which passengers can come without needing to... Read More

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Avelo selects New Haven for New England hub

A hub at New Haven?? Avelo is ready to make it happen, bringing three planes to a new base in New England later this year. Read More

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Rumour: Quarantine-Free Travel Corridor Between UK and USA to Be Announced Later Today

The UK and USA are set to announce a quarantine-free travel corridor later today as part of the British government’s highly anticipated publication of ‘Green List’... Read More

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British Airways Pilots and Cabin Crew On 28-Hour Duties to Hong Kong and Back Without Stepping Off the Plane

British Airways pilots and cabin crew are engaged on 28-hour duty days to operate flights to and from Hong Kong without ever stepping off the plane in order to avoid... Read More

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Holiday Company TUI Offering Knockdown PCR Tests for Just £20 to Win Over Customers

Britain’s largest holiday tour operator TUI has launched a heavily discounted COVID-19 testing package to lure holidaymakers who might be put off booking a much-needed... Read More

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U.S. Pilots Union Vows to Oppose New Transatlantic Low-Cost Airline

The largest airline pilots union in the world has vowed to oppose a new transatlantic low-cost airline if it tries a “bait-and-switch” scheme to bypass American jobs... Read More

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Emirates Optimistic it Can Operate 70% Normal Capacity Within Months On Back of Vaccine Rollout

Emirates plans to reach 70 per cent of pre-pandemic capacity by the end of 2021 even as a slew of new travel restrictions weigh down the Dubai-based airline, its chief... Read More

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China Airlines Pilots Linked to Rare COVID-19 Outbreak in Taiwan; Crew Fined for Breaking Quarantine

A group of pilots and flight attendants who work for the Taiwanese carrier China Airlines have been linked to a rare COVID-19 outbreak that stemmed from a quarantine... Read More

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Delta adds Premium Select to 767, A330 operations

Delta Air Lines plans to boost its premium economy offering headed into the summer travel rebound. The carrier announced the addition of a Premium Select cabin to its... Read More

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Gogo boosts unlimited streaming subscription option

Unlimited monthly data on board is now available on Gogo's Biz 4G air-to-ground network. The option is one of three new pricing plans added to the company's portfolio as... Read More

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Global Eagle secures exclusive access to Eutelsat 139WA

Global Eagle added significantly more Ku-band satellite capacity over North America. The company signed a multi-year deal with Eutelsat for the entire capacity of... Read More

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Number of Unruly Airline Passenger Reports Surge by Over 700% According to FAA

U.S. airlines have reported over 1,300 unruly passenger incidents to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) since February, the agency said on Monday as per a report... Read More

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Woman Attacks Flight Attendants On American Airlines Flight to New York Because They Didn’t Pick Up Her Trash

A passenger onboard an American Airlines flight from Miami to New York JFK had to be restrained and was arrested on arrival on Sunday after allegedly attacking and... Read More

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Norse Atlantic Agrees to Talks With Flight Attendant Union to Head Off FAA Probe

Norse Atlantic Airways, a new Oslo-based low-cost long-haul airline that is widely seen as the successor of Norwegian Air, has agreed to talks with the powerful... Read More

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U.S. Air Passengers Set New Pandemic Record as 1.6 Million People Pass Through Airports

U.S. travelers set a new pandemic record on Sunday as over 1.6 million passengers passed through the nation’s airports for the first time since air travel demand... Read More

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Over 12% of Passengers on an Air India Flight to Italy Tested Positive for COVID-19 on Arrival Despite Pre-Departure Tests

Thirty passengers and two crew members, including the Captain and most senior cabin crew member, of a recent Air India flight from Amritsar to Rome, tested positive for... Read More

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Europe Asks its Member States to Open to All Fully Vaccinated Tourists

The European Commission has proposed reopening Europe’s borders to all fully vaccinated visitors including tourists no matter where in the world they come from. At... Read More

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Nine Year Old Boy Goes On Journey Through Airport Baggage System

A nine year old boy is safe and well after going on a journey through the baggage conveyor system at Minneapolis–Saint Paul International Airport on Saturday... Read More

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Flight Attendant Union Pits Itself Against New Airline From Founder of JetBlue, Alleges Possible Age Discrimination

America’s largest flight attendant union with more than 50,000 members at airlines including United, Frontier and Alaska has vowed to stop serial aviation entrepreneur... Read More

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Ex-Etihad Airways Boss Tried to Skip UK Hotel Quarantine and Now Faces £10,000 Fine

The former boss of Etihad Airways who led the Abu Dhabi-based airline to a record-breaking net loss of $1.87 billion in 2016 faces prosecution and a hefty fine by the... Read More

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Netflix Reality Star Fined Nearly £3,000 for Abusing British Airways Cabin Crew

A Netflix reality show contestants who is also the son of Britain’s former Attorney General has been fined a total of £2,835 (US $3,916) for abusing cabin crew on a... Read More

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Australians Stuck in India Face Five Years in Jail if They Attempt to Return Home

Australian citizens who are currently in India face heavy fines and the threat of five years imprisonment if they attempt to flee the COVID ravaged country and return... Read More

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Federal Airplane Face Mask Mandate Extended Through September 13 TSA Announces

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) confirmed on Friday afternoon that a federal face mask mandate will be extended through September 13. The mandate, which... Read More

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Etihad Airways Just Sold its Stake in Air Seychelles for the Paltry Sum of $1

Etihad Airways has agreed to sell its 40 per cent stake in Air Seychelles for just US$1 and write off more than $60 million in debt owed by the government of... Read More

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Viasat closes on KA-SAT buy-out

Viasat now owns 100% of the KA-SAT satellite providing service over Europe. The company closed today on its purchase of Euro Broadband Infrastructure Sàrl ("EBI"), the... Read More

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Delta Air Lines to Lift Middle Seat Block Saturday But Say’s This is No Return to Normal

Delta Air Lines will become the last U.S.-based airline to abandon its pandemic era middle seat blocking policy on Saturday but chief executive Ed Bastian says travelers... Read More

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United flight experiences “sudden and drastic loss of cabin pressure” – makes emergency landing at Grand Junction Airport

United Airlines flight 540 from Denver to San Diego experienced a "sudden and drastic loss of cabin pressure" and was forced to make an emergency landing at Grand... Read More

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JetBlue’s A220 Fly-Fi: A bit different behind the scenes

Fast, free, FlyFi wifi on board every flight is a key value proposition from JetBlue. The carrier's new A220 fleet features the same Viasat-powered satellite... Read More

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United Airlines Considered Designating Cabins for Vaccinated Passengers Only

United Airlines chief executive Scott Kirby says the airline actively considered introducing a separate cabin on its planes where only vaccinated passengers would be... Read More

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Big elite earning boost from United (but it’s probably not your best option)

Nearly half way to elite status with just one flight? That's what United Airlines is offering to members of its MileagePlus program with the new Pick Your Path... Read More

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Personalization and Privacy: Challenges on the JetBlue A220 AVANT IFE

JetBlue made clear a while ago that in-seat screens are here to stay. The company's brand new A220 fleet includes 10.1 inch, 1080P high definition screens at every seat.... Read More

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