KLM Leads Airline Industry to help Shipping Sector & Seafarers

Thanks to air bridges established by KLM, seafarers can again be flown in to relieve their co-workers, who have now been on board for several extra months. In the wake of the coronavirus pandemic they have had to remain on board. Finally, they will get the chance to join their families at home. KLM is acting in response to a request from the Royal Association of Netherlands Shipowners (KVNR).

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DELTA RETIRES 777 AIRCRAFT

Delta’s 777 aircraft to retire by end of 2020, simplifying widebody fleet amid COVID-19 Delta plans to retire its 18 widebody Boeing 777s by the end of 2020 as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. The retirement will accelerate the airline’s strategy to simplify and modernize its fleet, while continuing to operate newer, more cost-efficient aircraft. “We’re making strategic, cost-effective changes to our fleet to respond to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic while also ensuring Delta is well-positioned for the recovery on the backside of the crisis,” said Gil West, Delta’s Chief Operating Officer. “The 777 has been a

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American Airlines To Receive $5.8 Billion in Payroll Support From U.S. Department of the Treasury

American Airlines Group Inc. announced today that the U.S. Department of the Treasury has approved $5.8 billion in financial assistance from the Payroll Support Program (PSP) created through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act.

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Delta’s Uniform Team Throws 1st Pitch at Delta Day with the Braves

Young fathers with toddlers in tow and duos wearing coordinated daddy-daughter jerseys were among those who streamed through the gates of Atlanta’s SunTrust Park on a hot Friday evening, kicking off Father’s Day weekend at Delta Day with the Braves.

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Team Uruguay Charters Crystal Skye For World Cup Travel

MIAMI, June 19, 2018 – Transporting one of the world’s best soccer teams to the world’s most elite tournament, Crystal AirCruises’ Crystal Skye – the world’s largest and most luxurious privately-owned Boeing 777-200LR aircraft – took off from Montevideo Carrsaco International Airport in Uruguay on June 9. On board were the players, coaches and members of the Uruguay National Football Association, on their way to compete on the world’s stage in Russia. 

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Norwegian Reward Wins 2017 Freddie Awards for Airline Program of the Year

Norwegian Reward, the loyalty program of the World’s Best Low-Cost Long-Haul Airline and Europe’s Best Low-Cost Airline, won Program of the Year Europe/Africa and Norwegian Reward Visa was named Best Loyalty Credit Card Europe/Africa last night at the 2017 Freddie Awards. The program was also the runner-up in the Best Redemption Ability category, and one of four nominees in the Best Promotion, Best Elite Program and Best Customer Service Europe/Africa categories.

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JetBlue & Boeing Backing Zunum Aero to Build Hybrid-Electric Aircraft

SEATTLE. April 5, 2017: Zunum Aero, a pioneer in electric aviation, is developing regional hybrid-electric aircraft for the early 2020s, offering unmatched door-to-door speeds and reduced costs for flights from 700 miles at launch, to over 1,000 miles by 2030. Zunum Aero aircraft are designed to take aviation into the future: enabling frequent service to the nation’s network of over 5,000 underutilized regional and general aviation airports. These 10 – 50 seat aircraft will pave the way to a golden era of fast and affordable electric air travel, reversing the 70-year consolidation of air services. Zunum Aero is backed by

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