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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Norwegian Adds Seattle & Denver to U.S. Network with Nonstop Flights to London

NEW YORK – APRIL 5, 2017 – Norwegian, the low-cost long-haul airline today announced it will launch flights from both Denver International Airport and Seattle-Tacoma International Airport to London’s Gatwick Airport this September. With these additions, Norwegian now offers nine nonstop routes from across the United States to London, more than any American airline. Flights starting at $199 one-way, including taxes “London is an integral part of our ever-growing global route network. The city is perfect for both business and leisure travelers, and we are excited to offer more West Coast routes for Americans who are looking for inexpensive access to

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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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American Airlines Will End Nonstop NYC-San Juan Service

Ends Route It’s Operated for 40+ Years By Liam P. Cusack New York, NY – April 4, 2017:  American Airlines has made the decision to cease operation of their daily nonstop service between New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) and San Juan, Puerto Rico (SJU). The final nonstop flight from JFK to SJU will depart on August 21, 2017 at 7:45 p.m. (EST). The following day, August 22nd, the last nonstop American Airlines flight from SJU to JFK will depart at 9:00 a.m. (EST). American operates a Boeing 737-800 on this route. Once American’s flights between New York

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