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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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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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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Norwegian Launches Nonstop Service from Oakland to Copenhagen

NEW YORK – MARCH 29, 2017  – Norwegian, the World’s Best Low-Cost Long-Haul Airline and Europe’s Best Low-Cost Airline, yesterday celebrated its new service from Oakland International Airport to Copenhagen Airport, Kastrup. The airline launched nonstop service from Oakland/San Francisco to Oslo and Stockholm in May 2014 and London in May 2016. With the addition of this twice-weekly service, Norwegian now offers 21 nonstop routes from the Bay Area to four European destinations. “Expanding our West Coast service has always been a part of Norwegian’s growth plan. Not only are we adding new destinations, such as Copenhagen and Barcelona in June, but we

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