American and Delta Reactivate Planes as Summer Takes Off

With the lifting of many of the nationwide lockdowns, summer travel is officially starting to take off, and airlines are taking notice and reactivating their fleets. According to an article in The Points Guy, American Airlines and Delta Air Lines…

Boeing contractor to halt work on 737 Max, furlough staff

The Max has been grounded since March 2019 following two deadly crashes that resulted in 346 fatalities The Max has been grounded since March 2019 following two deadly crashes that resulted in 346 fatalities. Spirit AeroSystems, a major contractor on…

TSA Reports Jump in Travelers Screened at US Airports

The travel industry looks to be slowly bouncing back, as the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) screened over one million travelers between Friday and Sunday, the busiest weekend since March. Between June 5 and June 7, over 1.2 million people passed…

Middle East airline traffic dropped 97.3% in April – IATA

The International Air Transport Association said that recovery may be starting after the international airline sector hit bottom in January Middle East airlines posted a 97.3 percent traffic contraction for April, compared to a 50.3 percent demand drop in March,…

American Airlines Increasing Domestic Service for the Summer

Like the rest of the United States, American Airlines is ready for the summer. As the demand for air travel slowly rises, American is bringing back suspended routes, offering double AAdvantage miles, reopening Admirals Club lounges and offering enhanced cleaning…

Trump to Block Chinese Passenger Airlines From Traveling to US

Political and travel tensions reached a peak this morning when the Trump administration decided to block Chinese commercial airlines from flying to the U.S. The Department of Transportation said it will suspend travel privileges of Air China, China Eastern Airlines,…

Two bidders in race for Virgin Australia

Private equity firms Bain Capital and Cyrus Capital Partners have been shortlisted from a pool of five bidders Virgin Australia Group went into voluntary administration in late April as the global aviation industry came to a halt amid international border…