Airlines pressure UK government to ease travel restrictions

Airline passengers wearing face masks wait to check in their bags at London's Heathrow Terminal 5 departures as the outbreak of coronavirus intensifies on March 15, 2020 in London, England. U.S. President Donald Trump implemented a travel ban on European nations and extended it to include the United Kingdom and Ireland.

LONDON — Airlines and holiday providers on Friday expressed frustration with the U.K.’s plans to ease travel restrictions, saying uncertainty about how and when the new rules will be implemented make it difficult for people to book summer vacations. The government on Thursday expanded its “green list” of safe travel destinations, allowing people to visit … Read more

American Airlines to cut 1% of July flights as travel rebound strains operations

June 20 (Reuters) – American Airlines (AAL.O) on Sunday said it would cancel around 1% of its flights in July to serve a surprise uptick in travel demand at a time when the airline struggles with unprecedented weather and a labor shortage at some of its hubs. American Airlines said the move would bring additional … Read more

CVG adds new airlines, destinations as air travel returns

Sun Country Airlines began service to Minneanpolis, Friday, May 14, 2021, at the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport in Hebron, Ky.

Face masks may still be in play, but this summer and fall, air travel is back. For those for feel cooped up and in need of a vacation, CVG has it covered. The Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport has been busy the past months with several announcements of new passenger carriers and nonstop destinations. Many flights that were halted … Read more

American Airlines Isn’t Worried About Business Travel’s Recovery

American Airlines

The United States is traveling again, with up to nearly two million people flying a day across the country in recent weeks. However, only a small group of these passengers are flying for business. Nonetheless, American Airlines president Robert Isom is not worried about the return of business travel. He has faith in this segment’s … Read more

Copa Airlines Goes Premium: Launches Two New Travel Classes

Copa Airlines Boeing 737 MAX

This week, Copa Airlines launched two new travel classes and a wireless entertainment system on four major routes from Tocumen International Airport in Panama City. The aim is to provide a superior experience through comfort and convenience. Copa Airlines is introducing its Dream business class and economy extra class in selected routes. Photo: Felipe Escalona/AviacionPTY … Read more