AA to expand Basic Economy to entire domestic system

American Airlines will be selling Basic Economy seats on its entire domestic network by the end of September, company president Robert Isom said during the carrier’s earnings call Friday.  American also will greatly expand the availability of its international Premium Economy cabin by the end of the year.  Since launching Basic Economy sales in February, … Read moreAA to expand Basic Economy to entire domestic system

Emirates Adds Electronics Handling Service for US Flights

Starting Saturday, March 25, Dubai-based Emirates airline will introduce a new service which enables passengers to use their laptops and tablet devices until just before they board their flights to the United States. Once the passengers traveling from Dubai to the U.S. reach their gate, they will have to declare and hand over their laptops, … Read moreEmirates Adds Electronics Handling Service for US Flights

Delta to Offer New Route from New York City to Rio

Beginning on Dec. 21, Delta Air Lines will offer a new daily nonstop flight between New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport and Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. While the new route is still subject to United States Department of Transportation approval, the proposal will help Delta Air Lines and its partner GOL Linhas Aereas Inteligentes … Read moreDelta to Offer New Route from New York City to Rio

New trend or mere blip? Analysts split on December airfare increase

December brought the first year-over-year bump in domestic monthly airline ticket prices in almost two years. Analysts, however, remained divided last week over whether the increase will be the start of a new trend driven by higher fuel and labor costs or merely a blip. “Things may change with a new administration and new labor … Read moreNew trend or mere blip? Analysts split on December airfare increase

Airfares beginning to rise

 Article Photo Credit: Shutterstock Domestic airfares increased by 2.01% in December, the first year-over-year jump since March 2015, according to data provided to Travel Weekly by ARC on Wednesday. The figure is similar to data provided but the Bureau of Labor Statistics on Wednesday, which found that airfares rose 1.9% in December. The cost of … Read moreAirfares beginning to rise

Southwest Airlines Inaugurates Nonstop Service From Fort Lauderdale to Varadero, Cuba

By Newswire | November 14, 2016 Southwest Airlines also announced that it intends to begin once daily service from Fort Lauderdale to Santa Clara, Cuba (SNU) on Thursday, December 15. Here’s the latest. Varadero, Cuba // Photo by Joe Pike Southwest Airlines Co. has inaugurated service between South Florida and Cuba with the scheduled 11:00 … Read moreSouthwest Airlines Inaugurates Nonstop Service From Fort Lauderdale to Varadero, Cuba