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Frontier Airlines Is Cutting More Than 4,000 Flights — Best Life

This year’s busy summer travel season has been one to remember, but not always for the best of reasons. Flyers are finally taking to the skies again after years of holding off, with passenger numbers finally back to pre-pandemic levels. But the influx of travelers has come as airlines struggle with staffing shortages and logistical […]

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Avelo Airlines adds new routes, serving 29 cities by November

Avelo Airlines’ summer of expansion continues. After opening a new crew base in Orlando, Florida, last month, the airline announced a series of new routes this week, all of which, it says, are enabled by its growth in Orlando. “From the start, we have focused on bringing more choice, convenience and affordability in air travel […]

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World

War fears skyrocket after Nancy Pelosi’s Taiwan visit causing airlines to reroute flights

On Thursday, in one of its biggest ever drills in the Taiwan Strait, China deployed scores of planes and fired live missiles near Taiwan. The planes are set to run until noon local time (4:00am GMT) on Sunday in six zones encircling much of the island. The airspace involved is comparatively small, but the disruption […]

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Business

International airlines launch battle plans to deal with summer of travel chaos

American Airlines made “short notice” cancellations in July while easyJet changed its schedule when airports announced passenger capacity caps. Stephen Brashear | Getty Images The aviation industry has been in disarray since the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic. Now, a perfect storm of strikes and staff shortages is forcing airlines to shore up their battle […]

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Business

JetBlue forecasts return to profit in third quarter, holds back on growth as costs surge

JetBlue Airways Airbus A320 passenger aircraft landing at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York City. Nik Oiko | LightRocket | Getty Images JetBlue Airways said Tuesday that it expects to return to its first profit since the Covid pandemic began this quarter and that it would remain cautious on growth while costs surge. […]

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Travel

American Airlines accused of wrecking passenger’s expensive electric wheelchair, then damaging his replacement 3 weeks later

American Airlines destroyed a man’s wheelchair and then severely damaged his replacement. The total value of John Morris’s wheelchairs is about $65,000.   The airline has apologised but Morris said “apologies don’t solve the problem.” Loading Something is loading. An American Airlines passenger said the carrier had destroyed his wheelchair and severely damaged his replacement chair […]

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Business

From legroom to airfare: How JetBlue’s takeover of Spirit could change air travel

Passengers wait in line at the Spirit Airlines check-in counter at Orlando International Airport. Paul Hennessy | LightRocket | Getty Images Spirit Airlines relented this week and agreed to sell itself to JetBlue Airways for $3.8 billion, hours after breaking off a merger agreement with Frontier Airlines that failed to win enough shareholder support. The […]

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Travel

Hand luggage packing hack: ‘Top tip’ to beat airlines’ baggage rules – ‘they don’t mind’

EVER struggled packing for a hand luggage only holiday? Express.co.uk spoke to the Cheap Holiday Expert for her top tips. Source link

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Business

A toxic culture and ‘race to the bottom’: Pilots open up on why air travel is in chaos

The chaos engulfing many major airports in North America and Europe since summer began hasn’t abated much, and news outlets and social media users continue to report on hordes of impatient travelers and mountains of misplaced suitcases. Source: Getty Images Canceled flights. Long lines. Staff walkouts. Missing luggage.  Sound familiar? The chaos engulfing many major […]

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UK

Norse partners with Easyjet, Norwegian and Spirit airlines to offer connections – Business Traveller

Norse has partnered with Easyjet, Norwegian and Spirit airlines to provide over 600 weekly connections across European and US hubs. The virtual interline agreement will enable customers to connect to Norse’s transatlantic services at its hubs in Oslo, London, Berlin, New York, Fort Lauderdale, Orlando and Los Angeles. It said that the partnership with Easyjet […]