Dallas-based Southwest Airlines plans to launch daily flights on Dec. 4 between Los Angeles International (LAX) and three Mexican destinations: Cancun (CUN), San Jose del Cabo/Los Cabos (SJD) and Puerto Vallarta (PVR).
Russia’s Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev signed a resolution lifting the ban on charter flights to Turkey Aug. 28, leading the way for Russian leisure carriers to file requests to begin charter flights between the two countries....More
Peter Bellew became CEO and group managing director of Malaysia Airlines Berhad on July 1, succeeding Christoph Mueller. Bellew had been the airline’s COO since August 2015, and previously was director of flight operations at Irish low-cost carrier (LCC) Ryanair....More
The first draft of a performance-based packaging standard for lithium-ion batteries will not be ready by November and will likely slip into early 2017, an Air Line Pilots Association (ALPA) committee member said Aug. 24....More