Alaska Airlines will launch 1X-daily service to Los Angeles-Havana service on Jan. 5, 2017, the Seattle-based carrier announced Sept. 27. It will be the only nonstop Boeing 737-900 flight to Cuba from the US west coast.
The second Airbus A350-1000 flight test aircraft—the first to be equipped with a full passenger cabin—was displayed Sept. 23 in a new carbon fiber-themed livery outside the manufacturer’s paint shop in Toulouse, France.
Spirit Airlines has taken delivery of its first US-produced Airbus A321, making the Florida-based ultra low-cost carrier the third airline to receive an aircraft produced at Airbus’ Mobile, Alabama manufacturing facility.
Chicago-based United Airlines and Deutsche Post DHL Group subsidiary DHL announced a collaborative effort Sept. 15 to increase widebody passenger service from Newark, New Jersey, to San Juan, Puerto Rico, while also boosting cargo shipments and storage capacity of temperature-sensitive pharmaceutical payloads.
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