Porter Airlines of Toronto and JetBlue Airways have agreed to an interline agreement, the first for Porter. Boston Logan International Airport serves as the connecting point for interline flights between the two carriers. JetBlue has 125 daily departures out of Boston and Porter flies to Boston 8X-daily from Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport....More
AirBridge Cargo began weekly Moscow SVO-Basel Boeing 747-8F service.
Elite Airways began Melbourne, Fla.-Washington IAD Bombardier CRJ 200 service.
Estonian Air starts 10X-weekly Tallinn- Stockholm service Sept. 29-Dec. 19, 2014 and from Jan. 26 to June 19, 2015....More
Southwest Airlines’ eighth international destination will be San Jose, Costa Rica (SJO), to which the carrier will operate daily flights from Baltimore/Washington International Airport (BWI) from March 7, 2015, subject to government approval....More
Future growth in Southwest Airlines’ network will come from its growing number of international routes, and the carrier sees potential in 50 “dots,” or new destinations, within reach of its current fleet of Boeing 737s....More
Iberia and Interjet signed a codesharing agreement linking 80 Iberia European cities with 24 Mexican cities on Interjet map. This is Interjet’s first codesharing agreement and links it to Iberia’s routes in Spain, Europe, Africa and the Middle East. Iberia operates 2X-daily Madrid-Mexico City....More
The lack of air connectivity among the islands of the Caribbean remains one of the tallest barriers to unlocking the full potential of the region’s tourism market, the head of the Latin American and Caribbean Air Transport Association (ALTA) told ATW’s sister publication Aviation Daily....More
Passenger traffic in Latin America is expected to grow between 5%-10% per year over the next 10 years, but this growth could be hampered by lack of government investment in infrastructure, air traffic control systems and airports, industry leaders said at the ALTA Pan American Aviation Safety Summit....More
IATA’s incoming chief pledged to continue driving forward key global airline initiatives and to be a “tireless advocate” for the industry in remarks after he was officially confirmed as the association’s next director general and CEO....More