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
Excessive costs and an aviation sector that is not as robust as it should be, especially in attracting international business, are hurting Canada’s air transport industry, conference panelists said Tuesday....More
Latin American traffic growth has slowed from double digits, but is still expected to grow 5%-6% per year, reaching nearly a half billion passengers by 2025, according to Alex de Gunten, adviser to the executive board of the Latin America and Caribbean Air Transport Association....More
Senior executives from two of the three major US carriers involved in the growing dispute over alleged unfair competition from the Gulf carriers said Tuesday they are simply asking for government-to-government consultations on the US Open Skies agreements with the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Qatar....More
Etihad Airways will continue to expand its cross-Atlantic routes between North America, the Middle East and the sub-Indian continent, but has no plans to fly between Europe and the US a senior executive said Monday....More