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
Air Line Pilots Association (ALPA) president Tim Canoll said the wider public has to be educated about the threat laser pointers pose to aircraft and help law enforcement catch people shining lasers into cockpits....More
US airlines, particularly regional carriers, have expressed hope that strict pilot training requirements implemented by FAA in 2013 will be eased in FAA reauthorization legislation expected to be taken up by Congress later this year, but there will likely be a strong push back against any efforts to change the rules....More
Air quality and noise are the outstanding issues that could sink plans for a third runway at London’s Heathrow Airport, according to the Airports Commission, which published its final report last week....More