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
Two major US airports have seen substantial disruption and panicked crowds in August and in both incidents, it was a false alarm. Airports now have to be prepared not only for real threats, but also perceived dangers; and the latter kind may be harder to solve....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