Kristin Majcher

Kristin Majcher
Delta To Draw Down Narita Flights 
Delta will axe certain flights into its Tokyo Narita Airport hub this fall, following tentative awards for daytime frequencies at the city’s closer-in Haneda Airport.
Virgin America Earnings Miss Analysts’ Estimates 
Virgin America’s second-quarter financial results missed analysts’ expectations, despite the carrier reporting higher operating revenues.
Power Issue Disrupts Delta Flights 
Delta Air Lines canceled hundreds of flights Aug. 8 after an overnight power outage in Atlanta affected its computer system.
Canadian Airlines Continue International Expansion 
Canada’s two biggest airlines continue to focus on growing international business, despite recent challenges.
JetBlue To Expand Mint On West Coast 
As U.S. airlines continue to struggle with lifting unit revenues, JetBlue is doubling down on its Mint premium product.
Aftermath Of Brexit, Terrorism Attacks Affect European Carriers  23
European carriers reel from drop in traffic in light of terrorist attacks and other factors that hurt what was projected to be a fairly decent financial year.
Volaris Seeks Certificate For Costa Rica Subsidiary 
Volaris is making progress toward securing an air operator’s certificate (AOC) for its planned Costa Rican carrier, the Mexican carrier’s management told investors during a July 22 investor call.
‘Brexit’ Uncertainty Leads Delta To U.K. Capacity Cuts  1
Delta Air Lines signaled it will take steps to cut capacity to the U.K. in the coming months, in the wake of economic uncertainty caused by the U.K.’s vote to leave the EU, or “Brexit.”
United Provides Favorable Guidance Update 
United Airlines updated its expected passenger revenues per available seat-mile (PRASM) for the second quarter, a move investors welcomed.
Silver Will Object To Tentative Havana Awards 
Florida-based Silver Airways is one of four U.S. carriers that applied for—but did not tentatively get—scheduled rights to fly to the Cuban capital.
DOT Reveals Tentative Havana Awards 
The Transportation Department (DOT) tentatively has picked eight U.S. airlines to operate scheduled passenger flights to Havana, out of 12 applicants.
NewLeaf Returns, With Baldanza On Board 
Canadian startup travel company NewLeaf Travel has resumed ticket sales after a hiatus of several months, and added a well-known aviation executive to its board.
Silver Airways Kicks Off Scheduled U.S.–Cuba Ticket Sales 
BOSTON—The first airline to sell tickets for scheduled flights between Cuba and the U.S. in more than 50 years was not a legacy airline, but Fort Lauderdale, Florida-based Silver Airways, which began ticket sales early June 10, followed by American Airlines on June 13.
Delta, JetBlue Rein In Capacity Amid Unit-Revenue Declines 
Amid rising fuel prices and a difficult environment for growing revenues, some U.S. airlines are reining in this year’s capacity targets.
Alaska Revamping Cargo Business With Full Freighters 
BOSTON—Alaska Airlines is in the process of revamping its cargo business, and sees new business opportunities as it moves away from its signature “combi” aircraft to embrace full freighters.

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