Mohan explained that VivaLatinamerica still sees Central America as a “great opportunity” but notes that it has found another place to launch its next airline, expected at the end of the third quarter this year.
ASL Aviation Group will expand its business with a further two airlines and increase its fleet from 100 to more than 130 aircraft, following a deal to acquire the airline operations of TNT Express (TNT).
Flight attendants and pilots at Horizon Air have voted in favor of adding jets to the regional airline’s all-turboprop operation.
Management from the carrier’s parent company, Alaska Air Group, said during the company’s Jan. 21 earnings call that it would likely place an order for 30 large regional jets this quarter for delivery next year, provided it could reach agreements with employees that would make them cost-competitive with other regional carriers (Aviation Daily, Jan. 22).
After giving passengers a glimpse of more modern cabins on some new Airbus A321s, JetBlue will refresh its aging Airbus A320s with improved entertainment options and what it says are more comfortable seats.