American Airlines will offer passengers pre-departure COVID-19 tests on select routes to Hawaii, Jamaica and the Caribbean beginning in October, as carriers look to passenger testing as a means to stimulate demand amid the ongoing pandemic.
The aviation industry and thousands of workers in Washington State and South Carolina are primed to hear from Boeing about the future of 787 production following a report that the company has decided to consolidate the work at its North Charleston, South Carolina facility.
Central and Eastern European LCC Wizz Air has postponed the launch of Wizz Air Abu Dhabi by another month, marking a third delay to the project, while rival start-up Air Arabia Abu Dhabi presses ahead with its own network expansion.
Air Transport Action Group (ATAG) has released a report, detailing specific actions to hit industry sustainability targets by 2050, but the analysis also predicts that COVID-19 will have a 16% impact on traffic 30 years from now.
Delta Air Lines announced tentative plans to introduce the Airbus A220-300 into scheduled service beginning in November, setting it up to become the first airline in the U.S. to operate the stretched variant of the smaller A220-100.
Peach has taken delivery of its first Airbus A320neo, an aircraft that the Japanese LCC intends to use for fleet replacement rather than growth.
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