Porter and Singapore Airlines begin interline agreement

Singapore Airlines and Porter Airlines have finalized an interline agreement that provides another travel option between Asia and Canada. The routing links Porter’s main base at Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport with Singapore Changi Airport via a connection at Newark Liberty International Airport. The agreement is effective immediately, with tickets between the two airlines now … Read more

American Airlines debuts new livery

 It’s a new year and a fresh new look for American Airlines as the company today unveils a new logo and exterior for its planes, including the already delivered Flagship Boeing 777-300ER aircraft set to fly on Jan. 31. In addition, American plans to continue taking delivery of new planes this year as part of … Read more

Cape Air to offer service between Hyannis and New York

Cape Air

Cape Air will expand its reach with the addition of seasonal service between Hyannis and New York. Beginning on June 14, travelers can fly directly between Barnstable Municipal Airport (HYA) and Westchester County Airport (HPN) in White Plains, NY, or continue through to Manhattan using Cape Air’s optional ground transport, which takes passengers from Westchester … Read more

Hawaiian to Launch Taipei-Honolulu Service in July

Hawaiian Airlines announced plans to launch nonstop service between Taipei, Taiwan and Honolulu in July 2013, further extending the airline’s strategic expansion into Asia. The new service, which would operate three times a week, capitalizes on the extension of the U.S. Visa Waiver Program to cover citizens of Taiwan. “We have long known that there is demand for a Hawai’i vacation in Taiwan, but … Read more

US Airways launches Philadelphia to Salt Lake City

US Airways announced that it will begin nonstop, daily year-round service from its international gateway in Philadelphia to Salt Lake City, Utah on June 8. The new service will give customers in Salt Lake City one-stop access to destinations throughout the East Coast, Europe and the Caribbean. Service to Salt Lake City will be operated on dual-class, 150-seat Airbus A320 aircraft. “We are excited to expand our service … Read more

Horizon Air Pilots Ratify Six-Year Contract

Horizon Air and the International Brotherhood of Teamsters announced that the carrier’s 610 pilots ratified an agreement to extend the current contract for three years, creating a new six-year pact. Among pilots who voted, 77 percent approved ratification. “The fact that the extension was achieved three years before the contract became amendable demonstrates the effectiveness … Read more

WestJet reports record December load factor

WestJet today announced December 2012 traffic results with a record load factor of 81.9 per cent. Revenue passenger miles (RPMs), or traffic, increased 7.2 per cent year over year, and capacity, measured in available seat miles (ASMs), grew 6.0 per cent over the same period. The airline flew 17.4 million guests in all of 2012 … Read more