Magnifique! Delta Returning to Paris and Nice as France Opens to Americans

Slowly but surely, more international destinations are becoming available for vaccinated Americans to visit. Effective June 9th, France will welcome U.S. citizens who have received Astra Zeneca, Pfizer, Moderna or Johnson & Johnson vaccines.

New Airline Promises Travel Will Be ‘ez’ as a Breeze

With airlines working around the clock to ramp up service as quickly as possible, there are also new airlines emerging that hope to take advantage of the pent-up demand to get out of town. With COVID-19 cases reduced to levels not seen since nearly a year ago and multiple vaccines available to anyone who wantsContinue reading “New Airline Promises Travel Will Be ‘ez’ as a Breeze”

JetBlue Announces JFK/London Service to Both Heathrow and Gatwick Airports

Just because this blog is named “iFlyMSP” doesn’t mean that I don’t often take note of exciting new services offered from other airports. And the May 19 long-anticipated announcement of JetBlue’s first transatlantic non-stops from JFK International Airport to not only close-in London Heathrow Airport, but also to London Gatwick on the south side ofContinue reading “JetBlue Announces JFK/London Service to Both Heathrow and Gatwick Airports”

Iceland Here We Come!

At long last, we’ve done it. After booking, cancelling, rebooking, cancelling again, rebooking a third time and cancelling a third time, we’ve decided to change destinations for our long awaited next trip overseas. So, instead of discovering my wife’s family’s Austrian roots this year, we’re jetting off to Iceland in September. Given that Iceland nowContinue reading “Iceland Here We Come!”

Airlines Decimated by Pandemic. Time to Start a New Airline? Hello, Avelo Airlines

The U.S. airline industry has twice been bailed out by Congress in the last year due to a lack of customers from the coronavirus pandemic, so the first new startup carrier in 15 years has decided that now is the time to begin service. Crazy? Maybe. Questionable timing? Without question. But inaugural service by newContinue reading “Airlines Decimated by Pandemic. Time to Start a New Airline? Hello, Avelo Airlines”