Sun Country Hoping for Air Travel Uptick with 16 New Routes; 9 New Cities

Twin Cities-based Sun Country Airlines is counting on a dramatic increase in COVID-19 vaccinations and testing to propel the carrier to a much improved second half of 2021. Like airlines worldwide, Sun Country has been clobbered financially by the pandemic, with very few people traveling and a majority of flights cancelled or operating with fewContinue reading “Sun Country Hoping for Air Travel Uptick with 16 New Routes; 9 New Cities”

Capitol Riot Adds Scores to Airline No-Fly Lists

As if it wasn’t bad enough for airlines having to deal with COVID-19 passenger safety, plus trying to stay financially afloat for almost a year with minimal revenue, the seditionist attack on the U.S. Capitol on January 6 has now led to scores of travelers being added to no-fly lists at multiple airlines. Just oneContinue reading “Capitol Riot Adds Scores to Airline No-Fly Lists”

Delta, American and United Eliminate Int’l Change Fees

Hoping to spark bookings in the coming months and beyond, Delta Air Lines announced the complete elimination of change fees when flying from North America to any international destination on a Delta ticket. The move, which is sure to be received with excitement by potential overseas vacationers, has already been matched by American Airlines andContinue reading “Delta, American and United Eliminate Int’l Change Fees”

AA Offers Employees Advance Rides on Updated 737 MAX

It isn’t just the traveling public that may have concerns about stepping aboard the Boeing 737 MAX when it returns to service in the U.S. in late December. Acknowledging that its own employees may also have doubts about the aircraft which recently received Federal Aviation Administration clearance to again operate passenger flights ater two fatalContinue reading “AA Offers Employees Advance Rides on Updated 737 MAX”

Boeing’s 737 MAX is OK’d to Fly Again. But Are You Ready to Climb Aboard?

Twenty months after being grounded worldwide following two crashes that killed 346 people, the Boeing 737 MAX has been cleared to fly by the U. S. Federal Aviation Administration. Pending new training requirements for cockpit crews and maintenance updates, the aircraft could be in the air by the end of December. The only American carriersContinue reading “Boeing’s 737 MAX is OK’d to Fly Again. But Are You Ready to Climb Aboard?”