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”
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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?”
Delta Extends Blocked Middle Seats Commitment Through March 30
With JetBlue’s announcement that effective January 8 the Queens, New York-based carrier will open up all seats for sale on its aircraft, guaranteed inflight social distancing appeared to be going away. But not quite! In a surprise move, Delta Air Lines has extended its commitment to blocking middle seats through the entire winter. Delta customersContinue reading “Delta Extends Blocked Middle Seats Commitment Through March 30”
Southwest to Fill Middle Seats While Delta Keeps them Blocked Due to COVID-19
Citing recent “science-based findings from trusted medical and aviation organizations” that spread of the COVID-19 virus on planes is less likely than in other indoor settings, Southwest Airlines has announced that beginning December 1 it will no longer block middle seats on its flights. The airline’s President, Tom Nealon says that holiday bookings are increasingContinue reading “Southwest to Fill Middle Seats While Delta Keeps them Blocked Due to COVID-19”
Time to Pamper Yourself With a First Class Flight?
If you’re contemplating air travel in the next couple of months and your travels include flights with Delta Air Lines, you may want to consider pampering yourself by traveling in the forward cabin of the aircraft. Not only will you be assured of generous social distance from other passengers aboard the flight, but through JanuaryContinue reading “Time to Pamper Yourself With a First Class Flight?”