Oscar Munoz, CEO of United Airlines, attributes the earnings success of the company to the nimbleness of the airline and its employees, enabling them to continue to deliver great customer service and operate efficiently throughout the network. "Our customers and our customer service are coming back really positively, so it is nice to have wins quarter after quarter for the people of our company," Munoz said.
American Airlines has again added year-round, weekly flights between LaGuardia Airport in New York and Lynden Pindling International Airport in Nassau, Bahamas. The service will start Dec. 22.
American Airlines is launching the Spafax Profile Skill for Alexa, which allows users to ask about available in-flight entertainment options.
Some 150 Civil Air Patrol cadets and 55 senior members are gathering in Oshkosh, Wis., to help out at the Experimental Aircraft Association's annual AirVenture, slated to begin July 23. The CAP members will enjoy networking opportunities and workshops in addition to helping track aircraft and marshalling aircraft on the flight line.
The Federal Aviation Administration has awarded Arkansas' Mena Intermountain Municipal Airport a $3.4 million grant for taxiway rehabilitation and a $700,000 grant to Fort Smith Regional Airport to fund a new comprehensive master plan.
Aviation Explorers Post 8000 club President Luke Douglas, 17, on Saturday completed his first solo flight at Kansas' Ottawa Municipal Airport. Douglas and other Aviation Explorers helped restore the plane he used for the flight, along with volunteer mechanics Robert Bowers and Milton Scott.
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