Hawaiian Airlines has raised its forecast for revenue per available seat mile for the fourth quarter, saying it expects ASM revenue to grow between 3% and 6%. The airline also announced plans to add three new aircraft to its future orders, bringing its total new orders for the A321 model to 18 by 2020.
JetBlue Airways and Amazon have teamed up for a unique promotion. Members of JetBlue's loyalty program can earn points by shopping at Amazon through a special link.
Transportation Security Administration officers screening items at Illinois' Quad-City International Airport halted screening operations and notified the Quad-City Bomb Squad after they noticed a suspicious image. The item was determined to be not harmful and screening operations resumed after about an hour.
The Justice Department approved the acquisition of Virgin America by Alaska Air Group for $2.6 billion. "With this combination now cleared for takeoff, we're thrilled to bring these two companies together and start delivering our low fares and great service to an even larger group of customers," said Brad Tilden, Alaska CEO and chairman.
In preparation for its peak holiday package delivery season, UPS is adding flight operations between San Bernadino International Airport in California and its main hub in Louisville, Ky. "This is our busiest time of year, and with the huge spike in holiday shipments, we need additional capacity to deliver for our customers," said Tom Cuce, president of the South California District for UPS.
Counter-terrorism officers arrested a man at Heathrow Airport in the UK on suspicion of preparing for terrorist acts. The man was returning from an undisclosed location and authorities say there was no imminent threat to the airport.
Airlines have improved their waste management practices since a 2006 study by the Natural Resources Defense Council pointed out that increased recycling could save carriers money while keeping waste out of landfills. This article offers details on how some carriers are working to reduce waste, increase recycling and help out local communities.
Arizona's Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport has completed the first phase of its $590 million renovation of Terminal 3. The updated terminal features 31 new ticket counters, a consolidated security checkpoint and a new Museum Gallery featuring the history and culture of Arizona.
The closed Trans World Flight Center at New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport will see new life as the public entrance of a new 505-room hotel near JetBlue's Terminal 5. Renovations to the former terminal will preserve many of its iconic features.
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