Southwest Airlines Announces New Flights To Puerto Vallarta in 2015

Southwest Airlines filed its application with the U.S. Department of Transportation to provide daily, nonstop service between John Wayne Airport, Orange County (Santa Ana, California) and the Licenciado Gustavo Díaz Ordaz International Airport in Puerto Vallarta, beginning June 7, 2015....Read more

Alaska AIrlines Begins Nonstop Service to Mexico from the Pacific Northwest

Alaska Airlines has launched service from the Pacific Northwest to Mexico, just in time for winter. The airline kicked off its new nonstop service between Seattle and Cancun on November 6. Flights will operate daily through April 27, 2015. The...Read more

Etihad Airways and Alitalia Unveil Two Expo Milano 2015 Aircraft

Alitalia and Etihad Airways have unveiled two aircraft in a unique Expo Milano 2015 livery to mark their co-sponsorship of the global event. Expo 2015 will be held in Milan with an estimated 20 million visitors expected to attend the...Read more

Latest ARC Report Shows U.S. Travel Agencies’ Air Ticket Sales Running 4.78 Percent Ahead of 2013

ARC reports that the consolidated dollar value of airline tickets sold by U.S.-based travel agencies rose 4.78 percent year-over-year in the first nine months of 2014 compared to the same period last year, totaling $70.6 billion versus $67.3 billion in...Read more

Airberlin Lowers Fares Ahead of 25th Anniversary of Fall of Berlin Wall

Airberlin has announced lower fares for travel from October 27 through December 14, 2014 and January 12 through March 15, 2015. The sale kicks off today and is valid until October 21, 2014. Fares start as low as $469 for...Read more

Qantas Adds A380 Aircraft on Dallas-Sdyney Route, Longest Non-Stop Flight in the World

Qantas has launched the world’s largest passenger aircraft, the A380, on services between Dallas/Fort Worth and Sydney. Qantas Airways Senior Executive Vice President, The Americas, Vanessa Hudson said the introduction of the Qantas A380 would offer more comfort and greater...Read more

Oliviera Prévot on Brussels Airlines’ Partnership with the Africa Travel Association

Olivier Prévot, a Brussels Airlines representative in North America, recently spoke at the Africa Travel Association’s (ATA) Presidential Forum on September 22, 2014 in New York City and covered a variety of subject matters. Brussels Airlines is the official carrier...Read more

Philip Micallef Named New CEO of Air Malta

Air Malta has confirmed the appointment of Philip Micallef as its new Chief Executive Officer. Mr Micallef, who has a wealth of experience in leading complex organizations, was most recently the CEO of the Bermuda Communications Regulatory Authority. “Philip has all...Read more

Icelandair Releases New Short Video Highlighting Passenger’s 48-hour Stopover, Part of #MyStopover Campaign

Icelandair today released a short video of a passenger getting the thrill of her life as she was treated to a surprise, 48-hour stopover in Iceland. The two-minute video shows her arriving at Keflavik Airport for what she thinks is...Read more

New Boutique Airline La Compagnie Announces Attractive Fares for Fall 2014

The newly launched, exclusively business-class boutique airline La Compagnie announced special fares for its first fall season, with regularly scheduled service between Paris and New York. Starting today, La Compagnie will fly five times a week between Paris and New York,...Read more