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JetBlue Takes Steps to Offer Tickets in the U.K. for New N.Y.-London Service

JetBlue Takes Steps to Offer Tickets in the U.K. for New N.Y.-London Service

JetBlue Airways moved forward with its plans to offer transatlantic service from New York to London with the appointment of a sales team for the United Kingdom.
The New York-based airline is pointing with Discover the World, a U.K.-based firm that serves as an outsourced sales and marketing organization for companies in the travel and hospitality industries.
The two companies announced the appointment of a dedicated sales team, naming Claire Herbert to …

Boeing CEO Calhoun to Remain in Post As Board Extends Retirement Age

Boeing CEO Calhoun to Remain in Post As Board Extends Retirement Age

Boeing’s board of directors on Tuesday extended the mandatory retirement age for CEO David Calhoun from 65 to 70 in a vote of confidence for its chief executive.
Mr. Calhoun took the reins of a company in crisis in January 2020, succeeding interim CEO Greg Smith, the company’s long-time CFO. The previous CEO, Dennis Muilenburg, resigned on December 23, 2019 after numerous setbacks in the company’s attempts to return the beleaguered …

American Airlines Announces 17 New Routes

American Airlines Announces 17 New Routes

American Airlines said it plans to launch over 17 new routes including new service to Nassau and multiple flights from Orlando.
Among the new routes will be eight new flights from Orlando, including service to Birmingham, Alabama; Dayton, Ohio; Indianapolis, Indiana; Louisville, Kentucky; Memphis and Nashville, Tennessee; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; and Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina.
The Fort Worth-based carrier will also begin service from Austin to Nassau, Bahamas, in addition to previously announced flights …

Coronavirus News Update – April 20: More than 80% of Americans Over 65 Have Been Partly Vaccinated

Coronavirus News Update – April 20: More than 80% of Americans Over 65 Have Been Partly Vaccinated

Over 80% of Americans above the age of 65 have now received at least one dose of the coronavirus vaccine. The numbers are promising, although the rate at which Americans in this age group will get vaccinated in the coming weeks is expected to slow, given that all Americans over the age of 16 is eligible for a shot.
As of Tuesday morning, the world has recorded over 142.8 million Covid-19 …

American Airlines to Resume Traditional In-Flight Beverage Service as Demand for Travel Increases

American Airlines to Resume Traditional In-Flight Beverage Service as Demand for Travel Increases

American Airlines announced the return of its traditional in-flight beverage service after a year during which passengers were limited to water amidst cutbacks in service due to the coronavirus pandemic precautions.
The move comes on the heels of Delta Air Lines’ April 8th announcement that it would resume its own beverage service in all cabins on April 14.
The Fort Worth-based carrier said it would resume its pre-pandemic beverage service in its …

United Airlines Reports $2.4 Billion Loss for Q1

United Airlines Reports $2.4 Billion Loss for Q1

United Airlines announced financial results for first quarter of 2021.
The airline posted$2.4 billion adjusted net loss for the first quarter, on revenue of $3.2 billion, down 66% year-over-year. United cited higher fuel costs and continued weak demand amidst the coronavirus pandemic.
“We’re poised to emerge from this pandemic with a future that is brighter than ever,” said Scott Kirby, the airline’s CEO.
The airline, Kirby said, now sees “a clear path to …

JetBlue First Airline to Recruit New Flight Attendants Amidst Pandemic

JetBlue First Airline to Recruit New Flight Attendants Amidst Pandemic

JetBlue Airways is slated to begin a recruitment drive for new flight attendants on Monday, according to people with knowledge ofthe matter.
Just one month ago, the New York-based airline began to ask furloughed works to return amidst an uptick in travel demand.
“With the fun and adventure of this role comes great responsibility to putting the safety and comfort of our customers first, and being flexible and dependable when it comes …