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Flexjet reports 83 percent growth in new business

DALLAS, Texas – Flexjet, the world's second largest fractional jet ownership services provider, reports new business growth of 83 percent when comparing Q1 2013 versus Q1 2012.

Aeromexico reports 1215000 passengers in January 2013

MEXICO CITY, Mexico - Grupo Aeromexico S.A.B de C.V., the largest intercontinental airline in Mexico, reports operating statistics for January, 2013.

Seven tips for surviving holiday travel with your kids

LOS ANGELES, Calif. - If you've ever traveled with kids (especially over the holidays), you know it's an adventure.

JetBlue to launch daily flights from Boston to Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA, Penn. - JetBlue Airways today announces the launch of nonstop service between Boston's Logan International Airport (BOS) and Philadelphia International Airport (PHL).

Aeromexico reports 3.8 percent increase in passenger numbers

MEXICO CITY, Mexico - Grupo Aeromexico, S.A.B. de C.V., the largest intercontinental airline in Mexico, reports operating statistics for November, 2012.

Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport boosts nation’s best hotels

DALLAS, Texas - Airport hotels are not often the most convenient lodging destinations for leisure travelers, but many a time they are just the thing for business travelers and others in need of a quic

Single male 30-something? You are the Perfect Passenger

EDINBURGH, Scotland - A survey of more than 700 international cabin crew members, from 85 countries by global travel search site Skyscanner has revealed their perfect airline passenger, and it's a sur

Report: Global aircraft seating market worth $4.86 billion by 2017

DALLAS, Texas - According to new market research report, "Global Commercial Aviation Aircraft Seating Market, Forecasts & Analysis (2012 - 2017)", the total global commercial aviation aircraft seating

Back to the future in the Middle East

Twenty-five years ago, the aviation market in the UAE looked very different from today. Back in 1987 there were just 24,000 departing flights from the UAE, providing fewer than 6 million seats.

Slowdown in demand for air transport continues

GENEVA, Switzerland - The International Air Transport Association (IATA) reported global traffic results for August showing demand for air transport continuing to flatten-out, but with significant reg

Wines must be carefully chosen for consumption at altitude

The airline industry has seen fewer travelers take to the skies in the wake of the global financial downturn and rising fuel costs.

Demanding the true all-in total cost of air travel

During the depths of the “great recession” in 2008, US airlines experienced the double whammy of fewer travelers and soaring jet-fuel prices, resulting in billions of dollars in losses.

Standby travel getting harder to swing

The mother had less than a minute to decide: Let her daughter go on alone and break up the family, or keep everyone together, unsure when they would ever make it out.

Airport lounges cater to travelers who want memorable journey

Travel is meant to be a rich experience, a means of engaging with culture, cuisine and pleasure.

Malaysia Airlines expects 15 percent growth of passenger load from India

MUMBAI, India - Malaysia Airlines, the national carrier of Malaysia, expects 15 per cent growth of passenger load from India in 2012.

Flying in different realities

The statistics are in and the US airline industry has posted its best operational performance in many moons.

Kenya to renegotiate key bilateral air service agreements

The Seychelles, Mauritius and South Sudan are three of as many as 13 countries Kenya intends to review and revise bilateral air service agreements with.

JetBlue takes loyalty to new heights

NEW YORK, N.Y. - JetBlue Airways today introduces TrueBlue Mosaic, an enhancement to the carrier's existing customer loyalty program that will add even more value for its most frequent flyers.

Airbus introduces wider seats for obese passengers

Squeezing into a 'cattle class' airline seat is about to get a lot easier for the overweight traveller – but at the expense of more slimline passengers.

Loathing still there, but feelings toward TSA were worse in 2010

It's the kind of thing that seems to happen every day to innocent grandmas, teens and toddlers when they pass through the airport: Savannah Barry, a 16-year-old Type 1 diabetic, uses an insulin pump t

Alaska Airlines launches Portland-Washington DC service

SEATTLE, Wash. - Alaska Airlines announced today that it will start service between Portland, Ore., and Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport in Washington, D.C., on Aug.

More direct flights from North America to Düsseldorf International

Düsseldorf, Germany – The continuous growth of air travel between North America and DUS is reflected in airberlin’s strategy for expanded service from DUS to three US cities.

Pitbull-loving do-gooders bully United Air into ending “dog discrimination”

WASHINGTON, D.C. – United Airlines, the world's largest airline, has removed an embargo on nine breeds of dog they deemed “dangerous”.

JAL announces passenger traffic results for 2012 Golden Week

JAL Group (JAL) announced today, passenger traffic results for the annual Japanese "Golden Week" vacation that stretched from Friday, April 27 to Sunday, May 6, 2012 this year.

AAdvantage Program named Best Rewards Program

FORT WORTH, Texas - The American Airlines AAdvantage® program has received top honors for Best Airline Rewards Program, in addition to the award for Outstanding Benefit (airline) at the first-ever Fl

Toll free hotline for stranded passengers launched

NAPA, Calif. - FlyersRights.org announced today the expansion of its hotline from domestic service to international service.

Cheap airfares are harder and harder to come by

Douglas Quinby was shocked at the price. Traveling from Atlanta to New Orleans in two weeks for work, the travel industry analyst found an airline ticket for $130 a week ago and grabbed it.

Global airline capacity grows for 11th consecutive month

CHICAGO, Ill. - This month's analysis of the OAG schedules database indicates that airlines worldwide will operate 1% more flights in April 2012, compared to April 2011.