Alaska Airlines launches $8 flat-rate in-flight WiFi
Fast in-flight WiFi. Fair pricing. But not quite free. That's the proposition now on offer from Alaska Airlines, as it sets a flat-rate, $8 per flight price point for internet service across its fleet.
American Airlines Restarts Philadelphia Regional Routes With Landline Buses
Landline snags a third airline partner, and this one offers some additional benefits over the prior pair.
airBaltic boosts NFT loyalty play
Perhaps no airline sees itself as an innovator more than airBaltic. The company's latest move – to issue 10,000 more NFTs tied to its loyalty program – raises questions about whether the airline is innovative or simply chasing a shiny buzzword.
Other Industry News
BOC Aviation secures long-term slots for A320neo family
Singapore-based lessor BOC Aviation has secured long-term delivery slots with Airbus by ordering A320neo family aircraft that will be delivered between 2027 and 2029.
A JetBlue-Spirit merger almost certainly means higher fares
JetBlue's arrival in a new market typically sees fares charged by other carriers drop. Where JetBlue and Spirit overlap, however, it is inevitable that fares will rise. They have to in order for JetBlue to realize the net benefits it proposes.
JetBlue proposes a Spirit buyout, besting Frontier’s bid
JetBlue finally formally announced its long-anticipated service between Boston and London to launch this summer. And, in a twist no one really expected, that turns out to be the smaller news item for the carrier this week. The New York Times reports that JetBlue made a $3.6bn stock offer for Spirit Airlines, besting the deal announced by Frontier in February.