DOT: Regulations could follow if airlines don't ensure families can sit together on flights
The DOT has warned airlines that they should take pains to make sure children can sit on flights next to accompanying adults for no extra charge.
Etihad selling silver elite status via NFTs
Looking for Silver Elite status in the Etihad Guest loyalty program? It can be yours for just $349, as part of the carrier's initial foray into the Web3 world and NFTs.
A blockchain loyalty revolution, spearheaded by airBaltic
A new generation of airline loyalty programs is coming, developed, tracked, and sold on the blockchain. And airBaltic is leading the charge. CEO Martin Gauss explains how the company sees its Planies NFT program as a launch pad to a fully tokenized loyalty scheme.
Deutsche Bahn confirms Star Alliance intermodal partner membership
Deutsche Bahn will make its intercity train network available to airlines in the Star Alliance network from 1 August 2022. But the arrange comes up short by some measures.
Other Industry News
Europe Approves World-Leading Sustainable Aviation Fuel Mandate
“If we are serious about fighting climate change and de-carbonizing aviation, Europe needs to make more choices like the one we witnessed today,” said advocacy group Transport & Environment Aviation Policy Officer Matteo Mirolo.
MAX 10 on the ropes: What’s an airline (or congresscritter) to do?
Boeing currently holds orders for more than 700 737 MAX 10 aircraft across 20 airlines*. It is the second most ordered variant of the MAX family. And if the company is forced to upgrade the flight deck to meet new safety certification requirements those could all be at risk.
Spirit wins Newark slots, with conditions to keep them
pirit Airlines led the legal charge to ensure the slots Southwest Airlines abandoned at Newark would be reallocated. Now, after much legal wrangling, the carrier won the rights to those 16 slots.
Third runway inaugurated at Hong Kong Airport
It may never be needed, but Hong Kong International Airport now has a third runway available for scheduled commercial operations.
British Airways New Cancellations: BA Scraps Another 10,300 Summer Flights
More cuts announced as European airports continue their struggle to recover proper staffing.