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Upstart Canada Jetlines is still trying to figure out what it wants to be when it grows up. After a few false starts on domestic routes the airline now flies mostly transborder leisure routes from its Toronto hub. In something of a surprise move it now also says Doha is on its radar, in cooperation with Qatar Airways.
JetBlue plans a pair of new routes between Orlando and the Dominican Republic from November 2023, a down payment on what it sees as more than doubling daily operations in Central Florida should its merger with Spirit Airlines be approved.
Insiders aren’t surprised as ExxonMobil, the last remaining proponent of green algae biofuel, ends research
For many travelers, transit hubs like San Francisco International Airport are what anthropologist Marc Augé considers “nonplaces” — a connection from one place to another devoid of historical significance or intimacy.
But a new book by Eric Porter aims to defy that perception. A People’s History of SFO: The Making of the Bay Area and an Airport charges that SFO can tell the story of the Bay Area’s past and future, as it has played a key role in the region’s economic expansion.
A major purchase by Saudi Arabia caps sales of almost 200 Dreamliners over the past four months, handing Boeing Co major industrial and political wins in lucrative widebody sales against European rival Airbus.