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The next 100 planes United Airlines wants to order are very, very different. The Heart Aerospace ES-19 is a 19-seat electric prop that could dramatically change how the company feeds its hubs from smaller airports. Assuming it gets past the many challenges it faces.
Frontier's newest Caribbean destination is a big deal for St Maarten's tourism recovery. But for the airline it is just another stepping stone into a refocused network that the company hopes will further increase yields.
Aer Lingus UK finally secured its operating certificate from British authorities, paving the way for the carrier to launch its operations from Manchester to the US and Caribbean islands later this year. But broader expansion may be hampered by the fine print in that AOC document.
Not only will Porter Airlines back bring its core services at Toronto's downtown Billy Bishop Airport starting in September, but it will also add jet service from other hubs, dramatically increasing its presence in Canada and the USA beginning in 2022.