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White House COVID-19 Response Coordinator Jeff Zients announced Monday morning that a new travel policy will go into effect in November, shifting the rules for foreigners arriving in the United States.
Stockholm is a hot market for airlines these days, with Eurowings making a play for the Scandinavian market.
Italy's newest airline may be forced to pay far more than it hoped to keep the Alitalia brand alive. Reports suggest a starting price of 290 million euro (~$341mm) for the public auction of the brand, roughly double the previously appraised value.
One lucky airline will soon have access to 16 peak evening runway movement slots at Newark International Airport. The US Department of Transportation, as encouraged by a recent federal court ruling, will reallocate the slots previously held by Southwest Airlines and abandoned in late 2019.
Norse Atlantic won't launch service across the Atlantic until early next year, but competition is still on the horizon for Stockholm's transatlantic traffic. Finnair announced plans to launch a trio of new routes this winter connecting the Swedish capital and the United States.