Airline News

United Airlines Donates Food to New York & New Jersey Food Banks

With food insecurity at all-time high, particular in the New Jersey and New York areas, hardest hit by COVID-19, United Airline recently...

Transportation Department Recent Orders Shakes Airline Community

While running through my usual roster of aviation data and regulatory updates, I came across a website which went chapter and verse...
The Future of Airline Route and Capacity Planning

The Future of Airline Route and Capacity Planning

Significant demand shocks aren’t new to the airline industry. In this century alone, it has weathered the storms caused by the 9/11...

JetBlue Temporarily Consolidates Service in Five Domestic Metro Areas to Reduce Excess Flying For...

JetBlue today announced it will temporarily consolidate operations in five major metropolitan areas in the U.S between April 15 and June 10. The revised...
COVID-19 Downturn

Airlines Aided With Federal Funds to Get Through COVID-19 Downturn

Delta, American, United, Southwest and JetBlue, among others, met a 5 p.m. ET April 3rd deadline to apply to the Treasury Department...

Recline Or Not Recline: That Is The Question

In one of Metropolitan Airport News first year’s articles, I wrote a column on reclining seats, and how rude travelers are to...

Delta Reduces Flight Schedule to South Korea Following Coronavirus Outbreak

Delta is temporarily reducing the number of weekly flights it operates between the U.S. and Seoul-Incheon (ICN), South Korea, due to global...
Delta Thank You Plane

Following $1.6B Profit Sharing Payout Delta Unveils Livery Featuring All 90,000 Employee Names

Delta Air Lines will pay out more than $1 billion in profit sharing, celebrating the outstanding accomplishments made possible by its employees...
JetBlue 20th

JetBlue Celebrates Anniversary With $20 One-Way Fares

JetBlue marked its 20th birthday, commemorating its first revenue flight between New York and Fort Lauderdale on February 11, 2000. Twenty years, 470 million customers, and...
Air Italy JFK

Air Italy Enters Liquidations

Qatar Airways-backed carrier Air Italy has entered liquidation and is ceasing operations, the airline announced Tuesday, February 11th.  Replacement...