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Alaska Airlines will acquire 13 more Boeing 737 Max planes despite misgivings from skeptical consumers about safety

An Alaska Airlines Airbus A320 acquired in a merger with Virgin America. Angel DiBilio.Shutterstock.com Alaska Airlines is acquiring 13 additional Boeing 737 Max 9 aircraft in a deal that will also see the sale of 10 Airbus A320 jets.  The FAA ungrounded the Boeing 737 Max on November 18 following a 20-month evaluation that still has flyers saying they won't fly on it.  Alaska will grow its 737 Max 9 fleet to 45 aircraft with the new order from Air Lease Corporation. Visit Business Insider...
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Alaska Airlines will acquire 13 more Boeing 737 Max planes despite misgivings from skeptical consumers about the safety of the plane

An Alaska Airlines Airbus A320 acquired in a merger with Virgin America. Angel DiBilio.Shutterstock.com Alaska Airlines is acquiring 13 additional Boeing 737 Max 9 aircraft in a deal that will also see the sale of 10 Airbus A320 jets.  The FAA ungrounded the Boeing 737 Max on November 18 following a 20-month evaluation that still has flyers saying they won't fly on it.  Alaska will grow its 737 Max 9 fleet to 45 aircraft with the new order from Air Lease Corporation. Visit Business Insider...
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Americans can now travel to 47 nations for vacation and tourism — here's the list of every open country and how to get there

The US passport has lost its strength significantly during the COVID-19 pandemic and Americans are left with few options on where to travel. ShutterLibrary/Shutterstock; Samantha Lee/Business Insider While many countries are not allowing US travelers during the coronavirus crisis, some nations are open to Americans. The United Kingdom, Caribbean countries, and select international locales are allowing tourists from the US. Many countries require you to show a negative COVID-19 test and air...
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Hawaii tightens travel testing requirements, will soon welcome visitors from Canada; Caldwell strives to avoid layoffs and furloughs, activists block Waipio Valley, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Hawaii travel sunset ©2020 All Hawaii NewsHawaii-bound travelers with pending coronavirus test results will no longer have the chance to bypass quarantine. Gov. David Ige announced Thursday that trans-Pacific travelers to Hawaii who can’t present evidence of a negative COVID-19 test upon arrival in the islands won’t be able to bypass the 14-day quarantine once their test results are received. Star-Advertiser.Ige tightens pre-traveler testing rules amid concerns about those arriving witho...
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Pre-Travel Test Results Must Be Received Prior to Flight to Hawaii + Canadian Pre-Travel Testing Program with Hawaii Announced

Governor Ige and his team announced some major new changes/additions to Hawaii’s pre-travel testing program. Before we get into the details of those news items, we’d like to say mahalo to Angie Palmer for supplying today’s lovely Aloha Friday Photo. — Last night, November 19th, the governor held a lengthy press conference announcing a couple of important changes/additions to the pre-travel testing program: Travelers must have test results prior to the departure of the final leg of their flight...
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Air Canada Celebrates Hope, Resilience and Optimism Through “Gift of Travel” Campaign

Air Canada today launched Gift of Travel, an integrated initiative that celebrates the actions of community heroes making a memorable impact when helping their fellow Canadians during COVID-19, raising funds and Aerop lan points for charitable organizations in Canada, and offering customers aspiring to travel a new flexible travel pass product.   “ Canadians from across the country have shown remarkable resilience, solidarity and generosity in the face of COVID-19 and we were ...
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[Update: Now Live With Awesome Bargains!] New Air Canada Aeroplan Program Launches With Lots Of Unique Benefits And Hybrid Award Charts

Update, 11/10: Air Canada’s new mileage program is now live. I’m in an RV for the week and can’t do extensive research now, but it’s nice to find some bargains with just 2 quick searches! Post what deals you find in the comments below!   Update, 8/11: Air Canada has answered a question in the […]
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Southwest is reportedly looking to acquire up to 30 Boeing 737 Max jets even though travelers say they don't want to fly on the troubled plane

Grounded Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft. belonging to Southwest Airlines. Reuters Southwest Airlines is in talks with Boeing to purchase more 737 Max aircraft, Bloomberg is reporting.  The low-cost airline is reportedly looking at aircraft that have been built but not delivered due to order cancellations, known as "white tail" aircraft. The ill-fated aircraft has been grounded since March 2019 following two fatal crashes. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Southwest Airlines is...
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Southwest is reportedly looking to acquire up to 30 Boeing 737 Max jets even though many travelers say they don't want to fly on the troubled plane

Grounded Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft. belonging to Southwest Airlines. Reuters Southwest Airlines is in talks with Boeing to purchase more 737 Max aircraft, Bloomberg is reporting.  The low-cost airline is reportedly looking at aircraft that have been built but not delivered due to order cancellations, known as "white tail" aircraft. The ill-fated aircraft has been grounded since March 2019 following two fatal crashes. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Southwest Airlines is...
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Another airline is retiring the world's largest passenger plane after just under 3 years of service as the pandemic keeps long-haul flyers grounded. See inside Hi Fly's Airbus A380.

A Hi Fly Airbus A380. VanderWolf Images / Shutterstock.com Portuguese charter airline Hi Fly will be retiring its largest aircraft, the Airbus A380, after nearly three years of service. Hi Fly operates the only secondhand A380 which it uses for recovery, repatriation, and medical supply flights under its wet-lease and charter purview. The passenger cabin of the massive Airbus A380 had been hollowed out so the jet can carry more medical cargo to assist in humanitarian efforts related to COV...
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The history of the Airbus A220, the controversial plane Boeing tried to keep out of the US

The first CSeries aircraft in its new Airbus colors. Regis Duvignau/Reuters The Bombardier CSeries was meant to be a game-changing aircraft. Produced by the Canadian aircraft manufacturer, it was its first foray in the 100-to-150-seat market. Though initially successful with sales to major airlines, the program was turned upside following a trade dispute with Boeing. The aircraft program was taken over by Airbus as a result, with the aircraft renamed the Airbus A220.  Bombardier has pulled...
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Air Canada puts its all-business class jets on holiday routes

Air Canada's Jetz planes are usually reserved for private charters. But now the airline is flying them on 2020 holiday routes
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Airline puts all-business class jets on regular routes

Air Canada's Jetz planes are usually reserved for private charters. But now the airline is flying them on 2020 holiday routes
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Westjet Promises Refunds On All Cancelled Flights After Air Canada Calls Their Statement Misleading

Canadian airlines have long resisted providing any refunds during the pandemic. Back in March I wrote how the Canada Transportation Agency gave their blessing to Canadian airlines refusing refunds. In July, Air Canada refused to comply with the DOT’s mandate to offer refunds for flights that didn’t operate. The Canada Transportation Agency then wrote to […]
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JetBlue just revealed its newest jet, the Airbus A220 that will replace some of its oldest aircraft – take a look

The first JetBlue Airways Airbus A220-300. JetBlue Airways JetBlue Airways just unveiled the paint job for its new Airbus A220 aircraft to be delivered in December. The aircraft features JetBlue's classic paint scheme with a new tail design, called "Hops."  No routes have been announced yet but travelers can expect to fly on the aircraft in 2021, according to a JetBlue press release.  Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. JetBlue Airways' first Airbus A220 just rolled out of ...
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JetBlue just revealed its newest jet, the controversial Airbus A220 that the airline will be the second in the US to operate

The first JetBlue Airways Airbus A220-300. JetBlue Airways JetBlue Airways just unveiled the paint job for its new Airbus A220 aircraft to be delivered in December. The aircraft features JetBlue's classic paint scheme with a new tail design, called "Hops."  No routes have been announced yet but travelers can expect to fly on the aircraft in 2021, according to a JetBlue press release.  Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. JetBlue Airways' first Airbus A220 just rolled out of ...
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The best 20 airports in the world for 2020 according to expert reviewers

The Jewel at Singapore Changi Airport. REUTERS/Feline Lim Aviation rating firm Skytrax has released its list of the top 100 airports in the world with European and Asian airports dominating the list. Singapore Changi Airport once again took the top prize for the eight consecutive year. Only one airport in the Americas was in the top 20 with Vancouver International Airport ranking highest in North America and Houston's George Bush Intercontinental Airport highest in the US.  Visit Business ...
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Japan Airlines will swap 'ladies and gentlemen' for gender-neutral terms on its in-flight announcements

Nicolas Datiche/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images Japan Airlines will use gender-neutral terms from October 1 for in-flight and airport announcements, it said. It will swap “ladies and gentlemen” for gender-neutral phrases such as “passengers” and “everyone,” it said. Air Canada and British airline EasyJet both introduced similar policies in 2019. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Japan Airlines will stop using gendered terms like "ladies and gentlemen" during its in-flight an...
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Air Canada Launches All You Can Fly Flight Pass!

Last month I asked when we would see a return of all you can fly flight passes. Air Canada just announced that that will be the first North American airline to offer such a pass. Alas, it will only be valid for flights within Canada. They will offer 3 versions of their infinite flight pass. […]
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Who owns the records of your travel?

Do you want all the details of your past airline travel sold to a data mining company? Did you ask for a Kosher or a Halal meal? Which countries or airports did you travel to? Who did you sit next to? What emergency contact information did you provide? Should that information be for sale to the highest bidder -- without your consent? To put it another way, should airlines be allowed to pawn our personal data to cover the cash-flow problems they have caused for themselves by paying dividends and...
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The inventor of the Labradoodle regrets what he started. These 11 other creators have lamented their contributions, too.

A Labradoodle plays on the beach. Reuters Wally Conron originally bred the Labradoodle — a cross between a Labrador retriever and a poodle — in 1989 to serve as a guide dog for a blind woman whose husband had allergies. Conron now laments his creation, calling it a "Frankenstein monster." Conron isn't the only creator to regret his brainchild. At least 11 other inventors lament the technology, animals, or holidays they created.  Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories.  Wally Conr...
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The inventor of the gender-reveal party regrets what she started. These 11 other creators have lamented their contributions, too.

A gender reveal event in April 2017 started the 47,000-acre Sawmill Fire in the Santa Rita Mountain foothills, southeast of Tucson, Arizona. US Forest Service/AP A smoke bomb at a gender-reveal party in Southern California ignited a 10,500-acre wildfire over the weekend. Jenna Karvunidis, a mom and blogger who's widely credited with inventing gender reveals, took to Facebook to lament her creation.  Karvunidis isn't the only creator to regret her brainchild. At least 11 other inventors lam...
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The Pros and Cons of the New Aeroplan

The new Aeroplan was just announced and there were a lot of changes. This wasn’t a minor refresh, it’s a complete redesign that will benefit most people, but there’s no denying that some travellers will be disappointed. To give you some context, Air Canada was going to cut ties with Aeroplan (owned by Aimia at… The post The Pros and Cons of the New Aeroplan appeared first on Million Dollar Journey.
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American Airlines just announced 23 new leisure routes as it tries to adapt to pandemic travel trends – here's the full list

American Airlines aircraft seen at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport. Alex Tai/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images American just announced 23 new routes along with service resumptions for flights it had cut during the pandemic. The expansion sees more point-to-point routes that don't touch current American hubs and compete directly with low-cost airlines.Mexico is among the most prominently featured region as one of the few countries open to Americans.Visit Business Insider's ho...
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Is flying safe right now? Experts break down the risks associated with boarding a flight during COVID-19.

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. Alyssa Powell/Business Insider While some Americans aren't yet considering air travel in the face of the novel coronavirus, others are eager to resume flying.Before booking that cheap ticket, it's important to be aware of the risks of flying during COVID-19, in both airplanes and airport environments.We talked to doctors, a medical advisor for an aviation trade association, a pilot, and industry ex...
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Air Canada: Fly From Pittsburgh, Cleveland, Miami, Or Philadelphia To Tokyo For $163-$351 Round-Trip

Disclaimer: The health of DansDeals readers is this website’s paramount concern. For your sake and the sake of those around you, consider staying at home while COVID-19 is still spreading or try booking for after you think COVID-19 will no longer be a threat. Remember to travel responsibly and take precautions as suggested by your […]
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The coronavirus outbreak has triggered unprecedented mass layoffs and furloughs. Here are the major companies that have announced they are downsizing their workforces.

People gather at the entrance for the New York State Department of Labor offices on March 20, which closed to the public due to the coronavirus outbreak in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. Andrew Kelly/Reuters The spread of the coronavirus is projected to impact millions of jobs worldwide.In just 22 weeks, more than 57 million Americans have filed for unemployment insurance — that's more than the number of claims filed during the Great Recession.The travel and hospitality industries h...
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New Air Canada Aeroplan Program Launches On November 8th With Lots Of Unique Benefits And Hybrid Award Charts

In 2002 Air Canada decided to spin off its mileage program, Aeroplan, into its own entity. Air Canada started selling it off in 2005 and completely divested of it by 2008 with Aimia running the Aeroplan program separately from Air Canada. Experts thought that Air Canada would start a new trend, with airlines realizing big up-front […]
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