This week’s airline and airport news:
- I flew on the 4 biggest US airlines during the pandemic to see which is handling it best, and found one blew the rest out of the water
- Delta agent makes custom Elmo mask for special needs flyer
- Woman who claims she has Covid19 attacks 5 (Spirit) airline agents at Orlando Airport (OIA) because she didn’t want to pay the $65 carryon fee
- Boeing Quietly Pulls Plug on the 747, Closing Era of Jumbo Jets
- Alaska Airlines to give maskless passengers warning cards
- El Al cancels all flights until further notice
- American Airlines warns it’s overstaffed by about 8,000 flight attendants
- United Airlines triples the schedule size compared to June 2020 – but still scheduled to only fly 40% of August 2019 levels; United extends change fee waiver for new bookings through July 31
- Airbus is cutting 15,000 jobs because of the pandemic
- Aeromexico files for US bankruptcy, citing ‘unprecedented’ challenges
- CDC director blasts American Airlines for selling full capacity flight
- Porter Airlines extends suspension of all its flights until the end of August
- TSA officers at Hollywood Burbank Airport discover loaded firearm in traveler’s carry-on luggage
- American Airlines says it’s overstaffed by 20,000 employees for fall schedule
- Behind The Curtain Of American AAdvantage Account Shutdowns
- 14 Hawaiian Airlines flight attendants test positive for COVID-19
- New Quebec airline OWG targets sun destinations
- United to lay off up to 36,000 employees
- Delta CEO: Air travel essential to rebuilding economy
- Delta And United Airlines are Bringing Back Alcoholic Beverage Service On Certain Flights
- Air New Zealand puts hold on new flights
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