TSA Eyes Passenger Self-Screening at Airports

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is looking to develop a passenger self-screening system that’s being compared to the self-checkout kiosks common at many grocery stores and ATM machines, according to Nextgov. Last month, TSA and the Homeland Security Department’s Science […]

Airline Travel Doubles During May

As more and more states begin to open up and drop lockdown restrictions, air travel is starting to see an incremental growth in passengers. Devastated by the coronavirus pandemic – which at one point in April saw a 94 percent […]

Numerous Cities on List For Potentially Losing Air Travel

The ball is now in the U.S. Department of Transportation’s court when it comes to deciding whether to grant the request of domestic airlines to significantly trim certain cities and airport from their respective service lists. And, ironically, it comes […]

Pakistan jet grazed runway at 327kph without landing gear

As Flight 8303 from Lahore approached Karachi’s Jinnah International Airport last Friday afternoon, air-traffic controllers were concerned that it wasn’t descending on the proper path A deadly plane crash in Pakistan is prompting questions about how the crew could touch […]

New United CEO Scott Kirby Comes Out Firing

United Airlines’ Scott Kirby, who took over as CEO last week in the wake of Oscar Munoz’s retirement, is wasting no time establishing his authority. Kirby cut 13 high-level executives in a cash-saving move on Friday as the coronavirus pandemic […]

India domestic air travel to resume May 25 after virus shutdown

Domestic flights ferried 144 million passengers as well as cargo across the vast country last year No indication was given when international travel would resume. Domestic air travel will resume in India on May 25 after a two-month shutdown imposed […]

Southwest Offers Promotion to Entice Customers

Airlines are looking for a way to overcome the sudden – but seemingly lasting – drop in the demand for travel, and Southwest thinks it has a short-term boost. The Dallas-based budget carrier has launched a new promotion to entice […]

Airlines Planning More Flights to China

More and more airlines are planning on flights to China, counting on the travel restrictions imposed because of the coronavirus starting to dissipate. China has restricted international passenger flights to its borders since March, according to Forbes, basically limiting airlines […]

Saudi Ports Authority opens new shipping lane to East Asia

Container transportation lane will operate from Jubail Commercial Port The new line for container transportation will operate from the Jubail Commercial Port through the global shipping line Hyundai Merchant Marine. Saudi Ports Authority (Mawani) has launched a new shipping lane […]

ATPCO automates coronavirus waivers for travel agents

ATPCO has developed an automated solution enabling airlines to override existing fare rules and waive change fees in the GDSs. The solution will go live in the Sabre, Amadeus and Travelport GDSs for American Airlines tickets on June 7. Other […]