AA Changes 24-Hour Airfare Hold Policy: Airline Pulse News and Notes for April 1, 2016
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American Airlines Will No Longer Let Passengers Hold Reservations for 24 Hours
American Airlines Plane Took Evasive Action to Avoid Drone.
Delta Makes 96-year-old An Honorary Flight Attendant.
Chinese Airlines Offering Huge Pay Bump to Pilots
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Southwest will add more flights from Long Beach Airport in June. The low cost carrier will use its four new slots to fly to Oakland four times per day. Southwest’s competitor, JetBlue, has a large presence in Long Beach, so this could be the beginning of a rivalry at the airport.
Boeing predicts that air travel will really take off in Latin America in the next two decades. The manufacturer projects fleet sizes in Latin America to triple by 2035 as demand rises.
KLM will trial a biofuel mixture on 80 flights between Amsterdam and Oslo. The route will be flown by Embraer E190s, and the fuel will consist of 47 percent biofuel and 53 percent standard jet fuel.
The European Union wants law enforcement officials in Europe to share intelligence and information with airports so that they can be aware of any potential threats.
JetBlue will add its premium Mint class to more flights in the near future. The carrier has been adding the service, which includes better food and lie-flat seats, to routes including Boston-Barbados. It will start offering Mint on other routes in the fall.
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