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JetBlue has announced that it will be expanding its current code-sharing agreement with Azul Brazilian airlines.
Ryanair has officially launched its long-anticipated four-times-per-day service from Belfast to London Gatwick. The airline will operate as many as seven other routes from the Northern Ireland capital before the end of 2016.
The air travel market in Vietnam is getting more crowded. Upstarts VietJet and Jetstar Pacific have created a very competitive marketplace and taken a domestic monopoly away from Vietnam Airlines. Now a fourth airline, Vietstar, is seeking approval from aviation authorities to operate routes in Vietnam and throughout Southeast Asia.
Some airports, including Atlanta and Los Angeles International, want stricter background checks for drivers who take passengers to the airport for ride-sharing companies like Uber. Uber has said that its own background checks are sufficient to weed out criminals and potential terrorists.
Las Vegas McCarran International has surpassed the passenger numbers that it put up prior to the 2008 slump. Its ever-increasing list of services includes flights by Norwegian Air from as far away as Copenhagen.
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