American Airlines Finally Begins Haneda Flights: Airline Pulse for Feb. 16, 2016
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China's crackdown on corruption has now hit its airline industry. China Southern's former General Manager, Si Xianmin is being investigated for accepting bribes while he was at the head of airline.
United Airlines has taken another major step in the transpacific marketplace by launching San Francisco-Singapore flights. The U.S. legacy carrier has also been competing with Qantas on the S.F.-Sydney route.
American Airlines allowed passengers to change their flights for free as winter weather advisories came into effect in the Southeast on Monday. AA customers who were flying out of Charlotte Douglas and other Carolina airports were able to alter their plans without incurring the usual change fees.
Southwest Airlines is using its lack of fees to sell itself to passengers. The low cost carrier has a new ad campaign that highlights that fact that it occupies the "sweet spot" between legacy carriers, who have higher fares, and ultra-budget airlines, who have lower fares, but excessive fees that make the overall cost of travel more expensive.
Farmers protesting against new taxes and pension plans in Greece have resorted to blocking major roads with their tractors. The practice could include airport roads. The British Foreign Office has advised travelers in Greece to be aware of this and start their trips to the airport extra early.
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