Delta ‘Has Never Performed Better’: Airline Pulse News and Notes for May 3, 2016
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Aviation industry leaders in the Asia Pacific region are meeting in Queenstown, New Zealand to discuss the challenges brought about by the exponential increase in air traffic in the region.
LATAM affiliate LAN Peru has begun flying from Lima, Peru to Washington DC. DC is LATAM’s fifth U.S. destination. The South American carrier already flies to Los Angeles, Miami, New York and Orlando.
Kosovo’s main airport was closed yesterday after a Turkish Airlines jet with 143 passengers on board skidded off the runway. The runway remained closed for a few hours for safety inspection, but investigators are still trying to figure out what caused the incident.
Tampa International Airport has seen a spike in passenger numbers over the past year. The reason for this rise in popularity: Southwest has launched more flights and Air Canada has met increasing demand by bringing in wide-body jets. Spirit has also increased the number of flight that it operates out of the airport by more than 50 percent.
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