Southwest Warns of Fake Facebook Pages: Airline Pulse News and Notes for March 17
These are the air travel headlines circling the internet today.
American Upgrades Long-Haul Flights
AirBaltic’s Steady Growth Continues
American Airlines Could Seek New Haneda Slots
Philippine Airlines Chasing Five-Star Rating
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An all-female Royal Brunei Airlines crew recently operated a flight between Brunei and Saudi Arabia, a country that has yet to give women the right to drive cars. The flight was not made to commemorate International Women’s Day, but Brunei’s National Day. The airline is actively recruiting females for all its departments.
Southwest Airlines is warning about fake Facebook pages. The pages are meant to look like they are official, but they are not. The airline is telling people not to enter any personal information on these pages.
Hawaiian Airlines is celebrating its third year of service to New Zealand. The three-times-per-week service is used by some fliers as a way to get to the U.S. Mainland because Hawaiian has a number of connections from the islands to places like Las Vegas and Los Angeles.
The U.S. House of Representatives has voted to extend FAA authorization until mid-July. However, the Senate now has a competing bill that would reauthorize the aviation body until late 2017. This bill does not contain any plans to privatize air traffic control.
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