TAP to Codeshare with JetBlue: Airline Pulse News and Notes for June 6, 2016
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TAP Portugal and JetBlue have signed a codeshare agreement for flights from Lisbon to both Boston and New York. The deal will allow TAP to access JetBlue’s US network for its 30 weekly flights from Portugal to the United States.
Frontier Airlines has signed a hiring agreement with two regional carriers. Pilots from both Silver Airlines and Great Lakes Airlines are eligible for Frontier’s pilot training program. The Denver-based airline expects to hire 25 percent of its pilots from this regional pipeline.
Swiss Airlines has upgraded its order with Bombardier. The airline, which is owned by Lufthansa, will upgrade part of its order for CS100 jets to the larger CS300 variant.
Qatar Airways has officially canceled its first Airbus A320neo order because of delays caused by the plane’s engine troubles. The airline has said that it will not seek compensation for the delayed delivery and still expects delivery of Airbus A350s scheduled for later this year.
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