The Force Awakens on British Airways: Airline Pulse News and Notes for Feb. 26, 2016
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Icelandic LCC WOW Air is launching five new flights per week between Reykjavik and Dublin. Introductory fares start at €69 one-way. The airline currently flies to the Irish metropolis three times per week.
A government-funded study has found that Canada should seek foreign investment to help upgrade its air travel infrastructure. The study, commissioned by the previous government, says that a lack of competition in the transportation sectors has led to slow growth.
British Airways will be the first airline to show the new Star Wars film, The Force Awakens, as part of its in-flight entertainment package. The movie will be shown on long haul flights starting on March 1.
Some current and former American Airlines pilots are suggesting that the airline’s cockpit crew members should consider joining a larger union like the Air Line Pilots Association. AA’s pilots actually left the ALPA more than 50 years ago, but rejoining would give them more clout, according to those who back the move.
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