No passport required on some JetBlue flights. Having your face scanned to ensure you are who you say you are may sound like something out of a dystopian film or science-fiction movie, but that’s exactly where the future of air travel is heading.
Continue reading JetBlue Is Expanding Its Use of Facial Recognition Technology
With the final deadline for the REAL ID Act coming up, travelers everywhere will soon be impacted by new rules for flying domestically at every airport in the U.S., as the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) will soon stop accepting standard driver’s license or ID cards at airport security checkpoints. Continue reading Here’s What You Need to Know About the Upcoming REAL ID Deadline
Fears about Uber’s dominance in airport service are overblown. That is one of a few headline conclusions to draw from the financial filing Uber Technologies released last Thursday in a prelude to its debut on the public markets. Continue reading Uber’s Airport Rides Still Small Part of Business, IPO Filing Reveals
With hardly any fanfare other than a press release, American Airlines this week rolled out a new addition to its fleet—the Airbus A321neo. Continue reading American Airlines Discreetly Introduces New Plane
Alaska’s continued efforts to appeal to transcontinental airline passengers is creating lucrative bonuses for frequent flyers.
Continue reading Alaska Airlines Leverages Virgin America Acquisition to Compete Aggressively on Loyalty
U.S. airlines downplayed the significance of the FAA’s decision to ground the Boeing 737 Max, mostly saying they have enough slack in their fleets to take care of most customers. American and United probably will be OK, but it’s hard to believe this will be business as usual for Southwest. It has more Max aircraft than the others.
Continue reading Southwest May Bear Biggest Brunt After FAA Grounding of Boeing Max Jets
Singapore will add a fifth terminal at Changi Airport to address growing travel demand. The island-city hopes to have the terminal up and running by 2030. Continue reading Singapore to Expand its Airport Even More
Delta filed an application with the U.S. Department of Transportation to launch daily daytime service between Tokyo-Haneda airport and Seattle, Detroit, Atlanta, and Portland, Ore., as well as twice-daily service between Haneda and Honolulu. Continue reading Delta proposes flights between Haneda, Tokyo’s city airport, and 5 new U.S. cities