AirTransportNews - The Insider's Point of View 24/7. en-us (c) 2007 5 Spirit Airlines to Begin Flights from Baltimore/Washington and Chicago to Mexican Vacation Hotspot Top-notch resorts, crystal blue waters and beautiful beaches are just a few of the things that put Cancun on the map as the ultimate getaway destination. Add ultra-low fares to the mix and there'... 22 May 2017 Icelandair Becomes First Airline to Bring High-Speed Connectivity and Internet Streaming to Transatlantic Flights Icelandair and ViaSat Inc. (NASDAQ: VSAT). today announced it will bring the fastest, most powerful in-flight connectivity and internet streaming service to passengers flying on Icelandair... 22 May 2017 Brussels Airlines makes considerable investment to renew its long-haul fleet In the course of 2018/2019 Brussels Airlines will replace seven of its ten long-haul aircraft. With this important investment in its long-haul network, the Belgian airline remains loyal to the ... 22 May 2017 Frequent flyers earn miles/points as Finnair starts San Francisco-Helsinki service June 1 Alaska Airlines and Finnair are teaming up to give members of their frequent flyer programs the opportunity to earn miles/points on each other as Finnair expands its wings with new flights from... 22 May 2017 IATA Launches RampVR (TM) the First Virtual Reality Training Tool for Ground Operations The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced the launch of RampVR, the industryrsquo;s first virtual reality (VR) training platform for ground operations, at the IATA Ground... 22 May 2017 Unsold sandwiches, salads donated to Keep Austin Fed The Food Rescue Program at Austin's airport donates unsold, packaged food to Keep Austin Fed, a nonprofit group that gathers wholesome and nutritious surplus food from commercial kitchens and... 22 May 2017 Bombardier Launches Ka-Band High-Speed Internet on Challenger 650 Aircraft to Enhance Smooth Ride for Passengers Bombardier becomes the first OEM to offer the revolutionary Ka-band system for business aircraft in the medium category The Challenger 650 jet is the most reliable business aircraft offering... 22 May 2017 Bombardier Challenger 350 Joins TAG Aviation Charter Fleet Bombardierrsquo;s Challenger 350 aircraft is the best-sellingnbsp;business jet platform of the last decade The Challenger 350 business jet offers exceptional passenger comfort through its... 22 May 2017 SITA's robotic kiosk to the rescue in busy check-in areas Autonomous, mobile kiosks will move themselves to where they are needed in the airportnbsp; SITA Lab, which explores the future of technology in air travel, has unveiled KATE, an... 22 May 2017 JetBlue Honors Public Servants for Inspiring Humanity JetBlue (Nasdaq:JBLU), New Yorkrsquo;s Hometown Airlinereg;, has a long history of supporting those who serve their communities. Today public servants from New York and abroad joined forces... 22 May 2017