Air Canada is adding domestic nonstop, year-round service from Montreal to the Ontario cities of London and Windsor, beginning July 2. The flights are scheduled to allow connections to Europe and Canada's Atlantic region.
Explosives-sniffing dogs patrol Baltimore Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport, sniffing the air for traces of dangerous materials as passengers rush by.
Peter Harris, UPS' director of sustainability for Europe, writes that the shipper is reducing its environmental footprint by deploying emissions-free electrically assisted tricycles in European cities. The initiative has advantages beyond the obvious fuel savings: "We can connect and collaborate more effectively with governments, as well as our stakeholders, employees and customers, generating a culture within the business of sustainable innovation," he writes.
Hawaiian Airlines will receive two A321neo aircraft next month, plus another five in June and July and one each in September and November. The carrier will use the new planes on routes between the Hawaiian islands and West Coast.
Frontier Airlines and Hawaiian Airlines have extended their cobranded credit card agreements with Barclays.
FedEx Express is one of the best places to work in the United Arab Emirates, according to Great Place to Work Institute. "We want to see our colleagues achieve their full potential, and we provide them with the means to do so -- through education support, mentoring and more," said Jack Muhs of FedEx Express.
New ads for American Airlines focus on the airline's premium "flagship" offerings, which include lounges and amenities associated with premium seating. Future ads will focus on other cabin experiences and workers' own travel adventures.
The National Transportation Safety Board held a roundtable discussion about preventing loss-of-control accidents in general aviation. Representatives from the Federal Aviation Administration, AOPA, the Experimental Aircraft Association, General Aviation Manufacturers Association and others participated in the discussion, which focused on ongoing pilot training, safety culture and new cockpit technology.
Rep. Bill Shuster, R-Pa., has removed language from a Federal Aviation Administration funding bill that would have placed air traffic control under the Department of Transportation. AOPA and GA pilots lobbied against the last-minute amendment.
John B. "Jack" McKibbon Jr. will on Saturday be inducted into the Georgia Aviation Hall of Fame. McKibbon flew B-25 bombers in WWII and was recalled to active service to fly KC-97 refueling aircraft in 1951, before going on to enjoy flying as a private pilot.
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