Airline News - Latin America / Caribbean.


New York, Delray Beach (AirGuide - Airline News Latin America / Caribbean) Aug 28, 2011

American Airlines American Airlines to Launch Nonstop Service Between John F. Kennedy International Airport In New York and V.C. Bird International Airport In Antigua. American Airlines today announced it will launch service between New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) and V. C. Bird International Airport in Antigua (ANU), four times a week beginning Nov. 17. The new service will be operated by a Boeing 737 aircraft with 148 seats. American Airlines currently serves Antigua with one daily flight between Antigua and Miami. American Eagle operates one daily flight between Antigua and San Juan, Puerto Rico. Aug 25, 2011

American Airlines American Airlines Teams Up With oneworld Members - British Airways and Iberia - to Offer Savings on Fares Between the United States and Europe. American Airlines today announced that that it has teamed up with oneworld[umlaut] members [ETH] British Airways and Iberia [ETH] to offer special savings from the United States to cities throughout Europe. American also announced significant savings on travel between the United States and cities throughout the Caribbean, Bermuda, Mexico, Latin America, and Asia. Tickets for these special fares must be purchased by Sept. 5, and travel to all destinations except Europe must take place between Sept. 1 and Dec. 15. Travel to Europe must take place between Sept. 1 and May 15, 2012. Other restrictions apply. Travelers can check schedules and fares and book flights by visiting On you'll find the absolute lowest fares available for American Airlines, American Eagle and AmericanConnection[umlaut] flights. Aug 23, 2011

Delta Air lines Airlines are offering extended change-fee waivers due to hurricane. Airlines have begun extending their waivers for change fees to include flight destinations along the East Coast as Hurricane Irene continues to move northward from the Bahamas. Passengers on Delta Airlines flights to and from Boston, New York and nine other cities can rebook free of charge. Ticket-change fees have been waived for American Airlines passengers headed for 14 cities likely to be affected by the coming storm. Aug 26, 2011

Delta Air Lines Air travel braces for East Coast storm shutdown. Airlines canceled nearly 7,000 weekend flights as Hurricane Irene swept up the East Coast toward New York, forcing carriers to move planes to safer areas and disrupting service at the busiest U.S. hub. As authorities from Washington to Boston prepared for ferocious winds, torrential rain and flooding, major U.S. carriers advised passengers to reconsider travel plans and repositioned their fleets away from those cities. Airport staff secured ground equipment and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), which oversees air traffic control operations, said it was prepared to close airport control towers, if necessary. Ed Martelle, a spokesman for American Airlines, a unit of AMR Corp, said the carrier is "battening the hatches" at key airports. The Northeast is the most congested area of U.S. air space, with the three New York-area airports alone handling nearly 100 million domestic and international passengers annually. Disruptions in the region ripple throughout the country and affect international flights. Major airlines, their regional affiliates, and airports operated close to...

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