Delta Air Lines has reached agreement with US Airways to exchange flying rights and airport facilities at New York’s LaGuardia and Washington D.C.’s Reagan National airports. The proposed move would require federal government approval.

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Alaska Airlines is inaugurating daily service between Portland, Oregon and Chicago on November 16. The service will be Alaska Airlines’ third nonstop route to Chicago.

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AirTran Airways is expanding its operations at New York’s LaGuardia Airport and Washington D.C.’s Reagan National Airport. The airline is adding more flights at both airports on November 4 while keeping all the flights it already operates from those airports.

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Brazil’s TAM and Chinese airline Air China will begin codesharing this month on flights that connect Sao Paulo and Beijing via Madrid Barajas Airport.

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Virgin America is launching service to Florida sunspot Fort Lauderdale on November 18 from both Los Angeles and San Francisco.

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With its newly launched ‘Air China Business Travel Card’ series of prepaid debit cards, Air China says it has become China’s first airline to introduce frequent flyer program-related financial cards.

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Greek carrier Aegean Airlines will start serving London Heathrow twice daily from Athens International Airport Eleftherios Venizelos on October 25.

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Continental Airlines is launching service from its Guam hub and Honolulu to Nadi, Fiji on December 18.

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Not-for-profit organization Green America has added an ‘Airlines’ section to its consumer watchdog website, ResponsibleShopper.org. The site informs concerned consumers about problem corporate practices, action campaigns and ways to live greener in relation to more than 150 major consumer companies.

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EgyptAir has converted a previous order for two Boeing 777s into an order for an additional eight Next-Generation 737-800s, taking its total acquisition of the type to 20.

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WestJet is launching a travel rewards credit card this fall, in cooperation with RBC Royal Bank and MasterCard.

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While airlines generally are cutting back sharply on international services, United Airlines’ new nonstop flights between Washington and Geneva, Switzerland are proving a resounding success.

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American Eagle Airlines is restarting service between Miami International Airport (MIA) and three destinations in the Bahamas from November 19, after a break of more than 15 years.

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JetBlue claims its new TrueBlue program will turn the traditional frequent flyer model on its tail by changing the way points are earned and redeemed, awarding points for dollars spent rather than miles flown.

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United Airlines and Chase Card Services are offering three new credit cards designed for travelers who desire added comfort when they travel or want to earn mileage points faster for their next award trip.

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From Wednesday, August 5 Helsinki-Vantaa no longer will have separate domestic and international terminals.

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Dubai-based Emirates Airline has become the world’s largest operator of the Boeing 777 with the delivery of its 78th 777-family aircraft.

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Southwest Airlines is preparing a bid to acquire Denver-based Frontier Airlines, which is to be sold at auction in bankruptcy court next month.

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Until the end of the year, American Airlines is offering double mileage points to all members of the AAdvantage frequent-flyer program living in the Greater New York area every time they fly on American, American Eagle or AmericanConnection ― no matter where the trip begins or ends.

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