Airline news headlines from around the world

Top worldwide airline news headlines for July 17, 2023:

  • Air India to resume flights to Pakistan. The Indian airline will resume flights to Pakistan after a five-year hiatus. The first flight is scheduled to depart from Delhi on July 19.
  • British Airways to cut 10,000 jobs. The UK airline is cutting 10,000 jobs as part of a restructuring plan. The cuts are expected to affect all areas of the business, including pilots, cabin crew, and ground staff.
  • Air France-KLM to cancel more flights. The Franco-Dutch airline is canceling more flights due to staff shortages. The cancellations are affecting both domestic and international flights.
  • Qantas to introduce new lie-flat seats in business class. The Australian airline is introducing new lie-flat seats in its business class cabin. The new seats will be installed on the airline’s Boeing 787 Dreamliners and Airbus A380s.
  • Emirates to launch new service to Tel Aviv. The Dubai-based airline is launching a new service to Tel Aviv. The first flight is scheduled to depart from Dubai on July 23.
  • American Airlines to add 100 new routes. The US airline is adding 100 new routes in an effort to expand its network. The new routes will include flights to both domestic and international destinations.
  • Delta Air Lines to offer free checked bags for children. The US airline is offering free checked bags for children under the age of two. The new policy is in effect for all flights operated by Delta Air Lines.
  • United Airlines to introduce new loyalty program. The US airline is introducing a new loyalty program called United 360. The new program will offer members more ways to earn and redeem miles.
  • JetBlue to launch new premium cabin. The US airline is launching a new premium cabin called Mint. The new cabin will offer passengers more space and comfort.
  • Southwest Airlines to add new flights to Hawaii. The US airline is adding new flights to Hawaii. The new flights will operate from Los Angeles and San Diego.