Southwest Schedule Extension till August 10, Plus New Routes

Southwest Airlines has extended its bookable flight schedule through Aug. 10, 2020. As part of the schedule extension, Southwest also announces plans to bring new service to some of the largest cities across its network.

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JetBlue Introduces Basic Economy Fares

JetBlue Airways announced today that it will start offering a basic economy fare. These types of fares are already offered on most domestic airlines and are the cheapest option for passengers who do not care about any perks. It’s also a way for airlines to compete with ultra low cost carriers.

Lufthansa Looking to Invest $233 in Alitalia Rescue

Lufthansa Looking to Invest $233 in Alitalia Rescue German carrier Lufthansa is ready to invest up to 200 million euros ($223 million) in Italian airline Alitalia, which has been struggling for a while now and is running out of cash as it races to find new funds. Italian media reports that Lufthansa had written to…

Alaska Airlines Lounges at PDX and ANC Will Leave Priority Pass

Two Alaska Airlines lounges will soon leave the Priority Pass program. The lounges in Portland (PDX) and Anchorage (ANC) will leave the program on November 1, 2019. The message shows on the respective pages for each lounge. For Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport, Priority Pass members will no longer have a lounge option. Alaska lounges…