London Air Travel’s Atlantic Update is published every Wednesday morning at 06:00 GMT.
It provides a weekly digest of news on transatlantic travel between Europe and North America as well as hotel & transportation developments in major North American cities.
Below is an archive of posts from 2020. Here is a full archive of posts from 2019.
15 January 2020 – American Airlines and British Airways prepare to co-locate at New York JFK Terminal 8 from 2022, following the planned demolition of BA’s current home Terminal 7.
22 January 2020 – The UK’s Competition & Markets Authority continues is ongoing review of American Airlines and BA’s transatlantic joint-business.
29 January 2020 – British Airways delays its planned launch of Boeing 787-10 services from London Heathrow to Atlanta until March 2020. BA also plans to deploy the Airbus A380 to Las Vegas in January 2021 for the Consumer Electronics Show.
5 February 2020 – American Airlines launches a new codeshare partnership with GOL in Brazil. Norwegian withdraws plans to operate flights from London Heathrow in summer 2020.
12 February 2020 – The founder of JetBlue David Neeleman prepares to launch a new US domestic airline Breeze Airways. The Marriott Renaissance opens in Chelsea, New York.
19 February 2020 – British Airways delays the launch of its first Boeing 787-10 aircraft until late March.
26 February 2020 – American Airlines & Qatar Airways reinstate a codeshare partnership as a precursor to close co-operation between the two airlines.
4 March 2020 – Delta launches London Heathrow – Seattle.
11 March 2020 – The US prepares for an outbreak of Coronavirus.
Due to the ban on citizens of the UK and Europe on travelling to the US and the consequent substantial reduction in transatlantic flights, our Atlantic Update has been temporarily paused.