Airline Startup Boom — New Airlines Popping Up All Over The World.
With all that’s going on across the world for the past two years with a global pandemic and the severe disruptions in the aviation industry, particularly in the airlines, it is counterintuitive that there is currently a boom in new airline start-ups. Over the past year, there have been several plans or actual launches of airlines. These are particularly low-cost carriers that are being set up across the globe, with some looking to start services in 2022. In this week’s On Aviation™ digest, we will take a look at some articles that are discussing this boom in new airline start-ups, Which may give some insights into what can be expected in air travel over the next 12 months.
The Pandemic Paved The Way For A Boom In Cheap New Us Airlines…
There were a handful of low-cost newcomers that launched in the US in 2021, including Avelo Airlines, Breeze Airways, and Aha!, ExpressJet Airlines’ new leisure brand. While getting just one new startup in a single year is unusual, considering that hasn’t happened in over a decade, getting three is extremely impressive.
By Taylor Rains | Business Insider
The Start-Up Boom Continues. Which Airlines Are Due To Launch In 2022?
It may seem like a strange time to launch an airline. A global pandemic has devastated air travel yet 2021 has seen many new start-up carriers and 2022 looks set to continue that trend. The global grounding of aircraft has actually provided some favorable conditions for anyone wishing to set up a new airline — namely availability of aircraft and crew.
By Victoria Bryan | Aerotime Hub
New Airline Coming To The U.S., Canada In 2022
Nearly 4 years after being formed, a new start-up airline appears ready to begin flying in the not-so-distant future. Airbahn took delivery of its first plane last week and is hiring for a variety of positions. Exactly when Airbahn might start carrying passengers remains one of the mysteries of this new airline, which will fly primarily in California, Nevada, and western Canada.
By: Greg Robertson | MSN News
New US-Based Airline ‘Airbahn’ Debuting In 2022 With West Coast Service
Related to the story above.
Airbahn is poised to become the fourth new U.S. airline to launch this year. According to Business Insider, the California-based airline will join Avelo Airlines, Breeze Airways, and Aha!, all of which started earlier in the year despite the challenging state of travel brought on by the continuing COVID-19 pandemic.
By: Ayah A. | Travel Noire
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