On this week’s information, Reno-Tahoe-based Aha!, a low-cost regional service, has stopped flying after submitting for Chapter 11 chapter; Alaska provides capability between Santa Rosa and Seattle; United drops plan to finish LAX-San Diego flights; Delta will add additional service to Las Vegas for CES 2023; the Transportation Division is creating an interactive on-line dashboard to let customers learn about their rights when flights are canceled or delayed; Southwest now lets prospects purchase an upgraded boarding place on-line; Air Wisconsin will swap affiliation from United Categorical to American Eagle subsequent 12 months; Qantas will add continuous Auckland-JFK flights in 2023; there’s worldwide route information from British Airways, Icelandair, American, Spirit, Etihad, Air France, and PLAY; Japan eases up a bit on COVID entry guidelines whereas the Cayman Islands drops all restrictions; U.S. Customs and Border Safety extends Cellular Passport Management utilization to its preclearance stations in Canada; and Oakland Worldwide provides new meals and beverage retailers.
Despite the fact that it has been in growth mode not too long ago – together with the addition of service to Santa Rosa’s Sonoma County Airport final month – Aha!, the low-cost regional operation of ExpressJet Airways based mostly at Reno-Tahoe Worldwide Airport, apparently wasn’t including income quick sufficient to surmount rising monetary issues. ExpressJet this week stopped all Aha! flight operations and filed for Chapter 11 chapter. The corporate stated on its web site that the chapter resulted from “a mixture of market and financial situations.” It stated it’s “unable to help with various journey preparations,” and suggested prospects who purchased tickets for journey after Aug. 22 to contact their bank card firm for a refund. In any other case, it stated, they will file a declare within the chapter continuing.