Delta Air Lines plans to expand its presence at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York. The carrier will undertake a $175 million project at Terminal 4's Concourse B. In addition, Delta will spend $5 million to enhance its information technology.
About 60% of travelers responding to a Delta Air Lines survey oppose allowing cellphone calls or videoconferencing while onboard flights. However, most travelers said they support the use of in-flight smartphones for text messaging and entertainment.
On Monday, Boeing conducted a second test flight of its 787 Dreamliner. The flight lasted an hour and 29 minutes, and included 11 test-flight employees and two pilots. Boeing says it will analyze the data from the flight.
A U.K. travel tax is the industry's "Most Loathsome Tax," according to an editorial in Travel Weekly. A PriceWaterhouseCoopers report has suggested that abolishing Britain's Air Passenger Duty would boost the economy.