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Etihad Airways, the national airline of the UAE, has expanded its business with the launch of charter and special flight services.

WestJet recently announced it will be adding the island of Bonaire to its Caribbean destinations with its new non-stop once-weekly seasonal service from Toronto starting February 06.

Wizz Air Abu Dhabi, the newest national airline of the UAE, on December 29, 2020 confirmed that Athens will be its inaugural destination, with flights from Abu Dhabi International Airport starting on January 15.  The airline is also to start flights from Abu Dhabi to Thessaloniki, starting on February 04.

Alaska Airlines guests travelling to Hawaii can now pre-clear on the West Coast, avoiding lines and bypassing the airport screening process after they arrive in Hawaii with an approved negative COVID-19 test.

Following the launch of the Etihad Greenliner Programme at the 2019 Dubai Airshow, and the arrival of the flagship Greenliner in January 2020, Etihad Airways recently officially inaugurated the latest aircraft in its journey towards sustainability, with the pioneering 2020 ecoDemonstrator entering commercial service following a series of industry-leading test flights across the US.

British Airways (BA) has teamed up with ZeroAvia, a leading innovator in decarbonising commercial aviation, in a project to explore how hydrogen-powered aircraft can play a leading role in the future of sustainable flying.

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the UAE, has joined the GBP65 million Digital Aviation Research and Technology Centre (DARTeC) consortium, due to open next year at Cranfield University in the UK.

Gulf Air, the national carrier of the Kingdom of Bahrain, has ceremonially signed five agreements with a number of companies during an official visit from the Kingdom of Bahrain to the State of Israel.

British Airways (BA) has announced the appointment of Carrie Harris as its new head of sustainability, reflecting the increasing importance of sustainability for the airline.

Alaska Airlines recently announced a transaction that continues the optimisation of its mainline fleet. As part of the agreement, Alaska will sell 10 Airbus A320s to Air Lease Corporation, and subsequently lease 13 new Boeing 737-9 MAX aircraft from them.