Virgin Atlantic will launch flights between London Heathrow and São Paulo, Brazil, in 2020. The airline will operate a Boeing 787 aircraft on the route.
After the State Department told U.S. citizens to leave the country the American’s pilot union earlier on Friday asked its members to refuse any trips to the country. It is also known to pull its diplomats from Venezuela.
Delta Air Lines will add a second daily flight June 8 between Atlanta and St. Thomas this summer, while the existing nonstop seasonal flight from New York to St. Thomas will continue through August.
Boeing and the United States Federal Aviation Administration have grounded the worldwide fleet of 737 MAX aircraft as concern grows about its airworthiness.
The move follows the crash of an Ethiopia Airlines plane over the weekend, with the loss of 157 lives.
The Antigua and Barbuda Ministry of Tourism and Investment along with the country’s Tourism Authority has announced the resumption of service by American Airlines to and from Miami following the temporary grounding of flights by the US Government of airlines using the 737 Max 8 aircraft.