Archive for January 2014

Spirit Airlines Announces New Nonstop Seasonal Service from Minneapolis-St. Paul to Houston and Baltimore

Spirit Airlines announced new nonstop service from Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (MSP) to Houston’s George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) and the Thurgood Marshall Baltimore/Washington International Airport (BWI). This new service will consist of one daily nonstop flight in each market operating from May 1, 2014 through November 1, 2014. “We’re pleased to announce new nonstop…

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American Airlines To Launch Service Between Dallas/Fort Worth And Shanghai June 11 with 777s

American Airlines today announced the schedule for its new service between Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) and Shanghai’s Pudong International Airport (PVG), further strengthening its commitment to serving the Asia-Pacific region. Customers can begin booking flights on the new route Sunday, Feb. 2, for travel starting June 11. Operated as part of American’s joint business…

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Southwest Wins Bid for 27 More Flights at Reagan National Airport

Southwest Airlines today confirmed it has been notified of its winning bid in an auction for 54 slots–allowing 27 additional daily flights–that will bring more competition to Reagan National Airport, three miles from downtown Washington, D.C. Details of the carrier’s bid to acquire divested slots remain confidential under terms of the deal and are subject…

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JetBlue Successfully Acquires 12 Slot Pairs at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport

JetBlue Airways has been informed that its bid for 12 slot pairs at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) has been provisionally accepted. These assets became available as a result of divestitures mandated by the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) in the American Airlines-US Airways merger. Once approved by DOJ, JetBlue expects to add 12…

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First US Airways Aircraft Takes to the Skies in American Airlines Livery

American Airlines today entered into service the first legacy US Airways aircraft, an Airbus A319, painted in the American Airlines livery. The newly dressed plane, tail number N700UW, will debut its freshly painted fuselage with service from Charlotte to New York’s LaGuardia Airport on flight 2060. “Today marks an important next step in our airlines’…

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