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  • Southwest inaugurates international service


    Southwest Airlines’ first international flights take off today, kicking off the carrier’s next round of expansion beyond the borders of the USA.


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  • USA and Mexico in talks to liberalise air services


    ​The USA and Mexico are in talks to liberalise their bilateral air service agreement that would allow more carriers to...


  • Southwest inaugurates international service


    Southwest Airlines’ first international flights take off today, kicking off the carrier’s next round of expansion...


  • Southwest to remove 717s by beginning of 2015


    ​Southwest Airlines plans to remove the last of its Boeing 717-200s by the first quarter of 2015, says chairman and...


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  • ANALYSIS: Alaska’s Seattle growth targets untapped markets

    News | 02 Sep 2014 17:11 | Jon Hemmerdinger

    ​With its recent westward expansion from Seattle, Alaska Airlines has embarked on a strategy that has seen the airline launch a number of routes that previously have not had direct air service.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-Alaskas-Seattle-growth-targets-untapped-markets-403256/
  • ANALYSIS: Southwest's evolving network

    News | 29 Aug 2014 18:28 | Ghim-Lay Yeo

    Dallas-based Southwest Airlines is months away from locking in place the final piece of its network evolution – a process that started more than three years ago when it closed on its acquisition of AirTran Airways.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-Southwests-evolving-network-403175/
  • ANALYSIS: Capacity tweaks drive US domestic network changes

    News | 28 Aug 2014 13:17 | Edward Russell

    ​Tweaking routes to achieve the most efficient and profitable network is a never-ending task for airlines. Questions like whether or not to fly three-times a day between Chicago and Omaha on a Boeing 737 or six-times a day on a Bombardier CRJ200 are common.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-Capacity-tweaks-drive-US-domestic-network-changes-403115/
  • ANALYSIS: LCCs reap codeshare benefits

    News | 28 Aug 2014 13:00 | Ghim-Lay Yeo

    Codeshare partnerships, once synonymous with legacy carriers and airline alliances, have made inroads in recent years with low-cost carriers. In particular, low-cost airlines in North and South America are leading the charge, snapping up interline and codeshare deals – all without the costs of joining an alliance.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-LCCs-reap-codeshare-benefits-402367/
  • ANALYSIS: Hawaiian takes lead to the islands as others contract

    News | 21 Aug 2014 19:31 | Jon Hemmerdinger

    ​Hawaiian Airlines’ rapid expansion in recent years has come as other carriers have slashed capacity to the Hawaiian Islands, allowing the Honolulu-based carrier to capture more market share to the US mainland.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-Hawaiian-takes-lead-to-the-islands-as-others-contract-402919/
  • ANALYSIS: Chicago airports continue to grow as global crossroads

    News | 20 Aug 2014 17:17 | Edward Russell

    ​Chicago O’Hare International and Midway International airports have continued to grow in 2014, with international capacity growing at nearly double the clip of domestic capacity.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-Chicago-airports-continue-to-grow-as-global-crossroads-402879/