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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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  • Spirit plans new service from Detroit

    News | 30 Jul 2014 19:05 | Ghim-Lay Yeo

    ​Spirit Airlines will add non-stop daily service from Detroit to Atlanta and New Orleans from November.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Spirit-plans-new-service-from-Detroit-402213/
  • ANALYSIS: Southwest hints at 2015 capacity plans

    News | 25 Jul 2014 19:38 | Ghim-Lay Yeo

    ​Southwest Airlines plans to grow capacity by up to 5% in the first quarter of 2015, despite keeping a flat fleet .http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-Southwest-hints-at-2015-capacity-plans-402048/
  • USA and Mexico in talks to liberalise air services

    News | 24 Jul 2014 20:26 | Ghim-Lay Yeo

    ​The USA and Mexico are in talks to liberalise their bilateral air service agreement that would allow more carriers to gain coveted rights to operate flights between the two countries.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/USA-and-Mexico-in-talks-to-liberalise-air-services-402005/
  • Orange County incentivises Southwest to expand Mexico service

    News | 16 Jul 2014 12:58 | Edward Russell

    ​John Wayne Orange County airport is offering Southwest Airlines up to $900,000 in terminal rental incentives to expand service to Mexico.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Orange-County-incentivises-Southwest-to-expand-Mexico-service-401656/
  • ANALYSIS: Southwest's big appetite for international growth

    News | 02 Jul 2014 16:48 | Ghim-Lay Yeo

    ​Southwest Airlines has launched its first international flights, and will likely announce new international destinations as soon as late this year.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-Southwests-big-appetite-for-international-growth-401014/
  • Southwest sees room at Fort Lauderdale for competition

    News | 02 Jul 2014 01:08 | Ghim-Lay Yeo

    ​Southwest Airlines believes there is room for it to compete with JetBlue Airways at Fort Lauderdale, an airport that is shaping up to play an important role in both airlines’ international expansion plans.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Southwest-sees-room-at-Fort-Lauderdale-for-competition-400975/