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  • Emirates' Clark strikes back in US open skies debate


    ​Emirates president Tim Clark has hit back at an effort by three US mainline carriers to lobby the US government to roll back open skies with some Gulf nations, calling the airlines' allegations "sweeping and unfounded".


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  • Emirates' Clark strikes back in US open skies debate


    ​Emirates president Tim Clark has hit back at an effort by three US mainline carriers to lobby the US government to...


  • Southwest unveils first international flights out of Houston


    Southwest Airlines will begin non-stop service to six Latin American destinations from Houston Hobby in October 2015,...


  • Frontier drops 19 cities in ongoing network revamp


    Low-cost carrier Frontier Airlines will drop 19 cities from its network as it embarks on a strategic transformation...


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  • ANALYSIS: Preparing for a connectivity revolution

    News | 02 Apr 2015 09:14 | Kerry Reals

    ​Like the air we breathe, access to wi-fi is increasingly seen as a necessity to get us through the day. Gone are the days when airline passengers were content to be incommunicado during their time on board an aircraft.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-Preparing-for-a-connectivity-revolution-410193/
  • ANALYSIS: Gloves come off in US-Gulf open-skies spat

    News | 18 Mar 2015 20:39 | Ghim-Lay Yeo

    ​When Etihad Airways chief executive James Hogan accepted an invitation months ago to speak at a high-level aviation event in Washington DC, he wasn't expecting to end up defending his airline's business strategy to hundreds of people in a packed ballroom.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-Gloves-come-off-in-US-Gulf-open-skies-spat-410328/
  • Win-win for Southwest and United in Houston-Mexico route fight

    News | 11 Mar 2015 19:15 | Ghim-Lay Yeo

    ​US authorities have granted Southwest Airlines authority to operate on two Mexico routes from Houston, in a move that appears to also appease United Airlines which will keep its existing rights on the routes.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Win-win-for-Southwest-and-United-in-Houston-Mexico-route-fight-410045/
  • Spirit to add up to 35 new routes in 2015

    News | 10 Feb 2015 17:53 | Ghim-Lay Yeo

    ​Spirit Airlines could launch as many as 35 new routes this year, although it emphasises that most of the growth will come from connecting existing dots in its network.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Spirit-to-add-up-to-35-new-routes-in-2015-408900/
  • Emirates' Clark strikes back in US open skies debate

    News | 04 Feb 2015 15:31 | Ghim-Lay Yeo

    ​Emirates president Tim Clark has hit back at an effort by three US mainline carriers to lobby the US government to roll back open skies with some Gulf nations, calling the airlines' allegations "sweeping and unfounded".http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Emirates-Clark-strikes-back-in-US-open-skies-debate-408691/
  • ANALYSIS: US open skies debate divides industry

    News | 03 Feb 2015 01:47 | Ghim-Lay Yeo

    An ongoing call by US mainline carriers for the US government to re-look its open skies deals with certain Gulf nations has stirred up strong reactions in the industry, even as some parties choose to stay out of the controversial issue altogether.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-US-open-skies-debate-divides-industry-408592/