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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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  • PICTURE: Spirit shows off new livery

    ​Florida-based Spirit Airlines has unveiled a new livery, becoming the third US carrier in recent weeks to debut a new...

  • PICTURE: Southwest unveils new livery

    ​Southwest Airlines has unveiled a new livery and branding, months ahead of the completion of its integration with...

  • 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...

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  • Alaska’s new Seattle routes generate 11% profit margin

    News | 24 Oct 2014 15:01 | Jon Hemmerdinger

    ​Alaska Air Group’s new routes from Seattle are paying off, with company executives saying the eight new routes launched by the company in the last two years generated a pretax profit margin of 11% in the third quarter of 2014.
  • Southwest improves on-time performance after changes

    News | 23 Oct 2014 21:12 | Ghim-Lay Yeo

    ​Southwest Airlines says it has improved its on-time performance since schedule tweaks in August, following a dismal showing in later 2013.
  • Southwest hints at international plans in 2015

    News | 23 Oct 2014 20:37 | Ghim-Lay Yeo

    ​Southwest Airlines could add up to four new international destinations in 2015.
  • Love Field flights performing 'exceptionally': Southwest CEO

    News | 23 Oct 2014 19:59 | Ghim-Lay Yeo

    ​Southwest Airlines' new routes out of its base at Dallas Love Field are performing "exceptionally" well, says the airline's chief executive Gary Kelly.
  • Strong revenue to continue in Q4 for Southwest

    News | 23 Oct 2014 18:18 | Ghim-Lay Yeo

    ​Dallas-based Southwest Airlines expects revenue trends to remain strong going into the fourth quarter, and has observed no impact on demand from the Ebola outbreak despite diagnosis of the virus in the airline's home city.
  • United purchasing used aircraft to replace 50-seaters

    News | 23 Oct 2014 16:53 | Edward Russell

    ​United Airlines is looking for used narrowbody aircraft to add to its mainline fleet, as it continues to address an “over” reliance on 50-seat regional jets.