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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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  • Virgin America puts Chicago on backburner at Love Field

    News | 03 Mar 2015 21:55 | Ghim-Lay Yeo

    ​Virgin America has dropped Chicago as a planned destination from Dallas Love Field for now, following plans to begin flights to Austin next month.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Virgin-America-puts-Chicago-on-backburner-at-Love-Field-409716/
  • ANALYSIS: Southwest ready for Love

    News | 03 Mar 2015 20:49 | Ghim-Lay Yeo

    A further expansion at Dallas Love Field later this year will boost Southwest Airlines' capacity plan for 2015, as the carrier fortifies its dominance at its base in Texas.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-Southwest-ready-for-Love-409712/
  • Alaska’s CFO sees more mergers on the horizon

    News | 03 Mar 2015 19:00 | Jon Hemmerdinger

    ​Alaska Airlines chief financial officer predicts more mergers may be on the horizon in the US airline industry, but says additional deals will likely involve some of the handful of the smaller carriers plying US skies.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Alaskas-CFO-sees-more-mergers-on-the-horizon-409708/
  • Virgin America eyes growth potential within California

    News | 03 Mar 2015 16:45 | Ghim-Lay Yeo

    ​Virgin America sees potential in operating on more routes within its hometown state of California, where the carrier has a relatively low penetration rate currently.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Virgin-America-eyes-growth-potential-within-California-409700/
  • Aeromexico and Volaris push Mexico to ratify new US bilateral

    News | 02 Mar 2015 16:19 | Edward Russell

    ​Aeromexico and Volaris are pushing for the Mexican government to ratify a new air service agreement with the USA in order for liberalised air services to begin next January.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Aeromexico-and-Volaris-push-Mexico-to-ratify-new-US-bilateral-409628/
  • Southwest nears end of maintenance checks on 737s

    News | 27 Feb 2015 21:35 | Jon Hemmerdinger

    ​Southwest Airlines has completed checks on all but 13 of 128 737-700s that were overdue for mandatory inspections of the aircrafts’ standby hydraulic systems, the carrier confirms.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Southwest-nears-end-of-maintenance-checks-on-737s-409580/