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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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  • Southwest continues push for Houston-Mexico access

    News | 01 Oct 2014 16:53 | Edward Russell

    ​Southwest Airlines continues to push for access to the Mexican market from Houston, where United Airlines and its regional affiliates control all or the majority of the available route authorities in many markets.
  • Airlines seek to disqualify JetBlue for Washington National slots

    News | 01 Oct 2014 15:43 | Edward Russell

    ​American Airlines and Southwest Airlines claim JetBlue Airways’ application for a slot pair at Ronald Reagan Washington National airport no longer has standing, following its decision to launch service to Jacksonville with its existing slot portfolio.
  • FAA mandates Honeywell display unit change on 737NGs, 777s

    News | 01 Oct 2014 01:37 | Stephen Trimble

    The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) will require all Boeing 737NG and 777 operators to replace thousands of Honeywell display units within five years.
  • Delta booted from Dallas Love Field

    News | 30 Sep 2014 15:53 | Edward Russell

    ​Delta Air Lines must end its service to Dallas Love Field in October, as Virgin America takes over the gates it subleases from American Airlines at the airport.
  • Frontier adds Miami, expands from two other cities

    News | 30 Sep 2014 14:03 | Ghim-Lay Yeo

    ​Frontier Airlines will add Miami to its network and launch several new routes from Philadelphia and Chicago O'Hare, entering routes now mostly dominated by legacy carriers.
  • Chicago flights cancelled following FAA facility fire

    News | 26 Sep 2014 14:04 | Jon Hemmerdinger

    Airlines are cancelling hundreds of flights through Chicago this morning due to a fire at a Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) facility in Aurora, Illinois.