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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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  • JP Morgan upgrades Southwest

    News | 30 Oct 2014 13:41 | Ghim-Lay Yeo

    ​JP Morgan has upgraded Southwest Airlines to neutral from underweight, following the airline's recent strong share performance.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/JP-Morgan-upgrades-Southwest-405435/
  • ANALYSIS: Long US tarmac delays down from 2013

    News | 29 Oct 2014 21:52 | Jon Hemmerdinger

    ​Despite news that the Department of Transportation fined another carrier for long tarmac delays, the number of such delays at US airports declined by more than half during the first eight months of 2014, according to government data.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-Long-US-tarmac-delays-down-from-2013-405400/
  • ANALYSIS: Could United buy Air Canada’s E190s?

    News | 27 Oct 2014 18:20 | Edward Russell

    ​“Planes available! Recent builds, homogenous fleet, single owner. Call Boeing for more details,” could be the sign in front of Boeing Capital’s offices in Renton, Washington, as it looks for a home for the 20 Embraer 190s that it will take from Air Canada beginning next year.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-Could-United-buy-Air-Canadas-E190s-405298/
  • Used jet aircraft transactions: 20-27 October 2014

    News | 27 Oct 2014 09:57 | Olivier Bonnassies

    ​KLM Cityhopper extends Embraer 190 leaseshttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Used-jet-aircraft-transactions-20-27-October-2014-405268/
  • 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.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Alaskas-new-Seattle-routes-generate-11-profit-margin-405222/
  • 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.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Southwest-improves-on-time-performance-after-changes-405179/