Las Vegas-based Allegiant Air is increasing its marketing budget and investing more in customer service as it moves into larger markets, such as Pittsburgh, Cincinnati, Baltimore and Memphis, executives said in a briefing at the carrier’s headquarters.
Gogo acknowledged on Feb. 25 that American Airlines is permitted to change Internet providers on roughly 200 Boeing 737s if, in the airline’s “reasonable judgment,” it receives a more favorable contract proposal from another company.
Denver-based ultra low-cost carrier (ULCC) Frontier Airlines will continue to search for routes to fly only 3X- or 4X-weekly, so it can increase its footprint without committing too much capacity to unproven markets.
Dubai-based Emirates Airline will add a second daily Airbus A380 flight from Los Angeles next summer, timing the new departure to connect with an early morning bank of departures from Dubai, many bound for India and Pakistan.
Canada and Australia are doubling the number of seats airlines can fly per week between the two countries under an expanded air transport agreement, effective immediately, the Canadian government has said.
Silver Airways is hiring advisors at Raymond James to “evaluate a range of strategic alternatives,” including a merger or “ownership transition,” strategic partnerships, or new investments from outside groups.
Bombardier has reassured airlines that ramp-up issues associated with the PW1500G geared turbofan engine powering the CSeries are being resolved, and the manufacturer is expressing confidence about CSeries deliveries and sales in 2017....More