United Airlines has filed an administrative complaint against the operator of Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR), accusing it of “imposing excessive, unreasonable and discriminatory charges” to generate surpluses it uses to fund non-airport expenses.
Dallas-based Southwest Airlines could be planning a competitive response to Spirit Airlines’ recent decision to add seven new routes to Mexico and Central America from Houston’s George Bush Intercontinental Airport, one analyst said in an interview.
Virgin America expects to make only slight increases in capacity for most of 2015 before ramping up operations as it puts new Airbus A320 aircraft into service toward year-end, the carrier said this week in a filing with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).
Alaska Airlines added 8% in capacity year-over-year in the third quarter, but most of the increase was due to replacing smaller aircraft with larger ones and adding seats to existing fleets, the carrier’s executives said in a conference call with analysts this week.
JetBlue Airways saw lower-than-expected summer yields in Latin America and the Caribbean, a problem executives blamed on increased competition and more capacity in the markets, executives said Thursday in its third-quarter earnings conference call.
The US, working to track down passengers on one flight that included a person who tested positive for Ebola, will pressure counterparts in several countries to step up efforts to help mitigate the outbreak’s reach, President Barack Obama said Wednesday.
Porter Airlines has reached an interline agreement with JetBlue Airways to route some traffic through JetBlue’s hub at Boston Logan International Airport, considerably broadening the Canadian airline’s reach into US, Mexico and Caribbean markets.
Air Canada is adding considerable capacity between Eastern Canada and Europe as Calgary-based low-cost competitor WestJet is expected to expand into the trans-Atlantic market within the next two years.
Philippine Airlines’ (PAL) new management team is reviewing all parts of its operation to determine if any changes to fleet and network plans are required, president and COO Jaime Bautista said....More