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.
Virgin America will add San Francisco-Denver service in March, a move that will give the low-cost carrier (LCC) service to each of the 10 most-popular destinations from San Francisco, as measured by daily passengers each way.
Florida-based ultra low-cost carrier (ULCC) Spirit Airlines is interested in adding onboard Internet, but only if a connectivity company installs and operates it at no cost to the carrier, an airline spokesman said.
Las Vegas-based low-cost carrier (LCC) Allegiant Air CEO Maury Gallagher said he is not surprised legacy carriers have been more aggressive in their pricing strategies recently, but suggested his airline is immune to competitive pressures because of its unique model.
United Airlines pilot union leaders have voted to meet with management to discuss a possible contract extension, bringing it one step closer to placing an order for 100-seat jets, ATW’s sister publication Aviation Daily has learned.