The leadership of Southwest Airlines’ flight attendants union is considering its next moves after membership overwhelmingly rejected the tentative agreement late last month, the Transport Workers Union (TWU) and the airline say.
US airlines said they are complying with a request from the US Department of Justice (DOJ) to provide information on capacity planning and pricing as part of DOJ’s probe into possible “unlawful coordination” by the carriers.
Delta Air Lines is relinquishing its authority to operate flights between Seattle and Tokyo Haneda Airport, just days after the US Department of Transportation (DOT) issued its final order allowing the Atlanta-based carrier to retain the coveted slots.
JetBlue Airways is hitting back hard against the US carriers seeking to limit the Persian Gulf airlines’ access to the US, urging the Department of Transportation (DOT) not to bow to pressure to curtail Open Skies.
Southwest Airlines’ growing international network is focused on bringing US-based leisure travelers to vacation destinations in Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean, but that could change as the network matures, the carrier’s network planning chief said.
Russia’s Roseximbank has signed an agreement with Ilyushin Finance Co. (IFC), a Russian leasing company, to provide $70 million in export financing for Antonov An-158 aircraft for Cubana de Aviación....More