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  • Court ruling overturns DOT order on National slot exemptions for Sun Country


    A US appeals court has overturned a year-old order by the US Department of Transportation (DOT) that cost Republic Airways Holdings two coveted slot exemptions...


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  • Southwest, Volaris to launch codeshare-like connecting product


    Southwest Airlines and Mexico's Volaris are preparing to launch a codeshare-like connecting product in the fourth...


  • New Southwest pilots deal to limit codeshares


    <p>Southwest Airlines has agreed as part of a new tentative contract with its pilots union to not pursue any codeshare...


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  • Court ruling overturns DOT order on National slot exemptions for Sun Country

    News | 06 Jan 2012 21:34 | Stephen Trimble

    A US appeals court has overturned a year-old order by the US Department of Transportation (DOT) that cost Republic Airways Holdings two coveted slot exemptions...http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Court-ruling-overturns-DOT-order-on-National-slot-exemptions-for-Sun-Country-366641/
  • Southwest, Volaris to launch codeshare-like connecting product

    News | 24 Aug 2010 22:20 | Brendan Sobie

    Southwest Airlines and Mexico's Volaris are preparing to launch a codeshare-like connecting product in the fourth quarter of this year as plans to implement...http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Southwest-Volaris-to-launch-codeshare-like-connecting-product-346548/
  • Special Report: Low-cost carriers - coming of age

    News | 20 Apr 2010 14:24 | Graham Dunn

    During probably the most torrid market conditions the airline sector has ever faced, the low-cost segment can point to its relatively robust profitability performance as testament to its business modelhttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Special-Report-Low-cost-carriers-coming-of-age-340853/
  • Low-cost carrier codeshares: slow to take off

    News | 19 Aug 2009 12:18 | Brendan Sobie

    <P>Despite all the hype about low-cost carriers rapidly moving into codeshares, there are fewer doing it today than there were two years ago. What has happened? Are there less expensive and complex alternatives worth pursuing? </P> <P>No one ever said it would be easy. After all, <A href="http://www.flightglobal.com/articles/2007/01/22/211716/worth-the-effort.html">codeshares go against the grain of the pure low-cost model</A> and can be both expensive and time consuming to implement. But enticed by incremental revenues and the opportunity to virtually expand their networks, <A href="http://www.flightglobal.com/articles/2007/08/21/216174/low-cost-alliances-never-say-never.html">a handful of low-cost carriers between 2004 and 2007 followed the trail blazed by Virgin Blue</A>, which began codesharing in 2002. </P> <P>Several others promised to quickly follow and committed to upgrading their reservation systems to facilitate codesharing. But over the last two years new codesharing inihttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Low-cost-carrier-codeshares-slow-to-take-off-331205/
  • Southwest delays WestJet codeshare pact

    News | 25 May 2009 20:49 | Lori Ranson

    <p>A landmark codeshare deal between low cost carriers Southwest Airlines and WestJet is being delayed as Southwest aims to focus on near-term revenue opportunities.</p><p>The two carriers tabled the deal in 2008, and were targeting the introduction of a full-fledged codeshare in late 2009 or early 2010. </p><p>Earlier this year Southwest introduced what it deems as a "pre-codeshare distribution" scheme with both WestJet and its other prospective codeshare partner Mexican carrier Volaris that links to the two carrier's websites. </p><p>But today Southwest executive vice president strategy and planning Bob Jordan said: "In response to the current economic environment, Southwest is focusing its immediate attention on several critical objectives, including increasing our revenues." </p><p>Jordan stresses Southwest is still committed to the WestJet codeshare agreement, and "will do all we can to minimize the impact on our previously stated codeshare plans". </p><p>In a recent interview withttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Southwest-delays-WestJet-codeshare-pact-326935/
  • Southwest: revenue opportunities not driving pacts with WestJet and Volaris

    News | 28 Apr 2009 22:08 | Lori Ranson

    <p>An opportunity to drive large amounts of revenue was not a significant contributor in Southwest's decision to forge codesharing pacts Mexican carrier Volaris...http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Southwest-revenue-opportunities-not-driving-pacts-with-WestJet-and-Volaris-325789/