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  • Southwest inaugurates international service


    Southwest Airlines’ first international flights take off today, kicking off the carrier’s next round of expansion beyond the borders of the USA.


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  • PICTURE: Southwest unveils new livery


    ​Southwest Airlines has unveiled a new livery and branding, months ahead of the completion of its integration with...


  • USA and Mexico in talks to liberalise air services


    ​The USA and Mexico are in talks to liberalise their bilateral air service agreement that would allow more carriers to...


  • Southwest inaugurates international service


    Southwest Airlines’ first international flights take off today, kicking off the carrier’s next round of expansion...


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  • FAA fines Southwest for maintenance lapses

    News | 31 Mar 2015 19:35 | Jon Hemmerdinger

    ​The US Federal Aviation Administration has fined Southwest Airlines $328,550 for violating regulations related to maintenance on a Boeing 737 and 717.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/FAA-fines-Southwest-for-maintenance-lapses-410768/
  • ANALYSIS: The Boeing 717 aircraft report

    News | 30 Mar 2015 15:54 | Olivier Bonnassies

    Boeing 717 values and lease rates have recently increased as a result of strong interest from the existing operator base.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-The-Boeing-717-aircraft-report-410706/
  • Silver hires Bewley as new finance chief

    News | 24 Mar 2015 20:39 | Edward Russell

    ​Silver Airways has hired Jason Bewley as its new chief financial officer.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Silver-hires-Bewley-as-new-finance-chief-410516/
  • Air Canada to add Atlantic City to network

    News | 04 Mar 2015 15:35 | Jon Hemmerdinger

    ​Air Canada will begin seasonal service between Toronto Pearson International airport and Atlantic City International airport in New Jersey beginning 22 May, the Montreal-based carrier announces in a media release.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Air-Canada-to-add-Atlantic-City-to-network-409761/
  • John Kirby named Alaska’s head of capacity planning

    News | 12 Jan 2015 20:02 | Jon Hemmerdinger

    ​Former Southwest Airlines executive John Kirby is Alaska Airlines’ new vice-president of capacity planning, the Seattle-based carrier announces.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/John-Kirby-named-Alaskas-head-of-capacity-planning-407814/
  • ANALYSIS: Quiet year for airline failures in 2014

    News | 02 Jan 2015 15:54 | Graham Dunn

    After the many airline casualties of recent years – and despite the financial grip tightening on several carriers – 2014 was a year with relatively few high-profile airline failures.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-Quiet-year-for-airline-failures-in-2014-407502/