News Listings for Jacksonville International

  • Delta targets JetBlue markets in Boston

    News | 13 Nov 2013 17:21 | Edward Russell

    ​​Delta Air Lines is adding five new nonstop destinations from Boston Logan International in March 2014, targeting routes operated by JetBlue Airways.
  • Southwest, JetBlue and US Airways compete for Washington National slots

    News | 07 Dec 2012 16:12 | Ghim-Lay Yeo

    <p>Southwest Airlines, JetBlue and US Airways are vying for two slots to operate flights from Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport within its 1,250 miles...
  • Airports to screen workers in pilot program

    News | 24 Mar 2008 21:27 | Megan Kuhn

    <body lang=EN-US style='tab-interval:36.0pt'> <div class=Section1> <p class=MsoNormal><span lang=EN-GB style='mso-ansi-language:EN-GB'>Seven <st1:country-region w:st="on">US</st1:country-region> airports are planning a 90-day test of workers starting in May after a highly-publicized gun running episode in <st1:place w:st="on"><st1:City w:st="on"><span class=SpellE>Orlando</span></st1:City></st1:place> last year. <o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span lang=EN-GB style='mso-ansi-language:EN-GB'>Funded by the fiscal year 2008 Appropriations Bill, the pilot program will cover workers at Boston Logan, Jacksonville International, Denver International and Kansas City International. Other airports in the program include airports in <st1:City w:st="on">Eugene</st1:City> and <st1:place w:st="on"><st1:City w:st="on">North Bend</st1:City>, <st1:State w:st="on">Oregon</st1:State></st1:place>.<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span lang=EN-GB style='mso-ansi
  • US airlines vie for ATA's former Washington National slots

    News | 19 Dec 2007 21:28 | Mary Kirby

    <body lang=EN-GB style='tab-interval:36.0pt'> <div class=Section1> <div> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'>Several <st1:place u1:st="on"><st1:country-region u1:st="on"><st1:country-region w:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on">US</st1:place></st1:country-region></st1:country-region></st1:place> operators are vying for rights to introduce or add service at Washington National Airport (DCA), after ATA Airlines relinquished four highly-coveted within-perimeter slots at the facility.</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'><span class=SpellE><span class=spelle>AirTran</span></span> Airways, Delta Connection carrier Comair, Midwest Airlines, Spirit Airlines and US Airways have filed applications with the US DOT for part or all of the slot allocation that came available last month.<u2:p></u2:p></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'>Atlanta-<span
  • Frontier picks start-up MRO to install new seats on Airbus fleet

    News | 11 Jul 2007 20:20 | Mark Rockwell

    <body lang=EN-GB link="#2C5D8F" vlink=purple style='tab-interval:36.0pt'> <div class=Section1> <div> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'>Frontier Airlines has contracted with Florida-based aircraft maintenance and repair start-up company First Coast Aerospace to install new seats on its fleet of 59 Airbus <span class=spelle>narrowbodies</span>.</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'>Under the deal, <st1:PlaceName u1:st="on">First</st1:PlaceName> <st1:PlaceType u1:st="on">Coast</st1:PlaceType> will retrofit Frontier’s aircraft – 10 Airbus A318s and 49 A319s – with new lighter seats and television monitors at its service facility at <st1:place u1:st="on"><st1:PlaceName u1:st="on">Jacksonville</st1:PlaceName> <st1:PlaceName u1:st="on">International</st1:PlaceName> <st1:PlaceType u1:st="on">Airport</st1:PlaceType></st1:place>.<o:p></o:p></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-
  • Frontier to add another Florida nonstop to Denver schedule

    News | 19 Mar 2007 18:41

    <body lang=EN-GB style='tab-interval:36.0pt'> <div class=Section1> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'>Frontier Airlines is planning to introduce the only nonstop scheduled service between its <st1:City w:st="on">Denver</st1:City> hub and <st1:PlaceName w:st="on">Jacksonville</st1:PlaceName> <st1:PlaceName w:st="on">International</st1:PlaceName> <st1:PlaceType w:st="on">Airport</st1:PlaceType> in <st1:place w:st="on"><st1:State w:st="on">Florida</st1:State></st1:place>.</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'>The daily Airbus A319 service is set to begin on June 15.</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'>“We are proud to be the first airline to offer nonstop, direct daily service between <st1:City w:st="on">Denver</st1:City> and <st1:City w:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on">Jacksonville</st1:place></st1:City>,” says the airline’s senior VP of marketing and planning John <span class=SpellE>Happ</span> in a statemen