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  • New Dallas Love Field Airport rules signed into law

    News | 13 Oct 2006 23:16

    <body lang=EN-US style='tab-interval:.5in'> <div class=Section1> <div> <div> <div> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'>President George W Bush today signed into law a new set of rules governing operations a <st1:place u1:st="on"><st1:PlaceName u1:st="on"><st1:place u2:st="on"><st1:PlaceName u2:st="on"><st1:place u3:st="on"><st1:PlaceName u3:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on"><st1:PlaceName w:st="on">Dallas</st1:PlaceName></st1:PlaceName></st1:place></st1:PlaceName></st1:place></st1:PlaceName> <st1:PlaceName w:st="on"><st1:PlaceName u4:st="on"><st1:PlaceName u3:st="on"><st1:PlaceName u1:st="on">Love</st1:PlaceName></st1:PlaceName></st1:PlaceName></st1:PlaceName> <st1:PlaceType w:st="on"><st1:PlaceType u4:st="on"><st1:PlaceType u3:st="on"><st1:PlaceType u1:st="on">Field</st1:PlaceType></st1:PlaceType></st1:PlaceType></st1:PlaceType> <st1:PlaceType w:st="on"><st1:PlaceType u4:st="on"><st1:PlaceType u3:st="on"><st1:PlaceType u1:s
  • American, Southwest reach tentative deal to resolve Wright dispute

    News | 15 Jun 2006 23:43 | Mary Kirby

    <body lang=EN-US style='tab-interval:.5in'> <div class=Section1> <div> <div> <div> <div> <div> <div> <div> <div> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'><i style='mso-bidi-font-style:normal'>&lt;<span class=grame>Adds<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'>  </span>details</span> of tentative agreement&gt;<u1:p></u1:p></i></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'>Southwest Airlines’ current level of service at Dallas Love Field will not be significantly impacted under today’s tentative agreement to modify the Wright Amendment between the low-cost carrier, American Airlines and the <st1:State><st1:place><st1:State><st1:place><st1:State><st1:place><st1:State><st1:place>Texas</st1:place></st1:State></st1:place></st1:State></st1:place></st1:State></st1:place></st1:State> cities of <st1:City><st1:place><st1:City><st1:place><st1:City><st1:place><st1:City><st1:place>Dallas</st1:place
  • American threatens Love Field service if Wright law overturns

    News | 21 Feb 2005 19:08 | Kerry Reals

    <body lang=EN-US style='tab-interval:.5in'> <div class=Section1> <p class=MsoNormal>American Airlines has thrown its weight behind its ongoing battle to keep Dallas Love Field’s operations restricted by threatening to add flights from the airport if the Wright Amendment is overturned.<o:p></o:p></p> <p class=MsoNormal>A spokesman for the carrier says that “if it came to it, we would do whatever we had to in order to compete”, adding that this “would mean taking flights from DFW [Dallas/Fort Worth] and adding them to Love Field”.<o:p></o:p></p> <p class=MsoNormal>He says the <st1:country-region><st1:place>US</st1:place></st1:country-region> major has not specified how many flights it would transfer from its DFW hub to Love Field, but adds that “it would be very aggressive”.<o:p></o:p></p> <p class=MsoNormal>American’s threat is in response to Love Field-based low-cost carrier Southwest Airlines’ recent pledge to lobby the US Congress to overturn the Wright Amend
  • Delta to pull out of Dallas Love Field

    News | 13 Mar 2003 18:04 | Karen Walker

    <body lang=EN-US style='tab-interval:.5in'> <div class=Section1> <p class=MsoNormal>Delta Air Lines is pulling out of Dallas Love Field airport, saying it wants to concentrate operations on Dallas/Fort Worth (DFW).</p> <p class=MsoNormal>Delta serves Love Field – situated close to downtown Dallas and home hub for Southwest Airlines – with Delta Connection carrier Atlantic Southeast Airlines (ASA). The carrier launched service to Love Field in July 2000 and has three daily roundtrips from Atlanta using Bombardier CRJ regional jets.</p> <p class=MsoNormal>The last service between Delta’s Atlanta hub and Love Field will be operated on 31 May. The carrier says it will add nearly 50 flights at DFW this spring as it shifts focus from Love Field.</p> <p class=MsoNormal>ASA vice president, planning and development, Sam Watts says: “Discontinuing service at any airport is a difficult decision. However, in the current economic climate we must maximize revenue generating
  • JetBlue to purchase IFE provider

    News | 17 Sep 2002 00:00

    <p>US low fares carrier JetBlue Airways has secured enough capital to avoid a secondary share offering and acquire in-flight television service provider LiveTV. </p> <p>The New York-based A320 operator posted a monthly load factor of 90.5% for August, becoming what is believed to be the first US carrier to surpass the 90% mark. With almost $300 million cash, JetBlue says it will not hold a secondary offering. It raised $158.4 million in its initial offering. </p> <p>LiveTV, a joint venture between Thales Avionics In-Flight Systems and Harris, was formed in 1999 to provide airline passengers in the USA with in-flight live broadcast television services. The service failed to take off, however, with airlines losing interest in live television and favouring e-mail/internet products instead. JetBlue is LiveTV's only customer. Alaska Airlines had expressed interest in offering the services, but failed to introduce them; Legend Airlines offered the service briefly before it collapsed; and F
  • Southeast Airlines adds Newburgh & Raleigh-Durham

    News | 12 Sep 2002 21:34 | Brendan Sobie

    <body lang=EN-US style='tab-interval:.5in'> <div class=Section1> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'>Southeast Airlines is adding Newburgh, New York to its public charter network, with three daily flights starting 23 September.<u1:p></u1:p></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'>The carrier will launch two daily flights between Newburgh’s Stewart airport and Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina, with an all business-class McDonnell Douglas DC-9. Southeast will also extend its daily Fort Lauderdale-Newark flight to Stewart, located roughly 100km (60mi) north of Newark.<u1:p></u1:p></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'>Southeast operates what it calls scheduled charters with six tourist class-configured aircraft - four Boeing MD-80s and two DC-9s. The carrier also operates two all business-class DC-9s that were previously operated by Legend Ai