News Listings for Long Island Macarthur

  • Allegiant to grow with new A320 family aircraft in 2015

    News | 26 Jun 2014 00:04 | Edward Russell

    ​Allegiant Air plans to expand with eight used Airbus A320 family aircraft that it will add to its fleet in 2015, says vice-president of network and pricing Lukas Johnson.
  • ANALYSIS: Allegiant rules lower-cost, secondary Florida airports

    News | 21 Aug 2013 22:33 | Jon Hemmerdinger

    Allegiant Air's planned expansion in the sunshine state cements the Las Vegas-based airline's position as the leading carrier at three central and southwest...
  • ANALYSIS: Allegiant to face heated competition in Florida market

    News | 20 Aug 2013 20:06 | Jon Hemmerdinger

    Though Allegiant Air faces no direct competition on the Florida routes it plans to launch this fall, the Sunshine State expansion still pits the Las Vegas-cased...
  • Allegiant to add 18 routes by year-end

    News | 20 Aug 2013 12:22 | Jon Hemmerdinger

    Allegiant Air is adding 18 new routes and 10 new cities to its network.The Las Vegas-based carrier says the expansion will bring its total number...
  • Southwest to buy ATA slots for $7.5m

    News | 02 Dec 2008 20:59 | Megan Kuhn

    <p>Southwest Airlines will take 14 slots at LaGuardia airport held by defunct ATA Airlines, paving the way for the Dallas carrier to enter the competitive New...
  • USA's Spirit ends web fee

    News | 23 Jul 2008 18:03 | Lori Ranson

    <body lang=EN-US style='tab-interval:36.0pt'> <div class=Section1> <p class=MsoNormal>Fort Lauderdale-based Spirit Airlines is ending a “web convenience” fee for tickets sold online launched earlier this month.</p> <p class=MsoNormal>On 15 July Spirit initiated the fee, which was $5 each way, “but pulled it yesterday because it was hurting demand and not well received by our customers”, explains a Spirit spokeswoman. </p> <p class=MsoNormal>Spirit is targeting a 15% reduction in non-fuel unit costs, and earlier this month said it is retiring five Airbus A319s from its fleet by September along with eliminating flights from Long Island MacArthur airport in <st1:place w:st="on"><st1:City w:st="on">Islip</st1:City>, <st1:State w:st="on">NY</st1:State></st1:place>. Other adjustments to seasonal flying are also planned.</p> <p class=MsoNormal>Overall capacity growth for 2008 will remain flat year-over-year versus a previous projection of a 10% rise in available seat