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  • Southwest unveils first international flights out of Houston


    Southwest Airlines will begin non-stop service to six Latin American destinations from Houston Hobby in October 2015, in a move that will see the carrier add Belize City to its network.


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  • Southwest unveils first international flights out of Houston


    Southwest Airlines will begin non-stop service to six Latin American destinations from Houston Hobby in October 2015,...


  • Frontier drops 19 cities in ongoing network revamp


    Low-cost carrier Frontier Airlines will drop 19 cities from its network as it embarks on a strategic transformation...


  • Washington airports operator plans $1bn investment in National


    ​The operator of Ronald Reagan Washington National airport has reached an agreement with airlines to invest about $1...


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  • Former official urges oversight of FAA's American inquiry

    News | 28 Jan 2015 18:56 | Jon Hemmerdinger

    A former top aviation safety investigator is calling for the Department of Transportation (DOT) to ensure the Federal Aviation Administration conducts a thorough investigation into allegations of maintenance violations at American Airlines.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Former-official-urges-oversight-of-FAAs-American-inquiry-408403/
  • ANALYSIS: Unit revenues fall at American as competition increases

    News | 27 Jan 2015 20:01 | Edward Russell

    ​American Airlines misjudged the impact of increasing competition in some of its core markets during the fourth quarter, resulting in a continuing drop in passenger unit revenues.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-Unit-revenues-fall-at-American-as-competition-increases-408353/
  • Orlando airport to break ground on expansion projects

    News | 26 Jan 2015 20:31 | Edward Russell

    ​Orlando International airport plans to break ground on multiple terminal expansion and improvement projects in the coming months, as it works to address traffic growth.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Orlando-airport-to-break-ground-on-expansion-projects-408317/
  • Southwest unhedges 2015 fuel consumption

    News | 22 Jan 2015 22:34 | Ghim-Lay Yeo

    ​Southwest Airlines has unhedged its 2015 fuel consumption, as the airline hopes to take advantage of falling oil prices.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Southwest-unhedges-2015-fuel-consumption-408223/
  • Southwest to grow Q1 capacity by 6%

    News | 22 Jan 2015 20:37 | Ghim-Lay Yeo

    ​Southwest Airlines expects to grow first quarter capacity by about 6%, says the airline's chief financial officer Tammy Romo in an earnings call today.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Southwest-to-grow-Q1-capacity-by-6-408218/
  • Cuba 'intriguing' opportunity for Southwest

    News | 22 Jan 2015 19:50 | Ghim-Lay Yeo

    ​Southwest Airlines is interested in serving Cuba when formal air links are re-established, but notes that it is just one among a long list of potential new destinations for the carrier.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Cuba-intriguing-opportunity-for-Southwest-408217/