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  • American’s Washington National slots auctioned in four bundles

    ​The slots that American Airlines is divesting at Ronald Reagan Washington National airport will be auctioned in four bundles, according to the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority (MWAA).

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  • FARNBOROUGH: Kotil and Ali recognised in Airline Strategy Awards

    Turkish Airlines chief executive Temel Kotil and Adel Ali, group chief executive of Air Arabia, took the top honours...

  • Biffle to depart VivaColombia for Frontier

    Barry Biffle will become president at Denver-based low-cost carrier Frontier Airlines, departing his chief executive...

  • Airbus backlog reveals conversions to A320neo

    ​Two customers for the baseline Airbus A320 family appear to have converted their orders to the A320neo, despite...

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  • ANALYSIS: Capacity tweaks drive US domestic network changes

    News | 28 Aug 2014 13:17 | Edward Russell

    ​Tweaking routes to achieve the most efficient and profitable network is a never-ending task for airlines. Questions like whether or not to fly three-times a day between Chicago and Omaha on a Boeing 737 or six-times a day on a Bombardier CRJ200 are common.
  • Allegiant aspires to Spirit's ancillary revenue

    News | 26 Aug 2014 22:07 | Ghim-Lay Yeo

    ​Low-cost carrier Allegiant Air wants to grow its ancillary revenue further, and believes it can catch up with Spirit Airlines in this revenue segment.
  • Spirit prioritises big city growth

    News | 25 Aug 2014 19:29 | Ghim-Lay Yeo

    Spirit Airlines plans to focus growth on serving big cities already in its network, saying that is the “best predictor” of demand.
  • Spirit closes syndicated loan for 15 A320s

    News | 25 Aug 2014 18:47 | Edward Russell

    ​Spirit Airlines has closed a syndicated bank loan for 15 Airbus A320 family aircraft, says chief executive Ben Baldanza.
  • Spirit's 2015 growth to come mostly from new routes

    News | 25 Aug 2014 18:06 | Ghim-Lay Yeo

    ​Florida-based Spirit Airlines will devote most of its capacity growth in 2015 to launch new non-stop services connecting existing destinations.
  • ANALYSIS: Hawaiian takes lead to the islands as others contract

    News | 21 Aug 2014 19:31 | Jon Hemmerdinger

    ​Hawaiian Airlines’ rapid expansion in recent years has come as other carriers have slashed capacity to the Hawaiian Islands, allowing the Honolulu-based carrier to capture more market share to the US mainland.