News Listings for St Petersburg-Clearwater International

  • Allegiant takes Grand Rapids as its ninth base

    News | 03 Feb 2010 00:22 | Megan Kuhn

    <p>Leisure carrier Allegiant Air will establish Grand Rapids, Michigan as its ninth base and launch service from the airport to Myrtle Beach, South Carolina...
  • Traffic magnets: Network Americas

    News | 19 Mar 2007 00:00

    Fuelled by strong traffic growth, the mood at the seventh annual Network route planning event, held in St Petersburg in early March, was upbeat, with some of the smaller carriers grabbing the limelight for a change
  • Touching Tampa: Network 2007

    News | 21 Nov 2006 00:00

    <H2 class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0cm 0cm 0pt"><FONT size=2><BR>Tampa International airport is the co-host of Network 2007, the premier route-planning event for the <?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" /><st1:country-region w:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on">Americas</st1:place></st1:country-region>. Its executive director Louis Miller tells Mark Pilling how he wants carriers to get in touch with the airport and the <st1:place w:st="on"><st1:PlaceName w:st="on">Tampa</st1:PlaceName> <st1:PlaceType w:st="on">Bay</st1:PlaceType></st1:place> region at Network</FONT></H2> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0cm 0cm 0pt"><?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0cm 0cm 0pt">A broad customer base, a strong home market and growth potential are three sound business requirements for any company. Tampa International airport has all three.<BR></P> <P class=MsoNormal s
  • Network neighbours

    News | 23 Oct 2006 23:00 | Mark Pilling

    Network 2007 has grown to become the premier route-planning event for the Americas. In this issue, Mark Pilling profiles co-host St Petersburg-Clearwater International airport, with Tampa International to be featured in the December issue
  • Network 2006: Service message

    News | 26 Mar 2006 23:00

    A brighter outlook for the US market, strong growth in Mexico and the recovery of airports hit by Hurricane Katrina featured at this year’s Network route planning event for the Americas
  • Calling the tune

    News | 01 Sep 2003 23:00

    <p>PAUL SEIDENMAN / SAN FRANCISCO </p> <p>Restructured Air Canada emerges from bankruptcy protection this year, but can it beat the low-cost operators in a depressed economy?</p> <p>The Canadian airline industry is in a state of flux. Although it has yet to emerge from bankruptcy, national carrier Air Canada is facing growing competition from low-fare rivals Canjet, Jetsgo, and WestJet leading to a protracted fare war. Some blame a struggling, cash-strapped Air Canada - a charge strongly denied by the airline's president and chief executive Robert Milton.</p> <p>"We have not been the price leader, but a follower, responding dollar for dollar to our low-cost competitors," Milton says. "At the same time, we have not added capacity, but reduced it."</p> <p>Air Canada's capacity in the year up to June was down by nearly 11%, with revenue passenger kilometres showing a decline of 14.8% for the same period. Along with its competitors, the airline, which filed for bankruptcy on 1 April, h