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  • Southwest inaugurates international service


    Southwest Airlines’ first international flights take off today, kicking off the carrier’s next round of expansion beyond the borders of the USA.


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  • USA and Mexico in talks to liberalise air services


    ​The USA and Mexico are in talks to liberalise their bilateral air service agreement that would allow more carriers to...


  • Southwest inaugurates international service


    Southwest Airlines’ first international flights take off today, kicking off the carrier’s next round of expansion...


  • Washington National operator weighs expansion options


    ​The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority (MWAA) is evaluating four options to expand terminal facilities at...


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  • Spirit plans new service from Detroit

    News | 30 Jul 2014 19:05 | Ghim-Lay Yeo

    ​Spirit Airlines will add non-stop daily service from Detroit to Atlanta and New Orleans from November.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Spirit-plans-new-service-from-Detroit-402213/
  • Delta CEO advocates for more rail service in short markets

    News | 29 Jul 2014 21:03 | Edward Russell

    ​Delta Air Lines chief executive Richard Anderson sees a need for more rail connections in “short-haul” markets in the USA, as rising fuel prices force mainline carriers to pull out of smaller markets.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Delta-CEO-advocates-for-more-rail-service-in-short-markets-402153/
  • ANALYSIS: WestJet eyes new baggage fees, more codeshares

    News | 29 Jul 2014 20:42 | Jon Hemmerdinger

    After reporting another quarter of profits on 29 July, executives at Calgary-based WestJet laid out a growth strategy they say will better prepare the carrier to counter threats from potential new entrants into Canada's low-fare air market.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-WestJet-eyes-new-baggage-fees-more-codeshares-402152/
  • ANALYSIS: Virgin America marks latest triumph with IPO

    News | 28 Jul 2014 20:50 | Ghim-Lay Yeo

    ​California-based Virgin America's filing for an initial public offering (IPO) marks a milestone that the airline has anticipated for years, capping off a series of sweet victories for the airline in recent months following years of losses.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-Virgin-America-marks-latest-triumph-with-IPO-402092/
  • FAA proposes $12m fine against Southwest for maintenance lapses

    News | 28 Jul 2014 18:16 | Ghim-Lay Yeo

    ​The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has proposed a $12 million fine against Southwest Airlines for violating regulations in three instances related to maintenance work on its Boeing 737s.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/FAA-proposes-12m-fine-against-Southwest-for-maintenance-lapses-402090/
  • ANALYSIS: Traffic gains continue in 2013

    News | 28 Jul 2014 09:53 | Graham Dunn

    Global passenger traffic among the top 200 biggest carriers by RPKs grew 5.5% in 2013, the latest Airline Business/Flightglobal World Airline Rankings show.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-Traffic-gains-continue-in-2013-402047/