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Jet Setting to JAX! Spirit Airlines Expands Florida Footprint with Ultra-Low Fares to Jacksonville

Florida’s hometown airline is growing again in its home state with the addition of Jacksonville to the Spirit Airlines network!  Beginning December 20, 2018, Spirit (NYSE: SAVE) will begin nonstop daily service from Jacksonville International Airport (JAX) to Chicago O’Hare International Airport (ORD) and Detroit Metro Airport (DTW).   Jacksonville will mark Spirit’s 69th destination in… Read More ›

Jetstar links Brisbane and Australia’s Red Centre

Jetstar has today announced new flights from Brisbane to Uluru (Ayers Rock Airport) will take off later this year, marking the first ever direct flights between the two destinations. The low fares airline will operate three flights per week on the new route from 3 August 2018, with 56,000 seats available on the route annually…. Read More ›

WestJet

WestJet Ltd. – More detailsWestJet is proud to be named Best Airline in Canada and one of the best Low Cost Airlines in North America, based on authentic reviews from the travelling public on Trip Advisor, the world’s largest travel site. We are one of very few airlines globally that does not commercially overbook. Together… Read More ›

Norwegian

Norwegian is the world’s sixth largest low-cost airline and carried 33 million passengers in 2017. The airline operates more than 500 routes to over 150 destinations in Europe, North Africa, Middle East, Thailand, Caribbean, the U.S and South America. Norwegian has a fleet of more than 150 aircraft, with an average age of 3.6 years,… Read More ›

Lufthansa CFM56-5C engine achieves 100,000 flight hours

More than 100,000 flight hours for one HAMBURG, Germany — 8 November 2016 — Lufthansa and CFM International are celebrating the achievement of 100,000 flight hours by one of the airline’s CFM56-5C engine more than 20 years after Lufthansa took delivery of its first Airbus A340-300. Lufthansa, which is part of the Lufthansa Group, took delivery… Read More ›

GULFSTREAM SELLS FINAL G150, MARKS END OF 10-YEAR PRODUCTION RUN.

Strong Support Continues For G150 Operators Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. today announced it has sold the last Gulfstream G150, marking the end of the mid-size aircraft‘s more than 10-year production run. The final G150 will be delivered to a customer in mid-2017. “The G150 has had a distinguished history, spanning more than a decade,” said Mark… Read More ›

Bombardier to Debut the Challenger 350 Jet at LABACE 2014.

Bombardier Business Aircraft announced today that it will showcase four of its class-defining business aircraft at this year’s Latin American Business Aviation Conference & Exhibition (LABACE) at Congonhas airport in Sao Paulo, Brazil from August 12-14, 2014. Bombardier’s Learjet 75,Challenger 350, Challenger 605 and Global 6000 aircraft will be on display. The Challenger 350 jet, which recently… Read More ›

Air Canada rouge to Offer More Caribbean Destinations this Summer from Toronto and Montreal.

22 per cent more seats to the Caribbean than last summer More flights from Montreal to Cancun, Port-au-Prince and Punta Can Air Canada announced that its leisure carrier subsidiary, Air Canada rougeTM, is expanding its choice of more Caribbeandestinations this summer. Routes previously operated by Air Canada from Toronto andMontreal to Cuba, Dominican Republic, Bahamas, Barbados, Haiti, Cancun and Tampa, FL, will be converted beginning this spring to Air Canada rouge service. Together with its… Read More ›

CARIBBEAN AIRLINES TOPS WTA AGAIN.

For the fourth year in a row, Caribbean Airlines has been named the “Caribbean‘s Leading Airline” at the annual World Travel Awards function held this weekend at Sandals Grande Antigua Resort & Spa. Accepting the award on behalf of the airline, Alicia Cabrera, Senior Manager Marketing at Caribbean shared, “This fourth win really cements our… Read More ›

US Airways Outlines Case For Brazil Routes With U.S. Department Of Transportation.

US Airways (NYSE: LCC) has filed a supplement to its March 4application with the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) for the rights to operate daily, year-round service between Sao Paulo, Brazil and the airline’s hubs in Charlotte, N.C. and Philadelphia. “US Airways’ application injects important new competition into a highly regulated market,” said Senior Vice President, Marketing and Planning Andrew Nocella…. Read More ›

Flybe Embraer 195 (G-FBEH) taxis at Manchester Airport, UK

Embraer expands Pool services with Azul/TRIP until 2020.

  Embraer, Azul Linhas Aéreas Brasileiras S.A. and TRIP Linhas Aéreas signed a renewal and expansion contract for the Pool services, on  support for more than 350 spare parts and all repairable components of the hydraulic, mechanical, pneumatic, electronic and propulsion systems for their E-Jets. The renewal means the agreement will be extended until 2020,… Read More ›

Air Canada to Form Leisure Group with Combination of New Low-Cost Airline and Air Canada Vacations; Michael Friisdahl Appointed as President and CEO of new unit.

  Air Canada today unveiled plans to form an integrated leisure group, combining the activities of its tour operator business, Air Canada Vacations, with its new low-cost leisure airline to launch in 2013.  In addition, the airline announced the appointment of Michael Friisdahl as President and Chief Executive Officer to lead its new leisure group… Read More ›

Línea Aérea Carguera de Colombia debuts first Boeing 777F in Colombia.

Línea Aérea Carguera de Colombia, a subsidiary of LAN CARGO, officially takes delivery of its Boeing 777F at Bogota’s El Dorado Airport. Clients from the floriculture sector, as well as representatives from the aviation industry, unions and media will be in attendance. Alberto Dávila, the airline’s Chairman of the Board, Pablo Canales, Executive Director at… Read More ›

The first UA 777, registry N777UA, special "Working together" titles on the nose section (WA006 in test phase). Cropped, autocontrast, and cargo terminal name removed

United Airlines and Hispanic Education Organization Adelante! Announce Video Contest About Latin America.

HISPANIC COLLEGE STUDENTS CAN WIN AIRLINE TICKETS IN ADELANTE! U. S. EDUCATION LEADERSHIP FUND CONTEST. –United Airlines and the Adelante! U.S. Education Leadership Fund today announced the 2012 video contest, “Destino: Latinoamerica” (“Destination: Latin America“), for Hispanic college students. Participants submit a video highlighting five reasons to visit one of the Latin American or Caribbean countries where United flies. The winning… Read More ›

Air France – KLM: JULY 2012 TRAFFIC.

Air France – KLM – Passenger business July 2012 traffic rose 1.1% for capacity up 1.6%, leading to a slight (-0.4 point) decline in load factor, which remained at the high level of 86.9%. The number of passengers amounted to 7.43 million, up 1.5%. Unit revenue per available seat kilometre (RASK) ex-currency was up relative to… Read More ›

Embraer and Conviasa sign a deal for up to 20 E190 jets.

Embraer announced today an agreement with Venezuela’s Conviasa Airlines for the sale of six EMBRAER 190jets. The deal also includes 14 purchase options for the same aircraft model. The value of the order, at list price, is USD 271.2 million, based on January 2012 economic conditions, and could total as much as USD 904 million,… Read More ›

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