Canadian carrier Westjet inaugurated today a service to Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport from Calgary. A second service from Edmonton is set to start next Saturday, January 21. Service between Calgary and Phoenix-Mesa will operate three times a week, while the Edmonton flight will operate once a week through April 29, 2017. The airline plans to have a total of 60 weekly flights to Arizona, a popular sun destination during winter season.
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MIAMI — American Airlines has formally launched its Basic Economy fare class, set to go for sale from next Friday, February 10 in “select markets”. Similar to United Airlines, American Airlines passengers traveling in Basic Economy will only be entitled to a carry-on, small enough to fit under their front seats, although elite-level frequent-fliers and holders of American Airlines-branded credit cards will be exempted. American Airlines’ Basic Economy fare will
MIAMI — United Airlines reported a $857 million pre-tax profit for the fourth quarter (Q4) of 2016 this morning, down just 2.3% year-over-year. Net profit after tax for the quarter was much lower at $397 million, down a more alarming 51.8% thanks to the massive increase in United’s tax bill. Revenue for the fourth quarter actually grew slightly by 0.2% YOY to $9.05 billion, but was still down 3.5% YOY
MIAMI — On Wednesday, United is set to hold its annual investor’s call to go over its 2016 performance. Rumors from internal sources have begun surfacing that some sort of fleet announcement could be made during the event. If the rumors end up being true, what could a fleet announcement entail? Many have been expecting United to place a top-off order for more Boeing 777-300ERs for quite sometime. It is
MIAMI — Air India is adding its fifth U.S. destination in July 2017 with the resumption of service to Washington
LONDON — Less than three years after it was pulled back from the brink of bankruptcy by Etihad Airways, Alitalia
MIAMI — Delta Air Lines is adding seven new non-stop destinations from Seattle, making 2017 the carrier’s fifth consecutive year
MIAMI — Indian low-cost carrier SpiceJet said on Friday it has reached an agreement to purchase up to 205 Boeing
TOULOUSE — January 12, 2017 is a truly memorable day in Iranian aviation history. Iranian television broadcast live when flight
MIAMI — Qatar Airways has announced it will commence four times weekly, non-stop service to Las Vegas, Nevada, starting 8
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