NEW YORK, Dec. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- JetBlue Airways (NASDAQ: JBLU) is proud to announce today that it has completed an agreement to purchase two bundles of eight slot pairs, one at New York LaGuardia Airport (LGA) and the second at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA), recently made available in an FAA auction.
DALLAS, Dec. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) and its wholly owned subsidiary AirTran Airways announced today the carriers received route authority approval from the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) for AirTran to operate international flights to new destinations in Mexico beginning as early as May 24, 2012.
BEIJING, Dec. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Air China will start offering direct rotations between Beijing and London Gatwick from May 2, 2012.
DFW International Airport and Taiwan's Taoyuan International Airport Sign Sister Airport Alliance Pact
TAOYUAN COUNTY, Taiwan, Dec. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dallas/Fort Worth (DFW) International Airport officials joined with leaders of Taoyuan International Airport (TPE), the largest airport in Taiwan, in signing an alliance agreement designed to allow the two airports to work in close cooperation.
FORT WORTH, Texas, Dec. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- American Airlines and Beijing-based Hainan Airlines have signed an agreement to codeshare on each other's flights and to offer their frequent flyer members new opportunities to earn and redeem miles/points, while providing new growth opportunities for American in China and for Hainan Airlines in the United States.
JetBlue's Boston Service Grows Texas-Sized with Addition of Three Daily Flights to Dallas/Fort Worth
BOSTON, Dec. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- JetBlue Airways today (Nasdaq: JBLU) is pleased to announce plans to further expand its growing Boston network with the addition of non-stop service to Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas (DFW) beginning May 1, 2012.
HOUSTON, Dec 7, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Houston Airport System announces it will welcome its first double-deck A380 at George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) on August 1, 2012, when Lufthansa upgrades the aircraft on its Houston to Frankfurt service.
WASHINGTON, Dec. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Airlines for America (A4A), the industry trade organization for the leading U.S. airlines, formerly known as the Air Transport Association, today commended Senator John Thune (R-S.D.) for introducing a bill that would prohibit U.S. aircraft operators from participating in the European Union Emissions Trading Scheme (EU ETS) because the scheme violates international law and U.S. sovereignty.
CHICAGO, Dec. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- United Continental Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: UAL) today announced that United Airlines will launch daily service between its Washington/Dulles hub and Doha, Qatar, via Dubai, effective May 1, 2012, subject to government approval.