Republic Airways Holdings has been declared the winning bidder in the auction to acquire Frontier Airlines, beating off a late but stiff challenge from Southwest Airlines.

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Continental Airlines and the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) are expanding a pilot program at San Diego International Airport that uses paperless boarding passes.

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Three more companies have signed lease agreements with BAA Cleveland in order to open established restaurant brands at the Airmall at Cleveland Hopkins International Airport.

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Delta Air Lines has reached agreement with US Airways to exchange flying rights and airport facilities at New York’s LaGuardia and Washington D.C.’s Reagan National airports. The proposed move would require federal government approval.

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Alaska Airlines is inaugurating daily service between Portland, Oregon and Chicago on November 16. The service will be Alaska Airlines’ third nonstop route to Chicago.

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AirTran Airways is expanding its operations at New York’s LaGuardia Airport and Washington D.C.’s Reagan National Airport. The airline is adding more flights at both airports on November 4 while keeping all the flights it already operates from those airports.

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Brazil’s TAM and Chinese airline Air China will begin codesharing this month on flights that connect Sao Paulo and Beijing via Madrid Barajas Airport.

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Virgin America is launching service to Florida sunspot Fort Lauderdale on November 18 from both Los Angeles and San Francisco.

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Greek carrier Aegean Airlines will start serving London Heathrow twice daily from Athens International Airport Eleftherios Venizelos on October 25.

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Continental Airlines is launching service from its Guam hub and Honolulu to Nadi, Fiji on December 18.

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Three more new eateries have opened at the new Airmall at Cleveland Hopkins International Airport (CLE), part of Airmall developer BAA Cleveland’s continuing transformation of dining and retail concessions at the airport.

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Western Ireland’s Shannon Airport has become the first airport outside Canada, Bermuda and the Caribbean to provide full U.S. Customs and Border Patrol (CBP) pre-clearance facilities for transatlantic flights to U.S. destinations.

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American Eagle Airlines is restarting service between Miami International Airport (MIA) and three destinations in the Bahamas from November 19, after a break of more than 15 years.

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From Wednesday, August 5 Helsinki-Vantaa no longer will have separate domestic and international terminals.

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A former Ramada Inn and Conference Center re-opens after a multi-million-dollar renovation as the 194-room Crowne Plaza Milwaukee Airport.

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American Eagle is launching daily nonstop jet service between Charleston International Airport, South Carolina and Miami International Airport on November 19.

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Mexican carrier Volaris Airlines has responded with new information to an item Airlines and Destinations posted noting that the airline’s initially published schedule for its Tijuana-Oakland service (which begins on August 28) apparently would have the aircraft sitting on the ground for 8 hours. The airline’s initially published schedule... Read more
There’s an intriguing little mystery about the scheduling of Mexican carrier Volaris Airlines’ newly announced service between Oakland International Airport (OAK) and Tijuana (TIJ), due to begin on August 28. Volaris, which is headquartered in the Mexico City suburb of Santa Fe and which has prided itself on its... Read more

American Airlines has installed a new pet relief area on the departure level of its terminal at New York John F. Kennedy International Airport.

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