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American will begin serving seven more new destinations this summer from Los Angeles International Airport, increasing its network of non-stop flights from LAX to 50 cities. American is also seeking government approval to begin daily round-trip service from Los Angeles to São Paulo on November 21. Read more
Delta Air Lines is launching twice-daily regional jet service between Dickinson Theodore Roosevelt Regional Airport in Dickinson, North Dakota and Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport on June 10. Read more
The new service will be operated by Delta Connection carrier SkyWest Airlines using 76-seat, two-class Bombardier CRJ900 regional jets. Read more
United is planning new flights to Latin America from Chicago and Washington, D.C. The carrier is also planning to launch new services to Canada from Denver, New York, and Washington, D.C., as well as additional domestic routes from Chicago, Denver, Los Angeles and Washington, D.C. Read more
The order brings to 20 the total number of ATR turboprop regional airliners ordered by Singapore-based Avation PLC since early 2011. In addition, Avation holds options and purchase rights on a number of additional aircraft. Read more
United plans to offer five-times-weekly seasonal service between Chicago O'Hare and Shannon Airport in Ireland from June 6 to August 26, 2013. The airline will also begin operating a third daily service between Houston Bush Intercontinental Airport and London Heathrow from March 30. Read more
The United Express flights will be operated by ExpressJet using 50-seat Embraer ERJ-145 regional jets, with the twice-daily Nashville service beginning on December 19 and the daily Oklahoma City service beginning on February 14. Read more
United Airlines is planning to launch daily non-stop United Express service linking its Denver hub with Shreveport in Louisiana and Grand Forks in North Dakota. In addition, United Airlines will expand its existing summer service between Denver and Anchorage to year-round flights. Read more
United Airlines is launching daily year-round service between Washington Dulles International Airport and Honolulu on June 7, the only non-stop service between the two points. Read more
Emirates and Alaska Airlines are launching a new frequent-flyer program partnership that will offer travelers the opportunity to accrue Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan miles when they fly to any of Emirates' 118 destinations. Members of Emirates' Skywards frequent-flyer program can accrue miles across the Alaska Airlines network. Read more
Under the first phase of the new codeshare agreement, Delta Air Lines will place its 'DL' flight code on WestJet flights to more than 15 Canadian cities, while WestJet will add its 'WS' code to Delta flights in five markets. Codeshare service begins on January 23. Read more
Singapore-based leasing company Avation PLC has ordered five more ATR 72-600 regional turboprops for Australia’s Skywest Airlines, which will operate the aircraft on a range of Australian domestic routes on behalf of Virgin Australia. Read more
From December 31 the combined airline will operate solely as ExpressJet Airlines and will be the largest regional airline in the world, with more than 400 aircraft operating 2,350 flights each day. Read more
Los Angeles-based lessor Air Lease Corporation has taken delivery of its first ATR 72-600 turboprop regional airliner, which is to be leased by Brazilian carrier TRIP Linhas Aéreas. Read more
The inaugural flight of Virgin Australia’s first turboprop – and Australia ’s first ATR 72 – was also the airline’s first flight from Brisbane to the regional industrial city of Gladstone in Queensland. Virgin Australia flight DJ1711 departed Brisbane at 10.30 a.m. local time on October 17. Read more
European regional-turboprop manufacturer ATR has added two more new-order deals for its aircraft and converted a third existing commitment into a firm order, cementing a new annual ATR sales record in the process. Read more
Together with its existing fleet of 33 ATR turboprops, TRIP's new deals for 18 ATR 72-600s will make it the largest operator of ATR turboprops in the world, with a fleet of 51. TRIP has also optioned 22 additional ATR 72-600s. Read more
The first Delta Connection regional jet equipped with Wi-Fi departed on September 7 from Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, with scheduled stops in Omaha, Nebraska; Des Moines, Iowa; and White Plains, New York throughout the day. Read more
The airline will begin twice-weekly BWI-Aruba service on December 17, 2011, with service on Saturdays and Sundays. Read more