Author: Airline News

Tampa Bay’s other airport sees record June

The St. Petersburg-Clearwater International Airport recorded the busiest June in its history in 2014, serving 121,598 passengers.  That number is up nearly 64% from 2012, and is a 28% increase over 2013.  Through June, year-to-date traffic is up 23% at the airport. Read More

Frontier bringing international flights to Trenton-Mercer

Frontier continued with its slew of recent route additions in recent weeks with six new routes announced Monday. Read More

United announces first E175 routes

United has said that it will welcome the Embraer 175 to its United Express fleet beginning in May with two routes out of Chicago-O’hare International Airport. Read More

United CEO informs employees of de-hubbing of Cleveland

United CEO Jeff Smisek announced the dismantling of his airline’s connecting hub at Cleveland Hopkins International Airport in a letter to Cleveland workers. Read More

United announces it will de-hub Cleveland

It was a question of when, not if, United Airlines would elect to close its connecting hub at the Cleveland Hopkins International Airport.  On February 1, United CEO Jeff Smisek officially announced that the process will begin in April 2014 in a letter to Cleveland workers. Read More

St. Petersburg hits 1 million passenger mark for first time since 2004

Years of hard work and terminal upgrades has began to pay off for St. Petersburg-Clearwater International Airport in Florida. Read More

United to shrink Houston hub; layoff 1,300 more employees in spat with city

United Airlines is unhappy that the city of Houston has voted to allow rival Southwest Airlines to start international expansion at the city’s secondary airport. Read More

Boeing unveils new winglet design for 737MAX

On Wednesday, Boeing unveiled what many are calling a radical new wingtip design for the aircraft manufacturer’s newest family, the Boeing 737MAX. Read More

Charleston airport to get major upgrades

Charleston International Airport is about to get a $200 million facelift.  As carriers continue to expand service, many of the airport’s outdated facilities have become congested. Read More

Southwest plane slides off of Midway runway

Southwest Airlines flight 1313, a Boeing 737-700, slid off of runway 13 center at Chicago’s Midway Airport  early Tuesday afternoon.  It was then reported stuck on the mud near the end of the runway according to the Chicago Tribune. Read More