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Southwest Adds Flights to Nine Cities from Dallas Love Field After United Moves Operations to DFW

Southwest Adds Flights to Nine Cities from Dallas Love Field After United Moves Operations to DFW

Southwest Airlines announced plans late Friday to add additional flights from Dallas Love Field in Texas, saying that customer demand for flights from the airport have exceeded expectations.
The carrier said it had acquired the rights to two additional Love Field gates following an announcement that United Airlines will cease its operations at the airport and only operate out of Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport.
Southwest, which has its headquarters on the grounds …

12th Winter Storm to Move Across Midwest, Into Northeast Over Weekend

12th Winter Storm to Move Across Midwest, Into Northeast Over Weekend

Another winter storm is expected to move across the Midwest United States and into the Northeast this weekend, delivering more accumulation to already snow-weary parts of the country, as well as fresh powder to more parts.
The storm is expected to interfere with plans and cause significant flight delays and cancellations.  Driving conditions will be hazardous in many parts of the region.
In Des Moines, Iowa, an estimated 2” to 4” is …

American Airlines Pilots Approve New Five-Year Contract

American Airlines Pilots Approve New Five-Year Contract

American Airlines and the Allied Pilots Association announced that the union’s members approved a new five-year joint collective bargaining agreement.
The contract provides for immediate pay raises of 23% and subsequent annual raises of 3% for the next five years.
The APA, which represents 15,000 pilots at American Airlines and US Airways, said that the contract was approved by 65.7%, with 94.6% of its members voting.
“By voting in favor of the JCBA, …

Delta Plane Makes Emergency Landing After Captain is Locked Out of Cockpit

Delta Plane Makes Emergency Landing After Captain is Locked Out of Cockpit

A Delta Air Lines flight heading to Las Vegas made an emergency landing on Thursday after the plane’s captain found himself locked out of the cockpit, airport officials reported.
Delta Flight 1651, which departed Minneapolis–Saint Paul International Airport at 11:31 a.m. local time for McCarran International Airport, landed safely in Las Vegas at 12:25 p.m.
Officials told reporters that the cockpit door had malfunctioned, which caused the situation. The plane’s first officer, …

Marriott to Acquire Delta Hotels in Canada

Marriott to Acquire Delta Hotels in Canada

Marriott International announced the signing of a definitive agreement to acquire Delta Hotels and Resorts, a Canadian hotelier.
The deal, valued at approximately $135 million, will give Marriott 38 new hotels and 10,000 additional rooms in 30 cities throughout Canada, making Marriott the largest full service hotel company in the country with more than 120 hotels and 27,000 rooms.
Marriott is acquiring the Delta brand from Delta Hotels Limited Partnership, a subsidiary …

ANA Places $2.2 Billion Order with Boeing, Airbus

ANA Places $2.2 Billion Order with Boeing, Airbus

All Nippon Airways announced it will buy eight new planes from Boeing, while also ordering seven from Airbus.
ANA, the launch customer for the Boeing Dreamliner aircraft, placed an order for three 787-10 Dreamliners. ANA is also ordering five narrow-body Next-Generation 737-800 aircraft.
The deal is valued at $1.4 billion at current list prices and makes ANA the first carrier in Asia that will operate all three variants of the 787 Dreamliner …

American to Launch Six New Routes in Mexico, Caribbean, Latin America

American to Launch Six New Routes in Mexico, Caribbean, Latin America

American Airlines announced it will add six new routes throughout Mexico, the Caribbean, and Latin America this summer.
Beginning June 4, the airline will launch daily service between Los Angeles International Airport and Guadalajara, Mexico, as well as daily flights between Miami International Airport and Barranquilla, Colombia.
Also on June 4, American will begin service between Miami and Monterrey International Airport.  The carrier will operate the service six times a week.
Beginning June …