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Japan Airlines and American to Expand U.S.-Brazil Codeshare Agreement

Japan Airlines and American to Expand U.S.-Brazil Codeshare Agreement

Japan Airlines announced it will be expanding its codeshare agreement with American Airlines this month.
Beginning October 26, Japan Airlines will place its code on American’s daily flights between Los Angeles and São Paulo.  The new codeshare is still subject to government approval.
American’s flights depart Los Angeles at 7:40 p.m. and arrive in São Paulo at 12:45 p.m. the next day, with flights from São Paulo to Los Angeles departing at …

Southwest Launches Seven New Routes From Dallas Love Field

Southwest Launches Seven New Routes From Dallas Love Field

Southwest Airlines announced the launch of new, non-stop flights to seven new destinations from Dallas Love Field on Monday.  The carrier began service to Baltimore, Chicago Midway, Denver, Washington Reagan, Orlando, Las Vegas, and Los Angeles.
The new flights follow the repeal of the Wright Amendment, which was lifted on Monday.  Originally imposed in 1979, the amendment limited the number of destinations that Dallas Love Field could serve.
In addition to the …

Virgin America Begins Flights From Dallas Love Field

Virgin America Begins Flights From Dallas Love Field

Virgin America announced the launch of new, non-stop flights from Dallas Love Field to San Francisco International Airport, Los Angeles International Airport, and Washington Reagan National Airport.  The airline will operate thrice-daily flights on each of the new routes.
Flights to San Francisco depart at 7:50 a.m., 2:45 p.m., and 7:25 p.m., and arrive at 9:35 a.m., 4:30 p.m., and 9:10 p.m.  From San Francisco, flights depart at 7:20 a.m., 11:40 …

American to Begin Non-Stop Atlanta-Los Angeles Flights

American to Begin Non-Stop Atlanta-Los Angeles Flights

American Airlines announced that it will launch new, thrice-daily non-stop service between Los Angeles International Airport and Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport on March 5, 2015.  The flights will operate using Boeing 737-800 aircraft.
Flights from Atlanta will depart at 7:00 a.m., 12:50 p.m., and 6:55 p.m., arriving in Los Angeles at 8:40 a.m., 2:30 p.m., and 8:35 p.m., respectively.  From Los Angeles, flights are scheduled to depart at 12:15 a.m., 10:30 …

American Airlines Seeks to Take Over Delta Haneda Landing Slot

American Airlines Seeks to Take Over Delta Haneda Landing Slot

American Airlines Group said it had filed with the U.S. Department of Transportation for a landing slot at Tokyo’s Haneda Airport currently held by Delta Air Lines.  American said that the Atlanta-based carrier isn’t making the best possible use of the flight rights.
The airline wants to use Delta’s Haneda slot to operate daily, non-stop service between Los Angeles International Airport and Tokyo, a plan “substantially superior to Delta’s near-dormant Seattle-Haneda …

Boeing Delivers China Eastern Airlines’ First 777-300ER

Boeing Delivers China Eastern Airlines’ First 777-300ER

China Eastern Airlines announced it took delivery of its first Boeing 777-300ER on Wednesday.  The aircraft is the first of 20 777-300ERs that the carrier has on order.
China Eastern said it plans to use the plane on routes between North America and China.  The aircraft will enter service on China Eastern flights to Los Angeles and New York starting in November.
The airline’s 777-300ER is configured with three cabins.  The plane …

United Plans Capacity Cuts for 2015 Winter Schedule

United Plans Capacity Cuts for 2015 Winter Schedule

United Airlines will reduce its seating capacity for the first quarter of 2015 by 6.3% according to a research report published Monday.
Buckingham Research Group analyst Daniel McKenzie’s analysis of published airline schedules predicts that the cutbacks will be the highest on domestic routes in the United States, as well as on flights to Tokyo.  The findings were first reported by Bloomberg.
According to McKenzie’s analysis, airports in the United States that …