Spirit Airlines is suing the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT), alleging the department violated federal law by withholding peak-hour slots at Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) formerly belonging to Southwest Airlines.
Canadian ULCC Swoop is looking to grow its fleet to up to 50 aircraft “over the next couple of years” as the airline seeks to add more secondary airports to its network.
Dutch LCC Transavia will launch services to 14 European and North African destinations from its new base at Montpellier Méditerranée Airport in southern France in April 2020.
A significant pillar of Canadian carrier WestJet’s growth strategy going forward is strategic partnerships to build its network depth across the Atlantic and the Pacific.
The FAA’s recent downgrade of Malaysia’s aviation authorities has resulted in significant changes to the codesharing relationship between oneworld alliance partners American Airlines and Malaysia Airlines.
Russia’s largest airline group Aeroflot will resume its fleet expansion in 2020.
Pilot training specialist CAE on Dec. 5 announced an order from Emirates Airline for two Boeing 777X full-flight simulators (FFS) and associated training suites.
With a Dec. 7 deadline set by regulators looming, Hong Kong Airlines (HKA) said Dec. 4 it has drawn up a cash injection plan and received sufficient funds to pay its employees on Dec. 5.
Scandinavian Airlines (SAS) is considering a new aircraft order to fill the gap between 90-seat CRJs and 180-seat Airbus A320neos but would need to maintain the benefits of its shift toward single-fleet operations.
South African Airways (SAA) is to be put into business rescue, placing the company under administrator control because of the airline’s critical financial situation.