WestJet today announced new daily, non-stop service between Toronto and Phoenix beginning October 26, 2014. Same-day connections are also available to and from Montreal, Ottawa, Halifax, and Moncton, New Brunswick.
A4A urged Members of Congress to say no to this proposal, and recognize that commercial aviation is a key enabler of job growth and U.S. economic activity that could contribute at an even greater level, if not impeded by excessive taxes and regulations.
Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) announced the next phase of its international service by offering Customers new Southwest Airlines flights to both the Pacific and Caribbean coasts of Mexico, as well as other new domestic and international flying, as the carrier extended flight schedules through Oct. 31, 2014. Sale fares can be found on through March 13.
Hotwire.com today announced additional results from its third annual American Travel Behavior Survey, conducted online in October 2013 by Harris Poll on behalf of Hotwire among 2,020 U.S. adults ages 18+.
Total revenue passenger kilometers (RPKs) rose 8.0% compared to January 2013, an improvement over the December 2013 growth of 6.8% and the full year 2013 growth of 5.2%. January capacity increased 6.7%, pushing load factor up 0.9 percentage points to 78.1%.
Economists at the U.S. Travel Association have concluded research finding that the cancellation of one U.S. domestic flight for weather-related reasons costs $31,600 in passengers lost economic activity.