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An Avelo Airlines Boeing 737-800. (Photo: Joe Scarnici/Getty Images for Avelo Air)

New U.S. Start-Up Avelo Airlines to Begin Service Offering $19 Fares

New U.S. budget carrier Avelo Airlines has announced its launch date, including initial routes and its onboard services. The carrier will launch flights on April 28 out of its Burbank, Calif. base to 11 cities on the West Coast. Avelo’s business model is focused on connecting underserved markets that lack nonstop connections. The first routes feature city pairs that currently require connecting services. Avelo bets its cheap, nonstop services will attract passengers away from other major airlines, which Avelo bets…

More Boeing 737NGs Grounded After Airlines Discover Cracks

Dozens of Boeing 737 Next-Generation aircraft were grounded on Thursday after airlines around the world continued to find cracks in the bodies of their aircraft. The Next-Generation group is a family of aircraft that comprises the Boeing 737-600, -700, -800 and -900, in addition to variants within those types. Sydney-based…