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Compass Airlines, Breeze Aviation File to Transfer DOT Certificate

Compass Airlines and Breeze Aviation Group have jointly filed with the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) for the transfer of Compass’ Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity to Breeze. If finalized, the transfer would allow Breeze to engage in “interstate scheduled air transport,” per the DOT filing seen by AirlineGeeks. “By utilizing Compass’s manuals, resources, and processes, FAA certification will be completed more efficiently and, accordingly, the introduction of new service to underserved markets will be accelerated,” Breeze argued in…

Airline Tycoon David Neeleman Talks Breeze Airways Start-Up

This Friday, the world finally met the U.S.'s newest airline: Breeze Airways. Known as Moxy during the developing phases of the project, the airline is headed by no less than David Neeleman, the world-famous airline entrepreneur, founder of Morris Air, WestJet, JetBlue and Azul. AirlineGeeks had the chance to catch…

David Neeleman’s Newest U.S. Airline Expects to Take Flight This…

After almost two years of rumors, aviation tycoon David Neeleman's startup airline in the United States was officially launched this Friday. Breeze Airways will be the name of the new company, which up until now was provisionally called "Moxy." The new airline, which labels itself as the "world's nicest airline,"…

Azul to Sublease Embraer E195s to LOT Polish Airlines, Breeze…

Azul Airlines, the largest airline in Brazil, has announced that it will sublease 53 of its Embraer E195-E1 aircraft to LOT Polish Airlines and Breeze Aviation, a US-based startup. In a statement, Azul said that this decision is in line with its plans to replace its aging Embraer E1 fleet…