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United Goes Point-to-Point with Florida Route Additions

In the wake of the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, airlines are being forced to adapt to the new level and type of demand that travelers are booking. The demand that has existed since the pandemic began has been mostly leisure travelers seeking an escape after a period of lockdown. As such United Airlines is expanding its route network over the winter to expand its presence between the midwest and northeast, and Florida. The expansion will have United add 28 daily flights…

Spirit Goes Cancun Crazy With Five New Routes

Spirit Airlines is continuing its push across America's southern border with an expansion of leisure routes to Cancun beginning this winter. The airline will add service to Cancun from five new cities with including Pittsburgh, Cleveland, Austin, Philadelphia and Nashville launching across a three-week period starting Feb. 13, 2020. The…

Frontier Expands Las Vegas Service

Denver-based Frontier Airlines will be expanding and launching new services out of McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas this coming Fall 2019. The ultra-low-cost carrier which turned 25 on Friday announced seven new year-round destinations from its west coast focus city which will begin rolling out in early September. Furthermore,…

Trip Report: A St. Louis Stop on Southwest

After publishing a Southwest trip review in 2015 based on my flights from St. Louis to Orlando, I assumed I wouldn’t need to go back and write another report of ‘The Symbol of Freedom.' Simply put, a Southwest experience is fairly similar for most routes. However, recent changes in Southwest’s…

WOW Backtracks Previous Expansions to Ease Financial Tensions

With WOW Air and Icelandair rushing to open up new routes last summer the inevitability of some routes failing would come true and early signs of failure have appeared in WOW’s 2019 route map. The airline has decided to remove service to at least three routes before spring 2019 with…

WOW Air Adds Four New U.S. Destinations: Cleveland, Cincinnati, Detroit,…

Already famous for its $99 international flights, WOW Air again made headlines on Wednesday when it announced flights to four new destinations in the U.S. The airline plans to launch flights to Cleveland, Cincinnati, Detroit, and St. Louis next spring. WOW will fly four flights a week on the Airbus…

Icelandair Announces Launch of Nonstop Service to Cleveland

As of August 22, Icelandair announced that it would be adding nonstop service to Cleveland (CLE) from Keflavik, Iceland (KEF) in May 2018. Through the airline's hub in Iceland, passengers travelling from Cleveland will have access to more than 25 connections in Europe. “Cleveland is the perfect destination for our route…

EXCLUSIVE: Interview with Cleveland Hopkins International Airport’s Chief of Marketing

This past Tuesday our Associate editor, Joe Pesek, was able to sit down with the Chief of Marketing and Air Service Development at Cleveland Hopkins International Airport, Todd Payne, to discuss the airport’s history, its once great hub, and its recent resurgence thanks in large part to low cost and…

The Cleveland Revival: How Low Cost Carriers Help Rebuild a…

Just over one year ago, United Airlines’ CEO Jeff Smisek had announced that Cleveland Hopkins International Airport would be losing its hub status. "Our hub in Cleveland hasn't been profitable for over a decade, and has generated tens of millions of dollars of annual losses in recent years," Smisek stated.…