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Southwest 737 aircraft at SFO (Photo: AirlineGeeks | William Derrickson)

Southwest Reveals Chicago O’Hare, Colorado Springs Routes

Southwest Airlines has revealed the routes it will fly from Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport and Colorado Springs. The low-cost airline will launch 20 daily flights out of O’Hare on Valentine’s Day 2021. City pairs include Nashville, Tenn.; Denver; Dallas; Baltimore and Phoenix. Nashville, Dallas and Nashville will be served four times daily from O’Hare, while Denver will see six daily flights and Phoenix will get two. Southwest has never flown out of O’Hare – its Chicago operations are currently centered…

Southwest Looks to Network Diversification in Third Quarter Results

On Oct. 22 Southwest Airlines announced the company’s third-quarter financial results. As expected the airline posted a large loss and continues a high level of daily cash burn as the industry continues to navigate the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic. The airline also announced a change to the passenger experience…

Frontier Announces Expansion in Las Vegas and Colorado Springs

On Tuesday, Denver-based Frontier Airlines announced a sizable network expansion at both Las Vegas and Colorado Springs. The company outlined eleven new routes, with seven at Colorado Springs, five of which will be seasonal, and four at Las Vegas.  Currently, the airline serves three routes from Colorado Springs and sixteen…

TBT (Throwback Thursday) in Aviation History: Western Pacific Airlines

Western Pacific Airlines, also known as WestPac for short, was a small Colorado airlines known for using their planes as billboards. The airline started in Colorado Springs in 1995 with eight Boeing 737-300 planes under the name Commercial Air. Soon after launch, Oklahoma millionaire and owner of Gaylord Hotels founder…