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United Express regional jets lined up at its Rocky Mountain hub (Photo: AirlineGeeks | Joey Gerardi)

United Airlines Announces Five New Routes

While most airlines are slowly starting to bring back routes that were previously operated before the coronavirus pandemic, United Airlines has announced five new routes, three of which will be new destinations to the carrier's route map, per OAG Schedules. Two of the new routes will be from the carrier's Houston George Bush Intercontinental hub, and the remaining three will be from their hub in Denver. Denver Hub From the airline's Denver hub the carrier will begin flights to Alamosa,…

Trip Report: Denver to Phoenix Via Cortez

For this trip report, I will be taking a route not too often flown, Denver to Phoenix on San Francisco-based carrier Boutique Air. Yes, this route is flown nonstop many times a day, but not via a small city in southwestern Colorado. Boutique Air flies the route between Denver and…

United Airlines Plans to Expand in Denver Move a Step…

United Airlines' plans to expand at Denver International Airport have been solidified following approval to lease extra gates at the airport. In partnership with the airport, United held an event on Friday to celebrate Denver City Council's decision to approve the lease of an additional 24 gates by the airline…

Opinion: When Almost Meaningless Airline Marketing Succeeds in Going Viral

I've been thinking a lot about airline marketing lately, having first came to mind after watching Delta make comparatively minor changes to its economy class service offerings and seeing how news outlets both large and small reacted. While I saw those changes as more important for other reasons, there's no…

Opinion: When Almost Meaningless Airline Marketing Succeeds in Going Viral

I've been thinking a lot about airline marketing lately, having first came to mind after watching Delta make comparatively minor changes to its economy class service offerings and seeing how news outlets both large and small reacted. While I saw those changes as more important for other reasons, there's no…

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,…

California Pacific Suspends All Flights from California

Just before the start of the new year, Carlsbad, California-based California Pacific Airlines cancelled all of its California flights. The airline cited a lack of pilots and the general pilot shortage in the industry for the suspension of flights, but noted that it hoped to resume flights in February. Currently,…

American to Add Seasonal Service to Vail from LaGuardia

American Airlines will be adding a new seasonal service between New York-LGA and Eagle County Regional Airport in Vail, Colorado for the winter 2018-19 season. The new service is being announced ahead of the popular ski season and commences on Dec. 22, 2018. Most visitors to Vail arrive through either…

Mile-High Madness at Denver International Airport

If you go onto Google Maps and type in Denver, Colorado, you’ll see one of the oddest city outlines out there. For the most part, it looks like a regular city, but, in the northeast corner of the map, the city transitions into an odd, thin arm following one road:…

TBT (Throwback Thursday) in Aviation History: Great Lakes Aviation

While major airlines are constantly announcing routes between major cities, its easy for the smaller cities in the United States to get forgotten. Some airlines, however, make small cities their business, especially with the Essential Air Service (EAS) contracts being offered by the government to serve them. With this motivation…