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Spirit to Open New Florida Headquarters

Ultra-low-cost carrier Spirit announced it will be moving its headquarters to a 500,000 square foot complex in Fort Lauderdale, in a move that will improve efficiency and communications throughout the carrier’s departments and support its ongoing growth plans throughout the next decade. The new complex, which will be ready in 2023, will cost Spirit $250 million and host more than 1200 employees. The space will locate corporate offices, as well as crew training facilities, including simulators for pilot training. There…

Spirit Airlines Unveils Newly-Redesigned Cabin Seats to be Installed on…

Ultra-low-cost carrier Spirit Airlines will be installing new, ergonomically-designed cabin seats starting from Nov. 2019 on its new Airbus A320 jets. According to Spirit, the design of the latest cabin seats focus on guest comfort and is in response to feedback and survey results from its flying customers. The seats…

Azul to Start Belo Horizonte-Fort Lauderdale Flights in December

Azul Brazilian Airlines has officially announced their newest operation to the United States, connecting their hub in Belo Horizonte (Confins) to Fort Lauderdale, in Florida. The new flights are set to be year-round and will start by December 16, with three weekly flights on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. [caption id="attachment_34452"…

Azul to Start Belo Horizonte-Fort Lauderdale Flights in December

Azul Brazilian Airlines has officially announced their newest operation to the United States, connecting their hub in Belo Horizonte (Confins) to Fort Lauderdale, in Florida. The new flights are set to be year-round and will start by December 16, with three weekly flights on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. [caption id="attachment_34452"…

JetBlue Adds New Service to Ecuador, Grows International Footprint

JetBlue announced the start of new service between Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL) and Ecuador’s Guayaquil’s José Joaquín de Olmedo International Airport (GYE) on Thursday. The new service marks JetBlue’s broader reach into Latin America and the Caribbean. Guayaquil is JetBlue’s sixth destination in South America and second destination in…

Silver Airways Announces Service to Daytona Beach

Silver Airways has announced a new route between Daytona Beach and its hub in Fort Lauderdale. Scheduled to begin in January, the quick hop up the Floridian coast will be operated by the airline's hallmark Saab 340 turboprop aircraft. Silver Airways' partnership with multiple airlines, notably JetBlue Airways with a…

WestJet’s Swoop Unveils U.S. Plans in DOT Application

Swoop, Canada’s newest airline, has unveiled its intentions to start flights to the United States. In an application to the US Department of Transportation, the airline has stated intentions to begin transborder flights in October. The carrier plans to serve Las Vegas, Orlando, Fort Lauderdale, Tampa, and Phoenix. The application…

JetBlue Looks to Compete With Delta, Announces Expansion in Atlanta

New York-based JetBlue is set to start three new routes from Atlanta beginning on March 8, 2018. With service to New York - JFK, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, and Orlando, Florida, the new routes will double the the number of flights the carrier currently operates out of Atlanta. The new routes…