EasyJet to Begin Service from Berlin-Tegel Airport Starting in January

EasyJet is set to start operating from Tegel Airport, Berlin's city airport, starting Jan. 5. The British low-cost-carrier announced nineteen routes it would begin operating from Tegel, including fifteen international and four domestic routes. In addition, 25 EasyJet aircraft will be stationed at Tegel, some of them coming from the…

Photos: First Aircraft for Air France’s Joon Rolls Out of…

The first aircraft for Air France's low-cost airline Joon has rolled out of the paint shop. The airline's first A320, the first of five, emerged in new colors last week at Paris' Charles de Gaulle airport. The new airline, announced by Air France earlier this year, was officially launched in…

Opinion: Frontier Airlines Rapid Low-Cost, Point-to-Point Expansion Only Benefits Travelers

In the past few months, ultra-low-cost carrier Frontier Airlines has been announcing new routes between unlikely city pairs. Routes such as Tampa to Colorado Springs, Miami to Buffalo, and Austin to Columbus have become the new normal for the Denver-based airline, departing from the hub-and-spoke model that has been dominating the…

EasyJet Graduates First Group of Aviators With Professional Aviation Pilot…

As of July 11, 2017, easyJet announced that the first group of pilots with a BSc (Hons) in Professional Aviation Pilot Practice Degree had graduated. Tuesday marks the completion of the first airline-sponsored PAPP degree. Seven pilots graduated from the program on Tuesday, the first of over 130 currently enrolled…

Norwegian Brushes off Concerns Regarding IAG’s Level

Norwegian Air CEO, Bjorn Kjos, announced yesterday that he is not wavered or concerned about IAG’s plans to start a low-cost airline offering transatlantic flights. Norwegian Air has all but dominated the low-cost, long-haul market from their base at London Gatwick, where with their young fleet of Boeing 787’s have managed to…

Opinion: Bring Back the U.S. Legacy Airline Backed Low-Cost Carriers

With a majority of the U.S.'s legacy carriers rolling out basic economy coupled with recent financial success, could it be time to see the return of the carrier within a carrier? If legacy airlines ever wanted to experiment with a low-cost carrier subsidy, now is the time. Most of the…

IAG Brings Low-Cost, Long-Haul Travel to a New Level

International Airlines Group (IAG), the owner of British Airways, Aer Lingus, Iberia, and Vueling, announced they would be launching a new long-haul airline called Level. The airline will be the fifth airline brand under IAG operation. The airline will be based in Barcelona, Spain and will fly to four destinations starting in…

Argentina Will Finally Get Its First Low-Cost Carrier Starting in…

Beginning in September, travelers in Argentina will have a new option when it comes to budget travel. The nation of 44 million people currently has two main methods of domestic travel; state-run Aerolineas Argentina and buses. But, Argentina’s government has announced that it will now allow the country’s first budget…

Spirit Airlines Expands in Atlanta

On Tuesday, February 17th, 2015, Fort-Lauderdale based ultra-low cost carrier, Spirit Airlines, announced that it would be launching nine new routes out of Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport. The new routes will add service to Baltimore, Boston, Cleveland, Fort Myers, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Orlando, Philadelphia, and Tampa. Eight of the nine…