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A Contour Embraer E135 nicknamed "Pride of Contour" (Photo: AirlineGeeks | Joey Gerardi)

Contour Air to Launch Operations Out of Indianapolis Base

The Covid-19 pandemic was a major blow to airlines across the globe, airlines cut routes everywhere and Contour was no exception. Back in Feb. of 2020 AirlineGeeks reported that Contour planned on opening a base in Indianapolis, Ind. The airline quietly dropped its plan to open the focus city and the three cities it was destined to serve. Contour Air is a Part-135 carrier based in Smyrna, Tenn. and operates predominantly Essential Air Service or 'EAS' routes around the country.…

Sun Country Adds 18 New Nonstop Routes

Sun Country Airlines on Tuesday announced the addition of 18 new nonstop routes to its route network. In a press release regarding the expansion, Sun Country also announced the addition of nine new airports to its route network. The largest expansion will be out of Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport, which…

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…

New Midwest Express Reaches Agreement to Start Service

Milwaukee-based Midwest Express has reached an agreement with Elite Airways to begin service, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinal reported. No routes or a timetable for the start of flights has been announced. The announcement is a cumulation of two years of work for the Milwaukee group that is attempting to relaunch…

New Midwest Express Reaches Agreement to Start Service

Milwaukee-based Midwest Express has reached an agreement with Elite Airways to begin service, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinal reported. No routes or a timetable for the start of flights has been announced. The announcement is a cumulation of two years of work for the Milwaukee group that is attempting to relaunch…

New Midwest Express Reaches Agreement to Start Service

Milwaukee-based Midwest Express has reached an agreement with Elite Airways to begin service, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinal reported. No routes or a timetable for the start of flights has been announced. The announcement is a cumulation of two years of work for the Milwaukee group that is attempting to relaunch…

Is Midwest Express Making a Comeback?

Ever want to help launch an airline? Well, now you can thanks to the investors of Midwest Express Airlines who created a company store for those fans of “the best care in the air” to get a hold of branded merchandise as the airline accumulates funds and crowd excitement as…

OneJet Adds Second Base in Milwaukee, New Routes to Columbus…

Business jet carrier, OneJet, announced it will be opening a second base in Milwaukee. The expansion is the first for the Pittsburgh-based carrier since it switched from an Indianapolis hub to its current Pittsburgh home. The expansion is backed by local investors including former Midwest Airlines CEO Tim Hoeksema. OneJet…

Two Businessmen Look to Revive Midwest Express

Two businessmen from Wisconsin are looking for investors to help restore the defunct Midwest Express as an operating airline once again. Curt Drumm and Greg Aretakis have announced their intentions to rebuild the airline after it ceased operations in 2009. Both Drumm and Aretakis have airline experience, with Drumm working…

Southwest Airlines Announces Routes to Start in April

Friday, Southwest Airlines announced in a press release the addition of 10 new nonstop destinations from Dallas Love Field. Beginning April 8, 2015, travelers through Dallas will have access to 43 destinations. "With these new flights, Southwest is offering more of the low-fare nonstop travel our Dallas Customers want, at…