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One of Ontario Airport's terminals (Photo: Frederick Dennstedt (originally posted to Flickr as Ontario Airport) [CC BY-SA 2.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons)

Freight Volume Surges at Ontario International Airport as Passenger Numbers Drops

This week, California's Ontario International Airport announced a 26.64 percent increase in freight volume for the month of April 2020. That represents the airport's second straight month of gains above 20 percent. 75,171 tons of freight were loaded and unloaded at Ontario during April 2020 compared to 59,359 tons in April of 2019. This increase is now the highest year to year freight volume increase since the City of Ontario and San Bernardino County took control of the facility. April…

Frontier Adds Nonstop Service Between Ontario and Seattle

Earlier this week, Denver-based budget carrier Frontier Airlines announced it will begin nonstop service between the Los Angeles area's Ontario International Airport and Seattle-Tacoma International Airport in Seattle. Frontier currently operates flights to several destinations from Ontario including Denver, San Antonio, Austin, and Orlando. The announcement of service between Ontario…

China Airlines Inaugurates New Special Livery Commemorating 60 Years

Taiwan-based China Airlines is celebrating its 60th anniversary this year, with the airline unveiling a series of special liveries for the occasion. An A350-900 was painted the number “60” in the shape of “GO” and the infinity symbol “∞” in the corporate identity color of blue and red. Additional aircraft…

Ontario Airport Opens New Premium Airport Lounge at T2

Ontario International Airport (ONT) recently opened a new premium airport lounge this Wednesday for its travelers in Terminal 2. The lounge, Escape Lounge, is accessible to all travelers at the airport and offers premium amenities including hot and cold foods, free beverages, and a full bar. Under a new 10-year…

JetBlue Utilizes Augmented Reality to Promote New Route

JetBlue Airways is the latest airline to utilize augmented reality in its marketing campaigns, using the technology to promote its new service between New York and Ontario, Calif. Over the weekend, the airline set up shop in Victoria Gardens, an outdoor shopping mall just miles from Ontario International Airport in…

Ontario Airport Sees a Significant Rise in Passenger Traffic

The number of passengers passing through Ontario International Airport (ONT) in Southern California has been growing significantly since it was transferred to the City of Ontario in 2015. With the new local ownership, Ontario has brought new airlines, increased the number of flights and destinations, and added new eateries and…

China Airlines to Introduce Airbus A350 Service to Ontario, California

Taiwan’s China Airlines will be introducing the Airbus A350-900 on its nonstop service to Ontario, Calif. from Taipei. The service is currently being operated by the airline’s Boeing 777-300ER but will be switched out starting on Oct. 28, 2018. Service to Ontario began in March this year and has been…

Ontario, California: China Airlines’ New Convenient Alternative to LAX

Taiwan’s China Airlines will launch nonstop service between Taipei, Taiwan and Ontario International Airport (ONT) in Ontario, CA on March 25, 2018. China Airlines currently flies 2-3 times per day from LAX to Taoyuan International Airport in Taipei and offers several connecting flights from its hub in Taoyuan to destinations…

Porter Airlines: A Journey to Bring Luxury to Regional Travel

Disclaimer: This article may contain opinions from the author based on his first-hand experiences with this airline.  In Canada, a small airline based in Toronto is redefining the term "regional airline." Porter Airlines, with its main hub at Toronto's Billy Bishop City Airport and a fleet of Bombardier Q400 aircraft,…

Ontario Airport Receives First Transpacific Flight

Starting in Spring of 2018, China Airlines will be the first carrier to offer transpacific flights from Ontario International Airport. Four weekly flights will be flown between Taiwan and the Southern California airport, onboard the airline’s Boeing 777-300ER aircraft. China Airlines believes that the new route will succeed as traffic…