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Spirit Goes Cancun Crazy With Five New Routes

Spirit Airlines is continuing its push across America's southern border with an expansion of leisure routes to Cancun beginning this winter. The airline will add service to Cancun from five new cities with including Pittsburgh, Cleveland, Austin, Philadelphia and Nashville launching across a three-week period starting Feb. 13, 2020. The new services will increase Spirit's Cancun presence to include 11 routes in total to the Mexican resort destination. In addition to its hubs in Chicago, Detroit, Dallas and Fort Lauderdale,…

How the Northeast’s Newest Airline is Transforming Regional Travel With…

With airline consolidation and the dominance of the hub-and-spoke route network system in the U.S., new airlines entering the market seem few and far between. The ones that do sprout up, often seeking to fill the gaps left by the current model, need to be unique in order to draw…

Shop or Fly: Airports Find New Ways to Sell In-Terminal…

When it comes to airports luring in new passengers, the challenge always seems to be having the lowest airfare and best routing and airline options while winning over travelers with new designs and amenities like WiFi and new lounges. However, a trend has formed that has seen airports target a…

Pittsburgh Receives New Transatlantic Route to London

Starting next April, Pittsburgh will receive a direct flight from London as British Airways has announced a new flight that will link the Pennsylvanian city to the British capital. The new route will increase the number of U.S. destinations British Airways serves to 26 and the number of daily flights…

TBT (Throwback Thursday) in Aviation History: JetTrain

With Pittsburgh International Airport growing in size with the completion of a new terminal in 1992, it was an opportune time for new carriers to attempt to dislodge the hub presence that US Airways had built there during their Allegheny Airlines years. One of these carriers was an upstart low-cost…

Pittsburgh International Airport Announces Terminal Consolidation Plan

Pittsburgh, Pa. has lately become a city of new and emerging infrastructure, and soon the city’s sole commercial airport, Pittsburgh International Airport, will be receiving a well-needed facelift. The airport recently announced that it is moving forward with a plan that calls for $1.1 billion in renovations, focusing on rebuilding…

TBT (Throwback Thursday) in Aviation History: USA 3000

USA 3000, originally known as Brendan Airways, was a small airline formed in 2001 as a way of flying cheap flights from the northeast to the Caribbean. USA3000 officially launched on December 28, 2001 with their first flight from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to Cancun, Mexico. USA3000 did most of their early…