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A United Shuttle Boeing 737-500. (Photo: Konstantin von Wedelstaedt [GFDL 1.2 (http://www.gnu.org/licenses/old-licenses/fdl-1.2.html) or GFDL 1.2 (http://www.gnu.org/licenses/old-licenses/fdl-1.2.html)], via Wikimedia Commons)

TBT (Throwback Thursday) in Aviation History: Shuttle by United

The recession of the early 1990s brought about numerous problems for airlines in the United States. The financial struggles that plagued the country's airlines caused many to renegotiate contracts and cut costs to better compete with low-cost carriers. At United Airlines, the airline went into negotiations with its unions in order to reduce its cost and in 1993, an agreement was made in which employees would take reduced wages and benefits in exchange for a 55 percent ownership in the…

American Airlines Announces New Shuttle Service and Additional Routes

American Airlines recently announced that it would be launching its newest shuttle service between Chicago's O'Hare Airport and New York's La Guardia Airport starting on April 4 later this year. Along with the shuttle announcement, the Dallas-based airline announced the additions of another six destinations bringing their total new flights…

Delta to Discontinue West Coast Shuttle Service

On Wednesday, Atlanta-based Delta Air Lines has announced that it will be ending shuttle service for its West Coast flights from its Los Angeles and Seattle hubs. "Shuttle" service within the airline industry often refers to the additional service airlines provide on highly competitive routes. These routes, which are often…

The JetBlue LaGuardia to Boston Shuttle: One Year Later

On October 31, 2016, JetBlue Airways began flying from New York's LaGuardia Airport to its hub at Boston's Logan International Airport on its 100-seat Embraer 190 aircraft. This route, less than an hour’s flying time with good weather, has been a staple at both LaGuardia and Boston-Logan. Now, JetBlue is trying…