Articles tagged “newark airport”

Did an Aggressive United Push Southwest Out of Newark Hub?

Did an Aggressive United Push Southwest Out of Newark Hub?

Brian Sumers, Skift

When United Airlines President Scott Kirby joined in 2016, he promised he'd boost share at Newark. Now Southwest is pulling out of Newark, citing a tough environment. Think this is a coincidence?

5 months ago

Newark Airport Is Betting New Munich Operators Will Help It Go From Worst to Best

Newark Airport Is Betting New Munich Operators Will Help It Go From Worst to Best

Rosie Spinks, Skift

It's no secret New York's airports need an overhaul. Port Authority is bringing in the operator of one of the world's best-regarded airports to do it — but structural challenges in the U.S. remain.

5 months ago

Drone Reports Halted Flights at Newark Airport

Drone Reports Halted Flights at Newark Airport

Justin Bachman and Alan Levin, Bloomberg

Drone disruptions of airline operations? Start of a trend? Probably.

11 months ago

FAA Blasts Newark Airport for How It Charges Airline Fees

FAA Blasts Newark Airport for How It Charges Airline Fees

Justin Bachman, Bloomberg

You would think U.S. airports would know how this works. Revenue generated at an airport must stay there, and an airport operator cannot use it for other purposes. Airports must also have a transparent process for assessing fees. It seems the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey routinely flouted these guidelines.

1 year ago

New Jersey Governor Vetoes Bill To Stymie Trump Travel Ban at Newark Airport

New Jersey Governor Vetoes Bill To Stymie Trump Travel Ban at Newark Airport

Associated Press

The New Jersey governor definitely isn't in the resistance camp, but we knew that. He is certainly ending his unpopular reign in style.

2 years ago

United Airlines President: Leaving New York’s JFK ‘Was the Wrong Decision’

United Airlines President: Leaving New York’s JFK ‘Was the Wrong Decision’

Brian Sumers, Skift

Is there a more honest airline executive than United's Scott Kirby? Probably not. But that's a good thing. United's 2015 decision to leave New York JFK was a head-scratcher, and it's nice to see new management calling it a mistake.

3 years ago

United Airlines to Pay $2.4 Million Fine Over Controversial Chairman’s Flight

United Airlines to Pay $2.4 Million Fine Over Controversial Chairman’s Flight

Associated Press

United Airlines is already a much different (and more passenger-friendly) carrier than it was in 2015 when Jeff Smisek resigned, unexpectedly. But the company is still dealing with fallout from Smisek's decisions.

3 years ago

United Airlines Takes a $400 Million Hit After FAA Lifts Newark Limits

United Airlines Takes a $400 Million Hit After FAA Lifts Newark Limits

Brian Sumers, Skift

Thanks to one FAA decision, more than $400 million in assets simply disappeared from United's books. That's never a good thing.

3 years ago

Iceland’s Low-Cost Carrier Wow Air Is Bringing Cheap Flights to New York

Iceland’s Low-Cost Carrier Wow Air Is Bringing Cheap Flights to New York

Brian Sumers, Skift

Deal seekers, rejoice. New Yorkers now have a new cheap way to reach Europe. But don't expect it to be comfortable.

3 years ago

Allegiant Air Will Expand Its Low-Cost Service to Newark, Trespassing on United’s Turf

Allegiant Air Will Expand Its Low-Cost Service to Newark, Trespassing on United’s Turf

Brian Sumers, Skift

Allegiant Air will finally start flying into the New York area. Does this mean a fare war with United is coming? Or will the big airline ignore its much smaller competitor?

3 years ago

Drone Sales at Airports Aren’t a Really Good Mix

Drone Sales at Airports Aren’t a Really Good Mix

Associated Press

Brookstone.com lists 13 types of drones and minidrones for sale. Call us picky but given recent reports of drones interfering with commercial flight operations, we think airport retail outlets, including Brookstone at Newark Liberty Airport, should be drone-free zones.

4 years ago

United and JetBlue Announce New Services in the Battle for Transcontinental Passengers

United and JetBlue Announce New Services in the Battle for Transcontinental Passengers

Grant Martin, Skift

Brooklyn was too hip for United anyway.

4 years ago