Articles tagged “newark airport”

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Newark Airport Sets Opening Date for First New Terminal in 34 Years

It's not often that travelers have something to look forward to at Newark Liberty International Airport. The new $2.7 billion Terminal A will open in December, the latest in a series of major airport projects opening around the U.S. this year. The first 21 gates of the 33-gate facility will open on December 8, officials…

Airline Weekly

Newark Airport’s New $3 Billion Terminal A Expected to Open in November

United, JetBlue, American, and others are about to have new digs at Newark Airport when a new terminal opens in November.

Newark Airport’s New $3 Billion Terminal A Expected to Open in November

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Air India Announces Major Fleet Expansion, to Introduce Premium Economy

Air India, the erstwhile Indian state carrier which had been bought by the Tata Group in a $2.4 billion deal earlier this year, announced on Monday that it would look to progressively induct 30 new aircraft from December onwards, over the next 15 months. With the succesful induction of the 25 narrow-body and five wide-body…

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Spirit Airlines Wins More Newark Flights After More Than 2 Year Fight

Spirit Airlines' two-and-a-half year saga to expand at Newark Liberty International Airport has a happy ending. Late on Tuesday, the U.S. Department of Transportation awarded the discounter 16 peak "runway timings" — in short, rights to takeoff and land at an airport during a given hour — that Spirit sued for in December 2019. The…

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United Airlines Cancels Newark Flights to Reduce Delays

United Airlines is joining the growing ranks of U.S. airlines cutting flights this summer in order to provide travelers with some semblance of a reliable operation. The Chicago-based carrier is pulling roughly 50 daily flights from its schedule at Newark Liberty International Airport from July 1 through the end of the summer in order to…

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JetBlue Fires Back at United Over Newark Airport

United Airlines should look in the "proverbial mirror" when it comes to its allegations that poor operations at Newark Liberty International Airport are the the fault of smaller competitors, JetBlue Airways said Monday. "Instead of criticizing low-fare/low-cost carriers, United should look in the proverbial mirror first when seeking a carrier to blame for operational issues…

Airline Weekly

Delta, United Spin NY Schedules in Light of JetBlue-American Alliance

Delta and United showed off their marketing prowess with their expanded New York schedules. But the added flights are simply examples of the airlines protecting their access to key New York airports, and defending against the new American-JetBlue alliance.

Delta, United Spin NY Schedules in Light of JetBlue-American Alliance

Airline Weekly

Biden Administration Takes Unusual Step to Promote Newark Airport Competition

Airport access awards don't usually make the news, but the Biden administration is making a usually obscure federal process part of its larger competition agenda. The upshot is that Spirit Airlines could stand to benefit from more rights at Newark Liberty International Airport.

Biden Administration Takes Unusual Step to Promote Newark Airport Competition

Coronavirus

United’s CEO Wants Curbs at Newark Airport to Help Manage Congestion

With a promising summer ahead, Scott Kirby understandably doesn't want his planes hanging around during runway repairs.

United’s CEO Wants Curbs at Newark Airport to Help Manage Congestion

Business Travel

Why Did the Touchdown of This United Flight Deserve a Zoom Press Conference?

Covid screening is all the rage. But the point where all these trials and pilots materialize into something coherent, with the backing of governments, needs to arrive soon.

Why Did the Touchdown of This United Flight Deserve a Zoom Press Conference?