Southwest Airlines adds new Dallas routes to Colorado ski spots Steamboat Springs, Telluride

Southwest Airlines is adding direct flights from Dallas to winter ski destinations in Montrose and Steamboat Springs, Colo., as the carrier tries to broaden its footprint during the COVID-19 pandemic to make up for fewer passengers.

Dallas-based Southwest will start flights from Love Field to Montrose Regional Airport on Dec. 19, giving access to the nearby Telluride Ski Resort. The carrier also is adding a route from Dallas to Steamboat

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United Airlines is adding, restoring leisure travel routes for October

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Delta Air Lines, American Airlines and Alaska Airlines have all joined United Airlines in ditching change fees for flights within the U.S.

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United Airlines announced Friday that it plans to add and restore routes to its October schedule. The new and returning routes mean the Chicago-based airline will fly 46% of last October’s domestic schedule, an 8% increase over September.

The airline will restore eight Hawaii routes,

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United Airlines Plans to Increase Service on More than 40 Caribbean and Mexican Beach Routes in November

CHICAGO, Oct. 2, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — United Airlines today announced it plans to resume service on nearly 30 international routes in November, including flights to cities in Asia, Europe, and South America. Additionally, the airline continues to strategically rebuild its domestic and international network by offering customers service to popular leisure destinations in the Caribbean, Hawaii, Central America and Mexico. Even with these

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JetBlue and United Airlines Add New Routes Despite COVID-19

COVID-19 caused air travel demand to shrivel up in 2020, forcing airlines to take a hatchet to their flight schedules. Despite these weak market conditions — TSA checkpoint screenings have consistently been down more than 60% year over year, even during the peak summer season — airlines haven’t given up on new routes. In fact, some carriers seem to view the pandemic as an opportunity to experiment. JetBlue Airways (NASDAQ:

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Alaska Airlines announces five new leisure routes on West Coast

  • Alaska Airlines is growing its West Coast route network with a focus on leisure routes to sun destinations for the winter.
  • Los Angeles and Palm Springs are the focus of the expansion with the airline going up against tough competition on popular routes to Cancun and Reno.
  • Most flights are operated by Alaska Airlines’ regional brand using Embraer E175 regional jets.
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Alaska Airlines adds 5 new Southern California routes ahead of JetBlue, Southwest expansion



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Alaska Airlines is doubling down in Southern California ahead of new and expanded competition from JetBlue Airways and Southwest Airlines.

The Seattle-based carrier is matching JetBlue route-for-route from its Los Angeles (LAX) hub with new service to Cancun

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