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IAG orders 31 Airbus wide body and narrow body airliners

International Airlines Group (IAG) (British Airways, Iberia and Vueling Airlines) (London) has signed a firm order for 31 Airbus aircraft, which includes 11 wide-body aircraft (eight A350-900s, three A330-200s) and 20 A320neos.

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The A350s and A330s are slated for Iberia’s fleet modernization and to open new long-haul routes, and the A320neos will be allocated to the group’s airlines for fleet replacement.

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With this latest order for 31 aircraft IAG and its airlines have ordered a total of nearly 450 aircraft from Airbus. IAG’s airlines British Airways, Iberia and Vueling, between them operate nearly every aircraft in Airbus’ product range from the smallest single aisle A318 to the world’s largest wide-body A380.

Copyright Photo: Brian McDonough/AirlinersGallery.com. The new Airbus A330-200s for Iberia will replace the aging Airbus A340-300s and compliment the pictured Airbus A330-300s. Iberia is due to take delivery of its first Airbus A330-200 in December 2015. Iberia’s Airbus A330-302 EC-MAA (msn 1515) approaches the runway at Miami International Airport.

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Frontier Airlines to add three new routes from Phoenix

Frontier Airlines (2nd) has selected Phoenix for more new routes as it continues to build its network away from its traditional Denver hub. The low-fare airline on November 20 will add new routes from Phoenix to Houston (Bush Intercontinental), Salt Lake City and San Francisco per Airline Route.

Copyright Photo: Ken Petersen/AirlinersGallery.com. Airbus A319-111 N902FR (msn 1515) with “Woody”, the Wood Duck, on the tail, taxies to the runway at Raleigh-Durham International Airport (RDU).

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Frontier Airlines to start bi-weekly Trenton-Nassau flights on November 20

Frontier Airlines (2nd) (Denver) will start the first international route from Trenton, New Jersey. The airline will launch twice-weekly service from TTN to Nassau in the Bahamas starting on November 20. The new route will be operated on Thursdays and Sundays on 138-seat Airbus A319s. The announcement was made by the airport.

Copyright Photo: Ken Petersen/AirlinersGallery.com. Airbus A319-111 N902FR (msn 1515) departs from Raleigh-Durham International Airport (RDU).

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Frontier Airlines commences nonstop Denver-South Bend flights

Frontier Airlines (2nd) (Denver) yesterday (October 11) expanded its service from Denver, Colorado (DEN) with the launch of nonstop service to South Bend, Indiana (SBN).

Following is the schedule for Frontier’s South Bend service:

Denver-South Bend (beginning Oct. 11, 2012)

Route Departs Arrives Frequency Aircraft
DEN-SBN 7:02 p.m. 11:33 p.m. Tue/Thur/Sat/Sun A319
SBN-DEN 10:07 a.m. 10:50 a.m. Mon/Wed/Fri/Sun A319

The new service will operate on 138-seat Airbus A319 aircraft.

Copyright Photo: Bruce Drum. Airbus A319-111 N902FR (msn 1515) taxies to the runway at Seattle/Tacoma International Airport.

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Frontier starts nonstop Colorado Springs-San Diego service

Frontier Airlines (2nd) (Denver) yesterday (September 18) expanded its service from Colorado Springs Airport with the launch of nonstop service to San Diego. This new service joins existing Frontier nonstops from Colorado Springs to Los Angeles, Phoenix, and Seattle.

Following is the schedule for Frontier’s San Diego service:

Colorado Springs-San Diego (Sept. 18 to Nov. 15, 2012)

Route Departs Arrives Frequency Aircraft
COS-SAN 2:32 p.m. 3:40 p.m. Tue, Thurs, Sun A319
SAN-COS 4:20 p.m. 7:22 p.m. Tue, Thurs, Sun A319

Copyright Photo: Michael B. Ing. Airbus A319-111 N902FR (msn 1515) with the Wood Duck on tail departs from LAX.

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Frontier is coming to Mesa (west Phoenix), Arizona

Frontier Airlines (2nd) (Denver) today announced new nonstop service between its Denver, Colorado (DEN), hub and Phoenix-Mesa, Arizona (AZA), with daily nonstop flights beginning on November 15, 2012.

Following is the schedule for Frontier’s Phoenix-Mesa service:

Denver-Phoenix-Mesa (beginning Nov. 15, 2012)

Route Departs Arrives Frequency Aircraft
DEN-AZA 1:10 p.m. 3:03 p.m. Daily A319
AZA-DEN 3:43 p.m. 5:27 p.m. Daily A319

The new service will operate on 138-seat Airbus A319 aircraft.

Copyright Photo: Michael B. Ing. Airbus A319-111 N902FR (msn 1515) climbs away from Los Angeles International Airport with Woody, the Wood Duck on the tail.

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Frontier Airlines is coming to St. Petersburg/Clearwater

Frontier Airlines (2nd) (Denver) has announced it will move its seasonal service between Milwaukee and Tampa International Airport (TPA) to the St. Petersburg/Clearwater International Airport (PIE) beginning on November 18, 2010. The route will be operating with Airbus A319s operated by Frontier.

In addition to the Milwaukee service, Frontier also announced seasonal twice-weekly nonstop service between St. Petersburg/Clearwater and Omaha (OMA) beginning on January 16, 2011. This route will be flown by Embraer ERJ 190s operated by Republic Airlines (2nd) for Frontier.

In addition Frontier announced the addition of nonstop service from Omaha (OMA) to both San Diego (SAN) and Los Angeles (LAX). The carrier also announced the return of seasonal nonstop service from Omaha to both Orlando (MCO) and St. Petersburg/Clearwater (PIE).

Frontier will utilize Republic Airlines’ Embraer ERJ 190 aircraft on each of these new routes.

Copyright Photo: Bruce Drum. Airbus A319-111 N902FR (msn 1515) taxies to runway 34R at SeaTac.