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