Tag Archives: Washington’s Reagan National Airport

Alaska Airlines to launch San Diego-Kona flights on March 5, 2015

Alaska Airlines (Seattle/Tacoma) is bringing more Hawaii to its customers in San Diego with new nonstop flights between San Diego and Kona, on the Big Island of Hawaii. Starting March 5, 2015, the new flights will operate three times weekly.

Copyright Photo: Brian McDonough/AirlinersGallery.com. Boeing 737-890 N593AS (msn 35107) completes the river approach into Washington’s Reagan National Airport.

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Spirit Airlines files to serve Mexico from Houston Bush Intercontinental

Spirit Airlines (Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood) has filed with the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) for route authority to start scheduled passenger service between Houston (Bush Intercontinental) and Cancun, Toluca and San Jose del Cabo. If approved, which is expected, Spirit will compete against United Airlines and AeroMexico.

Copyright Photo: Brian McDonough/AirlinersGallery.com. Airbus A320-232 N611NK (msn 4996) arrives at Washington’s Reagan National Airport (DCA).

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Republic Airlines to fly Embraer 175s as American Eagle from the Miami hub starting on October 2

Republic Airlines (2nd) (American Eagle) (Indianapolis) on October 2 will start operating Embraer 175s on American Eagle services from the Miami hub to Atlanta, Indianapolis, Jacksonville and Tallahassee. The E175s will replace existing Embraer ERJ 145 service per Airline Route.

Copyright Photo: Brian McDonough/AirlinersGallery.com. Republic’s Embraer ERJ 170-200LR (ERJ 175) N404YX (msn 17000367) completes its final turn on the river approach into Washington’s Reagan National Airport (DCA).

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Spirit Airlines expands today on new routes and seasonal services

Spirit Airlines (Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood) today launched service on many new routes and resumed seasonal service in multiple markets, with more starting over the course of this summer.

New and resumed seasonal routes:

Spirit New Routes Summer 2014

Spirit Resumed Routes Summer 2014

Copyright Photo: Brian McDonough/AirlinersGallery.com. Airbus A320-232 N606NK (msn 4592) completes its final approach from the south into Washington’s Reagan National Airport (DCA).

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Alaska Airlines will start Seattle/Tacoma-Baltimore/Washington nonstop flights on September 2

Alaska Airlines (Seattle/Tacoma) has announced new nonstop service today from its Seattle/Tacoma hub to Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI) starting on September 2.

This will be followed by Seattle/Tacoma-Albuquerque, New Mexico nonstop flights starting on September 18.

Alaska Airlines issued this statement and also deleted routes:

Alaska Airlines is growing its Seattle/Tacoma hub again with the addition of new daily nonstop service to Albuquerque, New Mexico, and Baltimore. The cities are in addition to previously announced service to Detroit, New Orleans and Tampa, Florida, scheduled to begin this June and September.

With the new flights, Alaska Airlines will now offer 279 peak-day departures nonstop to 78 destinations from Seattle.

Summary of new daily service:

Seattle – New Orleans: starting June 12
Seattle – Tampa: starting June 20
Seattle – Baltimore: starting September 2
Seattle – Detroit: starting September 4
Seattle – Albuquerque: starting September 18

Other Schedule Changes

As part of its overall network strategy, Alaska Airlines is discontinuing service between four city pairs: Los Angeles and San Jose, California, on April 5; Portland, Oregon, and Long Beach, California, on August 23; Atlanta and Portland on September 1; and previously announced summer Anchorage-Denver flights.

Introducing Albuquerque and Baltimore

The new routes will be flown with Boeing 737-800 aircraft.

Copyright Photo: Brian McDonough/AirlinersGallery.com. Alaska already serves the area through Washington’s Reagan National Airport (DCA). BWI is the stronghold of rival Southwest Airlines. Boeing 737-890 N528AS (msn 35696) completes the river approach into DCA.

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US Airways announces its routes to be dropped from Washington’s Reagan National Airport

US Airways (Phoenix) according to Airline Route, has announced the anticipated US Airways and US Airways Express route deletions and dates from Washington’s Reagan National Airport as required by the Department of Justice (DOJ) agreement as a prerequisite for the American Airlines-US Airways merger.

May 22, 2014: San Diego

June 5: Augusta, Fayetteville, Fort Walton Beach, Jacksonville (NC), Little Rock and Omaha

June 19: Tallahassee

July 2: Islip, Minneapolis/St. Paul, Pensacola and Savannah

August 19: Detroit

Copyright Photo: Brian McDonough/AirlinersGallery.com. Airbus A321-231 N508AY (msn 3740) arrives at Washington’s Reagan National Airport (DCA).

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