Phoenix, AZ-based Mesa Air Group, which operates as US Airways Express in Charlotte, NC and Phoenix, AZ, as United Express in Chicago, IL and Dulles, VA, and as go!, Hawaii’s low cost inter-island carrier, has been named the top US regional airlines for the third consecutive year by the U.S. DOT.
ATP is expanding its training network by opening two new training centers. Ogden, UT (KOGD) opens May 1, 2013, and Morristown, NJ (KMMU) opens June 1, 2013. The opening of these two training centers brings the total number of facilities that ATP operates up to 30, the most locations of any flight training provider in the United States.
Businessman Suing Virgin America Airlines Saying He Was Improperly Detained
A passenger on a Virgin America flight a year ago says he was detained by police after landing in San Francisco because he argued with a flight attendant over a soft drink and then did not flush the lavatory after use. As a result, 52-year-old Salvatore Bevivino is suing the airline.
Options For 40 Additional RJs Bring Value Of The Agreement To $2.9 Billion
United Airlines and Embraer have signed an agreement for the sale of 30 Embraer 175 jets, with options for an additional 40 of the same model, taking the firm order and options to a total of up to 70 aircraft. If all options are exercised, the combined order has an estimated value of $2.9 billion at current list prices.