Kristin Majcher

Kristin Majcher
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Southwest Migrates To Amadeus System 
The airline will move to a single reservation system for the first time since its merger with AirTran Airways in 2011.
JetBlue Increases Florida-Mexico City Flights 
BOSTON—JetBlue announced its schedule for new frequencies to Mexico City, one day after Delta Air Lines and Aeromexico announced the start of their transborder joint venture.
Delta And Aeromexico Start Transborder Agreement 
Delta and Aeromexico refer to the partnership as a joint cooperation agreement (JCA).
North American LCC Fleet Changes Augur Aggressive Expansion  1
WestJet, JetBlue and Southwest make fleet decisions this year that could set them up for rapid expansion.
WestJet Ordering 787-9s To Expand Widebody Fleet 
WestJet is ordering up to 20 Boeing 787-9s, positioning the Canadian carrier to expand its growing widebody fleet and reach far-flung destinations it does not have the range to serve today.
Cummings To Lead WestJet LCC
WestJet has named Bob Cummings as executive vice president of its planned ultra-LCC.
Mexico’s Volaris Cuts U.S. Capacity Growth 
CEO Enrique Beltranena said the airline saw weak fares and softened demand in February on U.S. leisure routes.
WestJet Pilots Mull Union Representation
The Air Line Pilots Association made the announcement on the same day that WestJet indicated its plan to launch an ultra-LCC.
Azul Focuses On Diversified Fleet 
After years of angling to go public, Azul raised more than $570 million to launch an initial public offering, and plans to grow its fleet.
Interjet Receives First A320neo 
Interjet has received its first A320neo, the Mexico City-based airline announced on April 17.
Southwest Opposes Volaris Costa Rica’s U.S. Application 
In a recent regulatory filing with the U.S. Transportation Department, Southwest argued that the other airline does not satisfy ownership requirements under the U.S.-Costa Rica air transport agreement.
Delta And Aeromexico Seek To Expand Codeshare Routes 
Both airlines’ requests would cover codesharing on mainline or regional airline flights.
Norwegian To Cancel Puerto Rico Service 
Norwegian will not continue its seasonal San Juan, Puerto Rico, service from Europe next winter.
Aeromexico and Delta aircraft at Mexico City International Airport.
DOT Assigns Aeromexico And Delta Slots 
In the final order, the agency upheld the Mexico City slot assignments it had previously indicated in a show-cause order. However, the agency did adjust assigned slot times at New York JFK, which frees up space for Volaris.
Unions Oppose Cathay Pacific’s Pilot-Training Moves 
Cathay Pacific and a major pilots’ union are clashing over the carrier’s plans to outsource some pilot training due to a long-running industrial action campaign.
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