Kristin Majcher

Kristin Majcher
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WestJet Bombardier Q400
WestJet Adds Quebec Flights 
WestJet will go head-to-head with Air Canada in Quebec when it rolls out capacity increases in the eastern Canadian province this year.
Delta Moves Forward To Increase Aeromexico Stake 
Delta Air Lines is moving forward with plans to increase its ownership stake in Aeromexico, following regulatory approval of a transborder joint venture between the airlines late in 2016.
Air Canada Redesign Builds On Past Transformation 
The new look for Air Canada’s aircraft follows work the carrier has done to improve its business over the past several years, Passenger Airlines President Benjamin Smith said.
Indigo Plans New ULCC In Chile 
Airline developer Indigo Partners plans to launch a new ultra-LCC in Chile this year.
WestJet's 100th Boeing 737NG.
WestJet Widebody Aircraft Strategy Develops 
Canada’s WestJet continues to mull adding more widebody aircraft, but it appears the industry will have to wait at least a few more months to see how it will execute that strategy.
Spirit Pushing Reliability, ‘Soft Skills’ Training 
Spirit Airlines is continuing to focus on improving its operational reliability and cost structure in 2017, CEO Bob Fornaro told analysts on a Feb. 7 earnings call.
Viva Air Peru Gets Operator Permit 
Startup LCC Viva Air Peru has received an operating permit from the local aviation authority, regulatory documents show.
Vancouver International Airport Sees Record Growth 
Vancouver International Airport passenger numbers grew by 9.7% year-over-year in 2016.
Mesa Flight Attendants To Vote On Strike 
Flight attendants at Mesa Airlines will vote on whether to strike, the Association of Flight Attendants-Communications Workers of America union said on Feb. 3.
Allegiant Focusing On Fleet Transition 
Allegiant Travel Co. is continuing to work toward operating a single fleet type, as it prepares for Airbus deliveries this year.
United, Avianca Hold Partnership Talks 
United Airlines and Avianca Holdings are engaged in negotiations to “deepen the companies’ commercial and strategic relations,” United said in a statement.
Amid Opposition, Emirates Remains Focused On U.S. 

Emirates Airline continues to focus on the U.S., despite continued pushback from some U.S. carriers.

Emirates is one of three Gulf airlines that U.S. carriers, including Delta Air Lines, American Airlines and United Airlines, say are benefiting from illegal subsidies (The other two Gulf carriers are Etihad Airways and Qatar Airways.).

Frontier Adding Routes This Spring 
Frontier Airlines will add service in 10 cities in April and May.
Norwegian Forms New Business in Argentina 
Low-cost carrier Norwegian has launched a new company aimed at exploring possible operations in Argentina.
Southwest Focuses On 737 MAX Introduction 
Southwest is focused on implementing long-term projects in 2017, including preparations to launch its first Boeing 737 MAX operations later this year.
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