The battle for two gates at Dallas Love Field could finally end on Wednesday. Three airlines are hoping to score those gates, and the Dallas City Council is set to discuss the issue.
Virgin America founder Sir Richard Branson knows how to attract attention. On Monday night, Branson returns to North Texas to hold a rally in Dallas to build support for the airline’s move to Love Field Airport.
American Airlines says it will launch daily, direct flights from Bismarck to Chicago and Dallas.
Virgin America on Friday announced new routes out of Dallas Love Field. But a consultant will tell city leaders on Monday that Southwest Airlines should actually get those gates.
Taking his cue from a watercannon spraying a Virgin America Airbus A320, CEO David Cush said, “We like to make a little bit of a splash.”
Virgin Airlines has announced plans to fly to several destinations departing from the Dallas Love Field Airport, in a plan to takeover the two gates currently used by American Airlines.
Virgin America announced flights from Dallas Love Field on Friday morning. The carrier will begin flying to four cities. The new routes start in October and tickets are now on sale.
A landing at Love Field Airport is creating turbulence in Dallas. Virgin America flew in a giant jet and parked it prominently at Love Field. Officials with the carrier have called a news conference for Friday morning.
American Airlines posted earnings of $480 million on Thursday, a record for the first quarter, usually the weakest three-month period for airlines during the year.
A federal judge has rejected an attempt by American Airlines to quickly cut off benefits for many of its retirees. American wants retirees who wish to keep their benefits to pay all the cost. Now the dispute could go to negotiations or a trial.
An American Airlines plane heading from Cabo San Lucas to Dallas-Fort Worth made an emergency stop in Abilene.
An American Airlines flight bound for DFW Airport had to make an emergency landing in Abilene Tuesday afternoon.