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1. JetBlue announces updated pricing model

Airlines for America SmartBrief | Jan 30, 2015

JetBlue plans to launch its updated pricing model in the second quarter of this year, President Robin Hayes said. The new structure will enable travelers to choose the amenities that best meet their needs. Skift (01/29)


2. American reaches joint agreement with pilots

Airlines for America SmartBrief | Jan 30, 2015

American Airlines and US Airways pilots voted to approve a five-year agreement with American Airlines Group. The joint contract marks a major step in the integration of American and US Airways since their 2013 merger. Wall Street Journal (tiered subscription model), The (01/30)


3. American Airlines to boost regional fleet

Airlines for America SmartBrief | Jan 29, 2015

American Airlines Group plans to boost its regional fleet by 4.9%, or 28 aircraft, in 2015. The carrier plans to purchase Bombardier CRJ900s and Embraer E175s. At the same time, American will retire smaller regional aircraft such as the Embraer ERJ140. Dallas Morning News (free content), The (01/28)


4. American, Delta and United executives comment on 2015 capacity plans

Airlines for America SmartBrief | Jan 29, 2015

Air Transport World (01/28)


5. American Airlines takes delivery of its first Boeing 787

Airlines for America SmartBrief | Jan 26, 2015

Last week, American Airlines accepted delivery of its first Boeing 787 Dreamliner. "The 787 makes our fleet younger and more modern and it will open up new possibilities to connect our customers to the places they want to fly," said CEO Doug Parker. Forbes (01/25)


6. Air Force awards contract for Air Force One to Boeing

Airlines for America SmartBrief | Jan 29, 2015

Washington Post (tiered subscription model), The (01/28)


7. Analysis looks at Basic Economy fare on Delta

Airlines for America SmartBrief | Jan 27, 2015

Runway Girl Network (01/26)


8. United Airlines looks ahead to 2015, CEO says

Airlines for America SmartBrief | Jan 26, 2015

United Airlines is looking ahead to improvements for 2015 after ending 2014 with $1.97 billion in net income for the full year. "We're starting 2015 as a better airline, and we expect to generate far better results," said CEO Jeff Smisek. American City Business Journals (01/22)


9. Southwest CEO: Carrier faces more competitive environment

Airlines for America SmartBrief | Jan 26, 2015

Skift (01/23)


10. American exec comments on Cuba travel policy

Airlines for America SmartBrief | Jan 28, 2015

Dallas Morning News (free content), The (01/27)




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