United Airlines’ Plan to Beat Delta and American

United Airlines’ Plan to Beat Delta and American

Scott Kirby has a very specific view about how the three U.S. hub-and-spoke airlines work best, having managed two of them. In his current job as president of United Continental Holdings Inc., Kirby’s role is to oversee a major overhaul of how the carrier operates,...
United turnaround plan: bolster hubs, revive smaller markets

United turnaround plan: bolster hubs, revive smaller markets

United Airlines executives plan to stop making “stupid” decisions as part of a renewed effort to turn around the carrier’s fortunes. The airline shrank a cumulative 8% during the last five years at its hubs, surrendering market share to rivals such...
United Continental Continues Its Small-City Expansion

United Continental Continues Its Small-City Expansion

In November, 2017, United announced that it will launch 10 new routes to small cities next spring. In April, it will begin flying from Chicago to El Paso, Texas; from Chicago and Washington, D.C., to Wilmington, North Carolina; from Denver to Jacksonville, Florida;...
Smaller Cities Look Big Again to United

Smaller Cities Look Big Again to United

United Continental sees potential as profit margins are squeezed on international routes. Until recently, the big three U.S. airlines turned toward more international flying, cutting service to smaller U.S. cities in favor of profitable overseas routes. Now it is...
JetBlue takes investment share in California charter JetSuite

JetBlue takes investment share in California charter JetSuite

New York-based Jet Blue Airways has taken a minority stake in fast-growing, California-based jet charter company JetSuite. JetBlue CEO Robin Hayes announced the investment in JetSuite during a third-quarter investor call Oct. 25. Hayes said JetSuite was “changing the...
Chico Air Terminal “Takeoff” Reminder

Chico Air Terminal “Takeoff” Reminder

Just a reminder! This Friday, October 28th 2016, 9-11 AM Chico State University and the Department of Construction Management, alongside JetChico, and in partnership with the architectural firm of Nichols, Melburg, and Rossetto, and Slater & Son General...
Chico Air Terminal “Takeoff”

Chico Air Terminal “Takeoff”

Chico State University and the Department of Construction Management, alongside JetChico, and in partnership with the architectural firm of Nichols, Melburg, and Rossetto, and Slater & Son General Contractor, will unveil a terminal renovation and expansion plan...
Santa Maria airport recruits possible new airline from Hawaii

Santa Maria airport recruits possible new airline from Hawaii

Santa Maria Public Airport officials are in the process of recruiting new airlines. Just four weeks ago, United Airlines announced it will stop service in October in Santa Maria after a decrease in passengers. Allegiant Airlines is the only other option, and only...