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John Pullen John is an aviation enthusiast passionate about the airline industry and the marketing and financial strategies that allow airlines to rise and fall. With a strong background in the history of the industry as well as extensive knowledge regarding current industry events, his insights allow him to publish meaningful and insightful articles about the airline industry.
Denver, CO
NEWS Aug 01, 2022 Southwest Removes Expiration Date From Flight Credits Southwest Airlines has a reputation for caring for its customers and being the airline with a 'heart.' Now, the airline has made another announcement designed to make traveling more flexible for its customers. Read More →
ROUTES Jul 21, 2022 Frontier Challenges Southwest on Key Route Frontier Airlines has announced a new route from Houston's Hobby Airport. The expansion will place it in head-to-head competition with low-fare giant Southwest Airlines. Read More →
INFORMATIONAL May 17, 2022 JetBlue: The Carrier Without A Merger Partner JetBlue Airways, during the last few decades, has continued to grow across the United States and beyond. However, this growth comes despite two failed attempts to merge with other low-cost carriers. Read More →
NEWS May 16, 2022 JetBlue Launches Hostile Takeover Bid to Acquire Spirit Airlines Yet another twist occurred this morning when JetBlue launched a hostile takeover bid to win back Spirit from Frontier Airlines. JetBlue is now offering $30 per share, significantly more than its ultra-low-cost rival, and claims a deal offering $33 per share is still a possibility. Read More →
Apr 18, 2022 How Delta Came to Dominate Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport boasts massive passenger volumes thanks to Delta Air Lines, which runs its largest hub out of the southern U.S. city. Despite Delta’s dominance, in recent history, the carrier faced a massive challenge from a rival, low-cost carrier. Read More →
NEWS Apr 05, 2022 JetBlue Makes Bid To Acquire Spirit Airlines Just after Frontier announced its plan to purchase Spirit Airlines, JetBlue made an even more generous bid to purchase the ultra-low-cost carrier. This offer has acted as a competitive blow to Frontier Airlines, which was hoping to use consolidation to grow its presence across America. Read More →
NEWS Mar 29, 2022 Wanna Get Away Plus: Southwest\'s Newest Fare Type Southwest Airlines, the world’s largest low-cost carrier, has recently unveiled its new fare type: Wanna Get Away Plus. This new fare, which will be the airline’s second cheapest offering to its passengers, gives customers more flexibility in their travel plans. Read More →
STORIES Mar 26, 2022 The Frontier/Spirit Merger: Bad For Business and Bad For Consumers With so many mergers in the airline industry throughout the past few years, many believed that the industry’s period of consolidation was over. However, recently, Frontier and Spirit Airlines announced their plans to merge, creating the fifth largest airline in the United States. While the companies claim the combined carrier would offer better options to travelers across its network, closer examination reveals plenty of red flags around the proposed merger. Read More →
NEWS Mar 23, 2022 Southwest Airlines Becomes Official Airline of Colorado Rockies In the past few years, Denver has become a city of importance for low-fare king Southwest Airlines. After new route additions during the pandemic were complete, the Mile High City became the carrier’s largest city in terms of passengers carried. Now, Southwest seems to be looking to reaffirm its dedication to Denver by becoming the official airline for the Colorado Rockies Read More →
ROUTES Mar 10, 2022 Frontier Adds Six New Routes From Philadelphia Frontier Airlines' growth has not stopped yet. Recently, the ultra-low-cost carrier has announced its plans to launch six new, nonstops routes from Philadelphia to various cities across the United States. Read More →