The Indianapolis-based parent company of Republic Airline also secured purchase rights for an additional 100 aircraft.
Indianapolis International Airport experienced record-breaking passenger traffic in January and March, airport officials announced Friday.
The twice-weekly flights will depart Indianapolis International Airport on Mondays and Fridays starting Aug. 13.
Republic Airways Holdings Inc. plans to open an aviation school at Indianapolis International Airport that it hopes will help it address an ongoing pilot-shortage problem.
Before a recent death on a Southwest Airlines flight, the last time someone died as a result of an accident on a U.S. carrier was nine years ago, when a commuter plane, Colgan Air Flight 3407, crashed into a house while trying to land in Buffalo, New York, killing 50 people.
Almost 100 million U.S.-operated airline flights, carrying several billion people, had taken off and landed safely in this country over a nine-year span since the last time a passenger died in an accident.
Allegiant, which opened a $40 million aircraft base at Indianapolis International Airport in February, experienced more than 100 serious mechanical incidents from January 2017 to October 2017, the TV news show reported.
U.S. airlines are getting better at many things except getting you to your destination on time.
The extension includes immediate pay increases and improvements to retirement contributions from the company, according to the pilots’ union.
The rate of forcing passengers off oversold flights was the lowest since the Transportation Department started keeping records in 1995, beating the previous record set in 2016.
The Sarasota service, which will operate year-round, begins April 11. The Charleston service, which begins April 6, will run seasonally from Easter to October or November.
The new Southwest flight will be the first nonstop service from Indianapolis to Oakland.
American Airlines and Southwest Airlines are expecting their average prices to move higher the rest of this year, marking a shift from fare wars that have created turbulence for airline stock prices.
The Indianapolis International Airport is moving Frontier from one concourse to the other to help balance overall airline growth at the facility. It’s the first time since the terminal’s opening in 2008 that an airline tenant will be moved.
The airline says the route, established in 2014, doesn’t have enough “sustained traffic” to keep it flying.
The Paris flights, announced Wednesday, may lessen the urgency local officials feel to attract a direct flight from Indianapolis to London. Delta Air Lines stands to land $5.5 million in incentives if it can keep the flights filled.
The airport hadn't previously explored the option because of its proximity to larger airports in Indianapolis and Chicago.
Southwest Airlines plans to add weekly nonstop flights from Indianapolis to Austin, Texas, starting in April, the carrier announced Monday.
Two business partners are looking to bring Midwest Express, also known as Midway Airlines, back to business.