WestJet reports June load factor of 77.4 per cent – Yahoo Finance

A WestJet 737-6CT arrives at Toronto Pearson in June 2014.  Photo:  Mark Thomas- OPShots Contributor

Airline sets a new single-day record flying more than 63,000 guests CALGARY , July 7, 2014 /CNW/ – WestJet today announced June 2014 traffic results with a load factor of 77.4 per cent, an increase of 0.6 percentage points year over year. Revenue passenger miles (RPMs), or traffic, increased 5.0 per cent year over year, …

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Boeing Aims To Build 747-8s Faster – Aviation Week

A brand-new 747-830 slated for Lufthansa lands after a test flight at Paine Field in January 2014.  Photo:  Andre Nordheim - OPShots Contributor

The 747-8 has given Boeing more than one reason for concern. But a renewed sales push and technical upgrades are intended to ensure production rates can slowly increase again. Boeing is “very close” to reaching deals in sales campaigns for the 747-8 that would fill some empty production slots in 2016. “We want to be …

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Allegheny Airlines – OPShots.net Featured Airline

Allegheny Airlines (IATA: AL, ICAO: ALO, Call sign: ALLEGHENY) operated out of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States, from 1952 to 1979. It was a forerunner of today’s US Airways with headquarters at Washington National Airport in Arlington County, Virginia. Allegheny Airlines began as All American Aviation Company providing mail delivery and passenger operations starting on 7 …

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Akron-Canton Airport sets open house to review master plan – The Independent

The Akron-Canton terminal and control tower.  The airport is floating ideas for expansion.  Photo:  Cole Goldberg - OPShots.net

Area residents can hear details about Akron-Canton Airport’s work on a master plan during an open house on Thursday. The project has been under development since 2012 with the goal of outlining planned growth for the next 20 years. It overlaps with the airport’s CAK 2018 plan, which began in 2008 and projected 10 improvements …

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