Gulfstream announces its newest family of jets: the G500 and G600

Air Lease Corp's G650 seen at Grand Cayman. Photo: Cole Goldberg  – OPShots.net//

Gulfstream introduced a new family of business jets today: the Gulfstream G500 and G600. Not only do the two planes optimize comfort (with a wider cabin) and speed (the maximum operating speed for both aircraft is Mach 0.925, the same speed as Gulfstream’s G650 and G650ER), but they come with a touchscreen cockpit display and …

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Spirit Airlines jumps into Cleveland market – Cleveland Plain Dealer

Spirit's new taxi like livery seen at Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport. Photo: Andrew Thon – OPShots Contributor //

Low-cost carrier Spirit Airlines announced Wednesday it was entering the increasingly competitive market at Cleveland Hopkins International Airport, with nonstop service to eight popular destinations including Orlando, Florida; Myrtle Beach, South Carolina; and Los Angeles. Spirit — which boasts of ultra-low fares combined with fees for bags, beverages and almost everything else — brings its …

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Ryanair orders 100 Boeing 737 MAXs – USA Today

One of 300 737s in Ryanair's fleet lifts off from 08R at Gatwick. Photo – OPShots Contributor: Mark Thomas

Irish low-cost-carrier Ryanair announced a firm order for 100 Boeing 737 jets in New York on Monday. The airline also added options for an additional 100 jets. The firm deal would be worth $11 billion at list prices, though carriers typically receive significant discounts. “Ryanair is proud and honored to become the lead operator of …

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Allegiant Air Adds Five New Routes In Florida – Aviation Week

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Allegiant Air will add five new routes this fall to Florida, continuing its strategy of connecting smaller U.S. cities with popular vacation destinations.One of the new routes—Belleville, Illinois to St. Petersburg-Clearwater International Airport—will operate on Wednesdays and Saturdays, two days that until recently Allegiant had scheduled relatively few flights. “We are seeing more opportunity in …

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