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Frontier dedicates Orville, the Red Cardinal, to the State of Ohio

N228FR "Orville, the Red Cardinal" takes off from ATL - Photo: Andrew Thon (N960DL) - OPShots Contributor//

On Sunday, April 12th, Frontier Airlines dedicated N228FR (cn 5526) an Airbus A320-214 to the state of Ohio. The plane, which has been repainted in the new livery, has a tail featuring Ohio’s state bird, the red Cardinal. The plane was dedicated to Ohio in honor of Frontier’s expansion at both Cleveland Hopkins and Cincinnati …

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Delta orders 25 Airbus A350s and 25 A330-900neos – USA Today

A diverted 767 at CLE in 2013. To be retired within the next few years. - Photo: Ed Jones – OPShots Contributor//

Delta will go with Airbus in a deal for 50 wide-body jets that would be worth more than $14.3 billion at list prices. The airline will buy 25 Airbus A350-900 jets and 25 Airbus A330-900neo jets, to replace its older Boeing 747-400 and 767-300ER models. The Wall Street Journal calls the order “a big victory …

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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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