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Allegiant Air is expanding more than its competitors. Allegiant's capacity is expected to grow by 15 percent during the first quarter of 2016 and 12-16 percent overall for the entire year.
Uber and Lyft will be part of a 90-day trial at Mitchell International Airport in Milwaukee. Drivers will pay a $3 fee per passenger when they pick up customers at the terminal. This is part of a national trend to regulate ride sharing businesses at airports.
Eight international flights experienced tarmac delays in excess of four hours during the month of January according to the Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS). All the flights, including a Norwegian Air Shuttle that was stuck at JFK for seven hours, were delayed by bad weather.
Delta Air Lines is following United Airlines and expanding its transpacific flight offerings from the West Coast. Delta has announced daily nonstop flights between Los Angeles and Beijing that will start at the end of the year.
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