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Westward Look Grand Brings the Baja Coast Closer

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Experience the Baja coast in Tucson this summer with Westward Look Wyndham Grand Resort & Spa’s “Baja Bound” summer special. Offering rates starting at $99 per night with no resort fee from May 18 through Sept. 18, 2014, the special includes a passbook of savings that guests may use at the resort’s restaurants and Sonoran… Read More →

JW Marriott Starr Pass Creates Luxury Summer Package

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Visitors to JW Marriott Starr Pass Resort & Spa will be offered full days of fun and adventure, leisure and luxury at a great new summer rate. The Play Your Way package features rooms that start at $199 on weekends and $179 on weekdays and include a resort credit of $100 per day for use… Read More →

Sky Harbor Offers holiday Travel Tips

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The Memorial Day weekend kicks off the summer travel season. Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport’s busiest days will be Friday and Monday, with passenger traffic about 20 percent higher than an average day. Sky Harbor is offering several new services along with tips to make your trip through the airport more efficient. Prepaid Discount Parking… Read More →

Mesa Air Expands Partnership with American Airlines

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Mesa Air Group, Inc. announced today that it has reached an agreement with American Airlines for the addition of six CRJ-900 aircraft to its fleet of 51 aircraft currently under contract with American. The term of the agreement covering the additional six aircraft is eight years. “We are delighted to add these six CRJ-900 aircraft… Read More →

Sky Harbor Sets Record for Passengers

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March 2014 was the busiest month in the history of Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport. More than 4 million passengers traveled through Phoenix Sky Harbor in March, 4,029,861 to be exact. That marked a 3.2 percent increase over March of 2013 and the first time the Phoenix airport has seen more than 4 million passengers… Read More →

Sky Harbor Honored at World Airport Awards

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The SkyTrax’s World Airport Awards, a global benchmark of airport excellence, recently named Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport as one of the World’s Best Airports serving 40-50 million passengers in 2014. Phoenix Sky Harbor ranked seventh in the world and joins the ranks of other international airports such as Incheon International Airport in South Korea… Read More →

Arizonan buys historic Hassayampa Inn

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Corporación de La Fonda announced today that it has closed the sale of the Hassayampa Inn, a 67-room full-service art-deco hotel built in 1927 and located in Prescott. The property was acquired by Michael V. Kouvelas, current general manager of the hotel. Kouvelas is an Arizona resident and second-generation hotelier as principal of Aris Ventures,… Read More →

Sky Harbor Now Offers Early Bag Check

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Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport is bringing its popular Early Bag Check service to the Rental Car Center. The free service, already available at Sky Harbor’s East Economy Parking and 44th Street PHX Sky Train® station, officially launched this week. Travelers flying American Airlines, Southwest Airlines or US Airways can now check their luggage immediately… Read More →

Mesa Airlines Receives FAA Maintenance Diamond Award

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February 4, 2014 by in Business News | Travel

Mesa Airlines, Inc. announced that the Company’s Maintenance team was awarded the Federal Aviation Administration’s prestigious Employer’s Diamond Award for 2013. The award is based on participation of 100% of the company’s eligible aviation maintenance technicians (“AMTs”) completing a specified amount of initial and recurrent training during the year. Of Mesa’s 237 eligible maintenance professionals, 237… Read More →

Luxury Lake Yacht Rentals to Be Introduced at Lake Powell

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January 9, 2014 by in Featured | Tourism | Travel

A new level of luxury is coming to the magnificent Lake Powell with the addition of the new Axiom Star fleet, a one-of-a-kind collection of lake yachts. Beginning today, guests can book their summer vacation on one of Lake Powell Resorts & Marinas’ new lavish vessels. “We are excited to offer our guests the opportunity… Read More →

Indigo Partners Acquires Frontier Airlines

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December 4, 2013 by in Business News | Travel

Indigo Partners announced that it has completed the acquisition of Frontier Airlines from Republic Airways Holdings. Final terms of the transaction, which was first announced on October 1, 2013, are not being disclosed.

Mediator will help settle proposed airlines merger lawsuit

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October 30, 2013 by in Business News | Travel

American Airlines, US Airways and the U.S. Justice Department say that they have agreed on a mediator to try to settle the government’s lawsuit against the airlines’ proposed merger. But if they can’t settle, the sides are preparing for a trial scheduled to start Nov. 25. The CEOs of American parent AMR Corp. and US… Read More →

Tips to save money on holiday travel

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October 29, 2013 by in Featured | Travel

The holidays are just around the corner, and Allegiant wants everyone to save both money and stress this holiday season with these 10 helpful tips. 1. Book Early. The earlier you book your holiday travel the more you will save. The holidays are extremely busy travel periods with many flights completely selling out. Airlines price… Read More →

Airports seek opportunity to support airline merger

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October 28, 2013 by in Business News | Travel

The airports dominated by American Airlines and US Airways say they’ll be hurt if the carriers can’t merge. The airports want to file a friend-of-the-court statement supporting the merger, which is the subject of a trial scheduled to start Nov. 25 in U.S. district court in Washington. The request was filed Monday by Dallas-Fort Worth… Read More →