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New York (AirGuide - Airline News North America) Mar 6, 2011

Air France Air France will launch service from Paris Charles de Gaulle to Orlando (thrice weekly, June 7) and Lima (five-times-weekly, June 21). Mar 2, 2011

American Eagle American Eagle Airlines will resume seasonal twice-daily Montrose, Colo.-Dallas/Ft. Worth service June 9-Sept. 6. Mar 1, 2011

Horizon Air Horizon Air announced that it is retiring its public brand and will adopt the trademark Eskimo of its sister company, Alaska Airlines, on its fleet. The change follows a shift made earlier this year to a new business model that aligns more closely with the rest of the regional airline industry. As part of the brand change, Horizon's Bombardier Q400 fleet will be repainted with a new paint scheme prominently featuring "Alaska" across the fuselage and the Eskimo on the tail. The plane will continue to include the Horizon logo on the sides of the aircraft, which will now appear in Alaska's dark blue color. Although Horizon's brand will retire, many aspects of the airline will not change, including onboard service with complimentary Northwest wine and microbrews for passengers 21 years and older, and snacks and liquor for purchase; Ala Cart planeside baggage service; and flight crew and airport employee uniforms. Horizon will continue to operate as a separate airline within the Alaska Air Group. For more information, visit www.alaskaair.com. Mar 4, 2011

Newark Liberty International Airport Airports in the Northeast on Thursday morning were digging out from a storm that dumped 15 inches in New YorkOs Central Park and a foot in Boston. Newark Liberty International Airport was closed until noon on Thursday, according to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). New YorkOs JFK was scheduled to reopen at 10 a.m. But some airports were open. New YorkOs La Guardia and BostonOs Logan were reporting arrival and departure delays of 15 minutes or less. Washington, D.C., airports were reporting arrival and departure delays as well. The FAA said because the storm had already disrupted airline scheduling, passengers are advised to check their flight status before leaving for the airport. This is the sixth winter storm to hit the...

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