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Southwest Airlines gets back on time
Over the last year, Southwest Airlines has gone from having one of the worst on-time performance rates among major carriers to one of the best. Executives at the Dallas-based airline said their low on-time rate was the result of trying to maximize …
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Malaysia Airlines testing new SITA flight tracking solution
Malaysia Airlines is testing a new SITA flight tracking solution that will do more than simply address the rate and means of sending position reports from aircraft; it will ensure systems are in place at the carrier to process the reports and make the …
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MIA passengers upset after American Airlines baggage mishap
(WSVN) — Hundreds of travelers were temporarily stuck in limbo after their luggage went missing at the Miami International Airport, Friday night. The luggage never made it to their final destinations for passengers flying out of the airport on …
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Steamboat airline program officials making progress on switch from unreliable
#A search of flights at the United Airlines reservation site confirms that flights between YVRA and Denver on June 18 will be on a 50-passenger Embraer RJ145 jet flown by Trans States. However, a similar search in mid-July still reflects service by …
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Celebrating new destinations! Frontier Airlines offering flights as low as
fly frontier. CHICAGO (WITI) — To celebrate new non-stop service between Chicago's O'Hare Airport and four new destinations, Frontier Airlines is offering one-day sale Tuesday, February 17th. Fares for one-way flights start as low as $ 29 to Austin …

A guerrilla guide to survive the new world of travel frequency programs
Delta Air Lines stood before the Supreme Court of the United States 15 months ago and demanded the right to play fast and loose with its SkyMiles frequent flier program. The Supremes eventually and unanimously agreed with Delta's contention that no one …
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Delta's CEO works in a 9/11 reference while blaming Gulf airlines for his troubles
But it it wasn't a new ISIS video or some new Al Qaeda splinter group. Rather, it was Delta's CEO, Richard Anderson associating Gulf carriers—including Etihad, Emirates, and Qatar—with “9/11 terrorists” in the latest Openskies salvo from US airlines …
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Southwest adding direct flights from Columbus to Oakland, Boston
Southwest Airlines will add daily direct flights from Port Columbus to Oakland and Boston starting in August, the airline announced this morning. These added flights will “help make Columbus and our entire region more competitive,” said Columbus Mayor …
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Airlines: think Amazon, think digital data, think revenue
Airlines are now capable of collecting and analyzing more and more traveler data including mobile app and social media behavior, session history from in-flight connectivity, travel history, and previous purchases. NB: This is an analysis by Jennifer …
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American Airlines adding seasonal Albuquerque-Charlotte flight
American Airlines is adding a brief seasonal flight between Charlotte and Albuquerque, New Mexico, the company said Tuesday. The nonstop flight – a first for Charlotte – will operate for about 10 weeks, from June 5 through Aug. 18. American will …
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Iranian Airlines' Fuel Debts On Rise
Feb. 17–The National Iranian Oil Refining and Distribution Company (NIORDC) has announced that the country's airlines owe it some $ 273 million, IRNA news agency reported Feb. 16. NIORDC Head of Public Relations Davod Arabali said that although the …

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This Airline Could Be Shrinking Seats (but It's Not the Only One)
Airline seats are a common complaint among flyers, but new high-density layouts could make economy seats even less comfortable. United Continental Holdings (NYSE: UAL ) , parent company of United Airlines, may be about to shrink some of its seats, …
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Budget Airlines Shop the World for Cheaper Pilots
Travelers have demonstrated a willingness to sacrifice comfort and convenience for cheap airfares. Now this low-cost ethos is extending into the cockpit, with budget airlines chasing the lowest pay and most relaxed work rules for pilots. Discount …
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Spirit Airlines Regains Its Spot as Airline Industry High-Flier
8, Spirit shares fell 19%, scaring investors who had learned to count on rapid share price growth from the innovative downscale airline. Over the past five years, shares have risen 572%. The December decline was prompted by guidance included in Spirit …

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Which airlines do flyers complain about the most?
Delta Air Lines (0.72); Skywest Airlines (0.84); and Hawaiian Airlines (0.89) rounded out the top five. American Airlines ranked 10th on the list of the 12 major U.S. airlines, with 2.12 complaints per 100,000 enplanements. Frontier Airlines was ranked …
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Airline Stock Roundup: Traffic Data Dominates Headlines, Spirit Airlines Beats
While Hawaiian Airlines, United Continental and Southwest's traffic saw an uptrend for January, American Airlines' numbers dropped during the month. Moreover, United Continental and American Airlines stated that, in anticipation of further oil price …

Asiana Airlines orders 25 planes after returning to profit
SEOUL (Reuters) – Asiana Airlines Inc (020560.KS) has announced a $ 2.83 billion order for 25 planes from Airbus Group NV (AIR.PA), weeks after returning to profit partly due to rising traffic between its South Korean home and neighboring China.
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