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AirBaltic flew 173 million RPKs in August, up 35.1% from the year-ago month. Capacity rose 25.8% to 246 million ASKs and load factor was up 4.9 points to 70.5%. Sep 25, 2006


Alitalia unions have called off 24-hr. strikes planned for tomorrow and Oct. 9 after the government agreed to hold a meeting with workers' representatives on Oct. 10, the Associated Press Associated Press: see news agency.
Associated Press (AP)

Cooperative news agency, the oldest and largest in the U.S. and long the largest in the world.
 reported. Transport Minister Alessandro Bianchi said the government will present a new business plan for the airline by year end. Sep 28, 2006

British Airways British Airways
 in full British Airways PLC

International passenger airline based in London. In 1936 British Airways Ltd. was founded through the merger of three smaller airlines.

ASIG ASIG Association Suisses et Internationaux de Genève (Geneva Swiss International Association; Geneva, Switzerland)
ASIG Aerospace Special Interest Group
ASIG Africa Special Interest Group
 will provide into-plane fueling services for British Airways at Bangkok's new Suvarnabhumi Airport, which opened earlier today. Sep 28, 2006


Spanair flew 718 million RPKs in August, a 5.5% increase over the year-ago month. Capacity grew 3.3% to 996 million ASKs and load factor rose 1.5 points to 72%. Sep 25, 2006

Swiss International

Swiss International flight operations back to normal. Swiss European pilots returned to flight duties this morning. Although a further 14 morning flights had to be cancelled as a direct consequence of yesterday's strike, Swiss flight operations are now completely back to normal. The strike organised yesterday by the Swiss Pilots union severely impaired SWISS flight operations in Europe. The effects of the strike carried over to this morning with the cancellation of another 14 flights. In total, Swiss was forced to cancel 142 flights (or 71 round trips) within Europe. Sep 27, 2006

Viirgin Group

Branson's anti-warming money a gift or investment? Was British mogul Mogul: see Mughal.  Richard Branson's pledge to donate $3 billion over the next decade to promote alternative energies and fight global warming global warming, the gradual increase of the temperature of the earth's lower atmosphere as a result of the increase in greenhouse gases since the Industrial Revolution.  a pure gift to the world, or was it perhaps more of a shrewd investment? It may be too early to say following Branson's announcement last week, but he appears to be "looking for Looking for

In the context of general equities, this describing a buy interest in which a dealer is asked to offer stock, often involving a capital commitment. Antithesis of in touch with.
 a return on his money," The New York New York, state, United States
New York, Middle Atlantic state of the United States. It is bordered by Vermont, Massachusetts, Connecticut, and the Atlantic Ocean (E), New Jersey and Pennsylvania (S), Lakes Erie and Ontario and the Canadian province of
 Times writes. Sep 26, 2006


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