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American Airlines American Airlines
Major U.S. airline. American was created through a merger of several smaller U.S. airlines and incorporated in 1934. It continued to buy the routes of other airlines, becoming an international carrier in the 1970s; its routes include South America, the
Weather causes greatest number of airline cancelations: Weather is an airline's biggest cause of delays and cancellations. This weekend's blizzard on the East Coast forced airlines to cancel flights, affecting thousands of travelers. At American Airlines, four employees decide which flights to cancel or reroute. Feb 14, 2006
Delta Air Lines
Delta Air Lines is to fly to Africa. That was how it was announced. In a filing with the US Department of Transportation, the Atlanta-based airline, has requested government approval for the first service between what is the world's largest airline hub An airline hub is an airport that an airline uses as a transfer point to get passengers to their intended destination. It is part of a hub and spoke model, where travelers moving between airports not served by direct flights change planes en route to their destinations. in Atlanta and Johannesburg, with an intermediate stop in Dakar (Senegal), effective in December 2006. Separately, Delta has also stated that US Department of Transportation approval has been gained to add nonstop flights between Atlanta and a seventh country in South America South America, fourth largest continent (1991 est. pop. 299,150,000), c.6,880,000 sq mi (17,819,000 sq km), the southern of the two continents of the Western Hemisphere. with new daily service between Atlanta and Quito (Ecuador), with continuing service to Guayaquil. Subject to Ecuadorian government approval, flights will begin on 8 June and will expand to 14 the number of capital cities served by Delta throughout South and Central America Central America, narrow, southernmost region (c.202,200 sq mi/523,698 sq km) of North America, linked to South America at Colombia. It separates the Caribbean from the Pacific. . http://www.delta.com Feb 19, 2006
Hawaiian Airlines Hawaiian Airlines is the 11th largest commercial airline in the United States. It is the largest airline based in the State of Hawai'i and is commonly referred to by the acronym "HAL".
Hawaiian to buy four 767-300s. Hawaiian Airlines plans to purchase four Boeing 767-300 jetliners rejected by bankrupt Delta Air Lines. Separately, the airline sued Mesa Air Group Mesa Air Group (NASDAQ: MESA) is a Nevada Corporation commercial aviation holding company with headquarters in Phoenix, Arizona. The company operates three regional airline subsidiaries: Mesa Airlines, Freedom Airlines, and Air Midwest, and five supporting , claiming Mesa improperly used confidential data. Feb 15, 2006
United to add more Denver flights. United Airlines said it will strengthen its presence at Denver International Airport This article is about Denver International Airport. For other uses, see KDEN (disambiguation).
Denver International Airport (IATA: DEN, ICAO: KDEN, FAA LID: DEN), often called DIA . The airline will add 32 departures. United has reduced the amount of time it takes to board and clean aircraft in Denver by changing the way it uses gates and planes. Feb 15, 2006
Fares rise on some Philadelphia routes. Tickets from Philadelphia to cities without low-fare carriers can climb higher than $1,000, according to an analysis by the Philadelphia Inquirer. Meanwhile, US Airways, which operates a hub in Philadelphia, says it is trying to lower fares on a route-by-route basis. Airline revenue for each seat systemwide rose 2% in 2005, compared with year-ago levels, according to the Air Transport Association. Feb 17, 2006