Airline News - North America.May 14, 2007
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
American Airlines and its regional affiliate, American Eagle, are again offering South Florida travelers great savings to select destinations in the Caribbean, the Bahamas and Latin America Latin America, the Spanish-speaking, Portuguese-speaking, and French-speaking countries (except Canada) of North America, South America, Central America, and the West Indies. . May 9, 2007
American Airlines to Begin 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 - St. Kitts and Nevis Noun 1. St. Kitts and Nevis - a country on several of the Leeward Islands; located to the east southeast of Puerto Rico; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1983
Federation of Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Christopher-Nevis, Saint Kitts and Nevis, St. Service American Airlines, already the largest U.S. airline flying out of New York to the Caribbean, will further enhance its schedule to the region this fall when it begins convenient nonstop service from John F. Kennedy International Airport
John F. Kennedy International Airport (IATA: JFK, ICAO: KJFK, FAA LID: JFK (JFK) to St. Kitts and Nevis. May 7, 2007
Continental Airlines Announces Earlier Start Date for Nonstop New York-Mumbai Service announced it will launch nonstop service between its New York hub at Newark Liberty International Airport For the massive interchange outside of Newark Liberty International Airport, see .
Newark Liberty International Airport (IATA: EWR, ICAO: KEWR, FAA LID: EWR), first named Newark Airport and later Newark International Airport and Mumbai, India, earlier than originally planned, following a positive market response to the proposed flights. May 9, 2007
Several airlines boost fares to offset soaring fuel High fuel prices prompted several carriers to raise fares late last week. Continental Airlines led the $10 increase in round-trip fares, and at least three other airlines have matched the move. May 7, 2007
Delta Air Lines
Delta plans expansion; will offer inflight services Delta Air Lines will turn Los Angeles International Airport “LAX” redirects here. For other uses, see LAX (disambiguation).
“KLAX” redirects here. For other uses, see KLAX (disambiguation).
Los Angeles International Airport (IATA: LAX, ICAO: KLAX, FAA LID: LAX into a hub for service to Asia and Latin America. The airline on Thursday said it would add 21 daily departures, giving it up to 100 flights to 48 cities. Delta has also indicated it will expand at New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport. The airline announced two new inflight services for passengers: seat-back movies and special cocktails mixed by flight attendants. May 11, 2007
Delta Air Lines
Delta Air Lines said it will add 21 new daily flights at Los Angeles International Airport, which it plans to turn into a future hub for service to Asia and Latin America. With the expansion, which begins July 1, Delta will have up to 100 daily departures to 48 cities from Los Angeles Los Angeles (lôs ăn`jələs, lŏs, ăn`jəlēz'), city (1990 pop. 3,485,398), seat of Los Angeles co., S Calif.; inc. 1850. . The new Delta flights, which will be operated by regional partner ExpressJet, connect LA with cities such as Denver, Phoenix and Boise. May 10, 2007
Delta Air Lines
Delta focuses on international growth, will scale back domestic flights Delta Air Lines is focusing on expanding internationally and will cut its domestic capacity over the next several years, Chief Financial Officer Ed Bastian said Wednesday. The majority of Delta's growth will be in Asia, Africa and the Middle East, he said. May 10, 2007
Delta Air Lines
Delta Extends Incentive Delta Vacations is extending its "More for 4" incentive to the end of May. May 8, 2007
ExpressJet Airlines ExpressJet Airlines, Inc. (NYSE: XJT) is a regional airline based in Houston, Texas, USA. Although an autonomous business entity since its divestiture from Continental Airlines, Inc.
ExpressJet Launches Service Under Its Own Brand At RDU RDU Remote Display Unit
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RDU Remote Diagnostic Unit (Bendix ABS) ExpressJet Airlines Launches First Flights From Raleigh-Durham International Airport Raleigh-Durham International Airport (IATA: RDU, ICAO: KRDU, FAA LID: RDU) is located nine miles (14.5 km) northwest of Morrisville in Wake County, North Carolina, between the cities of Raleigh and Durham. Start Of ExpressJet Non-Stop Service Brings First Of Eight New Destinations To Raleigh-Durham Business And Vacation Travelers. May 7, 2007
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 Airlines and Aloha Airlines Aloha Airlines is an American airline headquartered in Honolulu, Hawaii USA. It operates extensive scheduled services within the Hawaiian Islands, and between Hawaii and the West Coast of the United States. continued to reign as the nation's most reliable air carriers in the first quarter of the year, according to U.S. Department of Transportation data. May 7, 2007
Northwest Airlines said Wednesday that its plan of reorganization has been approved by creditors, according to the results of a preliminary tally. The unofficial tally indicates that 96.9% of the airline's creditors who voted, representing 98.4% of the dollar amount of the claims that voted, approved the Northwest plan, the Eagan, Minn.-based carrier said. The final voting results will be filed late this week with the U.S. Bankruptcy Court bankruptcy court n. the specialized Federal court in which bankruptcy matters under the Federal Bankruptcy Act are conducted. There are several bankruptcy courts in each state, and each one's territory covers several counties. for the Southern District of New York, the court overseeing Northwest's restructuring, the company said. A confirmation hearing on the airline's plan of reorganization is scheduled to begin on May 16. May 9, 2007
Airlines add fees for services that were complimentary Airlines often charge for services that were once complimentary, writes David Lazarus in the San Francisco Chronicle The San Francisco Chronicle was founded in 1865 as The Daily Dramatic Chronicle by teenage brothers Charles de Young and Michael H. de Young. The paper grew along with San Francisco to become the largest circulation newspaper on the West Coast of the . Northwest Airlines, for example, charges travelers to reserve an aisle seat, and Delta Air Lines now charges coach travelers to watch movies. May 7, 2007
U.S. Airways' flight schedule in the month was late 70% or more of the time. Most of the delays were caused by the carrier, rather than by weather or security, according to the report. U.S. Airways Group struggled with operations during an ice storm on March 17 and faced disruptions as it moved to a single reservation system, combining America West systems, in early March. May 8, 2007
United Airlines last week announced an expansion of its long-haul network with new flights to Hong Kong and Brazil starting in October. New services are Los Angeles-HKG aboard three-class Boeing 747s and seasonal Washington Dulles-Rio de Janeiro Galeao aboard three-class 767s. May 7, 2007
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