Airline News - North America.
Jul 16, 2007
The Transportation Department said in addition to compensation now, involuntarily bumped passengers receive a refund for their original fare or a voucher for future travel. There were nearly 56,000 denied boardings in 2006 involving major airlines and their affiliates, up by 10,000 over the previous year, government figures show. More than 550 million passengers boarded US carriers last year. There is no requirement for a change, but transportation officials have been criticized by government and consumer watchdogs consumer watchdog n → organización f protectora del consumidor
consumer watchdog n → organisme m pour la défense des consommateurs
for inadequately investigating consumer complaints about airline service. Jul 10, 2007
AirTran Airways AirTran Airways is a low-cost airline that is a Delaware corporation with headquarters in Orlando, Florida, USA and is a subsidiary of AirTran Holdings. AirTran operates over 750 daily flights throughout the eastern USA and the Midwest, including over 270 daily departures from
AirTran Airways yesterday increased its Milwaukee-Las Vegas frequency to daily. Jul 11, 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 continues to make travel as convenient as possible with a new, extended window for customers wanting to use the airline's Confirmed Flight Change feature. Customers can request a confirmed seat on an earlier or later flight on the day they're scheduled to travel -- now within 12 hours of scheduled departure time of the alternate flight. Jul 12, 2007
American Airlines, Maxjet, Eos
With Eos and Maxjet both established with business class services from Stansted to JFK 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 , American Airlines, part of oneworld, is to introduce its own parallel operation at the start of the winter season 2007. The American Airlines service however will be a two-class flight featuring a Boeing 767 offering 191 seats in economy and 30 in business class. Jul 9, 2007
Midwest Airlines is an American scheduled passenger airline based in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, operating from General Mitchell International Airport.
Midwest Airlines will introduce twice-daily roundtrip flights between Charlotte and Milwaukee on Sept. 16. Jul 12, 2007
After a week in which it canceled nearly 1,000 flights, Northwest Airlines said it would reduce its domestic schedule for the rest of the summer by about three percent, The New York Times reports Jul 9, 2007
US Airways airways Anatomy The 'pipes'–trachea, bronchi, bronchioles–through which air passes to and from the alveoli. See Small airways.
US Airways Group US Airways Group Inc. NYSE: LCC is the Tempe, Arizona-based airline holding company that operates US Airways, US Airways Express and America West Airlines. It also operates additional companies that provide associated services. said passenger RASM RASM Revenue per Available Seat Mile
RASM Reliability, Availability, Scalability and Manageability (Red Hat, Inc.)
RASM Rear Admiral Submarines (UK)
RASM Recorded Announcement Systems Manager "has gotten progressively better during the second quarter" and June figures were "up slightly" over the year-ago month. "We see an encouraging revenue environment moving into the third quarter due, in part, to stronger year-over-year bookings and improving yield trends," President Scott Kirby said. Jul 11, 2007
US Airways, Usablenet
US Airways said it has partnered with Usablenet mobile to provide increased content and functionality, including ticket purchasing, from the carrier's website to customers using PDAs or Web-equipped mobile phones. Jul 12, 2007
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