Airline News - North America.Feb 18, 2008
Airlines will oppose proposed California passenger rights law. California lawmakers will consider a bill that would require airlines to provide passengers with water, snacks, fresh air and clean restrooms if their aircraft is delayed on the tarmac for more than three hours. The Airline Passenger Bill of Rights is modeled after legislation that passed in 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 . The Air Transport Association challenged the New York law and is appealing a ruling by a lower court. An ATA (1) (AT Attachment) The specification for IDE drives. See IDE.
(2) See analog telephone adapter.
ATA - Advanced Technology Attachment spokesman said the group will also oppose the proposed California law California Law consists of 29 codes, covering various subject areas, the State Constitution and Statutes. See also
National Tour Association has contacted the 2008 presidential candidates to make them aware of travel-related issues that concern Americans and to share with the candidates what they can do to address them. Among the solutions recommended to improve air service are more regular access to controlled air space, increased technology to improve air traffic control and additional federal funding for more runways at high-demand airports. Feb 13, 2008
Business travelers remain skeptical of mergers. Some business travelers believe airline consolidation could lead to fewer scheduling choices, fewer available seats, and more delays. Seasoned business travelers also say they carefully plan their trips, prepare for delays and frequently work efficiently in airports. Feb 12, 2008
Booking award tickets becomes more difficult, travelers say. Critics complain that these days it is more difficult for travelers to book tickets using their frequent-flier miles. Some carriers are requiring more miles for free tickets and imposing sooner expiration dates for miles. Meanwhile, some carriers note that they are issuing more award seats than ever. Feb 11, 2008
Eos Airlines Eos Airlines is an American all-business class airline based at John F. Kennedy International Airport, New York. History
The airline was founded in 2004 by Dave Spurlock, a former director of strategy at British Airways.
Eos Adds Dubai to its Offerings, Plus Newark Departures. Eos, the business-travel only airline that flies between New York and London Stansted, will now fly daily service between Stansted and Dubai International Airport Dubai International Airport (IATA: DXB, ICAO: OMDB) (Arabic: مطار دبي الدولي) is the international airport serving Dubai, the largest city of the United Arab Emirates. starting on July 6. Eos says its will also add transcontinental service between Newark, NJ and Stansted on May 5. Feb 12, 2008
JetBlue Airways For the Jet Blue database used in Exchange Server and Active Directory, see Extensible Storage Engine.
JetBlue Airways is a major American low-cost airline owned by JetBlue Airways Corporation (NASDAQ: JBLU).
JetBlue Airways announced an expansion of its Southern California Southern California, also colloquially known as SoCal, is the southern portion of the U.S. state of California. Centered on the cities of Los Angeles and San Diego, Southern California is home to nearly 24 million people and is the nation's second most populated region, service that will include its first flights to Los Angeles International and the West Coast debut of the E-190. Thrice-daily New York JFK-LAX and daily Boston-LAX will begin May 21. From Long Beach it will start daily flights to Austin on May 1 and service to San Jose (thrice-daily) and Seattle (twice-daily) on May 21, all operated by a mix of A320s and E-190s. Twice-daily Burbank-Washington Dulles, daily Burbank-Las Vegas and daily San Diego-Seattle all begin May 21. Feb 14, 2008
JetBlue Airways CEO (1) (Chief Executive Officer) The highest individual in command of an organization. Typically the president of the company, the CEO reports to the Chairman of the Board. Dave Barger confirmed that the LCC (Leadless Chip Carrier, Leaded Chip Carrier) See leadless chip carrier, CLCC and PLCC.
1. LCC - Language for Conversational Computing. Written at CMU in the 1960's. hopes to unveil its "enhanced cabin" next month. The product, designed to appeal to business travelers and passengers willing to pay higher fares, will feature seats with extra legroom leg·room
Room in which to stretch the legs while seated.
space to move one's legs comfortably, as in a car
legroom n → in the front of its A320s, he told Bloomberg News. Feb 13, 2008
JetBlue Airways' Neeleman was ousted as chief executive of JetBlue Airways Corp. last year after the low-fare airline was gridlocked grid·lock
1. A traffic jam in which no vehicular movement is possible, especially one caused by the blockage of key intersections within a grid of streets.
2. following a U.S. ice storm that created problems for the carrier's policy of not canceling flights ahead of bad weather. Thousands of people were trapped on planes for hours or stranded in terminals for days. Because Neeleman holds both American and Brazilian citizenship, he would be able to sidestep side·step
v. side·stepped, side·step·ping, side·steps
1. To step aside: sidestepped to make way for the runner.
2. a major hurdle: A requirement that only 20 percent of Brazilian airlines can be owned by foreigners or foreign companies. JetBlue uses Embraer planes in the United States, and Neeleman helped the Brazilian plane maker by placing the first large orders of its mid-range jets by an American airline. He was born in Brazil and speaks fluent Portuguese. Feb 13, 2008
JetBlue in May will launch transcontinental flights from 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 . The discount airline will also add new flights from airports in Southern California where it already operates. The airline will use its new 100-seat Embraer 190 jetliners on some of the routes. Feb 13, 2008
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 , go!
Mesa Air Group's go! subsidiary announced the launch of a Hawaiian-language website. Go! operates approximately 60 daily flights on inter-island routes aboard Bombardier CRJ200s and as a codeshare partner of Mokulele Airlines. Feb 15, 2008
Northwest Airlines will launch twice-daily Minneapolis/St. Paul-Dubuque on June 20 aboard a Mesaba Airlines Saab 340B. Feb 11, 2008
Skybus Airlines will raise its checked bag fees on Feb. 19 from $5 for each of the first two bags to $10 if pre-checked online or $12 at the airport. In addition, the cost for priority seating will rise to $12.50 from $10. "It's a way to help offset the rising cost of fuel without raising fares. It's an increase on things that are optional," a Skybus spokesperson told The Columbus Dispatch. Feb 15, 2008
WestJet Airlines, Boeing
WestJet Airlines' capacity will increase by 18 percent in the current quarter and 16 percent in 2008, as it takes delivery of another seven Boeing 737 jets. That will boost its fleet to 77 aircraft. Feb 15, 2008
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