Low Cost Airline News - North America.Oct 23, 2006
Low cost airlines boarded an average of 67% more passengers per FTE FTE Full-Time Equivalent
FTE Full-Time Employee
FTE Full-Time Equivalency
FTE Full Time Employment
FTE Foundation for Teaching Economics
FTE Full Time Enrollment
FTE For the Enterprise (SQL)
FTE Fund for Theological Education than their network counterparts, 195 to 117. Southwest led all airlines at 234 enplanements per FTE in the first quarter, up from 203 five years earlier. On a percentage basis, AirTran performed better, rising from 173 to 220. Among network airlines, US led the group with 149 enplanements and UA lagged at 102, although this was up from 65 in 2001. Overall, the network group improved from an average of 85 enplanements per FTE to 117, while 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. group rose from 164 to 195. Oct 16, 2006
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 will begin daily flights from White Plains to Fort Lauderdale Fort Lauderdale (lô`dərdāl), residential, commercial, and resort city (1990 pop. 149,377), seat of Broward co., SE Fla., on the Atlantic coast; settled around a fort built (c.1837) in the Seminole War, inc. 1911. , Fort Myers Fort Myers, city (1990 pop. 45,206), seat of Lee co., SW Fla., on the Caloosahatchee River, near the Gulf of Mexico; founded 1850, inc. 1905. It has a tourist trade and light industry and is a shipping point for citrus fruits, winter vegetables, flowers (especially and Tampa from Dec. 21 aboard 717s. Oct 17, 2006
AirTran Airways Chairman and 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. Joe Leonard For the baseball player, see .
Joe Leonard (born August 4, 1932, San Diego, California), is a retired American motorcycle racer and racecar driver.
Leonard won the first AMA Grand National Championship Series in 1954 and won it again in 1956 and 1957. was presented with the 2006 Tony Jannus Antony Habersack Jannus, more familiarly known as Tony Jannus (1889-1916), was an early American pilot who piloted the first flight of the St Petersburg-Tampa Airboat Line on January 1, 1914. Award last Thursday night in St. Petersburg. Speaking on behalf of the Tony Jannus Distinguished Aviation Society, 1986 winner Frank Borman Frank Frederick Borman, II (born March 14, 1928) is a retired NASA astronaut, best remembered as the Commander of Apollo 8, the first mission to fly around the Moon. He was also the chief executive officer (CEO) of Eastern Air Lines from 1975 to 1986. said Leonard "is the finest airline CEO in the world today." He joined AirTran in 1999. Oct 16, 2006
AirTran Airways will launch 717-200 service from Daytona Beach Daytona Beach (dātō`nə), city (1990 pop. 61,921), Volusia co., NE Fla., on the Atlantic coast and Halifax River (a lagoon); inc. 1876. Center of a rapidly urbanizing area, in a region settled by Spanish Franciscans in the 17th cent. to Atlanta (flights begin Jan. 12, service becomes four-times-daily by Feb. 15) and Baltimore-Washington International (daily from Feb. 15). Oct 16, 2006
Frontier Airlines This article is about Frontier Airlines that was founded in 1994. For the company known as Frontier Airlines from 1950 to 1986, see Frontier Airlines (1950-1986).
For the similarly named Frontier Flying Service see Frontier Flying Service.
Frontier Airlines, which recently announced it will launch a new Regional subsidiary, issued an RFP (Request For Proposal) A document that invites a vendor to submit a bid for hardware, software and/or services. It may provide a general or very detailed specification of the system.
1. (business) RFP - Request for Proposal.
2. to smaller communities seeking air service within a 1,200-mi. radius of its Denver hub. Frontier, which ended its codeshare agreement with Horizon Air in September, has ordered 10 Q400 turboprops to start its own Regional operation expected to launch in mid-2007. Oct 18, 2006
Frontier Airlines selected Discover the World Marketing to market its Denver-Calgary service in Canada. Oct 16, 2006
JetBlue Airways received approval to operate four daily flights at Chicago O'Hare, according to press reports. The airline has yet to make an announcement or to negotiate a lease for terminal space at ORD, the Chicago Tribune reported. Oct 19, 2006
JetBlue Airways led the low-cost group as it went from 127 in 2001 to 95 in 2006. In numeric terms, however, most LCCs did better: Spirit Airlines had 62 FTEs per aircraft as of the 2006 first quarter, followed by AirTran Airways (64), Southwest Airlines (70) and America West (83). Oct 16, 2006 Southwest Airlines
Southwest Airlines Targets Impulse Shoppers. Value conscious shoppers wishing they were somewhere else while waiting at the check-out now have a new option. Discount carrier Southwest Airlines on Wednesday said it will sell USD USD
In currencies, this is the abbreviation for the U.S. Dollar.
The currency market, also known as the Foreign Exchange market, is the largest financial market in the world, with a daily average volume of over US $1 trillion. $50 and USD$100 gift cards at stores operated by Wal-Mart, Kroger, Safeway, and Albertson's. Oct 20, 2006
Southwest Airlines yield and load factor drop, profits disappear at Jet Airways. Dramatic capacity increases and a "softening yield environment" resulted in another difficult quarter for India's Jet Airways, which reported a loss after tax of INR INR
In currencies, this is the abbreviation for the Indian Rupee.
The currency market, also known as the Foreign Exchange market, is the largest financial market in the world, with a daily average volume of over US $1 trillion. 551 million ($12.1 million) in the second fiscal period ended Sept. 30 compared to a INR686 million profit in the year-ago quarter. Oct 20, 2006
Southwest's third-quarter profit plummets 77%. Southwest Airlines yesterday cited a $40 million revenue reduction related to the August terrorist threat, special charges and "an overall softening in demand for air travel" as reasons for a 77.1% plunge in third-quarter profit to $48 million from net income of $210 million in the year-ago quarter. Oct 20, 2006 Southwest Airlines
Southwest Airlines Q3 Earnings Fall. Budget carrier Southwest Airlines said third-quarter earnings fell as security concerns led to softer demand. Oct 19, 2006
Southwest's third-quarter profit plummets 77%. Southwest Airlines yesterday cited a $40 million revenue reduction related to the August terrorist threat, special charges and "an overall softening in demand for air travel" as reasons for a 77.1% plunge in third-quarter profit to $48 million from net income of $210 million in the year-ago quarter. Oct 19, 2006
Southwest Airlines began selling gift cards through its web site last November, but is now for the first time distributing the cards through retail stores in an effort to reach customers who may be unfamiliar with the airline, company spokeswoman Edna Ruano said. The gift cards, which will be in 47,000 stores by the end of 2006, will be displayed by the checkout or in the greeting cards section, Southwest said. Oct 18, 2006
Southwest Airlines is not alone in selling gift cards. American Airlines also has a gift-card program, as does US Airways, which sells its gift cards at 7-Eleven, Kroger, Rite Aid and other retail outlets. Oct 18, 2006
Southwest Airlines is ready to "bring the Dallas/Fort Worth area into the 21st century of low-fare air travel" following President George Bush's signing of a law last week that will weaken and ultimately repeal the Wright Amendment. The carrier announced yesterday that it will begin selling tickets tomorrow for one-stop flights from Dallas Love Field This article is about the airport. For the neighborhood, see Love Field, Dallas, Texas (Neighborhood).
Dallas Love Field (IATA: DAL, ICAO: KDAL, FAA LID: DAL to Baltimore/Washington International, Chicago Midway, Cleveland, Columbus, Denver, Detroit, Fort Lauderdale, Indianapolis, Jacksonville, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Louisville, Nashville, Oakland, Omaha, Orlando International, Philadelphia, Phoenix, Portland, Sacramento, Salt Lake City, San Diego, Seattle, Tampa and Tucson. CEO Gary Kelly said during a conference call with reporters that the airline is not altering any routes, adding frequencies or reassigning aircraft, it just is making the cities available to Love Field passengers who now can travel across the network with a single ticket. Oct 18, 2006
Southwest's average annual compensation led the industry at $95,555. Among legacy airlines, NWA NWA Northwest Airlines (ICAO code)
NWA Northwest Arkansas
NWA National Wrestling Alliance
NWA National Weather Association
NWA National Works Agency (Jamaica)
NWA Network Analyzer was highest at $91,613 and US was the lowest at $73,642. Among the LCCs, Frontier Airlines had the lowest average employee compensation at $55,432 and AirTran was second-lowest at $59,637. Oct 16, 2006
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