Low Cost Airline News - North America.Jan 8, 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 said a 2.5-point year-over-year decline in fourth-quarter load factor to 69% and "weaker yields from increased competitive capacity along the East Coast" will contribute to a 6.5%-7.5% drop in fourth-quarter 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 and a loss for the period. Costs are "on target," it said, with nonfuel expenses down around 3%. Jan 4, 2007
AirTran flew 1.22 billion RPMs in December, up 20.2% year-over-year. Capacity climbed 19.4% to 1.73 billion ASMs, lifting load factor 0.4 point to 70.4%. Jan 4, 2007
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 said on Monday that its revenue in December would be down by about 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. $11 million due to two major snow storms in the month, one of which shut down its primary Denver Airport hub for almost 48 hours. The airline said the storm-related loss of available seat miles Available seat miles (ASM) is a measure of an airline flight's passenger carrying capacity. It is equal to the number of seats available multiplied by the number of miles flown. This measures an airlines capacity for transporting passengers. in the December quarter will result in higher unit costs than previously anticipated. It said revenue passenger miles decreased 2.2 percent for December from a year ago and its load factor decreased by 2.7 points. Jan 9, 2007
JetBlue Airways launched its Chicago O'Hare service yesterday. It will offer five daily flights to 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 JFK and twice-daily service to Long Beach. ORD is the carrier's 50th destination. "Chicago consistently ranked No. 1 on our customers' wish list of destinations," 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. David Neeleman said. Jan 5, 2007
Southwest Airlines has proven that long-term hedging can be a formidable advantage, and any benefits from falling fuel prices could be quickly reversed, if prices spike again. But the lower fuel prices are broadly expected to stick. The welcome decline comes as the US airline industry emerges from a long slump following the airborne attacks of September 11, 2001. Cost cuts, resurgent re·sur·gent
1. Experiencing or tending to bring about renewal or revival.
2. Sweeping or surging back again.
Adj. 1. demand and fare increases have greatly improved the industry's financial prospects. Southwest, which stands to benefit less from lower oil prices, is the industry laggard, down 32 percent from its all-time high in December 2000. Jan 9, 2007
Virgin America insisted it remains "committed to getting our wings" despite a sharp rebuke last week from the US Dept. of Transportation, which tentatively denied the proposed startup's application for an operating certificate on grounds that it is not clearly 75% owned and controlled by US citizens. Jan 3, 2007 Z Editor: Aram Gesar, eMail: edit@AirGuideOnline.com
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