Low Cost Airline News - North America.Jul 16, 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 issued revised second-quarter guidance last week forecasting a 5%-5.5% decline in unit revenue, steeper than the 3%-5% fall predicted last month. It reported 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 of 10.75 cents in the second quarter of 2006. Nonfuel CASM CASM Cost per Available Seat Mile
CASM Communities and Small-scale Mining
CASM Canadian Academy of Sports Medicine
CASM Certificate of Advanced Study in Mathematics (Univeristy of Cambridge, UK)
CASM Coherent Adaptive Subcarrier Modulation is expected to fall 5.25%-5.75%, similar to last month's projection of a 5%-6% slide. "Advance booked load factors for the third quarter are well ahead of last year and the company continues to expect unit revenues to be up in the second half of 2007," it said in a filing with the US Securities and Exchange Commission. Jul 9, 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 flew 936.5 million RPMs in June, up 15.2% from the year-ago month. Capacity was ahead 12.7% to 1.08 billion ASMs and load factor rose 1.8 points to 87%. Jul 10, 2007
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 said June RASM rose an estimated 9% from the year-ago month. It flew 2.25 billion RPMs last month, up 12.7% year-over-year. Capacity rose 10.4% to 2.69 billion ASMs and load factor was up 1.7 points to 83.8%. Jul 9, 2007
Southwest Airlines This article is about the American airline. For the former Japanese airline, see Japan Transocean Air. For the British airline, see Air Southwest.
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Southwest Airlines said it will accept PayPal payments for tickets purchased on its website. PayPal is an eBay subsidiary that allows account-holding customers to pay for online transactions through various means without submitting financial information to the vendor. Jul 11, 2007
Virgin America Virgin America is a U.S. based low-cost airline that began service on 8 August 2007. The airline's stated aim is to provide low-fare, high-quality service for "long-haul point-to-point service between major metropolitan cities on the Eastern and West Coast seaboards".
Virgin America received approval from the US Dept. of Transportation to begin selling tickets in advance of its launch, which is planned for next month. The San Francisco-based startup said it is fully staffed, has taken delivery of 10 new Airbus A319s/A320s and is "ready to advertise, sell tickets and operate the airline." It did not disclose a specific launch date. After a lengthy and somewhat controversial application process, it received DOT approval in May. Jul 12, 2007
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