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May 14, 2007

American Airlines

American Airlines and its regional affiliate, American Eagle, are again offering South Florida travelers great savings to select destinations in the Caribbean, the Bahamas and Latin America. May 9, 2007

American Airlines

American Airlines to Begin New York - St. Kitts and Nevis Service American Airlines, already the largest U.S. airline flying out of New York to the Caribbean, will further enhance its schedule to the region this fall when it begins convenient nonstop service from John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) to St. Kitts and Nevis. May 7, 2007

Continental Airlines

Continental Airlines Announces Earlier Start Date for Nonstop New York-Mumbai Service announced it will launch nonstop service between its New York hub at Newark Liberty International Airport and Mumbai, India, earlier than originally planned, following a positive market response to the proposed flights. May 9, 2007

Continental Airlines

Several airlines boost fares to offset soaring fuel High fuel prices prompted several carriers to raise fares late last week. Continental Airlines led the $10 increase in round-trip fares, and at least three other airlines have matched the move. May 7, 2007

Delta Air Lines

Delta plans expansion; will offer inflight services Delta Air Lines will turn Los Angeles International Airport into a hub for service to Asia and Latin America. The airline on Thursday said it would add 21 daily departures, giving it up to 100 flights to 48 cities. Delta has also indicated it will expand at New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport. The airline announced two new inflight services for passengers: seat-back movies and special cocktails mixed by flight attendants. May 11, 2007

Delta Air Lines

Delta Air Lines said it will add 21 new daily flights at Los Angeles International Airport, which it plans to turn into a future hub for service to Asia and Latin America. With the expansion, which begins July 1, Delta will have up to 100 daily departures to 48 cities from Los Angeles. The new Delta flights, which will be operated by regional partner ExpressJet, connect LA with cities such as Denver, Phoenix and Boise. May 10, 2007

Delta Air Lines

Delta focuses on international growth, will scale back domestic flights Delta Air Lines is focusing on expanding internationally and will cut its domestic capacity over the next several years, Chief Financial Officer Ed Bastian said Wednesday. The majority of Delta's growth will be in Asia, Africa and the Middle East, he said. May 10, 2007

Delta Air Lines

Delta Extends Incentive Delta Vacations is extending its "More for 4" incentive to the end of May. May 8, 2007

ExpressJet Airlines

ExpressJet Launches Service Under Its Own Brand At RDU ExpressJet Airlines Launches First Flights From Raleigh-Durham International Airport Start Of ExpressJet Non-Stop Service Brings First Of Eight New Destinations To Raleigh-Durham Business And Vacation Travelers. May 7, 2007

Hawaiian Airlines

Hawaiian Airlines and Aloha Airlines continued to reign as the nation's most reliable air carriers in the first quarter of the year, according to U.S. Department of Transportation data. May 7, 2007

Northwest Airlines

Northwest Airlines said Wednesday that its plan of reorganization has been approved by creditors, according to the results of a preliminary tally. The unofficial tally indicates that 96.9% of the airline's creditors who voted, representing 98.4% of the dollar amount of the claims that voted, approved the Northwest plan, the Eagan, Minn.-based carrier said. The final voting results will be filed late this week with the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York, the court overseeing Northwest's restructuring, the company said. A confirmation hearing on the airline's plan of reorganization is scheduled to begin on May 16. May 9, 2007

Northwest Airlines

Airlines add fees for services that were complimentary Airlines often charge for services that were once complimentary, writes David Lazarus in the San Francisco Chronicle. Northwest Airlines, for example, charges travelers to reserve an aisle seat, and Delta Air Lines now charges coach travelers to watch movies. May 7, 2007

U.S. Airways

U.S. Airways' flight schedule in the month was late 70% or more of the time. Most of the delays were caused by the carrier, rather than by weather or security, according to the report. U.S. Airways Group struggled with operations during an ice storm on March 17 and faced disruptions as it moved to a single reservation system, combining America West systems, in early March. May 8, 2007

United Airlines

United Airlines last week announced an expansion of its long-haul network with new flights to Hong Kong and Brazil starting in October. New services are Los Angeles-HKG aboard three-class Boeing 747s and seasonal Washington Dulles-Rio de Janeiro Galeao aboard three-class 767s. May 7, 2007

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