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Air Transportation Industry

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  • America's shift in attitude toward gays started at work

    WASHINGTON In the beginning, it was about money as much as rights. Long before America started rapidly changing its mind about gays, corporate America set the stage. From companies such as Marriott, founded by socially conservative Mormons, to technology...
  • Russian airlines face deeper losses as Ukraine crisis hits travel

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian airlines are facing a drop in passenger numbers because of the Ukraine crisis, prompting some analysts to expect fleet reductions and possible state support next year to cope with deepening losses. The economy is teetering on...
  • United raises cash requirement for elite status

    United Airlines has boosted the amount of money frequent fliers are required to spend to achieve premier flying status in 2016. To reach that level, customers will have to travel 25,000 miles or 30 segments in 2015, the same requirement as in 2014, but...
  • Collection of wreckage of Malaysia plane begins, air inspectors say

    Local emergency services in eastern Ukraine have begun collecting parts of the wreckage of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 from its crash site in the middle of the conflict zone, Dutch air accident investigators said on Sunday. Dutch inspectors had hoped...
  • American Airlines drops idea of squeezing more seats on regional jets

    If you thought that the recent financial success enjoyed by the nation’s airlines would stop them from trying to squeeze more passengers onto planes, think again. The good news for passengers is that the latest effort to increase passenger...
  • Airlines get bigger benefit from fluctuating fuel costs, study says

    With fuel costs continuing to drop, a new study finds that the relationship between fuel prices and air fares benefits airlines more than passengers. The study by the travel research site Hopper.com. found that over the past 22 months fares have...
  • After strong debut, Virgin America may be fully priced: Barron's

    (Reuters) - After soaring more than 30 percent in its market debut on Friday, shares of low-cost airline Virgin America Inc may be fully priced, according to a report in Barron's. Like the rest of the airline industry, Virgin is being lifted by a sharp...
  • Virgin America makes strong Wall Street debut

    BURLINGAME, Calif. Virgin America became a publicly traded company on Friday in the second-largest IPO from California this year, making a strong debut on Wall Street and positioning the scrappy airline to compete for more passengers in big cities....
  • Spirit Airlines adding service to Houston from BWI

    Spirit Airlines adding service to Houston from BWI
    Continuing to expand its service out of Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport, Spirit Airlines announced Friday that it will begin offering one flight a day to and from Houston next March. Houston will become the seventh market...
  • Letter: Flight prices are too sky high

    I read with great interest the article on the Bob Hope Airport. All the ideas being discussed to improve passenger traffic left out the one huge impediment to flying in or out of Bob Hope Airport: The fare is usually twice as much or more as a flight from...
  • Allegiant adds two new Fort Lauderdale routes

    Allegiant adds two new Fort Lauderdale routes
    Low-cost carrier Allegiant Air is planning to launch new nonstop service between Fort Lauderdale and Syracuse, N.Y. starting Feb. 13, and between Fort Lauderdale and Columbus, Ohio on March 13. The Las Vegas-based airline is offering special fares...