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Air France strike to wipe more than half of its global flights Monday

An Air France Airbus A330 aircraft takes off at Charles-de-Gaulle airport, near Paris, September 14, 2014. Air France will operate less than half of its flights from Monday as pilots begin a one-week strike over company plans to cut costs to recapture market share from budget airlines, the airline said in a statement on Saturday.

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Related Topix: Air France - KLM, Commercial Aircraft, Airbus Aircraft, Aircraft, Airbus A330

Sun Sep 14, 2014

Stuff.co.nz

Falling in love at 30,000ft

FALLING IN LOVE: After being with Dreamliner on Air New Zealand's inaugural flight from Auckland to Perth on Friday, I know there's no going back my penny-pinching ways. You never make me feel appreciated - cramming me in with all your other passengers and making me pay for dinner.

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Related Topix: New Zealand Travel, Transportation, Travel, Air New Zealand, Pacific Travel

WHNT-TV Huntsville

Aviation makeovers

First, U.S carrier Southwest Airlines unveiled its new branding, which included a complete overhaul of its livery. The old "canyon blue" was retired for a darker shade, the stripes on the tail have been modified, the fonts brought into the 21st century, and - most significantly - a yellow, red and blue heart added to the plane's belly.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Southwest Airlines, Hawaiian Airlines

CBS Local

Family, Investigators Seek Help Solving Saugus Woman's 1992 Murder

Twenty-two years after an airline worker from Saugus was found dead in the trunk of her car in Revere, law enforcement officials are renewing calls for anyone who knows about the murder to come forward. The Suffolk District Attorney's Office and state police on Sunday released a video of an interview with Marlene Taraskiewicz, whose daughter's murder remains unsolved.

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Related Topix: Saugus, MA, Revere, MA, Transportation, Northwest Airlines

Forbes.com

Southwest Airlines Understands the Heart of Marketing is Experience

I'm an author, keynote speaker and consultant focusing on loyalty at 9 INCH marketing. I have a JD/MBA with over 20 years of agency and brand experience.

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Related Topix: Marketing, Transportation, Southwest Airlines, Cary, NC

Wall Street Journal

Air France to Cancel More Flights Amid Strike

Air France-KLM said late Saturday that the airline would only operate four out of 10 scheduled flights on Monday because of a strike by pilots.

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Related Topix: Air France - KLM

Tripso.com

Sunday musings: Apple watch is new hotel room key, Low airline expectations, JetBlue corporate ideal

Big hotel chains are already preparing for the coming of the Apple Watch . They are building apps that will allow them to communicate with customers from airport to hotel and direct them right to their hotel rooms upon arrival at the hotel.

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Related Topix: Transportation, JetBlue Airways

Skift

What Southwest Airlines' Big New Rebranding Signals for Low-Cost Carriers

Low-cost carriers will end up playing catch up if they don't stay on top of the changes legacy carriers have made to better compete with them. Talk to any designer after a few drinks, and the usual story will come up, that "design is cyclical and everything that we see now has been seen before."

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Related Topix: Transportation, Southwest Airlines

Sat Sep 13, 2014

The Wave

HAWAII by STARLIGHT: Visiting the observatories on Mauna Kea

The island of Hawaii is served by two airports. Kona International Airport is in Kailua-Kona, on the west coast.

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Related Topix: Hawaii, North America Travel, Travel, Hawaii Travel, Kailua Kona, HI, Hilo, HI, Travelocity, Hawaiian Airlines

KITV-TV

Mixed Plate: Hula in the Big Apple

The adventures of Aunty TeMoana and the other Ex-Lexes as they call themselves are the subjects of a documentary by local director Anne Marie Kirk in this weeks Mixed Plate. Hula royalty will be headed to the Big Apple next month for a reunion at the historic Hotel Lexington.

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Related Topix: Hawaiian Airlines, Hawaiian Holdings, Transportation, North Yorkshire County, England, World News, East Riding of Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom

KITV-TV

Former U.S. Senator Daniel Akaka turns 90

The City and County of Honolulu celebrated the 90th birthday of former Sen. Daniel Akaka at Mission Memorial Auditorium Friday. Akaka rose from humble beginnings.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Daniel Akaka, Hawaii, Hawaii Government, Hawaiian Airlines

Yahoo!

Jet crosses new frontier

The Air New Zealand 787-9 that touched down in Perth last night is the biggest advance in aviation since the jet engine of the 1950s. Not only does it bring dramatic advances in economy and environmental credentials it is a quantum leap forward for passengers.

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Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 787, New Zealand Travel, Transportation, Travel, Air New Zealand, Pacific Travel, Australia Travel, Sydney, Australia Travel

Washington Times

Boardings down at Gulfport-Biloxi airport

The Sun Herald reported Gulfport-Biloxi boarded 12 percent fewer passengers from January to July 2014 than it did in the same time period for 2013. Commercial airports in Jackson and Tupelo also saw decreases in air travelers.

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Related Topix: January, Transportation, Delta Air Lines, Mississippi, Drama Movies, New Orleans, Music!

Los Angeles Times

LAX to break ground Tuesday on remodel of Southwest Airlines terminal

Travelers line up outside the Southwest Airlines terminal at LAX during the busy summer travel season. A $500-million remodel of the terminal is set to begin.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Southwest Airlines

Fri Sep 12, 2014

Business Journal

Delta No. 2 for on-time arrivals

Atlanta-based Delta Air Lines Inc. - one of the busiest carriers at Orlando International Airport - posted the second-highest on-time arrival rate for July, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation's September 2014 Air Travel Consumer Report.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Delta Air Lines

KATC-TV Lafayette

Today in History for Sept. 12, 2014

Today is Friday, September 12, the 255th day of 2014. There are 110 days left in the year.

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Related Topix: CBS, Media, Television, Showtime Networks, Rice University, Transportation, US Airways Group, Columbus, OH

Business Journal

Southwest Airlines to add flight from BWI to Costa Rica

Been thinking about going to Costa Rica from BWI? Well, Southwest CEO Gary Kelly has some news for you. Staff reporter Rebecca Cooper caught up with him at a Sept.

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Related Topix: Central America Travel, Travel, Costa Rica Travel, Transportation, Southwest Airlines, Costa Rica, World News, San Jose Costa Rica, Costa Rica Travel

WHDH

Today in History: Sept. 12

Today is Friday, September 12, the 255th day of 2014. There are 110 days left in the year.

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Related Topix: CBS, Media, Television, Showtime Networks, Rice University, Transportation, US Airways Group, Columbus, OH

CNN

Airlines show off their new flying colors

Southwest Airlines unveiled its new livery on Tuesday, introducing a new red, yellow and blue color scheme, and a heart to represent the care the carrier puts into its product. Frontier Airlines redesigned its fleet as well this week, making the announcement on Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Southwest Airlines, Hawaiian Airlines, Travel

Thu Sep 11, 2014

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

JetBlue posts gains in traffic, key revenue figure

JetBlue Airways Corp. said Thursday that traffic grew faster than it added seats, and a key revenue figure rose in August. Passengers flew 3.72 billion miles last month, an increase of 6.7 percent a year earlier.

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Related Topix: Transportation, JetBlue Airways

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