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3 hrs ago | Business Journal

American Airlines saw modest increase in passenger traffic but capacity dropped

American Airlines saw its passenger traffic increase 1 percent over the same month in 2013, according to a regulatory filing Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Transportation, US Airways Group, Commercial Aircraft, Civil Aircraft, Aircraft, Airbus Aircraft, Airbus A320, Airbus A321

4 hrs ago | Business Journal

Bring it on: Alaska Airlines says there's lots more overhead bin space

Alaska Airlines said it's the first airline to use Boeing Co.' s new "Space Bins" on its 737-900ER planes, which will increase overhead storage on the plane by nearly 50 percent.

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Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 737, Aircraft, Alaska Air Group

9 hrs ago | Chicago Sun-Times

Body found in trunk in Gary; woman was United flight attendant

The dead woman found in the trunk of an abandoned car on Monday has been identified as Decarol Deloney-Cain, 54, a flight attendant and mother of three children from Crown Point.

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Related Topix: United Airlines

13 hrs ago | KTVN Reno

Hawaiian Airlines keeps top spot in on-time list

A coalition of immigrant rights advocacy groups is suing the federal government over the fact that few minors have legal representation during deportation proceedings.

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Related Topix: Hawaiian Airlines, Immigration Reform, New Orleans, LA, Weather

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Business Journal

Frontier will begin direct flights from Denver to Chicago O'Hare

The Denver-based airline, which already flies from DIA to Chicago Midway International Airport, announced Wednesday that it will begin going into the Windy City's larger airport as well on Oct. 1. It will operate daily flights between the two busy airports five days a week - on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday.

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Related Topix: us Travel, North America Travel, Travel, Chicago Travel, United Airlines

The Honolulu Advertiser

Walmart opens downtown Honolulu store

Walmart opened its downtown Honolulu store Wednesday at 8 a.m., taking over the space previously occupied by Macy's and Liberty House at 1032 Fort St. Mall.

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Related Topix: Honolulu, HI, Hawaiian Airlines, Transportation, Hawaiian Holdings

Bellingham Herald

JetBlue offering automated early check-in

The airline said travelers will get an email with ready-to-print boarding pass and an option to download a mobile boarding pass 24 hours before their flight.

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Related Topix: Transportation, JetBlue Airways

NewsOK.com

More flights arriving late; complaints are rising

The Transportation Department said Wednesday that 76.9 percent of flights arrived on time in May, down from 79.6 percent in April and 79.4 percent in May 2013.

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Related Topix: Hawaiian Airlines

NewsOK.com

Southwest fills more seats, revenue figure rises

Southwest Airlines Co. said Wednesday that a key revenue figure rose sharply in June, which hinted that the carrier was able to charge higher average fares at the start of the summer travel season.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Southwest Airlines

WPTV Local News

Air New Zealand shows off new Dreamliner

A near all-black Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner has been delivered to launch customer Air New Zealand, giving Boeing fans and aviation nerds a dramatic introduction to this latest model of the fuel-efficient plane.

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Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 787, Transportation, Air New Zealand, Everett, WA

Business Journal

United Airlines will staff Sky Harbor with own employees

United Airlines will rely on its own employees for more than 400 jobs at Phoenix Sky Harbor and three other airports while it contracts out more than 600 jobs at 12 smaller airports.

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Related Topix: United Airlines

TheBlaze.com

Passengers Were Stranded on Tarmac After Hours-Long Flight Delay....

After an already delayed Denver-bound plane was forced to temporarily land at a Wyoming airport until severe weather cleared up, passengers were left stranded on the tarmac for about an hour.

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Related Topix: Weather, Alcoa, TN, Transportation, Frontier Airlines, US Politics, US News

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Lake County Record-Bee

Jay Z to headline Global Citizen Festival in Sept.

Tickets are free for the event, but must be earned through acts meant to help end extreme poverty around the world.

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Related Topix: Ticketmaster, Cheyenne, WY, Transportation, Frontier Airlines

ABC News

Pilot Buys Pizzas for Passengers Grounded by Storm

A Frontier Airlines pilot treated his passengers to pizza when storms diverted a Denver-bound flight to Cheyenne, where the plane was stuck for a couple of hours.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Frontier Airlines, Weird

Business Journal

Hawaiian Airlines adds more Los Angeles to Hawaii flights for the winter

A fourth flight from Los Angeles International Airport to Honolulu International Airport will run from Dec. 5 to Dec. 22, and a second flight from Los Angeles to Kahului, Maui, will run from Nov. 20 to Jan. 12, 2015.

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Related Topix: Hawaiian Airlines, North America Travel, Travel, Hawaii Travel, Kahului, HI, Transportation, Hawaiian Holdings

Myrtle Beach Online

American's CEO says demand for travel still bright

American Airlines Group Inc. CEO Doug Parker said Tuesday that airlines can charge profitable fares even as they add seats, which is different than in past years, when they were losing money.

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Related Topix: Air France - KLM, Business News

Dallas Morning News

Baker family joins American Airlines officials for groundbreaking on...

American Airlines chairman and CEO Doug Parker shows Marty Baker, center, and son Rob Baker a rendition of the new Robert W. Baker Integrated Operations Center in Fort Worth.

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Related Topix: AMR

CW2 Colorado KWGN-TV

Frontier Airlines captain buys pizza for passengers stuck on stranded flight

A three-hour Frontier Airlines flight from Washington, D.C., to Denver on Monday turned into seven hours after severe weather rumbled through Denver.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Frontier Airlines, Weather

USA Today

Time to worry about overcapacity in airline industry?

Air France-KLM warned on Tuesday that its 2014 profit may be less than expected, raising fears about overcapacity.

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Related Topix: Air France - KLM, Weather

Iol.co.za

UK's FTSE falls

Britain's top equity index lost ground on Tuesday as airline stocks such as International Consolidated Airlines Group were hit by a profit warning from Air France-KLM.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Air France - KLM

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