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    Heard Delta pilots vote no 65/35

    Let the fun begin......
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    Etihad says protectionism could damage biz

    http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2015-05-28/etihad-says-u-s-european-protectionism-could-damage-business Etihad Airways, facing U.S. and European claims that it benefited from unfair subsidies, said the accusations amount to protectionism that threatens its business. Efforts by the three...
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    ALPA CEO schmoozes with Wall Street

    http://www.businessweek.com/articles/2014-08-13/airline-profits-will-drive-2015-pilot-contract-talks PCL would be proud. With U.S. airlines awash in cash these days, one of the big questions in the industry has become how much of that wealth will pilots seek next year when contracts at...
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    UA232 25 year anniversary

    RIP..... http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_Airlines_Flight_232
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    SWA busted for false advertising in Atlanta

    http://www.ajc.com/news/business/southwest-fined-for-false-ads/nf9QJ/
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    VX at the top, Spirit at the bottom

    http://finance.yahoo.com/news/best---worst-airlines-213751145.html If you?re tired of airline flights that leave you too frazzled to enjoy your trip, we have a new recommendation for you. Virgin America, a newcomer to our Ratings, got a clear thumbs-up from readers in our latest survey, with...
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    SWA 4Q profit slip amid higher costs

    http://finance.yahoo.com/news/southwests-4q-profit-slips-higher-122155406.html Southwest's 4Q profit slips on higher costs Despite higher fares, Southwest Airlines 4Q profit drops to $78 million on increased costs By David Koenig, AP Airlines Writer | Associated Press*****–*****3 hours ago...
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    Operation Last Call at JFK-LOL

    http://abclocal.go.com/wabc/story?section=news/local/new_york&id=8807786 NEW YORK (WABC) -- More than a dozen workers at John F. Kennedy International Airport are under arrest in what investigators say was a multi-million dollar liquor smuggling ring. Fifteen food service workers and three...
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    IRS countersues net jets

    http://www.ainonline.com/aviation-news/ainalerts/2012-04-03/irs-countersues-netjets-seeking-367m-excise-taxes The IRS has countersued NetJets for more than $360 million in alleged uncollected excise taxes. In November, NetJets sued the federal government for what it said were wrongfully imposed...
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    Next one to bite the dust?

    http://biz.yahoo.com/e/120210/aair.ob10-q.html Uggh.....the numbers and trend certainly aren't on the up slope.
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    Avantair dumping?

    http://finance.yahoo.com/q?s=AAIR.OB Marketcap of $15mil? Yikes...
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    Flight Options the safest frax

    The gauntlet has been thrown down... http://www.flightoptions.com/safety.html
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    AMR loss exceeds estimates

    http://www.thestreet.com/story/11191252/1/american-loss-exceeds-estimates.html?puc=_cnnmoney&cm_ven=CNNMONEY&cm_cat=Free&cm_pla=Feed&cm_ite=Feed DALLAS TheStreet) -- American(AMR_) reported a second-quarter loss that exceeded what analysts had estimated and said higher fuel prices were largely...
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    ATC controller caught drunk on job

    http://www.cnn.com/2011/TRAVEL/07/19/controller.intoxicated/index.html?hpt=hp_t2 Washington (CNN) -- The Federal Aviation Administration acknowledged Tuesday it removed a Colorado air traffic controller from his post earlier this month after he failed an alcohol test. During a routine, random...
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    Southwest: "You're too fat to fly."

    http://news.travel.aol.com/2011/05/12/kenlie-tiggeman-too-fat-to-fly-on-southwest/?ncid=webmail Kenlie Tiggeman 'Too Fat To Fly' On Southwest Southwest Airlines is landing in hot water after they told a passenger that she was "too fat to fly." During a layover in Dallas on Easter Sunday...
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    AMR expected to lose over $1 Billion in 2011

    http://aviationblog.dallasnews.com/archives/2011/03/analyst-expects-amr-to-lose-ov.html Analyst expects AMR to lose over $1 billion in 2011 By Terry Maxon/Reporter tmaxon@dallasnews.com | Bio 12:58 PM on Tue., Mar. 22, 2011 | Permalink Airline analyst Helane Becker now thinks AMR will lose...
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    Congrats to Delta Airlines

    Ranked #1 most admired company in the airline industry ahead of Singapore. http://money.cnn.com/magazines/fortune/mostadmired/2011/industries/2.html
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    Should airlines rethink fuel hedges?

    http://articles.philly.com/2011-02-06/business/27104421_1_fuel-hedges-jet-fuel-fuel-surcharges Should carriers rethink fuel hedges? February 06, 2011|By Linda Loyd, Inquirer Staff Writer Fuel prices are the No. 1 worry of airlines, with crude near $90 a barrel and unrest in Egypt heightening...
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    Southwest's new ads

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ONv_LOj94TQ http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jnqIe3MGP9Y http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B5CBNcCCA3E
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    Spirit Airlines computers crash

    http://news.blogs.cnn.com/2010/11/24/spirit-airlines-computer-crash-causes-holiday-travel-snarl/?hpt=T2 Spirit Airlines computer crash causes holiday travel snarlThe Spirit Airlines website as it appears at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday. [Updated at 10:31 a.m.] Spirit Airlines is working with the with...
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