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UPDATE 3-Malaysian Airlines shares tumble, adding pressure for restructuring
Malaysian Airline System Bhd (MAS) last week reported its worst quarterly loss in over two years. Investors were also spooked after the Wall Street Journal on Friday quoted Prime Minister Najib Razak as saying the government could not rule out …
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Making Sense of Airline Math
I have never been much good at math, so here is my question: Why do airlines charge nearly as much for a single trip as they do for a round-trip? For example, my daughter is flying from Zurich to Salt Lake City and back to Zurich for $ 1,600, but my one …
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10 cheapest airlines for flying to Europe
For a long time, the only specialist low-fare airlines flying the Atlantic were charter affiliates of large tour operators, mostly European carriers hauling vacationing Europeans to the Unites States. Only a few airlines tried low-fare trans-Atlantic …
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Sky Writer: Feds want more consumer protections on airline tickets
U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx proposed more rules for airlines to follow when selling tickets Wednesday, coming at odds with an industry that is trying to roll back regulations for showing the full price of airline tickets. The new rules …
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Government says airlines should disclose bag, seat fees
An airline passenger waits for his rescheduled flight to Orlando earlier this year under the departure board showing hundreds of cancellations at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport in Atlanta. Airlines should be required to disclose fees for …
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Feds want airlines to reveal fees early
WASHINGTON — Passengers love the idea, but airlines hate it. The government wants to require that travelers be told upfront about basic services that aren't included in the price of a ticket and how much extra they'll cost. The Transportation …
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Upfront about cost of air travel
Washington. Passengers love the idea, but airlines hate it. The government wants to require that travelers Passengers love the idea, but airlines hate it. The government wants to require that travelers be told upfront about basic services that aren't …
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Satellites can help increase airline safety
Unfortunately, such a scenario describes not only the fate of a Malaysia Airlines jet earlier this year, but an Air France jet making the crossing of the Atlantic from Brazil to Europe three years ago. The details of the Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 …
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First airline in Canada receives Dreamliner
Boeing delivered a 787 Dreamliner to Air Canada, the first airline in Canada to fly the Dreamliner. The airplane, the first of Air Canada's 37 787s on order for delivery through 2019, departed Paine Field in Everett, Wash., on its delivery flight to …
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Deadline extension for airline
TUPELO, Miss (WTVA) — The U.S. Department of Transportation is extending the deadline for commercial airlines to submit a proposal to provide service to the Tupelo Regional Airport. The deadline was originally set for Monday. Now, it's June 2.
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JD Power survey shows airline customer service satisfaction rising
American Airlines and its sister carrier US Airways saw the biggest improvements in passenger satisfaction among all airlines this year, according to a report by J.D. Power & Associates that will be released Wednesday. Overall, airline satisfaction …
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Malaysia Airlines Loss Widens — Update
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia–Malaysia's flag carrier sank deeper in losses in the first quarter as ticket sales plunged after the disappearance of Flight 370 in early March, worsening an already weak period. Malaysian Airline System Bhd. said Thursday the …
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And Survey Says … JetBlue is America's Favorite Airline
They beat us up with fees, raise fares until ticket prices are out of sight, and squeeze us into seats that force pretzel-like contortions. Nonetheless, we're more satisfied with America's airlines than we have been since 2006, according to a study …
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Airlines make less on bag fees while promoting credit cards
Airlines made 4% less on baggage fees in 2013 than in the previous year, according to federal statistics released last week. That sounds like great news for consumers, but it's only part of the story. Airlines have been waiving bag fees as an incentive …
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will.i.am kicked out of United Airlines first class lounge over 'fake
Despite being kicked out of United Airline's First Class Lounge will.i.am, whose real name is William Adams, did eventually find a place to relax before his flight, jokingly taking a picture of his chair in the departure lounge. I fly so much…a …
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How Delta Airlines Mapped A Path To Success And Followed It
The most important thing to know about Delta's transition over the past decade is this: today, Delta gets a revenue premium of 107%. That is to say, in the first quarter, Delta's revenue per available seat mile was seven points higher than the airline …
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Parent company of Emirates, Mideast's biggest airline, posts yearly profit of
Sheik Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Emirates' chairman and CEO, fixes his Ghutra, a traditional men's head scarf, during a news conference in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Thursday, May 8, 2014. The parent company of the Middle East's biggest airline, …
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Swift Aire, San Luis Obispo's homegrown airline
A combination of factors led to the airline's closure, including airline deregulation, PATCO (Professional Air Traffic Controllers) strike, inflation, and an owner new to the airline industry, according to news accounts at the time. Eight years after …
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US airlines rack up billions in baggage and change fees
(CNN) — Are those airline baggage and cancellation fees taking a bite out of your wallet? They're certainly making money for U.S. airlines, which collected $ 6.16 billion last year: $ 3.35 billion in baggage fees and $ 2.81 billion in reservation change …
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SF firefighter who ran over Asiana Airline victim alleges she was made a
SAN FRANCISCO — A veteran San Francisco firefighter who was blamed for running over a teenage passenger who was thrown from the wreckage of Asiana Airlines Flight 214 is suing her department, alleging she was made a scapegoat for larger failures in …
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Drone inspectors: UK airline easyJet looks to tech to cut costs
Virgin's the kind of brand we're not shocked to see to playing with the latest tech — after all, Branson's got a space plane. Experiments with Google Glass, smartwatches and iBeacon for Virgin have all focused on boosting customer experience, as long …
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Airline profits soar to .7 billion
The nation's airlines continue to rebound from the recession and the 9/11 terrorist attacks with a report Monday of $ 12.7 billion in net profits last year, up from $ 98 million in 2012. The profits come on $ 199.7 billion in operating revenues for the …
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