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Spirit Airlines lifts fortunes of Arnold Palmer Regional Airport
Although the Westmoreland County airport is one of the smallest airports in Spirit's portfolio, it is among the airline's stellar performers. Last year, the Miramar, Fla.-based company gave the facility its “Station of the Year” award. Industry …
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Airline and Automaker Earnings; Euro Finance Meeting
Southwest Airlines, United Airlines and American Airlines are all reporting earnings this week. In the wake of Delta Air Lines' news last week about its strong first quarter, the major carriers are all expected to report significant profits in the …
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Baseball team says Spirit Airlines not a good sport after weather cancellation
Next. NORTHVILLE, Mich. (WXYZ) – Spirit Airlines was ranked just this week as America's worst airline for customer satisfaction and, right on cue, the Northville High School baseball team has their own nightmare to share. It began in Florida earlier …
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US airline coalition releases more than 1000 pages from probe into Gulf
The release comes less than a week after Emirates Airline asked the U.S. Department of Transportation to require the three U.S. carriers to disclose any information they had to support their claims of unfair competition. Two pilot groups that are …
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Widow sues Southwest Airlines after husband dies on OC-bound plane
A wrongful death lawsuit was filed against Southwest Airlines over the death of CNBC contributor Richard Ilczyszyn, who died on board a flight from Oakland to John Wayne Airport. 46-year-old Richard IIlczyszyn was flying on a Southwest flight from …
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AIRLINE HIGHWAY Opens This Evening at Manhattan Theatre Club
Manhattan Theatre Club's presentation of Steppenwolf Theatre Company's production of Airline Highway, the new play by Pulitzer Prize finalist Lisa D'Amour (Detroit), directed by two-time Tony Award winner Joe Mantello (Casa Valentina, Take Me Out), …
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Japanese Airline Will Fly to a Galaxy Far, Far Away
The force may soon be with those flying Japanese airline, All Nippon Airways. Following the release of the trailer for Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Japan's largest airline unveiled plans for its newest 787-9 Dreamliner, painted to resemble a familiar …
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Refund from airline doesn't arrive on time
Getting passengers to where they're going on time is an airline's top priority. Refunding money to a passenger, well, that's not such a priority, at least for American Airlines. David Shaw of Whitehall Township just got the refund he says he was …
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Airline merger could win over, or repel, fliers
If you think the merger between American Airlines and US Airways is all over but the shouting, think again. There's been plenty of excitement so far, from a heated congressional hearing to a controversial settlement agreement with the Justice …

Tanzania's local airline invests in aviation and pilot training
Looking ahead to extend its air services in Tanzania and rest of the African continent, Precision Air has targeted special aviation training program that will see this Tanzanian rising and leading airline getting local pilots as part of its turnaround …
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Behind the changes in airline frequent flier programs
Why worry about a frequent-flier loyalty program when most travelers don't have a choice in which airline they fly? That seems to be part of the strategy behind the moves to dismantle frequent flier programs at major carriers, or to at least make them …
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Spirit Airlines: Get A Discount On This Discount Airline
The airline industry has historically not been profitable and large airline companies have been prone to bankruptcy, but Spirit Airlines (NASDAQ:SAVE) has carved out a profitable niche and is the dominant discount airline while being well positioned …
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Nightmare: Alaska Airlines Flight Turns Around After Napping Worker Trapped in
A Tulsa, Oklahoma reserve sheriff's deputy was charged with second-degree manslaughter Monday for the shooting death of an unarmed black man. The charges against Robert Charles Bates came hours after the family of the dead man, Eric Courtney Harris …

Frontier leads airline complaints
Frontier Airlines had more passenger gripes than any other U.S. carrier in February as winter weather, schedule changes and a switch to a new reservation system overwhelmed call centers. At 14.38 per 100,000 boardings, Frontier's rate was almost 30 …
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Alaska Airlines emergency landing: Ramp agent falls asleep in plane's cargo hold
Alaska Airlines Flight 448 was just barely on its way to Los Angeles from Seattle-Tacoma International Airport on Monday afternoon when the pilot reported hearing unusual banging from the cargo hold. "There could be a person in there so we're going to …
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Airline passengers have more to complain about, report finds
FILE- In this Nov. 26, 2013, file photo, flights departing from Pittsburgh International Airport are delayed in Imperial, Pa. An annual report being released Monday, April 13, 2015, states that government data shows more flights are late, more bags are …
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Airline performance declines in 2014
Airline performance dipped last year, with fewer flights touching down on time, more bags mishandled, and – perhaps not unexpectedly – more fliers logging complaints. The results were the worst since 2009, according to the latest airline quality rating …
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