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29 min ago | Business Journal

City Council signs off on deal to keep United Airlines at DIA

The Denver City Council has OK'd a deal reached last month that aims to keep United Airlines a major presence at Denver International Airport through 2035. The deal extends the lease of DIA's biggest carrier for 10 years passed its scheduled 2025 expiration, alleviating worries about United's future here.

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4 hrs ago | Press-Telegram

Eric Garcetti, LAX officials herald $508 million overhaul of Southwest Airlines terminal

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti joined city leaders and airport officials Tuesday to mark the start of a $508 million face-lift for the terminal that houses Southwest Airlines at Los Angeles International Airport. Southwest Airlines passengers will have roomier waiting areas, bigger restrooms and a sleeker looking ticketing lobby with additional windows for more natural light.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Southwest Airlines

5 hrs ago | The Motley Fool

Why International Consolidated Airlines Group Stock Has Fallen 8% in 2014

While U.S.-based airlines American Airlines Group , Delta Air Lines , and United Continental Holdings have taken off this year, International Consolidated Airlines Group has led its shareholders into a turbulent year. So what's behind this airline's drop of 8% so far in 2014? A multinational airline Few ordinary flyers would recognize the name International Consolidated Airlines Group, but this company is the combination of two major flag-carrying airlines.

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Related Topix: American Airlines, iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, Lufthansa

9 hrs ago | Reuters

Turbulent times for Europe flag carriers

Air France pilots have started a week-long strike and they'll be joined by Lufthansa pilots on Tuesday. Ivor Bennett looks at the growing crisis facing some of Europe's main flag carriers as they try to take on budget rivals.

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13 hrs ago | West Australian

Fresh travel disruption as Air France pilots extend strike

Passengers faced a second day of travel disruption on Tuesday as Air France pilots extended a strike in protest at the airline's plans to expand its low-cost subsidiary. Air France was forced to scrap 60 percent of its flights as unions estimated three quarters of pilots followed their call to strike.

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14 hrs ago | Seeking Alpha

JetBlue Comes In Last For On-Time Arrivals: Why Investors Should Be Concerned

JetBlue's on-time performance for July was 65.8%. With a third of all flights arriving late, operational efficiency and reliability have certainly been affected, along with the bottom line.

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Related Topix: Transportation, JetBlue Airways, US News, Federal Aviation Administration

19 hrs ago | Outside the Beltway

Chinese Airlines Rebrand 'First Class' as 'Business Class'

A scandal erupted when the Chinese people learned their leaders were flying first class and staying in five-star hotels. Problem solved! Responding to the Chinese government's efforts to stamp out corruption, China Southern Airlines has chosen the path of least resistance in adapting its product.

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Related Topix: China Southern Airlines Company, Marketing, US News, Conservative Political News

Mon Sep 15, 2014

Daily Mail

Fairway to heaven: Drink in the view on a golfing tour in Scotland's stunning Speyside

Ghost town for rent! Turkey set to auction lease on deserted village where crumbling stone houses and churches are trapped in time From catching the Northern Lights to biking the Himalayas: New book reveals 365 travel adventures and the perfect day to do them 'Avoid alcohol, eat well and hit the gym on arrival': Hollywood heart-threat Orlando Bloom gives his top tips to avoid jet lag Would YOU fly long-haul with Ryanair? Michael O'Leary claims budget airline will be able to offer transatlantic flights 'by 2024' Think the morning train commute stresses you out? Workers who cycle, walk and use public transport are 'happier than drivers' Tight squeeze! Thomas Cook, Thomson and Ryanair among Europe's stingiest airlines for hand luggage limits A taste of Canada! MasterChef judge Gregg Wallace reveals the open roads, friendly people and endless lobster are Strictly irresistible Thousands of ... (more)

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Related Topix: Ryanair Holdings, Europe, United Kingdom, World News, Kentucky, Highland County, Scotland, Travel

ABC News

United Offers up to $100K If Workers Leave

United Airlines reached a deal with the flight attendants' union to offer up to $100,000 in severance for workers who leave the company. United spokeswoman Megan McCarthy said Monday that the airline hopes that at least 2,100 of its 23,000 flight attendants will accept.

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Brandon Sun

Air Canada approaches pilots for early discussions leading to longer contract

Air Canada is moving to begin contract negotiations with its pilots union early in hopes of avoiding the acrimony that marked the last round talks that ended up being eventually settled by a federal arbitrator. "We are in talks to determine if there is basis for achieving an early renewal of the pilots' collective agreement," Air Canada spokeswoman Isabelle Arthur wrote in an email.

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SooToday

WestJet charges $25 bag fee for economy fares

The cost of flying is increasing for millions of Canadian passengers after WestJet Airlines announced it will start charging some economy fare customers a fee to check their first bag on flights within Canada and to the United States. The new fee, ranging between $25 and $29.50 depending on provincial taxes, will apply to all new bookings made starting Monday for travel on WestJet and its regional airline Encore as of Oct. 29. WestJet said the new charge - to be paid at check-in or up to 24 hours online before travel - is expected to affect one in five of its travellers, or some 4.4 million passengers a year.

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Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News, Transportation, WestJet Airlines, North America Travel, Travel, Canada Travel,

WATE-TV Knoxville

Air France strike as Europe faces low-cost shakeup

15, 2014. . An Air France plane is reflected on a window at Paris Charles de Gaulle airport, in Roissy, near Paris, Monday, Sept.

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Business Journal

Delta among tops for on-time arrivals

Delta Air Lines Inc. - the busiest carrier flying out of the Dayton International Airport - posted the second-highest on-time arrival rate in July, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation's September 2014 Air Travel Consumer Report. Overall, the nation's largest airlines had on-time arrival rates of 75.6 percent, up from both the 73.1 percent in July 2013 and the 71.8 percent mark in June 2014.

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AmericanBankingNews.com

Barclays Boosts Spirit Airlines Price Target to $88.00

Barclays' target price would indicate a potential upside of 25.41% from the stock's previous close. A number of other analysts have also recently weighed in on SAVE.

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Wall Street Journal

Lufthansa Pilots Threaten to Strike

Deutsche Lufthansa AG pilots plan to walk off the job on Tuesday, the latest in a series of strikes over retirement benefits at Germany's flagship airline, the pilot union said on Monday.

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AmericanBankingNews.com

Barclays Increases Southwest Airlines Price Target to $39.00

Barclays' target price indicates a potential upside of 15.15% from the company's current price. Other equities research analysts have also recently issued reports about the stock.

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CBC News

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

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