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1 hr ago | Barron's

Delta Air Lines: Flying High on "Exceptional" Cost Control

Shares of Delta Air Lines have gained 3.2% to $36.08 at 10:09 a.m. after the airline reported an adjusted profit of 33 cents a share, besting forecasts for 29 cents, on revenue of $8.92 billion that met the Street consensus.

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Related Topix: Airlines, United Airlines, Transportation, JetBlue Airways

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Business Journal

United Airlines, Southwest Air take hit in customer satisfaction index

The results are in, and the 2014 American Customer Satisfaction Index for travel-related companies indicates consumers aren't much more satisfied than they were a year ago with a host of companies in the travel sector.

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

Forbes.com

Southwest Airlines Opens for Business - Customers

But since that point, Southwest has made a sharp change in direction, evolving its simple, no-frills business model targeted at leisure customers and independent small business travelers into a more complex hybrid product with a focus on growing Southwest's share of corporate travel from Fortune 2000 companies.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Airlines, Travel, Frequent Flyer Miles, Business News

El Paso Times

El Paso airport passenger traffic declines 4.4 % in first quarter

Passenger traffic declined 4.4 percent in the January through March quarter compared to a year ago to 596,335 passengers, new airport data show.

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Related Topix: El Paso, TX, Transportation, Airlines

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Dallas Morning News

Vonlane will start Dallas to Austin runs in premium buses

Vonlane buses, with free food, drinks and Internet service, will compete primarily with Southwest Airlines.

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Related Topix: Austin, TX, Dallas, TX, Transportation, Airlines, Recreational Vehicle, Security

Business Journal

Southwest Airlines signs partnership with Rocketmiles

Southwest is the latest of a large number of carriers to link up with Rocketmiles, which allows frequent travelers to book hotels at discounted rates and, in most instances, earn thousands of miles in their designated airline loyalty program for each booking.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Airlines

Business Journal

Southwest Airlines bolsters rewards program with new partnership

Southwest is the latest of a large number of carriers to link up with Rocketmiles, which allows frequent travelers to book hotels at discounted rates and, in most instances, earn thousands of miles in their designated airline loyalty program for each booking.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Airlines

Sun Apr 20, 2014

WIBX-AM Whitesboro

Quick-Witted Flight Attendant Tells Hilarious Jokes During Safety Announcement

Many a standup comedy routine has revolved around flying. Well, the airline industry is showing it also has a sense of humor.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Airlines

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Business Journal

Southwest Airlines inks partnership with Rocketmiles

Southwest is the latest of a large number of carriers to link up with Rocketmiles, which allows frequent travelers to book hotels at discounted rates and, in most instances, earn thousands of miles in their designated airline loyalty program for each booking.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Airlines

The Miami Herald

Flight lands safely in Indiana after threat

An Indianapolis airport spokesman says a Southwest Airlines flight has safely made an emergency landing after the airline received some kind of threat.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Airlines

Bellingham Herald

Jackson airport addressing life after Southwest

The airline will shut down in Jackson on June 7 after 20 years. One results of that departure is to delay security checkpoint upgrades and improvements to the concourse after a downgrading of the airport's revenue bonds by Fitch Rating Service.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Airlines

Thu Apr 17, 2014

AmericanBankingNews.com

Bill Cassidy Providing Emergency Assistance To Wealthy Televangelists

Bill Cassidy, Republican Congressman from Louisiana and physician was in the news last week as he provided emergency treatment to a fellow passenger on a Southwest Airlines flight.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Bill Cassidy, Transportation, Airlines

WTHI-TV Terre Haute

Aircraft makes emergency landing at IND after airline receives threat

An aircraft needed to make an emergency landing at the Indianapolis International Airport on Thursday after the flight's airline received a threat, airport officials confirm.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Airlines

KTUL-TV Tulsa

Passenger traffic increases at Tulsa airport

Airport officials said Thursday the increase of more than 8 percent in March over the same period in 2013 is due to the addition of flights and continued success of the area's energy, aviation and manufacturing industries.

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Related Topix: Tulsa, OK, Transportation, Airlines

WTHR-TV Indianapolis

Southwest Airlines flight evacuated in Indianapolis amid threat

Ethics Committee Chairman Greg Steuerwald has called a meeting on Rep. Eric Turner at the Statehouse next Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Airlines, Indianapolis, IN, Indiana, Fishers, IN, Hamilton County, IN

Business Journal

Joint Pasta House, Schlafly restaurant opens at Lambert

Lambert-St. Louis International Airport has a new restaurant: a collaboration between St. Louis favorites the Pasta House Co.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Airlines

TheStreet.com

Why Southwest Airlines (LUV) Stock Is Up Today

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Related Topix: Transportation, Airlines, Mozilla, Financial Markets, TheStreet

KCEN

Southwest Flight Attendant Brings Comic Relief to Safety Announcement

Airlines have been known to add a little comedy to liven up the otherwise boring but important messages about in-flight safety.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Airlines

Wed Apr 16, 2014

USA Today

Southwest workers to get record profit-sharing payout

Southwest Airlines employees will take home some extra cash this year for their hard work.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Airlines, Outsourcing

AVweb

Lost Southwest Pilots' Fate Determined

B is now installed nationwide, the FAA said on Monday, although services won't be available at all air traffic facilities until 2019.... Years ago, working in the Delta radio shop, I had a VHF receiver tuned to an ATL tower frequency.

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Related Topix: US News, Federal Aviation Administration, Civil Aircraft, Aircraft, Cessna 152, Cessna Aircraft, Transportation, Airlines

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