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  1. Why higher fuel prices aren't so bad for airlinesRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Item

    ... longest post-deregulation stretch that nobody has started a new airline in the United States," Baker said. Virgin America was the last major new U.S. carrier. But since it started flying in August 2007, the San Francisco-based airline has lost ...

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  2. High oil prices actually good for airlinesRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | The Daily Gazette

    ... post-deregulation stretch that nobody has started a new airline in the United States,” Baker says. Virgin America was the last major new U.S. carrier. But since it started flying in August 2007, the San Francisco-based airline has lost ...

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  3. High oil prices actually help airlines stay profitableRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Seattle Times

    ... longest post-deregulation stretch that nobody has started a new airline in the United States," Baker says. Virgin America was the last major new U.S. carrier. But since it started flying in August 2007, the San Francisco-based airline has lost ...

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  4. American Airlines proves big letdown once again for two first class passengersRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    ... do coach if she can help it. So our last few flights have been in first or business on Delta, Hawaiian and Virgin America and all three fared much better, way better than American. As you might know American recently merged with USAirway and ...

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  5. How High Gas Prices Protect Established Airlines From New CompetitorsRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | Skift

    ... longest post-deregulation stretch that nobody has started a new airline in the United States," Baker says. Virgin America was the last major new U.S. carrier. But since it started flying in August 2007, the San Francisco-based airline has lost ...

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  6. Vajra To Play Intimate Show at NYC's The Bowery ElectricRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | PRWeb

    ... with Harakiri, Trapped in Static and New Beard. The band's fresh new sound has gained the attention of Virgin America, after they included Vajra's single "Erode The Will" on their In-Flight Entertainment Series. The band also signed licensing deals ...

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  7. High Speed Rail Eats Into Chinese Airline Profits - And That's Good NewsRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 2 | CaHSR Blog

    ... routes rather than place their bets on the short haul routes like San Francisco to Los Angeles. That's why Virgin America is leaving SJC and ending its San JosA to LA flights - they make more money flying east to other parts of the North ...

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  8. VOILA Hotel Rewards Partners with Mangalis Management GroupRead the original story

    20 hrs ago | KNDO

    ... redemption partners include airline programs such as Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan, TrueBlue by JetBlue, Virgin America Elevate Program, Flying Blue (Air France / KLM), Southwest Airlines Rapid Rewards, Virgin Atlantic flyingclub, EarlyReturns ...

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  9. One Southwest Flight Attendant Has Turned the Airline's Safety Speech Into a Sassy Comedy RoutineRead the original story

    Tuesday | E! Online

    ... to do anything - literally, ANYTHING - to get passengers to listen to the safety instructions these days. Virgin America has attendants doing entire choreographed routines in the aisles! That doesn't even seem safe! Meanwhile, Southwest has ...

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  10. Jazeera Airways Launches Five Flights a Week to Istanbul's AtatA1 4rk Airport Starting May 2ndRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Al Bawaba

    ... and its fully-owned leasing business, Sahaab Aircraft Leasing (five aircraft). Sahaab has assets placed with Virgin America, SriLankan Airlines, and Jazeera Airways. Established in 2005, Jazeera Airways Group is a Kuwait Stock Exchange-listed ...

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  11. Airline rolls out extra-wide 'Giant Seats'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 13 | Chicago Tribune

    ... Research Group. "Their objectives are similar to retailers as well: maximize their revenue per square foot." Virgin America offers "Main Cabin Select," US Airways has "Choice Seats," United has "Economy Plus," JetBlue has "Even More Space," Delta ...

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  12. Quick Palm Springs Getaways, in Three Price RangesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | 7x7

    ... have a few more ideas for quick Palm Springs getaways that will work with almost any budget. (And look out on Virgin America for travel deals, since they often have cheap non-stop flights from SFO starting at $49.) Stay here: It definitely smacks of ...

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  13. Which Airline Has The Oldest Fleet?Read the original story

    Monday Apr 14 | 700WLW Cincinnati

    ... the more of a safety hazard the airplane must be. Nothing could be further from the truth. When you See Virgin America has an average fleet age of 5 years, most will equate that with the age of saya car. Well, I drive a car that is 8 years old and ...

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  14. Jazeera Airways reports February 2014 operational performanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 13 | Al Bawaba

    ... and its fully-owned leasing business, Sahaab Aircraft Leasing (five aircraft). Sahaab has assets placed with Virgin America, SriLankan Airlines, and Jazeera Airways. Established in 2005, Jazeera Airways Group is a Kuwait Stock Exchange-listed ...

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  15. El Al's New Promo Clip Puts New Spin on FlyingRead the original story

    Sunday Apr 13 | Arutz Sheva Israel News

    ... Talent quite yet, but El Al, Israel's national airline, just upped its cool factor. The clip, modeled after Virgin America's viral safety video from earlier this year, incorporates techno music, dance numbers, and comic costumes to explain standard ...

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  16. How Old Is Your Plane? These Airline Fleet Age Rankings May Surprise YouRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 12 | The Motley Fool

    ... loyalty in a very cost-conscious industry. I would contend that there's no coincidence that privately held Virgin America ranked highest in U.S. customer satisfaction and that it also has the youngest fleet of the group. In addition, newer planes ...

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  17. Attention all passengers: Frequent flyer miles are on the descentRead the original story

    Friday Apr 11 | Yahoo!

    ... ticket, rather than the distance of their flight. With the change, Delta followed in the footsteps of Virgin America, British Airways and Southwest Air. If you fly Delta today, you could take a 2,000-mile trip from Atlanta to Los Angeles and have ...

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  18. February Was the Cruelest Month for Air TravelRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2014 | Mashable

    ... the country with the worst weather. Hawaiian Airlines - 90.1% Alaska Airlines - 85.7% Delta Air Lines - 77.5% Virgin America - 73.2% Skywest Airlines - 71.1% Southwest Airlines - 70.8% United Airlines - 70.0% American Eagle - 66.5% JetBlue Airways - ...

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  19. How airlines rank based on passenger complaintsRead the original story

    Friday Apr 11 | SFGate

    ... that had 10 million or more enplanements (flight segments) in 2013, Murray said. Popular airlines such as Virgin America, based in Burlingame, and Hawaiian Airlines missed the cutoff. Despite its horrendous complaint record, Spirit is making money ...

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  20. Hawaiian Airlines continues to be No. 1 for on-time performanceRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 10 | Business Journal

    ... were Alaska Airlines at 85.6 percent, Delta Air Lines , at 77.5 percent, American Airlines , at 74.2 percent, Virgin America , at 72. 9 percent and SkyWest Airlines, at 71.7 percent. For the 10th year , Hawaiian was the most punctual out of all the ...

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