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2008-09-09 12:00:24

Fees airlines pay to airports have suddenly come into focus as U.S. carriers struggle with rising jet fuel costs, industry observers said. Aviation consultant Darryl Jenkins told the Orlando (Fla.) Sentinel that airlines were especially concerned with airport fees at tourist destinations, where profit margins for the airlines are frequently lower than they are at business destinations. Orlando International Airport has recently negotiated contracts offering various incentives to Aer...

2008-09-09 06:00:26

By Scott Reid Deputy FLYBE, the fast-growing regional airline, has reinforced its commitment to the Scottish market after shrugging off sky-high fuel costs and a consumer slowdown to book record annual profits. The Exeter-based carrier, poised to become the second-largest airline in Scotland when its franchise deal with Loganair kicks in next month, said much of its attention would be on growing traffic out of Aberdeen and Inverness. Chief commercial officer Mike Rutter told the...

2008-09-08 03:00:16

By Anonymous The number of airline seats at Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport will drop in September and October compared with June levels before rising again in November for the holiday season, according to the airport. Beginning in September, air service capacity at the airport will drop 7 percent from June because of two factors: a stressed commercial airline industry and the Sept. 2 pullout of ExpressJet Airlines. ExpressJet said July 8 that it will cease operations...

2008-09-05 09:00:24

In the wake of airline scheduling cutbacks, Great Lakes Airlines is adding flights at LA/Ontario International Airport (ONT). Beginning Sept. 8, Great Lakes starts service to Visalia and Merced in California, and Prescott and Phoenix in Arizona. The airline will use Beechcraft 1900D aircraft. "With other airlines recently cutting destinations and frequencies at ONT, we welcome the arrival of Great Lakes Airlines," said Jess Romo, ONT's manager. "Passengers now have flights to new...

2008-08-28 09:00:55

Delta Air Lines has announced that it will launch a non-stop service between the Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport in Atlanta, US, and the Eduardo Gomez International Airport in Manaus, Brazil, beginning on December 19, 2008. The airline has also announced that it will start new service between Atlanta and the Fortaleza International Airport via the Guararapes International Airport in Recife, Brazil, on December 21, 2008. This new service increases the number of weekly...

2008-08-27 06:00:35

Delta Air Lines has announced a schedule change for flights connecting New York's John F Kennedy International Airport to Santo Domingo and Santiago in the Dominican Republic. The two routes will operate on Saturdays, starting December 13, 2008. The airline currently offers daily non-stop service between New York-John F Kennedy Airport, and Santo Domingo and Santiago. These flights will be temporarily suspended in mid-September 2008, and will return as a weekly service in December 2008....

2008-08-27 03:00:42

DALLAS - Southwest Airlines Co. will eliminate nearly 200 flights next year as it struggles with high fuel costs and a weak economy. The cuts will include one daily flight from Los Angeles International Airport to Chicago Midway Airport, Kansas City, Nashville, Oakland, Phoenix and San Jose. The move raised doubts about the company's goal of growing in 2009 despite the airline industry's troubles. Southwest will cut 196 flights while adding only six new ones in its schedule that...

2008-08-21 18:00:37

LIVERPOOL'S John Lennon Airport is gearing up for what is expected to be its busiest weekend of the year. Around 75,000 passengers are forecast to be moving through the airport during tomorrow, Saturday, Sunday and Bank Holiday Monday. Favourite hotspots include Malaga, Barcelona, Palma, Alicante and Nice. (c) 2008 Daily Post; Liverpool. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All rights Reserved.

2008-08-21 06:00:44

By Lindsay McIntosh SPANAIR, the airline which operated the plane that crashed in Madrid, has had a difficult year. Just hours before the accident, its pilots threatened to go on strike, while its parent company, Scandinavian Airlines Systems (SAS), has been trying to sell the subsidiary since last year. SAS has been struggling with high fuel prices and tough competition during the economic slowdown. It is laying off 1,062 staff and cutting routes to turn the airline around after...

2008-08-21 03:00:34

In response to raising losses due to high fuel prices and in order to withstand global competition, national airline Air India has withdrawn flights from some of its international routes including Jakarta and Kuala Lumpur, reported the Economic Times, citing the Press Trust of India as its source. The airline, which has withdrawn operations from Bangkok on the Shanghai, Hong Kong and Tokyo routes, also plans to restructure operations to New York, Toronto and Dhaka. According to media...


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omadhaun
  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.