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Mesa Airlines-operated Hawaiian carrier, go!, has announced that it will begin charging a first-checked bag service charge of $10 on all of its inter-island flights, starting August 10, 2008, to offset the increases in the cost of fuel.
HONOLULU, July 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- go! today announced starting August 10, 2008, it will begin charging a first-checked-bag service charge of $10 on all of its interisland flights to offset the increases in the cost of fuel and to give go! passengers more cost-saving options.
By Benjamin Spillman By BENJAMIN SPILLMAN REVIEW-JOURNAL Airline woes that make flights from hubs such as Las Vegas, Phoenix or Salt Lake City less convenient are making it downright impossible for rural residents to fly from small towns across America.
By Tom Daykin, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Jul. 15--Tina Swenson was 20 when she started working at Midwest Airlines as a ticket agent before eventually taking to the skies as a flight attendant. But, after 16 years at the airline, Swenson on Monday was looking at the "help wanted" ads.
Midwest Airlines is planning to reduce its workforce and its subsidiary Skyway's staff by about 1,200 employees, or 40% of current staffing levels.
By Randolph Heaster, The Kansas City Star, Mo. Jul. 14--Midwest Airlines will reduce its workforce by 1,200 employees as the airline struggles to survive amid record fuel prices.
Embraer and Kun Peng Airlines have signed a contract for five firm orders of the Embraer 190 jet, valued at a list price of $187.5 million. Kun Peng Airlines is a joint venture between China's Shen Zhen Airline and the Mesa Air Group of the US.
Pilots for Midwest Airlines Saturday feared the U.S. airline would soon file for bankruptcy after failing to reach a collective bargaining agreement with them.
By Tom Daykin, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Jul. 12--The corporate parent of Midwest Airlines appears headed toward a Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing, the head of the company's pilots union said Friday.
PHOENIX, July 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Mesa Air Group, Inc. reported its preliminary traffic figures for June 2008. Year-over-year available seat miles decreased 12.69% in June 2008 to 669,283,000 compared to 766,574,000 in June 2007.