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2008-07-30 18:00:39

HONOLULU, July 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hawaiian Holdings, Inc. ("Holdings" or "the Company"), parent company of Hawaiian Airlines, Inc. ("Hawaiian"), today reported a consolidated net income for the three months ended June 30, 2008, of $54.3 million, or $1.09 per diluted share, on total operating revenue of $319.2 million. This compares to a net loss of $3.9 million, or $0.08 per diluted share, for the three months ended June 30, 2007. The 2008 net income includes a litigation...

2008-07-23 12:00:57

By Cornelia De Bruin, The Daily Times, Farmington, N.M. Jul. 23--FARMINGTON -- Chalk up one more loss related to the high cost of fuel: Vision Airlines, of Las Vegas, Nev., is putting its plans to provide commercial service between Farmington and Albuquerque on hold. Last Friday, Vision laid off about 100 employees and grounded its fleet of Dornier 328 jet aircraft. Vision based its decision on the planes' high fuel burn rate and cost of operation. Vision planned to offer nonstop...

2008-07-22 12:00:49

By Clinton Thomas, St. Joseph News-Press, Mo. Jul. 22--Travelers who seek the best care in the air may want to double-check the fall flight schedule from Midwest Airlines. Midwest announced Sunday that it will cut all flights from Kansas City International Airport to San Antonio and San Diego and end nonstop service to Orlando, Fla., and Madison, Wis. The airline will suspend flights to Orlando from Sept. 8 to Oct. 20, after which Kansas City passengers can fly to Orlando via...

2008-07-21 18:00:34

Atlantic Southeast Airlines, a wholly owned subsidiary of SkyWest, Inc. (NASDAQ: SKYW), has reached a final agreement with the Association of Flight Attendants (AFA) on a three-year contract for the company's 1,008 flight attendants. In a vote conducted and verified by AFA, 70 percent of voting flight attendants cast ballots in favor of the contract. In response to the agreement, ASA President and COO Brad R. Holt said, "We are pleased to have reached an agreement that further showcases the...

2008-07-18 18:00:29

By Jane Roberts Delta Air Lines on Thursday backed down from plans to cancel a 10- year contract with Pinnacle Airlines, saying the two sides had worked out a deal. The terms of the contract, which expires in 2017, are the same except Pinnacle's deadline for having its full fleet in force was pushed back from February 2009 to May 2009. "We stated our goal was to reach a mutual agreement," said Delta spokesman Anthony Black. "We believe we have done that and that Pinnacle offers an...

2008-07-18 06:00:37

Pinnacle Airlines has announced that it will continue to fly for Delta Air Lines as a Delta Connection carrier under its existing contract, which expires in 2017. Delta previously served notice that it intended to terminate the contract, effective July 31, 2008. Pinnacle entered into an agreement with Delta in April 2007 to operate 16 CRJ-900 aircraft as a Delta Connection carrier and began operations under the agreement in December 2007. Pinnacle has already taken delivery of nine of the...

2008-07-16 15:00:42

Brazilian regional jet giant eyes China market with new orders BEIJING, July 15 (Xinhua) -- Brazilian commercial jet producer Embraer looked to a bigger share in China's regional aviation market with a new contract to sell five EMBRAER 190 jets to China's Kunpeng Airlines signed on Tuesday. The total list price of the contract came to 187.5 million U.S. dollars, and the first delivery is scheduled for 2008. "We have always been confident in China's regional aviation market expansion,...

2008-07-16 09:00:56

HONOLULU, July 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hawaiian Holdings, Inc. ("Company"), parent company of Hawaiian Airlines, Inc. ("Hawaiian"), announced today that it plans to report financial results for the three months ended June 30, 2008, after the market close on Wednesday, July 30, 2008. The Company also announced that Mark Dunkerley, President and Chief Executive Officer, and Peter Ingram, Chief Financial Officer, will host an investor conference call to discuss the results on the same...

2008-07-16 06:00:31

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. With the introduction of this first-checked bag fee, go! has reduced its second-checked bag fee to $17. Corporate members and customers traveling on government fares are exempt from paying the fee for the first-checked bag.

2008-07-15 09:00:59

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. With the introduction of this first-checked-bag fee, go! has reduced its second-checked-bag fee to $17. Announced last month, the second-checked-bag fee applies to passengers who purchased tickets on or after...

Word of the Day
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.