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2008-09-08 09:00:31

MILWAUKEE, Sept. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Midwest Air Group, Inc. today reported August performance data for Midwest Airlines and Midwest Connect. Midwest Air Group, Inc. - Performance Report Eight Months Ended August August 31, 2008 2007 % Change 2008 2007 % Change Midwest Air Group Scheduled Service Revenue Passenger Miles (000s)...

2008-08-07 09:00:41

MILWAUKEE, Aug. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Midwest Air Group, Inc. today reported July performance data for Midwest Airlines and Midwest Connect. Midwest Air Group, Inc. -- Performance Report Seven Months Ended July July 31, 2008 2007 % Change 2008 2007 % Change Midwest Air Group Scheduled Service Revenue Passenger Miles (000s) 410,292...

2008-07-24 03:00:00

By Tom Daykin, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Jul. 24--While cuts by Midwest Airlines will leave travelers from Milwaukee's Mitchell International Airport with fewer nonstop destinations, other carriers are moving to fill some of those gaps. Since Midwest announced its cuts Sunday, AirTran Airways has said it will add flights to Baltimore, Florida and Las Vegas. Northwest Airlines Corp. will add nonstop service to Los Angeles. With the Midwest service cuts that take effect Sept. 8, and...

2008-07-23 03:00:43

By Tom Daykin, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Jul. 23--AirTran Airways is expected to announce today plans to beef up its service from Milwaukee to Baltimore and to several Florida destinations -- a reaction to coming service cuts by Midwest Airlines. AirTran plans to convert its Baltimore seasonal service to year-around service, according to a source familiar with the airline's plans. The Orlando, Fla.-based carrier will drop flights to Reagan National Airport in Washington, D.C., as of...

2008-07-22 15:00:48

By TOM DAYKIN After calling several times Sunday to reach someone at Midwest Airlines, and getting either busy signals or recorded messages advising hold times of up to 45 minutes, travel agent Katie Cianciolo finally decided to wait it out. On hold for about 30 minutes, she finally reached a Midwest employee, requesting a rescheduled flight for some customers who were booked for a Florida vacation. Cianciolo hasn't heard yet whether she will be able to rebook her clients, who bought...

2008-07-20 03:00:30

By Tom Daykin, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Jul. 20--Financially troubled Midwest Airlines releases its fall schedule today with service cuts, particularly to leisure destinations, that are the steepest in its 24-year history. The changes take effect Sept. 8. Some customers who have purchased tickets for flights that are being canceled may be rescheduled on other flights; others will be entitled to refunds. The new schedule reflects big cuts in service to Florida, the West Coast and...

2008-07-15 03:00:26

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. She may be among the 1,200 employees at Midwest Air Group Inc. who will be losing their jobs by mid-September. "Jobs are hard to find," said Swenson, whose boyfriend also works at Oak Creek-based Midwest...

2008-07-14 18:00:27

By Tom Daykin, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Jul. 14--Midwest Air Group Inc. said today that it will lay off 1,200 employees -- 40% of the company's work force -- because of coming schedule reductions forced by record-high jet fuel prices. Oak Creek-based Midwest Air, which operates Midwest Airlines and the Midwest Connect regional carrier, is cutting jobs throughout the company's operations, in all work groups, spokesman Michael Brophy said. The job cuts, scheduled to occur no later...

2008-07-14 15:00:36

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. Midwest, the second busiest carrier at Kansas City International Airport, said the affected employees will represent about 40 percent of its total employment at Midwest and its regional subsidiary, Skyway Airlines. Midwest said most of the staff cuts are related to the airline's decision last month to...

2008-07-14 12:00:42

By Tom Daykin, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Jul. 14--Midwest Air Group Inc. said today it will lay off 1,200 employees -- 40% of the company's work force -- because of coming schedule reductions forced by record-high jet fuel prices. Oak Creek-based Midwest Air, which operates Midwest Airlines and the Midwest Connect regional carrier, is cutting jobs throughout the company's operations, in all work groups, spokesman Michael Brophy said. The job cuts, scheduled to occur no later than...