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2008-10-14 12:00:21

Panamanian flag carrier Copa Airlines has taken delivery of its 14th Embraer 190 aircraft. The acquisition brings the total number of aircraft in the airline's fleet to 41. The Embraer 190 has seating for 94 passengers with 10 in business class and 84 in coach. In addition to its 14 Embraer aircraft, Copa operates 27 Boeing 737 Next Generation jets. Pedro Heilbron, CEO of Copa Airlines, said: "After years of experience with the Embraer 190, we are absolutely convinced of its efficient...

2008-10-10 18:00:24

Low cost airline easyJet (EZJ), which operates several services out of Birmingham International Airport, has said it expects the industry to face a "very tough" consumer environment next year. Chief executive Andy Harrison said that carriers faced higher fuel costs as the US dollar strengthened against the euro and airlines which did not hold enough cash to foot the bill would not survive. "The world is gloomy out there," he told a press briefing. Despite this, he said that easyJet...

2008-10-06 09:00:34

Republic Airways Holdings has generated 684.19 million revenue passenger miles in September 2008, a decrease of 7%, compared to 735.41 million revenue passenger miles in September 2007. The airline's capacity decreased 2.3% to 992.18 million available seat miles, compared to 1.02 billion available seat miles in September 2007. The airline has reported 54,556 block hours in September 2008, a decrease of 5.5%, compared to 57,757 block hours in the same period of 2007. The load factor for...

2008-10-04 00:00:19

Gemma O'Reilly A new boutique private jet airline that aims to be the 'most desirable private club in the sky' has called in Citigate Dewe Rogerson. At the same time, Citigate has landed a brief to launch an exclusive private members club in London. The two wins indicate a concerted effort by Citigate to expand its luxury client portfolio as the credit crunch hits less affluent consumers. Citigate will be launching Jet Republic across Europe, but it will focus on the UK, France,...

2008-10-03 15:00:20

Republic Airways Holdings (NASDAQ: RJET), today reported preliminary passenger traffic results for September 2008. The company generated 684.1 million revenue passenger miles (RPMs), a 7.0% decrease over the same month last year, while available seat miles (ASMs) decreased 2.3% to 992.2 million. Block hours were 54,556 in September 2008, a 5.5% decrease compared to September 2007. Load factor was 69.0% versus 72.4% in September 2007. A total of 1,390,081 passengers were carried during the...

2008-10-02 18:00:20

DENVER, Oct. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Frontier Airlines once again led the recognized major air carriers in completion factor for the busy travel month of August 2008, while finishing near the top in several other categories, according to the most recent statistics released by the Department of Transportation (DOT). According to the DOT's monthly Air Travel Consumer Report, Frontier finished first in flight completion factor, meaning Frontier cancelled fewer flights than any other major airline...

2008-10-02 18:00:20

To: BUSINESS EDITORS Contact: Corporate Communications of Frontier Airlines Holdings, Inc., +1-720-374-4560, media@flyfrontier.com DENVER, Oct. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Frontier Airlines today announced that it has reached a tentative agreement with one of its unions for long-term wage and benefit concessions. Leaders of the Transportation Workers Union (TWU), which represents the airline's dispatchers, agreed to wage and benefit concessions through September 2012. The agreement will be...

2008-09-30 15:00:39

By TOM DAYKIN Starting Wednesday, Midwest Connect customers will be flying on new aircraft that come with badly needed cash for the airline's corporate parent. The first group of a dozen Embraer 170 jets, leased from Indianapolis-based Republic Airways Holdings, will begin flying Midwest Connect routes. The airline on Monday provided a sneak preview of the new aircraft, which will be phased into the flight schedule through Nov. 15. Republic, to secure the 10-year lease, is providing a...

2008-09-26 12:00:25

China Airlines has announced that it will launch a new daily service from Kaohsiung, Taiwan, to Manila, Philippines on October 1, 2008. The airline will operate the Kaohsiung-Manila daily service using an Embraer E190 jet, which has been leased from its subsidiary, Mandarin Airlines. It is configured into two classes with eight seats in premium economy class and 88 in economy class.

2008-09-25 21:00:26

DENVER, Sept. 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Frontier Airlines Holdings, Inc. (BULLETIN BOARD: FRNTQ) today filed its Monthly Operating Report for August 2008. Frontier reported an operating profit of $3.3 million and a consolidated net loss of $5.6 million. Frontier's results included the following items: -- $6.5 million in reorganization items, which included a $4.7 million loss on a sale-leaseback transaction and $1.8 million in professional fees -- A mark-to-market...


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