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2011-03-27 18:00:00

SUWANEE, Ga., March 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Vision Airlines announces a Super Summer Sale just in time for summer vacation planning season, beginning Monday, March 28th, 2011 and ending April 10, 2011 at 11:59 pm eastern time. Buy a ticket at regular price and get a companion ticket for only $49* each way. Passengers may buy a $49* Companion ticket each-way when they purchase one regularly-priced ticket to most Vision Airlines' destinations. Vision Airlines services 11 states in the...

2008-10-03 03:00:19

The nation's economic downturn continues to take a toll on passenger traffic at Richmond International Airport. RIC's traffic declined 8.1 percent in August compared with the same month last year, the Capital Region Airport Commission reported yesterday. "Everything's down," the airport's president and chief executive officer, Jon E. Mathiasen, said. Air freight, air mail and air operations were also off, the commission reported. In August, 312,143 travelers used RIC, compared with...

2008-09-08 12:00:26

Ah, the end of the summer travel season. That means cheaper airfares, more seats to choose from, and room to spread your paperwork out on the plane -- not! The end of this year's Labor Day holiday marks the beginning of the sharpest downsizing in the airline industry since the 2001 terrorist attacks. Faced with sky-high fuel costs and a weak economy, big airlines such as Continental (CAL), Delta (DAL), United (UAUA) and American (AMR) are cutting their flight schedules as much as 14% this...

2008-08-30 09:00:46

Passenger traffic at Richmond International Airport continued to decline in July, though the month was the second-best July in the airport's history. "I'm anticipating that the fiscal year we're in now and next fiscal year will be off because of the economy," said the airport's president and chief executive officer, Jon E. Mathiasen, yesterday. Richmond's passenger total declined 6.8 percent last month compared with July 2007, according to the Capital Region Airport Commission. This...

2008-08-27 06:00:00

By Dan Reed Southwest Airlines, which grew at double-digit rates for years, will downshift into slow reverse this January. The USA's leading discounter and most profitable airline said Tuesday that it will remove 196 daily flights from its schedule on Jan.11. It also will add six new flights, bringing the net decrease in service to 190 flights out of its current total of just over 3,400 daily departures. That is almost a 6% cut in departures. Southwest officials have hinted at...

2008-07-24 12:00:49

By Staff Reports GREENSBORO -- The average cost of a round-trip airline ticket from Piedmont Triad International Airport was lower in the first quarter than from Charlotte for the first time since late 2005, according to figures released Wednesday from the Bureau of Transportation Statistics. Charlotte's average fare rose in the first quarter to $392, putting it ahead of PTI's average of $387. Fares from Raleigh-Durham International Airport remain the state's discount leader, however,...

2008-07-24 12:00:49

By Staff Reports WENTWORTH -- Rockingham Community College is making schedule changes in response to rising gas prices. Deans have reformatted some business and science classes for the fall semester. "Some three-day classes were consolidated into two, and some five- day classes were consolidated into four," said college President Robert Keys in a news release. "We will reformat more classes for spring semester, and our goal by summer 2009 is to operate the college on a four-day week...

2008-07-23 12:00:57

By Marla Matzer Rose, The Columbus Dispatch, Ohio Jul. 23--The one-two punch of Skybus Airlines' demise and nationwide airline industry cuts continues to affect Port Columbus. The decline in passengers at Port Columbus accelerated in June, according to data released at the airport board meeting yesterday. That prompted the airport to revise upward its expected passenger loss for the full year. Port Columbus had 631,029 passengers last month, 13 percent fewer than in June 2007. Overall...


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