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 US airlines achieve 83 percent passenger load factor, highest level since 1945

US Airline Industry US airlines achieve 83 percent passenger load factor, highest level since 1945

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Airlines for America(A4A), the industry trade organization, announced that in 2012 the U.S.

US airlines deliver best on-time performance, baggage handling results

US Airline Industry US airlines deliver best on-time performance, baggage handling results

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Airlines for America (A4A) said airlines are continuing to deliver strong on-time performance, including the second best November on-time results ever recorded.

Strong air travel demand this winter period

42 Million Passengers Will Fly on US Airlines over 21-Day Winter Holiday Period Strong air travel demand this winter period

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Airlines for America (A4A), the industry trade organization for the leading U.S.

Passage of No-Hassle Flying Act lauded

No-Hassle Flying Act of 2012 Passage of No-Hassle Flying Act lauded

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Airlines for America (A4A), the industry trade organization for the leading U.S. airlines, today commended the House of Representatives for passing S.

Airlines for America launches National Airline Policy campaign

US Airline Industry Airlines for America launches National Airline Policy campaign

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Airlines for America (A4A), the industry trade organization for the leading U.S.

Senate passes bill that allows US airlines not to participate in EU ETS

European Union Emissions Trading Scheme Senate passes bill that allows US airlines not to participate in EU ETS

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Airlines for America (A4A), the airline industry trade organization, today commended the Senate for passage of S.

US carriers deliver best on-time performance in over two years

US Airline Industry US carriers deliver best on-time performance in over two years

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Airlines for America (A4A), the industry trade organization for the leading U.S.

A4A forecasts record summer international air travel

Airlines for America A4A forecasts record summer international air travel

WASHINGTON, DC - Airlines for America (A4A), the industry trade association for the leading U.S.

US airline industry: Unprecedented era of safer skies

US Airline Industry US airline industry: Unprecedented era of safer skies

These days, stories about airline crew-member meltdowns and traffic controllers asleep on the job are enough to make even the bravest fliers clutch their armrests a little tighter.

A4A supports nomination of Michael Huerta as FAA Administrator

Federal Aviation Administration A4A supports nomination of Michael Huerta as FAA Administrator

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Airlines for America (A4A), the industry trade organization for the leading U.S. airlines, commended the Obama administration on the nomination of Michael P.

Airlines for America challenges German departure tax

Legal complaint to reject German Air Transport Tax filed Airlines for America challenges German departure tax

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Airlines for America (A4A), the industry trade organization for the leading U.S.

Bipartisan support of US Senate EU ETS bill commended

European Union Emissions Trading Scheme Bipartisan support of US Senate EU ETS bill commended

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Airlines for America (A4A), the industry trade organization for the leading U.S. airlines, today commended Sen.

US carriers post all-time lows for bumped passengers, mishandled bags

US DOT Air Travel Consumer Report US carriers post all-time lows for bumped passengers, mishandled bags

It seems the airlines are doing something right. U.S. air carriers posted all-time lows for the number of mishandled bags and bumped passengers in 2011, according to reports released Tuesday.

FlightRights:  Airline scare tactics follow tarmac delay fines

Flight Delays FlightRights: Airline scare tactics follow tarmac delay fines

By Nelson Alcantara, eTN editor-in-chief

The largest non-profit consumer organization in the United States representing airline passengers, FlightRights.org, has cautioned that empty threats by airlines against consumers to cancel more ...

New bill to make US visa process easier for international visitors

Welcoming Business Travelers and Tourists to America Act New bill to make US visa process easier for international visitors

WASHINGTON - The Air Transport Association of America (ATA), the industry trade organization for the leading U.S.

Just say no to Obama's proposed airline taxes

Ridiculous Government Taxation Just say no to Obama's proposed airline taxes

By Nelson Alcantara, eTN editor-in-chief

Citing that the proposed airline taxes will eliminate jobs, force higher fares and reduce service, the Air Transport Association of America (ATA) has called on members of the US Congress to reject ...

Hawaiian Air CEO to speak about airline's brand recognition program

Sales and Marketing Executives International Hawaiian Air CEO to speak about airline's brand recognition program

HONOLULU, Hawaii – Sales and Marketing Executives International (SMEI), Honolulu Chapter, is proud to announce that Mark Dunkerley, President and CEO of Hawaiian Airlines, will be a guest ...

Air Transport Association reports March revenue gains

15th consecutive month of revenue growth for US airlines Air Transport Association reports March revenue gains

WASHINGTON - The Air Transport Association of America (ATA), the industry trade organization for the leading U.S.

American may become only US airline with nonstops between LA and Shanghai

Daily Flights Beginning Next Year American may become only US airline with nonstops between LA and Shanghai

FORT WORTH, Texas - Today, American Airlines filed an application with the US Department of Transportation seeking authority to launch nonstop service from Los Angeles International Airport to ...

Consumer Travel Alliance finds major US airlines not disclosing most fees on websites

US carriers not disclosing fees Consumer Travel Alliance finds major US airlines not disclosing most fees on websites

WASHINGTON - The Consumer Travel Alliance (CTA), a non-profit organization promoting consumer interests on travel policy issues, today released an analysis showing that major U.S.

EL AL Airlines plans more codeshare agreements with US airlines

Negotiating With 2 To 3 US Airlines EL AL Airlines plans more codeshare agreements with US airlines

As part of the handover process, Haim Romano, the outgoing CEO of Israel's EL AL Airlines, and his replacement, Eliezer Shkediare, are visiting the different EL AL offices worldwide.

US carriers might be forced to cut seat capacity by 5%

Airline Industry US carriers might be forced to cut seat capacity by 5%

Delta Air Lines Inc., American Airlines and other U.S. carriers may need to trim as much as 5 percent more seating capacity after the summer travel season to increase fares.

"The fewer bags you check, the fewer bags you lose"

US Airlines Losing Less Luggage "The fewer bags you check, the fewer bags you lose"

By chicagotribune.com

Airlines lost 1.3 million fewer bags in 2008, as more passengers wheeled, dragged and toted their luggage aboard planes to avoid paying new fees to check bags, federal data show.

Ethnic profiling persists at airports

Ethinic Profiling Ethnic profiling persists at airports

By Harriet Baskas, msnbc.com

One thing is for sure: You will be detained and arrested if you pull a stunt like the one Lawrence Johnson pulled on a flight heading in to LAX last week.

R.O.A.R.: The state of air travel

R.O.A.R. R.O.A.R.: The state of air travel

By Grace De Libero

I own Midtown travel in NYC. I have been a travel agent for thirty years, starting at Rosenbluth Travel in Philadelphia while attending Temple University.

R.O.A.R.:  Fuel prices are not to blame

R.O.A.R.: R.O.A.R.: Fuel prices are not to blame

Having been in the travel agency business for over 20 years, I have witnessed some good years and bad years.

The beleaguered plight of US airlines

US Aviation The beleaguered plight of US airlines

By Hazel Heyer, Special to eTN

Year 2008 will be another year reported to see year-on-year decline in traffic. The last five or six years showed the market actually contracted.

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