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By Jay Joseph An economic development director recently told me that his job is the one city job everyone thinks they can do. Folks don't think they can be the City Attorney or the Police Chief, but they think they can be the Economic Development...
Commercial AppealOptions for hopping a nonstop flight to Washington could shrink after the American Airlines-US Airways merger. The soon-to-merge airline isn't guaranteeing current Memphis service will continue, and a Southwest Airlines flight to Baltimore, starting...
The two dominant air carriers out of Chicago's O'Hare International Airport, United Airlines and American Airlines, scored poorly in yet another satisfaction survey, this time by J.D. Power & Associates. And Southwest Airlines, the primary carrier out...
Airlines continue to reap handsome payoffs from the extra fees they charge for checked bags and other travel-related services. Sixteen U.S. passenger airlines collected $841 million in baggage fees and $610 million for reservation cancellation and change...
Tribune reporterPassenger satisfaction on airlines has risen to its highest level since 2006, before baggage fees became widespread, according to the J.D. Power & Associates 2013 North America Airline Satisfaction Study released Wednesday. O'Hare's main airlines,...
The Akron Beacon JournalAkron-Canton Airport's future with Southwest Airlines is still strong, despite the low-fare carrier ending its Chicago Midway International Airport service in November, an airport official said. The airport still offers seven nonstop destinations...
Fliers are vastly more satisfied with their airline experience, and Alaska and JetBlue are tops at making customers happy, a new study released on Wednesday (today) shows. The results are the best for the airlines since 2006, according to the 2013 North...
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The Wichita EagleThe nation's 10 largest airlines, as a group, recorded a net loss of $145 million in the last quarter of 2012, compared to a $602 million loss in the fourth quarter of 2011, the Department of Transportation said Tuesday. The losses came after two...
Bradenton HeraldSarasota-Bradenton International Airport is keeping an open dialogue with Southwest Airlines despite its own marketing encouraging travelers not to fly with the carrier. Rick Piccolo, president and chief executive officer of the airport, told the...
The Akron Beacon JournalSouthwest Airlines is ending round-trip flights from Akron-Canton Airport to Chicago's Midway International Airport starting in early November. "As of this point, the Chicago flights are removed," said Kristie Van Auken, spokeswoman for Akron-Canton...
Tribune reporterAvid travelers know that all frequent-flier miles are not created equal. Award miles or points on some airlines, including United Airlines, are a more valuable currency because you can use them more often for free flights. A survey released Thursday...
Tampa Bay Times, St. Petersburg, Fla.If airline flights are shrinking nationally, those in Florida are (pardon the phrase) on a crash diet. Airline mergers, belt tightening and a recession that cut demand for air travel combined to contract the number of airline departures at U.S. airports...
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