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Augusta Regional commercial passenger numbers remain flat

...recorded another flat year of growth for commercial airline passengers, a result airline officials attribute to a fixed number of seats...commercial passenger growth is representative of the airline industry's massive consolidations in recent...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-01-28/augusta-regional-commercial-p
American Airlines tops Street 4Q forecasts

...Airlines is logging record profits and rewarding shareholders just one year removed from bankruptcy court and a big merger.The airline is getting a lift from lower fuel prices and steady demand for travel and CEO Doug Parker says 2015 is shaping up as another...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-01-27/american-airlines-tops-str
Disappointing outlooks for companies like Caterpillar, Microsoft, drive stocks lower

...results, such as American Airlines Group, which recorded record quarterly profit, also delivered cautionary notes. The airline said a key revenue figure would decline in the next quarter.Weakening currencies versus the dollar was a recurrent theme...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-01-27/disappointing-outlooks-com
SkyMall files for bankruptcy as passengers find new distractions

NEW YORK - Apparently, airline passengers aren't buying enough garden gnomes, superhero pajamas...airlines to keep filling their planes with the magazine. Fewer airline seats now have seatback pockets to hold a magazine. And airlines...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-01-23/skymall-files-bankruptcy-p
Airline employee in gun plot

ATLANTA - An Atlanta airline baggage handler suspected of helping...and ramp agent, was fired from the airline for abusing its buddy pass system...security of our customers and employees," airline spokesman Morgan Durrant said in an...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-12-23/airline-employee-gun-plot
Delta reports 4Q loss of $712 million

...value of its fuel-hedging contracts, but the airline's results were still better than Wall Street expected...ways for Delta, the nation's third-biggest airline company. The airline's spending on fuel plunged 83 percent, a savings...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-01-20/delta-reports-4q-loss-712-
Shares of Branson-backed Virgin America start trading with tailwind from airline industry

...27, $4 higher than the price that the airline set, and closed at $30.The timing of the IPO by the Richard Branson-backed airline could hardly be better. Airlines stocks...Virgin America is now profitable.The airline priced the shares at $23, near the middle...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-11-14/shares-branson-backed-virg
Rants & Raves

...possibility of killing unsuspecting drivers. WE SHOULD HELP Americans who want to join jihad movements. We should provide airline tickets (one-way, of course) and pull their passports. I HAD SEEN TRAILERS for the new movie The Interview and had no...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-01-08/rants-raves
Lindsey Vonn is sick as World Cup races approach in Austria

...didn't have any ski clothes, like my helmet, my back protector, my suit," Vonn said. "I was pretty worried as (the airline) had no idea where it was, it was not in their system."Vonn was far from her best at Thursday's first downhill training...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-01-08/lindsey-vonn-sick-wo
Melton Walden

...instrument pilot ratings. -In 1978, Mel accepted employment with Saudi Arabia Airlines in Jeddah. He remained with the airline for the next eighteen years. -In 1997, Mel went to work with Polar Air Cargo. He remained until he was forced to abandon...

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