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Airlines look for an edge in weather-radar systems

...Shooting the gap saved the airline a costly refueling stop...do the same for other airlines ? along with sparing...operations for Southwest Airlines, says the new system improves...a pilot for a major airline who also trains other...But he worries that airlines might think all that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-09-29/airlines-look-edge-weather
Not all airlines are soaring: Majors earn record profits while regional carriers struggle

...flying on a regional airline whose planes are...arrangement helps the big airlines pack their planes...that some regional airlines may fail, which...This week, an airline industry group said...Robert Mann, an airline-industry consultant...successful regional airlines are still making...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-09-10/not-all-airlines-are-soari
American Airlines agents approve union

...Customer-service agents at American Airlines voted overwhelmingly...reservations agents.The airline business is among the...a voice."American Airlines Group Inc. spokesman...the world's largest airline operator, plans to...people to the American Airlines brand.Negotiations...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-09-16/american-airlines-agents-a
Fire at Chicago air traffic center halts many flights

...The disruption was also likely to deliver a financial hit to airlines, Schwieterman said.An FAA spokeswoman in Chicago did not...loops over Michigan before diverting to Detroit.Southwest Airlines said it scrapped all of its flights at Midway and Milwaukee...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-09-26/fire-chicago-air-traffic-c
Business news

...AugustWASHINGTON - U.S. consumer prices edged down in August, the first monthly drop since the spring of 2013, as gasoline, airline tickets and clothing prices all fell. It was the latest evidence that inflation remains under control.Consumer prices edged...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-09-17/business-news
Malaysia Airlines to cut 6,000 staff in overhaul

...owns 69 percent of the airline, said the overhaul...the existing Malaysia Airlines business and its reduced...Thursday, Malaysia Airlines said the worst financial...chief executive for the airline, which is likely to...continue to head Malaysia Airlines until its new incarnation...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-08-29/malaysia-airlines-cut-6000
United Airlines is improving first class meal offerings in push to win over business travelers

...comes as American Airlines goes the other way...is part of the airline's merger with...decade since most airlines stopped serving...Dennis Cary, an airline consultant with...problems; other airlines were successful...customers that other airline do, leading to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-08-21/united-airlines-improving-
Business news

...in the strength of our business," she said.AOL didn't respond to requests for comment Friday.In other newsEUROPEAN AIRLINES can now allow passengers to use electronics during the entire flight, without putting them into "airplane mode," under...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-09-26/business-news
Officials say Georgia man posed as airline worker to get free travel

...spokeswoman for the airline.Investigators believe...flights and used other airlines too, costing them...in losses."Some airline industry employees...system by calling airline reservations centers. Many airlines use an electronic...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-07-11/officials-say-georgia-man-pos
Ex-DeKalb official faces charges

DECATUR, Ga. - A former DeKalb County commissioner used a charge card to buy airline tickets and hotel rooms for personal travel and other public money to make purchases at high-end department stores, federal...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-08-26/ex-dekalb-official-faces-cha