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Augusta Regional Airport - Bush Field | The Augusta Chronicle

...Regional Airport - Bush Field Augusta was one of 17 cities that lost nonstop flights to Reagan National Airport as part of American Airlines' merger with US Airways. Nearly all commercial air flights arriving and departing Augusta Regional Airport have...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/topics/transportation/augusta-regional-airport-bush
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Judge halts American bid to stop benefitsDALLAS - A federal judge has rejected an attempt by American Airlines to quickly cut off benefits for many of its retirees.American wants retirees who wish to keep their benefits to pay all the cost...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-04-18/business-news
High jet fuel prices have protected existing airlines from startups, prevented fare wars

...in the past Since fuel is such a great expense that doesn't happen anymore, said Scott Kirby, the president of American Airlines. "It's an equalizer." Skybus Airlines launched in May 2007 promising to sell at least 10 seats on each of its...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-04-16/high-jet-fuel-prices-have-
Airline customer complaints decreased though more flights were late and more luggae mishandled

...Hawaiian Airlines. Worst: American Eagle. Only American Airlines and United improved.The rate of lost, stolen or...standings, American Eagle, the regional affiliate of American Airlines, finished last, just ahead of SkyWest and ExpressJet...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-04-07/airline-customer-complaint
US Airways' flight from Augusta Regional to Reagan National to end in June

...director, Diane Johnston.Augusta was of one of 17 cities that lost nonstop flights to Reagan National as part of American Airlines' merger with US Airways. The merged airline ? now the world's biggest airline operator ? gave up 52 slots in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-03-18/us-airways-flight-augusta-
Third line steps up for Capitals in win over Maple Leafs

...suspended 6:23 after the start when Stars forward Rich Peverley collapsed on the bench? will be played April 9 at American Airlines Center in Dallas.The rescheduled game will not be picked up where it was ended.The rescheduled contest will begin...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/hockey/2014-03-16/third-line-steps-capitals-
Airlines upbeat despite winter filled with cancellations

...revenue, United Continental Holdings Inc. Vice Chair man Jim Compton said, although he didn't give a figure.American Airlines Group Inc. said Monday that it had canceled 28,000 flights in January and February, up 164 percent from the same...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-03-10/airlines-upbeat-despite-wi
2013 economy at a glance

...in 2013. It represents a 2-percent decline from 2012.US Airways Express: The airline, which is now known as American Airlines through its merger, flew 210,100 total Augusta passengers last year, a 1.2-percent decline.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-03-07/2013-economy-glance
United gets tough on oversized carry-on bags, plans to eyeball luggage at security entrances

...without the added revenue.Other airlines have bag sizers at checkpoints, but enforcement was sporadic at best.American Airlines asks staff at some of its largest airports "to do an eyeball test" of carry-ons. The airline has even used tape...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-03-04/united-gets-tough-oversize
For some fliers, mileage programs come up short

...programs at Southwest Airlines, JetBlue and Virgin America. The other behemoth loyalty programs ? AAdvantage at American Airlines and MileagePlus at United Airlines ? still base rewards on miles flown, for now.Here's how the Delta changes will...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-02-28/some-fliers-mileage-progra