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Retired pilots to fight for pensions

...exodus of Delta pilots has drained the pension plan to the point where future lump sum payouts to retirees by the bankrupt carrier might be in jeopardy, according to the union. Delta has said it does not plan to make the next scheduled contribution...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/09/29/bus_7422.shtml
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Delta's pension plan is in peril

...Air Lines Inc. pilots has drained the pension plan to the point where future lump sum payouts to retirees by the bankrupt carrier might be in jeopardy, according to the union. The chairman of the pilot union's executive committee, John Malone...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/09/22/bus_6015.shtml
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Carriers cut speed to save on fuel costs

...aggressvie," said Steve Forte, the senior vice president of flight operations at UAL Corp.'s United Airlines. The bankrupt carrier aims to trim its anticipated $3 billion jet fuel bill this year by 0.5 percent by focusing on efficiency. United's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/06/10/bus_418438.shtml
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Bid for Delta is dropped

...Group Inc. dropped its $9.8 billion hostile bid for Delta Air Lines Inc. on Wednesday after a key group of the bankrupt carrier's creditors said Delta would be better off emerging from Chapter 11 on its own. With the dual decisions, Atlanta-based...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/02/01/bus_114797.shtml
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Deadline looms for Delta pilot ratification of pay cut deal

...Wednesday to approve a tentative agreement on temporary pay cuts their union worked out with management to help the bankrupt carrier deal with an expected cash crunch. If the pilots don't approve the measure, a court hearing would resume around...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/12/28/bus_36394.shtml
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Airlines may go Chapter 11 route

...pension obligations, "United has found one way to get closer to that benchmark." Mr. Heimlich said he expects non bankrupt carriers to take a hybrid approach to solving the problem, lobbying Congress for pension reform while working with employee...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/05/12/bus_452997.shtml
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Airlines need to improve workers' productivity

...Airways Group Inc. resulted in a 10,000- bag pileup in Philadelphia. It was a public relations disaster for the bankrupt carrier, which says it needs another round of concessions from baggage handlers, many of whom apparently called in sick...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/01/07/bus_439220.shtml
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Air South faces deadline

...identify the interested party but said it has experience in the airline industry, primarily in North Carolina. The bankrupt carrier must make a $110,000 insurance payment today on the five Boeing 737 jets it still is leasing. If the payment...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/09/16/biz_214717.shtml
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Kiwi to resume scheduled service Jan. 20

...Edwards-Wasatch Enterprises. Kiwi was founded in 1992 by a group of airline employees who had lost their jobs at other bankrupt carriers. They chose the name of a flightless bird because they had lost their wings.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/01/03/bus_202054.shtml
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Airline stocks hit turbulence

...for new entrants to survive." Analysts' favorites for 1997 include surprises such as Continental, the twice-bankrupt carrier that for years was considered a dog. Its moves to eliminate its failed Continental Lite discount service and add...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1996/12/27/bus_201767.shtml
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