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Not all airlines are soaring: Majors earn record profits while regional carriers struggle

...don't say Republic, SkyWest or Mesa on the side ? they are painted in the colors and logos of brands such as Delta Connection, American Eagle or United Express.A decade ago, many of the regionals were earning steady profits. That began...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-09-10/not-all-airlines-are-soari
Delta navigates nasty winter, tops profit forecast

...on the average flight, up from 81.2 percent a year ago. The average fare per mile rose 1 percent.Including Delta Connection regional flights, the company spent $2.70 billion on fuel, its largest expense in the quarter. Still, that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-04-23/delta-navigates-nasty-wint
Direct to D.C., but not from Augusta

...of 2012, ceasing its second stint because its parent company filed bankruptcy.In 2000 and 2001, Comair was a Delta connection carrier to Cincinnati. It pulled out in late 2001 after a pilot's strike and a drop in air travel that followed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-05-30/direct-dc-not-augusta
Boeing's 787 jetliner makes first test flight

...I can't think of a thing about it that I'm not impressed with," said Joe Bierce, a flight instructor for Delta Connection in Jacksonville, Fla., who was among the 25,000 people who gathered to watch the takeoff. The two-member...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/12/16/bus_559636.shtml
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Augusta Regional sees increase in passengers

...Transportation Statistics, more than 7 percent of ASA's flights into Augusta in 2005 were canceled. Also that year, the Delta connection carrier was responsible for 12 percent of the delayed flights. In 2006, more than 4 percent of ASA's flights...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2009-11-15/augusta-reg
Local Business | Business | Augusta Regional Airport - Bush Field
Number of passengers increases

...Gainesville. According to Augusta statistics as of the end of May, the number of passengers is up 23 percent for Delta-connection Atlantic Southeast Airlines, and flights for U.S. Airways Express are down 2 percent from last year. "I think...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/06/23/met_528566.shtml
Metro | Augusta Regional Airport - Bush Field
Airport worker in fifth year of keeping planes perfectly parked

...sticker. "We get some unique aircraft out here," he said. As he finished helping a new employee re- fuel a Delta Connection flight's tank, Mr. Benifield continued to list the grab bag of duties that make up his job with the airport industry...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/04/12/met_520061.shtml
Metro | Augusta Regional Airport - Bush Field
Year starts with big jump in airline traffic

...500 more than in 2006. There are now 13 flights leaving Augusta daily. Going into the summer travel season, the Delta connection, Atlantic Southeast Airlines, has six daily flights, said airport spokeswoman Diane Johnston. US Airways Express...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2008-05-24/year-starts
Local Business | Business | Augusta Regional Airport - Bush Field
Business news

...regional carriersNEW YORK --- Delta Air Lines Inc. said Thursday it sold two of its regional carriers that operate as Delta Connection for a total of $82.5 million.Delta, the world's largest airline, said the move is part of its plan to streamline...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2010-07-01/business-news
Business
Airline performance is flying high

...Islands and to the Philippines, Australia, Samoa and Tahiti. At the bottom was Atlantic Southeast, which operates Delta Connection regional flights.For 2009, American Eagle, which operates regional flights for American Airlines, had the highest...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2010-04-11/airline-performance-flying
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