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US airfares on the rise, outpacing inflation

...Southwest Airlines and United Airlines ? controlling more than 80 percent of the domestic air-travel market. Discount airlines such as Allegiant Air and Spirit Airlines have grown at breakneck speed but still carry a tiny fraction of overall...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-08-04/us-airfares-rise-outpacing
US Airways' flight from Augusta Regional to Reagan National to end in June

...tickets for after June 4 need to contact the airline directly to book another flight. The Reagan slots were bought by discount airlines Southwest, JetBlue and Virgin America, which fly large aircraft that don't typically serve the Augusta market...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-03-18/us-airways-flight-augusta-
Airfares continue to rise, up 12 percent since 2009

...Southwest Airlines and United Airlines ? controlling more than 80 percent of the domestic air-travel market. Discount airlines such as Allegiant Air and Spirit Airlines have grown at breakneck speed but still carry a tiny fraction of overall...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-01-16/airfares-continue-rise-12-
Decade in Review: A wild ride in personal finance

...prove to be a last hurrah for the dot-com era before the bubble burst. February JetBlue takes to the skies as the discount airline joins Southwest Airlines in pressuring the major carriers to cut prices. By the second quarter of 2009, the cost...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/12/20/fin_560103.shtml
Finance
Airlines plan to add more fees

...row seat on AirTran and enjoy the extra legroom, expect to cough up $20. - Allegiant Air, a smaller national discount airline, charges a $13.50 "convenience fee" for online purchases, even though most other carriers encourage purchases...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/06/20/bus_528242.shtml
Business
Across South Carolina

...airline leasing company that says he personally guaranteed lease payments for two jets used by his airline. The discount airline, which featured scantily clad women in orange shorts and tight T-shirts on flights, will stop flying this week...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/04/17/met_77815.shtml
Metro
Atlanta poised for major tourism push

...which rivals Chicago's O'Hare as the busiest airport in the country, is served by major carriers as well as discount airlines including Spirit, Song, Independence, Frontier and AirTran, which is based there. The airport is an important...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/11/06/liv_20203.shtml
Life & style
Attracting a low-cost carrier can be a long, arduous affair

...more passengers and lowering fares by attracting a discount airline has been an unattainable goal for the airport, but...increased passenger load. This only improved when rival discount airline Independence Air began offering flights last year...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/02/06/bus_441955.shtml
Business | Augusta Regional Airport - Bush Field
Big Movers in the Stock Market

...quarter would be lower than the current quarter. NASDAQ Frontier Airlines Inc., down 27 cents at $7.87 The discount airline swung to a loss due to rising fuel prices. Intel Corp., up 14 cents at $24.38 The company said the latest version...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/07/31/fin_423829.shtml
Finance
Boeing posts $607 million profit, raises outlook

...business, the results show Boeing's commercial jet business on the upswing as a result of multiple orders from discount airlines, according to analyst Paul Nisbet of JSA Research. "If they come anywhere near close to getting the 200 orders...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/07/29/fin_423684.shtml
Finance