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Bush Field reports increase in air travel

...General Manager Albert McDill said the airport has seen a marked increase in air travel since the Columbia-based discount airline, Air South, went bankrupt and discontinued service. Columbia is still serviced by major air carriers, Mr. McDill...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/03/17/met_224277.shtml
Metro
AirTran plans call center in Carrollton; to employ 200

...University of West Georgia will help recruit and train AirTran employees, said Tad Hutcheson, spokesman for the discount airline. "We're going to try to draw from the student population," Hutcheson said. The center, to open in late March...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/01/29/met_402683.shtml
Metro
Business briefs

...and record keeping. Registration is required; the fee is $40. For more information, call (803) 641-3646. Discount airline shows progress ATLANTA - Delta's discount carrier is performing better than expected, and the struggling airline's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/08/21/bus_385388.shtml
Business
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
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
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
Biz bits

...among business travelers who usually pay higher fares for last-minute or refundable tickets. The Dallas-based discount airline lost $37 million in the first six months of this year, and analysts expect that 2009 will be its first unprofitable...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/09/03/bus_546784.shtml
Business
Americans mourning terrorist attacks seek solace in prayer

...praying for U.S. leaders and the survivors of the attack. Terry Walsh, who works for a company that sells discount airline tickets, attended a Mass at St. Rita's Catholic Church in Dallas "to gain closeness to God and renew my strength...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/09/11/nat_318887.shtml
National
Big Movers in the Stock Market

...at $2.98 The security software company said it expects a loss of 4 cents per share for the quarter. JetBlue Airways Corp., down $1.03 at $27.69 June passenger traffic rose 41 percent from a year ago, the discount airline said.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/07/07/fin_421318.shtml
Finance
Raleigh-Durham attracts airline

...advance purchase. Those prices are markedly less than other carriers at Raleigh-Durham. "Southwest is the premier discount airline in the world and the premier growth airline in the United States," said Samuel Buttrick, an analyst with PaineWebber...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/03/05/bus_255191.shtml
Business