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Atlantic will create new low-fare airline SAVANNAH, Ga. - Atlantic Coast Airlines, which...intention to break from United Express and form a new low-fare airline. Independence Air will be based at Washington Dulles...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/11/26/bus_395503.shtml
Business
Wall Street jolted by a pair of critical analysts' reports

...University's business school. "It's having some effect on actual analyst behavior." In JetBlue's case, the low-fare airline's shares fell as much as 9 percent Tuesday after UBS Warburg analyst Samuel Buttrick initiated coverage of the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/05/11/bus_344098.shtml
Business
Attracting a low-cost carrier can be a long, arduous affair

...go after and what we offer them." Her counterparts at similar-size airports say the process of bringing in a low-fare airline is long and arduous, yet well worth it. How did they do it? In addition to the good-faith commitment from the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/02/06/bus_441955.shtml
Business | Augusta Regional Airport - Bush Field
Aviation groups come to airport's aid

...recognition. But, as the Aviation Commission has heard before, the proximity to Atlanta and Columbia, the lack of a low-fare airline, and a propensity for people to drive to other airports are all negative factors. "It isn't enough to be a good...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/12/17/met_302124.shtml
Metro | Augusta Regional Airport - Bush Field
Augusta aims for airlines

...bringing a low fare regional airline into Augusta. Those in the industry call it "the Southwest effect." When a low fare airline comes into the market, almost always, fares at all of that airport's airlines drop 16 percent and the number of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/08/19/met_296021.shtml
Metro | Augusta Regional Airport - Bush Field
Stocks mixed earnings news, investor caution

...2.53, or 23.8 percent, to $8.09 after the regional air carrier said it would establish an independent low-fare airline and ended its relationship with United Airlines. Advancing issues finished even with decliners on the New York Stock...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/07/29/fin_382433.shtml
Finance
Analysts wonder Airline stocks are flying too high

...299 between New York and San Diego, a route on which it competes with JetBlue. In April, Delta launched Song, a low-fare airline that competes with JetBlue and AirTran on select East Coast routes.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/07/01/fin_379943.shtml
Finance
ValuJet, now called AirTran, makes a stunning recovery

...crash of a DC-9 into the Everglades in May 1996 that killed all 110 people aboard made an industry pariah of the low-fare airline ValuJet. A little more than seven years later, the airline - under a new name, AirTran Airways - has made a stunning...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/09/01/bus_383794.shtml
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