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People returning to air travel

...11 terrorist attacks. The Air Transport Association reported Friday that 38.7 million passengers flew aboard major U.S. airlines in November, down 19.9 percent from the 48.3 million passengers who flew during the same month in 2000. A...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/12/16/ent_326597.shtml
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Deep freeze might have cost economy about $5 billion

...production for the entire country."It's a small fraction of a percent, but it's still an impact," Gold said.Major U.S. airlines, which canceled about 20,000 flights starting last Thursday, lost anywhere from $50 million to $100 million...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-01-09/deep-freeze-might-have-cos
American, US Airways announce $11 billion merger

...and be based in Fort Worth, but US Airways CEO Doug Parker will run it.The merger would reduce the number of major U.S. airlines to four: the new American, United, Delta and Southwest.The deal is a coup for smaller US Airways Group Inc...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-02-14/american-us-airways-announ
Delta CEO opposes knives policy

...plans to implement the policy on April 25 as scheduled.Airlines for America, a trade association representing major U.S. airlines, has been supportive of TSA without explicitly endorsing the policy."We support the TSA's approach of combining...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-03-08/delta-ceo-opposes-knives-p
American divides order for 460 jets

...and Boeing to provide generous financing. American said the new planes will make its fleet the youngest among major U.S. airlines within five years."This is almost American rebranding itself," said aviation consultant Darryl Jenkins...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2011-07-20/american-divides-order-460
More flights arriving late

...the earliest period for which the agency has comparable data. In June, nearly a third of domestic flights on major U.S. airlines were late. Part of the explanation for the worsening delays is that demand for air travel is rising for all airlines...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/08/07/bus_138651.shtml
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Asia the prize, not JAL, in Delta-American fight

...tarnished image that has sent travelers to other carriers. Growth in Asia won't cure everything that ails the major U.S. airlines but it would provide a much-needed boost. Airlines can get higher fares for seats to Asia because international...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2010/01/20/bus_563856.shtml
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Fewer people flying but more people traveling over Memorial Day, AAA says

...before the terrorist attacks. The Air Transport Association reported that 43.7 million passengers flew the major U.S. airlines last month, down 13 percent over the 50.3 million who flew in April 2001. From January to April, air travel...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/05/19/liv_345791.shtml
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US Airways posts 4Q profit for 1st time since '06

...higher fares.It's the first time US Airways has made money in the last three months of the year since 2006. The major U.S. airlines have reported improved quarterly results due to increased travel demand and higher ticket prices.The Tempe...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2011-01-26/us-airways-posts-4q-profit
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Fee would let fliers avoid long screening

...but pleased." "We've been pushing and pushing and pushing," said Mr. May, whose organization represents major U.S. airlines. Mr. May testified that the government should develop the program before it puts in place computerized passenger...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/03/18/bus_409112.shtml
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