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Report gives US airlines lower marks across the board

...numbers to prove it."For the third straight year, Virgin America led the rankings. The niche airline with a limited route network was followed by Hawaiian Airlines and Delta Air Lines.Among other findings in the report:-LATENESS: The percentage...
Federal government, 6 states sue to block US Airways, American merger

...where US Airways has strongholds in Washington, Philadelphia and Charlotte. It would also increase American's route network to help the airline win lucrative corporate-travel accounts.
Parent company of American Airlines to cut 13,000 jobs

...grounding older planes.American also wants to generate $1 billion per year in new revenue through changes in its route network, fleet utilization and product improvements.Horton did not touch on the possibility of slashing employee pension...
American, US Airways announce $11 billion merger

...airline mergers to go ahead since 2008.The rapid consolidation has allowed the surviving airlines to offer bigger route networks that appeal to high-paying business travelers. And it has allowed them to limit the supply of seats, which helps...
Delta's turnaround moving fast

...the end of 2006. -Another $1.1 billion in annual savings is expected to be gained through changes to Delta's route network. It will reduce domestic mainline capacity by 15 percent to 20 percent; At the same time, it will increase international...
Airlines need to improve workers' productivity

...airlines have largely been too slow in overhauling route networks, schedules and procedures, leaving their businesses...say airport clubs and extensive but under-utilized route networks, which are intended to generate revenue premiums...
Delta joins airline alliance

...Continental has said it would reduce capacity. "Code-sharing is a very inexpensive and efficient way to extend your route network," said Rich Bittenbender, an airline analyst with Moody's Investor Service. "When someone calls up Continental...