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Federal government, 6 states sue to block US Airways, American merger

...and US Airways. But this latest deal would leave four airlines controlling more than 80 percent of the U.S. air-travel market."By further reducing the number of legacy airlines and aligning the economic incentives of those that remain, the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2013-08-13/federal-government-6-states-sue-blo
Airfares continue to rise, up 12 percent since 2009

...Delta Air Lines, 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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-01-16/airfares-continue-rise-12-
Delta to buy 49 percent of Virgin Atlantic

...half of Virgin Atlantic for $360 million as it tries to catch up to rivals in the lucrative New York-to-London travel market.Delta plans to form a joint venture with Virgin Atlantic so they can sell seats on each other's flights, share...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2012-12-11/delta-buy-49-percent-virgi
Airline fees limit ability to compare flights

...Airlines want to deal more directly with online ticket sellers and travel agents, who dominate the lucrative business travel market. Justice Department officials have acknowledged an investigation is underway into possible anti-trust violations...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2012-12-26/airline-fees-limit-ability
Online seller of distressed inventory takes on airfares, hotels

...and hoping to snag a portion of the lucrative online travel market. On Monday, Overstock.com confirmed on its Web site...The company first tested the waters of the online travel market in early 2001, but backed out "very quickly" due...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/10/14/fin_397009.shtml
Finance
Ticket prices still stifle use of Augusta's airport

...released this year, Augusta sees 46 percent of its air travel market buying tickets to fly out of other airports. The reasons...Airport. In 1999, 75 percent of Toledo Express' air travel market was flying out of other airports and ticket prices averaged...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/07/10/met_88408.shtml
Metro | Augusta Regional Airport - Bush Field
Augusta Airport solutions sought

...development manager. His first step is to repeat a Syracuse study that cost $40,000 to analyze the local air-travel market. After Friday's meeting, Mr. McDill drafted a letter to the Georgia congressional delegation requesting "modest...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/02/11/biz_203835.shtml
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Crowds, bookings suggest travel upturn

...said Dana Vannasse of Beacon Hill Travel in Weston, Mass. "I am quite amazed at how people have returned to the travel market. Client interest in Third World and soft adventure has grown tremendously in the last 90 days. Many clients have...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/11/11/bus_390468.shtml
Business
Delta stock drops after projecting lower earnings

...per share before moving back up in heavy trading. In a statement late Monday, Delta blamed softness in the U.S. travel market for its expected lower earnings for the quarter ending Sept. 30. "The domestic yield softness first seen in May...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/09/24/biz_215104.shtml
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Cut prices and they will fly

...Baltimore-Cleveland figures were one result. "The fares that many low-fare carriers charge can greatly expand the air travel market, enabling many who would otherwise not travel by air to do so," the department reported. Indeed, there are a huge...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/08/30/biz_213845.shtml
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