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Airlines Ramp Up Competition In Dallas

May 20, 2015

The shares of US airlines dropped on Wednesday on concerns that several big carriers are gearing up for a fare war, with Dallas as ground zero.
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Etihad Says US Carriers Got USD$70 Bln Government Aid

May 14, 2015

Etihad Airways on Thursday answered US airlines' claims that the Abu Dhabi-based carrier benefits from subsidies, alleging that those airlines received more than USD$70 billion in government support since 2000, largely via bankruptcy protection and pension guarantees.
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Answers Sought On Gulf Airline Subsidy Claims

May 14, 2015

Members of the US House Judiciary Committee have stepped up pressure on the Obama administration to take a stance on allegations that three Gulf airlines received market-distorting subsidies, asking it to answer several questions by May 20.
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United To Lease Used Aircraft From AerCap

May 13, 2015

United Airlines announced plans to lease up to 25 used aircraft from AerCap, one of the world's largest aircraft lessors, to reduce its dependence on smaller, 50-seat jets.
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United To Drop Some Winter Transatlantic Flights

May 8, 2015

United Airlines is planning on cutting some transatlantic flights after the peak summer travel season ends as the strong US dollar weighs down international demand.
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United Sees Q2 Fuel Costs Higher Than Expected

May 8, 2015

United Airlines expects to pay more per gallon of fuel in the second quarter than it had previously forecast as oil prices rise and chip away at airlines' energy savings.
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United Reports Q1 Profit Of USD$508 Million

April 23, 2015

United Continental reported a first-quarter net profit of USD$508 million, but cut its capacity forecast for 2015, noting the strong US dollar has weakened demand abroad.
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US Seeks Comments On Gulf Airline Subsidy Claims

April 10, 2015

The Obama administration is soliciting comments from interested parties about US airline and unions' claims that Gulf carriers have received market-distorting subsidies, marking the latest step in its review of the matter.
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US DOT Proposes Delta Keeps Haneda Slot

March 27, 2015

The US Department of Transportation said that Delta Air Lines can keep a slot at Tokyo's Haneda Airport if it flies there from Seattle daily, upsetting competitors that had asked for Delta's slot to grow their presence in Asia.
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US Studying Claims In Gulf Airline Subsidy Review

March 19, 2015

The Obama administration said it is in the early stages of studying claims that Gulf carriers have received market-distorting subsidies, a review involving uncharted territory for the US government.
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White House Urged To Look At Gulf Airline Subsidies

March 17, 2015

A US congressional leader on transport issues has asked the Obama administration to look into allegations that Gulf carriers have received unfair subsidies from their home states.
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US, Gulf Carriers Take Their Dispute To Washington

March 17, 2015

Senior executives of US and Gulf carriers will take their dispute over whether Open Skies deals have led to unfair competition to a high-profile public forum in Washington as each side ramps up efforts to sway US regulators.
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