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Virgin America Top In US Airline Quality Study

April 7, 2014

Virgin America had the highest performance ranking among 15 US airlines in 2013 in an annual study as the industry's overall quality improved, researchers said on Monday.
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US Airlines Improve But Bag Handling Still An Issue

April 7, 2014

US airlines received fewer complaints from passengers last year but did a poorer job handling baggage, a study has shown.
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Delta/Virgin Up Battle For New York-London

March 30, 2014

Delta Air Lines has been making inroads in the dogfight over the lucrative market for business travel between New York and London, but the newly merged American Airlines is fighting back.
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Delta Expects Q1 Profit Hit From Winter Storms

March 10, 2014

Delta Air Lines said it expects a first-quarter profit despite a revenue hit of USD$90 million, as winter storm cancellations consolidated passengers onto remaining flights.
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US Airlines Hit Hard By Severe Winter Weather

February 19, 2014

US airlines have been especially hard hit by the recent winter weather, with flight cancellations and delays soaring.
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Several Injured As United Flight Hits Turbulence

February 18, 2014

Three cabin crew and a number of passengers were injured after a United Airlines flight encountered severe turbulence as it approached Billings airport, Montana, according to an airline spokesman.
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United To Reduce Cleveland Hub Flights

February 3, 2014

United Airlines plans to lower the number of daily departures from its unprofitable Cleveland hub starting in April because of insufficient demand, according to a memo to employees.
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United Emergency Landing After Smoke Reports

January 29, 2014

A United Express flight from Washington to Boston on Wednesday made an emergency landing in Delaware following reports of smoke in the cabin, a United spokesman said.
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United Continental Swings To Q4 Profit

January 23, 2014

United Continental on Thursday reported a quarterly profit that easily topped Wall Street expectations, helped by an increase in passenger travel, higher ticket prices and lower fuel costs.
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Airline Industry Mulls Jet Fuel Hedging Options

January 20, 2014

Taking out complex call options or even buying a refinery are some of the measures airlines should consider as they try to combat volatile oil prices, air finance industry experts said.
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Turbulence Causes United Flight Turnback

January 16, 2014

A United Airlines flight to Beijing returned to Newark airport on Thursday after encountering turbulence that led to five flight attendants being injured, an airport spokesman said.
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United To Layoff 685 Flight Attendants

January 16, 2014

United Airlines will furlough about 685 flight attendants, as the US airline looks to prune its expenses as part of a USD$2 billion annual cost-cutting plan announced last year.
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