Tag: airlines

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United Continental Holdings, Inc.
October 25, 2012—

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US Airways Group, Inc. New
April 27, 2012—

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Delta Air Lines Inc. (New)
April 25, 2012—

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Red flags in October for AMR bankruptcy…
November 29, 2011—This morning’s bankruptcy filing from AMR (AMR) isn’t a huge surprise: As we noted in a footnotedPro report on the company last month, rumors have been swirling for some time. But the news gives us an opportunity to talk about what we said in our Oct. 21 report (PDF, subscribers only) — and we’ll take […]

United Continental Holdings Inc
September 30, 2011—

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The cost of Southwest’s near-disaster: Not much…
September 6, 2011—On April 1, Southwest Airlines (LUV) Flight 812 suffered a 5-foot rupture in its fuselage, causing the cabin to depressurize rapidly and forcing the pilot into an emergency landing shortly after takeoff from Phoenix. Southwest canceled 624 flights over three days, found (and fixed) flaws in five other aircraft and the FAA ordered additional inspections […]

US Airways Group, Inc.
July 21, 2011—

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Leaving some wiggle room at United …
August 24, 2010—When United Airlines (UAUA) and Continental (CAL) were rumored to be tying up, we took a look at the sweet change-in-control benefits that United executives stood to receive. After some brouhaha, it was announced that United’s chairman and chief executive, Glenn Tilton would forego big chunks of that, which got a little attention as well. […]

Footnoted frequent flyer files for Chapter 11
January 6, 2010—Yesterday, Mesa Air Group (MESA) announced that it was filing for Chapter 11. Here’s a snip from a statement made by Chairman and CEO Jonathan Ornstein in yesterday’s press release: “Over the past two years, we have worked closely with our lessors, creditors and other constituents to restructure our financial obligations. These efforts have led […]

Airlines feeding frenzy on fees…
July 31, 2009—Earlier this week, I bought an airline ticket to Washington for a meeting next week. In the past, I’ve taken Amtrak or my new favorite, Bolt Bus, but flying — even booking just a week in advance — was actually $100 cheaper than the train and a lot quicker than the bus. Unfortunately this morning, […]