By Michael Garko, In Airline News Allegiant reported a profit of $17.2 million for the first quarter, or 89 cents per share. It is Allegiant’s 33rd consecutive profitable quarter. About these ads
By Michael Garko, In Airline News Southwest’s continued growth at Denver International Airport has made it the new number two airline in marketshare. Southwest reportedly passed based Frontier Airlines near the end of 2010, as has pulled away ever since.
By Michael Garko, In Airline News Air Canada is eliminating the Jazz brand in favor of an Air Canada express moniker for its regional flights. Rollout is expected to launch May 1 on its new Toronto Island route.
By Michael Garko, In Airline News Hawaiian Airlines reported today that it managed a $855,000 profit in the first three months of 2011. The number is an increase from a $216,000 profit during the same period last year.
By Michael Garko, In Airline News According to French investigators, the chasis of the flight data recorder from Air France flight 447 has been found. Reportedly, the memory unit that contains the data is missing.
By Michael Garko, In Airline News Southwest CEO Gary Kelly’s hopes of completing his airline’s merger with AirTran by May 2nd appear to have been made possible today as the United States Justice Department stated that they would not oppose the merger.
By: Michael Garko, In Airline News Southwest Airlines flight 1313, a Boeing 737-700, slid off of runway 13 center at Chicago’s Midway Airport early Tuesday afternoon. It was then reported stuck on the mud near the end of the runway according to the Chicago Tribune.
Crossing newswires now, the Associate Press writes: US Airways says its first-quarter loss more than doubled to $114 million as fuel prices rose sharply.
By: Michael Garko, In Airline News Shreveport Regional Airport has placed a staff member on administrative leave after an overlook caused the airport to miss a deadline to apply for almost $700,000 in grant money for its noise mitigation plan.
By Michael Garko Delta Air Lines announced this morning that the airline lost $318 million, or 38 cents per share.
By Michael Garko, In Airline News Edelweiss Air announced today that the Swiss leisure carrier will launch weekly nonstop service to Orlando International Airport .
The Eastern Iowa Airport will again offer non-stop service to Atlanta with the announcement from Delta Air Lines that a daily flight will start in mid-August.
By Alan Levin, USA TODAY The union representing air-traffic controllers says it will continue to press for carefully controlled naps and other measures to reduce fatigue, despite the insistence by transportation officials that such measures will not be allowed.
An apparently agitated passenger attacked a flight attendant on Alitalia Flight 329 from Paris to Rome late Sunday and asked that the flight be diverted to Tripoli, Libya, the airline said.
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