Archive | August, 2007


A quiet centenary for a big player

UPS keeps its first 100 years in the family.

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Asia’s Red Devils head for Vietnam

AirAsia boss Tony Fernandes is taking the low-cost carrier to Vietnam

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Do you know the way to JFK? American’s Arpey bites at the Big Apple

Gerard Arpey takes on New York with major JFK airport expansion, unveiled in a truly Gothamite event.

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More BA names in the limelight

British Airways managers have been named in court documents in the price-fixing saga

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Price-fixing probe gets personal

Names could be named at British Airways in the latest installment in the transatlantic price-fixing affair

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Is the break up of BAA inevitable?

A break-up of UK airports group BAA appears on the cards in the coming year or two

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North by Midwest for Texas Pacific

TPG says it won’t own Midwest for ever – and could sell it to Northwest, some day. Indeed, Texas Pacific, as TPG used to be called, may even sell its Burger King stake (no pun).

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Midwest’s back to TPG basics: AirTran to go it alone

Midwest goes with Texas Pacific cash, and AirTran goes back to its own growth plan, adding routes such as its new Las Vegas network.

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Aer Lingus green-lighted for Atlantic aspirations

Aer Lingus wins US Transportation Department clearance for US-EC flights wherever it wants.

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One daily flight and they’re proud? Network’s the answer

American Eagle adds ATRs to Savannah and Sarasota – short hops that make enormous sense when you remember the Latain network.

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