Any rent Massport collects from airlines
and reserve funds will go toward repaying the bonds; the remainder will be covered by Ambac Assurance Corp.
As I look at it, airlines
are going from the QE2 of the air to the Greyhound buses of the air,'' said Michael Shonstrom, chief investment officer at Shonstrom Research Associates in Denver.
Since American Airlines
launched the first frequent flier program in 1981, the concept has become the most successful customer loyalty promotion in history.
Stempler then stated, "As good as the 'IAPA Travel Safety Alert' airline
safety rating system is in predicting the likelihood of future fatal airline
accidents, and as safe as the 'IAPA Travel Safety Alert's' list of the world's safest airlines
are, there can be no guarantee that a very safe airline
will not have a fatal accident in the future.
do compete--if your idea of competing is locking your rivals out of the stadium.
is a rapidly expanding airline
said it will suspend its daily San Diego-Maui service Jan.
It is anticipated that the presentations to the airlines
will take place as early as this fall or as late as in the spring of 2002,'' Bob Toone wrote in a memo to the City Council.
had secured their positions in Latin America long before.
Stempler stated that "the airlines
had a theory that if they build it they will come' -- but they were wrong, the passengers didn't come.
In deregulating the airlines
in October 1978, Congress decided to stop treating the industry as a public utility.
With the implementation of Sabre Airline
Solutions' passenger reservations and departure control systems, the SabreSonic Passenger Solutions, Kingfisher Airlines
will be able to manage its reservations, pricing, ticketing and reporting efficiently.
The Amex airline
index is up 9 percent from a year ago, while shares of American Airlines
parent AMR, and Continental Airlines
are trading at their highest since August 2001.
Except for the slipshod inspections, the loose regulations, and the untrained pilots, commuter airlines
are pretty safe
As the airline
industry begins to stabilize, there is a greater appetite by the airlines
to focus on improving the airline
experience and its product offerings," said Chet Gray, ASBTA Vice President.