U.S. Airlines' Cut in Seats to Be Deepest Since 1942 from Bloomberg Delta Air Lines Inc. and the other big U.S. carriers are poised to make more cuts in available seats as the summer travel season ends this weekend, capping the industry's deepest retrenchment since World War II.More
Bill Seeks $2.50 Increase in Passenger Fee at Airports from The Chicago Sun-Times A bill currently pending before a U.S. Senate committee could hold a key to funding the next phase of the city's massive O'Hare Airport expansion. The bill -- the Federal Aviation Administration Reauthorization Act of 2009 -- contains a clause that increases the fee passengers pay for airports. It has already been
passed by the House.More
A Better Way to Pick Up Airline Passengers from The Philadelphia Inquirer Oh, Philly: So much angst
over picking up passengers arriving at the airport! Those tickets for idling on I-95 shoulders and ramps that police started handing out this week after years of an admittedly ineffective "move-it-along" policy. The getting lost while trying to find the PennDot park-and-ride area on Bartram Avenue, which poses as a surrogate airport cell-phone lot. And all those unhelpful signs.More
Metro Seeks to Woo Airlines with Incentives from The Detroit News Detroit Metropolitan Airport wants to offer airlines an incentive to start new service to southeastern Michigan. The Wayne County Airport Authority board
will vote on a proposal to drastically reduce landing fees for airlines that launch new routes to Metro Airport and keep them running for at least a year.More
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Fragile Air Traffic Recovery Under
Way from Reuters A recovery in air traffic is under way, according to latest data from a global industry body, in another sign the world economy is clawing its way out of recession. But the recovery will be "volatile and weak", the International Air Transport
Association said on Thursday, indicating the turbulence that has buffeted an industry facing another year of multi-billion dollar losses is not at an end.More
Drop in European Airport Traffic Eases in July from Forbes European airline passenger and freight traffic dropped much less sharply year-on-year in July than in the first half of 2009, airports body ACI Europe said after a survey of 106 airports. Passenger traffic at European airports fell 4.3 percent compared to July 2008, versus an average 9.6 percent drop during the preceding six months of this year. More
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