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  • Airlines for America, a trade group that represents large carriers, has said that its members don't have any plans to cancel or postpone flights because of the expected closure of 148 air-traffic control towers. The FAA announced the closures on Friday as part of its program to save $627M because of sequestration. The cost cuts will also affect major airports such as Chicago's O'Hare, where controllers will be required to work fewer hours per month. [View news story]
    You have an unrealistic view of the situation. Control of the Senate would require 67 votes, not a simple majority.
    Mar 25, 2013. 03:06 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • More on United Continental Holdings' (UAL) Q3: Passenger revenue fell 2.6% Y/Y to $8.8B with Atlantic and Latin America routes the hardest hit. Cites "tough operational challenges" during the quarter. Average fuel price per gallon was $313.4, inclusive of the impact of hedges. Shares -1.8% premarket. (PR[View news story]
    I'm sorry but I doubt any aircraft has ashtrays in the seats. Ashtrays in the walls can not be removed without a recertification of the weight and balance of the aircraft. It is likely there are aircraft in any airlines fleet that includes ashtrays in bulkheads or adjacant to lavatories.
    Oct 25, 2012. 01:11 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • United Airlines (UAL) plans to add daily nonstop service to Tokyo from Denver International Airport - the first carrier to fly direct to Asia out of Denver. The move continues an industry trend of unprofitable European routes getting trimmed in favor of new Asian routes. [View news story]
    Really? When does this start?
    May 22, 2012. 12:46 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • This Number Makes United Continental A Strong Buy [View article]
    You are an interesting read. Thank you for your thoughts on UA. I find them interesting and thought provoking.
    Feb 24, 2012. 01:36 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment