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Notable Airline, Hotel and Travel News: September 13, 2013

A brief sampling of industry news that caught my attention today: JetBlue experienced an IT outage today delaying a majority of its flights. The problem was fixed by midday, though the airline said further delays could continue throughout the day. United Airlines will reportedly honor the $5-$10 tickets it issued yesterday during a fare loading…

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Notable Airline, Hotel and Travel News: August 22, 2013

A brief sampling of industry news that caught my attention today: Delta Air Lines will arm flight attendants with Nokia Luminas to “improve the customer experience.” FAs will be able to process onboard credit card purchases in real-time, including on the spot upgrades to Economy Comfort. American Airlines and US Airways got another kick in…

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American’s financials, Delta’s legroom, United’s new pilot rep, Google Hotel Finder and more airline & travel industry news

In other airline, hotel & travel industry news last week… An airline analyst predicts American Airlines could file bankruptcy in 2012. He points to the fact that American is “on track to lose $1.2 – $1.4 billion in 2011 and $1 – $1.3 billion in 2012.” The carrier’s cash position is also less than ideal…

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Delta Air Lines announces new International Economy Comfort seating

Yesterday, Delta Air Lines announced they would begin offering “Economy Comfort” seating on long-haul international aircraft this summer. In addition to about 4 inches of extra legroom, the seats will offer 50% more recline than the current economy seats, early boarding, and a complimentary open bar. Pricing will vary on the length of the flight…

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