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American’s bankruptcy, United’s cert, Airlines 4 America, passenger data, Air France missing its screws & a Gleeful commercial

In other airline, hotel and travel industry news this week… This is old news now, but if you’ve stayed away from media of all types this week you should know American Airlines filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. Long-time CEO Gerard Arpey also resigned as CEO and now Thomas Horton is taking the lead position.…

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Your frequent flyer data & complete fare information public knowledge?

The U.S. Department of Transportation and Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood withdrew a proposal yesterday that would have required airlines to submit passenger frequent flyer program data and complete fare basis code information to the government. The pending rule dated back to 2005 where the DOT had proposed additional data collection measures required of the airlines.…

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