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United & ARC excel, TSA PreCheck expands, airport PFCs, Alaska’s new routes, idiot of the week & more news

In other airline and travel industry news last week… United Airlines reported its January 2012 operational performance and enjoyed another month of increased consolidated passenger revenue per available seat mile (PRASM) – up 8.5 to 9.5 percent. On-time performance and the number of flights successfully completed also grew about 1.1 percentage points from a year…

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Southwest’s seats, AirTran cuts, TSA failure, Hawaiian expands, Airbus’ price increase, airfare transactions, pilot reinstated and U.S. travel

In other airline, hotel and travel industry news this week… Southwest Airlines will be adding an extra row of seats on their entire fleet of 737s with the introduction of new seat cushions and seatback pocket materials. The carrier claims the new seats are more comfortable than what’s currently flying, though seat pitch will suffer…

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New A380 & 787 routes, emissions tax threat, hotel rates, airline sales, pilot fatigue, Spirit makes bank and another new all-Business Class airline

In other airline, hotel and travel industry news this week… Thai Airways will take delivery of two Airbus A380s next year and will initially operate their first whale on regional routes, of which Bangkok to Hong Kong is probable. Once they take delivery of their second A380, service to Frankfurt will begin, followed by London…

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Scoot Airlines, cabin scents, iPads & apps, aircraft orders, route changes, ancillary fees and U-Haul

In other airline, hotel & travel industry news last week… Earlier this year Singapore Airlines announced they would be getting into the low cost carrier market using a combination of narrowbody and widebody aircraft, including refitting some of their existing Boeing 777 aircraft. Exact details have yet to be released, but it’s being reported Singapore’s…

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Declining airline sales; Obama scolded; new & imploding hotels; Tilton’s United; 787 update and Strategic Airlines

In other airline, hotel & travel industry news this week… The Airlines Reporting Corporation (ARC) reported a 4.8% decrease in tickets processed in July through which virtually all airlines account. A total of 11.6 million air transactions were settled through ARC, the lowest figure for July transactions for the last six years. This could be…

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