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Delta’s 747s, PeoplExpress returns, American’s loss, pets flying cargo, Spirit reenters Denver & more airline news

In other airline industry news this week… Delta Air Lines announced this week new interiors featuring lie-flat seats in BusinessElite and “slim line” seats with individual entertainment units as well as an Economy Comfort section in coach will be seen on all 747-400 aircraft by October 2012. A total of 48 seats will occupy the…

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United Airlines adds 8 new routes & a vintage livery to an A320

This past Sunday, United Airlines launched 8 new routes from its hubs in Denver, Washington Dulles and Houston Intercontinental. Texans are the main beneficiaries of the new service from Denver with two daily flights each to Amarillo (AMA), Dallas Love Field (DAL) and Lubbock (LBB). All are operated by United’s express carrier ExpressJet Airlines, with…

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“I’ll pay someone $40 for their seat! Please! I have to get on this flight!”

I flew United Airlines from Burbank to San Francisco yesterday morning aboard the usual Skywest-operated CRJ-200. The flight was zeroed out in availability for a couple of days, and the seat map had only two seats left to assign (exit rows), so it indeed was looking full and perhaps in an oversell situation. While I…

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Constructing a mileage run

I’ve been scanning the fares for a couple of weeks now searching for good mileage runs coming in around 3 cents per mile (cpm), but haven’t found any gems lately like I did last year. One fare did pop up last night that looked sort-of attractive, so I thought I’d take you through my process…

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