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airline

1. 
a. a system or organization that provides scheduled flights for passengers or cargo
b. (as modifier): an airline pilot
2. a hose or tube carrying air under pressure
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"We have in our revenue management group probably 200 people and that's all they do, is look at the data," says Pete Garcia, vice president for Latin America at Continental Airlines. Continental has invested millions of dollars into revenue management, along with other tech-driven programs such as online check-ins and interline travel, which lets a traveler use an e-ticket purchased from one carrier to travel on another.
SITA aims to save money not only for the 588 airlines it works with, but also for other companies in the air transport industry, such as global distribution services like Galileo and shipping companies like DHL, which will in turn mean savings of up to 25 percent for airport hubs too.
By the late 1990s, Southwest was the world's richest and most profitable major airline, inspiring successful copycats (such as JetBlue) and even forcing money-bleeding behemoths like United Airlines to launch low-cost hopefuls like TED.
During months of turmoil, politicians; consumer groups, and rival airlines warned that the impending consolidation would give birth to the world's largest airline and that competition would be jeopardized despite DC Air.
"Demographics are what make gay and lesbian travelers so important to airlines,' says Billy Kolber-Stuart, editor of the gay travel newsletter "Out & About" "Because many of us don't have children, a greater percentage of our discretionary income is available for travel.
"The approach subsequently was adopted by most other major airlines. But his biggest impact is a strong relationship with employees, even union employees, in a business not exactly known for cordiality." Lehman rates Northwest as "outperform," the second-highest mark on a five-point scale.
The airlines do compete--if your idea of competing is locking your rivals out of the stadium.
Alaska Airlines and regional affiliate Horizon Air will spend $18 million to bring the Airport of the Future check-in concept to Seattle-Tacoma International by the end of 2007.
Globally, airlines have accumulated $30 billion in losses since the 9/11 terrorist attacks, according to the International Air Transport Association.