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Delta Air Lines

US airlines deliver biggest gains to patient investors

Airlines such as US Airways and Delta are rated higher on average by analysts than 92 per cent of US companies. Photo: Bloomberg

The Bloomberg US Airlines Index of 10 carriers surged 35 per cent in the first quarter, the best start to a year since at least 1999. Wall Street projects that gains are just beginning for Delta Air Lines and US Airways, both rated higher on average by analysts than 92 per cent of US firms.

Tuesday, 2 April, 2013, 4:57am

Singapore Airlines in talks to sell stake in Virgin Atlantic

Singapore Airlines is in talks to sell its 49 per cent stake in Virgin Atlantic.

Singapore Airlines says it is in talks to sell its 49 per cent stake in Virgin Atlantic after people familiar with the matter said Delta Air Lines was discussing buying shares.

4 Dec 2012 - 3:10am

Singapore Air discusses Virgin sale; Delta said to be buyer

A Virgin Atlantic aircraft comes in to land at Heathrow Airport. Singapore Airlines is talking about selling its 49 per cent stake in the airline and Delta Air Lines is said to be a potential buyer. Photo: Reuters

Singapore Airlines Ltd. said it’s in talks about selling its 49 per cent stake in Virgin Atlantic after reports that Delta Air Lines Inc. is in interested in buying the shares.

3 Dec 2012 - 2:12pm

Northwest's narita comfort zones

Northwest Airlines maintains two WorldClubs lounges at its Narita hub, catering to members leaving on its 24 daily departures to the United States and other destinations in the Asia-Pacific region.

5 Oct 2005 - 12:00am

Cancellation of flight leaves 361 in the lurch

Northwest Airlines yesterday cancelled a flight for mechanical reasons, disrupting travel plans for hundreds of passengers who had to delay journeys by up to 24 hours.

29 Jun 2004 - 12:00am

Carriers on brink

THE AIRLINE INDUSTRY is facing possibly the biggest crisis in its history. Few people in the developed have not by now witnessed the tragic events last week, the terrorist attack on the World Trade Centre towers in New York.

18 Sep 2001 - 12:00am

Taiwan attraction

The new Landis Tainan Hotel, scheduled to open at the end of this year, will soon establish itself as Tainan's most prominent landmark. It is in the heart of the commercial district, and close to Taiwan's largest shopping centre. The 257-room, 49-suite hotel is 30 minutes from the domestic airport, each room has a high-technology business working station.

20 Aug 2001 - 12:00am

Hub link

Northwest Airlines and its Northwest Airlink affiliate, Mesaba Airlines, announced the addition of another non-stop route between Toledo, Ohio, and its hub in Detroit, Michigan. Effective on September 1, nine daily non-stop flights will service the lines' Detroit hub.

Century saver

18 Jul 2001 - 12:00am

Orbitz opens

Orbitz, the much-anticipated, new full-service Internet travel site founded by leading airlines American, Continental, Delta, Northwest and United is officially open. Orbitz claims to offer the most low-cost air fares and flight options on the Web. It promises the largest collection of discounted Web-only fares in one place, rental cars, holiday packages and other travel deals.

9 Jun 2001 - 12:00am

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