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New York (AirGuideBusiness - Airport Business News North America) Mon, Sep 21, 2015
U.S. airlines and one in Asia carried more passengers than any others in 2014 Two U.S. airlines and one in Asia carried more passengers than any others last year, according to figures published by the International Air Transport Association. The IATA figures list American Airlines and US Airways as two separate carriers as they were flying under two separate operating certificates last year but the combined American, with 142.3 million passengers, would have topped the list. Delta carried a total of 129.4 million passengers, approximately nine million more than its figure of 120.6 million in 2013, while Southwest ranked second in 2014 with 129.1 million passengers, a massive increase over the 115.3 million it carrier in 2013. Rounding out the top five were United Airlines, which ranked fourth with a total of 90.4 million passengers, and American Airlines, not including US Airways, which came in fifth with 87.8 million passengers. Total worldwide passengers carried in 2014 was 3.3 billion, a year-over-year increase of 5.8%. Fri, Sep 18, 2015
Delta employees to benefit from profitable year Delta Air Lines announced a plan to raise base pay for flight attendants and ground crew in December due to a...