Republic Airways

January 22, 2008 - 11:51am

Pilots of Indianapolis-based Chautauqua Airlines planned to walk an informational picket line on March 28 at Louisville International, Ky., and Indianapolis International Airports in protest of the parent company’s plans to start a nonunionized carrier called Republic Airlines.

January 22, 2008 - 11:51am

Pilots of Indianapolis-based Chautauqua Airlines planned to walk an informational picket line on March 28 at Louisville International, Ky., and Indianapolis International Airports in protest of the parent company’s plans to start a nonunionized carrier called Republic Airlines.

January 14, 2008 - 7:58am

Morrisville, N.C.-based Midway Airlines has reinvented itself for the sixth time in its checkered history, this time as a US Airways Express affiliate flying Bombardier CRJs.

January 14, 2008 - 7:46am

Great Lakes Aviation appears to have escaped a brush with certain bankruptcy thanks to a recently signed agreement with Raytheon Aircraft that gives the Wichita-based manufacturer a 36-percent stake in the long-foundering airline.

January 14, 2008 - 6:31am

Federal bankruptcy court judge Stephen Mitchell has approved US Airways’ plan to enter into a new operating agreement with Indianapolis-based Republic Airways that calls for the introduction of another 32 regional jets into the US Airways Express system.

January 14, 2008 - 5:58am

A Frontier Airlines Boeing 737 was struck by lightning on New Year’s Eve en route to Tampa, Fla., setting off a chain of events that culminated in the arrest of a mechanic in Denver the following day. Conforming to company policy governing post-lightning strike checks, the maintenance team in Tampa inspected the aircraft (number 313) and made an appropriate entry in the logbook. However, that didn’t satisfy the Frontier mechanic in Denver.

January 9, 2008 - 5:02am

The so-called “Jets for Jobs” program agreed upon by US Airways as part of the labor contract ratified by its ALPA-represented pilots over the summer has produced neither jobs nor jets for anyone so far.

January 7, 2008 - 8:56am

Greek regional airline Aegean Airways has surfaced as one of six bidders for the country’s ailing flag carrier, Olympic Airways. Aegean will compete for the rights to the airline with Olympic Investors; New Wings, led by Greek businessman Pavlos Vardinoyiannis; Golden Aviation, led by Greek shipping tycoon Spiros Restis; Chrysler Aviation; and Wexford Group, owner of U.S.-based Chautauqua Airlines.

December 28, 2007 - 7:36am

The Regional Airline Association (RAA) elected Republic Airways chairman, president and CEO Bryan Bedford to assume the chairmanship of its 2007-2008 Board of Directors at its November 27-28 fall meeting in Washington, D.C. Bedford succeeds MAIR Holdings CEO Paul Foley. The RAA also elected Trans States Holdings’ Rick Leach vice chairman of the board, SkyWest’s Chip Childs treasurer and Cape Air’s Dan Wolf secretary.

December 19, 2007 - 11:23am

Bombardier’s repair facilities at Indianapolis International Airport are now the Indianapolis Jet Center. The Canadian company moved out on October 31, and Keeker Aviation reopened the doors the next day under the new name.

 
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