Frontier's Dramatic Improvement: Airline Pulse News and Notes for April 14, 2016
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These are the air travel stories taking off on the internet today.
Complaints Are Down, Performance Up at Frontier Airlines
Major Improvements at Denver Airport
Singapore Airlines Hiring Female Pilots for The First Time
Strikes Complicate Recovery at Brussels Airport
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Some lawmakers have called for an end to subsidized air travel for rural communities in the United States. This has long been considered an issue for some in Congress who want to cut government spending.
Once again, Hawaiian Airlines has been named the most punctual carrier in the United States. Other airlines, such as Delta and Frontier, have continued to improve, but Hawaiian remains in the top spot.
Some airports are considering privatizing their security after long waits at TSA checkpoints caused problems over the busy spring break holiday. 22 airports, including SFO, already use private security firms at their checkpoints.
Lufthansa could be looking to take a stake in SAS. The German carrier is in talks with both the Scandinavian airline and with Brussels Airlines and may take a stake in one or both carriers as it looks to expand its operations on the continent.
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