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 Northwest Airlines - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Northwest Airlines (IATA: NW, ICAO: NWA, and Callsign: Northwest) is an airline headquartered in Eagan, Minnesota, with three major hubs in the United States: Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport, Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport, and Memphis International Airport.
The airline's operations were expanded to smaller cities in the region by the end of the decade.
The airline took delivery of the Boeing 720B in 1961, and in 1963, with the new Boeing 707, and the retirement of the last propeller aircraft, Northwest became the first U.S. airline with an all-turbofan jet fleet.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Northwest_Airlines   (3045 words)

 Republic Airlines - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Republic Airlines is the name of two different airlines (past and present) based in the United States.
The former Republic Airlines (IATA: RC, ICAO: REP, and Callsign: Republic)was an airline formed on 1 July 1979 by the merger of North Central Airlines and Southern Airways.
On January 23, 1986, Northwest Airlines, flying since 1947 under the name Northwest Orient, announced that it would purchase Republic for $884 million; the merger was completed on October 1.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Republic_Airlines   (380 words)

 USATODAY.com - Travel - News - New airline chooses Louisville home   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
The airline hopes to have 10 jets operational by the end of 2003, with all 20 aircraft in service by July 2004.
Republic Airlines expects to complete Department of Transportation and FAA certification within the next six months.
Chautauqua Airlines is a regional airline offering commercial service on approximately 400 flights daily to 48 cities in 24 states, the Bahamas and Canada.
www.usatoday.com /travel/news/2003/2003-02-25-republic-sdf.htm   (389 words)

 Northwest Airlink :: Operated by Pinnacle Airlines Inc.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Pinnacle Airlines, formerly Express Airlines I, was founded in 1985 with the intent of offering regional airline passenger feed to a code sharing, major airline’s hub.
Republic’s dilemma was that its fleet of fifty-seat Convair CV-580s and ninety-seat DC-9s could not economically serve the smaller communities.
Northwest Airlines, which at that time had its own code sharing network of regional airlines operating as Northwest Airlink, was more than happy to incorporate the existing Express I into its network.
www.nwairlink.com /pinnacleinfo.htm   (644 words)

 Regional carriers reshaping air travel
The airline industry always has been volatile and competitive -- the closest thing to outright war, one analyst calls it -- but some say this transformation is on par with the change from propellers to jets.
Republic's fleet has grown from just a handful of jets to more than 80 and is expected to reach 129 by October 2005.
Republic Airways Holdings, the parent company of Chautauqua, for example, has grown from 680 employees in 1999 to more than 2,100 now and should be approaching 3,000 by the fall of 2005.
www.indystar.com /articles/0/147019-6420-102.html   (2274 words)

 Encyclopedia: Northwest Airlines   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Most airlines employ a distinctive and internationally recognised call sign that is normally spoken during airband radio transmissions as a prefix to the flight number.
An Airline hub is an airport that an airline uses as a transfer point to get passengers to their intended destination.
In the airline industry, a focus city is a location that is not a hub, but from which the airline has flights to at least several destinations other than its hubs.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Northwest-Airlines   (1497 words)

 Republic Airways Holdings Investor Relations
In connection with the new agreement, Republic Airways Holdings will issue warrants to Delta allowing for the purchase of up to 960,000 of its common shares at an exercise price of $11.60, which is the closing price of the stock on December 22, 2004.
The term of the new Republic agreement is 14 years, and Delta received a termination for convenience right, which can be exercised no earlier than the eighth year of the agreement.
Chautauqua Airlines amended agreement calls for a two year contract term extension to May 31, 2016, a one year extension of the notice date of Delta's termination for convenience option to November 30, 2009, and a cancellation of 2,025,000 existing warrants, or 45% of the warrants previously granted to Delta by RJET.
www.corporate-ir.net /ireye/ir_site.zhtml?ticker=RJET&script=410&layout=-6&item_id=657289   (738 words)

 Republic Airlines Painting, Upper East Side
The airline changed its name to North Central Airlines when it relocated its headquarters to Minneapolis/St. Paul in 1952.
Republic Airlines was the product of a 1979 merger of North Central Airlines and Southern Airways, and the 1980 purchase of Hughes Airwest.
In 1986, Republic Airlines was acquired by Northwest Airlines in a merger.
www.nycjpg.com /prenycjpg/Archives/20030403.htm   (124 words)

 Republic Airways   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Republic Airways Holdings is led by several regional airline industry veterans, several of which joined Chautauqua Airlines in July of 1999.
Jones was instrumental in the significant growth at Mesaba Airlines.
He joined Chautauqua Airlines in September of 2002 as Vice President of Special Projects and in November of 2002 he was named President and Chief Operation Officer of Republic Airlines.
www.republicairways.com /who_leadership.asp   (1202 words)

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Republic was a Wisconsin corporation with its principal place of business in Minneapolis which was merged into Northwest.
During the relevant tax years, both commercial airlines operated in various states, including Illinois, and were required to apportion their business income to Illinois using the one-factor apportionment formula for transportation companies set out in section 304(d) of the Act.
We are also aware that the exclusion of flyover miles from the numerator of the apportionment fraction increases the number of "nowhere miles" (miles not apportioned to any taxing state), thus increasing the gap in taxation of airlines.
www.state.il.us /court/OPINIONS/AppellateCourt/1998/1stDistrict/March/HTML/1964267.txt   (1640 words)

 CHQ - Chautauqua Airlines
It is important to note that the pilots’ recent approval was based largely on job security concerns attributed with your plans to start Republic Airlines under a Jets for Jobs Agreement with US Airways.
As you are aware, we are involved in a concentrated effort against Chautauqua Airlines parent company, Republic Airways Holding, Inc. to stop the establishment of Republic Airlines from operating under a Jets for Jobs Code Sharing agreement with US Airways.
As was the case in Mesa Airlines’ creation of Freedom Air, it would be intolerable to allow Chautauqua Airlines to circumvent its pilot group by establishing an “alter ego” airline.
www.ibt747.org /airlines/chq/news/2003/040403chq.htm   (580 words)

 REPUBLIC AIRLINES: An Inventory of Its Records at the Minnesota Historical Society
Corporate records and subject files related to Republic Airlines (1979-1986) and its predecessor and acquired lines, including North Central Airlines (1952-1979) and its predecessor, Wisconsin Central Airlines (ca.1940s-1952); Southern Airways (ca.1940-1979); and Air West/Hughes Airwest (1968-1980) and its predecessors, Bonanza Air Lines (ca.1940s-1968), Southwest Airways (ca.1940s-1958), Pacific Air Lines (ca.1958-1968), and West Coast Airlines (ca.1940s-1968).
Republic Airlines was a publicly-held, Minneapolis-based carrier providing air transportation to the traveling and shipping public.
Republic was acquired by Northwest Airlines in August 1986.
www.mnhs.org /library/findaids/00358.html   (1694 words)

 Aviation Daily STORY
Republic Airlines is still finalizing its operating certificate with FAA, which it expects to complete by the time the Delta service begins.
Republic's status as the only independent regional flying the Embraer 170 gives the carrier an edge, UBS said, leading the investment firm to upgrade the company from neutral to buy.
Delta also amended its agreement with Republic Airways Holdings other subsidiary, Chautauqua, extending the contract term by two years to 2016 and adding a one-year extension for Delta's termination for convenience date to Nov. 30, 2009.
www.aviationnow.com /avnow/news/channel_aviationdaily_story.jsp?id=news/REP12274.xml   (311 words)

 Financials.com - Annual Reports, Stock Quotes and more
Republic would enter into a regional jet service agreement that would continue the operation of the EMB-170 aircraft as US Airways Express.
The affirmation of our amended Chautauqua Airlines jet service agreement along with the potential development of a new jet service agreement to operate Embraer 170 and 190 aircraft under the US Airways Express brand is a very positive development for our employees and shareholders," said Bryan Bedford, chairman, president and CEO of Republic Airways Holdings.
Republic Airways may, from time-to-time, make written or oral forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995.
www.financials.com /c/info/story.cfm?storynum=1341656   (496 words)

 USATODAY.com - Some airlines are making money   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
These are the "regional" airlines that take you from places like Medford, Ore., to United's hub in San Francisco; Little Rock, to US Airways' hub in Charlotte; or Wichita, to Continental's hub in Houston.
Regional airlines share several commonalities: 1) they usually operate jets or turboprops with less than 100 seats, 2) they usually fly short hops, and 3) they primarily serve as feeder carriers to the larger "legacy" airlines.
America West pays those airlines a fixed monthly stipend plus additional funds based on the number of flights flown and hours of operation, as well as a percentage of the revenue from the flights they operate under their code-share agreement.
www.usatoday.com /travel/columnist/grossman/2005-11-25-grossman_x.htm   (923 words)

 Think Kentucky Online Newsletter | April/May 2003 | Page 1   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
One of the nation’s newest regional airlines, Republic plans to fly twenty 50-passenger regional jet aircraft as a US Airways Express carrier with scheduled service beginning in late summer 2003.
Republic will employ a staff of about 355 including pilots, maintenance technicians, management and support staff.
Republic Airlines is locating its headquarters and will fly 20 regional 50-passenger jets out of Louisville International Airport.
www.thinkkentucky.com /kyedc/newsletters/2003_04/4_2003p1.html   (244 words)

 an in-depth look at the Northwest-Republic merger   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
In addition, Republic Airlines had grown into a pesky competitor, especially since its MSP and DTW hubs overlapped at NW’s, where NW was the largest carrier at the former and second-largest at the latter.
In addition, the Republic employees had a lot of pride in their airline and were bitter at NW’s decision to remove all traces as quickly as possible.
The airline was quick to blame the former Republic crew for the accident, angering many of its employees.
www.flyertalk.com /forum/showthread.php?t=76891   (2545 words)

 ATW Daily News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Republic Airways Holdings late Thursday placed a bid to purchase Shuttle America, which if accepted will enable it to fly additional Embraer 170s while remaining in compliance with the pilot contracts of the mainline carriers it currently serves.
Republic is offering $1 million for Shuttle America and will assume less than $1 million in debt if the deal is approved.
Republic Holdings could end up with three separate operating certificates, said spokesperson Warren Wilkinson, which would ensure compliance with the different scope clause requirements of each of its mainline partners.
www.atwonline.com /news/story.html?storyID=812&print=Y   (484 words)

 VNWA Fleet Paint   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Virtual Northwest Airlines was formed by a group of flight simulation enthusiasts in February 2001.
The premise of the fleet paint liveries is that the 1986 absorption of Republic Airlines by Northwest Airlines did not take place.
The 1986 Merger Liveries are almost a direct mix of the real Northwest Airline paint scheme at that time, combined with the tail paint scheme from Republic Airlines.
www.vnwa.com /fleetpaint.htm   (416 words)

 Republic Airways Adds Seats To United Deal
Regional carrier Republic Airways on Wednesday said it had agreed to fly more 70 seat aircraft and fewer 50 seaters under a code-share deal with United Airlines.
Republic plans to operate up to 23 70 seat Embraer ERJ-170 aircraft for United, beginning in October 2004, up from 16 previously, while reducing its planned fleet of 50 seat ERJ-145s to nine from 16.
A delay in certification for Republic's new operating subsidiary, Republic Airlines, pushed back the start of the United deal from August, the Indianapolis-based carrier said, adding that it will switch the service to its Chautauqua Airlines subsidiary in the meantime.
news.airwise.com /stories/2004/07/1089237615.html   (161 words)

 The Lane Report -- Fast Lane April 2003   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Republic Airlines plans to begin operating this summer with 10 Embraer ERJ-145 regional jets, flying regional routes for US Airways.
The airline may begin flying routes for other airlines by that time as well, said Republic President Tim Hanley, as major airlines are becoming increasingly interested in contracting with regional carriers to shuttle passengers from small and medium markets to larger airline hubs.
Republic officials said Louisville was selected as the airline’s corporate headquarters based on the airport’s field capacity, weather conditions and accessibility to other airline markets, as well as the economic incentives offered by the city and state.
www.kybiz.com /lanereport/departments/fast_lane/fastlane403.html   (5890 words)

 Miller Hails Decision in Northwest Airlines Case
Northwest Airlines, Inc., in which business and individual consumers alleged that the 1986 merger of Republic Airlines and Northwest Airlines led to an illegal concentration of airline services in the Northwest markets.
The potential class-action case was dismissed in January 1998 by a district court judge in Minnesota, but the matter was appealed to the 8th Circuit Court of Appeals based in St. Louis.
Major airlines have evolved a system of hubs since deregulation of the industry, building their routes and often eliminating competitors at their hubs.
www.state.ia.us /government/ag/consumer/press_releases/airline8.html   (579 words)

 Republic Airways Holdings Inc. information and related industry information from Hoover's
Through its main operating subsidiary, Chautauqua Airlines, Republic Airways Holdings provides connecting flights for American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, US Airways, and United Airlines.
Through Chautauqua, Republic operates a fleet of 16 Embraer regional jets and serves 73 cities in the US and Canada.
Republic's Republic Airline unit has not yet received certification to fly aircraft, but is expecting to do so in mid-2005.
hoovers.com /republic-airways/--ID__105884--/free-co-factsheet.xhtml   (379 words)

 PRESS RELEASE Pinnacle Airlines Celebrates 20 Years and Still Climbing!   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
The airline, formerly known as Express Airlines I initiated operations on June 1, 1985, operating as Republic Express and provided service between the Republic hub at Memphis to Columbus, Miss.; Greenville, Miss.; and Monroe, LA; using 19-seat Jetstream 3100 aircraft.
The airline expanded rapidly, adding the 33-seat Saab 340 aircraft to its growing fleet and expanding operations to Minneapolis - St. Paul.
Phil Trenary, Pinnacle's CEO was named "Airline Executive of the Year" by Commuter / Regional News for 1998, and "Airline Strategist of the Year" for 2003 by Airline Business News.
www.marketwire.com /mw/release_html_b1?release_id=87921   (880 words)

 Republic Airlines - A Republic Airways Company   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Republic Airlines will offer scheduled passenger service beginning in 2nd quarter of 2005.
All of its flights will be operated through a code-share agreement with United Airlines and operate under the United Express livery at United Airlines in Chicago and Washington Dulles airports.
Republic will operate 16, 70-passenger Embraer 170 aircraft.
www.republicairlines.com /who_history.asp   (68 words)

The agreements with Chautauqua and Republic expire in 2014, while the contract with Shuttle America runs through 2005 and includes a renewal option.
Chautauqua is celebrating thirty years of service and was recently named 2004 Regional Airline of the Year by Air Transport World.
Chautauqua and Republic Airlines are wholly owned subsidiaries of Republic Airways Holdings Inc., an airline holding company based in Indianapolis, Indiana.
www.unitedairlines.co.uk /press/pressroom/2004/us_0308.html   (370 words)

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