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BWIA West Indies Airways.(Latin America/Caribbean)(Brief Article)

Last year BWIA adopted a new business model, "streamlining the business along the lines of the new low-cost carriers such as JetBlue and Southwest. This means simplifying the fleet and sizing the operations and costs to fit the environment." Heavy maintenance checks and all ramp and duty-free operations were outsourced and the company laid off 617 of a workforce that numbered 2,400 immediately after 9/11. …

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