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American Airlines -- Step Up and Face Regional Pilot Pay Issues, Says Lee Moak
TheStreet - 08/27/2014
...management needs to come back to the table," said Moak, president of the Air Line Pilots Association, in an interview. "I believe that there is a deal...
 
JetBlue CEO Fires Back at Wall Street Analysts
Bloomberg Businessweek - 08/26/2014
...JetBlue Airways (JBLU) to replace CEO David Barger when his contract expires in February. Several Wall Street have been agitating for JetBlue...
 
Fares Up, Flights Down as AirTran Prepares to Depart
AviationPros.com - 08/26/2014
...competition -- that led antitrust regulators to approve the $1 billion deal in 2011. But Southwest has slashed flights in Atlanta as its dismantles...
 
United flight diverts over 'Knee Defender' fight
USA Today - 08/26/2014
...flight diverts over 'Knee Defender' fight Tags United Airlines Federal Aviation Administration On Sunday, a fight between two passengers over...
 
Windsor approves builder of $16.8-million cargo hub at airport, with FedEx as main tenant
Opinion - Blogs - The Windsor Star - 08/26/2014
 
Canadian Tire partners with Project North to donate 100 bags of hockey equipment to get Iqaluit kids in the game
CNW - 08/25/2014
"First Air is proud to provide ongoing support to Project North and to play a role in contributing to youth initiatives," says Brock Friesen, President and CEO, First Air. "First Air is committed to giving back to the communities we serve and we know this donation of equipment will assist in getting our youth active and engaged in sport."
 
Hawaiian Airlines' chief commercial officer says new Airbus planes offer better efficiency at lower cost
PBN Biz Blog - Pacific Business News - 08/26/2014
Hawaiian Airlines' chief commercial officer says new Airbus planes offer better efficiency at lower cost Hawaiian Airlines†executive vice president...
 
Hawaiian Airlines testing print-at-home baggage tags at Seattle and Oakland Airports
Pacific Business News - 08/25/2014
The program is part of Hawaiian Airlines' web check-in process and is meant to give travelers more options to move through the airport faster.
 
 
Airline News
 
Orbitz Is Tanking After American Airlines Pulls Fares From Site
Yahoo! Finance - 08/26/2014
...by this change. "We have worked tirelessly with Orbitz to reach a deal with the economics that allow us to keep costs low and compete with low-cost...
 
Southwest Airlines: We’re ‘shocked and disappointed’ by IAM request for mediation
Airline Biz Blog - Dallasnews.com - 08/26/2014
...issued a lengthy statement in response to the IAM s request to the National Mediation Board: While we will certainly honor the IAM s desire to...
 
Royal Jordanian joins Dreamliner club with first delivery
Breaking Travel News - 08/27/2014
The airplane will play a central role in the Amman-based airline’s strategic plan for fleet modernisation.
 
 
Industry & Legislative News
 
ICAO Task Force Sets Out Immediate Actions Responding To Conflict Zone Risks
Travel and Tour World - 08/27/2014
...Sets Out Immediate Actions Responding To Conflict Zone Risks The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) has concluded its second two-day...
 
Airlines Mull First-Class Future After Success of Business Beds
Yahoo! Finance - 08/26/2014
...almost two decades. More from Bloomberg.com: Burger King to Buy Tim Hortons for About $11 Billion Among carriers that see limited demand for...
 
Natural Gas Drilling Takes Off at Pittsburgh International Airport
Travel and Tour World - 08/26/2014
...Allegheny County has played a part in making it happen. Federal Aviation Administration rules restrict how airports can spend drilling dollars and...
 
 
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